Geographic Data Analysis and Visualization:   Topics and Examples


Univariate plots

   enumerative plots

   summary plots

 

Maps

   simple maps  example 2  example 3

 

Bivariate plots

   scatter diagram examples

   plots for categorical data

 

Descriptive statistics

   univariate statistics

   univariate statistics examples

   bivariate statistics

 

Multivariate plots

   enhanced 2D scatter diagrams;
   3D scatter diagrams; contour, level and
   surface plots; and high-dimensional
   data plots

 

Trellis/Lattice plots

   coplots (conditioning plots)

   Lattice plots

 

High-resolution and high-dimensional data

  examples of plots

Spatial plots

   exploratory plots

   variograms

 

Spatial neighbors and autocorrelation

   spatial neighbors

   Moran statistic example

   Moran statistic details

 

Reference distributions

   empirical reference distribution example

   the normal distribution PDF

   normal distribution example

   Central limit theorem

   theoretical reference distributions

   interpreting test statistics, p-values, etc.

 

Inferential statistics

   standard error of the mean

   simple inferential statistics

   the t-test

   c.i. for the mean and t-test examples

   analysis of variance (ANOVA)

   ANOVA examples

   tests of homogeneity of variance

 

Smoothing and non-parametric regression

   smoothing details

   lowess, loess and
      other bivariate  smoothers  

 

Regression analysis

   regression analysis details

   bivariate regression examples

   regression assumptions

   regression diagnostics examples

   multiple regression examples

   dummy-variable regression examples

 

Contouring and surface fitting

   interpolation basics

   3-d interpolation

   contouring

   loess surfaces

   trend surfaces

   kriging

 

Principal components and factor analyses

   interchangability of spaces

   principal components analysis

   factor analysis

 

MANOVA and Discriminant Analysis

   MANOVA details

   MANOVA example

   Discriminant analysis details

   Discriminant analysis example

 

Multivariate distances and cluster analysis

   simple distances

   Mahalanobis distances

   multidimensional scaling (MDS)

   cluster analysis

 

R Examples

   example session

   more examples

 

Manipulation and matrix algebra

   summation

   matrix algebra

 

Other examples and topics

   fitting an age model

  

netCDF and raster data

   netCDF in R

   raster and rasterVis

   netCDF and raster import/export 

 

 


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