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Geographic information analysis

Website:website containing additional information
Course code:INFOGIA
Credits:7.5 ECTS (=5.25 old credit points)
Period:period 1 (week 36 through 46, i.e., 2-9-2004 through 12-11-2004; retake week 52)
Participants:up till now 5 subscriptions
Schedule:Dit is een oud rooster!
seminar   Tue 11-1437-46 BBL-508 Marc van Kreveld
Thu 13-1536-46 BBL-475
Contents:The analysis of geographic data can take many forms. This includes spatial interpolation, geographic data mining, spatial clustering, spatio-temporal analysis, point pattern analysis, and terrain analysis. We will examine these analysis types more closely. Note: a prerequisite is the course on GIS! Also note that the maximum participation is 8.
Literature:David O'Sullivan and David Unwin, Geographic Information Analysis, Wiley, 2002. A copy of this book will be available for reference in the Infotheek. Scientific papers and book chapters from other books will be used as well.
Course form:The course is given as a seminar in which the participants give 2 or 3 presentations. Furthermore, some self-study in the form of reading a few book chapters is expected.Participants will also get a literature review and writing assignment.
Exam form:No written exam, the final mark is based on the presentations given, presence and participation at all presentations, and the written assignment.
Minimum effort to qualify for 2nd chance exam:Om aan de aanvullende toets te mogen meedoen is ontbreken van ten hoogte 1 toetsactiviteit toegestaan.