Computing environments for spatial data analysis

L. Anselin

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This paper describes the functionality and architecture of SpaceStat, the SpaceStat Extension for ArcView and the DynESDA Extension for ArcView. It compares the features of these packages to five other software implementations for spatial data analysis. Some ideas are formulated on generic requirements and future directions pertaining to computing environments for spatial data analysis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)201-220
Number of pages20
JournalJournal of Geographical Systems
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2000


  • Geocomputation
  • SpaceStat
  • Spatial econometrics
  • Spatial statistics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Earth-Surface Processes


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