Least Squares Adjustment for Offshore Survey

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Course Duration

3 days

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Newcastle University, School of Civil Engineering & Geosciences

This intermediate/advanced course is offered in association with Fugro. It provides geomatics professionals with an opportunity to strengthen their Least Squares and Statistical Analysis skills.

Topics covered include:

  • Error analysis and concepts of least squares
  • Efficient data handling using matrices
  • Review of fundamental concepts including:◦differentiation and linearisation
  • the least squares process from ground up
  • statistical testing

Who is the course aimed at?

The course will have particular value for those working in the fields of offshore and land surveying, together with other high precision positioning applications such as GNSS. Software programmers in related fields will also find the course of benefit.