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Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Geographic Information System

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and NPTEL via Swayam


This course targets to introduce and teach students basics of GIS using free and open software. Starting with basic, it would discuss analyzing various issues and criticalities in producing accurate data. The concepts are illustrated with appropriate examplesINTENDED AUDIENCE : Geoinformatics, Urban planning, Civil, Electronics PREREQUISITES :Set theory basics, Remote Sensing basics [Not Mandatory]INDUSTRY SUPPORT :ESRI, Hexagon Geospatial, SkyMap Global, GISDATA, Digicollect GIS, GIS Maps,


Week 1 : Introduction to GISWeek 2 : Representing a real world in digitalscapeWeek 3 : Data types and data modelsWeek 4 : Advanced data models in GIS and Data Generation/Collection/SurveysWeek 5 : GIS data qualityWeek 6 : Global Positioning systemWeek 7 : Database and Database Management System– IntroductionWeek 8 : Database query and Spatial analysisWeek 9 : Basic and Advanced Spatial analysis of dataWeek 10 : Quantum GIS introduction, Hands on working with maps, data integration, collection, digitization and extractionWeek 11 : Hands on data generation and analysis using various sourcesWeek 12 : Data standards and Interoperability WEBGIS through GEOSERVER hands-on tutorials

Taught by

Prof. Bharath H Aithal

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