On the relationship beween Alonso's theory of movement and Wilson's family of spatial-interaction models

Ledent J (1981). On the relationship beween Alonso's theory of movement and Wilson's family of spatial-interaction models. Environment and Planning A 13 (2): 217-224. DOI:10.1068/a130217.

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Abstract

Compares the system of equations underlying Alonso's theory of movement with that of Wilson's standard family of spatial-interaction models. It is shown that the Alonso model is equivalent to one of Wilson's four standard models depending on the assumption at the outset about which of the total outflows and/or inflows are known. This result turns out to supersede earlier findings-inconsistent only in appearance-which were derived independently by Wilson and Ledent. In addition to this, an original contribution of this paper-obtained as a by-product of the process leading to the aforementioned result-is to provide an exact methodology permitting one to solve the Alonso model for each possible choice of the input data.

Item Type: Article
Research Programs: Human Settlements and Services Area (HSS)
Depositing User: Romeo Molina
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2016 12:25
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2016 12:25
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/12702

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