Supervision

Bachelor & Master thesis topics

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1. Perceived versus actual unsafe areas and the link to people’s activity spaces.
2. Social Media and Location Privacy: what can tweets reveal?
3. Data protection of health geodata and its impact on spatial analysis.
4. k-Voronoi Masking: a method to protect confidential discrete spatial data.
5. Short Vs Long term spatial crime forecasting using autoregressive models.
6. Exploring Space-Time Autoregressive models for the prediction of future crime hotspots.
7. Introducing spatial dependence in machine learning models.

Ongoing Supervision

  • Bögl Lukas: “ Introducing Spatial Heterogeneity via Regionalization Methods in Machine Learning Models for Geographical Prediction: A Spatially Conscious Paradigm” - Betreuerin: Ass.-Prof. Dr. Ourania Kounadi, BSc MSc
  • Heusequin Robby: “ Protecting sensitive location information for mobile fitness applications with spatial k-anonymity.” - Betreuerin: Ass.-Prof. Dr. Ourania Kounadi, BSc MSc
  • Kovacevic Aldina: “Dynamic Anonymization for textual location information and digital traces derived therefrom in metropolitan areas: (a) protective software application(s) for sensitive user data. ” - Betreuerin: Ass.-Prof. Dr. Ourania Kounadi, BSc MSc
  • Lehner Eva: “Evaluation of the analytical error and utility restrictions of data protection strategies applied to health geodata” - Betreuerin: Ass.-Prof. Dr. Ourania Kounadi, BSc MSc
  • Rath Rebecca: “Geographic Profiling in Austria - Evaluating the country-specific characteristics of Austrian Geographic Profiling and optimizing its use” - Betreuerin: Ass.-Prof. Dr. Ourania Kounadi, BSc MSc
  • Treitler Lorenz: “Segmentation real estate submarkets of transaction prices in Vienna with the use of Spatio-temporal clustering.” - Betreuerin: Ass.-Prof. Dr. Ourania Kounadi, BSc MSc

Completed Supervision

  • Larcher Daniel: Exploring the predictive performance of space-time autoregressive models in different temporal resolutions. xi+94 Seiten, 68 Abb, 20 Tab, 26 S. Anhang - Betreuerin: Ass.-Prof. Dr. Ourania Kounadi, BSc MSc (2022)