Course syllabus Z15-0097-B - Basics of Geographic Information Systems (FZKI - WS 2017/2018)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Engineering
Course unit code: Z15-0097-B
Course unit title: Basics of Geographic Information Systems
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 4
Semester: Landscape Engineering - bachelor (required), 3. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
Individual works,
For A classification it is necessary to obtain 93 points,
for B classification it is necessary to obtain 86 points,
for C classification it is necessary to obtain 79 points,
for D classification it is necessary to obtain 72 points and
for E classification it is necessary to obtain at least 64 points.
Student receives credits for the subject if he gets evaluation from A to E.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
A student will gain knowledge about GIS principles. The student will obtain skills by the geographic data operations and will be able to process geographic analyses and map outputs.
Course contents:
Basic concepts of GIS, geographic data - components, data models, spatial data, vector and raster. Input data. Data management. Data analysis. Outputs data. Map composition. Pallets and symbols. Database queries, topological overlay, map algebra, distance analysis, digital elevation model - creation and utilization, network analysis. Outputs data, creation of map composition.
Recommended or required reading:
HALVA, J. Základy geografických informačných systémov. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2014. 113 p. ISBN 978-80-552-1180-0.

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 167

13,2 %13,2 %24,0 %22,2 %24,0 %3,4 %
Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Jozef Halva, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Karol Šinka, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Last modification: 8. 2. 2018
Supervisor: Ing. Jozef Halva, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 02/08/2018.

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