DM-07 - The raster model

Learning Objectives: 
  • Define basic terms used in the raster data model (e.g., cell, row, column, value)
  • Write a program to read and write a raster data file
  • Compare and contrast the raster with other types of regular tessellations for geographic data analysis
  • Compare and contrast the raster with other types of regular tessellations for geographic data storage
  • Interpret the header of a standard raster data file
  • Explain how the raster data model instantiates a grid representation