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GEOENGINE - Geoinformatics

Geoinformatics (3rd semester)
Instructor Dr.-Ing. V. Walter
Lecture Wednesday / weekly 14:00 - 15:30
Start: 19-Oct-2016
Room: M 11.82
NN NN Room: GSS24D_2.370, Cippool

Course Contents

Introduction to GIS, data capture (methods, data sources, hardware, data types and data structures), data administration (file systems, databases, data models), representation schemes, operations in databases, spatial access and data structures, official information systems


Recommended textbooks
  • D. Ian Heywood, Sarah Cornelius, Steve Carver, Ian Heywood: An Introduction to Geographical Information Systems, 2nd Edition 2002, Prentice Hall.
  • Christopher Jones: Geographical Information Systems and Computer Cartography, Addison Wesley Longman Ltd., Harlow, 1997.
  • Michael Worboys: GIS – A Computing Perspective, Taylor and Francis, 1995.
  • S. Aronoff: Geographic Information Systems: A Management Perspective, WDL Publications, Ottawa, Canada, 1991.


pdf icon  Lecture Notes:
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19-Oct-2016 Introduction and Discussion Exercise 1
26-Oct-2016 Introduction, cont
02-Nov-2016 Data Collection, part 1
09-Nov-2016 Data Collection, part 2
16-Nov-2016 Data Collection, part 3
23-Nov-2016 Data Modelling
30-Nov-2016 Topological Data Modelling
07-Dec-2016 Thematic Data Modelling
14-Dec-2016 Data Structures
11-Jan-2017 Web based GIS Technologies, part 1
18-Jan-2017 Web based GIS Technologies, part 2
25-Jan-2017 Web based GIS Technologies, part 3
01-Feb-2017 Web based GIS Technologies, part 4

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