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 [176][177] and Lantuéjoul [143][144]. 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

Dust Income 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

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

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