Posts by: warmdev

Can improved understanding of buyer, seller, and developer interactions help us meet our intensification goals? Our Urban Growth and Change research group in the School of Planning is conducting research to shed light on this question. Our activities include a research partnership with representatives from regional and municipal governments and the real estate industry. As […]

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Dear IEMSS members and research colleagues, We invite your registration for IEMSS workshop A4: “The MIRACLE prototype: A hands-on demo of a new tool for visualization, analysis, and workflow management for agent-based models of socioeconomic systems”. Session description: This session follows up on the 2014 IEMSS workshop “Analyzing and synthesizing results from complex socio-ecosystem models […]

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DiD MIRACLE Project

On June 6, 2016 By

MIRACLE (Mining relationships among variables in large datasets from complex systems) is a Digging into Data project that aims to build a cloud-based community platform for reproducible data analysis, visualization and management for ABM output data. Summary Outputs People News Summary WICI core member and director Dawn Parker has received new grant funding from the […]

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Xinyue: Renters’ survey

On April 20, 2016 By

My name is Xinyue Pi. I am working towards a Master of Environmental Studies in the University of Waterloo’s School of Planning. Currently I am working in the research team led by Dr. Dawn Parker and Dr. Jeff Casello to develop a model to understand housing market and transportation interactions in Kitchener-Waterloo. In order to […]

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Dawn Parker

On April 8, 2016 By

Dawn Parker is Professor in the School of Planning, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, Canada. Her research focuses on the development of fine-scale models that link the drivers of land-use change and their socioeconomic and ecological impacts, with completed and ongoing projects on organic agriculture in California’s Central Valley, timber harvest and carbon sequestration […]

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Jeff Casello

On April 6, 2015 By

Associate Provost, Graduate Studies Associate Professor Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and School of Planning, University of Waterloo Professor Casello’s interests lie in urban transportation systems and their impacts on healthy and economically viable urban areas. As such, he conducts research on the design and operation of public transportation systems, urban roadway systems, and […]

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Yu Huang

On April 2, 2015 By

I am Yu Huang, a PhD student at the School of Planning in the University of Waterloo. My research interest lies in land use change, agent-based modelling, and land use and transportation integration. Currently I am working with Prof. Dawn Parker and trying to investigate the potential impacts of light rail transit on housing market […]

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Xiongbing Jin

On April 2, 2015 By

Xiongbing Jin is a Post-doctoral Fellow at the School of Planning, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo. He is the lead developer of the agent-based WAterloo Regional Model (WARM) which aims to simulate the relationships between residential location decisions, trip choices and landscape management, and how these decisions are influenced by urban infrastructure and policies. […]

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Xinyue Pi

On April 2, 2015 By

Xinyue Pi is a MES (Environmental Studies) student at the School of Planning, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo. Her work focuses on modeling the rental market using hedonic pricing methods. She has completed a dual degree undergraduate program in 2014 and received bachelor’s degrees in Geomtatics from University of Waterloo and Wuhan University with […]

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Robert Babin

On March 17, 2015 By

Robert Babin is working towards an MA in the University of Waterloo’s School of Planning. After completing a BES in Planning, he continued at the school to work on a large agent-based modeling project to simulate development in Waterloo Region. Within this project he is using spatial econometric techniques to estimate heterogeneous home buyer preferences […]

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