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Bleisch, S., Duckham, M. and Pettit, C. (accepted). The influence of domain expertise in visual overviews of spatiotemporal data. International Journal of Cartography (TICA), online first, doi:10.1080/23729333.2017.1294820.
Çöltekin, A., Bleisch, S., Andrienko, G. and Dykes, J. (2017). Persistent challenges in geovisualization – a community perspective. International Journal of Cartography (TICA), online first, doi:10.1080/23729333.2017.1302910.
Griffin, A., White, T., Fish, C.S., Tomio, B., Huang, H., Sluter, C., Bravo, J.V., Fabrikant, S.I., Bleisch, S., Yamada, M. and Picanco, P. (accepted). Designing across map use contexts: A research agenda. International Journal of Cartography (TICA), online first, doi:10.1080/23729333.2017.1315988.
Hollenstein, D. and Bleisch, S. (2016). Walkability for different urban granularities. Int. Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Science, XLI-B2, 703-708, doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-XLI-B2-703-2016. [Link]
Bleisch, S., Hil, D., Korkut, S. and Meyer, P. (2016). Challenges of a modern atlas of the Ageing Society. Int. Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Science, XLI-B2, 369-373, doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-XLI-B2-369-2016. [Link]
Smith Mason, J., Klippel, A., Bleisch, S., Slingsby, A., & Deitrick, S. (2016). Approaching Spatial Uncertainty Visualization to Support Reasoning and Decision-Making. Spatial Cognition & Computation, 16(2), p.97-105. doi:10.1080/13875868.2016.1138117. [Link]
Cheong, L., Bleisch, S., Kealy, A., Tolhurst, K., Wilkening, T., & Duckham, M. (2016). Evaluating the impact of visualization of wildfire hazard upon decision-making under uncertainty. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 30(7), 1377-1404. doi:10.1080/13658816.2015.1131829
Jeong, M.H., Duckham, M. and Bleisch, S. (2015). Graphical Aids to the Estimation and Discrimination of Uncertain Numerical Data. PLos ONE, 10(10):E0141271. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0141271 [Link]
Bleisch, S., and Dykes, J. (2014). Quantitative data graphics in 3D desktop-based virtual environments – an evaluation. International Journal of Digital Earth, 8(8), p.623-639. [Link, Pre-proof PDF]
Bleisch, S., Duckham, M., Galton, A., Laube, P., and Lyon, J. (2014). Mining candidate causal relationships in movement patterns. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 28(2), p.363-382. [Link, PDF]
Bleisch, S., Laube, P. and Duckham, M. (2013). Raum-zeitliches Data Mining - Ein Werkzeug zur Analyse von Fischbewegungen im Murray River. Geomatik Schweiz, 5(2013), p. 247-249. [Link]
Bleisch, S. and Scheuerer, S. (2012). Räumlich-zeitliches Datenmanagement am Fallbeispiel kulturhistorischer Analyse der touristischen Entwicklung in Andermatt (CH) / Spatio-temporal data management exemplified by the cultural-historical analysis of the touristic development in Andermatt (CH). gis.SCIENCE, 4(2012), p. 146-154. [Link]
Bleisch, S. (2012). 3D Geovisualization - Definition and Structures for the Assessment of Usefulness. ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume I-2, 2012 XXII ISPRS Congress, 25 August - 01 September 2012, Melbourne, Australia, p. 129-134. [Link]
Bleisch, S. (2011). Towards appropriate representations of quantitative data in virtual environments. Cartographica: The International Journal for Geographic Information and Geovisualization, 46(4), p. 252-261. [Link]
Bleisch, S. (2011). Evaluating the appropriateness of visually combining abstract quantitative data representations with 3D desktop virtual environments using mixed methods. PhD. London: City University London. [Download pdf 40MB]
Weibel, R., Lüscher, P., Niederhuber, M., Grossmann, T. & Bleisch, S. (2011). Delivering GIScience education via blended learning: The GITTA experience. In D. Unwin, K. Foote, N. Tate & D. DiBiase, (eds.): Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Eduaction. Wiley-Blackwell, p. 405-420.
