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Frank joined the ITC in 2014 as an Assistant Professor. His main research interests are collaborative and crowdsourced approaches to creating and processing geographic information, e.g. involving OpenStreetMap, geosocial media, or citizen science, and their impact on reproducibility and representativeness of results. Since 2009, he holds a PhD (Dr. sc. nat.) from the University of Zurich. Previous work includes three years as a post-doctoral researcher at the Joint Research Center of the European Commission, and several years as a research assistant at the Universities of Zurich and Hamburg on EU-funded projects on user-generated geographic content and spatio-temporal data analysis in urban contexts.

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Research Output

Automatic identification of eyewitness messages on twitter during disasters

Zahra, K., Imran, M. & Ostermann, F. O., 1 Jan 2020, In : Information processing & management. 57, 1, p. 1-15 15 p., 102107.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  • 7 Citations (Scopus)

    Internet of Things in Geospatial Analytics

    Kamilaris, A., Ostermann, F. O., Granell, C., Kotsev, A. & Trilles, S., Jan 2020, Manual of Digital Earth. Guo, H., Goodchild, M. F. & Annoni, A. (eds.). Springer

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

    Reproducibilidad en AGILE: Experiencias, logros y recomendaciones

    Granell, C., Hofer, B., Nüst, D., Ostermann, F. O. & Sileryte, R., 1 May 2020, In : Revista Cartográfica. 100, p. 155-172 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Open Access
    5 Downloads (Pure)

    Crowdsourced Toponym Handling in the Indonesian Legal and Regulatory Framework

    Perdana, A. P. & Ostermann, F. O., 9 Oct 2019, p. 1-6. 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Open Access
  • 14 Downloads (Pure)

    Eliciting Knowledge on Technical and Legal Aspects of Participatory Toponym Handling

    Perdana, A. P. & Ostermann, F. O., 5 Nov 2019, In : ISPRS international journal of geo-information. 8, 11, p. 1-16 16 p., 500.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 15 Downloads (Pure)