RiSE-group is applying spatial analysis methods and geoinformation processing to develop guidelines for strategic regional planning aimed to foster sustainable development in the region of Uraba - Colombia. This project involves several research groups of EAFIT University in order to accomplish an integral and synoptic view of the territory under study. More info
This project uses spatial analysis techniques to spatially disaggregate the forecasts of water demand in the Metropolitan Area of Medellín between 2010 and 2040. The resulting information will provide critical information about the future requirements of water infrastructure network required to respond to urban growth.
The final product of this project is a software called Boyle, which allows visualizing and estimating, at any spatial scale, the future demand for water. The software also contains an early warning system to detect the zones that are near to reach their capacity limit.
This project seeks to describe the socioeconomic dynamics in the Metropolitan Area of Medellin from 1993 to 2009. It covers six major areas of analysis: demography, education, labor market, poverty, mobility, and security.
This research is part of a wider project called “Plan Director 2030” in which the public administration and academics from France, Barcelona and Colombia work on the construction of a sustainable urban development of the Metropolitan Area of Medellin.
This project seeks to develop an input-output matrix approximation for the city of Medellín, and identify the clusters which have developed in the city to be dynamically simulated using system dynamics. The resulting simulations will be useful to propose strategies to strengthen the chain relationships that favor regional development.
Formulation of a optimization model to reproduce the conditions of the sealed auction by the National Electric Energy Commission (CNEE), so that the results of this model could be used to certify that the assignment of the contracts was optimal. The project also involves advising the CNEE for tuning the software that the institution used to carry out the auction.
A Python interface was developed to generate and solve linear programming problems in the MPS standard for several optimization applications (Mosek, lp_solve and Lingo) to carry out the required computations.
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.
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
Python library with spatially constrained clustering algorithms
Interactive tool for visualizing the interindustry dynamics in Colombian economy.
Interactive tool for visualizing the spatial distribution of economic impacts in Colombian metropolitan areas.
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 of the Master in Economics from the University EAFIT, Oswaldo Zapata, was one of the awarded students by the Government of Antioquia
The thesis of economics student, Miguel Norena, has been published in the book Defining the Regional Spatial Scale in Modern Analysis.