CAPABILITIES OF COMPUTERIZING COMPOSITE MAPPING FOR SIMULATING LOCATION ZONES FOR SELECTED ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES AND PUBLIC SERVICES

A NEW COMPUTERIZED COMPOSITE MAPPING SYSTEM (CMS) HAS BEEN DEVELOPED FOR LAND USE MODELLING. IT CAN HANDLE A GREAT VARIETY OF DATA AND CAN ACCEPT INPUTS OF ANY FORMTABULAR, PRINTED MAPS, OR SKETCH MAPS. THE PARTICULAR CAPABILITIES FOR WHICH CMS WAS DEVELOPED ARE NATIONAL GRID COVERAGE; AUTOMATIC RETRIEVAL, MAPPING, AND DISPLAY OF EDA'S VAST VARIETY OF SOCIOECONOMIC DATA; ABILITY TO MIX ANY NUMBER OF DESIRED FACTORS AND FORMS THAT COME UP IN ORDINARY PRACTICE; AND ABILITY TO HARNESS STATISTICAL PACKAGES SUCH AS MULTIPLE REGRESSION FOR WEIGHTING A NUMBER OF INTERACTING FACTOR MAPS AND EXPLAINING "DEPENDENT" MAPS OF SOCIAL OR ECONOMIC CHANGE. /AUTHOR/

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: pp 99-103
  • Monograph Title: Planning transportation systems
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00239575
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Feb 23 1973 12:00AM