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Hierarchical Settlement Networks
Hierarchical Settlement Networks

Author(s): András Kovács, Gabriell Máté, Zoltán Néda
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: Központi Statisztikai Hivatal
Keywords: settlement networks; spring-block model; USA; Transylvania; Hungary

Summary/Abstract: A network representation is introduced for visualizing hierarchical region structures on various spatial scales. The method is based on a spring-block model approach borrowed from physics; it was previously used successfully to detect regions in any geographical space. Transylvania, USA and Hungary are used to demonstrate the network construction method.

  • Issue Year: 2013
  • Issue No: 01
  • Page Range: 30-40
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: English
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