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Module

CEG2722 : Data Science 2

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Professor Philip James
  • Lecturer: Professor Stuart Edwards
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

This module introduces informatics in the context of spatial data manipulation and processing. It develops skills in the processing, analysis and manipulation of spatial data including vector, raster, image and position data. It builds on existing scripting skills and develops them in the spatial context. It provides an introduction to software and systems that will underpin further studies and facilitate individual research projects.

Outline Of Syllabus

This module covers:
•       Data in the spatial context
•       Vector and Raster models
•       Image manipulation
•       Processing GPS data
•       Scripting in GIS & ArcScripting
•       Statistical processing in R
•       Linux command line and shell
•       Matlab processing and analysis
•       Database connectivity

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.

Reading Lists

Timetable