The Esri Guide to GIS Analysis, Volume 3: Modeling Suitability, Movement, and Interaction / Edition 1

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Overview

The Esri Guide to GIS Analysis, Volume 3: Modeling Suitability, Movement, and Interaction describes practical applications of modeling concepts in a geographic information system (GIS). This book shows readers how they can explore spatial interaction, site selection, routing, and scheduling, and explains how to best interpret the results of the analysis. With full-color maps and illustrations and sample applications, this book will help students studying GIS and professional GIS analysts better use models to evaluate locations and analyze movement.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589483057
  • Publisher: ESRI Press
  • Publication date: 7/16/2012
  • Series: Esri Guide to GIS Analysis Series , #3
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 420
  • Sales rank: 916,519
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Andy Mitchell is a writer at Esri. He is the author of ESRI Guide to GIS Analysis, Volume 1: Geographic Patterns and Relationships (Esri Press 1999) and ESRI Guide to GIS Analysis, Volume 2: Spatial Measurements and Statistics (Esri Press 2005).

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introducing GIS modeling
The GIS modeling process
Define the goal of the analysis
Define the criteria
Collect the data
Run the model
Verify the results
Modify and re-run the model
Document the analysis
Display and apply the results
Modeling and GIS data
Spatial data types
Attribute data
Accounting for spatial bias
Geographic scale
Data quality
References and further reading

Chapter 2 Finding suitable locations
Designing a Boolean suitability model
Evaluating locations
Identifying potential locations
References and further reading

Chapter 3 Rating suitable locations
Designing a suitability model to rate locations
Rating locations using weighted overlay
Rating locations using fuzzy overlay
References and further reading

Chapter 4 Predicting favorable locations
Designing a model to predict favorable locations
Predicting using known occurrences
References and further reading

Chapter 5 Modeling paths and corridors
Designing a path model
Modeling a path over a network
Modeling an overland path
References and further reading

Chapter 6 Modeling interaction
Designing a model of interaction
Allocating demand to facilities
Modeling travel to facilities
References and further reading

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