FUTURES-AMR: Towards an Adaptive Mesh Refinement Framework for Geosimulations

  title={FUTURES-AMR: Towards an Adaptive Mesh Refinement Framework for Geosimulations},
  author={Ashwin Shashidharan and Ranga Raju Vatsavai and Derek B. van Berkel and Ross K. Meentemeyer},
Adaptive Mesh Refinement (AMR) is a computational technique used to reduce the amount of computation and memory required in scientific simulations. Geosimulations are scientific simulations using geographic data, routinely used to predict outcomes of urbanization in urban studies. However, the lack of support for AMR techniques with geosimulations limits exploring prediction outcomes at multiple resolutions. In this paper, we propose an adaptive mesh refinement framework FUTURES-AMR, based on… 

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