COVID-19 - Spatial and Temporal Epidemiology   Geo-social Media Analytics for Monitoring the Spatio-temporal Spread of COVID-19     B Background The epidemiology of airborne infectious diseases such as the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 is an inherently spatiotemporal phenomenon. Moving through time and space, a disease can be tracked by interpreting geographical data such as medical incidence [...]



GeoSHARING   Analysing Geo-social Media using Geospatial Machine Learning to Support Humanitarian Decision-making     B Background User-generated geo-data from sources like social media, micro blogs, or mobile networks carry valuable information (spatial, temporal, semantic), which is able to support decision-making in humanitarian action. However, these data are methodologically challenging to analyse because of various [...]


AIFER – Artificial Intelligence for Emergency Response

AIFER - Artificial Intelligence for Emergency Response   Artificial intelligence for analysis and fusion of remote sensing and internet data for decision support in emergency management     B Background Disaster events and major damage situations such as floods, forest fires, extreme snow conditions or storms are increasingly presenting disaster control with major challenges in [...]

AIFER – Artificial Intelligence for Emergency Response2021-03-01T11:57:11+01:00

Spatio-temporal Epidemiology

Spatio-temporal epidemiology of emerging viruses   Leveraging crowdsourced data and occurrence data to improve early disease detection systems     B Background The field of Spatial Epidemiology has emerged based on the broad agreement that maps for infectious diseases of global importance are important for addressing the transmission potential, limits of transmission and underlying risk [...]

Spatio-temporal Epidemiology2021-03-08T09:23:26+01:00

Science Communication – Human Sensors

Science Communication - Human Sensors   How user-generated data can be used for citizen-centric urban planning     B Background Participatory, citizen-centered planning processes are a necessary, but still less acknowledged approach in the development of urban and spatial planning. The proactive involvement of citizens, coupled with the latest technological processes, in these planning activities [...]

Science Communication – Human Sensors2021-03-01T12:12:43+01:00

Twitter Geo-Epidemiological Feasibility Study

Twitter Geo-Epidemiological Feasibility Study   Improving epidemiological models by adding spatial and semantic information derived from social media data     M Methods Extracting Twitter posts that mention influenza, yellow fever, cholera, Ebola, and other diseases for 12 countries in Africa. Creating basic statistics like the number of tweets per capita per week per country [...]

Twitter Geo-Epidemiological Feasibility Study2021-03-01T12:12:52+01:00


  integrated Digital Earth Applications and Science lab     B Background The iDEAS:lab is an interactive laboratory for research-based learning at all levels, geoinformatics experiments and the general public. Equipped with innovative Digital Earth technologies, the focus is on the interface between real and virtual worlds. The iDEAS:lab offers modules that make Digital Earth [...]



MINT:labs MINT:labs for the Science City Itzling   B Background In recent years, Science City Itzling has developed into a nationally recognized location in the fields of chemistry, physics, materials research, computer science, human-computer interaction, data science and geoinformatics, with strengths both in basic research and in applications. The aggregation of important institutions from university [...]

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