Geospatial Analysis: A Comprehensive Guide to Principles, Techniques and Software Tools (Michael J de Smith, et al.)

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Geospatial Analysis: A Comprehensive Guide to Principles, Techniques and Software Tools (Michael J de Smith, et al.)

This e-book (sixth version) affords a comprehensive guide to principles, techniques, and tools, with many examples being supplied using a spread of software program equipment which include ArcGIS, Idrisi, Grass, Surfer, and lots of others to clarify the concepts discussed.

Subjects blanketed in detail include:

  • Geospatial analysis concepts
  • Analytical methodologies and model building
  • Core components of geospatial analysis, including distance and directional analysis, geometrical processing, map algebra, and grid models
  • Exploratory Spatial and Spatio-temporal Data Analysis (ESDA, ESTDA) and spatial statistics, including spatial autocorrelation and spatial regression
  • Surface analysis, including surface form and flow analysis, gridding and interpolation methods, and visibility analysis
  • Network and locational analysis, including shortest path calculation, traveling salesman problems, facility location, and arc routing
  • Geocomputational methods, including agent-based modeling, artificial neural networks, and evolutionary computing
  • Big Data - lessons for researchers

Ebook Details

About the Authors
Dr. Michael de Smith studied at universities in the UK and Canada where he gained BSc degrees in each mathematics and Geography, followed by way of an MA and Ph.D., each in spatial evaluation. Dr de Smith is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society and a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society. in addition to his educational paintings Dr de Smith is a software clothier and has been CEO of numerous industrial software engineering and services businesses.
Published Date / Year
6th Edition (June 11, 2018), eBook (6th Edition, 2020 update)
618 pages
eBook Format

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