FAG3109 Visualization of Geoinformation 7.5 credits

Visualisering av geoinformation

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

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.

Course Disposition

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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

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

Takeshi Shirabe

Further information

Course web

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Offered by

ABE/Geoinformatics

Main field of study *

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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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.

Supplementary information

This course replaces course F1E5520

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Geoinformatics