Detailed programme 2015


General programme

June 9 June 10 June 11 June 12
Parallel Workshops Conference opening
Keynote presentation
Keynote presentation Keynote presentation
Parallel Sessions Parallel Sessions Plenary - Best Papers Session
Plenary - Closing session

Conference Schedule

Tuesday, June 09th

Registration Workshops
Coffee Break
Registration Workshops
Registration Workshops
Coffee Break
Registration Workshops
Welcome Reception

Wednesday, June 10th

Opening Session
Keynote Session: Miguel Castro Neto

Chair: Fernando Bação
Coffee Break
Session 1 - Volunteered Geographic Information I

Chair: Martin Raubal

Applications of Volunteered Geographic Information in Surveying Engineering: A First Approach
Ioannis Sofos, Vassilios Vescoukis and Maria Tsakiri

A Semantic Region Growing Algorithm: Extraction of Urban Settings
Heidi Hobel, Amin Abdalla, Paolo Fogliaroni and Andrew U. Frank

A Gamification Framework for Volunteered Geographic Information
Roberta Martella, Christian Kray and Eliseo Clementini

Open Geo-Data for Innovative Services and User Applications Towards Smart Cities. The GeoSmartCity Portuguese Pilot
Nelson Mileu and João Melo

Session 2 - Spatial and Spatiotemporal Modeling and Reasoning

Chair:Fred Toppen

Aggregating Spatio-temporal Phenomena at Multiple Levels of Detail
Ricardo Almeida Silva, João Moura Pires, Maribel Yasmina Santos and Rui Leal

An Aggregated Graph to Qualify Historical Spatial Networks using Temporal Patterns Detection
Benoit Costes, Julien Perret, Bénédicte Bucher and Maurizio Gribaudi

"Turn left" vs. "Walk towards the café": When Relative Directions Work Better than Landmarks
Jana Götze and Johan Boye

Self-learning Virtual Sensor Networks using Low-cost Electronics in Urban Geosensor Networks
Daniel Henzen, Pierre Karrasch and Lars Bernard

Session 3 - Spatial Decision Support Systems

Chair: Joaquín Huerta

Drawing with Geography
Takeshi Shirabe

Road Network Segmentation for Bus-based Evacuation
Md. Imran Hossain and Wolfgang Reinhardt

Automated Generation of Indoor Accessibility Information for Mobility-Impaired Individuals
Nemanja Kostic and Simon Scheider

Survey on Maturity Models for the Geospatial Domain
Athanasios Karalopoulos and Marinos Kavouras

Session 4 - Spatial and Spatiotemporal Data Analysis I

Chair: Werner Kuhn

Detecting Mobility Patterns with Stationary Bluetooth Sensors: A Real-World Case Study
Marc Müller, Daniel Schulz, Michael Mock and Dirk Hecker

Real-time Anomaly Detection from Environmental Data Streams
Sergi Trilles, Sven Schade, Óscar Belmonte and Joaquín Huerta

Passive WiFi Monitoring of the Rhythm of the Campus
Eftychia Kalogianni, Rusnè Šilerytė, Marco Lam, Kaixuan Zhou, Martijn van der Ham, Stefan van der Spek and Edward Verbree

Towards Real-Time Processing of Massive Spatio-Temporally Distributed Sensor Data: A Sequential Strategy Based on Kriging
Peter Lorkowski and Thomas Brinkhoff

Session 5 - Spatial Data Infrastructures

Chair: Bénédicte Bucher

A SDI’s in Archaeology in the Iberian Peninsula: Achieving interoperability of Cultural Heritage data in INSPIRE
Carlos Fernández Freire, Ernesto Salas Tovar, Rocío Gutiérrez González and Juan M. Vicent García

Geoprocessing Appstore
Christin Henzen, Johannes Brauner, Matthias Müller, Daniel Henzen and Lars Bernard

