L2-1 DIGITAL CARTOGRAPHY

Course Information
TitleΨΗΦΙΑΚΗ ΧΑΡΤΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ / L2-1 DIGITAL CARTOGRAPHY
CodeΕ2-1
FacultyEngineering
SchoolSchool of Spatial Planning and Development
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorNikolaos Karanikolas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20002263

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Spatial Planning and Development (2010-today)

Registered students: 176
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course215

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
600128349
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • Skills Development
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge in Digital Cartography.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
Purpose and basic concepts of science of cartography. Historical development of the science of cartography until today. The concept of scale in Cartography. The cartographic generalization. The "math" of cartography from the Earth to the Map. The cartographic projections. Systems and coordinate conversions. The concept and process of Cartographic recognition. The data of Cartography. The mapping process. Map grades and sources of digital cartographic data. Management of digital cartographic data. Vector and raster models. Cartographic Digitization. Digital terrain models. Representation techniques of cartographic data. The digital cartographic background. The Cartographic Production.
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures562.1
Tutorial220.8
Interactive Teaching in Information Center562.1
Total1345.0
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
• Robinson, M. (2001), «Στοιχεία Χαρτογραφίας», (μετάφραση), Αθήνα, Εκδόσεις ΕΜΠ. • Πατιάς Π., Παρασχάκης Γ., Παπαδοπούλου Μ. (1996), «Αυτοματοποιημένη Χαρτογραφία», Θεσσαλονίκη, Εκδόσεις Ζήτη.
Last Update
20-11-2017