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Compulsory Course
6 credits


Spatial statistics

This course is about quantitative analysis of spatial data. It is intended to provide a broad survey of various spatial analysis and statistic methods. The course is geared towards helping students: (1) develop an understanding of the important theoretical concepts in spatial data analysis; and (2) gain practical experience in application of spatial analysis and statistics to a variety of social and environmental problems using advanced statistical software. This course covers a wide range of topical areas including point pattern analysis, area data analysis, continuous data analysis, spatial sampling and multivariate spatial and temporal analysis.

Assessment: 100% coursework

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