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Prof. dr. Philippe De Maeyer

+32 (0)9 264 46 88
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Krijgslaan 281, S8, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

Philippe De Maeyer is senior full professor in cartography and GIS; he is the chair of the Department of Geography. His research topics cover cartography (esp. historical) and applications of GIS in different domains (such as archaeology, risk calculation and hydrography). He is full member of the Royal Academy of Overseas Sciences and chair of the National Committee of Geography.

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Recent Publications

  • De Maeyer (2016) — (Rechts)Vergelijkende studie Belgisch kadaster en buitenlandse kadasters.
  • Saleh, Allaert, De Maeyer (2015) — An advanced emergency management system based geo-information and optimisation methodology for natural disaster risk reduction in Syria. (In: INTERNATIONAL GEOINFORMATICS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT JOURNAL)
  • De Maeyer, De Coene (2016) — 240 jaar landdekkende grootschalige basiscartografie in België.
  • De Roo, Lonneville, Bourgeois, De Maeyer (2016) — From virtual globes to ArcheoGIS: determining the technical and practical feasibilities. (In: PHOTOGRAMMETRIC ENGINEERING AND REMOTE SENSING)
  • De Roo, Bourgeois, De Maeyer (2017) — Usability assessment of a virtual globe-based 4D archaeological GIS.
  • De Roo, Bourgeois, De Maeyer (2016) — Information flows as bases for archeology-specific geodata infrastructures: an exploratory study in Flanders. (In: JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • De Roo, Stal, Lonneville, De Wulf, Bourgeois, De Maeyer (2016) — Spatiotemporal data as the foundation for an archaeological stratigraphy extraction and management system. (In: JOURNAL OF CULTURAL HERITAGE)
  • Neutens, Daniels, Minnen, Glorieux, De Maeyer, Van de Weghe (2014) — Spatial and temporal fluctuations in individual accessibility: a comparative analysis among subgroups of the population. (In: GEOGRAFISK TIDSSKRIFT-DANISH JOURNAL OF GEOGRAPHY)
  • Claeys Boùùaert, De Baets, Vervust, Neutens, De Maeyer, Van de Weghe (2016) — Computation and visualisation of the accuracy of old maps using differential distortion analysis. (In: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SCIENCE)
  • Viaene, Vansteenkiste, Lenoir, De Wulf, De Maeyer (2016) — Examining the validity of the total dwell time of eye fixations to identify landmarks in a building. (In: JOURNAL OF EYE MOVEMENT RESEARCH)