Physical Information Models in Geography (University Paperbacks)

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ContributionsRichard J. Chorley (Editor), Peter Haggett (Editor)
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Number of Pages210
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Open LibraryOL7498814M
ISBN 100416298508
ISBN 109780416298505

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First published inthis book explores the theme of geographical generalization, or model building. It is composed of eight of the chapters from the original Models in Geography, published in The first chapter broadly outlines geographical generalization and examines the nature and function of generalized statements, ranging from conceptual models to scale models, in a geographical.

It is composed of eight of the chapters from the original Models in Geography, published in The first chapter broadly outlines geographical generalization and examines the nature and function of generalized statements, ranging from conceptual models to scale models, in a geographical context.

The following chapter deals with model theory in a wider scientific framework and the rest of the book discusses models of physical systems and information models. Physical Information Models in Geography by Richard J. Chorley (Editor), Peter Haggett (Editor) starting at $ Physical Information Models in Geography has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

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