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Handbook of spatial statistics. (English) Zbl 1188.62284

Chapman & Hall/CRC Handbooks of Modern Statistical Methods. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press (ISBN 978-1-4200-7287-7/hbk; 978-1-4200-7288-4/ebook). xii, 607 p. (2010).
[The articles of this volume will not be indexed individually.]
Publisher’s description: Assembling a collection of very prominent researchers in the field, this handbook presents a comprehensive treatment of both classical and state-of-the-art aspects of this maturing area. It takes a unified, integrated approach to the material, providing cross-references among the chapters.
It begins with a historical introduction detailing the evolution of the field. It then focuses on the three main branches of spatial statistics: continuous spatial variation (point referenced data); discrete spatial variation, including lattice and areal unit data; and spatial point patterns. The book also contains a section on space-time work as well as a section on important topics that build upon earlier chapters.

MSC:

62M30 Inference from spatial processes
62H11 Directional data; spatial statistics
62-00 General reference works (handbooks, dictionaries, bibliographies, etc.) pertaining to statistics
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