Prof. Dr. Sabine Timpf

Professor for Geoinformatics // Managing Director
Geoinformatics
Phone: +49 821 598 2313
Email:
Room: 2022 (B)
Visiting hours: WiSe 2019/20 Tue 11-12 or by appointment via e-mail
Address: Alter Postweg 118, 86159 Augsburg

Further Information

Visiting hours: please check Digicampus for specific time slots.

 

Portfolios: please leave your portfolio in my letter box (at the north entrance of the geography building). If you want to pick up your portfolio, please check with Mrs. Stuis (room 2016).

 

                        

 

Research Foci

  • spatial cognition in geo-spatial activities (wayfinding and navigation, landscape planning)
  • enabling modern mobility using information technology
  • urban intelligent (and complex) systems
  • agent-based modelling and simulation
  • appropriation of spaces and health
  • data mining for spatio-temporal phenomena

Courses / Teaching

(applied filters: semester: current | institute: Institut für Geographie | lecturers: Sabine Timpf | course types: Vorlesung, Vorlesung + Übung, Pflichtvorlesung, Seminar, Praktikum, Exkursion, Projektseminar, Projektstudium, Projekt)

Newest Publications

please have a look at my google scholar and researchgate profiles.

 

2019

  • Timpf, Sabine (2019): Categorisations: AI. KI 33(4): 313-314, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13218-019-00629-7
  • S Timpf, C Schlieder, M Kattenbeck, B Ludwig, K Stewart (2019):
    14th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory, COSIT 2019, September 9-13, 2019, Regensburg, Germany. LIPIcs 142, Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik 2019, ISBN 978-3-95977-115-3
  • Nuhn, E and Timpf, S (2019): Prediction of Landmarks Using (Personalised) Decision Trees. In: Gartner G, Huang H (eds) Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Location-Based Services, pp. 85-97. Vienna, Austria.

 

2018

  • NUHN, E and TIMPF, S (2018): Does interest influence landmark selection? Poster at the Spatial Cognition Conference, Tübingen.
  • KATTENBECK, Markus / NUHN, Eva / TIMPF, Sabine Timpf (2018): Is Salience Robust? A Heterogeneity Analysis of Survey Ratings. In: Winter, S., Griffin, A., Sester, M. (eds). Proceedings 10th International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience 2018), LIPICS Vol. 114.
  • NUHN, Eva / TIMPF, Sabine [2018]: An Overall Framework for Personalised Landmark Selection. In: Kiefer P., Huang H., Van de Weghe N., Raubal M. (eds) Progress in Location Based Services 2018. LBS 2018. Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography. Springer, Cham

 

2017

  • NUHN, Eva / TIMPF, Sabine (2017): A multidimensional model for selecting personalised landmarks. Journal of Location Based Services, 1-28.
  • NUHN, Eva / TIMPF, Sabine (2017): Towards Personalized Landmarks. In: Fogliaroni P, Ballatore A, Clementini E (eds) Proceedings of Workshops and Posters at the 13th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT 2017). Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography. Springer, Cham, pp. pp 101-103.
  • NUHN, Eva / TIMPF, Sabine (2017): Personal Dimensions of Landmarks. In: Bregt A, Sarjakoski T, Van Lammeren R, Rip F (eds) Societal Geo-innovation, AGILE 2017. Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography. Springer, Cham, pp. 129 -143
  • F Klügl, S Timpf (2017): Approaching interactions in agent-based modelling with an affordance perspective

    AAMAS Workshops (Selected Papers) 2017: 222-238

  • S Timpf (2017): Insights into Mapping the Imagined World of J.R.R. Tolkien

    In: Binding them all - Interdisciplinary Perspectives on JRR Tolkien and His Works (Eds. M. Kirner-Ludwig, S. Köser, & S. Streitberger), Walking Tree Publishers, Switzerland.

  • J Soentgen, K Hilbert, C von Groote-Bidlingmaier, G Herzog-Schröder, S Timpf (2017): Terra preta de índio: Commodification and Mythification of the Amazonian Dark Earths

    GAIA-Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society 26 (2), 136-143

 

2016

  • NUHN, Eva / TIMPF, Sabine (2016): A multidimensional model for personalized landmarks. In: Gartner G, Huang H (eds) Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Location-Based Services, pp. 4-6. Vienna, Austria.

