Soft Computing

, Volume 23, Issue 9, pp 2853–2862 | Cite as

A configurational approach based on geographic information systems to support decision-making process in real estate domain

  • Valerio Di Pinto
  • Antonio M. RinaldiEmail author


The distribution and shape of urban spaces together with the choices that lead to their configuration have been the base of long and multidisciplinary debates taking into account several and heterogeneous factors. In this context, the decision-making process involved in urban planning actions needs of specific measures to create, improve and manage the value of a given area and manufactures. In this article, we propose a quantitative approach based on configurational analysis in the domain of real estate. The use of geographic information systems to integrate and analyze data form different data sources shows similarities among social economics models and spatial approaches which consider completely different parameters.


Configurational analysis Space Syntax GIS 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (DICEA)University of Naples Federico IINaplesItaly
  2. 2.Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (DIETI)University of Naples Federico IINaplesItaly
  3. 3.IKNOS-LAB Intelligent and Knowledge Systems (LUPT)University of Naples Federico IINaplesItaly

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