Course Details

Geographic Information Systems

Academic Year 2024/25

NNA008 course is part of 1 study plan

NPC-SIK Winter Semester 1st year

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2 credits



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Offered to foreign students

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13 weeks, 1 hours/week, elective


1. Introduction into GIS problems. 2. Definitions and divisions of GIS. 3. Data GIS models, phases of formation, typology of GIS, GIS managing data structures. 4. Definition, collection and organisation of graphical data. Procedure within the formation of a GIS project. 5. Planning of geographical technologies. 6. Geographical analyses, spatial questions, questions on mapping objects and attribute tables. 7. Characteristics of programming products of firms Intergraph, Autodesk, Bentley, ESRI. 8. Usage of GIS within public authorities. Usage of GIS for certification of line constructions. 9. Introduction into problems of modelling over GIS platform. 10. Basic tasks – transport optimisation, goods delivery, optimal routes, region attendance, crisis management, 11. Expert systems and its usage within railway transport. 12. Application of GPS systems in transport etc. 13. New trends of GIS development. The connection of GIS and the Internet.


13 weeks, 1 hours/week, compulsory


The following exercises are practised teaching tasks: 1. Build a data model. 2. Build a data model, a solution of the given example. 3. Geographical analysis, spatial queries. 4. Questions about map features and attribute tables. 5. Querying in GIS, a solution of the given example. 6. 3-D modelling within the GIS. 7. Application of map algebra in GIS environment. 8. Map algebra, solving the given example. 9. Build models based on the network graph, shortest path analysis. 10. Network analysis in GIS, solving the given example. 11. Management of transport in GIS, solving the given example. 12. Sample data collection in mobile GIS. 13. Credit test.