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Dynamic Trip Modelling From Shopping Centres to the Internet

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ISBN-10: 1402043457

ISBN-13: 9781402043451

Edition: 2006

Authors: Robert G. V. Baker

List price: $249.99
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Walking from a parked car to a shop, driving to a planned or unplanned shopping centre and virtual exchanges through the Internet are all part of 21 st century trips in human activity spaces. Can these diversified types of trips be linked in a common framework? In a bold and innovative analysis, the author shows how such a diversity of trips can be linked by a universal vision of spatial interaction modelling. He uses one special differential equation, describing exchanges between time lines, to model both real and virtual trips to shopping centres and through the Internet. These theoretical time lines are part of a time-space convergence, a concept that appeared in the time geography…    
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Book details

List price: $249.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 7/3/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 364
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Introduction
An introduction to retail and consumer modelling
Dynamic trip modelling
Empirical testing of the RASTT model in time and space
Dynamic modelling of the Internet
The socio-economic and planning consequences of changes to shipping trips
Conclusions