Course code GMGI210

GMGI210 Geographical Analysis and Modelling

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Course responsible: Håvard Tveite
Teachers: Carl Ove Löfman, Gunnar Anton Tenge, Geir Harald Grøtting Strand
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2007-2008
Preferential right:
Course contents:
Spatial statistics, spatial autocorrelation, point pattern analysis. Deterministic and geostatistical interpolation methods. Overlay analysis and combinatorial methods. Suitability and conflict analysis.
Learning outcome:
Be familiar with basic methods in geographical statistics and be aware of the possibilities and limitations that these methods have. Be familiar with common methods of geographical analysis, interpolation of geographical data and the most common methods for using GIS in suitability analysis. Be able to select methods for conducting basic analysis of geo-referenced data.
Learning activities:
Lectures, exercises and project assignment.
Teaching support:
Fronter. Teaching support will be given primarily in connection with that part of the structured teaching that is set aside for exercise guidance.
David O'Sullivan and David J. Unwin. 'Geographic Information Analysis'. Wiley 2010.
LAD102 + GMGI102 or corresponding, STAT100.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Project assignments.
Written examination: 3.5 hours.
Nominal workload:
300 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
GIS200 - 4 credits.
Type of course:
Lectures: 28 hours. Exercises: 56 hours.
The external and internal examiner jointly prepare the exam questions and the correction manual. The external examiner reviews the internal examiner's examination results by correcting a random sample of candidate¿s exams as a calibration according to the Department's guidelines for examination markings.
Allowed examination aids: Calculator handed out, other aids as specified
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått