SpatialAcc: Spatial Accessibility Measures
Provides a set of spatial accessibility measures from a set of locations (demand) to another set of locations (supply). It aims, among others, to support research on spatial accessibility to health care facilities. Includes the locations and some characteristics of major public hospitals in Greece.
Available in CRAN @ https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=SpatialAcc
Version: 0.1-4 (6 April 2020)
Code: Bug fixes, update dependencies with other packages and data directory to comply with CRAN policies
Version: 0.1-3 (26 July 2019)
Code: Bug fixes, updates to comply with CRAN policies
Version: 0.1-2 (6 August 2017)
Code: Bug fixes
Documentation: Mistake corrections
Contact: New website with contact form and new email
Version: 0.1-1 (22 May 2017)
ac: Spatial Accessibility measures
distance: Distance Matrix Computation
GR.Hospitals: Greek Hospitals
PWC.Municipalities: Population weighted centroids of the Municipalities in Greece
Kalogirou, S., and Foley, R. (2006). Health, place and Hanly: Modelling accessibility to hospitals in Ireland. Irish Geography, 39(1), 52-68.
Kalogirou, S. (2017). Spatial inequality in the accessibility to hospitals in Greece, Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-4/W2, 91-94, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-4-W2-91-2017.
Kalogirou, S., Spatial analysis of accessibility to public hospitals using GIS, in Medical Geographical Information – Applications, Analysis and Mapping, SPRINGER, under publication.