Overview of Functionality - Latest Version of GeoDa (1.8)

We are currently working on an updated version of the workbook for GeoDa. In the meantime, these resources give an overview of some of the new functionality in GeoDa 1.8+:

Installing GeoDa and a Quick Tour of GeoDa's Functionality (1st chapter of workbook that will be released later)
Overview, Getting Started, Geovisualization, Multivariate Exploratory Data Analysis
Spatial Weights, Spatial Autocorrelation, Space-Time Exploration, Averages Tool, Spatial Regression

 

Spatial Data Formats Supported in GeoDa

GeoDa now supports not only shapefiles but many other spatial data formats. Find more information, including setup instructions about these data formats here.

 

Spatial Regression User's Guide (Book)

The user's guide to the spatial regression functionality in GeoDa can be purchased here:

Luc Anselin and Sergio J. Rey. (2014). Modern Spatial Econometrics in Practice: A Guide to GeoDa, GeoDaSpace and PySAL.

 

Older Resources (2003-05)- Legacy GeoDa 0.95i

This workbook (2005) and the two documentation reports (2003) were developed for the Legacy version of GeoDa (0.9.5i) and is still useful for understanding the main functionality. However, many of the screenshots and menu options have been updated since. Here is a 1-page overview of GeoDa 1.8's functionality with references to the workbook chapters.

Exploring Spatial Data with GeoDa: A Workbook (2005; 244 pp.,5.1Mb)

GeoDa 0.9.3 User's Guide with overview of features (2003; 125 pp., 2.4Mb)
GeoDa 0.9.5-i Release Notes with overview of 3D scatter plot, conditional plots, and spatial regression (2003; 64 pp., 1.5Mb)

 

Sample Data and Background Videos for Tutorials

Access the sample data referenced in the documentation and find free online videos about spatial analytics here.

 

Algorithms Implemented in GeoDa

Here is a list of references of algorithms implemented in Geoda.