Today, Krzysztof Fleszar has defended his doctoral thesis (title: "Network-Design Problems in Graphs and on the Plane") in a public disputation. Congratulations to this last, successful step towards your PhD!
Falco Nogatz and Christian Hieke (insertEFFECT GmbH Nürnberg) took part in the Open Data Hackathon of Deutsche Bahn in Berlin. Their project "Preisvorsprung", an improved version of the travel information, won the major price.
Next year, the International Workshop on Exploring Old Maps (EOM 2017) will take place at the University of Würzburg. We are looking forward to meet on April 6 and 7, 2017, to discuss research on and with historical maps together with colleagues...
The project partners of the DFG priority programme "Volunteered Geographic Information" met in Würzburg to kick off the project. From our chair, two researchers (Thomas van Dijk and Sabine Storandt) are engaged in the programme.