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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
HRT222 Computer Aided Mapping Design 927006 2 4 5
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To establish an understanding on the technologies of Computer aided mapping, and on the concepts of vector and raster data representations and related data structures
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Aziz ŞİŞMAN
Learning Outcomes
  1. Tranforms analog data to the digital data
  2. Understand the basic concepts and technologies about CAD
  3. Understand data structures, basic issues such as vector and raster data representatives
  4. Uses the most common CAD software
  5. Follows recent developments about CAD
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Yomralıoğlu, T. 2009, Coğrafi Bilgi Sistemleri uygulama Geliştirme.

Burrough, P. A., McDonnell, R. A., 1998. Principles of Geographical Information Systems, 2nd Edition, Oxford University Press, USA.

Clarke, K. C., 1995. Analytical and Computer Cartography, Prentice Hall, Englewood Clifs, New Jersey
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Map sheets, Drawing tools, Map Drawing applications with measured and calculated values, Computer Aided Mapping Design (CAD), Advantages of CAD, Hardware for CAD, Storage devices, Computer networks, Graphical output devices, Manual, semi-automated and full-automated digitizing, Feature encoding, Raster data structures, Vector data structures, Comparing raster and vector data structures, Raster-to-vector conversion, Helmert, Affine and Projective transformations, Spatial data interchange, Digital Elevation Models, Cartographic production, National CAD softwares, Map production in various CAD and GIS softwares.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.The basic concepts of Maps, and map production techniques,
2.The definition and the basic principles of Computer Assisted Cartography and Basic Concepts of Geographic Information Systems
3.Computer Systems, Communications and Computer Networks
4.Stakeholders of CAD; software (common CAD ​​software), hardware (widely used equipment)
5.The concept of Digitization and manual digitization
6.Semi-automatic and full-automatic digitization, Laboratory Practice - Manual digitizing
7.Raster / Vector Data Structures, Comparison of Raster-to-Vector, Raster-to-Vector Conversion
8.Vectorizing raster data, geo-referencing
10.Laboratory Practice - National common CAD software, application development
11.Laboratory Practice - National common CAD software, application development (building area)
12.Laboratory Practice - National common CAD software, application development (design and cartographic output)
13.Laboratory Practice - National common CAD software, application development (parceling application)
14.Laboratory Practice - National common CAD software, application development (creating contour curve)
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination155
Final Examination155
Attending Lectures14570