Quantifying the Present and Predicting the Past: Theory, Method, and Application of Archaeological Predictive Modeling

JUDGE, W. James; SEBASTIAN, Lynne (eds.)

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: U. S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1988
  • Place Published: Denver
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  • Condition: Good
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  • Details:
    xix, 669 p. 25 cm. Over 70 maps, diagrams, photos and tables. Softcover with slight wear and tear in front cover. Minor soiling of text block edge. Topics include the theoretical basis of archaeological predictive modeling and a consideration of appropriate data-collection methods, an overview of statistical method and theory for quantitative model building, collecting new data for the purpose of model development, using existing archaeological survey data for model building, development and testing of quantitative models, remote sensing in archaeological projection and prediction, geographic information systems, predictive modeling and its relationship to cultural resource management applications. Appendix survey of predictive locational models from late 1970s and early 1980s. Indexed.

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