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Encyclopedia > Spatial data analysis

Spatial data analysis is a quantitative approach to geographical analysis that applies rigorous statistical techniques to geographic data, to ultimately analyze why phenomena occurs in particular places, and what dynamic factors are key. Spatial data analysis goes beyond the basic analytical capabilities available in Geographic Information Systems, with separate tools providing extended ability to use techniques including spatial regression and geographically-weighted regression (GWR). A quantitative property is one that exists in a range of magnitudes, and can therefore be measured. ... Italic textBold text == Headline text ==ú Map of the Earth ( Medium) ( Large 2 MB) Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Geography Table of geography, hydrography, and navigation, from the 1728 Cyclopaedia. ... A graph of a bell curve in a normal distribution showing statistics used in educational assessment, comparing various grading methods. ... Geographic data is about much more than electronic pictures of maps. ... A geographic information system (GIS) is a system for managing data that has a spatial specialized form of an information system. ...


External links

  • Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science (CSISS)
  • GeoDa - Spatial Analysis Lab, University of Illinois

 
 

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