Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering

GGE2413Mapping Concepts and Technology5 ch (3C 3L)

Introduction to computer-based systems and processes for creating, managing, analyzing and visualizing spatial information. Introduction to geographic information systems (GIS), spatial data structures and 2-dimensional spatial transformations. Comparative overview of alternative spatial data collection technologies. Systems-based approaches to desktop mapping, cartographic production and map analysis. Basic properties and applications of common map projections. 

Prerequisites: CS 1003 or CS 1073, MATH 1503 or equivalent introduction to matrices and systems of linear equations.