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Monthly Archive for December, 2016

Self-reporting is a well-established approach within the medical and psychological sciences. In order to avoid recall bias, i.e. past events being remembered inaccurately, the reports can be filled out on a smartphone in real-time and in the natural environment. This is often referred to as ambulatory assessment and the reports are usually triggered at [...]

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This December saw several Mapathons in Heidelberg: From mapping wheelchair ramps in Heidelberg on Dec. 3rd, to the first CampusMobil Heidelberg Mapathon on Dec. 6th, to the mapathon for supporting earthquake management in Kyrgyzstan. The final opportunity will be the 2nd CampusMobil Mapathon on Thursday, Dec. 15th starting at 18.00pm.
Location: Berliner Straße 48, Heidelberg University, [...]

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I know where you have been last weekend

Bowling! ;-)

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We cordially invite all interested to our forthcoming talk in the GIScience colloquium next Monday, December 12, about quantifying trade-offs between land use and ecosystem services. Jun.-Prof. Sven Lautenbach will provide an overview of methods to assess the different environmental goods and services produced by land systems. Policy makers are in want of such information to [...]

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One main focus of the GIScience Research Group is the research and education with respect to advancing methods, technologies and applications of Volunteered Geographic Information - in particular OpenStreetMap - for applications from logistics to humanitarian aid. In this vein, the group has been also been supporting the work of the [...]

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On Saturday 3rd December 2016 the CAP4Access team from GIScience group of Heidelberg university led a Wheelmap mapping event on the ocassion of the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) at Heidelberg.

Wheelmap.org is a map for finding wheelchair accessible places and it is run by one of our CAP4Access project partners, the [...]

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Recently we attended the Kick-Off Meeting of the DFG Priority Programme “VGiscience” in Würzburg, in which we are involved through two projects. René Westerholt presented these projects to the audience of all interdisciplinary collaborators. The principal aim of this very first meeting was to explore potential cross-project collaborations, and to outline an envisaged upcoming [...]

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Dear Mapping Enthusiasts,
in the upcoming week we want to invite you to our last Mapathon of the year 2016!
When: 08.12.2016, 18:00
Where: Hörsaal, Berliner Straße 48
In this mapping event we will map buildings and other infrastructures in Karakol, the fourth largest city in Kyrgyzstan, which is located in a seismically active area of [...]

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Recently a book chapter on some of our work in the MayaArch3D project on “Structuring Archaeological Data to Deliver Interactive, Transparent 3D Reconstructions in a 3D WebGIS” has been published in the edited book “3D Research Challenges in Cultural Heritage II”.
Creating 3D reconstructions is a common approach today in archaeology and cultural heritage. The problem [...]

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Liebe Studenten und Mitarbeiter der Universität Heidelberg, wir brauchen eure Hilfe.
Das CampusMobil-Team der Universität Heidelberg entwickelt derzeit eine Navigations-App, damit sich endlich jeder in den Weiten des Universitäts-Campus zurechtfinden kann. Damit man aber nicht einfach vor der Wand des Ziel-Gebäudes, sondern am Eingang des jeweiligen landet, wollen wir zunächst die verschiedenen Eingänge der Universitätsgebäude digitalisieren.
Das [...]

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