National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
Unit 098 - Uncertainty Propagation in GIS
- Author(s): 098, CC in GIScience
- Heuvelink, Gerard B.M.
- Editor(s): Goodchild, Michael F.
- Kemp, Karen K.
- et al.
This unit outlines an introduction to the problem of uncertainty propagation in GIS; the definition and identification of a stochastic error model for quantitative spatial attributes; a description of common error propagation techniques; applications of the theory; and how the results of an uncertainty analysis may be used to improve the accuracy of GIS products.