simulating urban space use

How do people use spaces? Or to put it another way, how consistent are the proposed/designed spaces with the way they are actually used, and what kinds of informal/spontaneous/unexpected uses does a space finally host?

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Pedestrian stand-off: a model

As a follow-up to the pedestrian stand-off game, I have created a simple model of the scenario. It is an agent-based model, where agents wandering randomly in space play a single turn of the pedestrian stand-off  each time they meet.  Continue reading