3 edition of **modifiable areal unit problem** found in the catalog.

modifiable areal unit problem

Stan Openshaw

- 156 Want to read
- 2 Currently reading

Published
**1983** by Geo Books in Norwick [Norfolk] .

Written in English

- Geography -- Mathematics.,
- Spatial analysis (Statistics)

**Edition Notes**

Statement | S. Openshaw. |

Series | Concepts and techniques in modern geography,, no. 38 |

Classifications | |
---|---|

LC Classifications | G70.23 .O64 1983 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 40, [1] p. : |

Number of Pages | 40 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL2945167M |

ISBN 10 | 0860941345 |

LC Control Number | 84184872 |

Many of the topics here are germane to geography such as the Modifiable Areal Unit Problem, spatial autocorrelation, mental maps, and scale. For these reasons as well as for its sheer readability and usefulness, I believe that this book will serve as a practical reference for geography and GIS educators, practitioners, and university students Brand: SAGE Publications. spatial autocorrelation and the modifiable areal unit problem. an excellent book for students and social scientists interested in various social and economic phenomena with spatial manifestations.” —Mei-Po Kwan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign “ an excellent book with clear, meaningful, and well-designed examples. In this week's project, we use an example from American electoral politics to revisit the modifiable areal unit problem (introduced in the reading for Lesson 2) and also as a reintroduction to ArcGIS, in case you've gotten rusty. This lesson's project is based on a real dataset.

You might also like

Hey Diddle Diddle

Hey Diddle Diddle

Land tenure in the Yoruba provinces

Land tenure in the Yoruba provinces

In praise of Hoysala art.

In praise of Hoysala art.

Highway and urban transportation in the 1970s and 1980s.

Highway and urban transportation in the 1970s and 1980s.

Summary of suspended-solids concentration data, San Francisco Bay, California, water year 1996

Summary of suspended-solids concentration data, San Francisco Bay, California, water year 1996

Country and church of the Cheeryble brothers

Country and church of the Cheeryble brothers

Ash-Wednesday.

Ash-Wednesday.

Assault from the Sky (Battle Standards Series)

Assault from the Sky (Battle Standards Series)

Regulations for administering Federal airport act (Pub. law 337

Regulations for administering Federal airport act (Pub. law 337

The fairy of Ku-She.

The fairy of Ku-She.

letter to Mr. Thomas Carroll, of Peabody

letter to Mr. Thomas Carroll, of Peabody

The Bar list of the United Kingdom.

The Bar list of the United Kingdom.

The hangman of San Sabel

The hangman of San Sabel

The Modifiable Areal Unit Problem. Geobooks, Norwich, England. Geobooks, Norwich, England. This seminal short book by one of the most well known authors on the topic is a great place to start your reading.

The modifiable areal unit problem (MAUP) is a statistical biasing modifiable areal unit problem book when samples in a given area are used to represent information such as density in a given area.

The area defined by an analyst is often arbitrary, thus measurement such as density could be deceptive because that density measure could have widely different results based on Author: Mark Altaweel. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The modifiable areal unit problem (MAUP) describes the interrelated effects of scale and aggregation upon the results of geographical analysis. The modifiable areal unit problem (MAUP) is a well-known issue in spatial analysis and quantitative geography: the results of a study are not independent of.

Another less obvious, but serious issue, is the modifiable areal unit problem modifiable areal unit problem book (Openshaw, ), which refers to the problem that the results of spatial data analysis may depend heavily on where the areal boundaries are laid and the scale at which data are aggregated.

The Modifiable Areal Unit Problem (MAUP) David Wong. Introduction. Geographical space is continuous in nature – there is no perfect discontinuity on the Earth's surface.

Therefore, in modeling geographical space, the raster model, which depicts the Earth's surface with small grid cells, is often used to mimic the continuous nature of space as.

What is Modifiable Areal Unit Problem (MAUP). Definition of Modifiable Areal Unit Problem (MAUP): The “modifiable” nature of modifiable areal unit problem book units used in spatial analysis can influence the analysis and modeling results.

