# TGIS GUI application

Mapping Estimation with BMEGUI Prahlad Jat(1) and Marc Serre(1) (1) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Agenda Introduction Analysis Using Soft Data

BME Estimation Interaction with ArcGIS Introduction Temporal GIS analysis process Read Data File Data Field Screen

Mean Trend Analysis Data Distribution Screen Exploratory Data Analysis Screen Mean Trend Analysis Screen

Covariance Analysis Space/Time Covariance Analysis Screen Check Data Distribution Exploratory Data Analysis BME Analysis BME Estimation

Screen BME Estimation Screen Time series of BME mean estimation Map of BME mean estimation Map of BME error variance Analysis Using Soft Data

Data File with Soft Data Use five data columns Data Type Value1 Value3 Data - Value2

- Value4 Type field Specify data types (Hard/Uniform/Gaussian/ Triangular /Truncated Gaussian) Value1, fields

Value2, Value3, and Value4 Data Types Hard Data Data Type: 0 Value1&2 Fields: Data Value Soft Data (Uniform) Data Type: 1 Value1 Field: Lower Bound Value2 Field: Upper Bound Value3 & 4 Field: Dummy

Soft Data (Gaussian) Data Type: 2 Value1 Field: Mean Value2 Field: Standard Deviation Value3 & 4 Fields: Dummy Data Types Soft Data (Triangular) Data Type: 1 Value1 Field: Lower Bound Value2 Field: Upper Bound

Value3 Field: Mode Value4 Field: Dummy Soft Data (Trunc. Gaussian) Data Type: 4 Value1 Field: Mean Value2 Field: Standard Deviation Value3 Field: Lower Trunc.Value Value4 Field: Upper Trunc. value Data File Example Lower Bound: 24.5

Data Type: 1 (Uniform) Upper Bound: 51.45 Mean: 18.1 Data Type: 2 (Gaussian) Standard Dev: 38.01 Data File Example Use Data Type

To use soft data, check Use DataType Set Data Type, Value1 Field, and Value2 Field Hardened Data Histogram/Basic statistics Soft data is

hardened Uniform Mid-point Gaussian Mean value Std. formulas for others Hardened are used in values

Histogram Explanatory data analysis Mean trend estimation Exploratory Data Analysis Hardened data is used Temporal Evolution tab Hard data: Blue circle Soft data: red triangle

Soft Data Hard Data BME Estimation BME Estimation Screen Map

of BME mean estimation Map of BME error variance Time series of BME mean estimation Spatial/Temporal estimation Spatial/Temporal Distribution Tabs BME estimation map at specific time BME estimation time series at specific station

Each tab contains sub-tab displaying the list of plots BME Estimation Parameters Spatial Estimation (Map) BME Parameters

Estimation Grid Display Grid Temporal Estimation (Time Series) BME Parameters Estimation Parameters Display Parameter BME Parameters

Five parameters for BME estimation Maximum Spatial Distance

Maximum Temporal Distance Space/Time Metric Max. Number of Data Point Order BMEGUI calculates default parameters based on the covariance model Parameters for Spatial

Estimation Estimation Grid Estimation Time

Number of estimation point (X and Y) Area of estimation grid Include Data Points/Voronoi Points Display Grid Number of display point (X and Y) Estimation Grid

Data Points Estimation Grid Volonoi Points Display Grid Estimation Points

Display Grid BME Spatial Estimation Input parameters, then click Estimate button BME parameters Estimation Grid

Display Grid Estimate button Maps of BME Mean Estimate and BME Error Variance Two new tabs Plot ID: xxxx(Mean)

Plot ID: xxxx(Error) New entry in the list (Plot ID, EstimationTime) Maps of BME Mean Estimate and BME Error Variance Close Map Tabs

Select the tab you want to close Click Close Tab button Redraw Maps Select the plot from the list Click Show button Remove Maps

Select the plot from the list Click Delete button Parameters for Temporal Estimation Estimation Parameters

Station ID Estimation Period Display Parameter Scaling Factor BME Temporal Estimation Input

parameters, then click Estimate button BME parameters Estimation Parameters Display Parameter Estimate button Time Series of BME Mean

Estimate One new tab Plot ID: xxxx New entry in the list (Plot ID, Station ID)

Time Series of BME Mean Estimate Solid line: BME Mean Estimate Dotted line: Upper/Lower Bound (67% CI) Data Points (Hard/Uniform/Gaussian) Scale Factor Change

the scale of Gaussian type soft data to adjust the size on the plot Scale Factor = 0.1 Scale Factor = 1.0 Interaction with ArcGIS

Interaction with ArcGIS Point Layer File Exploratory Data Analysis (Spatial Distribution) Mean Trend Analysis (Raw/Smoothed Mean Trend) BME Mean/Error Estimation (Estimation

Grid) Raster File (ArcASCII) BME Mean Estimation BME Error Estimation All files will be created in Workspace

Create Point Layer Create Point Layer / Raster 1. Select Plot 2. Plot Button ArcGIS Files

Exploratory Analysis (Spatial Distribution) Vector data file (.csv) Mean Trend Vector data file (.csv)

Vector data file (.csv) BME Estimation Vector data file (.csv): Estimation Point ArcASCII : BME Mean Raster ArcASCII : BME Error Variance Raster

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