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Design and Implementation of Geo-information Services for SDI

Degree type
certificate
Language of education
English (100%)
Duration
19 days
Tuition fee EU/EEA
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Education type
Fulltime
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Application deadline
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Accreditations
NVAO
Type of institution
Research University
City
Enschede

Program description

This course addresses the issues of how to design and implement collaborative computer systems on the internet in the context of a spatial data infrastructure (SDI).

This course addresses the issues of how to design and implement collaborative computer systems on the internet in the context of a spatial data infrastructure (SDI). These systems should be capable of handling spatial data, metadata and sharing geoinformation resources (data/functions/sensors/…) in a user community. In generic terms, these systems offer geo-services, which are normally based on geodata sources that they are holding, or are obtaining from external systems. This also includes ways of collaborative mapping and methods to find geo-information stored in SDI's and on the Web.

You will get hands-on experience with both basic and advanced SDI services for information discovery, retrieval, processing and visualization. This will also involve tutorials and self study work on service integration and consumption and messaging techniques using XML. In a group project the students will construct their own SDI components. We will embark upon different scenarios of crowd sourcing geo-information.

Subjects
SDI architecture & service stack • Data/Service metadata • Client/server load balancing • Collaborative mapping / crowd sourcing of geo-information

Objectives
At the end of the course the student has to be able to prototypically design a web-based software system that functions within an SDI.Students will also be able to build those SDI components that make it possible for users to publish, find and access spatial information over the internet.

Curriculum
• SDI architecture & service stack • Data/Service metadata • Client/server load balancing • Collaborative mapping / crowd sourcing of geo-information

About the University of Twente

The University of Twente focuses on the development of technology and its impact on people and society. It offers bachelor, master and postgraduate programs in the field of Technology, Behavioral and Social Sciences. University of Twente students are always encouraged to look beyond the boundaries of their own field and establish links with other disciplines.

High tech, human touch. This is what characterizes the University of Twente. Some 3,300 scientists and other professionals working together on cutting-edge research, innovations with real-world relevance and inspiring education for more than 9,000 students. The enterprising university encourages students to develop an entrepreneurial spirit and is a partner of Knowledge Park Twente.

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Admission requirements

Previous education

MSc modules 1-11 in one of the ITC domains. Note that, for some topics, specific knowledge and skills may be required.
A working knowledge of geodata structures and on retrieving information from the web is recommended.

Professional experience

A working knowledge of basic geodata handling and retrieving information from the web is recommended.

Language test

IELTS overall band 6.0
TOEFL computer based 213
TOEFL internet based 80
TOEFL paper based 550
Cambridge Advanced English C1
Cambridge Professional English C2

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