Dirk Ahlers

Research Scientist Institutt for datateknologi og informatikk
Sem Sælands vei 9, IT-bygget * 110

Bakgrunn og aktiviteter

Dr. Dirk Ahlers has been an ERCIM Marie Curie postdoctoral fellow at the Data and Information Management group and is currently a research scientist in the Information Systems group working on Urban Intelligence, knowledge management, mobility and geospatial analysis, Smart Cities, and emission monitoring systems.

His research interests are Geospatial Retrieval, Information Retrieval, Web Mining, Search Engines, Information Access, Mobile, and Everything Geo.

You can find him at Geo: N 63.417053 E 10.402551

He is organizing the CS3CS — Workshop on City Strategies for Smart Sustainable Climate Solutions in Trondheim and is the co-chair of the LocWeb - Location and the Web workshop series.

He is a member of the Smart Sustainable Cities research group and of OADE - Open Autonomous Digital Ecosystems.

Some selected projects:

See the full list of publications here

Vitenskapelig, faglig og kunstnerisk arbeid

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  • Ahlers, Dirk; Wilde, Erik. (2017) LocWeb '17: Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Location and the Web}. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). 2017. ISBN 978-1-4503-4914-7.
  • Ahlers, Dirk; Wilde, Erik; Martins, Bruno. (2014) LocWeb '14 — Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Location and the Web. ACM Digital Library. 2014. ISBN 978-1-4503-1459-6.

Del av bok/rapport

  • Mallela, Deepa; Ahlers, Dirk; Pera, Maria Soledad. (2017) Mining Twitter Features for Event Summarization and Rating. IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI).
  • Ahlers, Dirk; Aulie, Kristoffer Gebuhr; Eriksen, Jeppe; Krogstie, John. (2016) Visualizing a City Within a City — Mapping Mobility Within a University Campus. Smart City 360°.
  • Ahlers, Dirk; Löfström, Erica; Krogstie, John; Wyckmans, Annemie; Driscoll, Patrick Arthur. (2016) Understanding Smart Cities as Social Machines. WWW '16 Companion Proceedings of the 25th International Conference Companion on World Wide Web.