This subject builds upon the introduction to GIS provided in the subject ITC180 (Introduction to Information Systems). It also assumes the student has a good foundation of computer literacy. The subject is essentially about the storage and retrieval of numeric, text and multimedia data within the context of the range of incidents experienced by organisations such as Police, Ambulance and other Emergency Services. The practical use of relational database, geographic information systems and a variety of computer based tools is studied.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.
School of Environmental Sciences
The wide variety of data types used in recording incident information, their representation and retrieval; Relational database theory and applications to incident information storage and extraction; GIS Principles and applications in the representation, analysis and modelling of incident information; Overview of practical uses of data analysis packages such as SPSS, NUDIST and Office based PC utility programs in the study of incident information; ODBC (Open Database Connectivity) concepts and their application to the analysis of incident information; Case studies involving incident information, its storage and analysis and modelling.
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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.