Geographical Information Systems

Introduction to the methods of analysis, referencing, and graphical representation of qualitative and quantitative elements related to planning and design by Geographical Information Systems (GIS). Introduction to the technology and use of the GIS and the relevant geographical data bases. Practice and use of GIS for different types of engineering, and practical applications to theoretical and applied fields.
The course takes place at the GIS Laboratory of the Department of Architecture and consists of 5 hours/week, of which 2 hours are dedicated to theoretical aspects and 3 hours to practice on related subjects.