Checking date: 16/04/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Technologies applied to research III: geographical information systems
Bachelor in Security Engineering (Plan: 282 - Estudio: 272)

Coordinating teacher: MOLINA LOPEZ, JOSE MANUEL

Department assigned to the subject: Computer Science and Engineering Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science Module I (Basic training) and the material (subject) of Statistics (Operations Research) Module III (Fundamentals of Engineering)
Cognitive: * Know the SDI and implementation experiences. * Become familiar with the concept of GIS and its components. * Know in detail the operation and applications of the different systems existing location and positioning. * Know in detail the operation of the systems d einformaciĆ³n (GIS) * Analyze the GIS system integration and applications arising out edicha integration d. Procedural / Instrumental * Know the main experiences and projects developed in GIS. * Practice with different systems * Know the GIS (GIS) free and proprietary. Advantages and disadvantages. Attitudinal * Ability to generate new ideas (creativity) * Attitude critical of a GIS system studied. * Concern Gisy system performance impact on the quality of service levels provided to users. * Identify new opportunities through the application of innovative technologies.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
The main objective of this course is that the student be able to know what a GIS, its usefulness and the various elements that compose it. Besides the focus will necessarily related sciences such as mapping and geodesy. Agenda: * Location and Positioning Systems * Geographic Information Systems * Systems Integration Systems Location with GIS * Data * Processes * Technology * Viewing * Applications and practical uses * SIG custodial and free
Learning activities and methodology
* Acquisition of knowledge (1.5 ECTS) through lectures, personal study of teaching materials and specialized readings. To facilitate its development students will receive class notes and key reference texts will allow them to complete and deepen in those subjects in which they are most interested. * Acquisition of practical skills (1.5 ECTS) through exercises and case studies. You can also include the analysis of case studies.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Extraordinary call: regulations
Basic Bibliography
  • Junta de Castilla y León. Sistemas de Localización e Información Geográfica. Consejería de Fomento JCyL. on-line
  • Junta de Castilla y León. Sistemas de Localización e Información Geográfica. Consejería de Fomento JCyL. on-line-2000
  • Olaya, Víctor. Sistemas de Información Geográfica. Prentice Hall. 2000
Additional Bibliography
  • Felicísimo, Ángel M. Modelos digitales del terreno. Introducción y aplicaciones a las ciencias ambientales. .

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.