Complex Artificial Environments

Simulation, Cognition and VR in the Study and Planning of Cities

  • Juval Portugali
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-6
  2. Juval Portugali
    Pages 1-6
  3. General aspects of Complex Artificial Environments

  4. Specific experiences

  5. Urban simulation models

  6. Cognition and VR

  7. Planning

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 319-322

About these proceedings


This book explores the possibilities of applying the theories of complexity and self-organization developed to account for various phenomena in the natural science to artifacts traditionally the realm of humanities and social sciences. The emphasis of this volume is on the development of cities and the impact of these methods on urban simulation methods.


geovisualisation modeling pattern formation spatial cognition springer complexity urban simulation urban transport planning visualization

Editors and affiliations

  • Juval Portugali
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Geography and the Human Environment, Environmental Simulation LaboratoryTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael

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