Geographical Information System and Crime Mapping

Geographical Information System and Crime Mapping


English | ISBN: 0367359030 | 2020 | 221 pages | PDF | 22 MB

Geographical Information System and Crime Mapping features a diverse array of Geographic Information System (GIS) applications in crime analysis, from general issues such as GIS as a communication process, interjurisdictional mapping and data sharing to specific applications in tracking serial killers and predicting violence-prone zones. It supports readers in developing and implementing crime mapping techniques. The distribution of crime is explained with reference to theories of human ecology, transport network, built environment, housing markets, and forms of urban management, including policing. Concepts are supported with relevant case studies and real-time crime data to illustrate concepts and applications of crime mapping. Aimed at senior undergraduate, graduate students, professionals in GIS, Crime Analysis, Spatial Analysis, Ergonomics and human factors, this book:
Provides an update of GIS applications for crime mapping studies
Highlights growing potential of GIS for crime mapping, monitoring, and reduction through developing and implementing crime mapping techniques
Covers Operational Research, Spatial Regression model, Point Analysis and so forth
Builds models helpful in police patrolling, surveillance and crime mapping from a technology perspective
Includes a dedicated section on case studies including exercises and data samples

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