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ArcGIS Blueprints by Eric Pimpler

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Performing Spatial Statistical Analysis

This section will cover the use of several spatial statistical tools in the analysis of crime data. Specifically, the Median Center, Directional Distribution, and Optimized Hot Spot Analysis Tools from the Spatial Statistics Tools toolbox will be used to create various analysis layers. Each of these tools is a Python Script tool, which means that you can view the code for the tool and even make changes if required. You can use the knowledge you gain in this section in the next chapter of the book as we continue to create ArcGIS tools for crime analysis.

In an earlier section, the Aggregate Crimes tool was used to aggregate burglaries by census block groups for Seattle, WA. A graduated color map was created ...

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