11.521 Spatial Database Management and Advanced Geographic Information Systems
Extends the computing and geographic information systems (GIS) skills developed in 11.520 to include spatial data management in client/server environments and advanced GIS techniques. First half covers the content of 11.523, introducing database management concepts, SQL (Structured Query Language), and enterprise-class database management software. Second half explores advanced features and the customization features of GIS software that perform analyses for decision support that go beyond basic thematic mapping. Includes the half-term GIS project of 11.524 that studies a real-world planning issue.
11.521 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by J. Ferreira.
Lecture occurs 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM on Thursdays in 9-251.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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