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enviroCar Newsletter ….. Issue 3/December 16, 2015

December 18th, 2015 @ 14:00 by Ann Hitchcock
Posted in 52°North, enviroCar


The enviroCar Newsletter provides information about current developments and activities. It is published on a quarterly basis. (more…)

Using enviroCar data for cost attributes in routing applications

December 16th, 2015 @ 15:28 by Ann Hitchcock
Posted in 52°North, enviroCar

routing via consumption

Master Thesis by Fabian von Bechen

Traffic is one of the biggest sources of CO2 emission in Germany. Research to reduce these emissions focuses on the development of low-emission drive systems or electric engines. Another possibility to avoid CO2 emissions is environmentally friendly routing. Fabian von Bechen took this approach in his Masters thesis “The use of floating car data for cost attributes in routing applications”. (more…)

ILWIS in 2016

December 3rd, 2015 @ 16:13 by Martin Schouwenburg
Posted in Communities, ILWIS


This will be my last blog for this year. I am on holidays after today, so no more ramblings for a while. Traditionally in the last month of the year, you look back on the past year and look forward to the next. So, here is my take on it. (more…)

Google Summer of Code Mentor Summit 2015

November 30th, 2015 @ 08:55 by Carsten Kessler
Posted in 52°North, GSoC
This year marked 52° North’s fourth participation as a mentoring organization for Google Summer of Code. Six students worked with us over the summer and helped to improve enviroCar and ILWIS, and developed a statistics tool for OGC Web Services, as well as a 3D connection map for WorldViz.


Ilwis and QGIS

November 24th, 2015 @ 15:25 by Martin Schouwenburg
Posted in Communities, ILWIS

Last week there was a QGIS course at our institute. Since the Ilwis-objects work consumes all my times these days, I didn’t attend myself. I did, however, find it interesting to hear what others thought about it. After all, why are we building Ilwis-objects if a big, successful open source package exists in the same niche? Good question, but then again why is Volkswagen building cars when Toyota is doing the same? Functionally, they are the quite similar, aren’t they? They have four weels,  an engine and some controls. No need for others… (more…)

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