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Geographic Measurement and Quantitative Analysis

Geographic Measurement and Quantitative Analysis - 94 edition

Geographic Measurement and Quantitative Analysis - 94 edition

ISBN13: 9780675213387

ISBN10: 067521338X

Geographic Measurement and Quantitative Analysis by Robert J. Earickson - ISBN 9780675213387
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 94
Copyright: 1994
Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Co.
Published: 1994
International: No
Geographic Measurement and Quantitative Analysis by Robert J. Earickson - ISBN 9780675213387

ISBN13: 9780675213387

ISBN10: 067521338X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 94

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Summary

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 applyfrom 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 fieldenable 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.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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.

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