Performance investigation of selected SQL and NoSQL databases
Stephan Schmid, Eszter Galicz and Wolfgang Reinhardt

Feasibility of OGC’s GeoSynchronization Service for delivering the incremental updates from a national topographic database
FEero Hietanen, Lassi Lehto and Pekka Latvala

Session 6 - Spatial Semantics, Semantic WEB and GIS

Chair: Marinos Kavouras

Enabling Semantic Search and Knowledge Discovery for ArcGIS Online: A Linked-Data-driven Approach
Yingjie Hu, Krzysztof Janowicz, Sathya Prasad and Song Gao

From Snapshots to Processes Description – Spatiotemporal Modelling using RDF Datasets and Formal Ontologies
Jaromar Łukowicz and Adam Iwaniak

smart Emergency Response System (smartERS) – the Oil Spill Use Case
Gianluca Luraschi and Michele Vespe

Coffee Break
Session 7 - Spatial and Spatiotemporal Data Analysis II

Chair: Wolfgang Reinhardt

Statistical Learning Approach for Wind Speed Distribution Mapping: UK as a Case Study
Fabio Veronesi, Stefano Grassi, Martin Raubal and Lorenz Hurni

Using Geolocated Tweets for Characterization of Portuguese Administrative Regions
Gaspar Brogueira, Fernando Batista and João Carvalho

Towards a Qualitative Assessment of Changes in Geographic Vector Datasets
Karl Rehrl, Richard Brunauer and Simon Gröchenig

Analysing the Detection and Correction Parameters in the Homogenisation of Climate Data Series using gsimcli
Sara Ribeiro, Júlio Caineta, Ana Cristina Costa and Roberto Henriques

Session 8 - Spatial Data Quality and Security

Chair: Marek Baranowski

Privacy Preserving Centralized Counting of Moving Objects
Thomas Liebig

Spatial Data Quality: What do you mean?
Wies Vullings, J.D. Bulens, F.I. Rip, M. Boss, G. Hazeu, M. Meijer and M.H. Storm

Service-based Combination of Quality Assurance and Fusion Processes for the Validation of Crowdsourced Observations
Stefan Wiemann, Sam Meek, Colin Chapman, Didier Leibovici, Mike Jackson and Lars Bernard

Session 9 - Geospatial Applications

Chair: Armanda Rodrigues

GIS Workflow for Continuous Soil Moisture Estimation based on Medium Resolution Satellite Data
Boudewijn van Leeuwen

Computing Solar Radiation on CityGML Building Data
Manfred Wieland, Alexandru Nichersu, Syed Monjur Murshed and Jochen Wendel

Are Real and Satisfaction-adjusted Distances to Health Services Related to Quality of Life? A Case Study in Lower-income Urban Neighborhoods in Quito, Ecuador
Pablo Cabrera Barona and Thomas Blaschke

Contextual Line Generalization – Extending ArcGIS Generalization
Titus Tienaah, Emmanuel Stefanakis and David Coleman

Cultural Walk

Thursday, June 11th

Keynote Session: Isabel Cruz

Chair: Maribel Yasmina Santos
Coffee Break
Session 10 - Volunteered Geographic Information II

Chair: Tiina Sarjakoski

Assessing Positional Accuracy of Drainage Networks Extracted from ASTER, SRTM and OpenStreetMap
Elisabete Monteiro, Cidália Fonte and João Manuel de Lima

Toward a Collective Tagging Android Application for Gathering Accessibility-related Geospatial Data in European cities
Mohamed Bakillah, Amin Mobasheri, Adam Rousell, Stefan Hahmann, Jamal Jokar Arsanjani, Steve H.L. Liang

Motivating Citizens to Take Action for Biodiversity Conservation using Geospatial Systems
Jens Ingensand, Sarah Composto, Marion Nappez, Stéphane Joost, Ivo Widmer, Olivier Ertz and Daniel Rappo

