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Space-filling location selection

  • BIA Michela
  • VAN KERM Philippe

This note describes a Stata implementation of a space-filling location selection algorithm. It optimally selects a subset from an array of locations so that the spatial coverage of the array by the selected subset is optimized according to a geometric criterion. Such an algorithm is useful in site selection problems, but also in various non-parametric estimation procedures, e.g. to select (multivariate) knot locations in spline regression analysis.

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Paper provided by LISER in its series LISER Working Paper Series with number 2013-17.

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Length: 16 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2013
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Handle: RePEc:irs:cepswp:2013-17
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