Profile: Anthony Stefanidis
Expert in Geospatial Intelligence
Dr. Stefanidis’ areas of expertise include the the harvesting of geospatial intelligence from social media feeds, the analysis of digital imagery and video, spatiotemporal information modeling and analysis, and geosensor networks. His current and past research activities include projects funded by NGA, IARPA, NSF, NASA, Draper Lab, USGS, and the European Union. Dr. Stefanidis is the Director of Mason's Center for Geospatial Intelligence.
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Google has managed to map most of the world. Recently, the company offered a behind-the-scenes glimpse into how it’s built the Google Maps application using a combination of technology (the Google Street View car), expansion (the acquisition of satellite-imagery startup Skybox) and algorithms (computer vision, photogrammetry, mapping).