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Hydra I Grid Based Spatial Planning Services

When faced with difficult decisions, planners are hampered in the search for effective solutions by the absence or fragmentation of appropriate evidence ( or data relating to the decision and by the lack of analytical tools ny which to interpret this evidence. This is equally true for multi-national corporations, local traders, and public sector organisations. This project seeks to present decision-makers (planners) with grid-based tools to tackle such problems. The key objectives of the project are: (i) to deliver a software demonstrator on the White Rose Grid which can solve spatial planning problems relating to retailing, housing, transportation, and land-use under a variety of demographic and economic scenarios; (ii) to integrate data from a variety of sources and physical locations within the software architecture; (iii) to provide a variety of spatial analysis functions, including forecasting, dynamic modelling and location optimisation.

Maturity: Initial Research
Region: UK
Type: Pilot
Grant Value: £64,309.00
Start Date: 15/12/2003
End Date: 30/09/2004
Project Status: funded
Funding Agency: ESRC

Project Members
Dr Mark Birkin

Collaborating Organisations
University of Leeds

Component(s) Project Develops
This project is not associated with any components at present.

Application Area(s) associated with Project
This project is not associated with any application areas at present.


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