Perver uses geospatial analytics to improve our understanding of how natural and built environments contribute to active living, health, quality of life, and sustainability. She develops immersive virtual environments to understand how urban, neighborhood, and open space environments support physical activity, psychological restoration, safety, park use, and quality of urban life. Other interests include 3-D city modeling for urban planning, urban design, innovative public participation methods, and cartographic design.
- Urban park pathway design characteristics and senior walking behavior (2017)
- Do configurational attributes matter in context of urban parks? Park pathway configurational attributes and senior walking (2016)
- Social and environmental factors related to boys' and girls' park-based physical activity (2015)
- Residents' perception of cultural activities as quality of life in Istanbul (2015)
- Park use among youth and adults: Examination of individual, social, and urban form factors (2014)
- Does intelligibility affect place legibility? Understanding the relationship between objective and subjective evaluations of the urban environment (2012)
- Park-based physical activity among children and adolescents (2011)