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Monthly Archive for May, 2014

GIScience HD BBQ

meet the team and enjoy the food and sun!

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CrowdAnalyser Workshop 2014

The ‘CrowdAnalyser Workshop 2014‘ successfully took place on Thursday, 08th of May and Friday, 09th of May. Organised by the PhD students of the research training group ‘CrowdAnalyser‘, the event was well attended. On Thursday, a lecture room in Heidelberg Collaboratory for Image Processing was crowded with 45 interested participants of the presentation and discussion [...]

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Within the research project “NEOHAZ - NEOgeography of a Digital Earth: Geoinformation Science as Methodological Bridge in Interdisciplinary Natural HAZard Analysis” we offer new position as “Research Associate in Social Science / Humanities“.
Further information can be found here:
- Job posting: Research Associate in Social Science / Humanities

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In one of Germany’s most visited show caves, the Dechen Cave near Iserlohn, different objects were captured with the GIScience’s high-end terrestrial laser scanner Riegl VZ-400 and the low-cost structured light camera Microsoft Kinect™ by Johannes Fuchs, Bernhard Höfle, Martin Hämmerle (LiDAR Research Group) and Andrea Schröder-Ritzrau (Institute of Environmental Physics). Morphometric features that are [...]

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The lettering process, including assigning names to point features, is an essential part of map production. While there have been numerous and varied research efforts to automate point-feature label placement (PFLP), none of them seems to have taken into account the many well-established cartographic precepts for point-feature annotation used by human cartographers. As a result, [...]

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