Lack, N. & Bleisch, S. (2011). Object-Based Change Detection for a Cultural-Historical Survey of the Landscape - From Cow Trails to Walking Paths, Whitepaper, ERDAS, Norcross. [Download pdf 0.9MB]
Nebiker, S., Bleisch, S. & Christen, M. (2010). Rich point clouds in virtual globes - A new paradigm in city modeling? Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 34(6), p. 508-517. [Link]
Nebiker, S., Bleisch, S. & Gülch, E. (2010). Virtual Globes. GIM International, 24(7). [Link]
Niederhuber, M., Grossmann, T., Weibel, R. & Bleisch, S. (2009). Integration von GITTA-Lektionen in den Hochschulunterricht - Beispiele von Lehr- und Lernszenarien. In T. Jekel, A. Koller, & K. Donnert, (eds.): Learning with Geoinformation IV - Lernen mit Geoinformation IV. Heidelberg: Herbert Wichmann Verlag, p. 220 - 229.
Weibel, R., Bleisch, S., Fisler, J., Grossmann, T., Niederhuber, M., Nebiker, S. & Hurni, L. (2009). Achieving More Sustainable e-Learning Programs for GIScience. Geomatica, 63(2), p. 109-118. [Link]
Bleisch, S. & Dykes, J. (2008). Using Web-Based 3-D Visualization for Planning Hikes Virtually: An Evaluation. In N. J. Mount, G. L. Harvey, P. Aplin, & G. Priestnall, (eds.): Representing, Modeling and Visualizing the Natural Environment: Innovations in GIS 13. Florida: CRC Press, p. 353-365. [Order book]
Bleisch, S., Dykes, J. & Nebiker, S. (2008). Evaluating the Effectiveness of Representing Numeric Information Through Abstract Graphics in 3D Desktop Virtual Environments. The Cartographic Journal, 45(3), p. 216-226. [Download pdf 1.0MB, Link]
Bleisch, S. & Nebiker, S. (2006a). Google Earth, NASA World Wind und Co. - virtuelle Globen machen Geoinformation zum Alltags- und Zukunftsthema. DVW-Mitteilungen, p. 79-88.
Bleisch, S. & Nebiker, S. (2006b). Google Earth, NASA World Wind und Co. - wenn Geoinformation zum Modethema wird. Geomatik Schweiz, 06(02).
Fisler, J. & Bleisch, S. (2006). eLML, the eLesson Markup Language: Developing Sustainable e-Learning Content Using an Open Source XML Framework. In WEBIST 2006 - International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies. Setubal, Portugal. [Download pdf 2.3MB]
Lorup, E.J. & Bleisch, S. (2004). Schweizweite GIS-Ausbildung mit GITTA - Aufbau und Organisation. In E-Learning in Geoinformatik und Fernerkundung. Heidelberg: Wichmann, p. 33-40. [Download pdf 0.6MB]
Nebiker, S., Bleisch, S. & Annen, A. (2004). INTERLIS 2 - GML 3 - Eine Vergleichsstudie, Muttenz: Studienauftrag der KOGIS. FHBB Fachhochschule beider Basel. [Download pdf 0.8MB]
Nebiker, S., Sievers, B. & Bleisch, S. (2002). Transformation von Rasterdaten mit finiten Elementen. Schlussbericht zum Studienauftrag im Auftrag des CC RD/LV95 der swisstopo, FHBB Fachhochschule beider Basel. [Link]

 

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Bleisch, S. and Hollenstein, D. (forthcoming). Exploring multivariate representations of indices along linear geographic features. Proc. The 28th International Cartographic Conference ICC, 2-7 July 2017, Washington, D.C., USA.
Meyer, P., Studer, T. and Bleisch, S. (forthcoming). Circular icons to represent absolute values relating to areal features. Proc. The 28th International Cartographic Conference ICC, 2-7 July 2017, Washington, D.C., USA.
Çöltekin, A., Bleisch, S., Andrienko, G. and Dykes, J. (forthcoming). Long-standing research challenges in geographic visualization. Proc. The 28th International Cartographic Conference ICC, 2-7 July 2017, Washington, D.C., USA.
Griffin, A., White, T., Fish, C.S., Tomio, B., Huang, H., Sluter, C., Bravo, J.V., Fabrikant, S.I., Bleisch, S., Yamada, M. and Picanco, P. (forthcoming). Designing across map use contexts: A research agenda. Proc. The 28th International Cartographic Conference ICC, 2-7 July 2017, Washington, D.C., USA.
Bleisch, S. and Hollenstein, D. (forthcoming). Visual analysis of objective and subjective references to locations and places. Workshop Maps & and Emotions at The 28th International Cartographic Conference ICC, 1-2 July 2017, Washington, D.C., USA.
