Moran's I

This map is available after selecting the Draw a LISA Map Interview and the Set LISA Parameters step, and then selecting Morans I from the Parameters Window.

This map computes the degree of correlation between the values of a variable as a function of spatial lags. This is similar to Pearsons correlation coefficient. It ranges from 1 (- correlation) to 1 (+ correlation), but the expected value is close to 0.


where wij(d) indicates whether pairs are in the same distance class and w(d) is the sum of wij(d).