Spatial relationships of cultural amenities in rural areas

Hee-Jeong, Yun (2013) Spatial relationships of cultural amenities in rural areas. In: International Conference on Tourism Development: Building The Future Of Tourism, 4 - 5 February 2013, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.

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    Abstract

    Amenity resources are relevant to rural economic development, population migration, income distribution, and tourism development. For this reason, many government officials have adopted these amenities as regional planning and development strategies. Because government officials use spatial characteristics when they establish rural policies, this study analyzes the spatial distribution of amenity resources using GIS (geographic information systems) and analyzes their spatial autocorrelation using related tools. The study chooses seventeen amenities based on the official amenity database and finds that most cultural amenities are not clustered spatially and that, according to the global spatial autocorrelation index (Moran's I), they have few positive correlations. Finally, an analysis of LISA (local indicator of spatial association) shows some “hot spots” in the spatial distribution of the cultural amenities, but additional research is needed to determine whether these amenities affect regional economies.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH1-9745 Building construction
    Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Perumahan, Bangunan & Perancangan (School of Housing, Building & Planning) > International Conference on Tourism Development
    Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
    Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2017 15:46
    Last Modified: 08 Jun 2017 15:46
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/35002

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