Spatial Statistics through Applications

Spatial Statistics through Applications

by Jorge M. Mateu
     
 

ISBN-10: 1853126497

ISBN-13: 9781853126499

Pub. Date: 08/30/2002

Publisher: WIT Press

Based on a detailed course held early in 1999, this book provides a definitive treatment of spatial statistics for professionals, postgraduate students and researchers working environmental and other experimental areas. A basic introduction to probability and statistics and to statistical software is followed by a review of advanced statistical techniques. Topics…  See more details below

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Based on a detailed course held early in 1999, this book provides a definitive treatment of spatial statistics for professionals, postgraduate students and researchers working environmental and other experimental areas. A basic introduction to probability and statistics and to statistical software is followed by a review of advanced statistical techniques. Topics covered include spatial point processes, c ter intensive methods, spatial environmental epidemiology, model-based geostrategic, prediction and dynamic linear models, generalized linear models, and image analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853126499
Publisher:
WIT Press
Publication date:
08/30/2002
Series:
Advances in Ecological Sciences Series
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction to spatial statistics and its applications
Ch. 1A spatial perspective on decision-making methods and processes1
Ch. 2Perfect simulation in spatial statistics23
Ch. 3Spatial point processes: an overview43
Ch. 4Spatial interpolation of environmental processes71
Ch. 5Nonparametric nearest neighbour variogram estimation105
Ch. 6Semi-parametric statistical approaches for space-time process prediction. Some applications129
Ch. 7Extreme value analysis of wind speed in Great Britain149
Ch. 8Modelling extreme rainfall events177
Ch. 9Statistical methods for field analysis used in climatology205
Ch. 10Bayesian approach for investigating the relationship between road traffic pollution and asthma among children241
Ch. 11Analysis of cancer mortality via spatial point processes267
Ch. 12An application of marked point processes to the extraction of linear networks from images289
Ch. 13Statistical tools for spatial ecomonics315

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