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Spatial Mathematics

Theory and Practice through Mapping, 1st Edition

By Sandra Lach Arlinghaus, Joseph J. Kerski

CRC Press

300 pages

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In terms of statistics, GIS offers many connections. With GIS, data are gathered, displayed, summarized, examined, and interpreted to discover patterns. Spatial Mathematics: Theory and Practice through Mapping uses GIS as a platform to teach mathematical concepts and skills through visualization of numbers. It examines theory and practice from disp

Table of Contents

Geometry of the Sphere. Location, Trigonometry, and Measurement of the Sphere. Transformations: Analysis and Raster/Vector Formats. Replication of Results: Color and Number. Scale. Partitioning of Data: Classification and Analysis. Visualizing Hierarchies. Distribution of Data: Selected ConceptsMap Projections. Integrating Past, Present, and Future Approaches. Glossary. References, Further Reading, and Related Materials.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT003000
MATHEMATICS / Applied
SCI019000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / General
TEC036000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Systems