Mapping heritage seminar at the Polytechnic University of Turin • 21 Nov 2022

Next week I will be giving a research seminar in Italian at this event on the theme of cultural heritage ("patrimonio"), on the 21 November 2022 at 6 PM (UK time). Talk title: "Mappare i musei britannici: la geografia del patrimonio culturale tra data science e GeoWeb" See Zoom link in the PDF below: locandina-settimana-patrimoniov-2022Download

Context for Leisure Walking Routes: A Vision for a Spatial-Platial Approach

Yet another short paper by our very productive student James Williams, co-supervised at Nottingham and at the Ordnance Survey, to be presented at the 2022 Symposium on Data Science and Statistics. Title: "Context for Leisure Walking Routes: A Vision for a Spatial-Platial Approach"Authors: James Williams, Stefano Cavazzi, James Pinchin, Adrian Hazzard, Gary Priestnall, and Andrea … Continue reading Context for Leisure Walking Routes: A Vision for a Spatial-Platial Approach

A framework to create engaging leisure walking recommendations

Our student James Williams, co-supervised at Nottingham and at the Ordnance Survey, will present his work on route recommendation at the LBS Conference 2022 (Munich, 12–14 September 2022). Authors: James Williams, James Pinchin, Adrian Hazzard, Gary Priestnall, Stefano Cavazzi and Andrea Ballatore Title: "An Emerging Conceptual Model for Curating Engaging Leisure Walking Recommendations" Article: williams-j-lbs-2022Download

RGS-IBG Conference session: Geographies of misinformation – GIScRG, DGRG

Our conference session has been confirmed: 09:00-10:40 Friday, 2 September, 2022 (Henry Daysh Building - 1.06, Hybrid, Newcastle University, UK) • Find the Zoom link at the [session page] Schedule: 9:00 • Introduction by chairs 9:15 • 327 Socio-demographics aspects of Twitter Covid misinformation across countries • Daniel Valdenegro Ibarra, Serge Sharoff, Jose Sosa, Souad … Continue reading RGS-IBG Conference session: Geographies of misinformation – GIScRG, DGRG

COVID-19 and the digital food environment

Our student Alexandra Kalbus will present her fascinating work on how the pandemic has reshaped the digital food environment at International Medical Geography Symposium (Edinburgh, 19th - 24th June): Authors: Alexandra Kalbus, Andrea Ballatore, Laura Cornelsen, Steven Cummins Title: "Area deprivation and changes in the digital food environment during the COVID-19 pandemic: a longitudinal analysis … Continue reading COVID-19 and the digital food environment

Putting data science in SHAPE: A geographical perspective

Here's my abstract and my slides for the BRIDGES Conference 2022 about gender differences across disciplines: Photo by JESHOOTS.com on Pexels.com Putting data science in SHAPE: A geographical perspective Andrea Ballatore, Dept of Digital Humanities, King’s College London Teaching data science and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to SHAPE students (i.e. Social sciences, Humanities, and the … Continue reading Putting data science in SHAPE: A geographical perspective

W2GIS keynote speech: “Beyond GIS? The future of Cultural Geo-Analytics”

I look forward to giving this keynote speech next week at the 19th International Symposium on Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems (W2GIS 2022). See the slides here. Photo by Samson Katt on Pexels.com Title: Beyond GIS? The future of Cultural Geo-Analytics Abstract: Cultural geo-analytics (CGA) is an emergent area that studies the geographical dimension … Continue reading W2GIS keynote speech: “Beyond GIS? The future of Cultural Geo-Analytics”

Video • Demarcating place in cultural geo-analytics

Here's the recording of my ISPRS webinar with Prof Skupin: Abstract: Cultural geo-analytics (CGA) studies the geographical dimension in the production and consumption of cultural objects, relying on digital data and spatial methods. Given the conceptual and empirical centrality of place in CGA, I will outline the main challenges and desiderata in place representation, addressing … Continue reading Video • Demarcating place in cultural geo-analytics

Webinar • Demarcating place in cultural geo-analytics • 17 Feb 2022

I look forward to giving this ISPRS (online) talk in a few days: Webinar Series by ISPRS TC IV: Geospatial Knowledge Representation and Analytics Date/Time: February 17th, 2022; 9:00 PCT, 12:00 EST, 17:00 UTC, 18:00 CET ISPRS WG IV/2 (Ontologies, Semantics, and Knowledge Representation for Geospatial Information) Webinar Moderator: Dr Margarita Kokla (National Technical University … Continue reading Webinar • Demarcating place in cultural geo-analytics • 17 Feb 2022

Localizing content moderation in Facebook groups

Pleased to share this short paper written with Scott Rodgers et al. The paper is discussed in an excellent presentation by Liam McLoughlin: https://youtu.be/do_JWl1DZvs Abstract. This paper contributes to the burgeoning literature on content moderation by focusing on its practice in relation to localized social media contexts, an area which remains under-researched. It makes two … Continue reading Localizing content moderation in Facebook groups