Georg Gartner was interviewed for the program “Diagonal” of the Ö1 radio station regarding the topic of “Manipulation with maps”.
Courses for WS 2008/2009 are online in the teaching section.
Prof. Yan Li (right) and Dr. Yang Cao (left) from South China Normal University visited our research group.
Prof. Yan Li overviewed one of her research topics. The title of her CartoTalk was An Extension of Spatial Functionality for SVG Specification.
Professor Yan LI is vice Director of School of Computer, and Director of Spatial Information Research Center, South China Normal University in Guangzhou, China. She focuses on the theories and methods of spatial information and also on Remote Sensing and GIS applications. Some related projects are: “Spatial Information Integration and applications in Guangdong”, “a prototype of hyper-spectral image processing System development”, “Environment monitoring with hyper-spectra data”, “A XML based spatial information service system” etc.
Find all CartoTalks here.
Ivana Brković from the University of Zagreb, Croatia, Faculty of Philosophy, Dep. of Croatian Language and Literature was with us between 21 July and 14 August 2008 to work on her PhD.
Ioannis Delikostidis from ITC Enschede gave a CartoTalk on 17 July 2008 on the topic of
Geo-identification and pedestrian navigation with geo-mobile applications: how do users proceed?
Please find out more in his presentation slides.
Our PhD student Markus Jobst held his oral defense of his dissertation on July 15, 2008. His thesis is entitled
Ein semiotisches Modell für die kartographische Kommunikation mit 3D
Research group cartography congratulates!
This year Research Group Cartography is involved in KinderUni Technik (University for Children) with 3 lectures:
- Mika: Weißt du, wo du bist? Wie die Erdoberfläche zu einer Karte wird.
- Eszter: Kennst du die Geographie von Österreich? Interaktive Kartenlernspiele im Internet.
- Antje and Felix: Die Vermessung der Welt. Wie kommt die Welt in die Karte und wie die Karte in die Welt?