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Geospatial Analysis: A Comprehensive Guide to Principles, Techniques and Software Tools
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  • Title Geospatial Analysis: A Comprehensive Guide to Principles, Techniques and Software Tools
  • Author(s) Michael J de Smith, Michael F Goodchild, Paul A Longley
  • Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd, 2nd edition (Dec 19, 2007); eBook, 5th edition (2015)
  • Hardcover 516 pages
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  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1906221529
  • ISBN-13: 978-1906221522
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Book Description

This book addresses the full spectrum of analytical techniques that are provided within modern Geographic Information Systems and related geospatial software products. It covers the principal concepts of geospatial analysis and their origins and methodological context.

Includes a chapter on Geocomputational Methods.

  • Geospatial analysis concepts
  • Core components of geospatial analysis, including distance and directional analysis, geometrical processing, map algebra, and grid models
  • Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis (ESDA) and spatial statistics, including spatial autocorrelation and spatial regression
  • Surface analysis, including surface form analysis, gridding and interpolation methods
  • Network and locational analysis, including shortest path calculation, travelling salesman problems, facility location and arc routing
  • Geocomputational methods, including agent-based modelling, artifical neural networks and evolutionary computing

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