Chapter 5

Spatial Analysis

Renato Assunção

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Marcelo Azevedo Costa

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Marcos Oliveira Prates

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Luís Gustavo Silva e Silva

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Belo Horizonte, Brazil

5.1 Introduction

Statistical data often has associated a temporal and spatial coordinate reference system. Spatial statistics is the set of techniques to collect, visualize, and analyze statistical data taking into account their spatial coordinates. Therefore, spatial statistics is a natural tool when the interest lies on the geographical analysis of actuarial risk. To describe the spatial statistics ...

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