Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours lectures and 24 hours projects & lab exercises |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
This subject presents the principles, concepts and design strategies for the development of Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI). The subject will discuss technologies and disciplines to facilitate the development of SDIs as an enabling platform. It will also examine related disciplines such as land and marine administration as well as technical areas such as interoperability, web-mapping and web-delivery to better meet sustainable development objectives.
On successful completion of this subject students will have the ability to:
One 2-hour written examination at the end of semester (50%).One major assignment of 3000 words due end of the semester (25%);Two practical exercises of not more than 1000 words over the first eight weeks of the semester (15%),One selected topic presentation over the semester (10%).
Rajabifard A (2007), Towards a Spatially Enabled Society. The University of Melbourne Press.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On successful completion students should have:
Master of Geographic Information Technology |
Master of Spatial Information Science
Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering
Master of Engineering (Geomatics) |
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