Sustainable Development: Concepts and Methods for Its Application in Urban and Environmental Planning

Beniamino Murgante1, Giuseppe Borruso2, and Alessandra Lapucci3 Sustainability: From Principles to Evaluation Methods The idea of sustainable development may appear quite vague, fuzzy and evasive (Pearce et al. 1989). In fact, whereas sustainability is related to a status of maintenance and conservation of the existing conditions, both in space and time and is referred to [...]

Geocomputation, Sustainability and Environmental Planning

Beniamino Murgante, Giuseppe Borruso and Alessandra Lapucci (Eds.) Copyright © 2011 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg This work is subject to copyright. All rights are reserved, whether the whole or part of the material is concerned, specifically the rights of translation, reprinting, reuse of illustrations, recitation, broadcasting, reproduction on microfilm or in any other way, and storage [...]

Sustainable Development: Concepts and Methods for Its Application in Urban and Environmental Planning

Beniamino Murgante1, Giuseppe Borruso2, and Alessandra Lapucci3 1 University of Basilicata, Viale dell’Ateneo Lucano, 10 – 85100 Potenza, Italy e-mail: beniamino.murgante@unibas.it 2 University of Trieste, P.le Europa, 1 – 34127 Trieste, Italy e-mail: giuseppe.borruso@econ.units.it 3 University of Pisa, Via Diotisalvi, 2 -56126 Pisa, Italy e-mail: alessandra.lapucci@ing.unipi.it 1 Sustainability: From Principles to Evaluation Methods The idea [...]

Cellular Automata Innovative Modelling For Science And Engineering

Edited by Alejandro Salcido Published by InTech Janeza Trdine 9, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia Copyright © 2011 InTech Modelling and simulation are disciplines of major importance for science and engineering. There is no science without models, and simulation has nowdays become a very useful tool, sometimes unavoidable, for development of both science and engineering. The numerical [...]

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