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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 [...]

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today the interdisciplinary working group “Open Government” of “Städtetag Baden-Württemberg” meets in Heidelberg for a workshop on Open Data. Among the invited speakers are for example
- Michael Winckler, Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für wissenschaftliches Rechnen Uni Heidelberg (IWR) talking about “Open Data aus Sicht einer Forschungseinrichtung”

- Prof. Dr. Alexander Zipf, GIScience Heidelberg / HeiGIT), with a presentation [...]

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Last week members of GIScience Heidelberg from the TP4 of the Project Urban Office at Heidelberg University participated in a transdisciplinary two days workshop at Heidelberg University together with urban planners, urban geographers, architects and researchers from the social sciences as well as practitioners discussing the current state and future steps in the Reallabor Urban [...]

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The public talks of the Heidelberg Geographical Society do start this Tuesday evening (19 pm).
The theme of the talks this semester is “Challenge Metropolis - urban development in the age of globalization“.
The first talk will be given by the new faculty member at the Department of Geography of Heidelberg University, Jun.Prof. Anna Growe and deals [...]

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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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The programme of the “anniversary edition” of our regular GI colloquium already got published some weeks from now. However, we are pleased to announce an interesting additional talk that complements our panel. Dr Guibo Sun from the Chinese University of Hong Kong will talk about influences of the built-environment that correlate with aspects of pedestrians [...]

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