Thursday, April 17, 2014

u_Lecture: Euro Beinat on Collective Sensing

On May 2nd, Prof Euro Beinat will be speaking on 'Data Science and Predictive Analytics', exploring the emerging world of collective sensing, how new data streams such as social media or digital transactions provide new sources to understand our collective behavior and make complex systems such as cities more transparent.

Prof Beinat is professor at Z_GIS, and leads research on Data Analytics and Collective Sensing within the PhD School for GIScience at the University of Salzburg. He coined the term "Collective Sensing" for describing the growing science and practice of measuring and predicting the dynamics of large complex systems, such as cities, based on aggregating anonymous digital breadcrumbs left by all of us during daily personal or business activities (for links to current research, see

To register for this lecture, go to

'u_Lectures' are a successful webinar format, presenting invited speakers from academia, the GI industry, public administration, NGOs and other actors in the field of Geoinformatics and GIScience. Available primarily to UNIGIS alumni and active UNIGIS students, this online lecture series serves as a professional and academic ‚updating‘ opportunity within a generic ‚lifelong learning‘ framework.