Elementary Statistics for Geographers

Elementary Statistics for Geographers

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Introduces the techniques and concepts of statistics in human and physical geography. This book explains not only how to apply quantitative tools but also why and how they work. It helps students gain important skills for utilizing conventional and spatial statistics in their own research, as well as for critically evaluating the work of others.Problems. Three recurring problems arise when virtually any descriptive statistic is calculated using spatial data. Therefore, it is necessary to be extremely careful in interpreting the results of a statistical analysis based on location observations.

Title:Elementary Statistics for Geographers
Author:James E. Burt, Gerald M. Barber, David L. Rigby
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2009


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