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    Population density variations across countries

    Hello, I am facing a problem for an independent variable for subnational population density in a view to make cross-national analysis across countries. My problem is that I have in my dataset some very densely populated metropolitan areas categorized as a region and great variability in my...
  2. Lazar

    GIS data questions

    Hi All, I have to get some GIS data for a project I am working on but I honestly have no idea where to start. What I need is as follows: 1. I need to get the lat and long of the point in a post/zip code with the highest population density (post codes are from Australia). I have the geographic...
  3. Lazar

    readShapeSpatial

    Hi All, I am trying to read into R the .shp file for Postal Areas ASGS Non ABS Structures Ed 2011 Digital Boundaries in ESRI Shapefile Format from http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/1270.0.55.003July%202011?OpenDocument When I work with other files from this area (e.g...
  4. Lazar

    API for Australian Bureau of Statistics

    Ok so there are APIs for US census data where you feed it geodata and get back a whole bunch of demographics data back. I use http://www.datasciencetoolkit.org/ for this purpose. I wonder (and this is a long shot) if anyone knows something similar for Australian Census Data from the ABS. In...
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    Kulldorff's Spatial Scan Statistic

    Hello, I have a semester project to develop a tool using Python which implements Kulldorff's algorithm and finds clusters in point (geo)data. Currently it is a mess: I understand Kuldorff's algorithm upto the part before it dives into Bernoulli & Poisson. I imagine I have to call certain...
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    Spatial data with R

    Hi, I am very new to all things related to spatial data and therefore I would be glad if you could give me some advice. I have the following problem: I have data about firms in several MSAs in the US that include longitude/lattitude coordinates of the firms. Now I want to download population...