Re: GEOSTATS: Geostats vs. Spatial Stats?
- On Wed, 30 Sep 1998, Duane F. Marble wrote:
> You note that:No. I should have qualified the above with "statistical." As in,
> >To answer Justin's question, I would say geostatistics is a subset of
> >spatial statistics. The latter consists of any models that explicitly
> >recognize spatial location in their construction, a very broad definition
> >that includes a lot of different types of models.
> Thus, multi-regional mathematical programming models (clearly spatial)
> would also be "statistical" in this definition. My view has always
> been that spatial statistics was one area within the broader arena
> of spatial analysis that covers both statistical and non-statistical
> spatial models. Or are we working with a new, global definition of
"The latter consists of any statistical models that explicitly recognize
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