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An Introduction to Statistical Problem Solving in Geography

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By: J Chapman McGrew and Charles Monroe

264 pages, 130 illus

William C Brown

Hardback | Dec 1999 | Edition: 2 | #101670 | ISBN: 0697229718
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Designed to provide a comprehensive and understandable introduction to statistical methods in a practical, problem solving framework.


Part 1: Basic Statistical Concepts in Geography1 Introduction: The Context of Statistical Techniques2 Geographic Data: Characteristics and PreparationPart II: Descriptive Problem Solving in Geography3 Descriptive Statistics4 Descriptive Spatial StatisticsPart III: The Transition to Inferential Problem Solving5 Probability6 Basic Elements of Sampling7 Estimation in SamplingPart IV: Inferential Problem Solving in Geography8 Elements of Inferential Statistics9 Two-Sample and Dependent-Sample Difference Tests10 Three-or-More-Sample Difference Tests: Analysis of Variance Methods11 Goodness-of-Fit and Categorical Difference Tests12 Inferential Spatial Statistics13 Correlation14 RegressionPart VI: Epilogue15 Epilogue: Geographic Problem Solving in Practical SituationsAppendix: Statistical Tables

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