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By Daniel A. Griffith, Yongwan Chun, Denis J. Dean

This booklet comprises refereed papers from the thirteenth foreign convention on GeoComputation held on the collage of Texas, Dallas, may perhaps 20-23, 2015. when you consider that 1996, the participants of the GeoComputation (the paintings and technological know-how of fixing complicated spatial issues of pcs) group have joined jointly to boost a chain of meetings within the uk, New Zealand, Australia, eire and the U.S. of the United States. The convention encourages diversified subject matters concerning novel methodologies and applied sciences to counterpoint the long run improvement of GeoComputation research.

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S. DoD under Grant No. HM1582-08-1-0017, HM0210-13-1-0005, and University of Minnesota via U-Spatial. We would like to thank Kim Koffolt and the members of the University of Minnesota Spatial Computing Research Group for their comments. References Andrews-Speed P, Bleischwitz B, Boersma T, Johnson C, Kemp G, VanDeveer S (2014) Want, waste or war? The global resource nexus and the struggle for land, energy, food, water and minerals. Routledge, New York, NY Bobenrieth E, Wright B (2009) The food price crisis of 2007/2008: evidence and implications.

Now consider Fig. 5, where those parts of the same topographic surface that are more convex (hill-like) are shown in darker shades of green, while those that are more concave (valley-like) are shown in darker shades of red. How was this map generated? If the answer is not yet apparent, it is only because you are not thinking like a worm (a worm whose complexion would be green if its own elevation were to exceed the average of its neighbors, and red if it did not). 3 Ins and Outs Figure 6 presents a similar challenge.

By narrowing the locations where people live within a block, we increase the spatial resolution of these variables, although we would not be able to account for High-Resolution Population Grids for the Entire Conterminous United States 45 variation of, for example, racial diversity within a block. Nevertheless, as illustrated by Fig. 3, using grids of demographic variables (like racial diversity) instead of maps based on census areal units results in a much better depiction of the actual spatial distribution of these variables.

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