Geographic Measurement and Quantitative Analysis

Robert J. Earickson , John M. Harlin

Editura: Prentice Hall
The text does not assume set notation or calculus, and it presents a manageable body of topics and techniques for a one-semester or two-quarter course.With a balance of human and physical examples, coverage of computer programs for solving numerical problems, and a practical focus on the working procedures of geographers, this text is a welcome choice for courses in geographic statistics and introductory quantitative methods. It is designed to instruct students in the methods that geographers apply-from the inception of a problem to the interpretation of results from statistical procedures. Computer applications in SAS and SPSS-X - the most popular statistical program packages in the field-enable students to quickly and accurately solve problems for all techniques covered in the text; the volume of practice made possible by computer applications builds students' proficiency at solving numerical problems.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins :

    1. Science, Statistics, and Geographic Research.

    2. Measurement and Sampling.

    3. Graphing and Mapping Data.

    4. Descriptive Statistics.

    5. Probability and Probability Distributions.

    6. Inferential Statistics and Hypotheses Involving Means.

    7. One-Way Analysis of Variance.

    8. Bivariate Correlation and Linear Regression.

    9. Nonparametric Statistics.

    Appendix Tables.

    Answers to Selected Exercises.

    List of Equations.
  • Data Publicarii : 1994
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 350
  • ISBN : 9780675213387
571.99 Lei
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