OCE552 Syllabus - Geographic Information System - 2017 Regulation - Open Elective | Anna University

OCE552 Syllabus - Geographic Information System - 2017 Regulation - Open Elective | Anna University

OCE552

GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM

 L T P C

3003

OBJECTIVES:
To introduce the fundamentals and components of Geographic Information System
To provide details of spatial data structures and input, management and output processes.

UNIT I

FUNDAMENTALS OF GIS

9

Introduction to GIS - Basic spatial concepts - Coordinate Systems - GIS and Information Systems – Definitions – History of GIS - Components of a GIS – Hardware, Software, Data, People, Methods – Proprietary and open source Software - Types of data – Spatial, Attribute data- types of attributes – scales/ levels of measurements.

UNIT II

SPATIAL DATA MODELS

9

Database Structures – Relational, Object Oriented – ER diagram - spatial data models – Raster Data Structures – Raster Data Compression - Vector Data Structures - Raster vs Vector ModelsTIN and GRID data models - OGC standards - Data Quality.


UNIT III

DATA INPUT AND TOPOLOGY

9

Scanner - Raster Data Input – Raster Data File Formats – Vector Data Input –Digitiser – Topology - Adjacency, connectivity and containment – Topological Consistency rules – Attribute Data linking – ODBC – GPS - Concept GPS based mapping.

UNIT IV

DATA ANALYSIS

9

Vector Data Analysis tools - Data Analysis tools - Network Analysis - Digital Education models - 3D data collection and utilisation.

UNIT V

APPLICATIONS

9

GIS Applicant - Natural Resource Management - Engineering - Navigation - Vehicle tracking and fleet management - Marketing and Business applications - Case studies.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOME: This course equips the student to
Have basic idea about the fundamentals of GIS.
Understand the types of data models.
Get knowledge about data input and topology.
Gain knowledge on data quality and standards.
Understand data management functions and data output

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Kang - Tsung Chang, Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, McGraw Hill Publishing, 2nd Edition, 2011.
2. Ian Heywood, Sarah Cornelius, Steve Carver, Srinivasa Raju, “An Introduction Geographical Information Systems, Pearson Education, 2nd Edition,2007.

REFERENCES:
1. Lo.C.P., Albert K.W. Yeung, Concepts and Techniques of Geographic Information Systems, Prentice-Hall India Publishers, 2006

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