Geografie 1986, 91, 133-139

On the possibilities of using data-analytic systems in geography

Václav Bezvoda1, Tomáš Kučera2

1Katedra aplikované matematiky přírodovědecké fakulty UK, Albertov 6, 128 43 Praha 2, Czechia
2Geografický ústav ČSAV, Mendlova nám. 1, 662 82 Brno, Czechia

The transition from traditional to modern concepts in geography requires multidimensional data sets to be taken into account. Apart from other methods of corresponding data processing an important role is played by the factor analysis, possibilities and limitations of which are analysed in the article. Attention is also paid to the data-analytical systems (especially BMDP) which make the multivariant methods easy to use.