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Andrea Ballatore

  • PhD, MSc, BSc
  • Lecturer in Geographic Information Science
  • Birkbeck University of London
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Research interests

User-generated dataMedia studiesHuman-Computer InteractionLocation-Based ServicesGeographic Information Systems and Science


I am an information scientist interested in geographic information science, volunteered geographic information, geo-semantics, linked data, digital humanities, and media studies.


Co-authors (47)

Recent publications

  • Finding and sharing GIS methods based on the questions they answer

    • Simon S
    • Ballatore A
    • Lemmens R
  • Placing Wikimapia: an exploratory analysis

    • Ballatore A
    • Jokar Arsanjani J
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Professional experience

Lecturer in Geographic Information Science

Birkbeck, University of London

February 2016 - Present

Postdoctoral fellow

University of California - Santa Barbara

February 2014 - February 2016(2 years)

Research Associate

School of Computer Science & Informatics, University College Dublin

March 2013 - September 2013(6 months)


PhD in Geographical Information Science

School of Computer Science and Informatics, University College Dublin

April 2009 - September 2013(4 years)

MSc degree in Multimedia and Virtual Reality

Dipartimento di Informatica, Università degli Studi di Torino

October 2004 - June 2006(2 years)