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Hence, areas for urbanization are even more concentrated in zones which we assume are served by public transportation networks. This prompts us to admit that, in the zones cut off at this step, a low level of development is possible, thus weakening the strong fractal model. 11) This is why the areas assigned to the second-order centers are the same as those of the third-order centers belonging to the highest-ranked center (Fig. 14). This corresponds to a particularity of multifractal structures.
It consists of covering a chosen zone with a grid of a given mesh (grid square) size ". The number of grid squares containing buildings is counted. At the next step, the mesh size is reduced and the procedure repeated. By repeating the procedure, we obtain an empirical relation between the number of grid squares containing buildings and the grid square size. 6 illustrates the method for a Sierpinski carpet by choosing grid square sizes in accordance with the iteration procedure. , both follow the series of the mapping procedure and so the fractal law holds.
This procedure is reiterated at the third step (Fig. 14b). We then obtain a set of eight different codes, each consisting of three digits. The first level center with the highest facility level m D 1 has the code 111. The four directly adjacent squares of level m D 2 have the codes 110. They correspond to suburban areas of the main center. The four centers 011 correspond to the four centers of level m D 2 generated at the second iteration step and correspond to centers of the facility level m D 3.