Academic Presentations

The following is our list of academic presentations. The general presentations are available on this page.


An open source approach for the intrinsic assessment of the temporal accuracy, up-to-dateness, lineage and thematic accuracy of OpenStreetMap Marco Minghini, Maria Antonia Brovelli and Francesco Frassinelli

Mapping Spatial Distribution of Mangrove Forest in Mafia Island in Tanzania Using Landsat-8 OLI Imagery and in situ data

Joseph Stephen Mayunga and Guido A. Uhinga

Open Foris and Google Earth Engine linking expert participation with natural resource mapping and remote sensing training in Tanzania

Ulpu Leinonen, Joni Koskinen, Harun Makandi, Ernest Mauya and Niina K‰yhkˆ

Towards understanding the impact of mapathons – Reflecting on YouthMappers experiences

Serena Coetzee, Marco Minghini, Patricia Solis, Victoria Rautenbach and Cameron Green

Fostering pre-university student participation in OSGeo through the Google Code-in competition

Victoria Rautenbach, Margherita Di Leo, VerÛnica Andreo, Luca Delucchi, Helmut Kudrnovsky, Jeff McKenna and Sergio Acosta Y Lara

Capacity Building for High-Resolution Land Cover Intercomparison and Validation: what is available and what is needed

Maria Antonia Brovelli, Hao Wu, Marco Minghini, Xinyan Zheng, Monia Elisa Molinari and Jun Chen

Building geospatial competences in Tanzanian Universities with open source solution

Niina Kayhko, Christopher William, Joseph Mayunga, Makame Omar Makame, Ernest Mauya and Antero Jarvi

A semi-automatic procedure for a demographic analysis of the FOSS4G developersí community

Daniele Oxoli, Haekyong Kang and Maria Antonia Brovelli

Overcoming data scarcity for energy access planning with open data – The example of Tanzania

Catherina Cader, Setu Pelz, Alin Radu and Philipp Blechinger

Electricity infrastructure planning: Evaluating solar potential assessments for informal settlements using GRASS and freely available data

Luqmaan Hassim, Serena Coetzee and Victoria Rautenbach

Linked Data Viewing as part of the Spatial Data Platform of the Future

Erwin Folmer, Wouter Beek and Laurens Rietveld

Projects based on the Web Processing Service framework Birdhouse

Carsten Ehbrecht, Tom Landry, Nils Hempelmann, David Huard and Stephan Kindermann

Implementation of a comprehensive and effective geoprocessing workflow environment

Rob Lemmens, Martin Schouwenburg, Bas Retsios and Chris Mannaerts

Adding 3D GIS visualization and navigation to the SPARQL query loop

Wouter Beek, Erwin Folmer, Laurens Rietveld, Tony Baving and Vincent van Altena

The use of the UAV images for the building 3D model generation

Giuseppina Vacca, Aldo Banni, Andrea Dessi and Giuseppe Furfaro

New Source of Geospatial Data: Crowdsensing by Assisted and Autonomous Vehicle Technologies

Charles Toth, Zoltan Koppanyi and Maria Gabriela Lenzano

Improving Path Query Performance In pgRouting using A Map Generalization Approach

Rohith Reddy Sankepally and Rajan Krishnan Sundara

Hierarchical path planning for walking (almost) anywhere

Knut Landmark and Espen Messel

Open Network for Local Self Sustainability, boosting bioregional development through an open data sharing system.

Matteo Clementi, Carlotta Fontana and Alessandro Rogora

Coastal mapping and Kitesurfing

Julien Barde, Sylvain Bonhommeau, Emmanuel Chassot and Beenesh Motah

Adoption of geospatial governance in the context of e-government in Tanzania: Addressing Bottlenecks in Spatial Data Infrastructure Development

Zakaria Ngereja, Evaristo Liwa and Francis Buberwa

Developing a Land Cover Classification of Salt Marshes using UAS Time-Series Imagery and FOSS4G

Daniel Myers, Ryan Wicks, Forrest Bowlick and Charlie Schweik

Redeployable, Open Standards, Open Source and Open Data Stack for building a Federated Marine Data Management and Decision Support System for South Africa

Graeme Mcferren, Raymond Molapo and Bryan McAlister