How big data and The Sims are helping us to build the cities of the future

I have recently published an article with my colleague, Alison Heppenstall in The Conversation. In the paper we discuss how computer simulation and big data are coming together to improve the ways that we model and understand cities. The article is free to read here: https://theconversation.com/how-big-data-and-the-sims-are-helping-us-to-build-the-cities-of-the-future-47292

AAG2016 Sessions: Urban Analytics and Space-Time Crime

I’m involved in organising two sessions for the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting in San Francisco next February: Symposium on Human Dynamics Research: Urban Analytics http://surf.leeds.ac.uk/announce/2015/09/17/AAG2016-UrbanAnalytics.htm A deluge of new data created by people and machines is changing the way that we understand, organise and model urban spaces. New analytics are required to […]