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The Deadline for the special issue on “Big Data for Urban Informatics and Earth Observation” of the ISPRS Journal of Geo-Information has been extended by April 30, 2016. For further information, please contact the special issue guest-editors for further information.

Dr. Jamal Jokar Arsanjani (GIScience Heidelberg)
Prof. Ming-Hsiang (Ming) Tsou
Guest Editors
This Special Issue is dedicated to address the [...]

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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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Last week two colleagues successfully defended their PhDs within the GIScience Research Group at Heidelberg University.
The first was the PhD thesis entitled “Exploring and Simulating Spatial Patterns of Urban Growth Using Data-driven and knowledge-based Approaches” by Mr. Hossein Shafeezadeh Moghaddam. The main focus was the development and evaluation of different spatiotemporal modeling strategies for assessing [...]

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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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