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Course Detail

Term Fall 2017
Class URP 535
Class Title Introduction to Urban Informatics
Description Introduction to Urban Informatics --- This course provides students an introduction to the emerging field of urban informatics, an interdisciplinary field of research and practice that uses information technology for the analysis, management, planning, inhabitation, and usability of cities. Given these diverse application areas, the course is centered on a series of hands-on technical labs which are designed to build on the knowledge typically covered in a standard course in statistics. Lab topics include the use of databases, application programming interfaces, and web-based visualization and spatial data analysis. It is intended to serve as an introduction for more advanced coursework in databases, GIS, or data analysis. Seminar and lecture sessions cover topics related to the context and practice models associated with urban technologies, including civic technology, indicators, smart cities, and performance management.
Prereq none entered yet
Crosslist none
Required No
Elective Yes
Meets Tuesday/Thursday 1:00-2:30pm 2210 A&AB
Credits 3
Faculty Robert Goodspeed
Syllabus not available