Information Technology: Social and Spatial Perspectives: Proceedings of an International Conference on Information Technology and its Impact on the Urban-Environmental System Held at the Toyohashi University of Technology, Toyohashi, Japan, November 1986

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Isao Orishimo, Geoffrey Hewings, Peter Nijkamp
Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Sep 14, 1988 - Business & Economics - 268 pages
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The book contains perspectives on the way new information technology might reorient the spatial organization of activity. The perspectives range from conceptual, high- lighting the role of research and development to case studies from Japan. Considerable debate is focused on the role of distance and the way in which new information technology might re-shape interaction and, eventually, the form and function of urban areas.

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Contents

Preface
1
Information Technology in an International Perspective
66
Telecommunication and the Tyranny of Space
91
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PATRICIO A. AROCA is Professor and Head of IDEAR at Universidad Catolica del Norte, Chile, and Affiliated Research Professor at REAL, University of Illinois. GEOFFREY J. D. HEWINGS is Director of REAL, Professor of Geography and Regional Science, of Economics and of Urban and Regional Planning.

Professor Dr P. Nijkamp has received the 1996 Spinoza Award, an annual award to honour outstanding scientific merit and to stimulate innovative future research.

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