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Quantitative Geography: Perspectives on Spatial Data Analysis A. Stewart Fotheringham

Quantitative Geography: Perspectives on Spatial Data Analysis

A. Stewart Fotheringham

Published January 1st 2000
ISBN : 9781446228333
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288 pages
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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 geographys QuantitativeMoreIntegrating 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 geographys 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. Written to be accessible, to communicate the diversity and excitement of recent thinking, Quantitative Geog