COMPUTER SIMULATION IN URBAN RESEARCH,
RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF
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Two major strains of research which make heavy use of simulation techniques are emerging 1 those using urban growth, development, and spatial location models, and 2 studies of local government decisionmaking. These and two hybrid efforts aimed at simulating a synthesis of economic, political, and administrative elements of an urban system will be discussed as will a simulation of local referenda on fluoridation. These studies include the majority of uses of computer simulation in urban research to date.
- Administration and Management
- Government and Political Science