Course: Algorithms of Spatial Analyses

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Course title Algorithms of Spatial Analyses
Course code KGM/APA
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Jedlička Karel, Ing. PhD.
Course content
Introduction, terminology. Symbolic coding of spatial analyses. Programming languages for spatial analyses. Algorithms of digital terrain model creation. Interpolation of rasters. Raster analysis. Graphs and spatial models. Spatial modelling.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Students' portfolio, Individual study, Lecture, Practicum
  • Contact hours - 39 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 5 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 30 hours per semester
  • Graduate study programme term essay (40-50) - 29 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
The course expects knowlede corresponding to the course KMA/UGI.
learning outcomes
- Ability of analysis spatial relationships among features. - Ability of creation of analytical model for solving particular problems.
teaching methods
Lecture
Practicum
Individual study
Students' portfolio
assessment methods
Oral exam
Written exam
Practical exam
Combined exam
Seminar work
Individual presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Burrough, Peter A.; McDonnell, Rachael A. Principles of geographical information systems. 1st ed. repr. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1998. ISBN 0-19-823365-5.
  • Fortheringham, A. Stewart; Wegener, Michael. Spatial models and GIS : new potential and new models ; Ed. by A. Stewart Fortheringham, Michael Wegener. London : Taylor & Francis, 2001. ISBN 0-748-40846-0.
  • Longley, Paul A. Geographic information systems and science. Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2001. ISBN 0-471-89275-0.
  • Maidment, David R. Arc Hydro : GIS for water resources ; David R. Maidment, editor. Redlands : ESRI Press, 2002. ISBN 1-58948-034-1.
  • Montgomery, D. R. Hydrological applications of GIS : Edited by A. M. Gurnell, D. R. Montgomery. Chichester : John Wiley and Sons, 2001. ISBN 0-471-89876-7.
  • Neteler, Markus; Mitasova, Helena. Open source GIS : a GRASS GIS approach. 2nd ed. Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004. ISBN 1-4020-8064-6.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Applied Sciences Land-use Planning (2016) Special and interdisciplinary fields 4 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (2017) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Land-use Planning (2014) Special and interdisciplinary fields 4 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Geomatics (2015) Construction industry, geodesy and cartography 1 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Geomatics (2016) Construction industry, geodesy and cartography 1 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Geomatics (2017) Construction industry, geodesy and cartography 1 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Land-use Planning (2013) Special and interdisciplinary fields 4 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Geomatics (2016) Construction industry, geodesy and cartography 1 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Land-use Planning (2017) Special and interdisciplinary fields 4 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (2013) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Geomatics (2017) Construction industry, geodesy and cartography 1 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (2016) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Geomatics (1) Construction industry, geodesy and cartography 1 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Information Systems (2015) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Geomatics (1) Construction industry, geodesy and cartography 1 Summer