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The State of the Art of Intra-site Spatial Analysis

Hans Peter Blankholm
Institutt for arkeologi, Universitetet i Tromsø
hanspb@sv.uit.no

Lecture #1 : Intra-site spatial analysis

The archaeologist analytical toolkit

R. Whallon:

  • dimensional analysis of variance
  • variance / mean ratio
  • nearest neighbor analysis

It is important to understand that behaviorally significant and statistically significant are not necessarily associated.

Grid or point data? Both have their pros and cons.

In the 1980s there was a spreading of heuristic approaches:

  • K-means analysis
  • unconstrained clustering (UC)
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