A Synthesis of Spatial Models for Multivariate Count Responses

  • Yiyi WangEmail author
  • Kara Kockelman
  • Amir Jamali
Part of the Advances in Spatial Science book series (ADVSPATIAL)


This chapter provides a synthesis of spatial data mining models for analyzing multivariate count responses. Geo-referenced multivariate count responses are common in regional science (e.g., registered vehicle counts by body type and firm/job counts by industry type), but are computationally difficult to model—especially when sample size is large. This chapter synthesizes relevant research and offers lessons learned and best practices for future research.


Spatial econometric model Spatial autocorrelation Multivariate response Bayesian estimation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Civil Engineering DepartmentMontana State UniversityBozemanUSA
  2. 2.Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental EngineeringUniversity of Texas at AustinAustinUSA

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