Research Reports

 

New

Mobile Computing and Communications: New Interactions Between Infromation Architecture and Infrastructure Use

Working paper for the Workshop on Bringin Information Technology to Infrastructure
Institute for Civil Infrastructure Systems
Washington, DC
June 25-27, 2001

 

Work in Progress

The Science of Location: Why the Wireless Development Community Needs Geography, Urban Planning, and Architecture
by Anthony Townsend
February 2001
Position paper presented at CHI 2001, Seattle Washington, March 31-April 5

 

Internet Map Gallery
A graphical collection of the maps showing the growth of cities as Internet nodes and hubs over the last five years.

 

Telecommuting and the Future of Cities: A Preliminary Look at White-Collar Workers
Researcher: Professor Ingrid Gould Ellen, New York University, Kathy Hempstead, New York University

 

Main Research Areas

A. Modeling and Measuring the Information City

Where are the Web Factories? The Urban Bias of e-Business Location
by Sean Gorman
February 2001

 

Grounded Capital: Venture Capital's Role in the Clustering of Internet Firms in the U.S.
by Matthew Zook
January 2001

 

The Internet and the Rise of the New Network Cities, 1969-1999
by Anthony Townsend
February 2001
Published in "Environment and Planning B", special theme issue on Cybergeography, edited by Martin Dodge.

 

Life in the Real-Time City: Mobile Telephones and Urban Metabolism
by Anthony Townsend
August 2000

 

Network Cities and the Global Structure of the Internet
by Anthony M. Townsend
July 2000

 

It's Not Only What You Inform - It's Also Where You Do It: The Location of Production, Consumption and Contents of Web Information
by Aharon Kellerman
February 2000

 

The Local Becomes Global Becomes Local: The International Movement of Capital and Its Urban Reifications
by Aharon Kellerman
February 2000

 

The Internet Backbone and the American Metropolis
by Mitchell L. Moss and Anthony M. Townsend
Published in The Information Society Journal -16(1):35-47, January 2000

 

The Role of the Real City in Cyberspace: Measuring and Representing Regional Accessiblity to the Internet
by Mitchell L. Moss and Anthony M. Townsend
Published in Information, Place, and Cyberspace: Accessiblity in the Information Age (Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2000)

 

Small-Area Analysis of Internet Use: 3-D Visualization of Internet Domain Name Registrations
by Anthony Townsend
September 1999

 

B. Broader Impacts

How Telecommunications Systems are Transforming Urban Spaces
by Mitchell L. Moss and Anthony M. Townsend
April 1999

 

Life in the Real-Time City: Mobile Telephones and Urban Metabolism
by Anthony M. Townsend
Published in the Journal of Urban Technology August 2000

 

C. Planning and Design

NetCity: A Future Community for Working and Living
Ruben Brown, Joseph 'Jofish' Kaye, and Anthony M Townsend

D. Past Research

We also conducted a number of research studies on information technology prior to 1999. The links below provide access to both original versions online (at our sister site http://urban.nyu.edu as well as PDF versions for easier printing and download)

 

Municipal Government Online: How New York City Can Become the Internet City
by Mitchell L. Moss, Courtney Wade, Jennifer Li Wong, and Steve Mitra
May 1999

 

'Net Equity: Class Divisions Emerging on the Net
by Mitchell L. Moss and Steve Mitra
August 1998

 

Spatial Analysis of the Internet in U.S. Cities and States
by Mitchell L. Moss and Anthony Townsend
April 1998

 

Manhattan Leads the 'Net Nation
by Mitchell L. Moss and Anthony Townsend
October 1997

 

Telecommunications Policy and Cities
by Mitchell L. Moss
November 1996

 

Leaders and Losers on the Internet
by Mitchell Moss and Anthony Townsend
September 1996

With support from the National Science Foundation, under the Urban Research Initiative
(C) 1999, 2000, 2001 Taub Urban Research Center, New York University
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