Center Conducts Network and Spatial Analysis Seminar

Center Conducts Network and Spatial Analysis Seminar

Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage. (Summer 2005). "Center Conducts Network and Spatial Analysis Seminar." Alaska Justice Forum 22(2): 3. The UAA Justice Center sponsored a July 2005 seminar devoted to integrating network and spatial analysis.

Twelve researchers from the Universityof Alaska Anchorage and Simon Fraser University in British Columbia participatedin a July 2005 seminar devoted to integrating network and spatial analysis. Inga Carboni of Boston College and George Tita from theUniversity of California at Irvine conducted the workshop under the sponsorship of the Justice Center at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Participants gained facility with the network analysis software UCINET and alsoworked with GeoDA and SpaceStat, which are spatial regression software packages.The seminar content will inform at least fiveparticipant research projects. A special issue of Western Criminology Review containing contributions based on the workshop maybe published.

Among those attending were UAA researchers from the Justice Center, and the Departments of Sociology, Psychology, and Biology.