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

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RoadPlex paper accepted

Alireza Kashian got a paper accepted at the Joint International Conference on Geospatial Theory, Processing, Modelling and Applications (organized among others by ISPRS) to be held in Toronto, CA, in early October. The paper is about RoadPlex: A Mobile VGI … Continue reading

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“Landmarks” published

Landmarks are crucial elements of human understanding of and communication about space. And they pose a major challenge for computational systems. Stephan Winter and I have written a book — Landmarks – GIScience for Intelligent Services — summarizing research on … Continue reading

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Spatial Cognition paper accepted

Our paper Up, Down, Turn Around: Assisted Wayfinding Involving Level Changes, written by Stephany Bigler, Annina Brügger, Fiona Utzinger, and myself has been accepted as full paper for this year’s Spatial Cognition conference to be held in Bremen, Germany, in September. … Continue reading

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GIScience paper accepted

We got a paper accepted at this year’s GIScience conference in Vienna, Austria. Our paper Wayfinding Decision Situations: A Conceptual Model and Evaluation presents a model for decision point complexity that accounts for the structure of the intersection, the action to be … Continue reading

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Interfacing Indoor and Outdoor Spaces

We, aka Falko Schmid (U Bremen), Seng Loke (La Trobe U), Christoph Stahl (DFKI) and myself, will organize a workshop at this year’s GIScience conference on IO-Spaces: Interfacing Indoor and Outdoor Spaces. Here is the call for participation. Workshop day … Continue reading

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Funding for Developing a New Course

Sara Fabrikant and me received a grant from the Faculty of Science to develop a new seminar on ‘Lego Mindstorms als Vermittler der Prinzipien der Raumkognition’ (Understanding Principles of Spatial Cognition via Lego Mindstorms). This endeavor will be funded through … Continue reading

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Open PhD position

We currently have an open position for a doctoral researcher (PhD candidate) in project VISDOM. The candidate will work in the areas of information-rich visualization environments, such as three-dimensional (3D) city models, digital globes, and geo-virtual reality applications (or related). For … Continue reading

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Workshop: Advances in Spatial Information Science

Stephen Hirtle and I organize a workshop on Advances in Spatial Information Science at next year’s iConference, which will be at Humboldt University Berlin from 4 to 7 March, 2014.  

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SNF Project Funded

We have won a project in this year’s SNF application round: Vision to visualization: Improving computational and human performance with highly realistic three-dimensional geographic visualizations by means of biomimicry (VISDOM) Arzu Coltekin is the lead investigator; Sara Fabrikant and me … Continue reading

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