Tag: Talk

  • Talk: Deep Learning for Point Cloud Processing

    Lukas Winiwarter of the 3DGeo group was invited by the Austrian Society of Surveying and Geoinformation (OVG) to give a talk on the application of deep learning on point clouds, which took place on March 24. In his talk, Lukas presented four different state-of-the-art approaches to consider the irregular, unordered structure of point clouds, which […]

  • DeepVGI at WWW2017 Perth

    Our group member Jiaoyan Chen attended the 26th World Wide Web Conference from 3 April to 7 April in Perth, Australia. The topic of the conference includes web-related machine learning, social network, knowledge base, crowdsourcing, urban data mining, etc. He gave a 30-minues presentation in the co-conference Big 2017 as well as a poster presentation […]

  • Talk at AAG Meeting in Boston

    On Friday, our member René Westerholt held a talk at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG) in Boston. The talk which is entitled “Topological and scale-related issues in Twitter analyses through superimposed forms of spatial heterogeneity” was part of a special session on geographic data science organised by Alex Singleton from […]

  • Seminar on “Spatial urban analytics” at Harvard

    Our team member René Westerholt recently held a joint session with Dr Guibo Sun from Hong Kong University. The session on “spatial urban analytics” was part of the Geography colloquium at Harvard University. Both talks were dealing with methodological issues. Thereby, René emphasised on technical issues in the spatial analysis of social media data. Dr […]

  • Invitation: Colloquium talk by Dr. Franz-Benjamin Mocnik about Maps Telling Stories

    We cordially invite all interested to our forthcoming talk next Monday about differences in the representation of spatial information in text and map media. Dr. Franz-Benjamin Mocnik proposes a new paradigm of map use enabling maps to tell stories happening in space and time. Maps telling Stories Dr. Franz-Benjamin Mocnik, Visiting Scientist at Bremen Spatial Cognition Center, Bremen […]

  • Invitation: Colloquium talk by Dr. Michael Bauder about the dialectic of space in Ambient Geospatial Information

    We cordially invite all interested to our forthcoming talk next Monday about data shared online which provide geographic information. Dr. Michael Bauder from the Institute for Environmental Social Sciences and Geography, University of Freiburg, will report about the relation between material space and virtual space represented by so-called Ambient Geospatial Information from social media platforms. He […]

  • Invitation: Colloquium talk by Dr Jochen Wendel about open data infrastructures for smart cities

    We cordially invite all interested to our forthcoming talk next Monday about the cross-cutting theme of smart city research. Dr Jochen Wendel from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology will report about an open data infrastructure that allows data storage, data exchange, data analysis, as well as data visualization across projects and domains. He illustrates approaches […]

  • Two talks @ Royal Geographic Society: Data quality in OSM and spatiotemporal social media data analysis

    Last week members of the GIScience group Heidelberg contributed two talks to the final COST ENERGIC meeting, which was held at the historic Oondatje Theatre of the Royal Geographical Society in London. On Thursday, Benjamin Herfort and Melanie Eckle talked about the latest achievements, current state and future avenues of data quality assessments in OpenStreetMap. […]

  • Talk at University of Warwick

    Next Wednesday, René Westerholt will talk about the spatial analysis of Twitter data. The talk is part of the “WISC Seminar Series,” which is hosted by the Warwick Institute for the Science of Cities at University of Warwick, Coventry, UK. The talk starts by highlighting the types of spatial analyses that have been conducted so […]

  • Upcoming talk: Deriving urban land use from image data

    On next Monday, Dr. Tessio Novack from the Technical University of Munich (photogrammetry and remote sensing research group) will give the second presentation in our currently running GIScience colloquium lecture series. He will introduce some of the main approaches for deriving land use information from remote sensing imagery. Further, potentials and limitations of corresponding techniques […]

  • Detection, modelling and visualisation of space-related emotions from user-generated content: First colloquium talk of the semester by Eva Hauthal

    The new semester has just begun, and therefore a further series of colloquium talks will start soon. We are pleased to announce an upcoming talk by Dr.-Ing. Eva Hauthal who will make the start. She is currently fellow of the Institute for Cartography at the Technical University of Dresden. In her talk she will introduce […]

  • Crowdsourcing Accessibility Information – Talk at University of Education Heidelberg

    Yesterday, a talk was given by Stefan Hahmann within the frame of the colloquium series of the geography department at Heidelberg University of Education. The talk was entitled “Crowdsourcing for individual needs – the example of wheelchair routing“. Besides a general introduction to the field of crowdsourcing, VGI and OpenStreetMap, our research and development activities […]