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Table 2 Features Used for Modeling

From: The spatio-temporal modeling for criminal incidents

Feature Type Description Significance*
κ Temporal the dummy variable indicating the time of the previous incident 2,3,4
college_univ_dist distance the distance to the nearest college or university 1,2,3
k_12_dist distance the distance to the nearest K-12 shool 1,2,4
roads_all_dist distance the distance to the nearest road 1,2,3,4
roads_interstates_dist distance the distance to the nearest interstate highway 2,3
small_businesses_dist distance the distance to the nearest small business 1,2,3,4
median_val demographic median value of all housing unites 1,2,3
males demographic number of males 1,2,3
widowed demographic number of people whose spouse died  
divorced demographic number of people who are divorced 1,2,3,4
owner_occ demographic count of owner-occupied households 1,2,4
medianrent demographic median rent charged for all housing units that are rented 1
  1. * The significance column describes whether a feature is significant (at the level of 95%) in the following models: 1-Spatial GLM, 2-ST-GAM, 3-LST-GAM (in region S1), and 4-LST-GAM (in region S2).