The Old and the New: Qualifying City Systems in the World with Classical Models and New Data

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Cura , Robin; Cottineau , Clementine; Swerts , Elfie; Ignazzi , Antonio; Bretagnolle , Anne; Vacchiani-Marcuzzo , Céline; Pumain , Denise;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1111/gean.12129
  • Subject: PARIS team | ACL | [ SHS.GEO ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Geography | [SHS.GEO]Humanities and Social Sciences/Geography

International audience; Zipf's rank‐size rule, lognormal distribution, and Gibrat's urban growth models are considered as summarizing fundamental properties of systems of cities. In this article, they are used as statistical benchmarks for comparing the shapes of urban ... View more
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