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.
demo(spatstat) for an overall demonstration
of the package.
An introduction to the package is available in the
Intro.pdf in the
doc directory supplied in the
installation of the package.
The package is described more fully in the paper by Baddeley and Turner (2005a), available online.
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