Our group member Jiaoyan Chen attended the 26th World Wide Web Conference from 3 April to 7 April in Perth, Australia. The topic of the conference includes web-related machine learning, social network, knowledge base, crowdsourcing, urban data mining, etc. He gave a 30-minues presentation in the co-conference Big 2017 as well as a poster [...]
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On Friday, our member René Westerholt held a talk at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG) in Boston. The talk which is entitled “Topological and scale-related issues in Twitter analyses through superimposed forms of spatial heterogeneity” was part of a special session on geographic data science organised by Alex Singleton from [...]
Our team member René Westerholt recently held a joint session with Dr Guibo Sun from Hong Kong University. The session on “spatial urban analytics” was part of the Geography colloquium at Harvard University. Both talks were dealing with methodological issues. Thereby, René emphasised on technical issues in the spatial analysis of social media data. Dr [...]
Posted in Events on Nov 4th, 2016
We cordially invite all interested to our forthcoming talk next Monday about differences in the representation of spatial information in text and map media. Dr. Franz-Benjamin Mocnik proposes a new paradigm of map use enabling maps to tell stories happening in space and time.
Maps telling Stories
Dr. Franz-Benjamin Mocnik, Visiting Scientist at Bremen Spatial Cognition Center, Bremen University
Invitation: Colloquium talk by Dr. Michael Bauder about the dialectic of space in Ambient Geospatial Information
Posted in Events on Oct 28th, 2016
We cordially invite all interested to our forthcoming talk next Monday about data shared online which provide geographic information. Dr. Michael Bauder from the Institute for Environmental Social Sciences and Geography, University of Freiburg, will report about the relation between material space and virtual space represented by so-called Ambient Geospatial Information from social media platforms. He [...]
Posted in Events on Oct 18th, 2016
We cordially invite all interested to our forthcoming talk next Monday about the cross-cutting theme of smart city research. Dr Jochen Wendel from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology will report about an open data infrastructure that allows data storage, data exchange, data analysis, as well as data visualization across projects and domains. He illustrates [...]
Two talks @ Royal Geographic Society: Data quality in OSM and spatiotemporal social media data analysis
Posted in Events on Oct 16th, 2016
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. [...]
Next Wednesday, René Westerholt will talk about the spatial analysis of Twitter data. The talk is part of the “WISC Seminar Series,” which is hosted by the Warwick Institute for the Science of Cities at University of Warwick, Coventry, UK. The talk starts by highlighting the types of spatial analyses that have been conducted so [...]
Posted in Events on May 26th, 2016
On next Monday, Dr. Tessio Novack from the Technical University of Munich (photogrammetry and remote sensing research group) will give the second presentation in our currently running GIScience colloquium lecture series.
He will introduce some of the main approaches for deriving land use information from remote sensing imagery. Further, potentials and limitations of corresponding techniques are [...]
Detection, modelling and visualisation of space-related emotions from user-generated content: First colloquium talk of the semester by Eva Hauthal
Posted in Events on Oct 20th, 2015
The new semester has just begun, and therefore a further series of colloquium talks will start soon. We are pleased to announce an upcoming talk by Dr.-Ing. Eva Hauthal who will make the start. She is currently fellow of the Institute for Cartography at the Technical University of Dresden. In her talk she will introduce [...]