Modelling Geographical Systems: Statistical and Computational Applications by B. BootsModelling Geographical Systems: Statistical and Computational Applications by B. Boots

Modelling Geographical Systems: Statistical and Computational Applications

EditorB. Boots, A. Okabe, R. Thomas

Paperback | December 4, 2010

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This book presents a selection of innovative ideas currently shaping the development and testing of geographical systems models by means of statistical and computational approaches. It spans all geographic scales, deals with both individuals and aggregates, and represents natural, human, and integrated spatial systems. This book is relevant to researchers, (post and under)graduates, and professionals in the areas of quantitative geography, spatial analysis, spatial modelling, and geographical information sciences.
Title:Modelling Geographical Systems: Statistical and Computational ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:370 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:December 4, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048161045

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Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Introduction; B. Boots, et al. Part I: Statistical Models of Spatial Systems. Section A: Spatial Statistics. 2. Geographic Patterns of Urban Residential Development; J. Lee. 3. Using Local Statistics for Boundary Characterization; B. Boots. 4. Local Spatial Interaction Modelling based on the Geographically Weighted Regression Approach; T. Nakaya. Section B: Space-Time Analysis. 5. Understanding Activity Scheduling and Rescheduling Behaviour: Theory and Numerical Illustration; Chang-Hyeon Joh, et al. 6. Geographical Model of a Self-Organizing Megalopolis with Time-Space Convergence; I. Mizuno. 7. Epidemic Modelling of HIV/AIDS Transfers between Eastern and Western Europe; P. Smith, R. Thomas. Part II: Computational Methods. Section A: Simulation Models. 8. A Spatial Microsimulation Model for Social Policy Evaluation; D. Ballas, et al. 9. Analysis of the Effect of Land Use Patterns on the Anthropogenic Energy Discharged from Air Conditioning and Hot Water Supply Using a Modified CSU Mesoscale Model; T. Watanabe, et al. 10. Generalized Thünen and Thünen-Ricardo Models for Asian Land Use; K. Konagaya. Section B: GIS Models. 11. Balancing Consensus and Conflict with a GIS-Based Multi-Participant, Multi-Criteria Decision Support Tool; R.D. Feick, G.B. Hall. 12. Grid-Based Population Distribution Estimates from Historical Japanese Topographical Maps Using GIS: Y. Arai, S. Koike. 13. GIS Modelling for Rain-Induced Debris-Flow Hazards in a Small Watershed; S. Zhao, T. Tamura. Section C: The Internet. 14. A Geographical Interpretation of Cyberspace: Preliminary Analysis on the Scaling Tendency of Information Spaces; N. Shiode. 15. On Modelling Internet Transactions as a Time-Dependent Random Walk: An Application of the Retail Aggregate Space-Time Trip (RASTT) Model; R.G.V. Baker. 16. Development of Disaster Information Network System in the Asian Region: Internet GIS for Disaster Information Management; Y. Ogawa, et al. 17. Geographical Conceptualization of Cyberplaces; M. Takeyama. Contributors. Subject Index.