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:

  • Technical aspects (such as programming APIs, data formats, etc.)
  • Specific design aspects in the face of user orientation, participation, collaboration
  • Quality of map design and measures for quality assurance
  • Aspects of data privacy

Both theoretical work and best practice applications are expected, of course, also ongoing work is welcome.

Important dates:

March 31, 2012: Submission of abstracts (approx. 1 page, PDF or MS Word format) – submit via E-Mail

April 30, 2012: Notification of authors and publication of preliminary program.

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

For more information: Please contact Jochen Schiewe.

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About fjbehr

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Franz-Josef Behr, Professor of Geoinformatics at Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences (http://www.gis-management.de/). His specializations include * Internet, Internet GIS * XML, GML, SVG * Data exchange and Interoperability * Visualization * Open Source Solutions * Consulting Member of the DIN working group NA 005-03-03 AA "Arbeitsausschuss Kartographie und Geoinformation" (Sp CEN/TC 287+ISO/TC 211). He is the author of two authoritative books on GIS in German, one is "Strategisches GIS-Management", published by Wichmann Verlag (2004). The second is "Einführung in Geographische Informationssysteme" (1997).

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