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Stephan Winter
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil.
Discipline Leader, Geomatics
Department of Infrastructure Engineering
The University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010
phone +61 3 8344 7875
email winter@unimelb.edu.au
url http://www.ie.unimelb.edu.au
url http://www.think-geo.info

<map> (campus map),
<map> (OSM),
<satellite image> (Google),
-37.799798, 144.960845 (lat/lon),
6WZ4V.M3W9 (mapcode),
fats.wires.belt (what3words)

"This geospatial stuff is going to get bigger, faster than anybody thinks."
Kevin Kelly, former WIRED editor

"Maps become a user interface to many things [...]
Geography is another way, a different way, to organise information."
Financial Times 21.5.2008

"Essentially, all models are wrong but some are useful."
George Box


Professional development

Research projects

Teaching and supervision

  • Foundations of Spatial Information
  • Advanced Topics in GIScience
  • Spatial Information Research Projects
  • PhD (on request):
    I am offering to supervise research projects in the area of spatial human-computer interaction, spatio-temporal data mining, geographic information retrieval, intelligent transportation systems and in the general area of geographic information science (the 'science about GIS'). This means I am not supervising projects using GIS for a particular study applying some GIS analysis (the 'science with GIS').

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