Urban Spatial Structure

  title={Urban Spatial Structure},
  author={Alex Anas and Richard Arnott and Kenneth A. Small},
Statistical Approaches Geographers have developed abstract methods, which facilitate realistic description but fall short of useful theorizing. We discuss two such methods here, then briefly describe economists' descriptive attempts to define and identify subcenters, those employment clusters outside the CBD. One approach, called point pattern analysis, defines various statistics involving distances between observed units of development. These statistics are then compared with theoretical… CONTINUE READING
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