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Über 500 Mitgestalter des ehrenamtlich erstellten Kartenwerks treffen 
sich in Heidelberg. Ihr Motto: „Freie Projekte benötigen freie Daten“
Verkehrsminister Winfried Hermann: „Nachhaltige Mobilität und frei verfügbare Daten passen sehr gut zusammen“
Ein besonderes Beispiel der digitalen Mitgestaltung ist die OpenStreetMap (abgekürzt: OSM). Am Wochenende ist Heidelberg das Zentrum der OSM-Community. Vom 21. bis zum 23. September kommen [...]

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Presseeinladung 18.09.2019 (PDF Link hier)

Weltkonferenz für eine Freie Karte
Die Macher von OpenStreetMap treffen sich in Heidelberg
Universität Heidelberg und Verkehrsministerium Baden-Württemberg
unterstützen Initiative
Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren,
hochwertiges digitales Kartenmaterial muss nicht kommerziell sein. Seit mittlerweile
15 Jahren zeigen die die Macher der OpenStreetMap (OSM), dass eine [...]

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We are delighted to invite you to join a workshop on open-source routing with time-dependent restrictions, see http://giscienceblog.uni-hd.de/2019/04/17/project-tardur-starts-open-source-routing-with-time-dependent-restrictions/.
The workshop is taking place on Friday before the State of the Map conference, 20th September 2019 in Heidelberg. It is free of charge and will last from 9:00 to 16:00 with a lunch break in between. Detailed [...]

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Das meinGrün Team ist morgen beim roadto_ Festival des DAI Heidelberg dabei. Unter dem Motto “Do-it-yourself together” gibt es heute und morgen viele verschiedene Workshops zum mitmachen und ausprobieren sowie Filme, Theater und Konzerte. Wir vom meinGrün Team werden während des Festivals über unser Projekt informieren und mal in die Runde [...]

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Also the program of the “Academic Track” for ‘State of the Map‘ (SotM) as been released now. Early bird ticket prices are still available until 7th of July.
See the website for all the details: 2019.stateofthemap.org
Two contributions are by members of the GIScience Research Group Heidelberg:

Analyzing the spatio-temporal patterns and impacts of large-scale data production events [...]

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The program for ‘State of the Map‘ (SotM) as been released, and early bird ticket prices are still available until 7th of July. See the website for all the details 2019.stateofthemap.org
#OpenStreetMap talks, workshops & discussions as mappers across the world come to #Heidelberg, #Germany from 21st to 23rd of September.
Also do not forget to [...]

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Recently a new paper about Estimating OpenStreetMap Missing Built-up Areas using Pre-trained Deep Neural Networks (DNNs) has been presented at the AGILE GIScience conference 2019 in Cyprus.
Although built-up areas cover only a small proportion of the earth’s surface, these areas are closely tied to most of the world’s population and the economic output, which makes the [...]

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Geospatial data is key for empowering citizens around the globe and to achieve the SDGs— if geodata is made openly available and easy to be put to use. The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) is in this regard coordinating and supporting humanitarian action and community resilience through open mapping.
The GIScience Research Group has supported HOT’s work [...]

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Today, June 5 is the #WorldEnvironmentDay. World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our #environment. Above all, World Environment Day is the “people’s day” for doing something to take care of the Earth. That “something” can be local, national or global. This is a good opportunity to [...]

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Earlier we published several blogposts introducing the ohsome platform and its parts (e.g. the ohsome API for example, which was often showcased here in the blog) and its backbone the OSHDB (very recently version 0.5 was published). A recent open access journal article gives even more background to the system, as shown below:

Raifer, M, Troilo, [...]

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