Z8855 FME Desktop

Faculty of Science
Spring 2012
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
RNDr. Lukáš Herman, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Bc. Zdeněk Stachoň, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Rudolf Šťastný (seminar tutor), Mgr. Bc. Zdeněk Stachoň, Ph.D. (deputy)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Milan Konečný, CSc.
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
Timetable of Seminar Groups
Z8855/01: Mon 18:00–19:50 Z1,01001b, L. Herman, R. Šťastný
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 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/20, only registered: 0/20
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The primary aim of this subject is to supplement basic knowledge of GI-science with format conversion and data transformation. Data conversions will be realized in software FME Desktop. Integral part of this course should be comprehension of principles of this program.
  • 1-2. lesson: introduction to FME Desktop
  • 3-4. lesson: main principles of FME Desktop
  • 5-6. lesson: principles of storage spatial information in various data formats (vector, rastr, CAD, XML-based and spatial databases)
  • 7-8. lesson: basic data transformations (generalization, map algebra)
  • 9-10. lesson: advanced data transformations (3D modeling, published parameters)
  • DEMERS, Michael N. Fundamentals geographic information systems. 2nd ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2000. xiii, 498. ISBN 0471314234. info
  • KEMP, Karen K. Encyclopedia of geographic information science. Los Angeles, SAGE Publications, 2008. 558 s. ISBN 9781412913133.
  • www.fmepedia.com
  • www.safe.com
  • www.csmap.cz/transformace-a-prevod-dat
Teaching methods
Practical demonstration of FME Desktop associated with explanation
Assessment methods
Final practical test
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
General note: doporučený volitelný předmět pro Geogr. kartografii a geoinformatiku (N-GK).

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