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René Sieber: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2018

Name Dr. René Sieber
Inst. f. Kartografie u. Geoinform.
ETH Zürich, HIL G 13.1
Stefano-Franscini-Platz 5
8093 Zürich
Telephone+41 44 633 30 25
DepartmentCivil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering

103-0228-00LMultimedia Cartography
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Cartography III (103-0227-00L).
4 credits3GH.‑R. Bär, R. Sieber
AbstractFocus of this course is on the realization of an atlas project in a small team. During the first part of the course, the necessary organizational, creative and technological basics will be provided. At the end of the course, the interactive atlas projects will be presented by the team members.
ObjectiveThe goal of this course is to provide the students the theoretical background, knowledge and practical skills necessary to plan, design and create an interactive Web atlas based on modern Web technologies.
ContentThis course will cover the following topics:

- Web map design
- Project management
- Graphical user interfaces in Web atlases
- Interactions in map and atlas applications
- Web standards
- Programming interactive Web applications
- Use of software libraries
- Cartographic Web services
- Code repository
- Copyright and the Internet
Lecture notesLecture notes and additional material are available on Moodle.
Literature- Cartwright, William; Peterson, Michael P. and Georg Gartner (2007); Multimedia Cartography, Springer, Heidelberg
Prerequisites / NoticePrerequisites: Successful completion of Cartography III (103-0227-00L).
Previous knowledge in Web programming.

The students are expected to
- present their work in progress on a regular basis
- present their atlas project at the end of the course
- keep records of all the work done
- document all individual contributions to the project