103-0237-00L  GIS III

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersM. Raubal
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


103-0237-00 GGIS III3 hrs
Thu13:45-16:30HIL D 53 »
13.12.13:45-16:30HIT F 32 »
M. Raubal

Catalogue data

AbstractThe course deals with advanced topics in GIS: GIS project lifecycle, Managing GIS, Legal issues, GIS assets & constraints; Geospatial Web Services; Geostatistics; Geosimulation; Human-Computer Interaction; Cognitive Issues in GIS.
ObjectiveStudents will get a detailed overview of advanced GIS topics. They will go through all steps of setting up a Web-GIS application in the labs and perform other practical tasks relating to Geosimulation, Human-Computer Interaction, Geostatistics, and Web Processing Services.
Lecture notesLecture slides will be made available in digital form.
LiteratureFu, P. and Sun, J., Web GIS - Principles and Applications (2011), ESRI Press, Redlands, California.
O'Sullivan, D., & Unwin, D. (2010). Geographic Information Analysis (second ed.). Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits5 credits
ExaminersM. Raubal
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 30 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationThe grade will be determined by (i) a 30 minutes oral exam and (ii) a compulsory continuous performance assessment, i.e., lab assignments submitted during the semester. Specifically, the final grade depends 70% on the exam and 30% on the assignments.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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Data Science MasterInterdisciplinary ElectivesWInformation
Geomatic Engineering MasterMajor in GIS and CartographyOInformation
Computer Science MasterComputer Science Elective CoursesWInformation