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Measures and Plots of Dispersion

  • Hans Wackernagel

Abstract

We include an account about the geometrical meaning of two measures of dispersion: the variance and the selectivity. This is based on Matheron [123] [124] and Lantuéjoul [100] [101]. The context is mining economics, but a parallel to analog concerns in the evaluation of time series from environmental monitoring is drawn at the end of the chapter.

Keywords

Gini Coefficient Geometrical Meaning Tolerance Level Lorenz Curve Mine Economic 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Wackernagel
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  1. 1.Centre de GéostatistiqueEcole des Mines de ParisFontainebleauFrance

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