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Quantitative Geography : The Basics (Hardcover) (Richard Harris)

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Harris presents his textbook in the context of greater interest in quantitative approaches to social sciences generally and a greater effort to increase numeracy and statistical literacy among students. After introducing quantitative geography, he covers the use and abuse of statistics; principles of statistics; some maths and notation; descriptive and inferential statistics; statistical testing, statistical significance, and why they are contentious; data presentation and graphics; mapping and geographical information systems (GIS); looking at relationships and creating models; multiple regression and geography; analyzing geographical patterns and differences; and an introduction to R. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (
Number of Pages: 304.0
Genre: Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: Richard Harris
Language: English
Street Date: December 19, 2016
TCIN: 51632722
UPC: 9781446296530
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-9877

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