Welcome to JIZNA
JIZNA is a Python framework for analyzing the complexity of cities based on the dual graphs of their road networks. The platform provides an experimental framework that aims to validate a search complexity model. The search complexity model attempts to predict the difficulty of searching a city based on the city's network properties.
JIZNA contains tools for the following:
- Parsing and creation of object representations of openstreetmaps XML dumps.
- Removal of outliers - regions that fall outside a city's geographical coordinates.
- Algorithmic merging of disjointed roads in openstreetmap XML dumps.
- Creation of dual graphs of city road networks.
- Calculation of various metrics based on structural network characteristics.
Clone the repo:
$ git clone https://github.com/abdulapopoola/JIZNA.git
What does JIZNA mean?
No, this is not related to the Czech city Jizna in any way.
The name was created from the initials of the lecturers and researchers who contributed to the development of the theoretical model and software platform.
Note: The ordering of the names is of no particular significance.
- J -> Dr. Jacob Crandall
- I -> Dr. Iyad Rahwan
- Z -> Dr. Zeyar Aung
- N -> Dr. Nicolas Stefanovitch
- A -> Dr. Alex Rutherford
What can I use JIZNA for?
JIZNA can serve a variety of purposes including but not limited to the following:
- The identification of potential trouble spots in cities.
- Modelling city plans and resource distributions.
- Predicting city complexity based comparisons to existing city models.
- Merging fragmented road sections in maps.
Authors and Contributors
JIZNA is currently maintained by @abdulapopoola. However, feel free to pull the repo and send in updates!
Support or Contact
Having trouble with JIZNA? Check out the documentation at https://github.com/abdulapopoola/JIZNA/tree/master/doc or send me an email: email@example.com. I'll help fix it.