Python Programming in GIS
This course can only be taken by students admitted to the distance learing Master´s programme in GIS.
This course both deals with basic Python programming, and how Python programming can be linked to, and used in, a geographical information system. After introduction and basic Python programming the student learns to program and visualize vector- as well as raster-based examples in a GIS environment. Many different components in Python programming, from input, via algorithm programming, to debugging, are discussed within the course.
Credits: 5 ECTS
Period: Spring and fall
Language of instruction: English
Prerequisites: General admission requirements and 90 ECTS, including 30 ECTS in GIS, equivalent to GISA21 and GISA22
Technical prerequisites: PC with Windows 7 or better; Internet connection