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Liqiu Meng is an internationally distinguished cartographer. She studied cartography in China, did her PhD degree in Germany for a topic of automatic recognition of map text and got her professorship qualification in Sweden for the field of geoinformatics. In cooperation with the Swedish Armed Forces she led the largest Swedish research project for automatic geodata generalization. As member of senate of Helmholtz Association she is responsible for the research agenda “Earth and Environment”.
Her scientific work has been mainly carried out in the Department of Cartography, Technical University of Munich, covering research areas of pattern recognition, spatial data integration, automatic map generalization, multimodal navigation algorithms, spatio-temporal urban information systems, map semiotics and adaptive visualization for mobile applications.