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ESRI Guide to GIS Analysis, Volume 3: Modeling Suitability, Movement, and Interaction

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The Esri Guide to GIS Analysis, Volume 3: Modeling Suitability, Movement, and Interaction describes practical applications of modeling concepts in a geographic information system (GIS). This book shows readers how they can explore spatial interaction, site selection, routing, and scheduling, and explains how to best interpret the results of the analysis. With full-color maps and illustrations and sample applications, this book will help students studying GIS and professional GIS analysts better use models to evaluate locations and analyze movement.

Synopsis:

The third volume in a popular series about geographic information systems (GIS) covers spatial interaction, site selection, routing, and scheduling.

 

About the Author

Andy Mitchell is a writer at Esri. He is the author of ESRI Guide to GIS Analysis, Volume 1: Geographic Patterns and Relationships (Esri Press 1999) and ESRI Guide to GIS Analysis, Volume 2: Spatial Measurements and Statistics (Esri Press 2005).

 

 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introducing GIS modeling

The GIS modeling process

Define the goal of the analysis

Define the criteria

Collect the data

Run the model

Verify the results

Modify and re-run the model

Document the analysis

Display and apply the results

Modeling and GIS data

Spatial data types

Attribute data

Accounting for spatial bias

Geographic scale

Data quality

References and further reading

Chapter 2 Finding suitable locations

Designing a Boolean suitability model

Evaluating locations

Identifying potential locations

References and further reading

Chapter 3 Rating suitable locations

Designing a suitability model to rate locations

Rating locations using weighted overlay

Rating locations using fuzzy overlay

References and further reading

Chapter 4 Predicting favorable locations

Designing a model to predict favorable locations

Predicting using known occurrences

References and further reading

Chapter 5 Modeling paths and corridors

Designing a path model

Modeling a path over a network

Modeling an overland path

References and further reading

Chapter 6 Modeling interaction

Designing a model of interaction

Allocating demand to facilities

Modeling travel to facilities

References and further reading

Product Details

ISBN:
9781589483057
Subtitle:
Modeling Suitability, Movement, and Interaction
Author:
Mitchell, Andy
Publisher:
Esri Press
Location:
Redlands, California
Subject:
Remote Sensing
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Subject:
GIS software
Subject:
Data mining
Subject:
Location
Subject:
*GIS software; data mining; location analysis; Esri
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Esri Guide to GIS Analysis
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
20120716
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
700, Color charts, maps, and illustratio
Pages:
420
Dimensions:
7.5 x 9 in

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Internet » Information
Engineering » Civil Engineering » Cartography
History and Social Science » Geography » General
Reference » Science Reference » Technology

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The third volume in a popular series about geographic information systems (GIS) covers spatial interaction, site selection, routing, and scheduling.

 

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