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Read more at: Integrating models of the built and natural environment

Integrating models of the built and natural environment

17 June 2021

Cross-discipline collaboration, cultural barriers and compelling questions. Better data can help us understand the complex interactions between the urban systems we create and the natural systems in which they operate. Such an understanding would underpin our ability to meet important environmental targets such as Net Zero...

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Read more at: Research Profile - West Cambridge Digital Twin Facility

Research Profile - West Cambridge Digital Twin Facility

14 December 2020

The d evelop ment of a digital twin of the University of Cambridge West Cambridge campus provide s a demonstrator facility to address the challenges associated with the production of a National Digital Twin (NDT), an ecosystem of connected digital twins, securely sharing infrastructure and built environment data to support...

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Gabriel Martin Hernández

Research background

PhD. Gabriel Martin was a Predoctoral Research Associate with the Hyperspectral Computing Laboratory Cáceres (Spain) and Postdoctoral Researcher in "Instituto de Telecomunicaçoes" Lisbon, Portugal. His research interests include remote sensing image processing, specifically the areas of hyperspectral unmixing and hyperspectral compressive sensing, as well as the efficient processing of remote sensing images in High Performance Computing architectures such as GPUs.

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Read more at: PolyChora Alpha: a new digital interface for interdisciplinary city design

PolyChora Alpha: a new digital interface for interdisciplinary city design

The aim of this project was to develop a new digital interface to integrate the data and visualisation of the designs of land use, buildings, transport infrastructure and associated urban services at both the neighbourhood and city scale. The interface can also be used by non-specialists to modify...

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Read more at: Complex Systems Network

Complex Systems Network

This network takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the state-of-the-art in use of modelling support for infrastructure planning decision making, both in industry and policy practice, and in the research community; needs of the practitioner community for research and innovation on...

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Read more at: Analysing Systems Interdependencies using a Digital Twin

Analysing Systems Interdependencies using a Digital Twin

This project investigates how to understand infrastructure complexity, using the digital twin. This work provides a first step toward next-generation systems engineering by demonstrating the feasibility of using a digital twin to generate new insight on systems relationships and interdependencies. ...

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Read more at: Digital Modelling of the Evolution of the Built Form in Britain

Digital Modelling of the Evolution of the Built Form in Britain

In this project we define ‘built form’ as the assemblage of individual buildings and structures in the built environment and we make use of a wide range of new insights and data to model the evolution of the built form in Britain. Building on the pilot CDBB project PolyChora, which has developed an...

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Read more at:  Designing Safe Complex Environments

Designing Safe Complex Environments

Using the principles of universal design, this project aims to create a VR environment that reduces usability issues such as balance in order to test virtual built environment designs with users who have a balance or sensory impairment.

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Read more at: The local governance of digital technology – implications for the cityscale digital twin

The local governance of digital technology – implications for the cityscale digital twin

What part does city and regional governance play in how a city-level digital twin develops? It is necessary to understand the ways in which governance for digital twins is bound by context and the ways in which it is generalisable in order to successfully transfer knowledge and best practices among...

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Read more at: A digital twin prototype for journeys to work in Cambridge

A digital twin prototype for journeys to work in Cambridge

How can digital twins address city-level problems such as transportation planning as work patterns change? This project represents an early trial to address the research gap on city-level digital twins. The pilot is focused on commutes, such as journeys to work, which are a key determinant of peak-...

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