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Overview

GIS Tutorial for Crime Analysis is a crime-mapping workbook for analysts and students of criminology.  This book combines step-by-step tutorials with independent exercises to introduce key GIS skills, including data preparation, template building, and map production automation. Exercises teach readers skills needed in police departments across the nation. In addition to exercises, this book includes a 180-day trial version of ArcGIS® Desktop 10 software and exercise-data. Instructor resource DVD available on request.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589482142
  • Publisher: ESRI Press
  • Publication date: 11/15/2011
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 526,950
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Wilpen L. Gorr is a professor of public policy and management information systems at the School of Public Policy and Management, H. John Heinz III College, Carnegie Mellon University, where he teaches and researches GIS applications. He is also chairman of the school’s Master of Science in Public Policy and Management degree program.

Kristen S. Kurland is a teaching professor of architecture, information systems, and public policy at the H. John Heinz III College and School of Architecture, Carnegie Mellon University, where she teaches GIS, building information modeling, computer-aided drafting, 3D visualization, and infrastructure management.

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Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgments Learning pathways
Part 1: Working with Crime Maps —Chapter 1: Introduction to crime mapping and analysis

—Chapter 2: Introduction to Crime Mapping Using ArcGIS
—Chapter 3: Using Crime Maps
—Chapter 4: Designing and Building Crime Maps

Part 2: Conducting Crime Analysis
—Chapter 5: Querying Crime Maps
—Chapter 6: Building Crime Map Animations
—Chapter 7: Conducting Hot Spot Analysis

Part 3: Building a Crime Mapping and Analysis System
—Chapter 8: Assembling Jurisdiction Maps
—Chapter 9: Preparing Incident Data for Mapping
—Chapter 10: Automating Crime Maps Appendix A Tools and buttons Appendix B Task index Appendix C Handling data and homework files Appendix D Data source credits Appendix E Data license agreement Appendix F Installing the data and software

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  • Posted July 4, 2012

    hot topic and im tryn to submitt it as my final project but unf

    hot topic and im tryn to submitt it as my final project
    but unfortinatly i cant find free tutorials
    anyone can hook me up ??

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