Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 390

Full Length Research Paper

Predicting urban sprawl and land use changes in Akure region using markov chains modeling

Owoeye J. O.
  • Owoeye J. O.
  • Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Federal University of Technology, Akure PMB 704, Akure, Nigeria.
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Popoola O. O.
  • Popoola O. O.
  • Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Federal University of Technology, Akure PMB 704, Akure, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 27 April 2016
  •  Accepted: 11 October 2016
  •  Published: 31 July 2017

How to cite this article

APA /
Owoeye, J. O., & Popoola, O. O. (2017). Predicting urban sprawl and land use changes in Akure region using markov chains modeling. Journal of Geography and Regional Planning, 10(7), 197-207.
Chicago /
Owoeye J. O. and Popoola O. O.. "Predicting urban sprawl and land use changes in Akure region using markov chains modeling." Journal of Geography and Regional Planning 10, no. 7 (2017): 197-207.
MLA /
Owoeye J. O. and Popoola O. O.. "Predicting urban sprawl and land use changes in Akure region using markov chains modeling." Journal of Geography and Regional Planning 10.7 (2017): 197-207.