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Quantitative techniques in geography
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|Statement||by Robert Hammond and Patrick McCullagh.|
|Contributions||McCullagh, Patrick, joint author.|
|LC Classifications||G70.3 .H35 1974|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 318 p.|
|Number of Pages||318|
|ISBN 10||0198740069, 0198740077|
|LC Control Number||74158643|
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The purpose of this book is to present in one volume a large number of techniques and theories used in geography. is hoped that many people will be able to obtain a background that will enable them both to appreciate the so-called 'quantitative' papers now appearing in many.
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Topics include measures of. After a brief introduction to the principles of quantitative and statistical geography, this book goes on dealing with the topics of measures of central tendency; probability statements and maps; the problem of time-dependence, time-series analysis, non-normality, and data transformations; and the elements of sampling methodology.
Quantitative and Statistical Approaches to Geography: A Practical Manual is a practical introduction to some quantitative and statistical techniques of use to geographers and related scientists. This book is composed of 15 chapters, each begins with an outline of the purpose and necessary mechanics of a technique or group of techniques and is concluded with exercises and the particular approach adopted.
Quantitative techniques include methods that focus on objective measurements and analyzing numbers in order to draw conclusions about research subjects. These methods include polls, questionnaires and surveys.
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Key issues discussed include: the nature of modern quantitative geography; spatial data; geographical information systems. Historically, various quantitative techniques or statistical studies are widely used for measuring the impact of scientific journals.
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The first person to use the word γεωγραφία was Eratosthenes (– BCE). Geography is an all-encompassing discipline that seeks an understanding of Earth and its human.
or quantitative values. 3 2 Descriptive Statistics Descriptive statistics are often used to describe variables. Descriptive statis-tics are performed by analyzing one variable at a time (univariate analysis).
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General Overviews. A vast body of literature exists regarding spatial analysis and its associated techniques. Efforts to summarize this literature and provide a typological overview of its core theories and techniques include the early works Bunge and Bailey and Gatrell With the advent of quantitative geography, Cliff and Ord provides statistically oriented, technique-specific.
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Quantitative research is “explaining phenomena by collecting numerical data that are analysed using mathematically based methods (in particular statistics).
Qualitative research seeks to answer questions about why and how people behave in the way that they provides in. Quantitative Techniques: Confirmatory Statistics The techniques discussed in this section are classical statistical methods as opposed to EDA techniques.
EDA and classical techniques are not mutually exclusive and can be used in a complementary fashion. For example, the analysis can start with some simple graphical techniques such as the 4-plot.
In Qualitative Research Methods in Human Geography, ed. Hay (Melbourne: Oxford, ), pp. Optional / Additional resources Mel Evans, “Participant observation: the researcher as research tool.” In Qualitative Methods in Human Geography, eds.
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Specifically, answers obtained through closed-ended questions with multiple choice answer options are analyzed using quantitative methods and they may involve pie. Quantitative Geography. 1st Edition. The Basics. Richard Harris. eISBN eBook Features. Read Anywhere.
Read your book anywhere, on any device, through RedShelf's cloud based eReader. Digital Notes and Study Tools Built-in study tools include highlights, study guides, annotations, definitions, flashcards, and collaboration. Quantitative methods: With the aid of the computer geographers often test their research by using quantitative (mathematical and statistical) methods.
These methods help to simplify complex information and to present it in a form that is more easily understood. Quantitative Techniques for Business 10 1. Quantitative techniques involves mathematical models, equations and other mathematical expressions 2.
Quantitative techniques are based on number of assumptions. Therefore, due care must be ensured while using quantitative techniques, otherwise it will lead to wrong conclusions.
Size: 1MB.The quantitative revolution (QR) [n] was a paradigm shift that sought to develop a more rigorous and systematic methodology for the discipline of geography. It came as a response to the inadequacy of regional geography to explain general spatial dynamics.
The main claim for the quantitative revolution is that it led to a shift from a descriptive (idiographic) geography to an empirical law.SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library.
However, numerous critiques have exposed the subjectivity of quantitative methods, and suggested their techniques cannot be understood as objective ways of looking at and understanding the world. Approaches to human geography London: SAGE Publications Ltd doi: