[Qgis-community-team] Call For Participation: ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2011 Conference (Nov. 1-4, 2011, Chicago, IL)

Wei Ding ding at cs.umb.edu
Sun Sep 11 19:34:33 EDT 2011

The 19th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic
Information Systems (http://acmgis2011.cs.umn.edu) will be held in Chicago,
on November 1-4, 2011.  Online registration is open at
http://acmgis2011.cs.umn.edu/registration.html . ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS is a
premier annual conference of the newly established ACM Special Interest
Group on Spatial Information (ACM SIGSPATIAL http://www.sigspatial.org/). We
hope that you will be able to attend and we look forward to your

The invited speakers include:

 - Harry Shum, Corporate Vice President for Search, Microsoft

 - Ben Shneiderman, Professor of Computer Science, University of Maryland

General Chairs:

Isabel Cruz <http://www.cs.uic.edu/Cruz/>, University of Illinois

Divyakant Agrawal <http://www.cs.ucsb.edu/~agrawal/>, University of
California at Santa Barbara

Program Committee Chairs:

Christian S. Jensen <http://cs.au.dk/~csj/>, Aarhus University

Eyal Ofek <http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/eyalofek/>,
Microsoft Research

Egemen Tanin <http://ww2.cs.mu.oz.au/~egemen>, University of

It is a pleasure to announce the list of accepted papers (Poster papers: to
be announced):

*Full papers*

1 (3): Finding the Most Accessible Locations - Reverse Path Nearest Neighbor
Query in Road Networks

Shuo Shang (University of Queensland)
Bo Yuan (Tsinghua University)
Ke Deng (University of Queensland)
kexin Xie (University of Queensland)
Xiaofang Zhou (University of Queensland)

2 (25): Discovering Interesting Sub-paths in Spatiotemporal Datasets: A
Summary of Results

Xun Zhou (University of Minnesota)
Shashi Shekhar (University of Minnesota)
Stefan Liess (University of Minnesota)

3 (30): Fast GPU-based Locality Sensitive Hashing for K-Nearest Neighbor

Jia Pan (UNC Chapel Hill)
Dinesh Manocha (UNC Chapel Hill)

4 (46): A spatial neighborhood graph approach to regional co-location
pattern discovery: A summary of results

Pradeep Mohan (University of Minnesota)
Shashi Shekhar (University of Minnesota)
James Shine (Engineer Research and Development Center)
James Rogers (Engineer Research and Development Center)
Zhe Jiang (University of Minnesota)

5 (48): Similarity Search on a Large Collection of Point Sets

Marco Adelfio (University of Maryland)
Sarana Nutanong (University of Maryland)
Hanan Samet (University of Maryland)

6 (56): Pedestrian-movement Prediction based on Mixed Markov-chain Model

Akinori Asahara (Hitachi Ltd.)
Akiko Sato (Hitachi Ltd.)
Kishiko Maruyama (Hitachi Ltd.)
Koichi Seto (Hitachi Ltd.)

7 (59): Learning Location Naming from User Check-In Histories

Defu Lian (University of Science and Technology of China)
Xing Xie (Microsoft Research Asia)

8 (60): Natural Neighbor Interpolation on a 3D Grid using a GPU

Alex Beutel (Duke University)
Thomas Mølhave (Duke University)
Pankaj Agarwal (Duke University)
Arnold Boedihardjo (Army Research Office)
James Shine (Engineer Research and Development Center)

9 (64): Planar Segments of Building Roofs from Aerial Photogrammetry

Philipp Meixner (Graz University of Technology)
Franz Leberl (Graz University of Technology)
Mathieu Brédif (Institute Géographique Nationale, France)

10 (65): Path Shapes - An Alternative Method for Map Matching and Fully
Autonomous Self-Localization

Stefan Funke (University of Stuttgart)
Sabine Storandt (University of Stuttgart)

11 (69): Semantic Trajectory Mining for Next Location Prediction

Jia-Ching Ying (National Cheng Kung University)
Tz-Chiao Weng (National Cheng Kung University)
Wang-Chien Lee (Pennsylvania State University)
Vincent Tseng (National Cheng Kung University)

12 (82): Median trajectories using well-visited regions and shortest paths

Marc Van Kreveld (Utrecht University, the Netherlands)
Lionov Wiratma (Parahyangan Catholic University)

13 (83): On Efficient Obstructed Reverse Nearest Neighbor Query Processing

Yunjun Gao (Zhejiang University)
Jiacheng Yang (Zhejiang University)
Gang Chen (Zhejiang University)
Baihua Zheng (Zhejiang University)
Lidan Shou (Zhejiang University)

