Thesis - Open Access
Master of Science (MS)
AREAS, the Area REsource Analysis System, was developed by the author as an analytical tool for resource data manipulation in a spatial context. The data base and processing software design factors relevant to economical application are reviewed. The investigation seeks to define a procedure for selection and justification of the grid cell size used to quantify the spatial domain. The performance of a cellular information system is measured in terms of mapping and inventory accuracy. These measures of performance are evaluated for various cellularizations of a single map. The interboundary distance distribution is justified as the only unique characterization of the map and a mathematical model for converting this distribution into an estimate of mapping accuracy is evaluated.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Geography -- Computer programs
South Dakota State University
Wehde, Michael Edward, "Application Analysis of a Cellular Geographic Information System" (1978). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 5634.