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Professor Michael Batty FBA

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About this Fellow

Spatial Statistics, GIS and Cartography Urban Studies



Current post

  • Bartlett Professor of Planning, University College London

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, Reader in Geography, University of Reading, 1969 - 1979
  • Professor of City and Regional Planning, University of Wales, Cardiff, 1979 - 1989
  • Director of the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1990 - 1995
  • Professor of Spatial Analysis and Planning, Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London, 1995
  • Bartlett Professor of Planning, University College London, University College London, 1995


Urban modelling: algorithms, calibrations, predictions 1976


Microcomputer graphics: art, design and creative modelling 1987


Fractal cities: a geometry of form and function 1994


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