PhD School Proceedings


PhD School 2019

Proceedings of the 5th AGILE PhD School may be found on this website.

Editors: Alexander Kmoch, Daniel Nüst, & Evelyn Uuemaa 


PhD School 2017

Proceedings 4th AGILE PhD School

The list below contains the papers of the AGILE PhD School 2017 in Leeds, UK. The proceedings of the PhD school are published as CEUR workshop proceedings.


Integration of Social Media in Spatial Crime Analysis and Prediction Models for Events
Alina Ristea, Michael Leitner

Development of Methodological Tools for Assessment and Enhancement Geospatial Literacy
Christos Charcharos

Place-based GIS: Functional Space
Emmanuel Papadakis, Thomas Blaschke

Understanding Human Activities in Green Areas with Social Media Data
Vuokko Heikinheimo

Using Multi-Sensor Tracking Data to Analyze The Mobility and Activity Behavior of Older Adults
Hoda Allahbakhshi, Robert Weibel

Geospatial Data Integration and Visualisation Using Linked Data
Weiming Huang, Ali Mansourian, Lars Harrie

Development of a Monitoring System for Tthe Evaluation of the Hydromorphological Status of Small and Medium Sized Rivers in the Free State of Saxony
Sebastian Hunger

Automating Geological Mapping: a Constraint-Based Approach
Azimjon Sayidov, Robert Weibel

Natural Disaster Database Design and Development for Himalaya Using Social Media
Kiran Zahra


PhD School 2015

Proceedings 3rd AGILE PhD School

The list below contains the papers of the AGILE PhD School 2015 in Champs sur Marne (Paris), France. The proceedings of the PhD school are published as CEUR workshop proceedings.


Road regulation sensing with in-vehicle sensors
Stefania Zourlidou, Monika Sester

A pattern-based design environment for creating geogames
Thomas Heinz

Image and 3D structure based ontology for object recognition
Paulo Dias Almeida, Jorge Gustavo Rocha

Assessing geographic data usability in analytical contexts by using sensitivity analyses of geospatial processes
Robin Frew

Minimal structure from motion representation for image geocoding
Nuno Amorim, Jorge Gustavo Rocha

A framework to specify agent-based models in geographic sciences
Cédric Grueau, João Araujo

The interplay of places and human social networks
Christoph Stich

Describing the levels of detail for the analysis of spatio-temporal events
Ricardo Almeida Silva

Semiotics of addressing systems in urban environments
Negar Alinaghi

Modeling the dynamics of maritime territories to assess the vulnerability of the maritime network
Martin Tanguy, Aldo Napoli

Identifying urban corridors : unified concept and global analysis
Isabel Georg, Hannes Taubenböck

Volunteered geographic information and data quality - the case of social reporting
Olga Yanenko

The emotion-aware city: using ambient geographic information (AGI) in order to understand emotion & stress within smart cities
Tiago H. Moreira de Oliveira

Exploring climate change and its impact on agriculture using volunteered geographic information
Hamed Mehdipoor

Detection of potential updates of authoritative spatial databases by fusion of volunteered geographical information from different sources
Stefan S. Ivanović, Ana-Maria Olteanu Raimond, Sébastien Mustière, Thomas Devogele

Detecting unstructured events through multi-source data analysis
Patrizia Sulis, Ed Manley

Adding intermediate representations in a multi-scale map to enable a smooth zooming
Marion Dumont, Guillaume Touya, Cécile Duchêne

Detecting and analysing "urban villages" in the Pearl River delta using multi-source remote sensing data
Chunzhu Wei, Ed Manley

Optimizing the provision of cultural ecosystem service for inhabitants: combing residential distance with landscape characteristics
Ting Zhou, Eveline S. van Leeuwen, Eric Koomen

An integrated geo-spatial approach of access to public healthcare services and socio-economic analyses
Pablo Cabrera-Barona


PhD School 2013

Proceedings 2nd AGILE PhD School

The list below contains the papers of the AGILE PhD School 2013 in Frauenwörth, Germany. The proceedings of the PhD school are published as CEUR workshop proceedings.


Data Fusion within Spatial Data Infrastructures
Stefan Wiemann, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

Dynamic Label Placement in Practice
Nadine Schwartges, Chair of Computer Science I, University of Würzburg, Germany

Interactions between Levels in an Agent Oriented Model for Generalisation
Adrien Maudet, Université Paris Est, IGN, COGIT, Saint-Mandé, France

Estimation of Human Mobility Patterns and Their Attributes Using Anonymized Mobile Phone CDR
Ayumi Arai, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Uncertainty visualization modelling in selected applications
Radka Báčová, Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic

Visualization Techniques for Exploring Trajectory Data
Tiago Goncalves, Faculdade de Ciencias da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Empirical Evaluation of Serial Crime Patterns in Eastern Nairobi, Kenya
Lucy Waruguru Mburu, Department of Geography - GIScience Research Group, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Spatio-temporal dynamics of the fringe landscapes
Yulia Grinblat, Laboratory of Geosimulation and Spatial Analysis, Tel Aviv University, Israel

IPCC Climate Change Scenarios Based Landslide Risk Modelling: A Geospatial Approach
Bakhtiar Feizizadeh, Department of Geography & Geology & Centre for Geoinformatics, University of Salzburg, Austria

Community-based spatial planning with social geo-web platforms
Karl Atzmanstorfer, DK-Science College, University of Salzburg, Austria

Development of an integrated spatial optimization model for renewable energy planning
Stefano Grassi, Institute of Cartography and Geoinformation, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

To what extent can land cover change detection within ecotonal areas be enhanced via the integration of directed crowdsourcing with machine learning techniques?
Laura Kinley, Nottingham Geospatial Institute, University of Nottingham, UK


PhD School 2012

Proceedings 1st AGILE PhD School

Editors: Hardy Pundt, Lars Bernard

ISBN: 978-3-8440-0873-9

The list below contains the papers of the AGILE PhD School 2012 in Wernigerode, Germany. They are published in Proceedings 1st AGILE PhD School, ISBN: 978-3-8440-0873-9, which is part of the series Regionales Innovationszentrum für nachhaltiges Wirtschaften und Umwelt-/Geoinformation in the Shaker Verlag GmbH.

A document with all proceedings is available here


New hypotheses on serial offender’s spatial behaviour
Marie Trotta, University of Liège, Belgium

Integration of temporal and semantic components into the Geographic Information: Methodology
Willington Siabato, Technical University of Madrid, Spain
Bruno Martins, Instituto Superior Técnico, Porto Salvo, Portugal

Information Overload Problem in Decision Making
Ricardo Filipe Silva, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, CENTRA, Portugal

Semantic description of generalisation web services for on-demand mapping
Nicholas Gould, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom

Geospatial Ontology Harmonization
Heshan Du, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Development of a Framework for Uncertainty-Aware Land Cover Change Analyses with Visual Analytics Methods
Christoph Kinkeldey, HafenCity University Hamburg, Laboratory for Geoinformatics and Geovisualization, Germany

Modeling and Validation of Spatial Uncertainty as a Context to Provide Ambient Services
Anahid Bassiri, K.N.Toosi University, Teheran, Iran

Towards Understanding The Factors of Integrating Spatial Data Infrastructures and Crowdsourced Geographic Data
Mark Iliffe, University of Nottingham, Nottingham Geospatial Institute / Horizon Doctoral Training Centre, United Kingdom

Spatial Scale in Digital Soil Mapping
Stefano Cavazzi, Cranfield University, National Soil Resources Institute, United Kingdom

Ad-hoc-Geoprocessing in Spatial Data Infrastructures – Formalizations for Geooperators
Johannes Brauner, Technische Universität Dresden, Geoinformation Systems, Germany

Towards a CityGML based data model for the GRB, the 2D-large scale topographic inventory of Flanders
Ine de Cubber, Katholieke Hoogeschool Sint-Lieven, Gent, Belgium
Jos van Orshoven, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Modeling and analysis of migration movement of pre-colonial cultures in the Amazon basin
Carolin von Groote-Bidlingmaier, University of Augsburg, Germany
Sabine Timpf, University of Augsburg, Germany

Crowdsourcing Building Interior Models
Julian Rosser, University of Nottingham, Geospatial Institute, United Kingdom

Taking VGI Seriously: The Portuguese Administrative Modernization Agency (AMA) Case Study
Antonio José Silva, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Superior de Estatísticae Gestão de Informação, Portugal
Jorge Gustavo Rocha, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal

Context-based geoinformation technologies in e-Tourism
Thomas Spangenberg, University of Applied Sciences Harz, Wernigerode, Germany

Information Overload Problem in Decision Making: The Important Relies on Changes
Ricardo Filipe Silva, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, CENTRA, Portugal

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