Jiang B, Claramunt C, 2004, "Topological analysis of urban street networks" Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design 31(1) 151 – 162
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Topological analysis of urban street networks
Bin Jiang, Christophe Claramunt
Received 31 January 2003; in revised form 13 June 2003
Abstract. The authors propose a topological analysis of large urban street networks based on a computational and functional graph representation. This representation gives a functional view in which vertices represent named streets and edges represent street intersections. A range of graph measures, including street connectivity, average path length, and clustering coefficient, are computed for structural analysis. In order to characterise different clustering degrees of streets in a street network they generalise the clustering coefficient to a k-clustering coefficient that takes into account k neighbours. Based on validations applied to three cities, the authors show that large urban street networks form small-world networks but exhibit no scale-free property.
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