Aug 16, 2018  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CVEN 5383 - GIS Analysis – Theory and Practice


This third course reviews GIS software functions and terminology, including data entry (input, editing), manipulation (projection, merge, window, aggregate), analysis (map algebra, overlay, Boolean, interpolation network, measurements, distance, terrain modeling, statistical analysis), query (spatial, attribute), and display/reporting. Integration of various domain-specific systems analysis models with GIS databases is also addressed. Laboratory activities involve programming applications using available GIS. Prereq: Graduate and/or upper division standing; completion of CVEN 5381 (or equivalent) and completion of MEng-GIS prerequisites (especially applied Statistics); background in algebra, calculus fundamentals, facility to compute DOS/UNIX, OS/UNIX, spreadsheet, and FORTRAN; familiarity with various CAD (e.g., AutoCAD) and GIS (e.g., ArcInfo, GRASS), software is also required. Max hours: 3 Credits. Semester Hours: 3 to 3



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