A Heuristic Method for Land-Use Plan Generation in Planning Support Systems

@inproceedings{Arentze2006AHM,
  title={A Heuristic Method for Land-Use Plan Generation in Planning Support Systems},
  author={Ta Theo Arentze and Awj Aloys Borgers and Hjp Harry Timmermans},
  year={2006}
}
Existing land-use allocation methods assume that the suitability of a spatial distribution of land-uses can be measured as the sum of suitability scores across parcels. Although this may be plausible for some land-uses, facilities such as retailing, schools, medical services, etc., intend to serve the needs of a local population and should be evaluated at the level of a facility network, instead. The purpose of the present paper is to develop a method that combines a suitable heuristic for… CONTINUE READING

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