 

 

OPUS Publication list

Sabine Timpf
2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998 | 1997 | 1996 | 1995 | 1994 | 1993 | 1992

2019

Sabine Timpf, Christoph Schlieder, Markus Kattenbeck, Bernd Ludwig and Kathleen Stewart (Ed.). 2019. 14th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory: COSIT 2019, September 9–13, 2019, Regensburg, Germany.
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Sabine Timpf. 2019. Categorisations: AI. DOI: 10.1007/s13218-019-00629-7
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Eva Nuhn and Sabine Timpf. 2019. Prediction of landmarks using (personalised) decision trees. DOI: 10.34726/lbs2019.16
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2018

Eva Nuhn and Sabine Timpf. 2018. An overall framework for personalised landmark selection. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-71470-7_12
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Christian Röger and Sabine Timpf. 2018. Indoor mapping for human navigation – a low-cost SLAM solution. DOI: 10.1553/giscience2018_01_s152
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Markus Kattenbeck, Eva Nuhn and Sabine Timpf. 2018. Is salience robust? A heterogeneity analysis of survey ratings. DOI: 10.4230/LIPIcs.GISCIENCE.2018.7
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2017

Eva Nuhn and Sabine Timpf. 2017. A multidimensional model for selecting personalised landmarks. DOI: 10.1080/17489725.2017.1401129
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Jean Damascène Mazimpaka and Sabine Timpf. 2017. How they move reveals what Is happening: understanding the dynamics of big events from human mobility pattern. DOI: 10.3390/ijgi6010015
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Eva Nuhn and Sabine Timpf. 2017. Personal dimensions of landmarks. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-56759-4_8
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Eva Nuhn and Sabine Timpf. 2017. Towards personalized landmarks. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-63946-8_21
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2016

Jörg Hähner, Sebastian von Mammen, Sabine Timpf, Sven Tomforde, Bernhard Sick, Kurt Geihs, Gerd Stumme, Gerrit Hornung and Thilo Goeble. 2016. "Know thyselves" - Computational Self-Reflection in Collective Technical Systems.
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Eva Nuhn and Sabine Timpf. 2016. A multidimensional model for personalized landmarks. DOI: 10.5167/uzh-127276
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Jean Damascène Mazimpaka and Sabine Timpf. 2016. A visual and computational analysis approach for exploring significant locations and time periods along a bus route. DOI: 10.1145/3003965.3003970
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Caitlin Doyle Cottrill, Jan Fabian Ehmke, Franziska Klügl and Sabine Timpf. 2016. Computational Challenges in Cooperative Intelligent Urban Transport (Dagstuhl Seminar 16091). DOI: 10.4230/DagRep.6.2.119
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Jonathan Bitsch, David Jonietz and Sabine Timpf. 2016. Eine agentenbasierte Fußgängersimulation zur Bewertung der Bewegungs- und Nutzungsmuster eines städtischen Platzes. DOI: 10.14627/537622050
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Johannes Schwer and Sabine Timpf. 2016. Local-Level Site-Selection Model for Integrated Carsharing Services. DOI: 10.1553/giscience2016_01_s243
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Jean Damascène Mazimpaka and Sabine Timpf. 2016. Trajectory data mining: A review of methods and applications. DOI: 10.5311/JOSIS.2016.13.263
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2015

Carolin von Groote-Bidlingmaier, Sabine Timpf and David Jonietz. 2015. Assessing the influence of road network connectivity on the predictive quality of a route probability calculation model.
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Jean Damascène Mazimpaka and Sabine Timpf. 2015. Exploring the Potential of Combining Taxi GPS and Flickr Data for Discovering Functional Regions. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-16787-9_1
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Carolin von Groote-Bidlingmaier, Hilbert Klaus, Johannes Christoph Schwer and Sabine Timpf. 2015. Interactive WebGIS for archaeological settlement pattern analysis – a requirement analysis.
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David Jonietz and Sabine Timpf. 2015. On the relevance of Gibson’s affordance concept for geographical information science (GISc). DOI: 10.1007/s10339-015-0719-4
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David Jonietz, Carolin von Groote-Bidlingmaier and Sabine Timpf. 2015. Testing a route probability model with floating car data.
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2014

