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 Spatial Pattern Analysis in a GIS Environment
 


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Calendar

Morning sessions are from 8:30am to 12:00pm daily in Ellison Hall, Room 2620.
Afternoon sessions are from 1:00 to 5:00 next door in the Star Lab, Room 2610.

Monday, 29 July:
8:30

Welcome, Workshop Objectives, Staff Introductions

Janelle, Getis

8:45

AN INTRODUCTION TO GIS: basic concepts of GIS representation and data models, including shapefiles, coverages, rasters, vectors, TIN, uncertainty, accuracy, georeferencing

Goodchild

10:00

Participant Introductions

 

10:30

Coffee Break

 

11:00

THE NATURE OF SPATIAL PATTERN ANALYSIS:
a brief history, what it can do, examples, what it cannot do

Getis

12:00

Lunch

 

1:00

PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH SPATIAL PATTERN ANALYSIS: scale, dependency heterogeneity, boundaries, sample size

Getis

2:00

Break

 

2:15

Hands-on Demo: ARCVIEW

Aldstadt

3:45

Exercise: Exploring spatial data in an ARCVIEW environment

Aldstadt, Baron

5:30

Reception: UCSB Faculty Club

 

     
Tuesday, 30 July:
8:30

Participant Interests

Getis

9:00

GIS FUNCTIONALITY: core methods of spatial analysis including overlays, buffers, network analysis, surface analysis, cellular automata

Goodchild

10:00

Coffee Break

 

10:30

AN INTRODUCTION TO PATTERN STATISTICS: nearest neighbors, k functions. Note: This file contains all the remaining Getis lectures.

Getis

11:15

AN APPLICATION: SPATIAL PATTERNS OF FERTILITY IN EGYPT

Weeks

12:00

Lunch

 

1:00

Hands-on Demo: ARCVIEW

Aldstadt

2:30

Exercise: Operating the k function

Aldstadt, Baron

4:00

Project Development

Staff

     
Wednesday, 31 July:
8:30

Participant discussion of projects

Getis

9:30

INTEGRATING GIS AND SPATIAL ANALYSIS: searching for data, metadata, scripting languages, GIS customization

Goodchild

10:30

Coffee Break

 

10:45

GLOBAL MEASURES OF SPATIAL PATTERN: general framework, Moran's I, Geary's c, the semi-variance

Getis

12:00

Lunch

 

1:00

LOCAL MEASURES OF SPATIAL PATTERN:
G, k, I, c

Getis

2:00

Exercise: Operating Gi*

Aldstadt, Baron

3:00

Break

 

3:30

Project Development

Staff

     
Thursday, 1 August:
8:30

Participant discussion of projects

Getis

9:30

AN APPLICATION: CRIME IN CARLSBAD

Weeks

10:30

Coffee Break

 

10:45

GI SCIENCE: CURRENT TECHNOLOGY
answering questions

Goodchild

12:00

Lunch

 

1:00

GEOSTATISTICS: THE SEMIVARIOGRAM AND KRIGING

Getis

2:15

Break

 

2:30

Project Development

Staff

5:30

Bar B Q, Goleta Beach, Area B

 

     
Friday, 2 August:
8:30

Closing workshop procedures

Goodchild

9:00

SPATIAL MODELING: RESIDUALS

Getis

10:00

Coffee Break

 

10:15

SPATIAL MODELING: FILTERING

Getis

12:00

Lunch

 

1:00

Distribution of reports, presentations

Participants

3:00

Break

 

3:15

Presentations

Participants

4:45

Summing up

Staff

 

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