548-0061/04 – Introduction to Geoinformation Technologies (UGIT)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of GeoinformaticsCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Rapant, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Rapant, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1999/2000Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Combined Credit and Examination 6+6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the subject is to teach students practical works with geoinformation technologies, use them to complete diffrenet tasks, to design adequit data models to portray real world.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials

Summary

Real world. Views of real world. Real world cognition. Informatics, geoinformatics, geoinformation technologies, mobile geoinformation technologies. History, present state and the future of geoinformatics. Data, information, knowledge. Metadata. Spatial data, geodata. Space. Positioning in space. Time. Positioning in time. Feature. Components of feature description. Spatial modeling of the real world. Geodata gathering. Geoinformation technologies: GIS, RS, GPS, DTM, MGIT, geoweb, lidar.

Compulsory literature:

Rapant, P.: Geoinformatics and Geoinformation Technologies. VSB-TU of Ostrava, 2010. 500 pp.

Recommended literature:

1. Huxhold, W. E.: An Introduction to Urban Geographic Information Systems. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford, 1991. 337 str. 2. Bernhardsen, T.: Geographic Information Systems. Viak IT and Norwegian Mapping Authority. Arandal, 1992. 318 str.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Programs (homework) Lessons (perform tasks) Written exams

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

No additional requirements are imposed on the student.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

- Real World and its presentation. Earth Sciences. - Geoinformatics and geoinformation technologies. Definition of basic concepts. - History, Present and Future of Geoinformatics. - Space. Different concepts of space. - Positioning in space. - Time. Different concepts of time. Positioning in time. - Feature. The components to describe features. - Data models. Data modeling. Data structures. - Raster data model. The vector data model. - Getting geodata. Primary geodata. - Derived geodata. The quality of geodata. Metadata. - Geographic Information Systems. Remote Sensing. - Global navigation satellite systems. Digital terrain models. - Digital photogrammetry. Mobile geoinformation technology.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2011/2012 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 33 (33) 0
                Project Project 21  0
                Written exam Written test 5  0
                Other task type Other task type 7  0
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 0
                Written examination Written examination 55  0
                Oral Oral examination 12  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2012/2013 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3602T002) Geoinformatics (20) K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3602T002) Geoinformatics (20) P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3602T002) Geoinformatics (20) K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3602T002) Geoinformatics (20) P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3602T002) Geoinformatics (20) K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3602T002) Geoinformatics (20) P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3602T002) Geoinformatics (20) K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3602T004) Mobile Geoinformatics Technology P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3602T004) Mobile Geoinformatics Technology P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3602T002) Geoinformatics (20) P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3602T002) Geoinformatics (20) K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3602T004) Mobile Geoinformatics Technology P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3602T002) Geoinformatics (20) P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3602T002) Geoinformatics (20) K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3602T002) Geoinformatics (20) P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3602T002) Geoinformatics (20) K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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