Application of the Tool and Criteria for Activating the Forum

  • Roberta Cocci Grifoni
  • Rosalba D’Onofrio
  • Massimo Sargolini
Part of the The Urban Book Series book series (UBS)


As illustrated in Part III, the decision-support system (DSS) is composed of two parts:
  • An evaluation system relying on a mathematical algorithm that simultaneously and contextually assesses different indicators (composed of multiple variables) that can be formally defined and represented. For brevity, we refer to this first part of the output as “Tool”.

  • An interpretation and assessment system that relies on the active participation of local communities and “interested populations” (European Landscape Convention/ELC 2000) and uses indicators that cannot be formalized in a mathematical algorithm. For brevity, we refer to this second part of the output as “Forum”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberta Cocci Grifoni
    • 1
  • Rosalba D’Onofrio
    • 1
  • Massimo Sargolini
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Architecture and Design, University of CamerinoAscoli PicenoItaly

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