Video Lectures

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Chapter 1 : A Gentle Introduction to GIS
Topic : The nature of GIS
Content : What is GIS, Purpose of GIS, Spatial data , Geographic data, 51 MB ,20:37 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : A Gentle Introduction to GIS
Topic : Some fundamental observations
Content : Dynamics and changes, Geographics phenomena, Spatial and temporal dimensions 25 MB ,13:21 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : A Gentle Introduction to GIS
Topic : Defining GIS
Content : computer-based system that provides the following four sets of capabilities to handle georeferenced data 28 MB ,16:21 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : A Gentle Introduction to GIS
Topic : GlSystems, GIScience and GIS applications
Content : explanation 14 MB ,8:57 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : A Gentle Introduction to GIS
Topic : Spatial data and geoinformation
Content : Spatial data and geoinformation, Data quality considerations, Base data, sharing and metadata, Error in spatial data, Data quality parameters, the components play an important role in assessment of data quality 38 MB ,21:48 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : A Gentle Introduction to GIS
Topic : The real world and representations of it: Models and modelling
Content : explanation 20 MB ,12:23 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : A Gentle Introduction to GIS
Topic : Maps
Content : Cartography, digital cartography - digital maps 13 MB ,6:4 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : A Gentle Introduction to GIS
Topic : Databases
Content : useful functions 4 MB ,2:15 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : A Gentle Introduction to GIS
Topic : Spatial databases and spatial analysis
Content : spatial databases, Spatial analysis 8 MB ,4:37 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 2 : Geographic Information and Spatial Database
Topic : Models and Representations of the real world Geographic Phenomena: Defining geographic phenomena
Content : Euclidean space, Euclidean plane, geographic phenomenon , Objectives of the application 16 MB ,10:11 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 2 : Geographic Information and Spatial Database
Topic : types of geographic phenomena
Content : explanation 4 MB ,2:26 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 2 : Geographic Information and Spatial Database
Topic : Geographic fields, Geographic objects, Boundaries
Content : discrete or continuous, Field-based model, Data types and values 45 MB ,21:9 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 2 : Geographic Information and Spatial Database
Topic : Regular tessellations, irregular tessellations
Content : explanation 23 MB ,14:2 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 2 : Geographic Information and Spatial Database
Topic : Computer Representations of Geographic Information
Content : explanation 15 MB ,9:46 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 2 : Geographic Information and Spatial Database
Topic : Vector representations
Content : Point representations, Line representations, Area representations 14 MB ,8:54 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 2 : Geographic Information and Spatial Database
Topic : Vector representations
Content : Triangulated Irregular Networks 13 MB ,8:37 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 2 : Geographic Information and Spatial Database
Topic : Topology and Spatial relationships
Content : spatial properties, Topological relationships, mathematical properties, topological sensitivity, The topology of two dimensions, Interior and exterior, spatial relationships, topological consistency 29 MB ,17:12 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 2 : Geographic Information and Spatial Database
Topic : Scale and Resolution, Representation of Geographic fields, Representation of Geographic objects Organizing and Managing Spatial Data The Temporal Dimension
Content : Raster representation of a field, Vector representation of a field, Tessellations to represent geographic objects, Vector representations for geographic objects, Different 'concepts' of time 47 MB ,19:59 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Data Management and Processing Systems
Topic : Hardware and Software Trends Geographic Information Systems: GIS Software
Content : explanation 22 MB ,14:2 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Data Management and Processing Systems
Topic : GIS Architecture and functionality, Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI)
Content : explanation 11 MB ,6:42 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Data Management and Processing Systems
Topic : Stages of Spatial Data handling: Spatial data handling and preparation, Spatial Data Storage and maintenance, Spatial Query and Analysis, Spatial Data Presentation
Content : explanation 58 MB ,33:26 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Data Management and Processing Systems
Topic : Database management Systems: Reasons for using a DBMS, Alternatives for data management
Content : explanation 16 MB ,10:27 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Data Management and Processing Systems
Topic : The relational data model, Querying the relational database
Content : explanation 16 MB ,8:57 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Data Management and Processing Systems
Topic : GIS and Spatial Databases: Linking GIS and DBMS, Spatial database functionality.
Content : explanation 32 MB ,18:46 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Spatial Referencing and Positioning
Topic : Spatial Referencing: Reference surfaces for mapping
