Cartography curriculum
TR-c44 Geoinformatics 3 (vector systems)
IV. grade 2. semester -- Lectures per week: 0+2 -- practice mark -- Credit: 2
Responsible: Zentai László -- Lecturer: Elek István

Detailed description of the subject
1. week Basics, Data: input of graphical and attribute data, Data models of GIS. Confrontation of vector and raster systems, 3D data representation, Software, Hardware, the importance of expertise
2. week The realisation of data models in the case of Mapinfo, layers, basic GIS functions, moving on the map, using graphical and textual data, search in the map and in the textual database
3. week Data identification, conditional graphical and textual queriest, SQL queries, joining data, geocoding
4. week Creating themes to points, surfaces, data aggregation, database subsets, statistics, representation, plotting
5. week Database management, structure, areal analysis, digital mapping techniques (vectorisation)
6. week GIS system planning basics, discussion and planning of student exercises, practice
7. week Building topology, queries, debugging and correction techniques
8. week External data links (exporting and importing databases and maps from other GIS software)
9. week Database building methods, map editing in GIS
10. week Differences between digital maps and and GIS databases
11. week Getting to know different applications: municipal information systems: property management, public utilities, asset cadaster, road networks, address register, population data, mining, oil industry, environmental protection, etc.
12. week GIS on the internet, software developing tools (MapX, MapObject, Visual Development Studio)
13. week Supplementary lesson
14. week Consultation on student exercises
15. week Examination of student exercises
Recommended reading:
  • Maguire, Goodchild, Rhind: „Geographical Information Systems”, Longman, ISBN 0-582-05661-6
  • MapInfo quick reference quide magyar fordítása (forditotta EI)
  • Könyvrészletek, SlideShow oktató anyagok (készítette: EI)
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