Carolin von Groote-Bidlingmaier, David Jonietz and Sabine Timpf. 2014. Calculating Route Probability from Uncertain Origins to a Destination. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-11879-6_2
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Carolin von Groote-Bidlingmaier, Sabine Timpf and Hilbert Klaus. 2014. Erstellung von potenziellen Einflussgebieten auf der Basis von archäologischen Ausgrabungsorten – am Beispiel prähistorischer Kulturen im Amazonasgebiet.
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Carolin von Groote-Bidlingmaier, Sabine Timpf and Hilbert Klaus. 2014. Estimating Moving Regions out of Point Data – from Excavation Sites in the Amazon region to Areas of Influence of Prehistoric Cultures.
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M. Benedek, Carolin von Groote-Bidlingmaier and Sabine Timpf. 2014. GIS-gestützte Analyse und Optimierung von Bike-Sharing-Systemen.
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David Jonietz and Sabine Timpf. 2014. Modelling the Suitability of Places for Actions.
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Sebastian von Mammen, Carsten Grenz, Jörg Hähner, Sabine Timpf, Daniel Loebenberger, Stefan Mandl and Oleksandr Kozachuk. 2014. Organic Data: ein sicheres, dezentralisiertes Big Data Konzept.
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N. Karrais, Andreas Keler and Sabine Timpf. 2014. Routing through a continuous field constrained by a network.
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2013

Sabine Timpf and Patrick Laube (Ed.). 2013. Advances in Spatial Data Handling: Geospatial Dynamics, Geosimulation and Exploratory Visualization. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-32316-4
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David Jonietz and Sabine Timpf. 2013. An affordance-based simulation framework for assessing spatial suitability. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-01790-7_10
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Maria Vasardani, Sabine Timpf, Stephan Winter and Martin Tomko. 2013. From descriptions to depictions: a conceptual framework. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-01790-7_17
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David Jonietz, Wolfgang Schuster and Sabine Timpf. 2013. Modelling the suitability of urban networks for pedestrians: an affordance-based framework. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-00615-4_21
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2012

David Jonietz and Sabine Timpf. 2012. Entwicklung eines GIS-basierten Bikeablity-Index am Beispiel der Stadt Augsburg.
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David Jonietz and Sabine Timpf. 2012. Incorporating the influence of urban pedestrian infrastructure into a walking accessibility model.
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Carolin von Groote-Bidlingmaier and Sabine Timpf. 2012. Modeling and analysis of migration movement of pre-colonial cultures in the Amazon basin.
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Carolin von Groote-Bidlingmaier and Sabine Timpf. 2012. Optimierung eines netzwerkgestützten Beschilderungskonzepts.
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2011

D. Glenn Geers, Sabine Timpf and Steve Liang. 2011. CTS 2010 workshop report: the Third International Workshop on Computational Transportation Science, November 2 2010, San Jose, California. DOI: 10.1145/1966478.1966480
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Franziska Klügl, Michael Wißner, Sabine Timpf and Elisabeth André. 2011. Extended abstract: bridging virtual world visualization and multiagent simulation. DOI: 10.3233/978-1-60750-754-3-191
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Stephen C. Hirtle, Sabine Timpf and Thora Tenbrink. 2011. The effect of activity on relevance and granularity for navigation. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23196-4_5
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2010

Carolin von Groote-Bidlingmaier and Sabine Timpf. 2010. GIS-gestützte Bestimmung von Nah- und Fernzielen auf Radwanderwegen.
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Carolin von Groote-Bidlingmaier and Sabine Timpf. 2010. GIS-gestützte Bestimmung von Nah- und Fernzielen auf Radwanderwegen.
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Sven Grashey-Jansen and Sabine Timpf. 2010. Soil hydrology of irrigated orchards and agent-based simulation of a soil dependent precision irrigation system. DOI: 10.1166/asl.2010.1124
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2009

Sabine Timpf and Sven Grasher-Jansen. 2009. Simulating a wireless soil moisture sensor network using a multi-agent toolkit.
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Sabine Timpf. 2009. Towards simulating cognitive agents in public transport systems. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-226-8.ch008
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Frank O. Ostermann and Sabine Timpf. 2009. Use and appropriation of space in urban public parks: GIS methods in social geography. DOI: 10.5194/gh-64-30-2009
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2008

