[OSGeo-Discuss] Staistical analysis support needed
crschmidt at crschmidt.net
Mon Sep 13 03:59:18 PDT 2010
On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 03:49:46AM -0700, mayank_agarwal wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> Finally I have decided to use Open Layers on client side in conjunction with
> J2EE Technologies,
> GeoServer as a web map server and,
> POST GIS as Spatial Database.
> Now integrating all of these I want to do Statistical data analysis on the
> spatio-temporal data using-
> 1. Moran's I
> 2. Geary's C
> 3. Kriging
> 4. Local Moran's I
> 5. Spatial Scan Statistic
> 6. Geographic weighted regression
> Does anyone has any idea on how to proceed further using these combination?
> Is there any other client side library that I can use for this?
My guess is that there are two ways that you might explore to do this.
1. Any time someone says 'statistics', my first thought is 'R'; I
don't know any of the things you're talking about here, but if these
are statistical methods of some sort, R seems like a valid place to
rgdal will let you read OGR data sources (like PostGIS databases)
into a spatial vector object, and interact with them from there.
2. I know that at least some of these mechanisms (like Kriging) are
implemented in GRASS, and I would bet that this is your second best
option. GRASS is a bit intimidating to a first time user (though I
guess not much more so than R :)), but a very powerful geographic
data analysis tool.
Best of luck,
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