Category Archives: News & Events

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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IJGIS paper accepted

The paper Locating Place Names from Place Descriptions written by Maria Vasardani, Stephan Winter, and myself has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Geographic Information Science. It will become part of the special issue on the Scholarship and … Continue reading

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Book Chapter Published

The book Cognitive and Linguistic Aspects of Geographic Space – New Perspectives in Geographic Information Research, edited by Martin Raubal, David Mark, and Andrew Frank, has now been published by Springer in their Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography series. … Continue reading

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JOSIS paper accepted

The paper Semantic Trajectory Compression – Representing Urban Movement in a Nutshell written by myself, Falko Schmid and Patrick Laube has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Spatial Information Science.

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Spatial Cognition Paper accepted

The paper Linking Cognitive and Computational Salience in Route Information written by Makoto Takemiya, myself and Toru Ishikawa has been accepted as a full paper at the Spatial Cognition 2012 conference.

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Discovery Project funded

The ARC just approved funding for our Discovery Project “From environmental monitoring to management: extracting knowledge about environmental events from sensor data” led by Matt Duckham. Other researchers involved are Allison Kealy, Stephan Winter, Stuart Kininmonth, Alexander Klippel, Patrick Laube, … Continue reading

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