Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 48 hours per semester (Lectures: 24 hours, Projects and Labs: 24 hours) |
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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
CoordinatorProf Abbas Rajabifard
Professor Abbas Rajabifard
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:
Rajabifard A (2007), Towards a Spatially Enabled Society. The University of Melbourne Press.SDI cookbook (2004), produced by the GSDI Association ( www.gsdi.org )
Williamson, I.P., Rajabifard, A. and Feeney, M.-E. (2003). Developing Spatial Data Infrastructures: From Concept to Reality. Taylor and Francis
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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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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