Probabilistic Inferencing and Spatial Decision Support Systems

  • Jeff R. Wright
  • Kurt A. Buehler


The premise behind the use of formal land use allocation models is that certain geographical regions are better suited for specific facilities and land uses than other geographical regions. The goal of land allocation models is to generate good strategies for the assignment of specific land use activities to the most suitable available land units, based on appropriate measures of suitability. As distinguished from the widely-studied facility location models that treat optimal locations as points in a plane or along a network, land use allocation models treat optimal locations as two-dimensional areas.


Expert System Decision Support System Land Suitability Land Allocation Impact Level 
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