103-0233-AAL  GIS I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersM. Raubal
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentEnrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.

AbstractFundamentals in geoinformation technologies: database principles, including modeling of spatial information, geometric and semantic models, topology and metrics; practical training with GIS software.
ObjectiveKnow the fundamentals in geoinformation technologies for the realization, application and operation of geographic information systems in engineering projects.
ContentModelling of spatial information
Geometric and semantic models
Topology & metrics
Raster and vector models
Labs with GIS software
LiteratureWorboys, M., & Duckham, M. (2004). GIS - A Computing Perspective (2nd ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
O'Sullivan, D., & Unwin, D. (2010). Geographic Information Analysis (second ed.). Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley.