A spatial point pattern is a set of data consisting of a map of points. These points might represent, for example, cases of a disease in a human or animal population. This book aims to provide an introduction to statistical methods for analysing data in the form of spatial point distributions.
Peter J. Diggle is Professor of Statistics at Lancaster University, UK
This book is a key reference text for any researcher interested in spatial patterns. -- Short Book Reviews 20030801 '[This book] is well written and a welcome addition to the literature on statistical inference for spatial processes.' -- Zentralblatt fur Mathematik unde ihre Grenzebiete 20030801