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Partnership with Ordnance Survey – UK first national infrastructure asset database

Feb 27, 2013

ITRC researchers worked in partnership with Ordnance Survey and industry partners to construct a UK first national infrastructure asset database which includes all major infrastructure network ‘layers’, represented geospatially, as well as the latest economic and demographic projections supplied by Cambridge and Leeds, respectively.

The database is hosted in PostgreSQL, with a PostGIS extension, and relies solely on open-source software including Python and NetworkX software.

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Predicting infrastructure demand using satellite imagery and machine learning

Predicting infrastructure demand using satellite imagery and machine learning

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New interactive article illustrates urban planning models in action

New interactive article illustrates urban planning models in action

Researchers collaborating between the universities of Oxford and Newcastle have launched an interactive article to illustrate how their models can be used to evaluate development scenarios in the read more

ITRC Webinar – Digital Infrastructure Strategies – from Copper to Fibre and 4G to 5G

ITRC Webinar – Digital Infrastructure Strategies – from Copper to Fibre and 4G to 5G

Exploring the advantages and challenges of rolling out next-generation wireless networks in the UK and around the world On 9 November Jim Hall, ITRC Director, chaired another well-attended ITRC ... read more

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