Hollenstein, D. und Bleisch, S. (2016). IVGI Noise App - Raising awareness of noise pollution and promoting spatial technologies in secondary schools. GeoAgenda, 2016/5, ASG Verband Geographie Schweiz, p.17. [Download pdf 4.6MB]
Bleisch, S. (2016). Geovisualisierung, Visual Analytics & Co. am Institut Vermessung und Geoinformation der FHNW. SGK Herbsttagung / National Map Day Switzerland, 29 October, Bern, Switzerland.
Bleisch, S. (2016). Atlas of the ageing society: story telling for focus, navigation & education. ICA Joint Meeting on Atlases and Education - Concepts for the Future, 1-2 September, ETH Camputs Hönggerberg, Zürich, Switzerland.
Hollenstein, D. and Bleisch, S. (2016). Walkability for different urban granularities. XXIII Congress of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing ISPRS, 12-19 July, Prague, Czech Republic. [Link/Download]
Bleisch, S., Hil, D., Korkut, S. and Meyer, P. (2016). Challenges of a modern atlas of the Ageing Society. XXIII Congress of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing ISPRS, 12-19 July, Prague, Czech Republic. [Link/Download]
Bleisch, S. and Meyer, P. (2016). Exploring Choropleth Mapping. XXIII Congress of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing ISPRS, CATCON7, 12-19 July, Prague, Czech Republic.
Matti, E., Bärtschi, D., Bleisch, S., and Nebiker, S. (2016). Intelligente Umgebungsdokumentation durch verteilte Bildbearbeitung in drahtlosen Sensornetzwerken und smarte räumlich-zeitliche Benutzerschnittstellen. Poster session at Geosummit 2016, Bern, Schweiz 8.-9. Juni 2016.
Matti, E., Dainton, R., Bleisch, S. and Nebiker, S. (2016). Low-budget Image-based 3D-enviroment Documentation System. Poster session at DLT 2016, Bern, Schweiz 8.-9. Juni 2016.
Bleisch, S., ed. (2016). Spezialausgabe "Geomatik Schweiz" zum Internationalen Jahr der Karten.
Hollenstein, D. and Bleisch, S. (2016). "Mit den Augen betagter Frauen": GIS-basierte Analysen der "Walkability" in Olten. ESRI Campus Day 2016, Fachtagung GIS im Umweltbereich, March 17, 2016. ZHAW, Wädenswil.
Bleisch, S. and Zwick, M. (2015). Deriving Visualisations from Data Cubes to Support Structured Visual Exploration of Spatiotemporal Data. Proc. of ICC 27th International Cartographic Conference, August 23-28, 2015, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Bleisch, S. (2015). Geo Data Mining and Visual Analytics. Joint Workshop on "Beyond Limits - Developments in Cadastral Domain" organized by C+LR KEN of EuroGeographics in cooperation with Swiss Think Tank "Dimension Cadastre", March 19, 2015, Zürich.
Bleisch, S. (2014). Visual Geodata Analysis between 1D and 4D. GIScience-Colloquium, October 28, 2014, Department of Geography, University of Zürich.
Bleisch, S. (2014). Neu am IVGI - Geovisualisierung und Visual Analytics. SGPF Herbsttagung, October 24, 2014, FHNW, Muttenz.
Cheong, L., Bleisch, S., Duckham, M., Kealy, A., Tolhurst, K., and Wilkening, T. (2013). A methodology for evaluating the impact of visualization on decision-making under uncertainty for PHOENIX Rapidfire. 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, 1-6 December 2013, Adelaide, South Australia.
Bleisch, S., Duckham, M. and Lyon (2013). Evaluating the usefulness of overview visualisations for users with varying levels of domain knowledge. Proc. of ICC 26th International Cartographic Conference, August 25-30, 2013, Dresden, Germany.
Cheong, S., Bleisch, S., Duckham, M., Kealy, A., Tolhurst, K. and Wilkening, S. (2013). Evaluation of Uncertainty Visualization Techniques for Decision-making in a Bushfire Scenario. Proc. of ICC 26th International Cartographic Conference, August 25-30, 2013, Dresden, Germany.
Stark, H.-J., Klöti, T., Hollenstein, D., Bleisch, S. and Fabian, C. (2013). Including a Social Perspective into Urban Planning Using Visualisations Based on Self-Organising Maps. Proc. of ICC 26th International Cartographic Conference, August 25-30, 2013, Dresden, Germany.
