Artificial Crime Analysis Systems: Using Computer Simulations and Geographic Information Systems, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599045931
  • ISBN-13: 9781599045931
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 485 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released April 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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This book discusses leading research on the use of computer simulation of crime patterns to reveal hidden processes of urban crimes, taking an interdisciplinary approach by combining criminology, computer simulation, and geographic information systems into one comprehensive resource"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface: An Overview of Crime Simulation.
1: The Role of Simulation in Crime Research.
2: The Need for Systematic Replication and Tests of Validity in Simulation1.
3: Realistic Spatial Backcloth Is not that Important in Agent Based Simulation: An Illustration from Simulating Perceptual Deterrence.
4: Visualization of Criminal Activity in an Urban Population.
5: GIS–Based Simulation and Visualization of Urban Landuse Change.
6: Streets, Networks, and Crime Distribution.
7: Modelling Pedestrian Movement to Measure On–Street Crime Risk.
8: Core Models for State–of–the–Art Microscopic Traffic Simulation and Key Elements for Applications.
9: Simulating Urban Dynamics Using Cellular Antomata.
10: Space–Time Measures of Crime Diffusion.
11: Crime Event and Pattern Simulations.
12: Synthesis Over Analysis: Towards an Ontology for Volume Crime Simulation.
13: Offender Mobility and Crime Pattern Formation from First Principles.
14: Crime Simulation Using GIS and Artificial Intelligent Agents.
15: Characterizing the Spatio–Temporal Aspects of Routine Activities and the Geographic Distribution of Street Robbery.
16: Mastermind: Computational Modeling and Simulation of Spatiotemporal Aspects of Crime in Urban Environments.
17: The Simulation of the Journey to Residential Burglary.
18: Simulating Crime Against Properties Using Swarm Intelligence and Social Networks.
19: FraudSim: Simulating Fraud in a Public Delivery Program1.
20: Crime Justice Operation Simulations.
21: Development of an Intelligent Patrol Routing System Using GIS and Computer Simulations.
22: Drug Law Enforcement in an Agent–Based Model: Simulating the Disruption to Street–Level Drug Markets.
23: Using Varieties of Simulation Modeling for Criminal Justice System Analysis.
24: Conclusion.
25: Varieties of Artificial Crime Analysis: Purpose, Structure, and Evidence in Crime Simulations.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.