Cartography and spatial data analysis

lgeo1241  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Cartography and spatial data analysis
5.00 credits
30.0 h + 30.0 h
Main themes
This is an introductory course to quantitative analysis and modelling techniques in geography. It is split into two distinct parts: - the first part insists on the statistical aspects : statistical description, univariate analysis, introduction to regression and classification, spatial statistics, etc. - the second part concerns cartographic techniques: semiology, thematic mapping, statistical maps, etc.
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Perform elementary statistical analyses on real data bases; Produce satisfactory cartographic documents; Use cartographic and statistical softwares.
Beguin, Michèle, et Pumain, Denise (2017) La représentation des données géographiques. 4 ème édition. Paris : Armand Colin.
Teaching materials
  • matériel sur moodle
Faculty or entity

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