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Monthly Archive for September, 2015

The German Cartographers Day (Deutscher Kartographentag) is taking place at INTERGEO conference held in Stuttgart this week.
We will present an update on recent progress in automated cartography in a talk by Andreas Reimer and Maxim Rylov about our latest improvements in automated label placement, which have been implemented in MapSurfer.NET as published as in OpenMapSurfer.uni-hd.de.

The talk [...]

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Malnutrition is a challenge to the health and productivity of populations and is viewed as one of the five largest adverse health impacts of [...]

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Yesterday’s episode of the SWR TV program Odysso - Wissen im SWR was titled “Stadt, Land, Flucht! - Wo lebt es sich am besten?”. It focused on the relation between the environments and stress and gives insights to the Psychogeography project, a cooperation between the Central Institute of Mental Health (ZI) Mannheim, the Karlsruhe [...]

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The program of our special session SS1 on “Quality analysis of Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) towards effective use” at the 9th International Symposium on Spatial Data Quality (ISSDQ 2015) has been published online. ISSDQ is an event at the ISPRS Geospatial Week 2015 in Montpellier – La Grande Motte, France. The session is scheduled on [...]

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The fair INTERGEO 2015 is taking place in Stuttgart, Germany 15.-17. September 2015. The GIScience Research Group Heidelberg University will be present at the joint booth of the GeoNet.MRN, the Network Geoinformation of the Metropolitain Region Rhine-Neckar. There you will also find further members of the GeoNet.MRN, like the companies Heidelberg Mobil, geomer and Leiner [...]

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Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) such as data derived from the OpenStreetMap (OSM) project is a popular data source for freely available geographic data. There is frequently a cause of concern regarding the quality and usability of such data. In addition to our former studies (further here) or complementing our OSM in GIScience Book in [...]

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The 12th International Symposium on Location Based Services 2015 (LBS 2015) will take place this year in Augsburg (Germany), on Sept. 16-18, 2015.
Prof. Dr. Alexander Zipf is one of the invited keynote speakers and will give a talk about
“Enriching Location Based Services with VGI and Social Media”
on
Thursday, 17/Sep/2015 (1:45pm - 2:30pm).
Looking forward to meet you!

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