103-0228-00L Multimedia Cartography
|Spring Semester 2018
|H.‑R. Bär, R. Sieber
|yearly recurring course
|Language of instruction
|Prerequisite: Successful completion of Cartography III (103-0227-00L).
|H.‑R. Bär, R. Sieber
|Focus of this course is on the realization of an atlas project in a small team. During the first part of the course, the necessary organizational, creative and technological basics will be provided. At the end of the course, the interactive atlas projects will be presented by the team members.
|The goal of this course is to provide the students the theoretical background, knowledge and practical skills necessary to plan, design and create an interactive Web atlas based on modern Web technologies.
|This course will cover the following topics:
- Web map design
- Project management
- Graphical user interfaces in Web atlases
- Interactions in map and atlas applications
- Web standards
- Programming interactive Web applications
- Use of software libraries
- Cartographic Web services
- Code repository
- Copyright and the Internet
|Lecture notes and additional material are available on Moodle.
|- Cartwright, William; Peterson, Michael P. and Georg Gartner (2007); Multimedia Cartography, Springer, Heidelberg
|Prerequisites / Notice
|Prerequisites: Successful completion of Cartography III (103-0227-00L).
Previous knowledge in Web programming.
The students are expected to
- present their work in progress on a regular basis
- present their atlas project at the end of the course
- keep records of all the work done
- document all individual contributions to the project
|Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
|Performance assessment as a semester course
|H.-R. Bär, R. Sieber
|Language of examination
|The performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
|Mode of examination
|oral 15 minutes
|Additional information on mode of examination
|The final grade is made up for 50% of the grading of the Central Elements and for 50% of the oral examination during the examination session.
The Central Elements are as follows:
1. A multimedia atlas prototype realized in a team. The prototype is due on the penultimate week of the semester.
2. A presentation during the semester
3. A personal "lab" book documenting the work done during the semester. It is due at the same time as the atlas prototype.
|This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.
|No public learning materials available.
|Only public learning materials are listed.
|No information on groups available.
|There are no additional restrictions for the registration.
|Data Science Master
|Geomatic Engineering Master
|Major in GIS and Cartography