2021 Virtual Keynote Speaker Series
Prof. Dr. Arzu Çöltekin
Human cognition and visuo-spatial information: Experiments in visualization and virtual reality
Thursday, 30.9.2021 at 14:00 CEST(12 p.m. UTC)
In this talk, Prof. Çöltekin shares various research perspectives on human factors in visualization, virtual reality, photogrammetry and remote sensing. Example projects are highlighted on route learning in the context of navigation, specifically by older adults, and a visual illusion in depth perception in shaded relief maps and satellite images.
Prof. Dr. Arzu Çöltekin works at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland's Institute for Interactive Technologies as a Professor of Human-Computer Interaction and Extended Reality. She is also a research affiliate at the Seamless Astronomy group in the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics of the Harvard University in Cambridge, USA, which specializes in scientific data analysis and visualization. Dr. Çöltekin chairs the international Geovisualization, Augmented and Virtual Reality working group of the ISPRS; co-chair the Commission on Visual Analytics of the ICA, and a council member with the International Society of Digital Earth.