Z8113 Modelling in cartography

Faculty of Science
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/2. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. RNDr. Petr Kubíček, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Filip Málek (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Petr Kubíček, CSc.
Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. RNDr. Petr Kubíček, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Wed 14:00–14:50 Z3,02045
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
Z8113/01: Thu 14:00–15:50 Z1,01001b, F. Málek
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Z0262 Geoinformatics || Z0062 Cartography and Geoinformatics || Z2062p Cartography
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 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 2/20, only registered: 0/20
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Students will learn the history, principles and applications of cartographic modelling and map algebra methods.
Learning outcomes
Graduates of this lesson will be able to: define and classify cartographic modelling methods; understand map algebra. network analysis, and other thematic GIS analysis principles; apply the aforementioned methods in ArcGIS and Open Source environment; suggest an appropriate method for a particular application and justify its use.
  • 1. Methods of cartographic modeling 2. Map algebra 3. Map algebra function classes 4. Overlay map algebra 5. Network analysis 6. Integration of methods for cartographic modeling 7. Model design 8. Descriptive modeling 9. Prescriptive modeling 10. Predictive modeling 11. Modeling of spatial processes in time
  • Environmental modelling with GIS and remote sensing. Edited by Andrew Skidmore. 1st publ. London: Taylor & Francis, 2002. xvi, 268. ISBN 0415241707. info
  • DEMERS, Michael N. GIS modeling in raster. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2002. xi, 203. ISBN 0471319651. info
  • JONES, Christopher B. Geographical information systems and computer cartography. 1st pub. Essex: Longman, 1997. xv, 319. ISBN 0582044391. info
  • ROBINSON, Arthur Howard. Elements of cartography. 6th ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1995. 674 s. ISBN 0471555797. info
Teaching methods
Lactures and project.
Assessment methods
Fulfilling requirements and final oral exam.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2008 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Spring 2011 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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