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Statistical Techniques in Geographical Analysis

3rd Edition

By Dennis Wheeler, Gareth Shaw, Stewart Barr

Routledge

354 pages

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Description

This volume includes changes in the switch from DOS-based to Windows-based, menu-driven forms of SPSS and MINITAB is the most important. The other change shows availability of data in digital form from websites or via CD-ROMs. The book is useful for teachers and students.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. An introduction to mathematical statistics and computer applications 3. Geographical sources, data collection and data handling 4. Measurement and descriptive statistics 5. Probability and probability distributions 6. Samples and populations 7. Testing hypotheses using parametric and non-parametric data 8. Methods of correlation analysis 9. Simple linear and non-linear regression 10. Multiple regression and correlation 11. Factor analysis and related techniques 12. Cluster analysis 13. Spatial indices and pattern analysis

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU015000
EDUCATION / Higher
EDU029030
EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / Science & Technology