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A guide for geographic analysts, modelers, software engineers, and GIS professionals, this book discusses agent-based modeling, dynamic feedback and simulation modeling, as well as links between models and GIS software. This collection also presents a state-of-the-art understanding of applications based on environmental, atmospheric, hydrological, urban, social, health, and economic models.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589481305
  • Publisher: Ingram Publisher Services
  • Publication date: 8/1/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 7.58 (w) x 8.94 (h) x 1.11 (d)

Meet the Author

ESRI, Redlands, California.

Michael F. Goodchild is Professor of Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Director, National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis. He was Editor of Geographical Analysis between 1987 and 1990 and has served as Chair of the GIS Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers. Dr. Bradley O. Parks is GIS Coordinator for Great Lakes Research at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Large Lakes Research Station, Grosse Ile, MI. Dr. Louuis T. Steyaert is a research physical scientist within the National Mapping Division of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Michael Batty is Bartlett Professor of Planning and Director of the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) at University College London.

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Table of Contents

1 GIS and Modeling Overview 1
2 Towards a GIS Platform for Spatial Analysis and Modeling 19
3 Approaches to Modeling in GIS: Spatial Representation and Temporal Dynamics 41
Section 2 Tools and Techniques: Introduction by David J. Maguire 63
4 Assessing the Uncertainty Resulting from Geoprocessing Operations 67
5 Spatial Statistical Modeling in a GIS Environment 93
6 Linking General-Purpose Dynamic Simulation Models with GIS 113
7 Dynamic, Geospatial Landscape Modeling and Simulation 131
Section 3 Socioeconomic Applications: Introduction by Michael Batty 147
8 Urban Growth Using Cellular Automata Models 151
9 A Data Model to Represent Plans and Regulations in Urban Simulation Models 173
10 Urban Land-Use Transportation Models 203
11 Retail and Service Location Planning 221
12 Simulating Spatially Explicit Networks for Dispersion of Infectious Diseases 245
13 The Use of GIS in Transport Modeling 265
14 The Integration of Case-Based Reasoning and GIS in a Planning Support System 289
Section 4 Environmental Applications - Introduction by Michael F. Goodchild 315
15 Hydrologic Modeling 319
16 Environmental Modeling with PCRaster 333
17 Transition Potential Modeling for Land Cover Change 357
18 Modeling the Interaction Between Humans and Animals in multiple-use Forests: A Case Study of Panthera tigris 387
19 Integration of Geographic Information Systems and Agent-Based Models of Land Use: Prospects and Challenges 403
20 Generating Prescribed Patterns in Landscape Models 423
21 GIS, Spatial Analysis, and Modeling: Current Status and Future Prospects 445
Acronyms 457
Index 461
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