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Dipl.-Ing. Eleni Gadolou

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Address: Dept. of Geography, Harokopeio University of Athens
El.Venizelou 70
17671 Athens

Eleni Gadolou has a Diploma of Engineering in Surveying from the Department of Rural & Surveying Engineering of National Technical University of Athens. She received her Master of Science on Applied Geography and Area Management from Harokopeio University in 2007.

She is now a PhD student at the Department of Geography of Harokopeio University of Athens. Her research work is in the thematic field of Web Cartography focusing on the promotion of the Historical Cartographic Heritage through a Spatial Data Infrastructure and the development of new tools for the usability of historical maps’ thematic content for educational and cultural purposes.

She is also a laboratory assistant in the Department of Surveying Engineering of the Technological Educational Institute of Athens supporting the courses “General and Mathematical Cartography”, “Digital Cartographic” and “Applications of Geographical Information Systems”.

She has participated in several projects concerning the development of Spatial Databases and Geographical Information Systems and applications on the Web at both the academic field and public sector.

Currently, she participates in the DAAD – IKYDA project “Non-linear Digital Storytelling for the Battleship G. Averof”, a collaborative project of I5 RWTH Aachen University and Department of Geography of Harokopeio University of Athens.

Scientific interests

Historical Map Collections on the web, Semantics and Map Ontologies, Spatial metadata standards, Interoperability in Cultural Heritage Management, Storytelling.


Haroula Papadaki, Eleni Gadolou, Emmanuel Stefanakis, 2009. Collaborative GIS platforms for Storytelling – Case Study: Battleship Averof. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Story-Telling and Educational Games (STEG'09) in conjunction with the 8th International Conference on Web-based Learning 2009 (ICWL 2009) RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, August 19-21, 2009.


Person Publications

Haroula Papadaki, Eleni Gadolou, Emmanuel Stefanakis, Georgios Kritikos, Yiwei Cao, Anna Hannemann, Dejan Kovachev, Ralf Klamma

The role of CMS in the education of GIS using storytelling

Seventh European GIS Education Seminar (EUGISES 2010), September 9 - 12, 2010, Serres Greece.

Eleni Gadolou, Haroula Papadaki, Emmanuel Stefanakis, Georgios Kritikos, Yiwei Cao, Anna Hannemann, Ralf Klamma, Dejan Kovachev

Storytelling, Spatial Standards and Cultural Heritage Management

(short paper), Marco Painho, Maribel Yasmina Santos and Hardy Pundt (eds.): Proceedings of 13th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science: Geospatial Thinking, Guimaraes, Portugal, May 10-14, 2010

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