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##### AM-88 - Fuzzy aggregation operators
• Compare and contrast Boolean and fuzzy logical operations
• Compare and contrast several operators for fuzzy aggregation, including those for intersect and union
• Exemplify one use of fuzzy aggregation operators
• Describe how an approach to map overlay analysis might be different if region boundaries were fuzzy rather than crisp
• Describe fuzzy aggregation operators
##### CP-03 - High performance computing
• Describe how the power increase in desktop computing has expanded the analytic methods that can be used for GIS&T
• Exemplify how the power increase in desktop computing has expanded the analytic methods that can be used for GIS&T
##### AM-48 - Mathematical models of uncertainty: probability and statistics
• Devise simple ways to represent probability information in GIS
• Describe the basic principles of randomness and probability
• Compute descriptive statistics and geostatistics of geographic data
• Interpret descriptive statistics and geostatistics of geographic data
• Recognize the assumptions underlying probability and geostatistics and the situations in which they are useful analytical tools
##### AM-13 - Multi-criteria evaluation
• Describe the implementation of an ordered weighting scheme in a multiple-criteria aggregation
• Compare and contrast the terms multi-criteria evaluation, weighted linear combination, and site suitability analysis
• Differentiate between contributing factors and constraints in a multi-criteria application
• Explain the legacy of multi-criteria evaluation in relation to cartographic modeling
• Determine which method to use to combine criteria (e.g., linear, multiplication)
• Create initial weights using the analytical hierarchy process (AHP)
• Calibrate a linear combination model by adjusting weights using a test data set
##### AM-87 - Problems of currency, source, and scale
• Describe the problem of conflation associated with aggregation of data collected at different times, from different sources, and to different scales and accuracy requirements
• Explain how geostatistical techniques might be used to address such problems
##### CP-01 - Software systems
• Describe the major geospatial software architectures available currently, including desktop GIS, server-based, Internet, and component-based custom applications
• Describe non-spatial software that can be used in geospatial applications, such as databases, Web services, and programming environments
• Compare and contrast the primary sources of geospatial software, including major and minor commercial vendors and open-source options
• List the major functionality needed from off-the-shelf software based on a requirements report
• Identify software options that meet functionality needs for a given task or enterprise
• Evaluate software options that meet functionality needs for a given task or enterprise