Bleisch, S. (2013). Vom Messen zum Verstehen: Analyse von Sensornetzwerkdaten. Präsentation an der Jubiläumsveranstaltung 50 Jahre Institut Vermessung und Geoinformation FHNW, May 29, 2013, Muttenz, Switzerland.
Bleisch, S. (2013). Explorative Analyse von Sensornetzwerkdaten. Invited talk Institut für Geographie, Universität Augsburg, May 22, 2013, Augsburg, Germany.
Bleisch, S. and Duckham, M. (2013). Sensor network data analysis at different levels of granularity. Proc. of 16th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science, 14-17 May 2013, Leuven, Belgium. Poster abstract.
Bleisch, S., Duckham, M., Lyon, J. and Laube, P. (2013). Identifying candidate causal relationships in fish movement. Proc. of GISRUK 2013, Liverpool, UK.
Weibel, R., Bleisch, S., and Fisler, J. (2012). How open source can help achieving sustainability of e-learning content: The GITTA experience. Proc. of Open Source Geospatial Research and Education Symposium (OGRS). 24-26 Oct, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland.
Bleisch, S., Duckham, M., Kealy, A., Richter, K-F., Winter, S., Kininmonth, S., Klippel, A., Laube, P., Lyon, J., Medyckyj-Scott, D. and Wark, T. (2012). Supporting extraction of knowledge about environmental objects and events from geosensor data. Proc. 2012 AutoCarto International Symposium on Automated Cartography. 16-18 Sept, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Bleisch, S. (2012). 3D Geovisualization - Definition and Structures for the Assessment of Usefulness. XXII Congress of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing ISPRS, 25 Aug - 1 Sep, Melbourne, Australia. [Link/Download]
Bleisch, S. (2011). Wo und wann? - Zur Verortung von historischen Informationen. Buchvernissage "Das Bellevue in Andermatt 1872-1986 - Ein Hotel erzählt Tourismus- und Kulturgeschichte" und Projektpräsentation ProMeRe, 3. Dezember 2011, Andermatt.
Bleisch, S. (2011). Cultural Heritage - Übersicht Messmethoden und Instrumentarium. Graduiertenworkshop IPNA und AW Universität Basel, 16. September 2011, Muttenz.
Bleisch, S., Scheuerer, S. & Kocherhans, Y. (2011). ProMeRe: Erfassung und Visualisierung raumbezogener Prozesse in Andermatt - Zwischenergebnisse aus einem interdisziplinären Forschungsprojekt. swisstopo Kolloquium, 25 March 2011, Wabern. [Link]
Bleisch, S. (2011). Towards appropriate representations of quantitative data in virtual environments. GeoViz 2011. Hamburg. [Link]
Bleisch, S. (2010a). Visualisierung quantitativer Daten in virtuellen 3D-Landschaften. Kartographisches Kolloquium Hochschule Karlsruhe und DGfK, 9. Dezember 2010, Karlsruhe. [Link]
Bleisch, S., Dykes, Jason & Nebiker, S. (2010a). Forest or slope? Comparing 2d and 3d visualisations through the wording of task answers. GIScience 2010. Zürich, Switzerland. [Download pdf 0.2MB]
Lack, N. & Bleisch, S. (2010). Object-based change detection for a cultural-historical survey of the landscape - from cow trails to walking paths. GEOBIA 2010 - GEOgraphic Object-Based Image Analysis. Ghent. [Download pdf 0.9MB]
Nebiker, S., Bleisch, S. & Christen, M. (2010). 3D-Punktwolken als vollwertige 3D-Stadtmodelle? In DGPF Tagungsband 19/2010. Dreiländertagung OVG, DGPF und SGPF. Wien.
Bleisch, S., Dykes, Jason & Nebiker, S. (2010b). A mixed methods research approach for 3D geovisualization evaluation. Workshop on Methods and Techniques of Use, User and Usability Research, 13 April 2010. London. [Download pdf 0.1MB]
Bleisch, S. (2010b). Informationsvisualisierung in 3D-Geoinformationsumgebungen. geosuisse Winterveranstaltung, 22. Januar 2010, Zürich.
