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  • Planned vs. real city: 3D GIS for analyzing the transformation of urban morphology 

    Garcia-Almirall, M. Pilar; Valls Dalmau, Francesc; Moix Bergadà, Montserrat (Springer, 2014)
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    Cities are constantly evolving: buildings are built and demolished, altering the landscape of our cities; Urban Plans describe what we want our cities to be, undergoing revisions as we change our vision of the future of ...
  • Measuring functional polycentricity for the analysis of structural places. The case of the seven principal metropolitan areas in Spain. 

    Ruiz Estupiñán, Nancy Helena; Marmolejo Duarte, Carlos Ramiro; Tornés Fernández, Moira (2013)
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    The study of polycentrism is responsible for identifying subcenters that integrate urban systems, as well as measuring the magnitude of the phenomenon in urban reality. This paper presents the analysis of measure of ...
  • Does the size matter? Zipf's law for cities revisited 

    Roca Cladera, Josep; Arellano Ramos, Blanca (2011)
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  • Spatial patterns of land use: morphology and demography, in a dynamic evaluation of urban sprawl phenomena along the Spanish mediterranean coast 

    Colaninno, Nicolas; Cerdà Troncoso, Jorge Francisco; Roca Cladera, Josep (2011)
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    Based on theoretical concepts about urban sprawl, such as land consumption and population density, this study aims to provide a methodology for defining models of urban development and, through a temporary cut, dynamically ...
  • Modelling urban growth: a prospective population, housing and job location model 

    Marmolejo Duarte, Carlos Ramiro; Ruiz Lineros, Manuel A.; Cerdà Troncoso, Jorge Francisco; Roca Cladera, Josep; Masip Tresserra, Jaume (2011)
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    Demographic projections have become in a useful tool in the planning of urban land provision. In the context of a more comprehensive research orientated towards the construction of a system to evaluate the impact of new ...
  • Polycentrism in the Spanish metropolitan system an analysis for 7 metro areas 

    Marmolejo Duarte, Carlos Ramiro; Aguirre Núñez, Carlos Andrés; Masip Tresserra, Jaume; Chica Mejía, Juan Eduardo; Pérez Prieto, Claudia Beatriz (2011)
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    Polycentrism is becoming one of the dominant structures in contemporary metropolises. Concentrated decentralization and the integration of formerly independent cities by the reduction of travel time are behind of such a ...
  • Ocupación del suelo artificializado en las costas españolas 

    Romano Grullón, Ramona Yraida; Burns, Malcolm; Roca Cladera, Josep (Colegio de ingenieros de caminos, canales y puertos, 2011)
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    Las áreas costeras españolas forman parte de los ámbitos donde la dispersión de la urbanización está alcanzando mayor intensidad. Actualmente la Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (UPC) está desarrollando un proyecto de ...
  • Experiencia docente en la enseñanza de Sistemas de Información Geográfica en Arquitectura 

    Garcia-Almirall, M. Pilar; Redondo Domínguez, Ernesto; Valls Dalmau, Francesc; Corso Sarmiento, Juan Manuel (2014)
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    La enseñanza de los Sistemas de Información Geográfica en los estudios de Arquitectura plantea una serie de retos por las necesidades específicas de los estudiantes de arquitectura y de los arquitectos como técnicos. Este ...
  • Experiencia docente en la enseñanza de sistemas de información geográfica en arquitectura 

    Garcia-Almirall, M. Pilar; Redondo Domínguez, Ernesto; Valls Dalmau, Francesc; Corso Sarmiento, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    Teaching Geographic Information Systems in the degree of Architecture raises a number of challenges due to the specific needs of both architecture students and trained architects. This paper explains the teaching methodology ...
  • FAST: a fault analysis software tool 

    Duatis Puigdollers, Jordi; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    This paper introduces the Fault Analysis Software Tool (FAST) which from a simplified description of any process is able to perform the structural analysis and systematically obtain the analytical redundancies to perform ...

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