General Introduction

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Abstract

This chapter introduces the agenda of this research which intends to deal with the most popular methods regarding dynamic land use/cover change studies, specifically focusing on Geosimulation and a geospatial agent-based modelling domain. The chapter identifies existing problems in the topic area; addressees research questions and proposed motivations throughout this dissertation. It also comprises assumed hypotheses, intended objectives, and the planned research methodology within this work. The chapter will conclude by addressing the structure and organisation of this thesis.

Keywords

Cellular Automaton Urban Expansion Markov Chain Model Cellular Automaton Model Land Change 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Geography and Regional ResearchUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria

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