Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Methodological Overview

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Vít Pászto, Andreas Redecker, Karel Macků, Carsten Jürgens, Nicolai Moos
      Pages 3-38 Open Access
    3. Polona Tominc, Vesna Čančer
      Pages 39-63 Open Access
    4. Andreas Redecker, Jaroslav Burian, Nicolai Moos, Karel Macků
      Pages 65-92 Open Access
    5. Simona Sternad Zabukovšek, Polona Tominc, Samo Bobek
      Pages 93-118 Open Access
    6. Jarmila Zimmermannová
      Pages 119-147 Open Access
    7. Michal Menšík
      Pages 149-171 Open Access
    8. Vít Pászto
      Pages 173-192 Open Access
  3. Techniques of Data Visualisation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193
    2. Karel Macků
      Pages 195-206 Open Access
    3. Jiří Pánek
      Pages 207-219 Open Access
    4. Jiří Pánek, Jaroslav Burian
      Pages 221-231 Open Access
  4. Spatial Exploration of Economic Data

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 233-233
    2. Vít Pászto
      Pages 235-242 Open Access
    3. Danilo Burnac, Bojan Erker, Simona Sternad Zabukovšek, Samo Bobek
      Pages 243-255 Open Access
    4. Nicolai Moos
      Pages 257-269 Open Access
    5. Jaroslav Burian, Jarmila Zimmermannová, Karel Macků
      Pages 271-281 Open Access
  5. Playing the Spationomy Simulation Game

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 303-303
    2. Vít Pászto, Jiří Pánek
      Pages 305-325 Open Access

About this book


This open access book is based on "Spationomy – Spatial Exploration of Economic Data", an interdisciplinary and international project in the frame of ERASMUS+ funded by the European Union.
The project aims to exchange interdisciplinary knowledge in the fields of economics and geomatics. For the newly introduced courses, interdisciplinary learning materials have been developed by a team of lecturers from four different universities in three countries. In a first study block, students were taught methods from the two main research fields. Afterwards, the knowledge gained had to be applied in a project. For this international project, teams were formed, consisting of one student from each university participating in the project. The achieved results were presented in a summer school a few months later. At this event, more methodological knowledge was imparted to prepare students for a final simulation game about spatial and economic decision making. 
In a broader sense, the chapters will present the methodological background of the project, give case studies and show how visualisation and the simulation game works.


Spationomy Economic geography Simulation game Playful learning Spatial analyses Spatial visualization Spatial exploration of economic data Economics and Geomatics Open Access

Editors and affiliations

  • Vít Pászto
    • 1
  • Carsten Jürgens
    • 2
  • Polona Tominc
    • 3
  • Jaroslav Burian
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Informatics and Applied Mathematics, Moravian Business College Olomouc, Olomouc, Czech Republic, Department of GeoinformaticsPalacký University OlomoucOlomoucCzech Republic
  2. 2.Geography, Geomatics GroupRuhr-University BochumBochumGermany
  3. 3.Faculty of Economics and BusinessUniversity of MariborMariborSlovenia
  4. 4.Department of GeoinformaticsPalacký University OlomoucOlomoucCzech Republic

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