2020 DOI: 10.20944/preprints202009.0512.v1 View full text Preprint
Satej Soman, Anni Beukes, Cooper Nederhood, Nicholas Marchio, Luís M.A. Bettencourt

Abstract: The recent growth of high-resolution spatial data, especially in developing urban environments, is enabling new approaches to civic activism, urban planning and the provision of services necessary for sustainable development. A special area of great potential and urgent need deals with urban expansion through informal settlements (slums). These neighborhoods are too often characterized by a lack of connections, both physical and socioeconomic, with detrimental effects to residents and their cities. Here, we sh…

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