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Computers in Geology - 25 Years of Progress

John C. Davis and Ute Christina Herzfeld


This volume vividly demonstrates the importance and increasing breadth of quantitative methods in the earth sciences. With contributions from an international cast of leading practitioners, chapters cover a wide range of state-of-the-art methods and applications, including computer modeling and mapping techniques. Many chapters also contain reviews and extensive bibliographies which serve to make this an invaluable introduction to the entire field. In addition to its detailed presentations, the book includes chapters on the history of geomathematics and on R.G.V. Eigen, the “father” of mathema ... More

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Print publication date: 1994 Print ISBN-13: 9780195085938
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195085938.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John C. Davis, editor

Ute Christina Herzfeld, editor

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1 Introduction

Václav Nĕmec

2 Weights of Evidence Modeling and Weighted Logistic Regression for Mineral Potential Mapping*

F.P. Agterberg, G.F. Bonham-Carter, Q. Cheng, and D.F. Wright

7 Risk Analysis of Petroleum Prospects

John W. Harbaugh and Johannes Wendebourg

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