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A stochastic model of the propagation of local fire fronts in New York City : implications for public policy

Auteur :
WALLACE, R.

Description :
A stochastic model of block-loevel advancing contagious urban decay is presented under conditions of inadequate fire extinguishment services. It is based on earlier obsrvations that spread of urban decay in small areas involves sudden clusters of fires which propagate from affected blocks to those nearby.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Environment and planning A, issn : 0308-518X, 1991, vol. 23, n°. 5, p. 651-662, Références bibliographiques : 27 réf.

Date :
1991

Editeur :
Pays édition : Royaume-Uni, London, Pion

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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