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The 14th Annual Dangermond Lecture at UCSB

The 14th Annual Dangermond Lecture at UCSB

7 February 2013

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Mike Batty presented the 14th lecture in the series endowed by Jack and Laura Dangermond, the President and Vice President and Founders of the world’s largest GIS software company ESRI, makers of ArcGIS. His lecture given at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB), was focused on his work with city size distributions and their dynamics, and is posted on his blog www.complexcity.info. It included theoretical ideas using his idea of rank clocks and visualizations by Ollie O’Brien who devised the Rank Clock Visualiser and Martin Austwick who has written various related visualization using Processing.

The Dangermond lecture series is featured at

www.geog.ucsb.edu/giving/opportunities/named-awards.html

The Rank Clock Visualiser can be accessed at

http://casa.oobrien.com/rankclocks/

The visualisation using Processing can be viewed on YouTube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=4V3X8G8Db44

And related rank size dynamics are animated on Vimeo at

http://vimeo.com/11136894