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Professor Carlo Ratti, Director of the Senseable City Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US is giving a public presentation this evening in the context of the Internationale Bauausstellung IBA Heidelberg - Wissen schafft Stadt.
He will present some of his works and ideas with respect to the senseable city and how this [...]

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In our latest release we have primarily focused on optimising and stabilising the backend and on adding new elements to provide an improved user experience throughout the OpenRouteService 3.3 based on OpenStreetMap data.
After many requests from our community, we for starters can happily announce that we have made the service responsive for your mobile smartphones. You [...]

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We invite anybody interested to the following open talk in our GIScience colloquium series this Monday:
Volunteered geographic (mis)information? Measuring quality in crowdsourced maps
Dr. Andrea Ballatore
Dept of Geography, Environment and Development Studies Birkbeck, University of London
Lecturer in GIS and Big Data Analytics
Mon, June 27, 2016, 2.15 pm,
Institute of Geography, Heidelberg University, INF 348, Lecture [...]

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This Friday - the hottest day of the year so far - Lucy Waruguru Mburu from the GIScience Research Group Heidelberg University successfully defended her PhD thesis on Criminal Geographic Profiling methods.
Her thesis is entitled: “ A Framework for Prediciting Criminal Behavior and Area-Specific Crime Risk through Retrospective Analysis of Geographic Data“. Complemented [...]

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Dr. Enrico Steiger (GIScience Heidelberg) will give a invited presentation about
“Utilising social media data for transport planning and traffic management”
on 4pm - 5:30pm, Thu, 23 Jun ‘16
at Room CS101, Department of Computer Science, Warwick University UK
Sustainable Cities Global Research Priority
JOINT GRP / WISC SEMINAR
The overall aim of the talk is to demonstrate how information from [...]

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The WeGovNow Towards #WeGovernment: Collective and participative approaches for addressing local policy challenges
Establishing citizens as partners in the delivery of public services. A new type of citizen engagement platform, expanding the viability of and capacity for citizen coproduction in the public sector.
WeGovNow and its 12 partner organisations are building upon earlier research and development by [...]

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ESNC-Kick-off Meeting
Satellitennavigation in Baden-Württemberg und Polen

am 21. Juni 2016 von 10 bis 12 Uhr in Heidelberg
bei Heidelberg Mobil International GmbH, Mathematikon –
mittlerer Bauteil, Berliner Str. 41, 69120 Heidelberg
More Info and Registration: http://www.esnc-bw.de/de/anmeldung-2
Die wirtschaftliche Bedeutung der Satellitennavigation ist enorm.* Unsere Infrastruktur ist auf die Helfer aus dem All angewiesen und vor allem der Boom [...]

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GIScience @geoinfo.potsdam.2016

From 14.6.-16.6. our research group was represented by Stefan Hahmann at geoinfo.potsdam.2016 (aka 64. Deutscher Kartographentag, aka Geoinformatik 2016). The conference has seen ~150 participants from the sectors universities, administration, industry and research institutes. The programme had a strong focus on recent developments in various geo applications with sessions on visualisation methods, geoinformatics and ongoing [...]

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We cordially invite anybody interested to join our open GIScience colloquium talk on Monday
about
Forest change monitoring
Michael Schultz
Remote Sensing group of Wageningen University
Mon, June 20, 2016, 2.00 pm,
Heidelberg University, Institute of Geography, INF 348, Lecture Hall (Room 015)
Forest are the lungs of the earth, many species including our own rely on their services. [...]

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In addition to the two earlier presentations (No 1, No 2), today there are two additional presentations (No 3 & 4) by GIScience Heidelberg at AGILE 2016 conference in Helsinki:
Rousell, A., Hahmann, S., Mobasheri, A. (2016): A Two-Tiered Approach to OSM Data collection for Novice Users. 19th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science. Helsinki, [...]

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