Analytics of Spatial Information Technology
2. Auflage 2011,
701 Seiten, Gebunden, Book with CD-ROM,CD-ROM, Format (B × H): 205 mm x 266 mm, Gewicht: 1719 g
Chan Location Theory and Decision AnalysisEmploying state-of-the art quantitative models and case studies, Location Theory and Decision Analysis provides the methodologies behind the siting of such facilities as transportation terminals warehouses, housing, landfills, state parks and industrial plants. Through its extensive methodological review, the book serves as a primer for more advanced texts on spatial analysis, including the monograph on Location, Transport and Land-Use by the same author. Given the rapid changes over the last decade, the Second Edition includes new analytic contributions as well as software survey of analytics and spatial information technology.
While the First Edition served the professional community well, the Second Edition has substantially expanded its emphasis for classroom use of the volume. Extensive pedagogic materials have been added, going from the fundamental principles to open-ended exercises, including solutions to selected problems. The text is of value to engineering and business program that offer courses in Decision and risk Analysis, Muticriteria Decision-Making, ad Facility Location and Layout. I t should also o be of interest to public policy programs that use geographic Information Systems and satellite imagery to support their analyses.
Included as part of part of the book, a CD-ROM contains self-standing computer programs that run on any PC. The software suite, complete with documentation and data files for execution, is useful for both professional and educational audiences. Animated presentation slides can be found on the CD-ROM for classroom use.