2. Observations and Their Analysis

  1. Charles D. Ghilani Ph.D. Professor

Published Online: 9 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470586266.ch2

Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, Fifth Edition

Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Ghilani, C. D. (2010) Observations and Their Analysis, in Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, Fifth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470586266.ch2

Author Information

  1. The Pennsylvania State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 3 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470464915

Online ISBN: 9780470586266

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Keywords:

  • sample versus population;
  • range;
  • difference between highest and lowest values I;
  • calculating class relative frequency for intervals;
  • measures of central tendency - computed statistical quantities;
  • indication of value within data set;
  • sample variance derivation - Bessel's correction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sample versus Population

  • Range and Median

  • Graphical Representation of Data

  • Numerical Methods of Describing Data

  • Measures of Central Tendency

  • Additional Definitions

  • Alternative Formula for Determining Variance

  • Numerical Examples

  • Derivation of the Sample Variance (Bessel's Correction)

  • Software

  • Problems

  • Practical Exercises