Dr. Gennady Andrienko
is a manager of the SPADE team on technology. He received his Masterís
degree in Computer Science from Kiev State University in 1986, and a Ph.D.
equivalent in Computer Science from Moscow State University in 1993. He
worked on knowledge-based systems at the Mathematics Institute of Moldavian
Academy of Sciences (Kishinev, Moldova), then at the Institute on Mathematical
Problems of Biology of Russian Academy of Science (Pushchino Research Center,
Russia). Since 1997 Dr. Andrienko has held research positions at GMD (now
Fraunhofer Institute AiS). He helped to play a key role in numerous international
R&D projects, including EU-funded projects CommonGIS, SPIN!, and GIMMI.
He has been an author of more than 100 refereed papers that have been published
in international journals, books, and conference proceedings. He is an
active member of several commissions of the International Cartographic
Association (Commission on Visualization and Virtual Reality, Commission
on Maps and the Internet, and Commission on Theoretical Cartography). His
research interests and experiences are in the fields of interactive computer
graphics, automated knowledge-based cartographic visualization, information
visualization, spatial data mining, and visual geo-data exploration.
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