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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 48 hours (2 hours lecture per week, 2 hours practical per week (10 weeks); Non-contact time commitment: 96 hours |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||451-610: Fundamentals of GIS or an equivalent subject|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Matt Duckham
|Subject Overview:||The topics covered in this subject will include: the fundamentals of spatial databases; spatial data modelling including entity-relationship and object-oriented data models; indexes and access methods including B-trees, quadtrees, and R-trees; and query languages and query processing.|
|Assessment:||Three-hours of written examinations (60% in total) and the equivalent of 3000-words of written assignments and reports on practical work during the semester (40%).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to: |
Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems |
Graduate Diploma in Geographic Information Systems
Graduate Diploma in Geomatics Science
Master of Applied Science (Geographic Information Systems)
Master of Geographic Information Technology
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