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Geocomputation with R
Geocomputation with R is for people who want to analyze, visualize and model geographic data with open source software. It is based on R, a statistical programming language that has powerful data processing, visualization, and geospatial capabilities. The book equips you with the knowledge and skills to tackle a wide range of issues manifested in geographic data, including ...more
Hardcover, 353 pages
Published March 25th 2019 by CRC Press
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Right now this is probably the frontier when it comes to automated spatial tasks and visualisation in R. The reason I make this claim is, inter alia, because it is fully relying on Haldey Wickham's tidyverse principles, and it is using the new sf-class of spatial objects in R (mostly developed by Edzer Pebesma) instead of the older and much clumsier sp class. Make sure to check out the free online version of the book (plus exercises and additional material): https://geocompr.github.io/. ...more
Geocomputation with R is an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to learn spatial analysis techniques with R. The book is written in a very approachable manner that is sure to satisfy R beginners, but provides best practices, examples, online resources, and further applications/extensions which allow more advanced users to delve deeper. From working with spatial datasets, to formatting maps, to creating interactive/animated visuals, Geocomputation with R provides a solid foundation on which ...more
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