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Intermediate Level

Approx. 14 hours to complete

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English

Subtitles: English, Spanish

Skills you will gain

Spatial AnalysisQgisBig DataGeographic Information System (GIS)

Learner Career Outcomes

17%

started a new career after completing these courses

18%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

14%

got a pay increase or promotion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 14 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Understanding Spatial Data Science

5 videos (Total 45 min), 1 quiz
5 videos
1.1 Introduction to Spatial Data Science11m
1.2 Why is Spatial Special? (I) - A Business Perspective12m
1.3 Why is Spatial Special? (II) - A Technical Perspective9m
1.4 Why is Spatial Special? (III) - A Data Perspective8m
1 practice exercise
Understanding Spatial Data Science10m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Solution Structures of Spatial Data Science Problems

4 videos (Total 46 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Open Source Software's7m
Spatial Data Science Problems15m
Spatial Data vs. Spatial Big Data9m
2 readings
QGIS vs. ArcGIS10m
What is spatial Big Data?10m
1 practice exercise
Solution Structures of Spatial Data Science Problems10m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Geographic Information System (GIS)

6 videos (Total 82 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Spatial Reference Framework22m
Spatial Data Models9m
Spatial Data Acquisition15m
Spatial Data Analysis11m
Geo-visualization and Information Delivery14m
2 readings
Sources of Spatial Data10m
Making Sense of Maps10m
1 practice exercise
Geographic Information System (GIS)20m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Spatial DBMS and Big Data Systems

6 videos (Total 79 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Spatial Database Management System (SDBMS)14m
Big Data System – MapReduce13m
Big Data System – Hadoop11m
Hadoop Ecosystem11m
Spatial Big Data Systems12m
1 reading
DBMS vs. MapReduce10m
1 practice exercise
Spatial DBMS and Big Data Systems20m
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Top reviews from Spatial Data Science and Applications

By MWAug 14th 2018

Great course. It helps I have a background in both Data Science and Geographic Information Science, but still found it equally interesting and challenging! I would highly recommend this course.

By IEJul 5th 2019

very insightful and impacting session laced with applicable examples and contemporary issues. Thank you coursera. Thank you Yonsei University.

Instructor

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Joon Heo

Professor
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

About Yonsei University

Yonsei University was established in 1885 and is the oldest private university in Korea. Yonsei’s main campus is situated minutes away from the economic, political, and cultural centers of Seoul’s metropolitan downtown. Yonsei has 3,500 eminent faculty members who are conducting cutting-edge research across all academic disciplines. There are 18 graduate schools, 22 colleges and 133 subsidiary institutions hosting a selective pool of students from around the world. Yonsei is proud of its history and reputation as a leading institution of higher education and research in Asia....

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