1 Also known as Desire Path.

2 The seminal work on desire lines is The Poetics of Space: The Classic Look at How We Experience Intimate Places by Gaston Bachelard, Beacon Press, 1964/1994. The application of desire lines in Central Park is documented in Rebuilding Central Park: A Management and Restoration Plan by Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, MIT Press, 1987.

3 See “Commercial Success by Looking for Desire Lines” by Carl Myhill, in Computer Human Interaction: 6th Asia Pacific Conference, APCHI 2004, Rotorua, New Zealand, June/July 2004, Proceedings, by Masood Masoodian, and Steve Jones and Bill Rogers (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, 2004.

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