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PySAL is a cross-platform library of spatial analysis functions written in Python. It is intended to support the development of high level applications for spatial analysis.

PySAL is Open Source and licensed under the BSD License.

Getting Started

If you are new to PySAL you might want to read Getting Started with PySAL.


Source downloads are hosted on the Python Package Index.

Graphical installers for recent releases are hosted on the GeoDa Center website.

Legacy builds (<=1.5) are still available on the old source code repository at Google Code, here. You can also find old versions of this documentation there as well.

Getting Involved

Prospective developers can learn more in the developer guide.

You can track PySAL development, submit bug reports, and make feature requests here.


Date:July 24, 2014

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