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Disclaimer: The list below contains projects, in which I took part in different roles (lead, proposal writing, staff, software development, conception, etc.). Naturally, all of the projects below have been conceived and carried out in cooperation with other researchers. I would like to express my gratitude to my collaboration partners. Team members can be found on the web sites of the respective project.
The financial figures below show the overall project budget and my institute's share in brackets.

[   Co-financed Projects   ]


03/2018
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02/2020

HUMAN+
Ensuring Humanitarian Safety through Real-time Situational Awareness for Efficient Management of Migration Movements.
FFG/BMBF project (University of Salzburg): k€3,373 (k€373)

05/2014
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02/2019

Urban Emotions   [ LINK ]
Contextual Emotion Information for Spatial Planning using Real-time Emotion Sensor Measurements and Crowdsourced Data from Geo-Social Networks.
DFG project (University of Salzburg and Heidelberg University): k€890 (k€420)

11/2016
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01/2019

E2mC - Evolution of Emergency Copernicus Services   [ LINK ]
Integration of social media analysis and crowdsourced information within both the Mapping and Early Warning Components of Copernicus Emergency Management Service (EMS).
Horizon 2020 - H2020-EO-2016 project (University of Salzburg): k€1,850 (k€117)

09/2016
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08/2019

The Scales and Structures of Intra-Urban Spaces
Provide a theoretical foundation for the first law of geography through proximity-similarity relationships, and quantify neighbourhood boundaries and of hierarchical relationships between intra-urban neighbourhoods.
FWF project (University of Salzburg, with Dr. Mark Padgham): k€209 (k€209)

05/2014
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07/2015

Spatio-temporal Analysis of Pathogens and their Environment - Tools for an Integrated Approach
Spatio-temporal Movement Patterns of Malaria Parasite Subtypes With Regard to the Risk of Symptomatic Malaria.
HCE seed project (Heidelberg University): k€16 (k€8)

02/2013
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10/2015

People as Sensors and Collective Sensing - Real-time Geo-Analysis and Visualisation of Urban Processes   [ LINK ]
Collaboration development with Harvard University (USA) and MIT (USA).
International Mobility project (Heidelberg University): k€16 (k€16)

02/2013
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01/2015

HereHeat: Management of Health Risks during Extreme Heat Events with Near-Real-Time Location-based Decision Support via Mobile Services
Using smartphones and crowd-sourced data to assess and communicate health risks.
HCE seed project (Heidelberg University): k€16 (k€5)

12/2012
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05/2016

Tools for Energy Potential Analysis and Structural Optimisation of Storage Facilities in Regional Energy Systems   [ LINK ]
GIS-based tools for analysing the potential and optimizing the structure of decentralized storage facilities in regional energy systems.
BWplus project (Heidelberg University): k€860 (k€262)

01/2014
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04/2015

SmartSensor-IQS   [ LINK ]
Smart quality assurance for geo-sensor data in near real time.
FFG BRIDGE project (RSAFG - iSPACE): k€199 (k€114)

03/2012
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09/2014

SCADA ::: GIS   [ LINK ]
Integration of SCADA and GIS systems using open standards.
FFG BRIDGE project (RSAFG - iSPACE): k€200 (k€110)

09/2008
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08/2011

GENESIS - GENeric Sustainable European Information Space for Environment   [ LINK ]
GENESIS has two basic aims: 1.) to establish an open and standards-based infrastructure for managing, analyzing and providing environmental information and 2.) to demonstrate the efficiency of the solution through three thematic pilots
EC FP7 project (RSAFG - iSPACE): k€14,000 (k€266)

11/2009
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03/2011

G2real - Galileo-based GMES Real-time Emergency Support Testbed, real-time Exercise and Development of Services   [ LINK ]
Development and test of new pre-operational GMES services in the field of emergency and disaster management, and rescue operations utilising Galileo
EC FP6 project (RSAFG - iSPACE): k€881 (k€164)

02/2005
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12/2009

Live Geography - Standardised Geo-sensor Webs for Real-time Monitoring in Urban Environments
Development of a standardised way for system design and integration using architecture methods in the context of Sensor Webs and real-time processing environments
PhD project (University of Salzburg, Austria and MIT, Boston, US): k€45 (k€45)

02/2007
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01/2009

Real-time Geo-awareness   [ LINK ]
Building a prototypical Sensor Web Enablement compliant network of sensors and combining current measurement data with external and historical data in process models for server-based real-time processing
FFG BRIDGE project (RSAFG - iSPACE): k€200 (k€118)

01/2004
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10/2007

BRICKS - Building Resources for Integrated Cultural Knowledge Services
Integration of existing digital resources into a common and shared Digital Library and implementation of a visualisation component for historical findings in Great Britain
EC FP6 Project (RSAFG - iSPACE/DME): k€12,200 (k€600)

[   Industrial Cooperation Projects   ]


07/2015
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08/2016

Physiological Geo-sensing using Wearable Sensors
Evaluation of wearable body sensors for health applications and development of a theoretical and architectural concept.
Cardio 24, ABIOS GmbH(University of Salzburg): k€10 (k€10)

10/2011
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02/2014

4D Real-time Augmented Reality
Interactive visualisation of 4D geo-phenomena on smartphones.
Wikitude GmbH (UOS): €4,000

10/2011
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01/2014

Performance-optimised Web-based 4D Visualisation
Dynamic visualisation of maritime data as a Web-based interactive information service.
Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute €8,000

09/2011
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11/2013

User Experience in Map-based Geo-portals
Empirical assessment of requirements and creation of design guidelines for geo-portals.
WhereGroup GmbH (UOS): €4,000

07/2011
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08/2013

A GIS-based Concept for Solar Energetic Examination of New Building Projects
Empirical requirements assessment and prototypical implementation of a planning tool.
IPSYSCON GmbH (UOS): €4,000

05/2004
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01/2005

Global Communication and Positioning in Harsh Environments
Development of an innovative approach to overcome shortcomings of Global Navigation Satellite Systems [GNSSs] in terms of availability and reliability
XCube Communications Inc.

05/2004
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03/2005

Geocoding Web-Service with Java Web-Services Developing Framework and SOAP
Implementation of a standards-compliant gazetteer service
Austrian Research Centers GmbH (RSAFG - iSPACE): €3,500

08/2002
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09/2002

Reliability Testing of a 155MBit/s Laser Connection
Evaluation of a point-to-point laser connection in terms of reliability during different weather conditions such as snow, rain or fog for TCP and UDP packet streams
Deutsche Telekom AG, Germany: €2,000

[   Independent Research Projects   ]


Heidelberg University

  • Public Online Participation - Participatory energy infrastructure planning
  • Human-environmental Interaction Dynamics - using mobile phone data

University of Osnabrück

  • Towards 4D Cartography - Four-dimensional Dynamic Maps for Understanding Spatio-temporal Correlations in Lightning Events

MIT SENSEable City Lab

  • Flickr'ing Cities - analysis of Flickr and other "social sensor" data
  • Common Scents - fine grained air quality data with a view to support citizens' short term decisions
  • WikiCity - Creating a new platform for storing and exchanging data which are location and time-sensitive

RSAFG - iSPACE

  • People as Sensors: Mobile SafeGuard - personalised geo-tracking for emergency management
  • InLocate - indoor location system based on ZigBee technology
  • geOpinion - geo-collaboration framework
  • SWSA - Sensor-Web Driven Situational Awareness