Statistical Techniques in Geographical Analysis Third Edition

Author: Dennis Wheeler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136757821
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Statistical Techniques in Geographical Analysis

Author: Gareth Shaw
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780470234020
Format: PDF
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Statistical Techniques in Geographical Analysis Second Edition Gareth Shaw Department of Geography, University of Exeter and Dennis Wheeler Department of Geography, University of Sunderland The second edition of this widely-used undergraduate textbook is shorter than its predecessor, but now contains a thorough treatment of computational methods. It aims to cover degree students’ needs in statistical methods from their first to final years. Assuming no more than basic secondary or high school mathematics, the authors provide coverage of a range of techniques, from simple descriptive to parametric and non-parametric methods in bivariate and multivariate settings. Almost invariably, each techniques is introduced ‘manually’, followed up by the appropriate application using either the SPSS or MINITAB software packages — the two statistical packages most widely used by geographers. Topics are introduced in an orderly sequence, reinforced by worked examples, so that the book can be equally valuable as part of a teaching scheme, as an aid in distance learning or as an accessible reference source on the different techniques. Fulton textbooks for geography students The Middle East: a Geographical Study, Second Edition Peter Beaumont, Gerald Blake and Malcolm Wagstaff 1-85346-093-1 640 pages Paperback Cities in Space: City as Place David Herbert and Colin Thomas 352 pages 1-85346-109-1 Paperback 1-85346-138-5 Hardback The European City: a Western Perspective, Second Edition David Burtenshaw, Michael Bateman and Gregory Ashworth 1-85346-030-3 324 pages Paperback Retailing: Shopping, Society, Space Larry O’Brien and Frank Harris 1-85346-122-9 160 pages Paperback

Statistical Methods for Geography

Author: Peter A Rogerson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446245156
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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'This book provides students with everything they need to know in both a basic statistics course and also in introductory courses focused on spatial data analysis. It is extremely well-written, well-organised and has plenty of easily understood examples - really the ideal textbook. I recommend it extremely highly' - Stewart Fotheringham, Director, National Centre for Geocomputation National University of Ireland Maynooth The Third Edition of this bestselling student favourite has again been revised and updated to provide an expert introduction to the principal methods and techniques needed to understand a statistics module. Features new to this edition include: - further introductory material - updated exercises and illustrative examples - updated downloadable datasets

Elementary Statistics for Geographers Third Edition

Author: James E. Burt
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1609180933
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Widely adopted, this uniquely comprehensive text introduces the techniques and concepts of statistics in human and physical geography. Unlike other texts that gloss over the conceptual foundations and focus solely on method, the book explains not only how to apply quantitative tools but also why and how they work. Students gain important skills for utilizing both conventional and spatial statistics in their own research, as well as for critically evaluating the work of others. Most chapters are self-contained in order to provide maximum flexibility in course design. Requiring no math beyond algebra, the book is well suited for undergraduate and beginning graduate-level courses. Helpful features include chapter summaries, suggestions for further reading, and practice problems at the end of each chapter. New to This Edition *Restructured and updated to reflect current developments in the field. *Five entirely new chapters cover graphical methods, spatial relationships, analysis of variance, extending regression analysis, and spatial analysis. *Features even more worked examples, many with accompanying graphics. *The companion website offers datasets and solutions to selected end-of-chapter exercises.

Medical Geography Third Edition

Author: Melinda S. Meade
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1606236911
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The leading text in the field, this comprehensive book reviews geographic approaches to studying disease and public health issues across the globe. It presents cutting-edge techniques of spatial and social analysis and explores their relevance for understanding cultural and political ecology, disease systems, and health promotion. Essential topics include how new diseases emerge and epidemics develop in particular places; the intersecting influences on health of biological processes, culture, environment, and behavior; and the changing landscape of health care planning and service delivery. The text is richly illustrated with tables, figures, and maps, including 16 color plates.

Statistical Methods in Agriculture and Experimental Biology Third Edition

Author: Roger Mead
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1584881879
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The third edition of this popular introductory text maintains the character that won worldwide respect for its predecessors but features a number of enhancements that broaden its scope, increase its utility, and bring the treatment thoroughly up to date. It provides complete coverage of the statistical ideas and methods essential to students in agriculture or experimental biology. In addition to covering fundamental methodology, this treatment also includes more advanced topics that the authors believe help develop an appreciation of the breadth of statistical methodology now available. The emphasis is not on mathematical detail, but on ensuring students understand why and when various methods should be used. New in the Third Edition: A chapter on the two simplest yet most important methods of multivariate analysis Increased emphasis on modern computer applications Discussions on a wider range of data types and the graphical display of data Analysis of mixed cropping experiments and on-farm experiments

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology Third Edition

Author: Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466658894
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"This 10-volume compilation of authoritative, research-based articles contributed by thousands of researchers and experts from all over the world emphasized modern issues and the presentation of potential opportunities, prospective solutions, and future directions in the field of information science and technology"--Provided by publisher.

Geographies of Health

Author: Anthony C. Gatrell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470672870
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Setting out the debates and reviewing the evidence that links health outcomes with social and physical environments, this new edition of the well-established text offers an accessible overview of the theoretical perspectives, methodologies, and research in the field of health geography Includes international examples, drawn from a broad range of countries, and extensive illustrations Unique in its approach to health geography, as opposed to medical geography New chapters focus on contemporary concerns including neighborhoods and health, ageing, and emerging infectious disease Offers five new case studies and an fresh emphasis on qualitative research approaches Written by two of the leading health geographers in the world, each with extensive experience in research and policy