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Title Spatial analysis and modeling in geographical transformation process : GIS-based applications / Yuji Murayama, Rajesh B. Thapa, Editors
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (x, 300 pages) : illustrations
Series GeoJournal library ; v. 100
GeoJournal library ; v. 100
Contents pt. 1. Spatial scale, autocorrelation and neighborhood analysis -- pt. 2. Urban analysis : zonation and population structure -- pt. 3. Land use and land cover change -- pt. 4. Multi-criteria GIS analysis -- pt. 5. Socio-environmental applications
Summary Currently, spatial analysis is becoming more important than ever because enormous volumes of spatial data are available from different sources, such as GPS, Remote Sensing, and others. This book deals with spatial analysis and modelling. It provides a comprehensive discussion of spatial analysis, methods, and approaches related to human settlements and associated environment. Key contributions with empirical case studies from Iran, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Nepal, and Japan that apply spatial analysis including autocorrelation, fuzzy, voronoi, cellular automata, analytic hierarchy process, artificial neural network, spatial metrics, spatial statistics, regression, and remote sensing mapping techniques are compiled comprehensively. The core value of this book is a wide variety of results with state of the art discussion including empirical case studies. It provides a milestone reference to students, researchers, planners, and other practitioners dealing the spatial problems on urban and regional issues
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Spatial analysis (Statistics)
Geographic information systems.
Genre/Form Geographic information systems.
Geographic information systems.
Form Electronic book
Author Murayama, Yūji, 1953-
Thapa, Rajesh, 1972-
ISBN 1283117789
9400706707
9400706715 (electronic bk.)
9781283117784
9789400706705
9789400706712 (electronic bk.)