Complex artificial environments - ESLab's experience

Juval Portugali, Itzhak Benenson, Itzhak Omer, Rivka Fabrikant, Hernan Kasakin, Karel Martens, Tal Agmon, Slava Birfur, Ran Goldblatt, Erez Hatna, Vlad Kharbash, Talia Margalit, Hani Munk-Vitelson, Guy Nizry, Udi Or, Amir Porat, Asaf Roz, Karin Talmor, Michael Winograd

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Abstract

The Environmental Simulation Laboratory (ESLab) is one of several laboratories, research centers and planning and design organizations that have emerged in the last two decades with a configuration that focuses on complex artificial environments in general, and on cities and their dynamics, in particular. The specific experience gained at ESLab is employed in this paper to discuss the various theoretical, methodological, social and ethical issues associated with the above emerging bodies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationComplex Artificial Environments
Subtitle of host publicationSimulation, Cognition and VR in the Study and Planning of Cities
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages95-115
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)3540259171, 9783540259176
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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Portugali, J., Benenson, I., Omer, I., Fabrikant, R., Kasakin, H., Martens, K., Agmon, T., Birfur, S., Goldblatt, R., Hatna, E., Kharbash, V., Margalit, T., Munk-Vitelson, H., Nizry, G., Or, U., Porat, A., Roz, A., Talmor, K., & Winograd, M. (2006). Complex artificial environments - ESLab's experience. In Complex Artificial Environments: Simulation, Cognition and VR in the Study and Planning of Cities (pp. 95-115). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-29710-3_7