52°North’s Scientific and Technical Advisory Board welcomes newest member Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Janowicz from the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA.
Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Janowicz is a full professor for Geographic Information Science and Geoinformatics at the Geography Department and Co-director of the Center for Spatial Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA . He also chairs the Semantics Community at 52°North. His fields of research include the Geospatial Semantic Web, Linked Data and Ontologies, Geographic Information Retrieval, Location-based Social Media, Spatial Data Science, Social Sensing and Web Science. He also addresses reasoning about similarity, analogy, and context. In a nutshell, he investigates the role of space and time for knowledge representation and organization.
52°North is pleased to have him join and is convinced that 52°North would significantly benefit both from his scientific expertise and network – particularly in the field of Data Science.