Date of Award

Spring 5-27-2015

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Jochen Albrecht

Second Advisor

Carson J. Q. Farmer

Academic Program Adviser

Jochen Albrecht


Researchers analyzing spatiotemporal or panel data, which varies both in location and over time, often find that their data has holes or gaps. This thesis explores alternative methods for filling those gaps and also suggests a set of techniques for evaluating those gap-filling methods to determine which works best.

graves_thesis_graphics.pdf (7162 kB)
Supplementary graphics in pdf format

graves_correlations_STRno.csv (792 kB)
Correlation details for un-stratified data in csv format

graves_correlations_STRyes.csv (4707 kB)
Correlation details for stratified data in csv format

graves_geary_moran.csv (122 kB)
Geary's C and Moran's I details in csv format



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