Introduction to Spatial Regression Using R

March 26, 2024
3:00 PM – 4:15 PM
Public Policy Research Building (PPRB) 008

This workshop is designed for those who are familiar with regression analysis, providing the basics of spatial regression using spdep packages in R. This workshop highlights why spatial models are necessary and provides step-by-step guidelines on how to analyze geospatial data. Participants will learn to measure spatial dependency in geographic data and perform spatial regression in R. Some familiarity with spatial data and GIS software is recommended but not necessary. Datasets and slides are provided.

Instructor: Austin Tang

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