Dr Demet Yesiltepe
School of Architecture
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School of Architecture
Demet is an urban planner and designer. She develops her research in the fields of the built environment and active travel. Demet is a research associate and works on EPSRC-funded project SATURN (Supporting Active Travel Using Road-lighting at Night).
- Entropy of city street networks linked to future spatial navigation ability. Nature, 604(7904), 104-110.
- Landmarks in wayfinding: a review of the existing literature. Cognitive Processing, 22(3), 369-410.
- Computer models of saliency alone fail to predict subjective visual attention to landmarks during observed navigation. Spatial Cognition & Computation, 21(1), 39-66.
- Home and school environmental correlates of childhood BMI. Journal of Transport & Health, 16, 100823-100823.
- Understanding the role of urban form in explaining transportation and recreational walking among children in a logistic GWR model: A spatial analysis in Istanbul, Turkey. Journal of Transport Geography, 82, 102617-102617.
- Pedestrian route choice by elementary school students: the role of street network configuration and pedestrian quality attributes in walking to school. International Journal of Design Creativity and Innovation, 4(2), 67-84.
- A Tale of Two Cities: Understanding Children's Cycling Behavior From the Socio-Ecological Perspective. Frontiers in Public Health, 10.
- Walking Alone or Walking Together: Spatially Evaluating Children’S Travel Behavior to School. SSRN Electronic Journal.
- Children’s Active School Travel: Examining the Combined Perceived and Objective Built-Environment Factors from Space Syntax. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(1), 286-286.
- Measuring the relationship between spatial configuration, diversity and user behavior: A Post Occupancy Evaluation study in Istanbul’s peripheral districts. Journal of Design for Resilience in Architecture and Planning, 1(1), 84-102.
- Comparative Associations of Street Network Design, Streetscape Attributes and Land-Use Characteristics on Pedestrian Flows in Peripheral Neighbourhoods. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(10), 1846-1846.
- Understanding Cognitive Saliency by Using an Online Game, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (pp. 76-87). Springer International Publishing
Conference proceedings papers
- Redefining Global and Local Landmarks: When Does a Landmark Stop Being Local and Become a Global One? (pp 111-121)
- A Study on Visual and Structural Characteristics of Landmarks and Experts’ and Non-experts’ Evaluations (pp 95-107)
- Usage of landmarks in virtual environments for wayfinding: Research on the influence of global landmarks. 12th International Space Syntax Symposium, SSS 2019
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