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Monthly Archive for October, 2015

The GIScience Research Group at Heidelberg University has contributed several chapters to the forthcoming “European Handbook of Crowdsourced Geographic Information”, edited by Capineri, C. et al. (eds.), Ubiquity Press.
This includes the following chapters and papers that have been accepted for publication from different authors of the GIScience Research Group Heidelberg:

- Research on social media feeds [...]

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Recently a new project has been accepted to be funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). It deals with an agent-based and quality-aware integration of geo-social network data, thus investigating data integration as a collaborative negotiation process.
Web-based social networks are now a significant social phenomenon. The user-generated data produced through them, including the location-based data, represents [...]

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Since this winter semester it is now possible to formally specialize in “Geoinformatics” within the Master of Science “Geography” Degree at Heidelberg University, Institute of Geography. When a certain amount of courses and credit points in this Masters programme are taken from courses related to Geoinformatics, then the student can have this specialization subject be [...]

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The Deadline for the special issue on “Big Data for Urban Informatics and Earth Observation” of the ISPRS Journal of Geo-Information has been extended by April 30, 2016. For further information, please contact the special issue guest-editors for further information.

Dr. Jamal Jokar Arsanjani (GIScience Heidelberg)
Prof. Ming-Hsiang (Ming) Tsou
Guest Editors
This Special Issue is dedicated to address the [...]

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At Thursday, 22nd of October, the GIScience LiDAR Research Group (LRG) contributed to the workshop ‘The future courtroom‘ (website in German) with a talk introducing the analysis of 3D Geodata and the connections to forensic science. Martin Hämmerle presented a selection of LRG projects covering a wide range of applications and use cases, from crowd [...]

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The investigation of human activity patterns from location-based social networks like Twitter is a promising example of how to infer relationships and latent information for the characterization of urban structures. While there is a growing research body performing spatial analysis on social media data, the high dimensionality, complexity and granularity of social media information still [...]

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The new semester has just begun, and therefore a further series of colloquium talks will start soon. We are pleased to announce an upcoming talk by Dr.-Ing. Eva Hauthal who will make the start. She is currently fellow of the Institute for Cartography at the Technical University of Dresden. In her talk she will introduce [...]

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On Dezember 3rd 2015 the “10th Modelling Day” will take place in the “Print Media Academy” in Heidelberg. Start is at 14:00pm .
From GIScience Heidelberg there will be two contributions:
Prof. Dr. Alexander Zipf will talk about “Herausforderungen und Potenziale offener Geodaten für räumliche Modellierungen in Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft”
and Benjamin Herfort gives a presentation about “Maps [...]

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On Tuesday 13 October, we have been more than happy to host volunteers of SAP in the course of the “SAP month of service” as our guests. They have supported us to merge volunteered data about accessibility from wheelmap.org and expert data about accessibility from Heidelberg Hürdenlos (a local accessibility platform). Heidelberg Hürdenlos contains more [...]

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Einladung zur Regionalkonferenz des Netzwerks Geoinformation GeoNet.MRN
am 25.11.2015 in der Print Media Academy Heidelberg

Bereits zum siebten Mal veranstaltet das Geoinformationsnetzwerk der Metropolregion Rhein-Neckar GeoNet.MRN den Fachaustausch Geoinformation in Heidelberg. Die Veranstaltung dient dem Erfahrungsaustausch zwischen Interessenten, Experten, Nutzern und Entscheidungsträgern aus Wirtschaft, Wissenschaft, Politik und Verwaltung über Anwendungsmöglichkeiten und aktuelle Themen in der Geoinformationswirtschaft. Als [...]

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