Thursday, March 8, 2012

Geo Informatics System : GIS [Elective] - BE- IT

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Geo Informatics System (GIS) is an elective  subject introduced into the final year, final semester of Information Technology Engineering og Pune University. The subject is vast and was introduced for the first time in  2012 for the 2008 pattern. 

The Syllabus for the subject is as follows:

Unit I: Digital Image Processing Fundamentals
Basic character of digital images, preprocessing, registration, enhancement, spatial filtering, transformations, classification, Visual Image Interpretation: Types of pictorial data products, image interpretation strategy, image interpretation process, basic elements of image interpretation.

Unit II: Foundations of Remote Sensing
Basic Principles of remote sensing, Electromagnetic remote sensing process,     Microwave Remote Sensing:
The radar Principle, factors affecting microwave measurements, radar wavebands, SLAR Systems , SAR, Interpreting SAR images, geometrical Remote Sensing platform and Sensors: Satellite system parameters, sensor parameters, imaging sensor systems, Earth recourses satellite series.

Unit III: GIS Fundamentals
GIS: Definition, evolution, components, approaches, Geospatial data, GIS operations.
GIS architecture, models of GIS, framework for GIS, GIS categories, level / scales of measurement. Map projections, Map as a model, classification of maps, map scale, cartographic symbolization, types of map, spatial referencing system, map projections, grid systems, computer in map production, digital database in a GIS, linkage of GIS to remote sensing

Unit IV: Spatial Data Management
Existing GIS data, Metadata, conversion of existing data, creating new data, geometric transformations, Describing data quality and errors, Sources of errors in GIS, Finding and modeling errors in GIS, Managing GIS error, types of errors- RMS error, location error, topological error, spatial data accuracy. Attribute data in GIS, Spatial data processing.

Unit V Data Modeling and Analysis
Data Exploration, types of data queries, Vector data analysis- buffering, overlay, distance measurement, pattern analysis, Raster Data analysisdifferent types of operations, comparison of vector and raster based data analysis. Basic elements of GIS modeling- Binary models, Index models, Process

Unit VI: Applications and development
Urban and Municipal Applications- introduction and methodology. GIS implementation and Project Management – Software Engg. as applied to GIS, GIS project planning, System Analysis and user requirements studies, geospatial database design methodology, GIS application software design methodology, system implementation and maintenance, Geospatial Information Domain, issues and trends in GIS development.

Books for Download:

Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems
M. Anji Reddi
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The Design and Implementation of
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John Harmon, Stephen Anderson

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Managing Geographic Information Systems
Nancy Obermeyer, Jeffrey Pinto




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