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Cátedras de Geoinformática y Ciencia SIG

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Una parte esencial de los focos de investigación en la ciencia de SIG (Geoinformática) se reflejan en la escuela de graduados de doctorado (CrowdAnalyser). Este grupo está constituido por numerosos estudiantes de doctorado e investigadores de posdoctorado, quienes estudian la calidad y potencial uso del contenido generado por usuarios (user-generated content, UGC). El foco principal se encuentra en la Información Geográfica Voluntaria (Volunteered Geographic Information, VGI). Se están desarrollando nuevos métodos de análisis espacio-temporal de fuentes de información tales como OpenStreetMap, Social Media y otros proyectos Web 2.0, los cuales van desde Twitter o Flickr, hasta cualquier otro tipo de redes geo-sociales. Muchos proyectos y servicios creados a partir de la evolución de las fuentes de información están demostrando la factibilidad de su uso en diferentes dominios. Adicionalmente se están desarrollando nuevos métodos para geoinformación 3D sobre la base de crowdsourcing.

Junto con investigar la VGI, Data Mining and LBS, el grupo de investigación tiene un fuerte enfoque en la geoinformación 3D. Las áreas correspondientes a ésta investigación comprenden la adquisición y recuperación de datos usando lo último en sensores remotos 3D tales como el escaneo laser (es decir LiDAR), enriquecidos por otras fuentes potenciales como son los datos crowdsourced provistos por “sensores humanos”. Aquí el foco primario es el desarrollo de algoritmos basados en SIG para el procesamiento y análisis de datos 3D, con el fin de mejorar la comprensión de fenómenos geográficos. Sus aplicaciones abarcan ambientes naturales (por ejemplo geomorfología, agricultura y silvicultura de precisión), y paisajes hechos por el hombre (por ejemplo Arqueología y patrimonio cultural digital, evaluación de potencial solar para edificios y modelos de precios hedónicos utilizando datos laser 3D).

Bernhard Höfle lidera el trabajo en procesamiento 3D e investigación LiDAR.

La investigación del grupo también aborda la investigación y desarrollo de nuevos Servicios de Información Geográfica (SIG) basados en la web, con diferentes ámbitos de aplicación tales como el manejo de desastres, eHumanities, agricultura, transportes, energía y medio ambiente.

Se pueden descubrir online servicios selectos (por ejemplo OpenRouteSevice.org, uni-heidelberg.de/openmapsurfer etc.).

Novedades actuales se pueden encontrar en giscienceblog.uni-hd.de (también en RSS-Feed).

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15.11.2018 19:42
Over 50 Open Source GIScience Repositories on GitHub

The GIScience Research Group at Heidelberg University and the Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology (HeiGIT) are happy to share the their GIScience github repository contains now already over 50 open source repositories and it’s still growing. These contain results from several research projects and in particular also some very active long term activities. Most of the tools [...]

13.11.2018 17:36
A place for place, CFP for TGIS Special Issue on Modelling and Analysing Platial Representations

Transactions in GIS - Special Issue about MODELLING AND ANALYSING PLATIAL REPRESENTATIONS. Editors: R Westerholt , F-B Mocnik, A Comber, C Davies, D Burghardt, and A Zipf A place for place – modelling and analysing platial representations Places are understood as locations and areas to which anthropogenic meaning is ascribed. As such, places have been [...]

12.11.2018 16:58
How much do you know about Wheelmap?

Within the European FP7 project “CAP4Access“, we studied the usage of crowdsourced geographic information (and more specifically OpenStreetMap data) for improving accessibility in selected European regions. This 3 year research study led to several implementations and extensions of Open Source GI solutions with respect to OSM data quality assessment as well as wheelchair routing and [...]

08.11.2018 14:16
GeOnG Conference 2018: Workshop Materials and Slides

After the successful GeOnG conference 2018 in chambery we want to thank the organizers and all participants. We contributed in several ways, as already highlighed in our previous blogpost. Now, we also want to share our slides and workshop material with everyone interested. Round table discussion: Machine Learning, AI & satellite imagery: what impact on humanitarian mapping: [...]

07.11.2018 13:15
Generating Customized Pleasant Pedestrian Routes Based on OpenStreetMap Data

In a newly published open access paper, we present a system that generates customized pedestrian routes entirely based on data from OpenStreetMap (OSM). The system enables users to define to what extent they would like the route to have green areas (e.g., parks, squares, trees), social places (e.g., cafes, restaurants, shops) and quieter streets (i.e., [...]

05.11.2018 13:59
Reisen für die Wissenschaft: Expeditionen, Exkursionen und Explorationen - HGG programme WS1819

Das Wintersemester hat begonnen und damit auch die Vortragsreihe der Heidelberg Geographischen Gesellschaft HGG. Wir möchten Sie herzlich einladen an den Vorträgen der HGG teilzunehmen. Das Rahmenthema dieses Semester lautet: Reisen für die Wissenschaft Expeditionen, Exkursionen und Explorationen Die Vorträge dieses Semester: ”And Germany pays you for asking us these questions?” Humangeograhische Reflexionen über das ethnologische Fremdverstehen Prof. Dr. [...]

02.11.2018 14:20
Linking GIScience and spatial epidemiology at the 10th Summer School for Spatial epidemiology, social media, and urban health

HeiGIT/GIScience member Sven Lautenbach acted both as part of the boards of directors and as an instructor at the 10th Summer School for Spatial epidemiology, social media, and urban health that took place at the Humboldt University in Bielefeld. This year’s summer school aimed at the use of social media to capture spatial patterns in [...]

02.11.2018 13:42
HeiGIT at Sustainable Development in Action

HeiGIT ran a workshop on geodata for sustainable development at the Sustainable Development in Action conference organized by the Heidelberg Center for Environment and Momentum Novum at Heidelberg University. Our workshop provided an overview about the importance of geodata to tackle the sustainable development goals (SDG) of the United Nations, highlighted the importance of bridging [...]

31.10.2018 14:17
On the Way to Platial Analysis: Can Geosocial Media Provide the Necessary Impetus? - Proceedings of the First Workshop on Platial Analysis (PLATIAL’18)

The proceedings of the PLATIAL’18 workshop (organized by R Westerholt, F-B Mocnik, and A Zipf) have been published: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1475269 The concept of “place” is about to become one of the major research themes in the discipline of geographical information science (GIScience), as well as in adjoining fields. Briefly put, while locations provide objective references (e.g., point coordinates), [...]

30.10.2018 11:28
New method for drainage ditch extraction from airborne LiDAR point clouds

In our most recent 3DGeo publication, colleagues from KU Leuven together with us developed a new method to extract drainage ditches from LiDAR point clouds in a fully automatic process. Ditches are often absent in hydrographic geodatasets and their mapping would benefit from a cost and labor effective alternative to field surveys. We propose [...]

In Memoriam Peter Meusburger
Peter Meusburger

On 18 December 2017, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Peter Meusburger died far too soon. We mourn for a great scientist, teacher and colleague. In the mid 90s he implemented the first GIS pool at Heidelberg University and started GIS related research. He will not be forgotten. ((Message of the University)

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