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Monthly Archive for April, 2014

on behalf of the research training group “CrowdAnalyser” at Heidelberg University (www.uni-heidelberg.de/crowdanalyser), we would like to invite you to participate in our “CrowdAnalyser Workshop 2014″. The objective of this workshop is to bring together academics and practitioners that are interested in exploring knowledge and developing methods, operational frameworks and systems for spatio-temporal data generated from [...]

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The development of a wheelchair user friendly route planning application inherits a number of special requirements and details that need to be considered during the generation of the routing graph and the corresponding algorithm, making this task much more complex than car or pedestrian related applications. Each wheelchair type and, more importantly, each individual user [...]

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The research project NEOHAZ - NEOgeography of a Digital Earth: Geoinformation Science as Methodological Bridge in Interdisciplinary Natural HAZard Analysis is funded by the WIN-Kolleg of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (HAW) and runs from 2014 till 2017.
Project Description:
The understanding of complex human-environment interactions via measuring and observing can only be [...]

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The one-day workshop on the Orientation and Processing of Airborne Laser Scanning data, OPALS - From Points to Models, took place at the National Taiwan University in Taipei on 9 April 2014. The workshop was organized by the LiDAR Research Group of the GIScience Group at the Heidelberg University (Bernhard Höfle, Sabrina Marx), the Department [...]

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The conference web site: http://rsgis4hq.geo.tuwien.ac.at
The International Workshop Remote Sensing and GIS for Monitoring of Habitat Quality, organized by GEO TU Wien and the Centre for Ecological Research of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, will connect scientists, practitioners and stakeholders from the domains of remote sensing, GIS and habitat conservation, to discuss [...]

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Website:
http://www.mdpi.com/journal/remotesensing/special_issues/rs-habitatmonitoring
This Special Issue, “Remote Sensing and GIS for Habitat Quality Monitoring”, aims to pave the way for operational habitat quality monitoring from earth observation data for more effective habitat conservation. The demand for protecting biodiversity has been underlined by a number of recent international agreements, while the increasing size of [...]

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We are pleased to receive Luiz Fernando Assis as an exchange graduate student assistant at the GIScience research group. Luiz Fernando is pursuing his Masters’ in Computer Science at the Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of São Paulo in Brazil under the supervision of Prof. Dr. João Porto de Albuquerque, [...]

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The future city of knowledge is the main topic of the “Internationale Bauausstellung Heidelberg” (IBA)., an international 10 years project. This week a selection of the project proposals answering the first call of proposal were invited to defend their ideas publicly to the IBA board of trustees at the “Alte Feuerwache”. Our proposal about raising [...]

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Due to development of communication technologies, the amount of data, which each organization has to deal with, has been rapidly growing. The huge volumes of data appear as an opportunity to improve the performance and reliability of various applications, as such routing and navigation services can be named. However, the analysis of large datasets, commonly [...]

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GiN Award for René Westerholt

Our group member René Westerholt has recently won the “GiN Nachwuchsförderpreis” (a German young researchers award) for his master thesis. He graduated in the end of 2012 at the University of Osnabrück. The thesis deals with push-based data transmission in the course of web-based geoprocessing. The encountered approach is based on a technique called Web [...]

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