Using the Relative Operating Characteristic to Quantify Certainty in Prediction of Location of Land Cover Change in India

@article{Pontius2003UsingTR,
  title={Using the Relative Operating Characteristic to Quantify Certainty in Prediction of Location of Land Cover Change in India},
  author={Robert Gilmore Pontius and Kiran Batchu},
  journal={Trans. GIS},
  year={2003},
  volume={7},
  pages={467-484}
}
This paper describes a methodology by which modelers, ecologists and planners can quantify the certainty in predicting the location of change for a given quantity of change. The specification of the quantity of a land cover category and the specification of the location of a land cover category are two distinct fundamental concepts in geographical analysis. It is crucial that scientists have appropriate quantitative tools to analyze each of these two concepts independently of one another. This… Expand
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