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Tools for spatial density estimation


  • Maurizio Pisati

    () (University of Milano-Bicocca)


The purpose of this talk is to illustrate the main features and applications of two new Stata programs for spatial density estimation: spgrid and spkde. The spgrid program generates two-dimensional arrays of evenly spaced points spanning across any regular or irregular study region specified by the user. In turn, the spkde program carries out spatial kernel density estimation based on reference points generated by spgrid.

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  • Maurizio Pisati, 2008. "Tools for spatial density estimation," United Kingdom Stata Users' Group Meetings 2008 15, Stata Users Group.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:usug08:15

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