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GEOENGINE - Geoinformatics

Geoinformatics (3rd semester)
Instructor Dr.-Ing. V. Walter
Lecture Wednesday / weekly 14:00 - 15:30 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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14-Oct-2015 Introduction
21-Oct-2015 Introduction, part 2
28-Oct-2015 Data Collection
04-Nov-2015 Data Collection, part 2
18-Nov-2015 Data Sources
25-Nov-2015 Geometric Data Modelling
02-Dec-2015 Topologic Modelling
09-Dec-2015 Thematic Data Modelling
13-Jan-2016 Data Structures
20-Jan-2016 Web-based Technologies – Basics
27-Jan-2016 Web-based Technologies – Virtual Globes
03-Feb-2016 Web-based Technologies – Virtual Globes, part 2

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