- International Fees
International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
This course provides theoretical and practical exposure to fundamental GIS algorithms and spatial information data structures. Students will gain an understanding of the programming logic behind GIS computer applications. Topics covered include raster and vector file formats, data conversion and display, view transformations, line clipping, feature generalization, and polygon operations.
- Not offered this term
- This course is not offered this term. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive notifications of future course offerings and other opportunities to learn more about this course and related programs.
Upon successful completion, the student should be able to:
- Construct software applications using a current industry programming language.
- Design spatial data file conversion programs in order to read ASCII coordinate data.
- Generate compressed binary files using a run-length encoding algorithm.
- Extract image band data from image files.
- Research and present a GIS technical topic to an advanced level GIS audience.
- Compare the problems in various GIS issues by listening to presentations by GIS researchers.
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2011
Technical Issues in GIS (GIST 8100) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Construction and the Environment
Interested in being notified about future offerings of Technical Issues in GIS (GIST 8100)? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.
Programs and courses are subject to change without notice.