Urban texture analysis with image processing techniques


Ratti, C. and Richens, P., 1999. Urban texture analysis with image processing techniques. In: Augenbroe, G. and Eastman, C., eds. Computers in Building: Proceedings of CAAD Futures 99. Boston: Kluwer Academic, pp. 49-64.

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A new paradigm for investigating the environmental consequences of urban texture is proposed. Using raster-based models and software algorithms derived from image processing, efficient methods of measuring geometric parameters and predicting radiation exchange are developed. The possibilities of generating synthetic urban textures, and integrating cellular automata, are explored. Results suggest the possibility of a raster-based urban model to inform planning and design.


Item Type Book Sections
CreatorsRatti, C.and Richens, P.
EditorsAugenbroe, G.and Eastman, C.
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DepartmentsFaculty of Engineering & Design > Architecture & Civil Engineering
ID Code11388


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