Michael Batty

Author's details

Name: Michael Batty
Date registered: June 6, 2011

Biography

I chair CASA at UCL which I set up in 1995. I am Bartlett Professor In UCL.

Latest posts

  1. Plotting Every Crash on Every Road 1999-2010 — September 1, 2012
  2. Big Data, Complexity, Networks at the German Physical Society — March 17, 2012
  3. Understanding and Managing Complex Systems, 5 March 2012 — March 3, 2012
  4. Complexity Theory in Cities — February 13, 2012
  5. Martin Dodge, ex-CASA, wins AAG Meridian Prize for his Book Code/Space — February 3, 2012

Author's posts listings

Plotting Every Crash on Every Road 1999-2010

Jason Dykes showed this at the GeoVisualisation Meeting in Oxford on August 30th: A map of road crashes in Great Britain (not the UK) from 1999 to 2010. It mirrors of course the road network and the density of population …

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Big Data, Complexity, Networks at the German Physical Society

  Full Details of the Meeting are Here Various people from UCL and Kings are contributing to this meeting in Berlin. Mike Batty from CASA is talking on how cities and their evident complexity require big data which is rapidly …

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Understanding and Managing Complex Systems, 5 March 2012

The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) are organising this seminar on 5th March 2012 starting at 9-30am at Trippenhuis, Kloveniersburgwal 29, the Netherlands.   Mike Batty is talking about …

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Complexity Theory in Cities

Here is a  new book on complexity and cities entitled “Complexity Theories of Cities Have Come of Age: An Overview with Implications to Urban Planning and Design” edited by Juval Portugali, Han Meyer, Egbert Stolk and Ekim Tan with the …

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Martin Dodge, ex-CASA, wins AAG Meridian Prize for his Book Code/Space

Martin was an RA in CASA and then lecturer from 1996 to 2004. He is now Senior Lecturer in Geography at the University of Manchester. He coauthored the book with another friend of CASA, ROb Kitchin of NUI. Here is …

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London (Re)generation AD: Architectural Design

The Bartlett’s Michael Batty, Matthew Carmona, Edward Denison, Murray Fraser, Matthew Gandy, and Hilary Powell all feature in current issue of Architectural Design, a lively, thought-provoking exploration of the contemporary regeneration of London, edited by David Littlefield.   Plans to …

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Simulating the Spread of Infectious Diseases in Large Cities

Anders Johansson, Mike Batty and colleagues’ paper in The Lancet Infectious Diseases is published online today. There they are exploring how models for simulating crowds can be extended to deal with the spread of infectious diseases in  high density environments. …

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The ARCADIA Employment Model

Duncan Smith, Camilo-Vargas Ruiz and myself (Mike Batty) have completed the employment model for the Arcadia Integrated Assessment Model. The model is unique in that it is built at the regional level for three UK regions – London, the South …

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Representing Social Flows

The flow analogy is central to our work in COSMIC, Mechanicity and related projects which argue that cities should be considered as first and foremost as flow systems, not as locational patterns. This is massive break with the past as …

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All I Want For Christmas …

… is the biggest, fattest book I have ever contributed to, almost unknowingly. Imagine my surprise when the  large parcel, almost too heavy for the postman to carry, arrived on my desk, containing a copy of the 1465 page Technical …

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