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Monthly Archive for May, 2015

The lecture program of Heidelberg Geographical Society (Heidelberger Geographische Gesellschaft, HGG) begins next Tuesday, Mai 19 2015, with the Student Lecture.
The students Caroline Esser, Fabian He├člinger and Christian Berberich will report on the large field trip to Ladakh in north-western India.
After the presentation the HGG invites you to the opening of the event series with [...]

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The next talk in our GIScience colloquium will be given by a well-travelled researcher. Mr Alan Kwok Lun Cheung from the School of Environment, University of Auckland in New Zealand will talk about how to spatiotemporally analyse landscape structures with methods from graph theory. We are pleased to invite you to this interesting talk:
Topological Analysis [...]

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On the occasion of the European protest day for equal rights of people with disabilities the Heidelberg advisory board of people with disabilities organised an event at Heidelberg castle. Every year on these specific days, particular organizations plan relevant activities in order to raise awareness of the needs of disabled people including those with limited [...]

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Heidelberg University has published press releases about our work on providing specialized disaster routing and maps for the humanitarian aid organizations working in Nepal like the UN Logistics Cluster, USAid or the local KLL etc.
The services based on OpenRouteService use the geodata provided by volunteers worldwide through OpenStreetMap. We also want to mention the mapping [...]

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Since the launch of OpenStreetMap (OSM) project in 2004, due to its nature and objective in collecting data from volunteers which are not necessarily familiar with GIScience and data collection procedures, the quality of gathered information has always been a main concern for both research and industrial communities. Several research studies have been conducted to [...]

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We are pleased to invite you to another interesting talk in our colloquium series. Florian Hillen (Institute for Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing, University of Osnabr├╝ck) will talk about new ways of combining different real-time data sources in Digital Earth applications.
Geo-Information Fusion: Gaining additional value for real-time Digital Earth applications
Lecture Hall, BST 48, Thursday, 07th of [...]

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Many user-generated datasets (e.g., social media) reflect a number of different phenomena. Consequently, these datasets also comprise very different spatial scales. It goes without saying that this evokes tremendous challenges when conducting spatial statistical analyses of such datasets. When assessing spatial autocorrelation among the observations, for example, classical approaches are usually not appropriate. These were [...]

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