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Statistical Techniques in Geographical Analysis, Third Edition - Dennis Wheeler

Statistical Techniques in Geographical Analysis, Third Edition

Paperback Published: 25th September 2004
ISBN: 9781843121763
Number Of Pages: 354

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Applying statistical techniques for geogrphical data collection and analysis can be a difficult and challenging process, especially for students who have not studied formal mathematics for many years. Assumning no more knowledge than basic GCSE maths, this book provides a gentle introduction on how to confidently approach a wide range of methids and apply them in either one or both of the leading software statistical packages, SPSS and MINITAB. Statistical Techniques in Geographic Analysis provides a significant number of practical examples tht ensure understanding and promote further development. The book covers the four key areas of univariate, bivariate, multivariate and spatial techniques. Statistical Techniques in Geographic Analysis also includes a CDROM that offers students the chance to practice their application of each method in either MINITAB or SPSS.

Introduction; An introduction to mathematical statistics and computer applications; Geographical sources, data collection and data handling; Measurement and descriptive statistics; Probability and probability distributions; Samples and populations; Testing hypotheses using parametric and non-parametric data; Methods of correlation analysis; Simple linear and non-linear regression; Multiple regression and correlation; Factor analysis and related techniques; Cluster analysis; Spatial indices and pattern analysis; Appendices

ISBN: 9781843121763
ISBN-10: 184312176X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 354
Published: 25th September 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 18.42  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.85
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: New edition