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Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science

Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science

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Planning Theory | Urban Planning

eISSN: 23998091 | ISSN: 23998083 | Current volume: 51 | Current issue: 5 Frequency: 9 Times/Year
Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science is the leading journal for the publication of high-quality articles that present cutting-edge research in analytical methods for urban planning and design. The journal focuses on smart cities, urban analytics, GIS, and urban simulation models. It also deals with visualisation, computation, and formal design-based methods applicable to morphological processes and structures in cities and regions.

Visit the other journals from the Environment and Planning suite:

Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space

Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space

Environment and Planning D: Society and Space

Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space


This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science is an international, multidisciplinary journal focused on the application of quantitative, computational, design and visual methods to the spatial and morphological structure of cities and regions.

Areas of methodological interest include geocomputation, spatial statistics, geographical information science, computational modelling, visualisation, agent based modelling, crowdsourcing, big data, optimisation, and urban analytics. Papers are invited that provide empirical evidence for understanding, planning or theorising how urban systems and processes emerge. We welcome papers that show how formal models can be used to explore how cities and their elements behave, reproduce, evolve, or impact upon urban forms and functions, and on the livability, equality and sustainability of cities. Papers on topical themes such as complexity theory, smart cities, and urban science are encouraged.

The journal publishes leading-edge and original manuscripts of no more than 8000 words (inclusive of all tables, figures and references), as well as shorter commentaries of up to 4000 words.

Managing Editor
Michael Batty University College London, UK
Editors
Seraphim Alvanides Northumbria University, UK
Daniel Arribas-Bel University of Liverpool, UK
Andrew Crooks State University of New York at Buffalo
Linda See International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria
Levi Wolf University of Bristol, UK
Editor for Urban Data/Code
Daniel Arribas-Bel University of Liverpool, UK
Editor for Featured Graphics
Danny Dorling University of Oxford, UK
Editorial Advisory Board
Clio Andris Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Marc Barthelemy Institut de Physique Theorique, France
Clementine Cottineau Technical University, Delft, The Netherlands
Helen Couclelis University of California, USA
José Pinto Duarte Pennsylvania State University, USA
Dafna Fisher-Gewirtzman Technion, Haifa, Israel
Marta Gonzalez University of California, Berkeley, USA
Yan Liu Queensland University, Australia
Ying Long Tsinghua University, China
Paul Longley University College London, UK
Harvey Miller Ohio State University, USA
John Peponis Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Pamela Robinson Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
Somwrita Sarkar University of Sydney, Australia
Philip Steadman University College London, UK
Piyushimita Thakuriah Rutgers University, NJ, USA
Ran Wei University of California, Riverside, USA
Sarah Williams MIT, USA
Yoshiki Yamagata Keio University, Japan
Anthony Yeh The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Moira Zellner Northeastern University, USA
Founding Editor
Lionel March University of California, Los Angeles, USA
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