Geography Essays & Term Papers

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Traditional growth of cities in the twentieth century had largely followed the model of concentrated areas of intense business activities, which are generally referred to as the Central Business Districts. This concentration had been driven by the availability of essential infrastructure and services that are critical for business. These services are of such a nature that they have to be consumed locally and economies of scale are achieved only by accessing a large number of consumers located th

Chapter 1 Introduction The world is in the midst of a technological revolution based on information communication technology, defined here as computers, computer software and telecommunication equipment. Information infrastructure refers to the physical facilities services and management that support all computer resources in a nation. This includes computer hardware, networks and communication facilities. It is argued that the history of mankind can be written around the introduction of n