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Modelling Geographical Systems: Statistical and Computational Applications

Edited By: B Boots, A Okabe and R Thomas

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #142501 | ISBN: 140200821X
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Presents a representative selection of innovative ideas currently shaping the development and testing of geographical systems models by means of statistical and computational approaches. Collectively, the contributions span all geographic scales, deal with both individuals and aggregates, and represent natural, human, and integrated spatial systems.


Part I Statistical Models of Spatial Systems: Section A - Spatial Statistics - Geographic Patterns of Urban Residential Development, J. Lee, Using Local Statistics for Boundary Characterization, B. Boots, Local Spatial Interaction Modelling Based on the Geographically Weighted Regression Approach, T. Nakaya; Section B - Space-Time Analysis - Understanding Activity Scheduling and Rescheduling Behaviour - Theory and Numerical Illustration, Chang-Hyeon Joh, et al, Geographical Model of a Self-Organizing Megalopolis with Time-Space Convergence, I. Mizuno, Epidemic Modelling of HIV/AIDS Transfers Between Eastern and Western Europe, P. Smith, R. Thomas. Part II Computational Methods: Section A - Simulation Models - A Spatial Microsimulation Model for Social Policy Evaluation, D. Ballas, et al, Analysis of the Effect of Land Use Patterns on the Anthropogenic Energy Discharged From Air Conditioning and Hot Water Supply Using a Modified CSU Mesoscale Model, T. Watanabe, et al, Generalized Thunen and Thunen-Ricardo Models for Asian Land Use, K. Konagaya; Section B - GIS Models - Balancing Consensus and Conflict With a GIS-Based Multi-Participant, Multi-Criteria Decision Support Tool, R.D. Feick, G.B. Hall, Grid-Based Population Distribution Estimates From Historical Japanese Topographical Maps Using GIS, Y. Arai, S. Koike, GIS Modelling For Rain-Induced Debris-Flow Hazards in a Small Watershed, S. Zhao, T. Tamura; Section C - The Internet - A Geographical Interpretation of Cyberspace - Preliminary Analysis on the Scaling Tendency of Information Spacesm, N. Shiode, On Modelling Internet Transactions as a Time-Dependent Random Walk - An Application of the Retail Aggregate Space-Time Trip (RASTT) Model, R.G.V. Baker; Development of Disaster Information Network System in the Asian Region - Internet GIS for Disaster Information Management, Y. Ogawa, et al; Geographical Conceptualization of Cyberplaces, M. Takeyama.

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