Lecture Notes

As indicated in the files, the lecture notes below are based, primarily or in part, on notes compiled by Visiting Prof. Zhong-Ren Peng in Fall 2003. All materials courtesy of the faculty named and used with permission.

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Lec 1 Introduction to the Class and GIS

GIS Principles and Methods

WinAthena Introduction (Required for Students who did not do CRN Computing Orientation)

Overview of Course, GIS Principles, Elements of Maps, ArcGIS Basics ( PDF)
Lec 2 GIS Principles and Methods GIS Principles and Methods ( PDF)
Lec 3 Database Fundamentals (Relational Basics, Queries, Joins), Coordinate Systems, and Projections More GIS Principles and Methods: Projections and Coordinate Systems ( PDF)
Lec 4 More on Database Management: Introduction to SQL

Geodatabase

Handling One-to-Many Relationships

Relational Databases and GIS Data Models ( PDF)
Lec 5 Creating and Maintaining Geospatial Databases Relational Databases ( PDF)
Lec 6 Creating and Maintaining Geospatial Databases (cont.) Making Sense of the Census ( PDF)
Lec 7 Creating and Maintaining Geospatial Databases (cont.) Spatial Analysis (Vector Models) ( PDF)
Lec 8 Creating and Maintaining Geospatial Databases (cont.) Spatial Data Models: Spatial Analysis II (Raster Models) ( PDF)
Lec 9 Geocoding and Network Analysis Methods Geocoding and Network Analysis ( PDF)
Lec 10 Geocoding and Network Analysis Methods (cont.) Introduction to Internet GIS and ArcIMS ( PDF)
Lec 11 Project Work Internet GIS using Web Services and Project Feedback ( PDF)
Lec 13 Project Work Creating Your 11.188/11.520 Presentation and Report - Cherie Miot Abbanat ( PDF)
Lec 15 Project Work Terrain Models, Cartograms, 3D and Course Wrap-up ( PDF)

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