New Frontiers in Urban Analysis: In Honor of Atsuyuki Okabe

Yasushi Asami, Yukio Sadahiro, Toru Ishikawa

June 26, 2009 by CRC Press
Reference - 272 Pages - 127 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781439802526 - CAT# K10134


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  • Includes the work of leading experts who have worked or studied with Atsuyuki Okabe, Japan’s leading expert in spatial analysis
  • Represents the state-of-the-art in Urban Analysis
  • Examines case studies in urban planning, transport, administrations, and public health
  • Provides access to cutting-edge work that has never previously been translated


Bringing together the world’s leading experts in Urban Analysis, this remarkable and critically acclaimed volume applies the theories and models of Atsuyuko Okabe, Japan’s preeminent spatial analyst, to case studies in urban planning, transport, administration, and public health in the context of the highly advanced Japanese planning system. It includes information that has never appeared in English, covering the development of techniques in GIS, spatial modeling, and methodologies of spatial analysis as they are applied to urban environments. Each of the contributors has worked directly with or studied under Professor Okabe