Deutsch Intern
    Chair of Computer Science I - Algorithms and Complexity

    Haunert, Jan-Henrik


    • Algorithms for Geographic Information Systems
    • Java tutorial for first-year students (until 2011)
    • Algorithms and Data Structures
    • Design and Analysis of Data Structures

    Research Interests

    • Algorithms for Geographic Information Systems
    • Mobile, Interactive, and Dynamic Maps
    • Automatic Generalisation/Cartography
    • Visualization of Spatial Information
    • Mathematical Programming

    Short CV

    • since September 2009: Research assistant at Institut für Informatik, Universität Würzburg
    • September 2008: Achievement of the PhD in geodesy and geoinformatics, Universität Hannover
    • January 2004 to August 2009: Research assistant at Institute of Cartography and Geoinformatics, Universität Hannover; research stays at Universität Karlsruhe, TU Delft, and TU Eindhoven.
    • October 1998 to December 2003: Studies in geodesy and geoinformatics at Universität Hannover; guest studies at Helsinki University of Technology


    • Otto von Gruber Award (2012) of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
    • Award of the Victor-Rizkallah-Stiftung (2009)
    • Research in the project "Usable (and Well Scaled) Mobile Maps for Consumers", which received the Geo-Information Award for Science 2009 of the Dutch foundation Space for Geo-Information (RGI)

    Activities in Scientific Organisations

    • 2008-2012: Secretary of the Working Group II/2 of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.

    Key Publications

    • Boundary-Labeling Algorithms for Panorama Images. Gemsa, Andreas; Haunert, Jan-Henrik; Nöllenburg, Martin (2011). 289–298.
    • Drawing Road Networks with Focus Regions. Haunert, J.-H.; Sering, L. in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proc. Information Visualization 2011) (2011). 17(12) 2555–2562.
    • Area aggregation in map generalisation by mixed-integer programming. Haunert, J.-H.; Wolff, A. in International Journal of Geographical Information Science (2010). 24(12) 1871–1897.
    • Optimal and Topologically Safe Simplification of Building Footprints. Haunert, J.-H.; Wolff, A. A. E. Abbadi, D. Agrawal, M. Mokbel, P. Zhang (eds.) (2010). 192–201.
    • Constrained set-up of the tGAP structure for progressive vector data transfer. Haunert, J.-H.; Dilo, A.; van Oosterom, P. in Computers & Geosciences (2009). 35(11) 2191–2203.
    • Area collapse and road centerlines based on straight skeletons. Haunert, J.-H.; Sester, M. in GeoInformatica (2008). 12(2) 169–191.