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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

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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Talk at University of Warwick

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Yesterday, a talk was given by Stefan Hahmann within the frame of the colloquium series of the geography department at Heidelberg University of Education. The talk was entitled “Crowdsourcing for individual needs - the example of wheelchair routing“. Besides a general introduction to the field of crowdsourcing, VGI and OpenStreetMap, our research and development activities [...]

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The semester proceeds quickly and another talk is already approaching: We are happy to announce the next presentation in our Heidelberg University GIS colloquium which will be given by Ahmed Loai Ali from Bremen University (Cognitive Systems Research Group). Ahmed will talk about accuracy issues when classifying volunteered geographic information (VGI). See a full description [...]

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We are pleased to invite you to another interesting talk in our colloquium series. Florian Hillen (Institute for Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing, University of Osnabrück) will talk about new ways of combining different real-time data sources in Digital Earth applications.
Geo-Information Fusion: Gaining additional value for real-time Digital Earth applications
Lecture Hall, BST 48, Thursday, 07th of [...]

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