National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
Unit 188 - Artificial Neural Networks for Spatial Data Analysis
- Author(s): 188, CC in GIScience
- Gopal, Sucharita
- Editor(s): Goodchild, Michael F.
- Kemp, Karen K.
- et al.
This unit presents a definition of artificial neural networks (ANN); describes different types of ANN and their applications in geography and spatial analysis; explains differences between ANN and AI and between ANN and statistics; and describes how to apply a supervised ANN in model classification and function estimation problems.