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GIS and Spatial Modeling for the Undergraduate Social Science Curriculum

July 10 - 15, 2005: Columbus, OH

Introduction and Space-Time Analysis - Monday July 11

Kwan et al, 2003. Recent advances in accessibility research: Representation, methodology and applications. Journal of Geographical Systems, 5: 129-138. (170kb)

Weber and Kwan, 2001. Bringing Time Back In: A Study on the Influence of Travel Time Variations and Facility Opening Hours on Individual Accessibility. Professional Geographer, 54(2):226-240. (2.5MB)

Mei-Po Kwan, 1999. Gender and Individual Access to Urban Opportunities: A Study Using Space-Time Measures. Professional Geographer, 51(2):210-227. (1.4MB)

Kwan, 2000. Interactive geovisualization of activity-travel patterns using three-dimensional geographical information systems: a methodological exploration with a large data set. Transportation Research C, 8:185-303. (2.7MB)

Kwan, 1998. Space-Time and Integral Measures of Individual Accessibility: A Comparative Analysis Using a Point-Based Framework. Geographical Analysis, 30(3):191-216. (6.9MB)

Kwan and Kim, 2003. Space-time accessibility measures: A geocomputational algorithm with a focus on the feasible opportunity set and possible activity duration. Journal of Geographical Systems, 5: 71-91. (1.2MB)

Spatial Analysis Using Census Data - Monday July 11

Peters and MacDonald, 2004. Unlocking the Census with GIS. ESRI Press, Redlands CA.

Technical Documentation of Census 2000 Tiger/Line

Spatial Optimization Modeling - Tuesday July 12

Murray, A. 2005. Geography in coverage modeling: exploiting spatial structure to address complementary partial service of areas. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, to appear. (245kb)

Murray, A. 2003. A coverage model for improving public transit system accessibility and expanding access. Annals of Operations Research 123, 143-156. (187kb)

Murray, A.T. and M.E. O'Kelly 2002. Assessing representation error in point-based coverage modeling. Journal of Geographical Systems 4, 171-191. (500kb)

Murray, A. 2001. Strategic analysis of public transport coverage. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences 35, 175-188. (379kb)

Spatial Interaction Modeling: Space-Price Equilibrium - Tuesday July 12

Healey and Stamp 2000. Historical GIS as a foundation for the analysis of regional economic growth: Theoretical, methodological, and practical issues. Social Science History 24(3): 575-612. (2MB)

Spatial Pattern Analysis - Wednesday July 13

Haggett P. Geography. A Modern Synthesis. Haper & Row, Publishers. 3rd edition, 1979, pp 3-25. (3.6MB)

Gelman A., and D. Nolan. Teaching Statistics. A bag of Tricks. Oxford University Press, 2002, pp 189-200. (3.7MB)

Cliff A., and P. Haggett. Atlas of Disease Distributions. Blackwell, 1988, pp 3-61. (13.1MB)


Additional Spatial Pattern readings

O'Sullivan, David and David J. Unwin, 2003. Geographic Information Analysis. Wiley and Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ.

Cromley, Ellen K. and Sara L. McLafferty, 2002. GIS and Public Health. The Guilford Press, New York.

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