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PyLUSAT: An open-source Python toolkit for GIS-based land use suitability analysis

  title={PyLUSAT: An open-source Python toolkit for GIS-based land use suitability analysis},
  author={Changjie Chen and Jasmeet Judge and David W. Hulse},
Desktop GIS applications, such as ArcGIS and QGIS, provide tools essential for conducting suitability analysis, an activity that is central in formulating a land-use plan. But, when it comes to building complicated land-use suitability models, these applications have several limitations, including operating systemdependence, lack of dedicated modules, insufficient reproducibility, and difficult, if not impossible, deployment on a computing cluster. To address the challenges, this paper… 

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