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Machine Learning for Spatial Environmental Data

Theory, Applications, and Software, 1st Edition

By Mikhail Kanevski, Vadim Timonin, Alexi Pozdnukhov

EPFL Press

400 pages

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eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429147814
pub: 2009-06-09
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This book discusses machine learning algorithms, such as artificial neural networks of different architectures, statistical learning theory, and Support Vector Machines used for the classification and mapping of spatially distributed data. It presents basic geostatistical algorithms as well. The authors describe new trends in machine lea

Table of Contents

Learning From Geospatial Data: Problems and Important Concepts of Machine Learning - Machine Learning Algorithms for Geospatial Data - Contents of the Book. Software Description - Short Review of the Literature - Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis: Presentation of Data and Case Studies: Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis - Data Pre-Processing - Spatial Correlations: Variography - Presentation of Data - k-Nearest Neighbours Algorithm: a Benchmark Model for Regression and Classification - Geostatistics: Spatial Predictions - Geostatistical Conditional Simulations - Spatial Classification - Software - Machine Learning Algorithms: Artificial Neural Networks: Introduction - Radial Basis Function Neural Networks - General Regression Neural Networks - Probabilistic Neural Networks - Self-Organising Maps - Gaussian Mixture Models And Mixture Density Network � Support Vector Machines And Kernel Methods: Introduction to Statistical Learning Theory - Support Vector Classification - Spatial Data Classification with SVM - Support Vector Regression - Spatial Data Mapping with SVR - Advanced Topics in Kernel Methods.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General
SCIENCE / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Systems