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Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Monika Sester

Telefon:+49 511 762 3588
Fax:+49 511 762 2780
Anschrift:Appelstraße 9A, 30167 Hannover
Raum: 601 (3408)
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  • Fakultät für Bauingenieurwesen und Geodäsie


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Begutachtete Zeitschriftenartikel und Buchkapitel

E. S. Podolskaya, K.-H. Anders, J.-H. Haunert and M. Sester (2008): Quality Assessment for Polygon Generalization, Quality Aspects in Spatial Data Mining, pp. 211-220  | file |

J.-H. Haunert and M. Sester (2008): Assuring logical consistency and semantic accuracy in map generalization, Photogrammetrie - Fernerkundung - Geoinformation (PFG), vol. 2008 (3), pp. 165-173  | file |

J.-H. Haunert and M. Sester (2008): Area collapse and road centerlines based on straight skeletons, GeoInformatica, vol. 12 (2), pp. 169-191  | file |

M. Sester (2008): Self-Organizing Maps for Density-Preserving Reduction of Objects in Cartographic Generalization, Self-Organising Maps, Applications in GI Science

M. Sester, J.-H. Haunert and K.-H. Anders (2008): Modell- und kartographische Generalisierung von topographischen und thematischen Informationen, Kartographische Nachrichten, vol. 58 (6), pp. 307-314

S. Winter, M. Tomko, B. Elias and M. Sester (2008): Landmark Hierarchies in Context, Environment and Planning B, vol. 35 (3), pp. 381-398  | file |

Begutachtete Konferenzbeiträge

M. Sester and H. Neidhart (2008): Reconstruction of Building Ground Plans from Laser Scanner Data, Proceedings of the AGILE  | file |


H. Neidhart and M. Sester (2008): Extraction of building ground plans from LIDAR data, International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, vol. 37, pp. 405-410  | file |

J. Milde, Y. Zhang, C. Brenner, L. Plümer and M. Sester (2008): Building Reconstruction Using a Structural Description Based on a Formal Grammar, International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, vol. XXXVII  | file |

R. Guercke, C. Brenner and M. Sester (2008): Data Integration and Generalization for SDI in a Grid Computing Framework, International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, vol. XXXVII  | file |

R. Rudnicki, K.-H. Anders and M. Sester (2008): Rendezvous-Problem in Local Shared-Ride Trip Planning, International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, vol. XXXVIII  | file |

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[Translate to Englisch:] Werdegang

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 September 1961born in Gengenbach, Black Forest
1981 - 1987: Study of Surveying at Universität Karlsruhe
Degree: Diplom-Vermessungsingenieur (Dipl.-Ing.)
1987 - 1988: Research Assistant at Institute of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing at Universität Karlsruhe
1988 - 1994: 

Research Assistant at Institute of Photogrammetry at Universität Stuttgart in Collaborative Research Center Sonderforschungsbereich 228 'Hochgenaue Navigtion'/ High precision navigation, with Prof. Dr.-Ing. F.Ackermann and Prof. Dr.-Ing. D. Fritsch

1994 - 2000: Head of research group 'Geo-Informationssystems' at Institute of Photogrammetry Stuttgart
24.02.1995Promotion: Dr.-Ing. at faculty of civil engineering and surveying of Universität Stuttgart; Topic: Lernen Struktureller Modelle für die Bildanalyse / learning structural models for image analysis; supervisors: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter Fritsch, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Förstner
28.07.2000Habilitation: 'Maßstabsabhängige Darstellungen in digitalen räumlichen Datenbeständen'/multiscale representations in digital spatial data sets. Supervisors: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter Fritsch, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Möhlenbrink, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lorenz Hurni. October 2000; Venia Legendi for subject 'Geo-Informationssystems'
since November 2000Professor and head of Institute of Cartography and Geoinformatics of Leibniz Universität Hannover

Leading positions in national and international organizations

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since July 2001Head of GIS-Center (Zentrum für Geo-Informationssysteme für räumliche Entscheidungsprozesse des Küstenzonenmanagements (GIS-Zentrum)) of  Universität Hannover
seit Januar 2002Head of chapter Hannover of Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kartographie (DGfK)
seit 2002Chair of annual AgA-meetings (automation in Cartography)
2002-2009Head of Section Geo-Informationssystems of German Geodetic Commission (DGK)
2004-2008Chair of Working Group II/3 of ISPRS 'Data Generalization and Data Mining'
2008-2012Chair of Working Group II/2 of ISPRS Multiscale Representation of Spatial Data
2012-2016Chair of  Working Group II/8 Mobility: Tracking, Analysis and Communication

since 2016


since 2018

Co-Chair (with Prof. Francois Holtz) of Research Center FZ:Geo

Head of DFG senate commission on earth system research

Membership in scientific organizations

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seit 2002Member of Deutsche Geodätischen Kommission (DGK) (German Geodetic Commission)
2003 - 2007Member of scientific advisory board of  GeoForschungszentrums Potsdam
2004-2011Member of Review Board of DFG for research area 315: Geophysik und Geodäsie
since 2004Member of Board of German Society of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and GIS (deutsche Gesellschaft für Photogrammetrie und Fernerkundung - DGPF)
since 2006Member of Braunschweigischen Wissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft
since 2008Member of DFG-Senatskommission "Geokommission"
since 2008Member of coordination board for BMBF Geotechnologien program

since 2009

since 2017

Member Acatech

Member of Helmholtz Senate Commission for "Earth and Environment"