Integrated Spatial Systems 2

Subject 451-499 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Forty-eight hours of lectures, tutorials and practical exercise.
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: 451-340 Integrated Spatial Systems 1, 451-337 Satellite Positioning and Geodesy, or equivalent subjects.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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Subject Overview:

This subject provides advanced concepts, theory, and applications of integrating spatial technologies with enabling technologies, such as wireless communications and the Internet. The subject covers three core areas:

  • advanced studies in positioning technologies and measurement ����������������integration

  • distributed GIS, web mapping, interoperability

  • location-based services.

Assessment: Three hours or written examination (50% of subject marks), and the equivalent of 3000 words of coursework assessment across the semester. The coursework assessment will comprise three separate practical exercises each of which is to be completed over a three-week period (16.6% each, 50% of subject marks).
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

Information Not Available

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • ability to apply knowledge of basic science and engineering fundamentals

  • ability to communicate effectively, not only with engineers but also with the community at large

  • in-depth technical competence in at least one engineering discipline

  • ability to undertake problem identification, formulation and solution

  • ability to utilise a systems approach to design and operatinal performance

  • ability to function effectively as an individual and in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams, with the capacity to be a leader or manager as well as an effective team member

  • understanding of the social, cultural, global and enviromental responsibilities of the professional engineer, and the need for sustainable development

  • understanding of the principles of sustainable design and development

  • understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities and comittment to them

  • capacity for independent critical thought, rational inquiry and self-directed learning

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering
Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering and Bachelor of Science
Diploma in Geographic Information Systems
Graduate Diploma in Geomatics Science

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