Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Professor in Sport Management, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran

2 Professor in Urban Planning and Geography, Faculty of Geographical Sciences and Planning, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran


The aim of this study was to use of Gray Cluster Analyze (GCA) Method in Site Selection of Sport Places in Cessation Spatial status. The study area of research was three regions 5, 6 and 13 of Isfahan city (Iran) that has 34% of total area and 21% of total population of Isfahan city. For data analyzing was used of Excel, Arc/GIS, Arc/View and Auto Cad software and also coding in MATLAB, and for site selection in cessation spatial was presented a algorithm by Gray Cluster Analyze  Method. Results show that by according to complexity of urban texture and non stable for criteria of site selection of sport places, Gray Cluster Analyze can present valid outcome by controlling all criteria simultaneously, that this issue is impossible in other methods.


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