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Introduction to Geographic Information Systems. Instructor: Prof. Arun K. Saraf, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Roorkee.

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Introduction to Geographic Information Systems. Instructor: Prof. Arun K. Saraf, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Roorkee.

The proposed course provides basic understanding about GIS Technology. Presently, GIS is being used extensively in various domains including in civil engineering, water resources, earth sciences, transportation engineering, navigation etc. Google Earth and Google Map are very popular custom designed user friendly GIS products which are widely used for various purposes including in navigation etc. (from nptel.ac.in)

Course Curriculum

  • Lecture 01 – What is Geographic Information Systems? Unlimited
  • Lecture 02 – Different Components of GIS Unlimited
  • Lecture 03 – Different Types of Vector Data and Concept of Topology Unlimited
  • Lecture 04 – Raster Data Models and Comparisons with Vector Unlimited
  • Lecture 05 – TIN Data Model and Comparisons with Raster Unlimited
  • Lecture 06 – Non-spatial Data (Attributes) and their Types Unlimited
  • Lecture 07 – Raster Data Comparison Techniques Unlimited
  • Lecture 08 – Spatial Database Systems and their Types Unlimited
  • Lecture 09 – Pre-processing of Spatial Datasets Unlimited
  • Lecture 10 – Geo-referencing Unlimited
  • Lecture 11 – Different Map Projections Unlimited
  • Lecture 12 – Spatial Interpolation Techniques Unlimited
  • Lecture 13 – Digital Elevation Models and Different Types of Resolutions Unlimited
  • Lecture 14 – Quality Assessment of Freely Available DEMS Unlimited
  • Lecture 15 – GIS Analysis Unlimited
  • Lecture 16 – GIS Analysis: Overlaying Operations Unlimited
  • Lecture 17 – GIS Analysis: Buffer Analysis Unlimited
  • Lecture 18 – Classification Methods Unlimited
  • Lecture 19 – Errors in GIS and Key Elements of Maps Unlimited
  • Lecture 20 – Limitations of GIS Unlimited

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