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FAG3101 Seminar on Geographic Information Science 7.5 credits

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Application

For course offering

Autumn 2023 Start 28 Aug 2023 programme students

Application code

51169

Headings with content from the Course syllabus FAG3101 (Spring 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Literature reviews in major GIS journals (e.g., the International Journal of Geographic Information Science) and conferences (e.g., the International Conferences on Geographic Information Science and the Conferences on Spatial Information Theories). Weekly reports and seminars.

Intended learning outcomes

Through seminars and literature reviews, this course introduces doctoral students to how the field of geographic information Science (GIScience) has developed over the past several decades. Specific topics will be determined depending on the instructors’ expertise and students’ interests.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

A masters degree in geoinformatics, computer science, operations research, or relevant science and engineering fields. Documented proficiency in English B or equivalent.

Recommended prerequisites

A masters degree in geoinformatics, computer science, operations research, or relevant science and engineering fields. Documented proficiency in English B or equivalent.

Equipment

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Literature

To be announced.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F

Examination

  • PRO1 - Project work, 7.5 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

This course does not belong to any Main field of study.

Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Takeshi Shirabe 08-7906363, shirabe@kth.se

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Geoinformatics