14 (84): A splitting line model for directional relations

Kevin Buchin (TU Eindhoven)
Vincent Kusters (TU Eindhoven)
Bettina Speckmann (TU Eindhoven)
Frank Staals (TU Eindhoven)
Bogdan Vasilescu (TU Eindhoven)

15 (86): Conflation of Road Network and Geo-referenced Image Using Sparse

Jiantong Zhang (TUM)

16 (89): Transportation Mode Detection using Mobile Devices and GIS

Leon Stenneth (University of Illinois Chicago)
Philip Yu (University of Illinois Chicago)
Bo Xu (University of Illinois Chicago)

17 (95): Constructing Geo-Ontologies by Reification of Observation Data

Benjamin Adams (University of California at Santa Barbara)
Krzysztof Janowicz (University of California at Santa Barbara)

18 (107): Multi-Approximate-Keyword Routing in GIS Data

Bin Yao (Florida State University)
Mingwang Tang (Florida State University)
Feifei Li (Florida State University)

19 (125): What You Are is When You Are - The Temporal Dimension of Feature
Types in Location-based Social Networks

Mao Ye (Pennsylvania State University)
Krzysztof Janowicz (University of California at Santa Barbara)
Wang-Chien Lee (Pennsylvania State University)
Christoph Mulligann (University of Münster)

20 (126): EnAcq: Energy-efficient Trajectory Data Acquisition Based on
Improved Map Matching

Shunkai Fang (National University of Singapore)
Roger Zimmermann (National University of Singapore)

21 (133): Data-Driven Trajectory Smoothing

Frederic Chazal (INRIA Saclay – Île-de-France)
Daniel Chen (Stanford University)
Leo Guibas (Stanford University)
Xiaoye Jiang (Stanford University)
Christian Sommer (MIT)

22 (140): Privacy-Preserving Assessment of Location Data Trustworthiness

Fang-Yu Rao (Purdue University)
Gabriel Ghinita (Purdue University)
Elisa Bertino (Purdue University)

23 (146): Kinetic space-time prisms

Walied Othman (IFGI)
Harvey Miller (University of Utah)
Bart Kuijpers (Hasselt University)

24 (147): Exact and Approximate Computations of Watersheds on Triangulated

Constantinos Tsirogiannis (TU Eindhoven)
Mark de Berg (TU Eindhoven)

25 (148): Flow on Noisy Terrains: An Experimental Evaluation

Constantinos Tsirogiannis (TU Eindhoven)
Herman Haverkort (TU Eindhoven)

26 (158): Evaluating and Minimizing Ambiguities in Qualitative Route

Matthias Westphal (University of Freiburg)
Jochen Renz (Australian National University)

27 (162): Boundary-Labeling Algorithms for Panorama Images

Andreas Gemsa (KIT)
Jan-Henrik Haunert (University of Würzburg)
Martin Noellenburg (KIT)

28 (183): The PR-star octree: A spatio-topological data structure for
tetrahedral meshes

Kenneth Weiss (University of Maryland)
Riccardo Fellegara (University of Genova)
Leila De Floriani (University of Genova)
Marcello Velloso (University of Maryland)

29 (228): A New Method for Subdivision Simplification with Applications to
Urban-Area Generalization

Kevin Buchin (TU Eindhoven)
Wouter Meulemans (TU Eindhoven)
Bettina Speckmann (TU Eindhoven)

30 (234): Delineating Imprecise Regions via Shortest-Path Graphs

Mark de Berg (TU Eindhoven)
Wouter Meulemans (TU Eindhoven)
Bettina Speckmann (TU Eindhoven)

31 (243): Exploration and Comparison of Geographic Information Sources using
Distance Statistics

Christian Sengstock (University of Heidelberg)
Michael Gertz (University of Heidelberg)

32 (268): Parking Slot Assignment Games

Daniel Ayala (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Ouri Wolfson (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Jane Lin (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Bo Xu (University of Illinois at Chicago )
Bhaskar Dasgupta (University of Illinois at Chicago)

33 (271): 3D Building Roof Reconstruction from Point Clouds via Generative

Hai Huang (Leibniz University Hannover)
Claus Brenner (Leibniz University Hannover)
Monika Sester (Leibniz University Hannover)

34 (281): A Kinematics-based GIS Methodology to Represent and Analyze
Spatiotemporal Patterns of Precipitation Change

James Bothwell (Univeristy of Oklahoma)
May Yuan (University of Oklahoma)

35 (282): Prox-RBAC: A Proximity-based Spatially Aware RBAC

Michael Kirkpatrick (Purdue University)
Maria Luisa Damiani (Univeristy of Milan)
Elisa Bertino (Purdue University)

