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PhD defence Can Yang
On 16 december CAN YANG will defend his PhD work in the field of Geoinformatics, titled ‘Efficient Map Matching and Discovery of Frequent and Dominant Movement Patterns in GPS Trajectory Data’. The public defence can be attended via Zoom, starting 13.00. Due to the current situation, the event for the wider audience is online only.
Mapping could help stop Ebola's spread
Whether it’s the Black Death of 1350 or the Ebola virus in West Africa, one thing deadly pandemics have in common is that their progress takes a geographical course. But researcher Lars Skog at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is one of those developing geoinformation systems that can help health workers predict the spread of a disease and stop it.
A new look at urbanization's environmental impact
A research team from KTH Royal Institute of Technology has developed a technique for quick, simple and cost-effective mapping of worldwide urban growth and its environmental impact.
Satellite data and AI help fight Sweden's forest fires
Weeks of drought and sporadic forest and grass fires have threatened to put a damper on traditional Walpurgis Night celebrations tonight in Sweden, where communities typically light bonfires to mark the final night of April. Meanwhile, any outbreaks can be monitored in real time at KTH using a system that recently helped emergency responders in Mozambique during the devastating floods in March.