Bleisch, S., Burkhard, J. & Nebiker, S. (2009). Efficient Integration of Data Graphics into Virtual 3D Environments. 24th International Cartography Conference. Santiago de Chile. [Download pdf 0.4MB]
Bleisch, S., Dykes, Jason & Nebiker, S. (2009a). A meta-framework of methodological approaches exemplified by 3D geovisualization research. Workshop Human Aspects of Visualization, INTERACT 2009. Uppsala, Schweden. [Download pdf 0.1MB]
Bleisch, S., Dykes, Jason & Nebiker, S. (2009b). Building bridges between methodological approaches: a meta-framework linking experiments and applied studies in 3D geovisualization research. GIS Research UK 17th Annual Conference. Durham, UK. [Download pdf 0.2MB]
Bleisch, S., Barmettler, A. & Nebiker, S. (2009). Exploration and Visualisation of Information in the Historic 3D City Model of Solothurn. GeoViz2009. Hamburg. [Link]
Nebiker, S., Christen, M. & Bleisch, S. (2009). Smart point clouds in virtual globes - a new paradigm in city modeling? GeoViz2009. Hamburg. [Link]
Bleisch, S. & Nebiker, S. (2008). Connected 2D and 3D visualizations for the interactive exploration of spatial information. XXI ISPRS Congress. Beijing, China. [Download pdf 0.2MB]
Bleisch, S., Nebiker, S. & Fisler, J. (2008). e-Learning in GI Sciences - Approaches towards Sustainable Content. GIS Research UK 16th Annual Conference. Manchester, UK. [Download pdf 0.1MB]
Bleisch, S. & Nebiker, S. (2007a). More than rendering - printed tourist maps and an interactive 3D information system from highly detailed 3D landscape models. ICC International Cartographic Conference. Moscow. [Download pdf 0.5MB]
Bleisch, S., Dykes, Jason & Nebiker, S. (2007). Evaluating the effectiveness of representing numeric information through abstract graphics in desktop 3D environments. ICA Commission on Visualization and Virtual Environments Workshop. Helsinki. [Download pdf 1.0MB, Link]
Bleisch, S. & Nebiker, S. (2007b). Explore Ballenberg - combining 3D landscape models with additional information. Joint Workshop Visualization and Exploration of Geospatial Data. Stuttgart: ISPRS, ICA, DGPF. [Download pdf 0.3MB]
Bleisch, S., Dykes, Jason & Nebiker, S. (2006). How are we to Represent Abstract Information in 'Realistic' 3D Environments? GIScience 2006, Münster, Germany. [Download pdf 0.1MB]
Fisler, J., Bleisch, S. & Weibel, R. (2006). Das e-Learning-Projekt GITTA: Frei zugängliche Inhalte für die akademische Ausbildung in Geoinformation. In AGIT 2006. Salzburg.
Bleisch, S. & Dykes, J. (2006). Planning Hikes Virtually - How Useful are Web-based 3D Visualizations? In G. Priestnall & P. Aplin, hrsg. GIS Research UK 14th Annual Conference. Nottingham, UK, S. 313-318. [Download pdf 0.2MB]
Werner, M., Bleisch, S. & Fisler, J. (2005). e-Learning Materials in GIS-Technology and Cartography - towards an Open-content Solution. International Cartographic Conference ICC 2005. A Coruña, Spain. [Download pdf 1.4MB]
Fisler, J., Bleisch, S. & Niederhuber, M. (2005). Development of sustainable e-learning content with the open source eLesson Markup Language eLML. ISPRS Workshop on Tools and Techniques for e-Learning. Potsdam, Germany. [Download pdf 1.1MB]
Bleisch, S. (2005). Planning Hikes Virtually - How Useful are Realistic 3D Visualizations? International Cartographic Conference ICC 2005. A Coruña, Spain. [Download pdf 0.4MB]
Nebiker, S. & Bleisch, S. (2004). Swiss Virtual Campus Projekt GITTA - Einsatz von eLearning im GIS-Bereich - Erfahrungen im Rahmen des GITTA-Projekts. GIS-Day 2004. IBB Brugg.
Bleisch, S., Werner, M. & Heinimann, H.-R. (2004). eLearning in der Geoinformatik - GITTA aus der Entwicklersicht. Workshop eLearning inside. Giessen, Germany.
Bleisch, S. & Nebiker, S. (2004). The Swiss Virtual Campus Project GITTA - A Multi-disciplinary, Multi-lingual Learning Platform for Geographic Information Technology. XX ISPRS Congress. Istanbul, Turkey. [Download pdf 0.8MB]
Nebiker, S. & Bleisch, S. (2001). Mehrfache Referenzrahmen - Auswirkungen auf Bild- und Rasterdaten. Tagung 'Neue Referenzrahmen und Koordinatentransformation in der Geomatik'. EPFL Lausanne.

 

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