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Tag Archive 'crowd sourcing'

Happy Birthday MapSwipe!

Already one year ago that MapSwipe was officially launched!
A big thank you to our contributors for your support - one year of tapping, swiping and putting families on the map!

In just one year thousands of users contributed more than 10 million taps and thereby provided crucial information on unmapped places.
In projects like shown below settlement [...]

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Melanie Eckle and Benjamin Herfort represented the GIScience Research Group at the 5th Japanese-German University Presidents’ Conference that was held on 29th and 30th of September in Karlsruhe. The German-Japanese University Consortium HeKKSaGOn was founded in July 2010 as an association of three German (Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, Göttingen) and three Japanese (Kyoto, Sendai, Osaka) universities.
We presented [...]

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LINKing and analyzing Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) across different platforms
Pre Conference Workshop at 19th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science 2016. Helsinki, June 14th 2016
Deadline for Call for Short Paper (AGILE short paper format): April 25th 2016
The number of Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) and social media platforms is continuously growing, providing massive datasets [...]

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CAP4Access e-Newsletter No. 2, 2015 (Part 1)
First tools released + + + “Mapping parties” raise awareness for disability issues
Dear Readers,
The CAP4Access project has kick-started its second year by publishing first versions of a range of tools. They are intended to raise awareness about accessibility of the built environment and for providing concrete support to [...]

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CrowdAnalyser Workshop 2014

The ‘CrowdAnalyser Workshop 2014‘ successfully took place on Thursday, 08th of May and Friday, 09th of May. Organised by the PhD students of the research training group ‘CrowdAnalyser‘, the event was well attended. On Thursday, a lecture room in Heidelberg Collaboratory for Image Processing was crowded with 45 interested participants of the presentation and discussion [...]

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In one of Germany’s most visited show caves, the Dechen Cave near Iserlohn, different objects were captured with the GIScience’s high-end terrestrial laser scanner Riegl VZ-400 and the low-cost structured light camera Microsoft Kinect™ by Johannes Fuchs, Bernhard Höfle, Martin Hämmerle (LiDAR Research Group) and Andrea Schröder-Ritzrau (Institute of Environmental Physics). Morphometric features that are [...]

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