Setting capacity values is an important feature to constrain your territories. A capacity value is a threshold you can set to ensure that a territory doesn't exceed variable limits. For example, you can specify that all territories must stop growing in an area when a population of 150,00 is reached. The 150,000 figure is the capacity value. Capacity values can be assigned in the following ways:
- Minimum - Hard attribute constraint where a territory must meet a base value.
- Desired - Soft attribute constraint where a territory will attempt to be within a reasonable range.
- Maximum - Hard attribute constraint where a territory must not exceed a ceiling value.
You can override the minimum and maximum constraints using advanced options. Overriding constraints may be needed to reach a required number of territories or to meet statistical parameters.
The image below is an example of applied territory constraints. In addition to the minimum, desired and maximum constraint values, you can set a weight to each attribute. Setting a weight will give preference from one attribute over another.Feedback on this topic?