Edzer Pebesma

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Director of the Institute for Geoinformatics - University of Münster

Prof. Dr. Edzer Pebesma

Topics: spatial and spatiotemporal classes in R, simple features for R, tidy spatial data analysis with R, scalable raster data analysis in the cloud with R.

Edzer Pebesma is a university professor at the University of Münster, institute for geoinformatics. Edzer is one of the authors of Applied Spatial Data Analysis with R book, Co-Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Statistical Software, and associate editor for Spatial Statistics. He has been teaching at almost every GEOSTAT Summer school.

  • PhD, University of Utrecht (geosciences)
Interface between different spatial libraries is an important layer because it enables people to better express their problem.