Universität Wien FIND

290363 PS Methods of Regional Analysis (2011S)

2.50 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work

Details

Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 07.03. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 21.03. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 28.03. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 04.04. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 11.04. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 02.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 09.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 16.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 23.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 30.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 06.06. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 20.06. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 27.06. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course is designed for bachelor students in their fourth semester. It aims at creating basic knowledge in conceptual methodology and empirical applicability of selected quantitative methods and models specifically used in and designed for regional analysis. Basic knowledge in statistics and in the use of the computer programs EXCEL, SPSS and ArcView is presumed. Central themes of the course: construction and interpretation of simple and complex regional indicators, shift-share-analysis, graph theoretic approaches and shortest path analysis, spatial models, interaction models, regional classification and regionalisation.

Assessment and permitted materials

Requirements for graduation are regular attendance in lecture and exercise sessions, active involvement in discussions over the course, timely hand over of written papers with results for the shift-share-analysis as well as the interaction model analysis and positive assessment of a written exam at the end of the course.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Main parts of the course will be held in lecture room II (NIG) Monday 10-12 am. Small preparatory respectively postprocessing exercises shall provide the basis for active involvement in different lecture units. In the course of the semester each student has to run a shift-share-analysis as well as an interaction model analysis on his/her own. Two exercise courses (16.3. and 11.5.) and two tutorial sessions (23.3. and 18.5.) will take place in computer room A, NIG, EG. Students are divided in three groups for exercises and tutorials.

Reading list


Association in the course directory

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