Using Ambient Geographic Information (AGI) in Order to Understand Emotion & Stress within Smart Cities
Tiago Oliveira and Marco Painho

Session 11 - Mobility of Persons, Objects and Systems

Chair: Jorge Rocha

Testing a Route Probability Model with Floating Car Data
David Jonietz, Carolin von Groote-Bidlingmaier and Sabine Timpf

A Space in a Space: Connecting Indoor and Outdoor Geography
Stefan Schabus, Johannes Scholz and Thomas J. Lampoltshammer

Towards Regulation-aware Navigation: a Behavior-based Mapping Approach
Stefania Zourlidou and Monika Sester

Providing Directions in Indoor Spaces: Two Approaches for Public Displays Compared
Markus Konkol, Christian Kray and Thore Fechner

Session 12 - Real-time GIS and Geosensors Networks

Chair: Filipe Meneses

Labeling Streets Along a Route in Interactive 3D Maps Using Billboards
Nadine Schwartges, Benjamin Morgan, Jan-Henrik Haunert and Alexander Wolff

Hybrid Geo-Information Processing: Crowdsourced Supervision of Geographic Machine Learning Tasks
Frank Ostermann

A GEO Label for the Sensor Web
Daniel Nüst and Victoria Lush

AGILE Annual Meeting

Session 13 - Modelling and Spatial Analysis of Urban Dynamics

Chair: Toshihiro Osaragi

Usage Differences Between Bikes and e-Bikes
Dominik Allemann and Martin Raubal

Understanding Taxi Driving Behaviors from Movement Data
Linfang Ding, Hongchao Fan and Liqiu Meng

Subjective Evaluations of Urban Parks and Objective Spatial Indices
Gyula Kothencz, Bernhard Brunner and Thomas Blaschke

Extracting Place Emotions from Travel Blogs
Andrea Ballatore and Benjamin Adams

Session 14 - Spatial and Spatiotemporal Data Analysis III

Chair: João Moura Pires

Performance Analysis of Some Machine Learning Algorithms for Regression Under Varying Spatial Autocorrelation
Sebastian Santibanez, Tobia Lakes and Marius Kloft

Central Places in Wikipedia
Carsten Keßler

Temporal Occurrence and Dependency of Georeferenced Emotions Extracted from Usergenerated Content
Eva Hauthal and Dirk Burghardt

Measuring Boundaries in the Dialect Continuum
Péter Jeszenszky and Robert Weibel

Session 15 - Perception and Representation of Geographic Phenomena and Spatial Cognition

Chair: Hardy Pundt

Empirical Construction of a Landmark Ontology for Wayfinding in Varying Conditions of Nature
Pyry Kettunen and Tiina Sarjakoski

Navigating on Web Maps: Route Characteristics and Performance
Stefan Fuest, Rui Li and Angela Schwering

Eliciting Residents’ Preferences for Urban Function Change Using Online Geo-questionnaires
Michał Czepkiewicz, Marek Młodkowski, Zbigniew Zwoliński and Piotr Jankowski

Gala Dinner

Friday, June 12th

Keynote Session: Phil Archer

Chair: Marco Painho
Coffee Break
Session 16 - Best Paper Session

Chair: Lars Bernard

Designing a Language for Spatial Computing
Werner Kuhn and Andrea Ballatore

Exploring the potential of combining taxi GPS and Flickr data for discovering functional regions
Jean Damascene Mazimpaka and Sabine Timpf

Voluminator - Approximating the Volume of 3D Buildings to Overcome Topological Errors
Horst Steuer, Thomas Machl, Lukas Liebel and Thomas H. Kolbe

Implementing Naive Geography via Qualitative Spatial Relation Queries
Paolo Fogliaroni and Heidi Hobel

An Agent-Based Simulation Framework for Location-Based Games
Thomas Heinz and Christoph Schlieder

Closing, Awards, Presentation of the Next Conference

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