Spatial Pattern Analysis Workshop – Module 1

This first module of the Spatial Pattern Analysis workshop introduces one to the topic and its links to populations science. There are a number of readings that will help you understand this module, as well as three presentations and an exercise.

Readings:

  • Scott, L.M. and M.V. Janikas. Spatial Statistics in ArcGIS. In Handbook of applied spatial analysis: software tools, methods and applications, edited by M.M. Fischer and A. Getis. Heidelberg: Springer, 2010.
  • Bivand, R.S. Spatial Econometric Functions in R. In Handbook of applied spatial analysis: software tools, methods and applications, edited by M.M. Fischer and A. Getis. Heidelberg: Springer, 2010.
  • Anselin, L., I. Syabri and Y. Kho. GeoDa: An Introduction to Spatial Data Analysis. In Handbook of applied spatial analysis: software tools, methods and applications, edited by M.M. Fischer and A. Getis. Heidelberg: Springer, 2010.
  • Haining, Robert P.  “The Nature of Georeferenced Data.” In Handbook of applied spatial analysis: software tools, methods and applications, edited by Manfred M. Fischer and Arthur Getis. Heidelberg: Springer, 2010.
  • Bivand, Roger S. “Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis.” In Handbook of applied spatial analysis: software tools, methods and applications, edited by Manfred M. Fischer and Arthur Getis. Heidelberg: Springer, 2010.
  • (Optional Reading) Rura, Melissa J. and Daniel A. Griffith “Spatial Statistics in SAS.” In Handbook of applied spatial analysis: software tools, methods and applications, edited by Manfred M. Fischer and Arthur Getis. Heidelberg: Springer, 2010.
  • (Optional Reading) Rey, Sergio J. and Mark V. Janikas “STARS: Space-Time Analysis of Regional Systems.” In Handbook of applied spatial analysis: software tools, methods and applications, edited by Manfred M. Fischer and Arthur Getis. Heidelberg: Springer, 2010.

Presentations:

Exercise: