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Geo-spatial Information Science
Special Issue Call for Papers on
Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI)-Analytics

Deadline: 9 June 2017
Geo-spatial [...]

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Recently the paper “Understanding human activity patterns based on space-time-semantics” by Wei Huang, and Songnian Li (Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada) has been selected as the best paper published in 2016 (volumes 111-122) in the ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
Dr. Wei Huang is since late 2016 team member of the GIScience Research Group. [...]

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Last Thursday our GIScience HD team member Ming Li successfully defended her PhD. The thesis is entitled “Leveraging the Wisdom of the Crowd from Location-based Social Networks: Theoretical Potentials and Practical Applications”.
Thanks to the technical advancements, the mobile users all over the world are collaborating in the location-based social networks (LBSNs) to create a novel [...]

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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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