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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 Friday, Nov 4th, Alexander Zipf from GIScience Heidelberg will give a presentation at the WhereCamp 2016 conference in Berlin about some current activities and developments in the currently being established Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformatics (HeiGIT), core funded by the Klaus Tschira Foundation. This includes latest developments in Routing and Navigation solutions, such as OpenRouteService [...]

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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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Stellenausschreibung Geoinformatik, Universität Heidelberg
Navigation, Routing & LBS mit OSM (VGI)
Am Lehrstuhl Geoinformatik der Universität Heidelberg ist baldmöglichst eine Stelle als Wissenschaftl. Mitarbeiter (100%, TVL) - gerne als PostDoc - zu besetzen. Die relevanten Themengebiete beinhalten insbesondere Forschung und Entwicklung in min. einem der folgenden Bereiche (Schwerpunktsetzung möglich):
• Navigation (In- / Outdoor) mit OpenStreetMap [...]

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The 12th International Symposium on Location Based Services 2015 (LBS 2015) will take place this year in Augsburg (Germany), on Sept. 16-18, 2015.
Prof. Dr. Alexander Zipf is one of the invited keynote speakers and will give a talk about
“Enriching Location Based Services with VGI and Social Media”
on
Thursday, 17/Sep/2015 (1:45pm - 2:30pm).
Looking forward to meet you!

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We cordially invite everybody to an open presentation on our colloquium series
tomorrow (Tuesday, 14.07.2015) at 10am by Dr. Matthew W. Wilson to the
Department of Geography, Heidelberg University Lecture Hall EG, Berliner Straße 48, 69198 Heidelberg.
The title of the talk is Quantified Self-City-Nation.
New devices and techniques have emerged to better quantify an individual’s movement, stasis, [...]

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We offer a new position in a new DFG project. More Info here.

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We offer an PostDoc Position in Geoinformatics on VGI / OSM / Navigation / Routing / LBS. The position is funded for at least three years. More information can be found here.
We are looking forward to your applications.

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The advent of web technologies and the promotion of data sharing practices have fostered open data initiatives. The main motivation of governments in sharing data with the public is to stimulate economic growth by enabling the creation of new products. One of the areas that could benefit from open data initiatives is that of location-based [...]

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