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GIS and Spatial Modeling for the Undergraduate Social Science Curriculum

June 18 - 23, 2006: Columbus, OH

Introduction to GIS and Cartographic Visualization - Monday June 19

Kraak, M.J., 1999. Visualizing spatial distributions. In: Longley, P., M. Goodchild, D. Maguire & D. Rhind (eds.) Geographical information systems: principles, techniques, management and applications. New York: J. Wiley & Sons, pp.157-173. (1.5MB)

Slocum, T.A., McMaster, R.B., Kessler, F.C., Howard, H.H., 2005. Elements of Cartographic Design. In: Thematic Cartography and Geographic Visualization. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, Prentice Hall, Chapter 11. (1.2MB)

Introduction and Space-Time Analysis - Monday June 19

Kwan, Mei-Po. 2004. GIS Methods in Time-Geographic Research: Geocomputation and Geovisualization of Human Activity Patterns. Geografiska Annaler B, 86(4): 205-218. (371kb)

Kwan et al, 2003. Recent advances in accessibility research: Representation, methodology and applications. Journal of Geographical Systems, 5: 129-138. (170kb)

Weber and Kwan, 2001. Bringing Time Back In: A Study on the Influence of Travel Time Variations and Facility Opening Hours on Individual Accessibility. Professional Geographer, 54(2):226-240. (2.5MB)

Mei-Po Kwan, 1999. Gender and Individual Access to Urban Opportunities: A Study Using Space-Time Measures. Professional Geographer, 51(2):210-227. (1.4MB)

Kwan, 2000. Interactive geovisualization of activity-travel patterns using three-dimensional geographical information systems: a methodological exploration with a large data set. Transportation Research C, 8:185-303. (2.7MB)

Kwan, 1998. Space-Time and Integral Measures of Individual Accessibility: A Comparative Analysis Using a Point-Based Framework. Geographical Analysis, 30(3):191-216. (6.9MB)

Kwan and Kim, 2003. Space-time accessibility measures: A geocomputational algorithm with a focus on the feasible opportunity set and possible activity duration. Journal of Geographical Systems, 5: 71-91. (1.2MB)

Spatial Analysis Using Census Data - Tuesday June 20

Peters and MacDonald, 2004. Unlocking the Census with GIS. ESRI Press, Redlands CA.

Technical Documentation of Census 2000 Tiger/Line (1.65MB)

Spatial Optimization Modeling - Tuesday June 20

Murray, A. 2005. Geography in coverage modeling: exploiting spatial structure to address complementary partial service of areas. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. (245kb)

Murray, A. 2003. A coverage model for improving public transit system accessibility and expanding access. Annals of Operations Research 123, 143-156. (187kb)

Murray, A.T. and M.E. O'Kelly 2002. Assessing representation error in point-based coverage modeling. Journal of Geographical Systems 4, 171-191. (500kb)

Murray, A. 2001. Strategic analysis of public transport coverage. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences 35, 175-188. (379kb)

Spatial Interaction Modeling: Space-Price Equilibrium - Wednesday July 21

O'Kelly, M., "The impact of accessibility change on the geography of crop production: A re-examination of the Illinois and Michigan canal using GIS" Annals of the Association of American Geographers (forthcoming) (717kb)

O'Kelly, M., (2004). "Isard's contributions to spatial interaction modeling." Journal of Geographical Systems 6:43-54. (175kb)

Healey and Stamp 2000. Historical GIS as a foundation for the analysis of regional economic growth: Theoretical, methodological, and practical issues. Social Science History 24(3): 575-612. (2MB)

Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis - Wednesday June 21

Haggett P. "On the Beach" Geography. A Modern Synthesis. Haper & Row, Publishers. 3rd edition, 1979, pp 3-25. (3.6MB)

Rogerson, Peter. 2001. Introduction to Statistical Analysis for Geography. In Statistical Methods for Geography. London: Sage, Chapter 1. (231kb)

Rogerson, Peter. 2001. Spatial Patterns. In Statistical Methods for Geography. London: Sage, Chapter 8. (256kb)

Fotheringham, Brundson, and Charlton. 2000. Exploring Spatial Data Visually. In Quantitative Geography. London: Sage Publications, Chapter 4. (394kb)

Fotheringham, Brundson, and Charlton. 2000. Challenges in Spatial Data Analysis. In Quantitative Geography. London: Sage Publications, Chapter 10. (156kb)


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