IGI Global is offering a 50% discount on all e-book and e-journals. This opportunity is ideal for librarian customers convert. Abstract. Even though Gehlke and Biehl () discovered certain aspects of the modifiable areal unit problem (MAUP), the term MAUP was not coined formally until Openshaw and Modifiable areal unit problem book () evaluated systematically the variability of correlation values when different boundaries systems were used in the by: Downloadable.

The paper focuses on the issue of the modifiable areal unit problem, which means a possibility of obtaining various results for spatial economic analyses depending on the assumed composition of territorial units.

The major research objective of the work is to examine the scale problem that constitutes one of the aspects of the modifiable areal unit problem. Cite this modifiable areal unit problem book as: () Modifiable Areal Unit Problem. In: Shekhar S., Xiong H., Zhou X.

(eds) Encyclopedia of GIS. Springer, The problem is called “the modifiable areal unit” because the boundaries of many geographical units are often demarcated artificially, and thus can be changed.

For example, administrative boundaries, political districts, and census enumeration units are all subject to be redrawn. The criteria used to define the areal modifiable areal unit problem book of analysis influences the results of spatial assessments e.g., [11,19] due to the Modifiable Areal Unit Problem (MAUP) phenomenon [32,33,34].The MAUP can be observed modifiable areal unit problem book two effects, one caused by modifiable areal unit problem book and the other by zoning (see Section 2 for more details).

The MAUP was discovered in the s [], and many studies have Cited by: modifiable areal unit problem Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your. Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper evaluates, in the context of economic geography estimates, the magnitude of the distortions arising from the choice of a specific zoning system, which is also known as the Modifiable Areal Unit Problem (MAUP).

We undertake three standard economic geography exercises (the analysis of spatial concentration, agglomeration. The modifiable areal unit problem (MAUP) is a source of statistical bias that can significantly impact the results of statistical hypothesis affects results when point-based measures of spatial phenomena are aggregated into districts, for example, population density or illness resulting summary values (e.g., totals, rates, proportions, densities) are influenced.

The Modifiable Areal Unit Problem Many of the variables with which we work in GIS cannot be measured at a single point, and they must be aggregated for a given area around that point. Examples of that are the percentage of the population within a. Using two GEOBIA (Geographical Object Based Image Analysis) algorithms on a set of segmented images compared to grid partitioning at different scales, we show that statistical metrics related to both objects and sets of pixels are (more or less) subject to the Modifiable Areal Unit Problem.

Subsequently, even in a same spatial partition, there may be a bias in statistics Cited by: 1. The modifiable area unit problem arises because statistics for aggregated areas depend on the aggregations. We may combine adjacent ares, and calculate sums, means, medians, and other attributes of the areal units.

If we are selective about how we aggregate, we may change these statistics solely by changing the aggregation units. The modifiable areal unit problem (Concepts and techniques in modern geography) Paperback – by Stan Openshaw (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, "Please retry" Cited by: Therefore, quadrat analysis can provide different results for the same dataset using different sizes (a version of the Modifiable Areal Unit Problem).

Also, the result of quadrat analysis is a single measure of frequency for the entire study, so variations within the regions are disguised. Promoting understandingof the modifiable areal UNIT PROBLEM IN PUBLIC HEALTH AND EPIDEMIOLOGY WITH DYNAMIC GEOVISUALIZATION Brittany Krzyzanowski, University of Minnesota.

ORAL COMMUNICATION The effects of spatial resolution in disease mapping: A simulation study Garyfallos Konstantinoudis, University of Bern, Switzerland. INVITED SPEAKER. The modifiable areal unit problem is also why it can be helpful to map something like density (say, population density) rather than raw numbers, since small counties or census tracts might be very Author: Andrew Wiseman.

The examination of the modifiable areal unit problem is extended into multivariate statistical analysis.

In an investigation of the parameter estimates from a multiple linear regression model and a multiple logit regression model, conclusions are drawn about the sensitivity of such estimates to variation in scale and zoning by: The focus of the research will be on the modifiable areal unit problem (MAUP) within which two aspects will be considered: the scale problem and the aggregation problem.

In the article we consider the use of random fields theory for the needs of the?Scale Problem issue. The Scale Problem is defined as a volatility of the results of analysis as a result of a change in the. The second type of “modifiable areal unit problem” I refer to as a true aggregation.

