Modelling Natural Surveillance

@article{Desyllas2003ModellingNS,
  title={Modelling Natural Surveillance},
  author={J. Desyllas and P. Connoly and Frank Hebbert},
  journal={Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design},
  year={2003},
  volume={30},
  pages={643 - 655}
}
Many commentators have suggested that the ‘natural surveillance’ of public spaces can have important social consequences such as preventing or deterring crime. In this paper we introduce a model of natural surveillance in public space which uses visibility graph analysis. The model is applied to two study areas with very different urban morphologies: a traditional street network and a modern university campus. Levels of surveillance in the traditional street network are found to be much higher… Expand
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