EIGHTIES : Experimental Information for the Geographical and Historical Study of urban Territories wIth complExty Science
Developing a new science of cities is the research program of several international teams in quantitative geography, spatial economics, transport studies as well as statistical physcis, compluter science and geomatic.
This project follows decades of research on cities, at the intersection of analysis, modelling and simulation. This work has provided a body of empirical results, methods in spatial analysis and models to explain regularities. It has also opened an epistemological way of thinking about cities and systems of cities as complex systems. Our network is based on a generational basis rather than disciplinary boundaries. It aims at gathering different communities around the development of a new science of complex cities.