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Swayam Central

Geographic Information System

By Prof. Bharath H Aithal   |   IIT Kharagpur
This course targets to introduce and teach students basics of GIS using free and open software. Starting with basic, it would discuss analyzing various issues and criticalities in producing accurate data. The concepts are illustrated with appropriate examples

INTENDED AUDIENCE   : Geoinformatics, Urban planning, Civil, Electronics
PREREQUISITES   : Set theory basics, Remote Sensing basics [Not Mandatory]
INDUSTRY SUPPORT    :  ESRI, Hexagon Geospatial, SkyMap Global, GISDATA, Digicollect GIS, GIS Maps,

Learners enrolled: 423

SUMMARY

Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 27 Jan 2020
End Date : 17 Apr 2020
Exam Date : 25 Apr 2020
Enrollment Ends : 03 Feb 2020
Category :
  • Design Engineering
  • Level : Postgraduate
    This is an AICTE approved FDP course

    COURSE LAYOUT

    Week 1  : Introduction to GIS
    Week 2  : Representing a real world in digitalscape
    Week 3  : Data types and data models
    Week 4  : Advanced data models in GIS and Data Generation/Collection/Surveys
    Week 5   : GIS data quality
    Week 6   : Global Positioning system
    Week 7   : Database and Database Management System– Introduction
    Week 8   : Database query and Spatial analysis
    Week 9
       : Basic and Advanced Spatial analysis of data
    Week 10
    Quantum GIS introduction, Hands on working with maps, data integration, collection, digitization and                                  extraction
    Week 11Hands on data generation and analysis using various sources
    Week 12Data standards and Interoperability WEBGIS through GEOSERVER hands-on tutorials

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

    Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems by Michael N. Demers
    Introduction to Geographic Information Systems - Kang-tsung Chang
    Principles of Geographical Information Systems by Peter A. Burrough
    Concepts and Techniques of Geographic Information Systems by Chor Pang Lo

    INSTRUCTOR BIO

    Prof. Bharath H Aithal

    IIT Kharagpur
    Dr Bharath H. Aithal is currently a faculty at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. He has published 50 Journal papers, 8 Book chapters, 1 Book, 80 Conference proceedings, and 40 Technical reports. He has delivered 18 invited guest lectures in various Indian academic Institutions, Universities, and R&D Organizations. More details can be found at https://sites.google.com/view/bharathhaithal/home

    COURSE CERTIFICATE

    • The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
    • The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
    Date and Time of Exams: 25th April 2020, Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
    • Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
    • The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
    • Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

    CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE:
    • Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course.
    • Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
    • Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

    YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75.
    • If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.
    • Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kharagpur. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.
    • Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

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