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Run Schelling's model of segregation on a geographical map instead of the matplotlib plot or grid

If you don't know what is Schelling's model of segregation, you can read it here. I have written the following code to run the Schelling's model of segregation simulation. import matplotlib.pyplot ...
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Simulating random field with power law distribution using ArcGIS Desktop?

As far as I know, there are a lot of methods developed for simulating 2D random field with Gaussian distribution, such as geostatistical method, Fourier transform, etc. But a lot of geoscientific ...
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population density “hotspots” within ZCTA

With the available census tables (county, tract, block, zcta) and shapefiles, is it possible to identify "hotspots" of population concentration within a ZCTA? The ZCTA gazeteer file provides the ...
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Add variables to an existing netCDF file in R

I have a netCDF file with one variable 'gpwcount' and its lat/lot coordinates also available. The dimension of this 'gpwcount' variable is 1050 rows x 1050 columns. This file consists of population ...
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Simulate random error on data with pyqgis

I am developing a small tool to complement GPS data with mutual distances, and I need to simulate some input data. So I thought I would introduce a normally distributed error on the (known) positions, ...
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Choosing diffusion coefficient and other parameters for r.sim.water in GRASS7?

I'm trying to run r.sim.water in GRASS7 to simulate overland flow during a heavy rain event. My DEM has a resolution of 1m. I prepared it by adding values for buildings and included ditches and ...
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Generate sample (Gaussian distribution) and store simulations in raster stack in R

I have a raster stack, one of the raster layers is the mean prediction of a property for that pixel, the second layer is the variance of the prediction. I would like to write a function for ...
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Create repeating pattern of raster or polygons in ArcGIS

I want to create a repeating pattern of raster OR polygon features based on an existing sample, so that the sample fills up a larger area in a repeating pattern. For example, with a sample of 10x10 ...
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Testing tools to simulate user map browsing / stress test tile server?

are there any online/offline tools that would simulate user map browsing behavior, possibly concentrating on certain areas or random? I am trying to stress test a tile server.
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Problem in running r.sim.water

I am trying to run the r.sim.water in GRASS. I have calculated the partial derivatives dx and dy rater map using r.slope.aspect. I am using this elevation map [1] to get the time-series depth map. But ...
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Simulate water runoff to get water height over each pixel of DEM

Here is my problem that I am trying to deal with. I have given a height map of around 512X512 resolution(It is Geo-referenced and I have the meta-data for this). And I have given that this area ...
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Using OpenStreetMap for simulation of commuter routes? [closed]

I'm seeking some advice on how to build a simulation based on OpenStreetMap Data for my masterthesis. My knowledge of spatial data is very limited, since I come from another field of science, namely ...
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Creating a simulation of how people moving around a site

I am working on a project aiming to create a geographic simulation for how people interact around a site. Situation: There are x people in an enclosed area (such as a zoo). There are y locations to ...
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Taxi fleet simulation - MATSim a useful tool?

I am working on a university project and I would really appreciate some advice: My project consists in modeling the taxi fleet of a major city and investigating if replacing a percentage of the fleet ...
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Change slopes derived from DEM

I have a DEM for a region over which I want to simulate an ecological process. I would like to run several simulations for the same region but I want to alter the topography for the simulations. ...
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Agent Analyst extension for ArcGIS [closed]

I am trying to create agent based model for simulating movement of occupants in different rooms of different floors of a building. I am using Agent Analyst tutorial downloaded from ESRI website and ...
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I have n points, how do I find the closest one from a point p by road?

I'm currently working on a map with stores and clients. I want to find the closest store by road from a given client, with the aim of simulating the creation of a new store. Requirements: ...
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How to create the fuel models & live fuel moisture rasters for Wildfire simulation?

Has anybody done wildfire modelling in GRASS? Where could I obtain / how do I create the fuel models and live fuel moisture rasters to determine rate of spread (r.ros)?
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Is there a standard data model for storing traffic volumes, layout, lanes, timing and phasing information?

I am at a crossroads where I want to store more than a scenarios worth of project data from a Synchro study, but do not want to keep this data in a series of text files. The data output by Synchro is ...
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Simulating moving vehicles using ArcPy? [closed]

I have a point layer (stored in SQL Server 2008) that is being served up by a map service in ArcGIS Server 10.1. I am consuming this service in a web client. Lets say the points are boats out at ...
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Seeking GIS tools for simulating landscape fragmentation?

I am currently looking for any GIS packages (or add-ons) that allow the simulation of landscape fragmentation on raster data. Maybe also other software than GIS tools? Does anyone of you have had ...
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Creating network simulation / temporal models for videos? [closed]

I know of ArcGIS Tracking analyst and QGIS Time Manager. I have a transportation network with time based schedule for buses. I will create time aware shapefiles from this data. Is it possible to ...
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Monte Carlo simulation using QGIS and pgRouting on optimal sidewalk construction

I am new to spatial analysis and would appreciate some general direction on a project I am attempting, outlined below (I am starting from scratch). GOAL: To find the best locations to install 2000 ...
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Simulation envelopes and significance levels

Many spatial analysis packages provide Monte Carlo techniques to simulate upper and lower “envelopes” for a summary statistic as a function of distance (e.g. K-function, nearest neighbor, etc…). I’...
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Is there any pseudocode for MFD (multiple flow direction) algorithm available?

Still stuck with the simulation system, is there any good pseudocode for the multiple flow direction (MFD) algorithm? I read a pseudocode example and implemented it, however the simulation was linear: ...
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How to use GRASS with HEC-RAS?

I am trying to use HEC-RAS for the flood modelling of my flood simulation. How do I use the text file output of HEC-RAS with the GRASS script r.inund.fluv?