Em.O.Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.
Andreas Frank
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Forschungsprofil (Englisch):
Dr. Andrew U. Frank leads an active research group focusing on problems of spatial cognition, user interfaces for GIS, and the economic and organizational aspects of the collection, management and use of geographic information. This work is supported by industry and research foundations. He is involved in several research projects of the European Commission. 1995 he completed a project for the organization of an international post-graduate course in GIS. Based on his experience from consulting assignments his present research interests comprise the cultural differences among European GIS-users as well as administrative and legal topics.He teaches courses in spatial information systems, representation of geometric data, design of Geographic Information Systems for administration and business, selection of GIS software, and economic and administrative strategies for the introduction of GIS.