Geoanalytics is an emerging science in which big data technology extracts meaning, patterns, and insights from complex geospatial datasets.
The term “spatial relationships” refers to the way objects are arranged in relation to one another such as adjacency, overlap, and proximity.
Metadata is like an instruction manual for data. It describes who, what, when, where and why for data. At the same time, it has to be detailed & dependable.
Distance decay is the idea that the farther away customers are from goods or services, the less likely they will make use of it.
Tobler’s First Law of Geography states that everything is related to everything else, but near things are more related than distant things.
The modifiable areal unit problem (MAUP) is a statistical bias that occurs when you aggregate point data such as the scale and zonal effect.
Spatial autocorrelation helps us understand the degree to which one object is similar to other nearby objects. Moran’s I is used to measure autocorrelation.