103-0214-AAL  Cartography Fundamentals

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersL. Hurni
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.


103-0214-AA RCartography Fundamentals
Self-study course. No presence required.
References and other materials will be distributed by the supervisors.
56s hrsL. Hurni

Catalogue data

AbstractIntroduction and basics in mathematics of geometric geo-objects in the three-dimensional space (with exercises).
ObjectiveBasics, structures and processes in modern geovisualisation and computer graphics.
Exercises in 2D and 3D computer graphics with software from desktop publishing, GIS, and computer visualisation.
Lecture notesReferences and other materials will be distributed by the supervisors.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits5 credits
ExaminersL. Hurni
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 20 minutes
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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