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)
Assessing the Transferability of Physical Activity Type Detection Models: Influence of Age Group Is Underappreciated
When computers write stories
There are about 7000 natural languages in the world, and four of them in Switzerland alone. Computers nowadays can artificially produce natural sentences and whole stories. Take the test and write your own story together with a computer.
Contact-tracing in cultural evolution: a Bayesian mixture model to detect geographic areas of language contact
Contact tracing of a different kind. The latest paper in Royal Society INTERFACE by Peter Ranacher, Nico Neureiter, Rik van Gijn, Barbara Sonnenhauser, Anastasia Escher, Robert Weibel, Pieter Muysken and Balthasar Bickel introduces a novel algorithm
Indoor landmark selection for route communication: the influence of route-givers’ social roles and receivers’ familiarity with the environment
How to make health care service provision more equitable and greener
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 the Horizon2020 project Track&Know we have developed big data technology and demonstration studies.