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FAG3109 Visualization of Geoinformation 7.5 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FAG3109 (Autumn 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Map symbols

- Visual variables: spacing, size, orientation, shape, arrangement, height, hue, value, saturation.

- Data classification

- Topographic and thematic map design and symbolization

- Map design for presentation, synthesis, analysis and exploration of spatial data

- Exploratory data analysis, graphical data analysis techniques

- 2D, 2.5D, and 3D data and their representation

- Temporal data and their representation

Intended learning outcomes

The major objective of this course is to learn principles of cartography and techniques for effective visualization of geographic data. On the completion of this course, students should be able to design analogue and digital cartographic products using an existing geographic information system, and to gain critical thinking skills essential to avoid being misled by cartographic products.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

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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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Supplementary information

This course replaces course F1E5520

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Geoinformatics