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Peris, A.F.T. (author)
Cities never function in isolation but as nodes in overarching systems characterised by flows of goods, people, and information. To fully understand the evolution of cities, a relational approach is needed, which investigates cities in relation to other cities and urban regions. While a significant part of urban system research has focused on...
doctoral thesis 2021
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Peris, A.F.T. (author), Meijers, E.J. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
News travels fast and far, and the general idea is that the spatial extent of news coverage has increased over time. Information flows are always involved in systems of interdependent cities. This is the reason why George Zipf and Allan Pred, both pioneers of the urban systems literature, were eager to obtain data on these relations to...
journal article 2020
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Peris, A.F.T. (author), Faber, Willem Jan (author), Meijers, E.J. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
Previous studies have highlighted the importance of having long term data for the study of cities, but such sources are relatively scarce. This is especially the case for data about relations between cities, which is a crucial aspect of urban dynamics. Over the last two decades, many efforts have been made to digitalize texts, including books...
journal article 2020
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Peris, A.F.T. (author), Meijers, E.J. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
The study of relations between cities has long been a major focus in urban research. For decades, this field has grown integrating contributions from many disciplines. But today, the field appears rather fragmented. This study analyses the body of literature that has developed over the last 23 years to identify schools of thought on...
journal article 2018
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