May 2012
GEOWorld;May2012, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p10
The article discusses the statistical framework of the spatial-statistics toolbox into statistical concepts and procedures that are easily understood. It differentiates spatial analysis from statistics by describing spatial analysis as an extension of traditional mathematics involving contextual relationships among mapped data layers, while statistics involve the numerical relationships. It mentions surface modeling and spatial data mining as two dominant perspectives of spatial statistics.


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