(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2009)

Document title

Population synthesis : comparing the major techniques using a small, complete population of firms

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

RYAN J. (1) ; MAOH H. (1) ; KANAROGLOU P. (1) ;
(1) Center for Spatial Analysis, School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster Univ., Hamilton, CANADA


Synthetic population techniques are used as a viable alternative to the collection of microdata that are normally inaccessible. The two most widely discussed synthetic techniques are described and then evaluated in terms of their ability to recreate a known population of firms. Testing synthetic population against a known population is seldom done. The case presented here uses a small, complete population of firms for the City of Hamilton, Ontario


Article of periodic

published at : Geographical analysis / ISSN 0016-7363

Editor : Ohio State University Press, Columbus, OH - ETATS-UNIS (1969)

Millesime : 2009, vol. 41, no2 [pp. 181-203]

Bibliographic references : 22 ref.

Collation : 5 fig., 7 tabl.



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