Modeling growth curve of fractal dimension of urban form of Beijing

  title={Modeling growth curve of fractal dimension of urban form of Beijing},
  author={Yanguang Chen and Linshan Huang},
  journal={Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications},
The growth curves of fractal dimension of urban form take on squashing effect and can be described by sigmoid functions. The fractal dimension growth of urban form in western countries can be modeled by Boltzmann’s equation and logistic function. However, these models cannot be well applied to the fractal dimension growth curve of Beijing city, the national capital of China. In this paper, the experimental method is employed to find parametric models for the growth curves of fractal dimension… 

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