Quantitative methods and socio-economic applications in GIS (Record no. 211940)

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020 ## - INTERNATIONAL STANDARD BOOK NUMBER
International Standard Book Number 9781138843622
082 ## - DEWEY DECIMAL CLASSIFICATION NUMBER
Classification number 910.285
Item number W2Q8
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Personal name Wang, Fahui
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Title Quantitative methods and socio-economic applications in GIS
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Edition statement 2nd
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Name of publisher, distributor, etc CRC Press
Date of publication, distribution, etc 2015
Place of publication, distribution, etc Florida
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Extent xxxi, 301p.
Other physical details With index
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Bibliography, etc Table of Contents

Section I GIS AND BASIC SPATIAL ANALYSIS TASKS
1 Getting Started with ArcGIS: Data Management and Basic Spatial Analysis Tools
2 Measuring Distance and Time
3 Spatial Smoothing and Spatial Interpolation

Section II BASIC QUANTITATIVE METHODS AND APPLICATIONS
4 GIS-Based Trade Area Analysis and Application in Business Geography
5 GIS-Based Measures of Spatial Accessibility and Application in Examining Health Care Access
6 Function Fittings by Regressions and Application in Analyzing Urban Density Patterns
7 Principal Components, Factor and Cluster Analyses, and Application in Social Area Analysis
8 Spatial Statistics and Applications

Section III ADVANCED QUANTITATIVE METHODS AND APPLICATIONS
9 Regionalization Methods and Application in Analysis of Cancer Data
10 System of Linear Equations and Application of Garin-Lowry Model in Simulating Urban Population and Employment Patterns
11 Linear Programming and Applications in Examining Wasteful Commuting and Allocating Health Care Providers
12 Monte Carlo Method and Its Application in Urban Traffic Simulation
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Summary, etc The second edition of a bestseller, Quantitative Methods and Socio-Economic Applications in GIS (previously titled Quantitative Methods and Applications in GIS) details applications of quantitative methods in social science, planning, and public policy with a focus on spatial perspectives. The book integrates GIS and quantitative (computational) methods and demonstrates them in various policy-relevant socio-economic applications with step-by-step instructions and datasets. The book demonstrates the diversity of issues where GIS can be used to enhance the studies related to socio-economic issues and public policy. See What’s New in the Second Edition:
All project instructions are in ArcGIS 10.2 using geodatabase datasets
New chapters on regionalization methods and Monte Carlo simulation
Popular tasks automated as a convenient toolkit: Huff Model, 2SFCA accessibility measure, regionalization, Garin-Lowry model, and Monte Carlo based spatial simulation
Advanced tasks now implemented in user-friendly programs or ArcGIS: centrality indices, wasteful commuting measure, p-median problem, and traffic simulation
Each chapter has one subject theme and introduces the method (or a group of related methods) most relevant to the theme. While each method is illustrated in a special case of application, it can also be used to analyze different issues. For example, spatial regression is used to examine the relationship between job access and homicide patterns; systems of linear equations are analyzed to predict urban land use patterns; linear programming is introduced to solve the problem of wasteful commuting and allocate healthcare facilities; and Monte Carlo technique is illustrated in simulating urban traffic. The book illustrates the range of computational methods and covers common tasks and major issues encountered in a spatial environment. It provides a platform for learning technical skills and quantitative methods in the context of addressing real-world problems, giving you instant access to the tools to resolve major socio-economic issues.

https://www.crcpress.com/Quantitative-Methods-and-Socio-Economic-Applications-in-GIS/Wang/p/book/9781138843622
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Topical term or geographic name as entry element Remote sensing
9 (RLIN) 379673
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Topical term or geographic name as entry element Geographic information systems
9 (RLIN) 379674
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Topical term or geographic name as entry element GIS - Mathematical models
9 (RLIN) 379675
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        Not for Issue Non-fiction Vikram Sarabhai Library Vikram Sarabhai Library General Stacks 2019-05-06 2 4588.80 Slot 2392 (3 Floor, East Wing) 910.285 W2Q8 199343 2019-05-06 5664.00 Books

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