The colleagues from GIScience Dr Tessio Novack, Dr Michael Schultz, and Prof. Alexander Zipf, together with Dr Yair Grinberger from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, are editing a Special Issue of Transactions in GIS on Geographical and Cultural Aspects of Geo-Information – Issues and Solutions.
We are welcoming high-quality contributions related, but not limited, to the following topics:
- The formalization of geo-cultural contexts within GIScience methods
- Representation of geo-cultural contexts with GISystems
- Identifying geo-cultural effects on geo-information and vice versa
- Methodological developments in analyzing global heterogeneous datasets
- Geo-ontologies and their relations to culture and geography
- The application of machine-learning methods across diverse geo-cultural contexts
- Integration of data production procedures in methodological developments and applications
- The transferability of GIScience methods over different contexts
- Volunteered geographical information (e.g. OpenStreetMap) systems and methods for representing and capturing local knowledge
- Critical GIS, critiques of GIS, and their contributions to methodological development in GIScience
- Review of the state-of-the-art in addressing cultural and geographical peculiarities in GIScience.
The submission deadline is 15 January 2020.
Manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with the authors’ guidelines  and submitted via the journal’s submission system . Please mark your manuscript as part of the special issue while submitting. All submissions will go through a peer-review process, in accordance with the regular requirements of Transactions in GIS. Questions and inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Tessio Novack: email@example.com