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Module

CEG1707 : Quantitative Methods for Geomatics (Inactive)

  • Inactive for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Professor Philip Moore
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

An appreciation of the basic quantitative and statistical methodologies which underpin Geomatics.

Outline Of Syllabus

Introduction to statistics and associated mathematical tools: Summary statistics of a data set, mean, standard derivation; Summary statistics of bivariate data, correlation; Spearman’s rank correlation; Probability; Binomial distribution; Population distributions, probability density functions; Mean and standard deviation of populations described by probability density functions; Errors in geomatic data. Normal distribution: mean and standard deviation, standard form, use of tables with applications to geomatics, standard error. Integration, partial differentiation, series expansions, introduction to matrices.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

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Timetable