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GEOENGINE - Geoinformatics

Geoinformatics (3rd semester)
Instructor Dr.-Ing. V. Walter
Lecture Wednesday / weekly 14:00 - 15:30
Start: 18-Oct-2017
Room: M 11.82
Friday 14:00 - 17:00 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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18-Oct-2017 Introduction and Discussion Exercise 1
25-Oct-2017 Introduction cont
08-Nov-2017 Data Collection
15-Nov-2017 Data Collection, part 2 -
22-Nov-2017 Data Collection, part 3
29-Nov-2017 Geometrical Data Modelling
06-Dec-2017 Geometrical Data Modelling, part 2
13-Dec-2017 Topological Modelling
10-Jan-2018 Topological Modelling, part 2
17-Jan-2018 Web Based Technologies
24-Jan-2018 Web Based Technologies, part 2
31-Jan-2018 Web Based Technologies, part 3  

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