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Statistical Map

  1. A. B. Lawson

Published Online: 15 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470011815.b2a14037

Encyclopedia of Biostatistics

Encyclopedia of Biostatistics

How to Cite

Lawson, A. B. 2005. Statistical Map. Encyclopedia of Biostatistics. 7.

Author Information

  1. University of Abertay, Dundee, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2005


The concept of a map is defined, and the area of statistical map construction and related interpretational issues are discussed.


  • cartography;
  • map projection;
  • geostatistics;
  • image processing;
  • spatial data