The Center for Location Science

Optimal Facility Location. Spatial Analysis. Geographic Information Systems and Science.

IED Strategy
IED Strategy
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Facilities and Equipment

The Center for Location Science maintains laboratories, offices, and equipment to support its core missions. These resources include:

Analysis Laboratory:
The Center's laboratories include a set of thirty desktop workstations with geographic information analysis, remote sensing, risk analysis, and statistial analysis software packages. This laboratory is fully networked to provide interactivity and parallel computing capability.
Visualization Laboratory:

The Center sustains hardware and software capabilities for interactive and virtual visualization of geographic phenomena.

Mobile Computing Laboratory:

A set of thirteen laptops installed with a suite of geographic information analysis software provides an easily exportable capability to enable training, symposia, or field experimentation. A ruggedized set of smartphones delivers additional capabilities to measure the behaviors of participants in human subjects experimentation.

Offices: The Center's offices accomodate the scholarly and administrative activities of permanent, visiting, and affiliate faculty as well as undergraduate and graduate students.
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