SIGNAL : System of Integrated Growth of Networks and Land Use

  • David M Levinson (Creator)
  • Feng Xie (Creator)
  • Shanjiang Zhu (Creator)



This software models the co-evolution of land use and transportation network as a bottom-up process by which re-location of activities and expansion of roads are driven by interdependent decisions of individual businesses, workers, and road owners according to simple decision rules. A Simulator of Integrated Growth of Networks And Land-use (SIGNAL) is developed to implement these decentralized decision making processes, in which the Gini index and equivalent radius were computed to describe and track down the spatial patterns of space and network.
Date made available2016
PublisherData Repository for the University of Minnesota

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