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Statistical Methods for Geography: A Student's Guide / Edition 2

Statistical Methods for Geography: A Student's Guide / Edition 2

by Peter A. Rogerson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412907965
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 01/28/2006
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 7.32(w) x 9.13(h) x (d)

About the Author

I am Professor of Geography and Biostatistics at the University at Buffalo. My research interests are in the area of demography and population change, epidemiology, spatial statistics, and spatial analysis. My current work is focused upon the development of new methods for the quick detection of newly emergent clusters in geographic data (for example, how does one determine as quickly as possible whether there is a new cluster of crime or disease?).

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the Third Edition
Introduction to Statistical Methods for Geography
Descriptive Statistics
Probability and Discrete Probability Distributions
Continuous Probability Distributions and Probability Models
Inferential Statistics: Confidence Intervals, Hypothesis Testing and Sampling
Analysis of Variance
Introduction to Regression Analysis
More on Regression
Spatial Patterns
Some Spatial Aspects of Regression Analysis
Data Reduction: Factor Analysis and Cluster Analysis
Appendix A: Statistical Tables
Table A.1 Random Digits
Table A.2 Normal Distribution
Table A.3 Student's t-Distribution
Table A.4 Cumulative t-Distribution
Table A.5 F-Distribution
Table A.6 X2 Distribution
Appendix B: Mathematical Conventions and Notation
B.1 Mathematical Conventions
B.2 Mathematical Notation
Appendix C: Review and Extension of Some Probability Theory
C.1 Expected Values
C.2 Variation of a Random Variable
C.3 Covariance of Random Variables

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