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Keynote at GEOINFO 2016 Brazil

This week Alexander Zipf was giving an invited keynote presentation at the 18th Geoinfo Conference in Campos do Jordão, São Paulo, Brazil.
The GEOINFO conferences aim to bring together leading GIScience and spatial database researchers, to present to the local community a perspective of the state-of-the-art in the area. Past speakers have included Max [...]

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Last week members of the GIScience group Heidelberg contributed two talks to the final COST ENERGIC meeting, which was held at the historic Oondatje Theatre of the Royal Geographical Society in London. On Thursday, Benjamin Herfort and Melanie Eckle talked about the latest achievements, current state and future avenues of data quality assessments in OpenStreetMap. [...]

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Stellenausschreibung Universität Heidelberg
Senior Wissenschaftliche(r) Mitarbeiter/-in Geoinformatik (100%)
Qualitätsanalysen in OpenStreetMap Full History Daten
In der Abteilung Geoinformatik der Universität Heidelberg ist baldmöglichst eine Stelle für eine(n) motivierte(n) und erfahrene(n) wissenschaftl. Mitarbeiter/-in (100%, TV-L), idealerweise promoviert, zu besetzen. Die Aufgaben umfassen v.a. die Mitarbeit in einem neuen DFG Forschungsprojekt zur Entwicklung neuer Methoden zur intrinsischen Qualitätsbewertung von OpenStreetMap [...]

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The topic of the “Akademische Mittagspause” (a kind of open brown bag series for the public) at Heidelberg University is this semester is “Do you speak Math?“. In total more then 60 different 15min presentations (+ 15 in discussion) are given in the “Peterskirche”, Plöck 70, 69117 Heidelberg on a daily basis Monday to [...]

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today Enrico Steiger successfully defended his PhD thesis about “Explorative Spatial and Temporal Human Mobility Analysis from User-Generated Data” at GIScience Heidelberg University.

The massive amount of pervasive, user-generated data creates new possibilities to discover and utilize geographic information. Tied in with this novel role of actively participating users, is a growing research challenge where the [...]

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Inspection and analysis of geo-tagged shipping information could provide insights to the transformation of a variety of “global spaces” during times of rapid globalization. One of the famous resources of shipping data is a shipping newspaper called LLOYDS lists. The list contains weekly and later daily information on global shipping since the late seventeenth century [...]

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Recently an Advanced Systematic Literature Review on Spatiotemporal Analyses of Twitter Data has been conducted and the results have been published online as journal article. This article presents a systematic literature review on the state of research concerning methodologies, applications and use cases of Twitter as a Location-Based Social Network.
The proposed systematic literature review method [...]

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Major research efforts have so far dealt with OSM data quality analysis, but the modality of the evolution of OpenStreetMap (OSM) across space and time has been barely noted. Therefore, a new study by Jokar Arsanjani et al. that has recently been accepted for publication in Transactions in GIS aims to analyze spatio-temporal patterns of [...]

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Identifying and characterizing variations of human activity – specifically changes in intensity and similarity – in urban environments provide insights into the social component of those eminently complex systems. Using large volumes of user-generated mobile phone data, we derive mobile communication profiles that we use as a proxy for the collective human activity. In [...]

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