Ripley's K Map

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

This map quantifies the spatial pattern intensity of points for various sizes of a circular search window. IT computes the overall mean number of points located within a search window of radius t:


where g is point intensity (n/A), which is an indicator of whether inside search window. There is an edge correction effect for grid areas on the fringe.