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Accessible Map: Web-based maps for visually impaired people. | Web-basierte Kartengestaltung für Sehschwache.

AccessibleMap aims to give better access to online web-based maps, especially city maps, for people with visual impairments. The goal is to improve the orientation of the target group in cities, and therefore to support their mobility and independence. AccessibleMap focuses on a semantic spatial description based on the user’s needs and requirements.


SDI SemanticsSemantic Enrichment of Geodata: an Approach towards Producing Transferable Knowledge.

This PhD-project focuses on semantic mapping between the ontology classes formalizing the spatial entities and the field representation of geographic reality in order to produce transferable knowledge.





GI_Forum: The annual Geoinformatics Forum is co-located with the highly regarded annual German language conference on Applied Geoinformatics (AGIT). It offers full-fledged, intertwined tracks on GIScience & Technology and Learning.