A CEES faculty lecture by TODD PRESNER, UCLA Germanic Languages
He is the founder and director of two digital mapping projects that utilize Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to explore the layered cultural histories of city spaces: Hypermedia Berlin (an interactive, web-based research tool and collaborative authoring environment for analyzing the cultural, architectural, and urban history of Berlin) and HyperCities, a dynamic platform for linking physical space with geo-temporal information. His current research focus on the development of the geo-spatial web, the cultural dimensions of augmented reality, issues of temporality and GIS, and the technical media that enable visualizations of complex city spaces.
Sponsor(s): Center for European and Eurasian Studies
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