A genetic algorithm predicts the vertical growth of cities

Posted by on May 25, 2018 4:32 pm
Categories: Top News

The increase of skyscrapers in a city resembles the development of some living systems. Researchers have created an evolutionary genetic algorithm that, on the basis of the historical and economic data of an urban area, can predict what its skyline could look like in the coming years. The method has been applied successfully to the thriving Minato Ward, in Tokyo.

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