Sabine Timpf. 2008. "Location-based Services" – Personalisierung mobiler Dienste durch Verortung. DOI: 10.1007/s00287-007-0215-z
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Sabine Timpf. 2008. Appropriating places in public spaces: a multi-agent simulation.
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Sabine Timpf and Franziska Klügl. 2008. Grounding geo-spatial agents in multi-agent simulations.
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Sabine Timpf. 2008. Hierarchies and level of detail.
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Sabine Timpf. 2008. Interview mit Kai Nagel.
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David Caduff and Sabine Timpf. 2008. On the assessment of landmark salience for human navigation. DOI: 10.1007/s10339-007-0199-2
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Franziska Klügl and Sabine Timpf. 2008. Räumliche Mobilität und KI.
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Franziska Klügl, Sabine Timpf and Ute Schmid (Ed.). 2008. Workshop 1: Agent-Based Simulation - From Cognitive Modelling to Engineering Practice Kaiserslautern; Proceedings der KI’08.
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2007

Sabine Timpf and Werner Kuhn. 2007. Granularity transformations in wayfinding. DOI: 10.1007/3-540-45004-1_5
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2006

Sabine Timpf, F. O. Ostermann, A. Lusti and L. Böckli. 2006. Claiming personal space in public parks.
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Rolf Würth and Sabine Timpf. 2006. Ein Navigationsassistent für Fußgänger in der Stadt aufbauend auf den Strukturelementen von Kevin Lynch.
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Oliver Pearce and Sabine Timpf. 2006. Erreichbarkeit von Haltestellen des öffentlichen Verkehrs zu verschiedenen Tageszeiten.
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Urs-Jakob Rüetschi, David Caduff, Sabine Timpf, Frank Schulz and A. Wolff. 2006. Network routing by landmarks (extended abstract).
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Sabine Timpf. 2006. Wayfinding with mobile devices: decision support for the mobile citizen. DOI: 10.1007/3-540-31305-2_10
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2005

Sabine Timpf. 2005. Cognitive wayfinding agents in public transportation.
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Sabine Timpf, Urs-Jakob Rüetschi and David Caduff. 2005. Cognitive wayfinding agents in public transportation networks.
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Urs-Jakob Rüetschi and Sabine Timpf. 2005. Modelling wayfinding in public transport: network space and scene space. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-32255-9_2
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Urs-Jakob Rüetschi and Sabine Timpf. 2005. Representing scenes.
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E. Bühler-Conrad, Sabine Timpf, H. Elsasser, H. Kaspar and F. Ostermann. 2005. Sustainable design and management of urban public parks [poster].
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David Caduff and Sabine Timpf. 2005. The landmark spider – representing landmark knowledge for wayfinding tasks.
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Urs-Jakob Rüetschi and Sabine Timpf. 2005. Using image schemata to represent meaningful spatial configurations. DOI: 10.1007/11575863_127
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David Caduff and Sabine Timpf. 2005. Weaving the landmark web.
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2004

Sabine Timpf. 2004. Notes on the timely presentation of route related information.
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Urs-Jakob Rüetschi and Sabine Timpf. 2004. Schematic geometry of public transport spaces for wayfinding.
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2003

Corinna Heye and Sabine Timpf. 2003. Factors influencing the physical complexity of routes in public transportation networks.
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Sabine Timpf. 2003. Geographic activity models. DOI: 10.1201/9780203009543-19
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Corinna Heye, Urs-Jakob Rüetschi and Sabine Timpf. 2003. Komplexität von Routen in öffentlichen Verkehrssystemen.
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Walter Kuhn, Michael F. Worboys and Sabine Timpf (Ed.). 2003. Spatial information theory: foundations of geographic information science; International Conference, COSIT 2003, Kartause Ittingen, Switzerland, September 24-28, 2003; proceedings. DOI: 10.1007/b13481
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2002

Farshad Hakimpour and Sabine Timpf. 2002. A step towards geodata integration using formal ontologies.
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Sabine Timpf and Corinna Heye. 2002. Complexity of routes in multi-modal wayfinding [extended abstract].
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Sabine Timpf. 2002. Ontologies of wayfinding: a traveler's perspective. DOI: 10.1023/A:1014563113112
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2001

Sabine Timpf. 2001. A collage metaphor to support multi-modal wayfinding.

