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Crowd assisted sensing and crowdsourcing, as well as their underlying pervasive systems and communications are a fast growing research area and one of the enabling technologies of smart cities and smart infrastructures, as well as important building blocks in healthcare monitoring and vehicular technologies. Crowd assisted sensing (often called participatory sensing) opens new ways for [...]

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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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Recently the new research project “Urban Emotions” has started. It is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and aims at the development of a methodology to extract contextual emotional information for spatial planning based on real-time people-as-sensors and crowdsourcing approaches with social media.
The spatial and social structures of a city and its underlying processes [...]

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The term “real time” regarding airborne remote-sensing data can only seldom be found in recent literature on geospatial research. In the course of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) project VABENE, an airborne monitoring system has been developed which is able to pre-process remotely sensed images in real time by an on-board [...]

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