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Computer Cartography/Advanced Cartography Lecture Schedule, Fall 2017

Date

Topic

All classes, labs, and exams meet in AS 003 

Readings

Aug 28

Intro to hardware

 

30

 

Sept 4

NO CLASS

 

6

Intro to Java programming

 

11

Lab 1: Intro to Java and Eclipse (due 9/25)

Assignment in Java

13

NO CLASS—Download and modify Assignment092115.jar for download

18

Trigonometry review

Importing and Exporting Java Projects as Zip Files

20

NO CLASS

 

25

Lab 2: Finding the circumference along a parallel (due 10/23)

 

27

 

 

Oct 2

 

 

4

Mathematical expressions in Java

Importing JAR Files into a project (focus on the Import section in this link)

Simple User Interface example

9

 

11

 

16

Review for Midterm

 

18

MIDTERM

Sample questions for the midterm

23

Displays and color systems

Setting up your own web page and using HTML

25

Lab 3: Building a color mixer (due 11/8)

 

30

Coordinate systems

 

Nov 1

Java decision structures

Using a switch statement example

6

Using methods

Using methods example

MethodsDemoJM jar file for download

8

Lab 4: Simple line drawing (due 11/27)

Using JAR files

13

 

 

15

Map projections in GIS

 

20

Java classes and objects

Simple class demo, Simple methods demo

22

NO CLASS

 

27

Lab 5: Selecting shapes (due 12/6)

A Simple Animation applet

29

 

 

Dec 4

Digital elevation models

Hill shading and 3D rendering of DEMs
Perspective mapping transformations

6

Using Geotools with Eclipse

11

Review and lab time

 

Tuesday Dec 19th 1:00 pm– 3:00 pm

FINAL EXAM

Please note: if you have a conflict or if this scheduling is inconvenient, please let me know so that we can schedule a different exam time for you.

Sample questions for the final