The Spatstat Package
This is a summary of the features of
for the statistical analysis of spatial point patterns.
The package supports
- creation, manipulation and plotting of point patterns
- exploratory data analysis
- simulation of point process models
- parametric model-fitting
- hypothesis tests and diagnostics
Rlanguage, and are fitted using a single function
glm. It is also possible to fit cluster process models by the method of minimum contrast.
For a quick introduction to
spatstat, see the workshop notes
by Baddeley (2008).
Both of these documents are available on the internet.
demo(spatstat) for a demonstration
of the package's capabilities.
demo(data) to see all the datasets
available in the package.
FUNCTIONS AND DATASETS
Following is a summary of the main functions and datasets
For further information on any of these,
name is the name of the function