Z8311 3D visualisation and modelling in cartography

Faculty of Science
Spring 2016
Extent and Intensity
1/2. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Bc. Zdeněk Stachoň, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Radim Štampach, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Radim Stuchlík (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Lukáš Herman, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Rudolf Brázdil, DrSc.
Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: Mgr. Bc. Zdeněk Stachoň, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Tue 15:00–15:50 Z5,02004
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
Z8311/01: Tue 17:00–18:50 Z1,01001b, R. Stuchlík
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/15, only registered: 0/15
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Course is focused on extension of GIS knowledge about 3D data visualization and handling. (e.g.. data formats and its parameters, 3D analysis, simulations etc.)
  • Lessons: 1. Introduction 2. 3D data models 3. 3D data standards (CityGML, VRML, X3D) and formats (3D PDF) 4. 3D data gathering 5. 2,5 and 3D surfaces 6. 3D analysis and simulation 7. Optimalization and generalization of 3D data 8. 3D vizualization on internet 9. Aplications and usage of 3D models 10. Metodology for virtual reality 11. Actual trends (topology, 3D cadastre, LBS…) Practical lessons: 1. Available data for 3D models 2. Storage of 3D data 3. TIN and GRID surfaces 4. Surface analysis 5. Advanced visibility analysis 6. 3D symbology 7. Usage of textures 8. Animations 9. Vizualization in virtual globes 10. Transformation and export
  • Advances in 3D geo-information sciences. Edited by Thomas H. Kolbe - Gerhard König - Claus Nagel. Berlin: Springer, 2011. xiv, 294. ISBN 9783642126697. info
Teaching methods
Lectures and practical lessons
Assessment methods
Oral exam
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2014, Spring 2015, spring 2018, Spring 2020.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2016, recent)
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