English Intern
Lehrstuhl für Informatik I - Algorithmen und Komplexität

EuroGIGA Fall School 2012

Graph- and GeoVisualization

University of Würzburg, October 8-12, 2012

School site

The Fall School will take place in Seminar Room I (SE I, Room Number A003) in the ground floor of the Computer Science Building.


  • Maurizio Patrignani, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy:
    A Graph Drawing Approach to Geographic Visualization
  • Martin Nöllenburg, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany:
    Schematic Visualization of Geodata 
  • Christophe Hurter, Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile, Toulouse, France:
    Edge bundling algorithms revue
    An InfoVis Approach to Geographical Data Analysis 
  • Jan-Henrik Haunert, Universität Würzburg:
    Opening lecture: Least Squares for Networks in GIScience

Program (click for details)

Sun, October 7, 2012: preevent in Escalera at 19:00

Mon, October 8, 2012: session starts at 9:00

Mon, October 8 to Thu, October 11, 2012: lectures, lunch, exercises, discussions

Wed, October 10, 2012: "night watchman" tour of Würzburg (18:30-19:30)

Fri, October 12, 2012: session closes at 13:30


Send an email to Philipp Kindermann by

September 15, 2012.

If you are not involved into any of the four EuroGIGA projects (GraDR, GReGAS, VORONOI, ComPoSe), please state your motivation and your experience in graph visualization.


The external participants will stay in hotels in downtown Würzburg (on a first-come first-serve basis). The fees for external participants are as follows:

  • the school itself,
  • lunches at the university cafeteria,
  • accomodation (Sun-Fri) in a hotel (including breakfast), and
  • a guided city tour (Wednesday afternoon)
double roomsingle room
EuroGIGA members:50 €150 €
Non-EuroGIGA members: (fee excludes hotel)50 €50 €

Travel instructions

The nearest airports to Würzburg are Frankfurt (120 km), Stuttgart (150 km) and Munich (280 km). From there you can get to Würzburg directly by train. For further information visit www.bahn.de.

To get from downtown to the Institute, use bus line 14 from bus stop "Barbarossaplatz" to "Mathematisches Institut" (direction "Gerbrunn"). The bus ride takes roughly 15 minutes. You can see the locations on this map.


Fortress Marienberg and Old Main Bridge Würzburg Residence