The research group CartoGIS focusses on the techniques for analysing geographical data and for visualizing these on maps.
The CartoGIS research group in centred on geographical information, as this underpins both the domain of cartography and geographical information science.
A broad multidisciplinarity (computer sciences, archaeology, cognition, sport sciences) characterizes the conducted projects.
In these, the group focusses on the use of modern methodologies (e.g. eye tracking, WiFi tracking, UAVs, etc.) and development of innovative technologies (e.g. navigation apps, 3D webGIS, etc.).
Keywords: transport, accessiblity and GIS — cartography and map use — historical cartography — 4D GIS for archaeology — flood risks — indoor wayfinding — moving objects — GIS in education
Monday, 22 May 2023, Long Zhang successfully defended his doctorate. “Attribute trajectory analysis: analyzing the dynamics of non-spatial data as trajectories”.
Supervisors are Prof. dr. Nico Van de Weghe (UGent), Prof. dr.…Read more
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