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Clustering and Orientation of Passenger Volumes in Tube Stations in Central London by Mike Batty

The Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) is an interdisciplinary research institute focusing on the science of cities. It is part of the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment at University College London.

The centre was established in 1995 to lead the development of a science of cities drawing upon methods and ideas in modelling, sensing the urban environment, visualisation and computation.

It seeks to examine and offer solutions to the problems of resource efficiency and effective planning and governance shared by all cities. Our vision is to play a central role in the science of smart cities applying it to city planning, policy and architecture in the pursuit of making our cities better places to live.

Based in Bloomsbury, London is our living laboratory and as one of the world’s truly global metropolises there is nowhere better for learning about the challenges confronting modern cities.

CASA has established a concentration of academics with a wide breadth of expertise from a range of disciplines, all with a common domain knowledge in cities.