Thursday, August 6, 2015


GIS-Unit 4-Syllabus-OU

GIS-Unit 5-Syllabus-OU

Maps - Basic components, Types of maps & Map analysis

Definitions of GIS




GIS- Basics

Birth and History of GIS

Map projections and spatial referencing

Data types used in GIS

Data formats in a GIS

Data structure in a GIS

Data compression in GIS

Digital Elevation Data

Cartographic database

Conversion of existing digital data

Remotely sensed data

Object Structural Model in GIS

Conflation, edge matching and editing operations in GIS

Analysis functions in GIS

Cartographic modeling by GIS analysis - procedure with an example

Raster Data Analysis

GIS and Knowledge Based Systems

Classification of GIS models

Digital Elevation Data

Editing functions in GIS

Diagram of a Networked Database Structure

A heirarchical database structure based on a simple map

Diagram Showing Vector Topology

Diagram depicting vector and raster representations of map features and their linkage to the attribute database

Diagram depicting linkage between Spatial data and Attribute data in a coverage

Diagram showing the conceptual data model

Map Annotations

Conflation in GIS

Transformation in GIS

Spatial Analysis in GIS

Connectivity functions

Analysis of non spatial attribute data

Important objective questions

Cost-Benefit analysis of an investment in GIS

Text patterns and line styles

Sampling GIS data

Types of errors in GIS data, their elimination and accuracies

Components of data quality

Graphic symbols

Types of errors in GIS

Neighbourhood operations

Record overlay

Modelling in GIS

Simple analysis in GIS

Output formatting

Map transformations

Electromagnetic radiation and its characteristics

Software Scenario Functions: Visibility Analysis

Interaction of EMR with the Earth's surface

Types of Sensors

Diagrammatic representation of types of sensors

Remote sensing data products

Interpretation of remote sensing data

Characteristics of Indian Remote Sensing series of satellite

Software Scenario Functions: Environmental modelling

Software Scenario Functions: Watershed Modelling

Using GIS for making decisions under uncertainty

An overview of the concepts involved in spatial sciences

An overview of Global Positioning Systems

Overview of GIS