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Lance A. Waller - Applied Spatial Statistics for Public Health Data - 9780471387718 - V9780471387718
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Applied Spatial Statistics for Public Health Data

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Description for Applied Spatial Statistics for Public Health Data Hardcover. While mapped data provide a common ground for discussions between the public, the media, regulatory agencies, and public health researchers, the analysis of spatially referenced data has experienced a growth, thanks in part to the development of geographical information systems (GIS's). Series: Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics. Num Pages: 520 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MBNS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 273 x 166 x 32. Weight in Grams: 882.
While mapped data provide a common ground for discussions between the public, the media, regulatory agencies, and public health researchers, the analysis of spatially referenced data has experienced a phenomenal growth over the last two decades, thanks in part to the development of geographical information systems (GISs). This is the first thorough overview to integrate spatial statistics with data management and the display capabilities of GIS. It describes methods for assessing the likelihood of observed patterns and quantifying the link between exposures and outcomes in spatially correlated data.
This introductory text is designed to serve as both an introduction ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United States
Number of pages
520
Condition
New
Series
Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics
Number of Pages
520
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780471387718
SKU
V9780471387718
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About Lance A. Waller
LANCE A. WALLER, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He received his PhD in Operations Research in 1992 from Cornell University. Dr. Waller was named Student Government Professor of the Year in 2003 by the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, and is a Fellow of the American Statistical ... Read more

Reviews for Applied Spatial Statistics for Public Health Data
"…a fine textbook for a course on spatial statistics…easy to follow and agreeable to read…an excellent introduction and overview…" (Statistics in Medical Research, August 2006) "...will be a successful addition to existing literature and foster the application of spatial statistical methods to topics in epidemiology and public health." (Biometrics, December 2005) "…an interesting and worthwhile read for ... Read more

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