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Course Undergraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code ES479
Subject Title Geographic Information System


 Introduction to Geographic Information System (GIS) – Hardware – Software – Data types and models – Input / output techniques in GIS (spatial and non-spatial) – Digitizing – Editing – Topology creation – Non-spatial database creation – Spatial analysis (vector and raster) – Overlay analysis - Buffer analysis – Network analysis – DEM  – 3D analysis – Visualization – Global Positioning System (GPS) – National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) – Decision support systems – WebGIS – Enterprise GIS.

Text Books

 1. Lo C.P. and Yeung A.K.W., Concepts and Techniques of Geographic Information Systems, Second Edition, Prentice Hall, 2006.
2.  Burrough P.A. and McDonnell R.A., Principles of Geographical Information Systems, Oxford University Press, 1998
3. DeMers M.N. , Fundamentals of geographic information systems (4th  edition, Wiley,2008.
4.  Wilson J.(ed) , The Handbook of Geographic Information Science, Wiley-Blackwell, 2007.


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