Computers, Environment and Urban Systems

Computers, Environment and Urban Systems

Juan C. Duque: Editorial Board Member

An interdisciplinary journal publishing cutting-edge and innovative computer-based research on environmental and urban systems, that privileges the geospatial perspective. The journal welcomes original high quality scholarship of a theoretical, applied or technological nature, and provides a stimulating presentation of perspectives, research developments, overviews of important new technologies and uses of major computational, information-based, and visualization innovations. The journal is designed for urban and regional planners and policy analysts, environmental planners, economic geographers, geospatial information scientists and technologists, regional scientists and policy makers, architectural designers.

RSAI

Papers in Regional Science

Juan C. Duque: Editorial Board Member

Papers in Regional Science is the official journal of the Regional Science Association International. It encourages high quality scholarship on a broad range of regional science topics. Coverage includes: innovation and spatial knowledge spillovers, spatial networks and clusters, regional labour markets, spatial econometrics, behavioral location models, transportation and migration, land use and urban development, spatial agglomeration and segregation, new economic geography, inter-industry analysis and trade, environment and natural resources, urban and regional development, geographical information systems and spatial data analysis.

The journal publishes high quality papers that make a new contribution to the understanding of urban and regional systems. The editors invite submissions dealing with theory, methods and models of spatial analysis. The journal has a multi-disciplinary outlook and includes contributions from economics, geography, planning, engineering and public policy.

International Regional Science Review

International Regional Science Review

Juan C. Duque: Editorial Board Member

International Regional Science Review (IRSR), published quarterly, is an international forum for economists, geographers, planners, and other social scientists to share important research findings and methodological breakthroughs. Focusing on issues of theory, method, and public policy where the spatial or regional dimension is central, IRSR strives to promote useful scholarly research that is securely tied to the real world.

+ Publications

An algorithmic approach for simulating realistic irregular lattices

In this paper, we propose an algorithm, RI-Maps, that combines fractal theory, stochastic calculus and computational geometry for simulating realistic irregular lattices with a predefined number of polygons.

Learning outcomes and dropout intentions: An analytical model for Spanish universities

The dropout rate among Spanish university students is very high compared to the European mean, creating a pressing need for the introduction of policies and programmes aimed at increasing rates of persistence.

Propuesta metodologica para la desagregación espacio-temporal de los indicadores de demografía empresarial

Propuesta metodologica para la desagregación espacio-temporal de los indicadores de demografía empresarial

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+ Software and tools

spatially constrained clustering algorithms

Python library with spatially constrained clustering algorithms

Economic multipliers for Colombia

Interactive tool for visualizing the interindustry dynamics in Colombian economy.

Spatial deagregation of multipliers

Interactive tool for visualizing the spatial distribution of economic impacts in Colombian metropolitan areas.

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+ News

RiSE participates in the UN-Habitat Council (Kenya)

RiSE-group was invited to the workshop "The Role of Cities In Creating Improved Economic Opportunities" in the UN-Habitat Governing Council... here are some pictures of the event, Link

The student Oswaldo Zapata awarded

The student of the Master in Economics from the University EAFIT, Oswaldo Zapata, was one of the awarded students by the Government of Antioquia

Noreña's undergraduate thesis published in international book

The thesis of economics student, Miguel Norena, has been published in the book Defining the Regional Spatial Scale in Modern Analysis.

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