CHOICE IN CLASSIFICATION: THE SUBJECTIVITY OFOBJECTIVE METHODS1

@inproceedings{Johnston1968CHOICEIC,
  title={CHOICE IN CLASSIFICATION: THE SUBJECTIVITY OFOBJECTIVE METHODS1},
  author={Ron Johnston},
  year={1968}
}
ABSTRACT A number of recent studies have presented classifications of geographical data using numerical methods which have been adopted from other scientific disciplines. Before a classification can begin, however, the investigator must make three sets of decisions regarding the exact process to be employed. Some of his choices are predetermined by the nature of the data and the research design but others may be taken on subjective grounds alone. Computational examples demonstrate the effects… CONTINUE READING

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