Information about events and activities connected with the AmSI group

ARC Linkage Project update meeting

‘Networks, neighborhoods and newborns: defining household and local area influences on social connectedness, to understand pathways to health’ SenseKnow team presented preliminary findings at this meeting. Myeonghun generated people trajectories based on CATI data and discovered frequent patterns of location … Continue reading

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Keynote at user centered design project

Matt presented a user centered design approach to communicate complexity and uncertainty for the formation of infectious diseases health policy at User Centered Project. This project is linked with Sense + Know project by forging new collaborations in visualization, knowledge … Continue reading

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Pilot experiment for communicating complexity and uncertainty

The pilot experiment was conducted with  volunteer students in Spatial Visualization class. The aim of this experiment is to enable policy makers to make informed and effective decisions using visualization. Mathematical models are increasingly used to help policy makers to … Continue reading

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Academic visitors

There are two academic visitors from China. One is Assoc. Prof. Gen Tian from the Department of Geoinformatics, Henan Polytechnic University. He has a background in GIS and an interest in sensor networks. The other is Guo Cheng from the … Continue reading

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Dr. Susanne’s new position

Dr. Susanne Bleisch left us in March to begin a new chapter in her career at FNHW University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland. She will take up her new position as Professor for Geovisualization and Visual Analytics. Over the past … Continue reading

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Sense+Know project meeting

A Sense+Know project meeting was held at the University of Melbourne on Thursday 13 February.  Several project partners joined the meeting: Matt Duckham, Allison Kealy, Stephan Winter, Susanne Bleisch, Jarod Lyon, David Medyckyj-Scott and Myeonghun Jeong. The meeting reviewed progress … Continue reading

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Welcome Myeonghun

Myeonghun Jeong (http://myeonghun.org) has joined us as PostDoc in the sense+know project team. He has submitted his PhD thesis on “Qualitative characteristics of fields monitored by a resource-constrained geosensor network” a few days ago. Welcome, Myeonghun!

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Award for Lukas

Lukas Bähler won the ‘allnav AG Award’ with his Masters thesis “Improving the use of sensor network data for bushfire modeling and response“. Lukas researched and wrote his Masters thesis in the AmSI group at the University of Melbourne during … Continue reading

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Alexander Klippel visits

Associate Professor Alexander Klippel from Pennsylvania State University visited the AmSI group 14-18 October 2013. He is a project partner in the sense+know project and collaborates on various research activities in the project.  

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RISER project commences

The RISER (Resilient Information Systems for Emergency Response) project officially commenced on 16th September 2013. This collaborative project (comprising researchers at the University of Melbourne, IBM Australia, UCSD, Monash University, and the Office of the Fire Services Commissioner Victoria) is improving … Continue reading

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