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"Brunsdon and Singleton supply a special contribution to the zeitgeist of geocomputation... The authors provide a big selection of functions introduced via best students within the box of Geographic details technological know-how, spatial research and spatial modelling. The function of latest thoughts which are revolutionizing using geocomputation is easily explored and the systematic strategy the e-book adopts in envisioning on hand instruments is properly developed. This booklet is a brilliant contribution for an advancing box, and a miles welcomed fulfillment for the expansion of a brand new type of spatial science."
- Eric Vaz Director of the Laboratory for Geocomputation, Ryerson University

?Geocomputation is using software program and computing strength to resolve complicated spatial difficulties. it truly is gaining expanding significance within the period of the ‘big facts’ revolution, of ‘smart cities’, of crowdsourced info, and of linked functions for viewing and coping with information geographically - like Google Maps. This pupil centred ebook:

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Chapters offer hugely utilized and sensible discussions of:

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All chapters are uniform in layout and every comprises an advent, case stories, conclusions - drawing jointly the generalities of the advent and particular findings from the case examine software – and tips for additional reading.

This obtainable textual content has been in particular designed for these readers who're new to Geocomputation as a space of study, exhibiting how advanced real-world difficulties should be solved in the course of the integration of know-how, information, and geocomputational tools. this is often the utilized primer for Geocomputation within the social sciences.

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By Keith Dowman

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By Rick Steves

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