Adam Rousell

Berliner Straße 45
4. OG, Raum 002

Geographisches Institut
Abt. Geoinformatik
Im Neuenheimer Feld 348
69120 Heidelberg

Tel: +49 6221 54-19701
Fax: +49 6221 54-4529

Consultation Hours
by appointment

Dr. Adam Rousell

Dr. Adam Rousell is a PostDoc Researcher at the GIScience Research Group of the Institute of Geography in Heidelberg.

Research Interests
  • Virtual Reality
  • Perception of space
  • Urban Geographies
  • Software development
  • Web applications
  • Uncertainty
  • GeoCoding
Curriculum Vitae
  • June 2012/February 2014: Post-doc researcher at the University of Nottingham (UK) investigating the visualisation of uncertainty, and improving the sustainability of an e-learning materials repository through crowd-sourced methods.
  • January 2012/June 2012: Software engineer at Weatherford International (East Leake, UK)
  • 2013: PhD in Geographic Information Science – Spatial Task Performance in Virtual Geographic Environments , University of Leicester (UK)
  • 2008: Web applications developer at Xibis ltd. (Oadby, UK)
  • 2007: MSc in Geographic Information Science, University of Leicester (UK)
  • 2006: BSc (hons) in Computing, DeMontfort University (Leicester, UK)
  • 2015 3rd place in Best Poster Award, AGILE conference, Lisbon
Journal Articles
  • Rousell, A. & Zipf, A. (2017): Towards a landmark-based pedestrian navigation service using OSM data. International Journal of Geo-Information. International Journal of Geo-Information, 6(3), doi:10.3390/ijgi6030064
  • Juhász, L., Rousell, A. & Jokar Arsanjani, J. (2016): Technical Guidelines to Extract and Analyze VGI from Different Platforms. Data, 1(3), DOI: 10.3390/data1030015
  • John, S., Hahmann, S., Rousell, A., Loewner, M.-O., Zipf, A. (2016): Deriving incline values for street networks from voluntarily collected GPS traces. Cartography and Geographic Information Science. doi: 10.1080/15230406.2016.1190300
  • Rousell, A., Jarvis, C. and Brunsdon, C. (2016), The Role of Contextual Info-Marks in Navigating a Virtual Rural Environment. Transactions in GIS, 20: 1–19. doi:10.1111/tgis.12136
  • Fan H., Yang B., Zipf A. & Rousell A. (2015): A polygon-based approach for matching OpenStreetMap road networks with regional transit authority data, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2015.1100732
Conference Papers
Workshop contributions
  • Link-VGI: LINKing and analyzing Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) across different platforms. 19th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science. Helsinki, Finnland. (contribution of materials and demonstraiton for the "hands-on" session)
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