Über den Autor
Fahui Wang is an Associate Professor of Geography at Northern Illinols University. His research interests include spatial analysis and GIS applications in crime, healthcare and cancer studies. His research has been supported by the National Institute of Justice, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Nature Sciences Foundation of China.
Section I. GIS and Data Sharing, 1. GIS as a Communication Process: Experiences from the Milwaukee COMPASS Project, 2. Inter-Jurisdictional Law Enforcement Data Sharing Issues: The Benefits of the use of Geo-Spatial Technologies and the Barriers to more Widespread Cooperation, Section II. Data Issues in Crime Studies, 3. Garbage In, Garbage Out: Geocoding Accuracy and the Spatial Analysis of Crime, 4. Disaggregating the Journey to Homicide, 5. Constructing Geographic Areas for Homicide Rate Analysis in Small Populations, Section III. Geographic Profiling, 6. Geographic Profiling for Serial Crime Investigation, 7. Single Incident Geographical Profiling, 8. Geographic Profiling and Spatial Analysis of Serial Homicides, Section IV. Crime Monitoring and Tracking, 9. Geographic Surveillance of Crime Frequencies in Small Areas, 10. Application of Tracking Signals to Detect Time Series Pattern Changes in Crime Mapping Systems, 11. Integrating GIS, GPS and MIS on the Web: Crime Trax in Florida, Section V. New Methods and Technologies, 12. Simulating Crime Events and Crime Patterns in a RA/CA Model Lin Liu, Xuguang Wang, John Eck, Jun Liang, University of Cincinnati, USA 13. Integrating Geographic Information Systems and Maximal Covering Models to Determine Optimal Police Patrol Areas, 14. Web GIS for Mapping Community Crime Rates: Approaches and Challenges, 15. Identifying "Hot Link" Between Crime and Crime-Related Locations, 16. Remote Sensing and Spatial Statistics as Tools in Crime Analysis, Section VI. Crime and Community Characteristics, 17. The Routine Activities of Youth and Neighborhood Violence: Spatial Modeling of Place, Time and Crime, 18. Measuring Crime in and around Public Housing Using GIS
This book features a diverse array of GIS applications in crime analysis, from general issues such as GIS as a communication process and inter-jurisdictional data sharing to specific applications in tracking serial killers and predicting juvenile violence.