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ERIC Number: ED020631
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Mar
Pages: 1
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PLANNING THE CAMPUS BY COMPUTER.
MATTOX, ROBERT F.
PROBLEMS OF CAMPUS PLANNING ARE DISCUSSED IN TERMS OF COMPUTER ANALYSIS OF SCHEDULED AND NONSCHEDULED ACTIVITIES. ESTIMATION OF SPACE NEEDS FOR SCHEDULED CAMPUS ACTIVITIES INCLUDES--(1) TOTAL ENROLLMENT, (2) DISTRIBUTION OF MAJORS, (3) DISTRIBUTION OF CLASS TIME TO DEPARTMENTS, (4) DEPARTMENT LOADS, (5) DISTRIBUTION TO LECTURE LAB, (6) DISTRIBUTION TO CLASS SIZE, AND (7) SUMMARY BY DEPARTMENT, CLASS SIZE OR ACTIVITY. THE DISCUSSION OF NONSCHEDULED ACTIVITIES INCLUDES RESEARCH USING STUDENT DIARIES OF ACTIVITIES, TIMES, AND LOCATIONS, WITH COMPUTER ANALYSIS AND PLOTTING OF DATA. COMPUTER PROGRAMS HAVE ALSO BEEN DEVELOPED TO SIMULATE THE CHANGING UNIVERSITY IN TERMS OF ITS SPACE AND ACTIVITIES. THE USE OF THE COMPUTER IN THE PLANNING PROCESS INCLUDES PROCESSING AND DISPLAYING INFORMATION, EXPRESSING RELATIONSHIPS OF COMPONENTS, MODELING CHANGES AND THE EFFECTS OF PLANNING DECISIONS. THIS ARTICLE APPEARED IN THE MARCH 1968 ISSUE OF ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING NEWS. COPIES MAY BE OBTAINED BY WRITING THE EDITOR, 51 UPPER MONTCLAIR PLAZA, UPPER MONTCLAIR, NEW JERSEY 07043. (MM)
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