Author Archives: kfr
A tight coupling of simulation and optimization methods in evacuation planning provides a better informed, more realistic picture of what would happen in case of a disaster than any of the two methods would provide on its own. See how … Continue reading
We have two short papers accepted for GIScience 2016 in Montreal, Canada. Both papers look at how the use of navigation services (negatively) influences the users’ acquisition of spatial knowledge and some conditions under which this detrimental effect may be … Continue reading
Our paper “Not all anxious individuals get lost: Trait anxiety and mental rotation ability interact to explain performance in map-based route learning in men” (breathe now) written by John C. Thoresen, Rebecca Francelet, Arzu Coltekin, myself, Sara I. Fabrikant, and Carmen … Continue reading
Our paper ‘Mining the Co-Existence of POIs in OpenStreetMap for Faulty Entry Detection‘, written by Alireza Kashian, myself, Abbas Rajabifard, and Yiqun Chen, has been accepted for the academic research stream ath this year’s Locate conference. The paper outlines Alireza’s … Continue reading
Our paper ‘Are We There Yet? Spatial Cognitive Engineering for Situated Human-Computer Interaction‘, authored by myself, Martin Tomko, and Arzu Coltekin, has been accepted for the workshop on Cognitive Engineering for Spatial Information Processes, which will be held with COSIT in … Continue reading
Our paper ‘Defensive Wayfinding: Incongruent Information in Route Following’ written by Martin Tomko and me has been accepted for this year’s Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT). The conference will be held on October 12-16 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
The Department of Geography, University of Zurich, is offering a new specialized Master’s program in Geographic Information Science (GIScience) as of this fall semester. A bit of short notice maybe, but more information including how to apply can be found … Continue reading
Our paper A Mobile Application for a User-generated Collection of Landmarks, written by Marius Wolfensberger and myself, has been accepted for the upcoming conference on Web and Wireless Geographic Information Systems to be held in Grenoble, France, on May 21st and … Continue reading
ACM Computing Reviews has published a review of our book ‘Landmarks – GIScience for Intelligent Services’.
We are currently looking for two new PhD candidates (doctoral researchers) associated with the newly SNF-funded EMOtive project. Click links for more details on position 1 and position 2 [this will open PDFs].