Quantitative Geography: Perspectives on Spatial Data Analysis / Edition 1

Quantitative Geography: Perspectives on Spatial Data Analysis / Edition 1

by A Stewart Fotheringham, Chris Brunsdon, Martin Charlton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761959483

ISBN-13: 9780761959489

Pub. Date: 05/02/2000

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Integrating a discussion of the application of quantitative methods with practical examples, this book explains the philosophy of the new quantitative methodologies and contrasts them with the methods associated with geography's 'Quantitative Revolution' of the 1960s. Key issues discussed include: the nature of modern quantitative geography; spatial

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Integrating a discussion of the application of quantitative methods with practical examples, this book explains the philosophy of the new quantitative methodologies and contrasts them with the methods associated with geography's 'Quantitative Revolution' of the 1960s. Key issues discussed include: the nature of modern quantitative geography; spatial data; geographical information systems; visualization; local analysis; point pattern analysis; spatial regression; and statistical inference. Concluding with a review of models used in spatial theory, the authors discuss the current challenges to spatial data analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761959489
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/02/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Establishing the Boundaries
Spatial Data
The Role of Geographic Information Systems
Exploring Spatial Data Visually
Local Analysis
Point Pattern Analysis
Spatial Regression and Geostatistical Models
Statistical Inference for Spatial Data
Spatial Modelling and the Evolution of Spatial Theory
Challenges in Spatial Data Analysis

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