The plaque of WHU-Cennavi Spatio-temporal Big Data Joint Laboratory was unveiled
2018-04-23 14:37:03

On December 27th, 2017, the plaque of the Spatio-temporal Big Data Joint Laboratory organized by Center for Studies of Information Resources, Wuhan University (CSIR, WHU) and the Beijing Cennavi Co., Ltd. subordinate to the China Siwei Surveying and Mapping Technology Co., Ltd. was unveiled in the Building of the School of Information Management (SIM). The leaderships from the Office of Development Planning and Academic Development, the Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences, the SIM as well as the CSIR, and those from Cennavi and Siwei Surveying and Mapping Technology attended the ceremony.

Before the ceremony, the leaderships and experts together visited the Center for Experimental Library and Information Science Education, the national demonstration center for experimental teaching.

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The ceremony was hosted by Professor Wang Xiaoguang, and Professor Wu Shijing, the head of the Office of Development Planning and Academic Development, Mr. Liang Yongjie, the vice president of Siwei Surveying and Mapping Technology and general manager of Cennavi, as well as Professor Ma Feicheng, the senior professor of WHU and chief scientist of the CSIR made an opening speech respectively. Witnessed by the representatives of WHU, Siwei Surveying and Mapping Technology as well as Cennavi and the media, the two parties unveiled the plaque of the joint laboratory.

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The ceremony of unveiling the plaque

Later on, Mr. Shi Qinghua, the chief architect of Siwei Surveying and Mapping Technology and vice-general manager of the Cennavi, and Professor Li Gang, the director of the CSIR, WHU made a wonderful keynote speech respectively, introducing the situation of the research and the technological achievements. Mr. Shi Qinghua first introduced the technological products of the Cennavi with the MineData Platform as a core, the Beehive Data Technology as a basis, and explained the detailed process of location big data from data acquisition to application, showing the Cennavi’s remarkable achievements in this field. And starting with the transformation of a ternary universe composed of the cyberspace, the physical world and the human society with the development of information and technologies, Professor Li Gang introduced the theoretical system of city data mapping which involves the data integration of city’s perceived and cognitive data as well as showcase and analysis of data, on the theme of the Ternary Universe and City Data Mapping,

After the keynote speeches, the attendees visited the surrounding environment and basic facilities of the joint laboratory and gave some suggestions about the construction of the laboratory.

The CSIR of WHU and the Cennavi of the Siwei Surveying and Mapping Technology signed the strategic cooperative agreement on May this year, and established the strategic partnership of cooperation. The two parties fully integrate their technological and research advantages and data resource superiority to set up the Spatio-temporal Big Data Joint Laboratory, and will have further cooperation in the aspects of technological research and application in the field of big data, quality evaluation of big data application and joint application for national major research projects.

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Professor Li Gang’s Speech

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Mr. Shi Qinghua’s Speech