2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Dec 02, 2022  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOG 379 - GIS & Map Comparison


GIS & Map Comparison investigates metrics that scientists use and abuse, especially in Geographic Information Science and Remote Sensing. Applications show how to compare two versions of the same phenomenon, such as comparison of an initial time versus a subsequent time, or comparison of predictions versus observations. Students learn how to compute and to interpret useful metrics such as Hits, Misses, False Alarms, Total Operating Characteristic, Mean Deviation, Mean Absolute Deviation among others. The professor wrote the book, literally. The course carries the attribute for Problems of Practice.

Prerequisites: Prerequisite is Intro to GIS, listed as GEOG 190  or IDCE 310 .

Anticipated Terms Offered: Every fall