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Spatial Learning and Navigation Services

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

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Anxious? Mental rotation is a challenge? Find out how this interacts.

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

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Detecting faulty POIs in OSM

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

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More COSIT…

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

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COSIT paper accepted

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.

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New Master’s Program in GIScience

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

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W2GIS Paper accepted

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

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‘Landmarks’ in ACM Computing Reviews

ACM Computing Reviews has published a review of our book ‘Landmarks – GIScience for Intelligent Services’.

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Job Openings for 2 PhD Candidates

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].

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1000

Google Scholar now claims that my work has been cited 1000 times.

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