[R] R algorithm/package for creating spatial autocorrelation of uniformly distributed landscape values

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Tue May 11 01:30:07 CEST 2010

On May 10, 2010, at 4:54 PM, Laura S wrote:

> Dear all:
> I would like to create a landscape of environmental values that  
> follow a
> uniform frequency distribution and also have spatial autocorrelation  
> in the
> landscape.

X <- distribution on one dimension
Y <- distribution on another dimension
cY <- rho*X +(1-rho)*Y

> I was wondering if there is an algorithm and/or package out there
> that creates autocorrelation of values that are distributed  
> according to a
> non-normal frequency distribution.

There are several packages with the letters "distr" as a substring.  
And there is also at least one package that will assist in creating  

> Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.
> Thank you,
> Laura
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David Winsemius, MD
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