Sabine Timpf. 2001. Task models for geographic information processing.

Sabine Timpf. 2001. The information broker: problem-solving knowledge for location-based services.
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Farshad Hakimpour and Sabine Timpf. 2001. Using ontologies for the resolution of semantic heterogeneity in GIS.
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2000

Sabine Timpf and Werner Kuhn. 2000. Functional specifications of multilevel highway navigation [extended abstract].
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Sabine Timpf, Peter Kottik and Andrew U. Frank. 2000. Morphing between map scales.

1999

Sabine Timpf. 1999. Abstraction, levels of detail, and hierarchies in map series. DOI: 10.1007/3-540-48384-5_9
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1998

Sabine Timpf. 1998. Hierarchical structures in map series.
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Sabine Timpf. 1998. Map Cube Model – a model for multi-scale data.
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Florian A. Twaroch, Mario Heisler and Sabine Timpf. 1998. Zur Verfügbarkeit von Geodaten im Internet.
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1997

Sabine Timpf. 1997. Cartographic objects in a multiscale data structure.
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Sabine Timpf, Max J. Egenhofer and Andrew U. Frank. 1997. Ein konzeptionelles Modell für Navigation in Fernstrassennetzen.
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Sabine Timpf and Andrew U. Frank. 1997. Exploring the life of screen objects.
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Andrew U. Frank and Sabine Timpf. 1997. Metadaten – multimedial?.
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Andrew U. Frank and Sabine Timpf. 1997. Metadaten – vom Datenfriedhof zur multimedialen Datenbank.
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Sabine Timpf and T. Devogele. 1997. New tools for multiple representations.
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Sabine Timpf and Andrew U. Frank. 1997. Using hierarchical spatial data structures for hierarchical spatial reasoning. DOI: 10.1007/3-540-63623-4_43
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1996

Sabine Timpf. 1996. A multi-scale data structure for zooming..
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Sabine Timpf, M. Raubal and Werner Kuhn. 1996. Experiences with metadata.
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1995

Sabine Timpf and Andrew U. Frank. 1995. A multi-scale DAG for cartographic objects.
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Sabine Timpf and Andrew U. Frank. 1995. A multi-scale data structure for cartographic objects.
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W. Kuhn and Sabine Timpf (Ed.). 1995. Cosit’95 Doctoral Consortium.
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Andrew U. Frank and Sabine Timpf. 1995. Forschungsprojekte der Abteilung Geoinformation an der TU Wien.
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1994

P. Burrough, Sabine Timpf and et al.. 1994. Concepts and paradigms for spatial data: geographical objects with indeterminate boundaries; Report on the ESF workshop in Baden, Austria.

Andrew U. Frank and Sabine Timpf. 1994. Multiple representations for cartographic objects in a multi-scale tree — an intelligent graphical zoom. DOI: 10.1016/0097-8493(94)90008-6
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1993

Sabine Timpf. 1993. Ein konzeptionelles Modell für Navigation in Fernstrassennetzen.
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1992

Sabine Timpf, Gary S. Volta, David W. Pollock and Max J. Egenhofer. 1992. A conceptual model of wayfinding using multiple levels of abstraction. DOI: 10.1007/3-540-55966-3_21
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Sabine Timpf. 1992. Conceptual modeling of highway navigation.
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Curriculum Vita

Education

1998          Dr. techn. (Ph.D.) high honors, Technical University Vienna, Austria

1993          Dipl.-Ing. Surveying Engineering, University of Hannover, Germany

1992          M.Sc. University of Maine, ME, U.S.A.

 

Professional Experience

since 2008        Professor for Geoinformatics, University of Augsburg, Germany

2007-2008        Pro-term Professor for Geoinformatics, University of Augsburg, Germany

2006-2007        Research Grant, Department of Computer Science, University of Würzburg, Germany

2000-2006        Senior Research Associate (Oberassistentin), Center for Geographic Information Science, University of Zurich, Switzerland

1994-1999        Research Assistant (Universitätsassistentin), Department of Geoinformation, TU Vienna, Austria

02 - 04, 2003    Visiting scholar at the Department of Computer Science, University of Bremen, Germany

07 - 09, 1999    Visiting scholar at the Department of Computer Science, University of Hamburg, Germany

1996                 Visiting scholar at the IGN (National Mapping Agency of France), France

 

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