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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
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<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

"We have to do better at producing tools to support the whole research cycle—from data capture and data curation to data analysis and data visualization."
Jim Gray 2007

"Data and information flow will be far more valuable than hardware and software."
Grace Hopper, On the future of computing. Talk at MIT Lincoln Laboratory on 25 April 1985

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 -- if you are interested in a PhD under my supervision have a look at my publications and relate to my interests.

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