*Full industrial papers:*

36 (22):  Automatic Registration of Mobile LiDAR and Spherical Panoramas

Ruisheng Wang (NAVTEQ)
Jeff Bach (NAVTEQ)
Frank Ferrie (McGill)

37 (97): Geometric Overpass Extraction from Vector Road Data and DSMs
(Industrial Paper)

Joshua Schpok (Google)

*Ph.D. Showcase papers:*

1 (150): Construction of an Analytical Framework for Polygon-based Land Use

Chiaki Mizutani (University of Tsukuba)

2 (188): Very High Resolution Digital Elevation Models (VHR DEMs) and
multiscale landscape genomics analysis applied to an alpine plant species

Kevin Leempoel (EPFL-LASIG)
Sylvie Stucki (EPFL)
Christian Parisod (University of Neuchâtel)
Stephane Joost (EPFL)

3 (202): Measuring Terrain Distances Through Extracted Channel Networks

Christopher Stuetzle (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Zhongxian Chen (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Barbara Cutler (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Randolph Franklin (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Mehrad Kamalzare (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Thomas Zimmie (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

4 (203): A Geostatistical Framework for Categorical Spatial Data Modeling

Guofeng Cao (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Phaedon Kyriakidis (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Michael Goodchild (University of California, Santa Barbara)


1 (34): SpSJoin: Parallel Spatial Similarity Joins

Jaime Ballesteros (FIU)
Ariel Cary (FIU)
Naphtali Rishe (FIU)

2 (45): ASSIST: Access Controlled Ship Identification Streams

Baljeet Malhotra (National University of Singapore)
Jianneng Cao (National University of Singapore)
Stephane Bressan (National University of Singapore)
Wee-Juan Tan (National University of Singapore)
Thomas Kister (National University of Singapore)
Kian-Lee Tan (National University of Singapore)

3 (51): Searching Web Documents as Location Sets

Marco Adelfio (University of Maryland)
Sarana Nutanong (University of Maryland)
Hanan Samet (University of Maryland)

4 (112): Overlapping and Synchronizing Two Worlds

Daesung Jang (Pusan National University)
Joon-Seok Kim (Pusan National University)
Chi-Hyun Joo (Pusan National University)
Ki-Joune Li (Pusan National University)

5 (114): An experimental virtual museum based on augmented reality and

Miguel Felix Mata (IPN)
Christophe Claramunt (Naval Academy Research Institute, France)

Alberto Juarez (IPN)

6 (134): Exploring Spatiotemporal Patterns By Integrating Visual Analytics
With A Moving Objects Database System

Mahmoud Sakr (FernUniversität Hagen)
Ralf Guting (Fernuniversität Hagen)
Thomas Behr (FernUniversität Hagen )
Gennady Adrienko (Fraunhofer Institute IAIS)
Natalia Andrienko (Fraunhofer Institute IAIS)
Christophe Hurter (ENAC, Toulouse, France)

7 (141): Jeocrowd - Collaborative Searching of User-Generated Point Datasets

George Lamprianidis (IMIS-R.C. Athena)
Dieter Pfoser (IMIS-R.C. Athena)

8 (173): Real-Time Routing with OpenStreetMap data

Dennis Luxen (KIT)
Christian Vetter (Nokia Germany)

9 (190): TARSIUS: A System for Traffic-Aware Route Search under Conditions
of Uncertainty

Itsik Hefez (Technion)
Yaron Kanza (Technion)
Roy Levin (Technion)

10 (239): CROWDSAFE : Crowd Sourcing of Crime Incidents and Safe Routing on
Mobile Devices

Sumit Shah (Virginia Tech)
Fenye Bao (Virginia Tech)
Chang-Tien Lu (Virginia Tech)
Ing-Ray Chen (Virginia Tech)

11 (244): Porting a Web-Based Mapping Application to a Smartphone App

Hanan Samet (University of Maryland)
Marco Adelfio (University of Maryland)
Brendan Fruin (University of Maryland)
Michael Lieberman (University of Maryland)
Benjamin Teitler (University of Maryland)

12 (250): mTrend: Discovery of Topic Movements on Geo-Microblogging Messages

Kyoung-Sook Kim (NICT)
Ryong Lee (NICT)
Koji Zettsu (NICT)

13 (261): PedSeg: GPS Tracks as Priors for Overhead Image Segmentation

Shawn Newsam (University of California, Merced)
Andrew Pierce (University of California, Merced)
Brent Edmunds (University of California, Merced)

14 (276): Trip Analyzer through Smartphone Apps

Ming Li (IBM Watson)
Jing Dai (IBM Watson)
Sambit Sahu (IBM Watson)
Milind Naphade (IBM Watson)


Thanks and Best Regards,

Wei Ding
Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125
(Ph) 617-287-6428 (Fax) 617-287-6433
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