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Researcher Profile

Anita Graser MSc

 Anita Graser MSc




Mobility Systems

Competence Unit

Dynamic Transportation Systems




+43 50550 6304


Giefinggasse 2, 1210 Vienna


Field: Mobility Data Collection and Analysis

Main Research: Data Science & GIScience

Experience: - Data quality assessment - Big data handling (analysis and visualization) - Mobility data (e.g. FCD, AIS, CDR) - Spatial data analysis

  • since 2012: OSGeo Charter Member
  • since 2013: QGIS PSC Member
  • 2015-2017: OSGeo Board of Directors


  • Towards an Open Source Analysis Toolbox for Street Network Comparison: Indicators, Tools and Results of a Comparison of OSM and the Official Austrian Reference Graph
    Author(s): Anita Graser, Markus Straub, Melitta Dragaschnig
    Journal: Transactions in GIS (2014)
  • Processing: A Python Framework for the Seamless Integration of Geoprocessing Tools in QGIS
    Author(s): Anita Graser, Victor Olaya
    Journal: ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 4 (2015) ; 2219-2245
  • Improving vehicle speed estimates using street network centrality
    Author(s): Anita Graser, Maximilian Leodolter, Hannes Koller, Norbert Brändle
    Journal: International Journal of Cartography (2016)
  • GIS and Transport Modeling—Strengthening the Spatial Perspective
    Author(s): Martin Loidl, Gudrun Wallentin, Rita Cyganski, Anita Graser, Johannes Scholz, Eva Haslauer
    Journal: ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. (2016)
  • Geometric methods for estimating representative sidewalk widths applied to Vienna’s streetscape surfaces database
    Author(s): Tadej Brezina, Anita Graser, Ulrich Leth
    Journal: Journal of Geographical Systems, 19(2) (2017) ; 157-174
  • Untangling origin-destination flows in geographic information systems
    Author(s): Anita Graser, Johanna Schmidth, Florian Roth, Norbert Brändle
    Journal: Information Visualization, 18(1) (2017) ; 153-172
  • Combining spatial information and optimization for locating emergency medical service stations: A case study for Lower Austria
    Author(s): Robert Fritze, Anita Graser, Markus Sinnl
    Journal: International Journal of Medical Informatics, 111 (2018) ; 24-36
  • The M³ massive movement model: a distributed incrementally updatable solution for big movement data exploration
    Author(s): Anita Graser, Peter Widhalm, Melitta Dragaschnig
    Journal: International Journal of Geographical Information Science (2020)
  • -;
    Learning QGIS 2.0

    Author(s): Anita Graser
    Publisher: Packt Publishing Limited, Birmingham, UK; 2013; 178216748x
  • -;
    QGIS Map Design

    Author(s): Anita Graser, Gretchen Peterson
    Publisher: Locate Press; 2016
  • Assessing Traffic Performance using Position Density of Sparse FCD
    Author(s): Anita Graser, Wolfgang Ponweiser, Melitta Dragaschnig, Norbert Brändle, Peter Widhalm
    Conference Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference 2012, Anchorage, USA
  • Fast Hidden Markov Model Map-Matching for Sparse and Noisy Trajectories
    Author(s): Hannes Koller, Peter Widhalm, Melitta Dragaschnig, Anita Graser
    Conference Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference 2015
  • GIS Software (2014)
    FH Wr. Neustadt
  • GIS Software (2015)
    FH Wr. Neustadt
  • QGIS Modul (2015)
    Universtität Salzburg - ZGIS

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