Content : The Geoid and the vertical datum, Geoid, mean sea level, local vertical datums, levelling network, geodetic levelling 46 MB ,28:7 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Spatial Referencing and Positioning
Topic : Spatial Referencing: Reference surfaces for mapping
Content : The ellipsoid, Local and global ellipsoids, The local and global horizontal datum 17 MB ,10:35 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Spatial Referencing and Positioning
Topic : Coordinate Systems
Content : 2D Geographic coordinates, 3D Geographic coordinates, 3D Geocentric coordinates (X, Y, Z), 2D Cartesian coordinates (X. Y), 2D polar coordinates (??,d), 19 MB ,11:6 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Spatial Referencing and Positioning
Topic : Map Projections
Content : Classification of map projections, Distortion properties 54 MB ,31:57 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Spatial Referencing and Positioning
Topic : Coordinate Transformations
Content : 2D Polar to 2D Cartesian transformations, Changing map projection, Datum transformations 21 MB ,12:50 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Spatial Referencing and Positioning
Topic : Satellite-based Positioning
Content : explanation 22 MB ,10:8 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Spatial Referencing and Positioning
Topic : Absolute positioning, Errors in absolute positioning
Content : working principles of absolute, satellite-based positioning, How actual position of the receiver is achieved, calculation root mean square error 29 MB ,17:58 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Spatial Referencing and Positioning
Topic : Relative positioning, Network positioning
Content : explanation 8 MB ,4:49 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Spatial Referencing and Positioning
Topic : Positioning technology
Content : GPS, GLONASS, Galileo 10 MB ,6:2 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 2 : Data Entry and Preparation
Topic : Spatial Data Input: Direct spatial data capture, Indirect spatial data capture, Obtaining spatial data elsewhere
Content : Digitizing, Scanning, Vectorization, Clearinghouses and web portals, Metadata, Data formats and standards 41 MB ,26:35 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 2 : Data Entry and Preparation
Topic : Data Quality: Accuracy and Positioning, Positional accuracy, Attribute accuracy, Temporal accuracy, Lineage, Completeness, Logical consistency
Content : Root mean square error, Error Matrix Example 33 MB ,21:10 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 2 : Data Entry and Preparation
Topic : Data Preparation: Data checks and repairs
Content : explanation 11 MB ,6:48 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 2 : Data Entry and Preparation
Topic : Combining data from multiple sources
Content : explanation 13 MB ,7:55 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 2 : Data Entry and Preparation
Topic : Point Data Transformation: Interpolating discrete data
Content : explanation 20 MB ,11:32 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 2 : Data Entry and Preparation
Topic : Interpolating continuous data
Content : Trend surface fitting using regression, Triangulation, Spatial moving averages using inverse distance weighting, Kriging. 33 MB ,17:6 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Spatial Data Analysis
Topic : Classification of analytical GIS Capabilities Retrieval, classification and measurement: Measurement, Spatial selection queries, Classification. Overlay functions: Vector overlay operators, Raster overlay operators
Content : explanation 112 MB ,1:1:2 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 2 : Neighbourhood functions
Topic : Proximity computations, Computation of diffusion, Flow computation, Raster based surface analysis
Content : explanation 62 MB ,38:1 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 3 : Network analysis
Topic : Network analysis
Content : explanation 8 MB ,4:54 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 4 : GIS and Application models
Topic : GIS and Application models
Content : five characteristics of GIS-based application models 9 MB ,6:18 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 5 : Error Propagation in spatial data processing
Topic : How Errors propagate, Quantifying error propagation
Content : explanation 19 MB ,12:13 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Data visualization
Topic : GIS and Maps
Content : Definition of map, Dimensionality 43 MB ,18:0 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Data visualization
Topic : The Visualization Process
Content : The visualization process, Visualization purpose and environment, Effectiveness, The visualization process is always influenced by several factors, Cartographic rules 20 MB ,13:15 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Data visualization
Topic : Visualization Strategies: Present or explore
Content : Visual communication, Visual thinking process, Visual data mining, Interaction and dynamics, Geovisualization, Visual communication process 24 MB ,14:12 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Data visualization
Topic : The cartographic toolbox
Content : What kind of data do I have? How can I map my data? 38 MB ,23:20 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Data visualization
Topic : How to map?
Content : How to map qualitative data, How to map quantitative data, How to map the terrain elevation, How to map time series 27 MB ,11:53 MIN , THEORY


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Chapter 1 : Data visualization
Topic : Map Cosmetics, Map Dissemination
Content : Fundamental requirements, Space constraints, Text, Contrast and visual hierarchy, Multimedia maps, Classification of maps on the WWW 23 MB ,13:49 MIN , THEORY


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