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Monthly Archive for May, 2016

CAP4Access e-Newsletter No. 4, May 2016
Revised set of tools published
Dear Readers,
The project has entered its third and final year at the start of 2016. After a successful project review in mid-February, the revised set of tools has now been made public. All CAP4Access tools deal with accessibility of the built [...]

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Twitter Analysis in Space and Time

The topic of the “Akademische Mittagspause” (”academic lunch break” - a kind of open brown bag series for the public) at Heidelberg University is this semester is “Do you speak Math?“. In total more then 60 different presentations are given in the “Peterskirche”, Plöck 70, 69117 Heidelberg on a daily basis Monday to Friday, [...]

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On next Monday, Dr. Tessio Novack from the Technical University of Munich (photogrammetry and remote sensing research group) will give the second presentation in our currently running GIScience colloquium lecture series.
He will introduce some of the main approaches for deriving land use information from remote sensing imagery. Further, potentials and limitations of corresponding techniques are [...]

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The Special Issue: Human Dynamics in the Mobile and Big Data Era of the International Journal of Geographical Information Science (IJGIS), Volume 30, Issue 9 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.
This issue includes our article:
Exploration of spatiotemporal and semantic clusters of Twitter data using unsupervised neural networks
Enrico Steiger, Bernd Resch [...]

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The Tusaayaksat Magazine reports on the research activities at the Trail Valley Creek Research Station, Canada, where members of the LiDAR research group (Inga Beck, Sabrina Marx & Bernhard Höfle) captured in-situ data within the PermaSAR research project last summer: “Climate change research in our own backyard“, p. 58-63.

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Save the date: On Wednesday June 08 it’s time again to start a OSM mapping event at the Department of Geography Heidelberg University. We want to continue this semester adding to previously successful mapping events organized by students, the disastermappers HD and GIScience HD in Heidelberg.
For many places in the world there are no [...]

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On 19th to 21st May, the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) held its first international conference in Berlin. The event attracted scientists, practitioners, and of course citizens engaged in scientific projects from all over the world. Several tracks of presentations and discussions highlighted the current hot topics in citizen science, like learning and education through [...]

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As a member of both HCE (Heidelberg Center for the Environment) and IWR (Interdiciplinary Center for Scientific Computing) we are happy to make you aware of todays public presentation in the HCE colloquium series “Heidelberger Brücke”:
Title: Feature Extraction of Discrete Manifolds from Archaeological Findings to Cultural Landscapes
Lecture and discussion with Dr. Hubert Mara, Universität Heidelberg, [...]

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Earlier this semester Dr. Chiao-Ling started the GIScience colloqium series already with a presentation about An Ontology-based Semantic Interoperability Framework for Geospatial Information.
Now stay tuned and save the date for the further presentations in this semester:
Deriving urban land use from image data – potentials, limitations and main approaches
(Dr. Tessio Novack)
Mo, 30.05.2016, 14:00 (Uni HD, [...]

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On the May 11 and 12, the 8. Dresdener Flächennutzungssymposium (the 8th Symposium of development, monitoring and usages of landuse Dresden) took place in Dresden, Germany. The symposium aims to bring together industry, academy and local government, in order to demonstrate and exchange latest developments in methods, tools and software for the management of landuse [...]

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