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Title: On Modelling internet transactions as a time-dependent random walk: An application of retail aggregate space-time trip (RASTT) model
Contributor(s): Baker, Robert Graham (author)
Publication Date: 2002
DOI: 10.1023/A:1020197231365
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/2101
Abstract: The mathematical description of the Internet is a new challenge facing applied modellers. There are now new spatial and temporal accessibilities to consider and new concepts emerging, such as,‘e-tailing’, where commercial transactions can take place globally and almost instantaneously. This freedom of access into the Internet for consumers means issues of physical location, travel time or market area may be less relevant and the research frontier has to deal with such things as ‘virtual distance’ and unrestricted shopping opportunities between countries. There even appears to be some sort of time substitution for spatial interaction (particularly from time-poor affluent households). A key theoretical question is whether cyberspace is a product of what Marx described as ‘time annihilating space’.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: GeoJournal, 53(4), p. 407-418
Publisher: Springer
Place of Publication: Netherlands
ISSN: 1572-9893
0343-2521
Field of Research (FOR): 080599 Distributed Computing not elsewhere classified
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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