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GEOENGINE - Geoinformatics

Geoinformatics (2nd semester)
Instructor Prof. Dr.-Ing. D. Fritsch / Dr.-Ing. V. Walter
Lecture Thursday / weekly 11:30 - 13:00 Room: 2.370
N.N.. N.N. Room: 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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11-Apr-2013 Introduction to the Exercises
18-Apr-2013 Additional Explanations to the Exercises    
18-Apr-2013 Introduction
25-Apr-2013 Introduction, cont
02-May-2013 Data Collection
16-May-2013 Geometric Data Modeling
06-Jun-2013 Geometric Data Modeling, cont
20-Jun-2013 Geometric Data Modeling, cont
27-Jun-2013 Data Collection
04-Jul-2013 Data Modeling
11-Jul-2013 Data Modeling, cont

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