Accession Number:

AD0631789

Title:

NUMERICAL MEASURES OF RANDOM SETS.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

NORTHWESTERN UNIV EVANSTON IL DEPT OF GEOGRAPHY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

This report tabulates moments, moment constants and, except for 3 below, the cumulative distribution function of 1 distance between two points randomly and independently placed in a line segment, disk or sphere, 2 distance between two points randomly and independently placed in a rectangle, and 3 distance from a selected point to the nearest point in a collection of n 1 points randomly and independently placed in a square. The results of part 3 provide measures for analyzing the boundary bias that occurs in map analysis based on spacing measures, and a procedure is described that is sometimes effective in eliminating boundary bias. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Geography
  • Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE