GeoEngine - Geomatics Engineering (Master of Science)

Thematic Cartography

Winter semester (mandatory)

Course of Study: GeoEngine -  Geomatics Engineering  (Master of Science)
Semester: 3rd Semester (WS)
Module: 41250 - Representation of Geodata - Module 6
Course contents: Basics of cartography, analysis for information systems requirements (focus on thematic maps), scientific cartography, cognitive maps, structure of the geo-data market, cost structures for the generation of maps, techniques for homogenizing data sets (matching and merging), map design, animated maps, thematic maps for individual and public transport.
Recommended Textbooks:
  • Kraak, M.-J. / Ormeling, F. J. (2003): Cartography, Visualization of Spatial Data. 2nd Edition. Harlow, Pearson.
  • Taylor, D.R.F (Ed.) 1998): Policy Issues in Modern Cartography, Volume 3 in Modern Cartography Series (ed. and contributor), Oxford, Pergamon.
Further Information: The Communication and administration of this course is done via the ILIAS platform.
Please see the ILIAS-Platform of the University of Stuttgart


Lecturer: Dr.-Ing. Li Zhang
Semester load: 1 SWS
Course ID: 32 412503
Room: M 2.370 
Time: Monday, 15:45 - 17:15  biweekly
Start:  29.10. 2018


Tutor: M.Sc. Martin Wachsmuth
Semester load: 1 SWS
Course ID: 32 412504
Room: CIP-Pool  (Geschwister-Scholl-Str.24)
Time: Monday, 15:45 - 17:15  biweekly
Start: 15.10. 2018
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