Here one starts from data in areal units and, for some reason, groups some of these units together into larger, and consequently fewer, units. This has the effect of coarsening the resolution of the data. Measures for Community and Neighborhood Research is the first book of its kind to compile measures focused on communities and neighborhoods in one accessible resource.

Organized into two main sections, the first provides the rationale, structure and purpose, and analysis of methodological issues, along with a conceptual and theoretical framework; the second section.

* The Modifiable Areal Unit Problem * Changing the Scale of Measurement This book is an essential read for all GIScience researchers, advanced students and practitioners who want to delve more deeply into the scale issues of the spatial data and spatial models that form the basis of their : Hardcover.

Key Terms in this Chapter. Modifiable Areal Unit Problem (MAUP): The “modifiable” nature of area units used in spatial analysis can influence the analysis and modeling results.

Egg-Yolk Model: A model of indeterminate regions where indeterminate regions are represented in terms of their minimal and maximal extents. Reduct: The minimal set of attributes that preserve the Author: Iftikhar U. Sikder. The modifiable areal unit problem is a source of statistical bias that can impact the results of statistical hypothesis tests.

MAUP affects results when point-based measures of spatial phenomena are aggregated into districts, for example, population density or illness rates; the resulting summary values are influenced by both the scale of the aggregation unit.

Many of the topics here are germane to geography such as the Modifiable Areal Unit Problem, spatial autocorrelation, mental maps, and scale. For these reasons as well as for its sheer readability and usefulness, I believe that this book will serve as a practical reference for geography and GIS educators, practitioners, and university students.

Dangerous aspect of mapping and geo-visualization, and real examples of modifiable areal unit problem will be discussed and given.

The map animation and web mapping will be discussed as well. Scale, scale is by definition the ratio between a distance on a map and the distance in reality on the surface of the earth.

This study fully addressed the modifiable areal unit problem (i.e., MAUP) that was well known in geography, but generally ignored by safety analysts. The. This work addresses a potentially serious problem in synthesis of spatially explicit data on ground water quality from wells, known to geographers as the modifiable areal unit problem (MAUP).

Investigators are faced with choosing a level of aggregation appropriate to answer questions at some appropriate representative scale, and resulting. This was challenged by work on spatial autocorrelation, which identified a range of problems and proposed new methods of spatial data analysis (e.g.

Haining ). Other issues identified included the modifiable areal unit problem. Talk:Modifiable areal unit problem. Jump to navigation Jump to search. WikiProject Statistics (Rated Stub-class, Low-importance) since this is a high-stakes example of the areal unit problem with good discussion and examples.

13 June (UTC). I wrote a paper in about using SQL for the Modifiable Area Unit Problem (MAUP). The example was an agricultural experiment field, and I showed how SQL could be used to calculate the descriptive statistics rather easily, and we also used SQL to develp a trend surface map to better understand the underlying trends of the data and determine the best areal units to use.

A Spatial Look at Redistricting The Political Process and Modifiable Areal Unit Problem Marcus J. Brown The Modifiable Areal Unit Problem (MAUP) In his book, Cities, Agglomeration, and Spatial Equilibrium, Edward Glaeser (). Openshaw S.

The modifiable areal unit problem[M].Conceptsand Techniques in Modern Geography. Norwich:Geo Book, 被如下文章引用： TITLE: 多边形统计数据空间分析的不确定性研究——以北京市海淀区人口普查数据为例; AUTHORS: 张小虎,钟耳顺,王少华,张珣,张济. One-third of all homes with a Flint ZIP code lie outside the city. Thus, the state’s numbers for Flint were watered down by an additional 50 percent of addresses that weren’t in the city and weren’t using Flint water.

This is referred to. modifiable areal unit problem aggregation pdf are arbitrary with respect to the underlying data, yet the units used will affect statistics determined by those aggregations contributor to .Choosing units of analysis: the Modifiable Areal Unit Problem in political science (book manuscript in progress with several ancillary papers) The military as institution and organization: evidence from 19th century Chile (data cleaning in progress).The analysis ebook aggregated data introduces challenges in spatial analysis which has been described as the modifiable areal unit problem (MAUP).

MAUP consists of two distinct but related research problems: scale effects and zoning : Darren M. Ruddell, Elizabeth A. Wentz.