Quantitative Methods and Socio-Economic Applications in GIS, by Fahui Wang

By Fahui Wang

The moment version of a bestseller, Quantitative equipment and Socio-Economic functions in GIS (previously titled Quantitative tools and functions in GIS) info functions of quantitative equipment in social technological know-how, making plans, and public coverage with a spotlight on spatial views. The e-book integrates GIS and quantitative (computational) tools and demonstrates them in a number of policy-relevant socio-economic purposes with step by step directions and datasets. The e-book demonstrates the range of concerns the place GIS can be utilized to augment the experiences relating to socio-economic concerns and public policy.

See What’s New within the moment Edition:

  • All venture directions are in ArcGIS 10.2 utilizing geodatabase datasets

  • New chapters on regionalization equipment and Monte Carlo simulation

  • Popular projects automatic as a handy toolkit: Huff version, 2SFCA accessibility degree, regionalization, Garin-Lowry version, and Monte Carlo established spatial simulation

  • Advanced projects now applied in basic courses or ArcGIS: centrality indices, wasteful commuting degree, p-median challenge, and site visitors simulation

Each bankruptcy has one topic topic and introduces the strategy (or a bunch of comparable tools) such a lot suitable to the subject matter. whereas every one process is illustrated in a different case of program, it might probably even be used to investigate diverse concerns. for instance, spatial regression is used to check the connection among activity entry and murder styles; structures of linear equations are analyzed to foretell city land use styles; linear programming is brought to resolve the matter of wasteful commuting and allocate healthcare amenities; and Monte Carlo approach is illustrated in simulating city traffic.

The publication illustrates the diversity of computational tools and covers universal initiatives and significant matters encountered in a spatial surroundings. It presents a platform for studying technical talents and quantitative tools within the context of addressing real-world difficulties, providing you with rapid entry to the instruments to unravel significant socio-economic issues.

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