Geographic Information Systems

GIScience Center: Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

GIScience Center is responsible for teaching and research in geographic information science within the Department of Geography. Three divisions of our department make up the GIScience Center:

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Geographic Information Visualization & Analysis (GIVA) 
GeoComputation (GeoComp)
 

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​​​​​​How to make health care service provision more equitable and greener

How to make health care service provision more equitable and greener
How to make health care service provision more equitable and greener
The Track&Know dashboard allows to visualize and compare different spatial configurations of facility locations. In the foreground, we see the current facility locations (blue markers) and the optimally placed new locations (green markers). The algorithm seeks to optimally place the facilities with respect to the demand population shown in the background. Hence, the solutions in the left panel (OSA risk population) and in the right panel (patient population) are different.

Big mobility data are being generated on a daily basis. How can they help to make road transportation greener, safer, and accessibility to services such as health care more equitable? Within a Horizon 2020 project we have developed big data technology and demonstration studies.
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