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Monthly Archive for January, 2018

VGI-ALIVE
- AnaLysis, Integration, Vision, Engagement
Tuesday 12th June 2018, Lund, Sweden, Workshop at AGILE 2018
Introduction to the VGI-ALIVE Workshop
The steady rise of data volume shared on already established and new Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) and social media platforms calls for advanced analysis methods of user contribution patterns, leads to continued challenges in data fusion, and provides also new opportunities [...]

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1. Februar 2018 - 14:00 Uhr
Mathematikon
Im Neuenheimer Feld 205
Konferenzraum 5. Etage
69120 Heidelberg
Der Modellierungstag Rhein-Neckar eröffnet Praktikern und Wissenschaftlern die Gelegenheit, Innovationen zur Diskussion zu stellen, Gemeinsamkeiten und Unterschiede der verwendeten Modellierungsansätze herauszuarbeiten und den gegenseitigen Erfahrungsaustausch zu pflegen.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier: http://www.modellierungstag.de/

Programm

14:00

Michael Winckler (IWR, Universität Heidelberg)

Begrüßung & Einführung

14:15

Bernhard Höfle (Geographisches [...]

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Join the next ECSA webinar on “Citizen Science for monitoring urban landscape dynamics”!

The European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) will host a webinar on the topic of “Citizen Science for monitoring urban landscape dynamics”. The webinar will include two talks:

Assessing urban green space in Vienna (by Gebhard Banko and Barbara Birli from the Austrian Environmental [...]

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Point clouds and our 3DGeo research in Heidelberg are going beyond 3D, such as the new research project Auto3Dscapes.
A detailed analysis of this research frontier has been published in Eitel, Höfle et al. (2016): Beyond 3-D: The new spectrum of lidar applications for earth and ecological sciences. The paper has just become a highly cited [...]

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we cordially invite everybody interested to our next open GIScience colloquium talk
Delineating and describing landscapes and landform elements: challenges and novel methodological approaches
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Head of Geocomputation Unit, Department of Geography, University of Zurich
Time and date: Mon, January 29, 2:15 pm
Venue: INF 348, Room 015, Department of Geography, Heidelberg University
Representation of landscape in information systems, [...]

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Open Position:
Software Developer (Web) Geoinformation Technology
 (OSM)
Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology (HeiGIT) and GIScience Research Group
In the context of research projects at HeiGIT and the GIScience Research Group we offer the position of a Software Developer Geoinformation Technology in Heidelberg (full-time or part-time).
Depending on your experience the tasks are related to at least one of [...]

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Updating the ORS routing graph… frequently!
We’re very happy to announce two more important core features for our services:

Weekly OSM planet.pbf update!
md5 checksum included in response!

How old is the OpenStreetMap planet file which was used to build the openrouteservice road network? This is a question many of you have asked over the past. To this end, we finally [...]

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we cordially invite everybody interested to our next open GIScience colloquium talk
Context-Aware Movement Analysis: An Application to Similarity Search of Trajectories
Dr. Mohammad Sharif
Department of Geographic Information Systems, Faculty of Geomatics Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
Time and date: Mon, January 22, 2:15 pm
Venue: INF 348, Room 015, Department of Geography, Heidelberg University
Studying movement [...]

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Land use data created by humans (OSM) was fused with satellite remote sensing data, resulting in a conterminous land use data set without gaps. The first version is now available for all Germany at OSMlanduse.org.
When human input (OSM data) was absent a machine generated missing land use information learning from human inputs and using remote [...]

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This week the GIScience research group Heidelberg and HeiGIT visited the exhibition “MatheLiebe” in Heidelberg. The exhibition demonstrates that:
• Mathematics is understandable not only for scientists, but for everyone,
• that mathematics is interesting and useful and full of exciting surprises,
• and that mathematics is important for technological progress and for our everyday lives.
We very much [...]

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