The objective of this course is to understand the theory and techniques of using
digital remotely sensed data for the mapping and analysis of geographic features.
This will include image enhancement, transformation, classification, and visualization
methods as applied to various physical and cultural landscapes.
Prerequisite; GEOG 579 or GEOG 416 or POI.
Instructor: Liping Di, Research I, Room 321, 703-993-9496 (O), firstname.lastname@example.org
Required Text: John R. Jenson, 2005, Introductory Digital Image Processing, Third Edition, Prentice Hall.
Final course grade will be based on four equally weighted letter grades received from; 1) midterm examination, 2) assignments (see assignment policy), 3) a written and orally presented research proposal, and 4) comprehensive final exam.
All students are expected to abide by the University Honor System and Code as stated in the University Catalog.
The assignments are an integral aspect of this course providing a significant component of the material you will be expected to understand. Because of the importance of these assignments, some policies concerning their completion are necessary. These policies include:
Assignments are due at the beginning of the class as scheduled.
All late assignments, unless a valid excuse is accepted, will be penalized.
Assignments not completed or inadequately completed are sufficient reason to receive a failing or incomplete course grade.
You are expected to complete assignments by yourself.