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Dr. Markus Schneider
University of Florida
Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering
Malachowsky Hall
1889 Museum Rd
Room 6106
Gainesville, FL 32611
Phone: +1 (352) 505-1584 (direct)
Phone: +1 (352) 392-1200 (secretary)
Fax: +1 (352) 392-1220

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I am a faculty in the Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) at the University of Florida. I teach general and advanced database classes for undergraduate and graduate students as well as special topics classes with respect to my research areas. My research is on enhancing database technology with a focus on databases for new, emerging applications like spatial, spatiotemporal, geoinformatics, and geographic information system (GIS) applications.

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Markus Schneider has been a Professor at the Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) of the University of Florida, USA, since 2014. He received a Master (Diploma) degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Dortmund, Germany, in 1990, and a Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat) degree in Computer Science from the FernUniversit├Ąt in Hagen, Germany, in 1995. From 1996 to 2001 he worked as a research assistant at the FernUniversit├Ąt Hagen. From 2002 to 2008 he was an Assistant Professor and from 2008 to 2014 he was an Associate Professor in the CISE Department at the University of Florida. He is a recipient of the 2004 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award. His research interests include spatial databases, moving objects databases, spatial data warehousing and SOLAP, spatial fuzziness, spatial information science, applied computational geometry, and extensible databases. He is the co-author of an English text book on moving objects databases, the author of an English book on spatial data types for database systems, and the author of a German text book on implementation concepts for database systems. Further, he has published more than 100 journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers. He is an editorial board member of the journal GeoInformatica and the International Journal of Geo-Information.

Last update: January 27, 2024.
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