[R-sig-Geo] Spatial correlation for nominal variable

Marco Helbich marco.helbich at gmx.at
Tue Sep 1 13:58:05 CEST 2009

Dear Monir,

perhaps the join count statistic for k coloured factors in the spdep package is a possibility.

best regards
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> Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 08:26:43 -0500
> From: "Hossain, Md Monir" <Monir.Hossain at uth.tmc.edu>
> Subject: [R-sig-Geo] Spatial correlation for nominal variable
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> Dear all,
> I would appreciate much for sharing your thoughts in regard to spatial
> correlation for nominal variable.
> I have a variable named FP_Pattern for FringerPrint Pattern Designation
> for IS6110 to indicate genotype. This is a nominal variable and has 17
> levels. For each TB patient, I also have longitude and latitude. The purpose of
> analyzing this data is to answer the question whether for given level of
> genotype is there any spatial correlation.
> Thanks in advance for your time,
> Monir

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