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recently the first few members of the Navigation Intelligence and Location Based Services group of the Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology (HeiGIT) - which is currently being established based on core funding from the Klaus-Tschira Foundation Heidelberg - moved into their new offices at Mathematikon Heidelberg. The group works on services like OpenRouteService and [...]

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A major project funded by the Klaus Tschira Foundation (KTS) Heidelberg is starting this July. The KTS will support the establishment of the “Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology” ( HeiGIT for short) within the Institute of Geography at Heidelberg University.
This new project aims at improving knowledge and technology transfer from fundamental research into practice [...]

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Today Enrico Steiger is presenting the following paper at AGILE 2016 conference Helsinki:
Lee, M., Steiger, E. Zipf, A. (2016): Clustering and Analyzing Air Pollution Data using Self-Organizing Maps. 19th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science. Helsinki, Finnland.
In Geographic Information Science the rise in the availability of spatial data paved ways for increased research in [...]

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Parallel to the advent of Web 2.0 technologies, volunteered geographic information (VGI) has emerged as a novel form of user-generated content, which involves both active forms of contribution such as online mapping or the explicit georeferencing of various media as well as the passive collection of data via the user’s location-enabled smartphone. Due to [...]

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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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Our AGILE workshop called RICH-VGI (enRICHment of volunteered geographic information (VGI): Techniques, practices and current state of knowledge) was held on June 9, 2015 in Lisbon as part of the 18th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science of the Association of Geographic Information Laboratories in Europe (AGILE) with comparatively a large number of participants.
The workshop [...]

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Due to development of communication technologies, the amount of data, which each organization has to deal with, has been rapidly growing. The huge volumes of data appear as an opportunity to improve the performance and reliability of various applications, as such routing and navigation services can be named. However, the analysis of large datasets, commonly [...]

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