UGPMs have allowed us to understand the mechanisms behind urban sprawl. This review goes beyond summarizing the state of the art by including a survey on barriers perceived by practitioners in wide spread UGPM adaptation.
Further information: D. Triantakonstantis, G. Mountrakis, (2012). Urban growth prediction: A review of computational models and human perceptions. Journal of Geographic System, 4(6): 555-587. [0.5MB pdf]