GIS-Based Quantitative Classification of Neighborhood Types for Zhongshan City, China

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In this paper, we propose a GIS-based method that combines factor analysis and cluster analysis to quantitatively classify neighborhoods type for Zhangshan City, China. First, the possible measures for neighborhood type classification are reviewed. Then, ten measures are chosen for the case study. Factor analysis is adopted to generate five major factors and cluster analysis is used to identify six neighborhood types.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 368-373)

Edited by:

Qing Yang, Li Hua Zhu, Jing Jing He, Zeng Feng Yan and Rui Ren

Pages:

1794-1797

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.368-373.1794

Citation:

Y. Li and Y. Zhang, "GIS-Based Quantitative Classification of Neighborhood Types for Zhongshan City, China", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 368-373, pp. 1794-1797, 2012

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October 2011

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