Sabine Timpf

Contact Details

Email: sabine.timpf@geo.uni-augsburg.de
Phone: +49 821 598 2313
Office: B/2022
Office hours: Mondays from 4-5 pm during term period, otherwise by appointment

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Research Focus

  • geographic information science
  • spatial models and modelling
  • spatial cognition and space appropriation
  • agent-based modelling and simulation
  • navigation and wayfinding
  • location-based services

Projects

  • Modelling and simulation of pedestrian behaviour
  • Migration of pre-colonial indigenous cultures in the Amazon (DAAD ProBral 2014/15)
  • Lech Digital
  • Agent-based simulation of soil water percolation (completed)
  • Modelling Moving Objects (completed)
  • space appropriation in public parks – NFP54 (completed)

Teaching

  • Einführung in die Geoinformatik (in German, Bachelor)
  • Modelling and Simulation (in English, Master)
  • Spatial cognition (in German/English, Master)
  • Wahrnehmungsgeographie, Zeitgeographie (in German, Master)
  • Forschungsseminar Geoinformatik (in German, Bachelor)
  • Funktionale Programmierung für GIS (in German, Master)
  • Landschaftsanalyse (in German, Master/Bachelor)

Selected publications

Reviewed Journal publications

  • Grashey-Jansen, S. and Timpf, S., 2010, Soil Hydrology of irrigated orchards and agent-based simulation of a soil-dependent precision irrigation system. Advanced Science Letters, 3, pp. 259-272.
  • Ostermann, F. und Timpf, S., 2009, Use and appropriation of space in urban public parks – GIS methods in social geography, Geographica Helvetica, 64 (1), pp.30-36.
  • Caduff, D. and Timpf, S., 2008, On the assessment of landmark salience for human navigation. Cognitive Processing, 9, pp. 249-267.

Reviewed Conference Publications

  • Karrais, N., Keler, A. and Timpf, S. (2014). Routing through a continuous field constrained by a network, GIScience 2014, Eighth International Conference on Geographic Information Science Vienna, Wien; 09/2014
  • Vasardani, M., Timpf, S., Winter, S. and Tomko, M. (submitted 2013). From descriptions to depictions: a conceptual framework. Submitted to COSIT’13.
  • Jonietz, D. and Timpf, S. (submitted 2013). An Affordance-based Simulation Framework for Spatial Suitability Assessment. Submitted to COSIT’13.
  • Jonietz, D., Schuster, W., and Timpf, S. (accepted for publication 2013). Modelling the Suitability of Urban Networks for Pedestrians: An Affordance-based Framework. In: AGILE’13 proceedings, 14.-17.3..2013 Leuven, Belgium.
  • von Groote-Bidlingmaier, C., Timpf, S. (2012): Optimierung eines netzwerkgestützten Beschilderungskonzepts. In: Löwner, M.-O., Hillen F., Wohlfahrt, R. [Eds.]: Geoinformatik 2012: Mobilität und Umwelt. Konferenzband 28.-30. März 2012 Braunschweig, Aachen, 17 – 23.
  • von Groote-Bidlingmaier, C. Timpf, S. (2012): Modeling and analysis of migration movement of pre-colonial cultures in the Amazon basin. In: Pundt, H., Bernard, L. [Eds.]: Regionales Innovationszentrum für nachhaltiges Wirtschaften und Umwelt-/Geoinformation, Band 2, Proceedings 1st AGILE PhD School 13.-14.03.2012 Wernigerode/Harz, Aachen, 110 – 117
  • Jonietz, D., Timpf, S. (2012): Entwicklung eines GIS-basierten Bikeablity-Index am Beispiel der Stadt Augsburg. In: Löwner, M.-O., Hillen F., Wohlfahrt, R. [Eds.]: Geoinformatik 2012: Mobilität und Umwelt. Konferenzband 28.-30. März 2012 Braunschweig, Aachen, 83 – 90.Hirtle, S.C., Timpf, S., Tenbrink, T. (2011): The Effect of Activity on Relevance and Granularity for Navigation. COSIT 2011:73-89
  • Klügl, F., Wissner, W., Timpf, S., André, E. (2011): Bridging Virtual World Visualization and Multiagent Simulation (Extended Abstract). SCAI 2011:191-192
  • Von Groote-Bidlingmaier, C., Timpf S. (2010): GIS-gestützte Bestimmung von Nah- und Fernzielen auf Radwanderwegen. In: ZIPF, A., Behncke K., Hillen F., Schaefermeyer, J. [Hrsg.]: Geoinformatik 2010: Die Welt im Netz. Konferenzband 17.-19. März 2010 Kiel, Heidelberg, 118 – 125
  • Von Groote-Bidlingmaier, C., Timpf S. (2010): GIS-gestützte Bestimmung von Nah- und Fernzielen auf Radwanderwegen. In: Strobl, J., Blaschke J., Griesebner G. [Hrsg.]: Angewandte Geoinformatik 2010 – Beiträge zum 22. AGIT-Symposium Salzburg, 443 – 452

Other Conference Publications (abstract reviewed or poster)

  • Timpf, S. and Grashey-Jansen, S., 2009, Simulating a wireless soil moisture sensor network using a multi-agent toolkit (extended abstract). In AGILE’09, Hannover.

Book chapters

  • Timpf, S., 2009, Towards Simulating Cognitive Agents in Public Transport Systems. In: Multi-Agent Systems for Traffic and Transportation, A.L. Bazzan and F. Klügl (Eds.), pp. 176-191 (Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global).
  • Timpf, S., 2008, Hierarchies and Level of Detail. In Encyclopedia of GIS, S. Shekhar and H. Xiong (Eds.), pp. 431-434, Springer Verlag.

Edited Books

  • Klügl, F., Timpf, S., & Schmid, U. (Eds.). (2008). Workshop 1: Agent-Based Simulation – From Cognitive Modelling to Engineering Practice Kaiserslautern: Gesellschaft für Informatik – Workshop Proceedings der KI’08 Kaiserslautern