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Within wayfinding and navigation tasks, the use of landmarks has been found to be a key aspect. In particular pedestrian instructions should focus on the delivery of “landmarks” to aid in navigation. Still the use of landmarks is not common in many navigation systems. The salience of features is an important aspect of whether they [...]

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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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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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we invite anybody to the following presentation at the GIScience Research Group
given by 
Prof. Johannes Schönig (Hasselt University)
When:
Tuesday 13.09.2016, 10:00am
Where:
Institute of Geography, Heidelberg University
Im Neuenheimer Feld 348, Lecture Hall
about:

“The Shortest Path is Dead - Novel Ways to Get from A to B”

Navigation systems typically assists drivers to find [...]

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ESNC-Kick-off Meeting
Satellitennavigation in Baden-Württemberg und Polen

am 21. Juni 2016 von 10 bis 12 Uhr in Heidelberg
bei Heidelberg Mobil International GmbH, Mathematikon –
mittlerer Bauteil, Berliner Str. 41, 69120 Heidelberg
More Info and Registration: http://www.esnc-bw.de/de/anmeldung-2
Die wirtschaftliche Bedeutung der Satellitennavigation ist enorm.* Unsere Infrastruktur ist auf die Helfer aus dem All angewiesen und vor allem der Boom [...]

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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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As part of the MyAccessible.EU project (CAP4Access) several tools have been developed at GIScience in Heidelberg. These tools aim at collecting information about accessibility of places and to assist in movement through environments for people with reduced mobility. These tools include a mobile (Android) and web application for the collection and display of obstacles in [...]

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Last week saw the 18th AGILE conference being held in Lisbon, Portugal. Starting on Tuesday with a number of parallel workshops, the conference ran until Friday and included a number of interesting talks, key note sessions and a number of social events. The presence of GIScience at Heidelberg University was felt through two workshops being [...]

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Cap4Access Kick-Off Meeting in London

The new EU project CAP4Access was started with a kick-off meeting at University College London on Jan. 9. and 10. 2014.
The objective of CAP4Access is to develop and pilot-test methods and tools for collectively gathering and sharing spatial information for improving accessibility. The aim is to exploit the power of online maps and mobile devices [...]

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Within the frame of a new European project the GIScience group offers thesis topics related to accessibility of mobility-restricted people, in particular wheelchair users.
If you are a student interested in doing a thesis (Bachelor, Master, Teacher etc.) related to such topics please contact Prof. Zipf or Dr. Bakillah.
Here you find more information in German. (pdf)
Here [...]

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