THE SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF SERVICE ACTIVITIES IN ISTANBUL METROPOLITAN AREA


Yilmaz G., Karaaslan S.

JOURNAL OF THE FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE OF GAZI UNIVERSITY, vol.25, no.3, pp.653-662, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE OF GAZI UNIVERSITY
  • Page Numbers: pp.653-662

Abstract

The aim of this study is to determine how the service activities affect urban development in Istanbul metropolitan areas. In this context, the spatial distribution of service activities within the city of the areal specialization or congurent structure or overlapping activities through districtlevel is to be determined. Relations between districts and distribution of service activities belonging to districts are investigated via correspondence and clustering analysis methods and a technique, which gives the opportunity to examine the relations between the categories of each variable and the cross relations present between variables in a categorical basis by Bertin charts and correspondence maps in connection with Istanbul is utilized. In conclusion, based on TUIK (Turkey Statistical Institute) and ITO (Istanbul Trade Chamber) records of services performed analysis of changes in spatial organization allows the empirical findings to the discovery and is distinguished from other studies with this feature.