Who are you?


Here are few things about you, the participants of the course, based on the questionnaire that many of you filled.

Programming background

  • You have been programming 3 years (median)

    • Some of you have just started whereas some of you have programmed over 15 years
  • Many of you have experience either in Python (86 %) or R (71 %).

    • You have experience also from many other languages such as Java, C, Javascript, Matlab, Pascal, PHP, Bash
  • Most of you understand the basics of programming well. Good!

GIS background

  • You are fairly experienced in doing GIS! Median: 10.5 years (between 5 - 20 years), your average experience rating was 4.5 / 5.

  • Most of you have experience in Quantum GIS (86 %) and ArcGIS (86 %)

    • You have also experience from many other GIS softwares / frameworks such as MapInfo, R, GRASS, PostGIS, Geoserver, GDAL, MapServer, MapProxy, Deegree, Sqlite/Geopackage, OpenLayers, Cesium, PDAL

What would you like to learn?

What will be covered

  • Introduction to Python libraries for GIS
    • Good! That is exactly what we are here for! 😎
  • Raster processing in Python

    • The basics of raster processing in Python will be introduced but not any remote sensing stuff
  • How to use CSC computing resources?

    • There is a short introduction included to the topic

What cannot be covered