Oleg A. Smirnov

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Several recent efforts have focused on adding exploratory data analysis functional-ity to geographic information systems (GIS) by integrating established statistical software with a GIS. In this paper, we outline an alternative approach, where the function-ality is built from scratch, using a combination of small libraries of dedicated functions , rather(More)
(REAL) is a cooperative venture between the University of Illinois and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago focusing on the development and use of analytical models for urban and regional economic development. The purpose of the Discussion Papers is to circulate intermediate and final results of this research among readers within and outside REAL. The(More)
(REAL) is a cooperative venture between the University of Illinois and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago focusing on the development and use of analytical models for urban and regional economic development. The purpose of the Discussion Papers is to circulate intermediate and final results of this research among readers within and outside REAL. The(More)
Acknowledgments The development of the GeoDa™ software for geodata analysis and its antecedents has been supported in part by research projects funded by a variety of sources. Most recent among these are U.S. for being such good sports in " testing " an early version of the software. Comments from users (too many to list individually) are greatly(More)
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