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Mathematical Models of Urban Characteristics

Mathematical Models of Urban Characteristics

Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico, have developed mathematical models to describe urban characteristics and their role in society at large. Not surprisingly, population is the largest factor in determining urban characteristics but a city’s ...

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Air Tree – Creating Energy and Air

Air Tree – Creating Energy and Air

The construction of an experimental ‘green’ power generating structure will soon be completed in Madrid, Spain. The structure, named Air Tree, is designed to benefit both the environment and the city’s residents by generating clean renewable energy, producing oxygen, and ...

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‘Boss’ Wins DARPA’s Urban Challenge

‘Boss’ Wins DARPA’s Urban Challenge

After several hours of highly eventful competition Carnegie Mellon University’s robotic car team won DARPA’s 2007 Urban Challenge. “Boss”, as it is known, was able to complete all three main missions and 19 submissions successfully scooping gold for Carnegie Mellon ...

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Toyota’s i-Real: The Real Transformer

Toyota’s i-Real: The Real Transformer

Toyota recently uncovered a new conceptual personal mobility vehicle called i-Real, at the 2007 Tokyo Auto Show. The new vehicle can easily change its shape to fit its speed of movement. The i-Real vehicle was developed in order to demonstrate ...

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