Statistics for Spatio-Temporal Data (Wiley Desktop Editions)

Statistics for Spatio-Temporal Data (Wiley Desktop Editions)

Noel Cressie, Christopher K. Wikle

A cutting-edge presentation of spatio-temporal processes, bridging vintage rules with glossy hierarchical statistical modeling ideas and the newest computational methods
This book has been commemorated with the 2011 PROSE Award in the Mathematics category by the yank Publishers for pro and Scholarly Excellence.

From knowing environmental approaches and weather developments to constructing new applied sciences for mapping public-health facts and the unfold of invasive-species, there's a excessive call for for statistical analyses of information that take spatial, temporal, and spatio-temporal details into consideration. Statistics for Spatio-Temporal Data provides a scientific method of key quantitative recommendations that comprise the newest advances in statistical computing in addition to hierarchical, fairly Bayesian, statistical modeling, with an emphasis on dynamical spatio-temporal models.

Cressie and Wikle supply a different presentation that comes with rules from the parts of time sequence and spatial facts in addition to stochastic strategies. starting with separate remedies of temporal information and spatial information, the ebook combines those thoughts to debate spatio-temporal statistical equipment for realizing advanced processes.

Topics of assurance include:
* Exploratory tools for spatio-temporal information, together with visualization, spectral research, empirical orthogonal functionality research, and LISAs
* Spatio-temporal covariance capabilities, spatio-temporal kriging, and time sequence of spatial procedures
* improvement of hierarchical dynamical spatio-temporal types (DSTMs), with dialogue of linear and nonlinear DSTMs and computational algorithms for his or her implementation
* Quantifying and exploring spatio-temporal variability in clinical purposes, together with case reviews in response to real-world environmental info

Throughout the ebook, fascinating functions show the relevance of the awarded options. bright, full-color photos emphasize the visible nature of the subject, and a comparable FTP web site includes supplementary fabric. Statistics for Spatio-Temporal Data is a superb publication for a graduate-level path on spatio-temporal information. it's also a beneficial reference for researchers and practitioners within the fields of utilized arithmetic, engineering, and the environmental and overall healthiness sciences.

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