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Kommission "Kartographie und Forschung"


Workshop on

Map creation from user generated data

October 8th, 2012, Hannover (just before Intergeo and Kartographentag 2012)


As the amount of user generated, spatio-temporal data grows exponentially, also the necessity of suitable cartographical representations increases more and more. Hence, this Workshop will address special aspects related to the generation of maps from user generated data, among others the topics of the workshop can be as follows:

Furthermore, this Workshop will be used to discuss a joint project topic that will be treated under the umbrella of the Commission of Cartography and Research.

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Map creation and cartographic communication in Web 2.0

Karsten Hoffmann (University of Osnabrück, Germany) 



Creating a worldwide 3D globe from user-generated data

Matthias Uden , Arne Schilling, Ming Li, Marcus Götz, Alexander Zipf (University of Heidelberg)



Individual Theme Route Planning on User-generated Content

Karsten Pippig, Dirk Burghardt, Nikolas Prechtel (TU Dresden, Germany)



The Impact of the Contributor in VGI projects

Silvia Klettner, Manuela Schmidt, Elisabeth Häusle, Renate Steinmann (TU Vienna / Salzburg Research Forschungsgesellschaft, Austria)



Mapping the spatial patterns of fields traffic and traffic intensity by means of GPS-data received from farm vehicles

Rainer Duttmann, Michael Nolde (University of Kiel, Germany)



Generating Sentiment Maps of Touristic Locations based
on Visitors' Reviews and OSM

Sarah Tauscher, Karl Neumann (TU Braunschweig, Germany)



Spatial delineation of geographic objects using an online knowledge repository

Tobias Dahinden (Leibniz University Hannover, Germany)



Applying User Generated Geographic Information from Social Networks for the Creation of Maps - Towards a Research Agenda

Oliver Roick (University of  Heidelberg, Germany)


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