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Geographic Information Representation, Retrieval and Visualization

- Place Questions and Human-Generated Answers: A Data Analysis Approach,

Ehsan Hamzei, Haonan Li, Maria Vasardani, Timothy Baldwin, Stephan Winter and Martin Tomko

- Relaxing Unanswerable Geographic Questions Using a Spatially Explicit Knowledge Graph Embedding Model,

Gengchen Mai, Bo Yan, Krzysztof Janowicz and Rui Zhu

- Evaluating the Effectiveness of Embeddings in Representing the Structure of Geospatial Ontologies,

Federico Dassereto, Laura Di Rocco, Giovanna Guerrini and Michela Bertolotto

- Web-Based Visualization of Big Geospatial Vector Data,

Florian Zouhar and Ivo Senner


Geoinformation Science and Geospatial Technologies in Transportation

- A Clustering-Based Framework for Understanding Individuals’ Travel Mode Choice Behavior,

Pengxiang Zhao, Dominik Bucher, Henry Martin and Martin Raubal

- Classification of Urban and Rural Routes Based on Motorcycle Riding Behaviour,

Gerhard Navratil, Ioannis Giannopoulos and Gilbert Kotzbek

- Route Choice Decisions of E-Bike Users: Analysis of GPS Tracking Data in the Netherlands,

Gamze Dane, Tao Feng, Floor Luub and Theo Arentze

- Route Optimisation for Winter maintenance,

Nikmal Raghestani and Carsten Keßler


Geoinformation Science and Geospatial Technologies in Urban/Regional Planning

- Tracing Tourism Geographies with Google Trends: A Dutch Case Study,

Andrea Ballatore, Simon Scheider and Bas Spierings

- Estimating the Spatial Distribution of Vacant Houses using Public Municipal Data,

Yuki Akiyama, Akihiro Ueda, Kenta Ouchi, Natsuki Ito, Yoshiya Ono, Hideo Takaoka and Kohta Hisadomi

- Enhancing the Use of Population Statistics Derived from Mobile Phone Users by Considering Building-Use Dependent Purpose of Stay,

Toshihiro Osaragi and Ryo Kudo

- Potential of Crowdsourced Traces for Detecting Updates in Authoritative Geographic Data,

Stefan S. Ivanovic, Ana-Maria Olteanu-Raimond, Sébastien Mustière and Thomas Devogele

- A Scalable Analytical Framework for Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Neighborhood Change: A Sequence Analysis Approach,

Nikos Patias, Francisco Rowe and Stefano Cavazzi

- Improving Business-as-Usual Scenarios in Land Change Modelling by Extending the Calibration Period and Integrating Demographic Data,

Romain Mejean, Martin Paegelow, Mehdi Saqalli and Doryan Kaced


Spatial Scale as a Common Thread in Geoinformation Analysis and Modeling

- Market Area Delineation for Airports to Predict the Spread of Infectious Disease,

Carmen Huber and Claus Rinner

- Reflective Practice: Lessons Learnt by Using Board Games as a Design Tool for Location-Based Games,

Catherine Jones and Konstantinos Papangelis

- Agent-Based Simulation for Indoor Manufacturing Environments – Evaluating the Effects of Spatialization,

Stefan Kern and Johannes Scholz


User and Workforce Dimensions of Geospatial Technologies

- Towards a Usability Scale for Participatory GIS,

Andrea Ballatore, Will McClintock, Grace Goldberg and Werner Kuhn

- Future Occupational Profiles in Earth Observation / Geoinformation – Scenarios Resulting from Changing Workflows,

Barbara Hofer, Stefan Lang and Nicole Ferber


Short papers

SPECIAL NOTE: * The accepted submissions (for shorts & posters) in .pdf format for reading/downloading will be uploaded at a later stage*

How to cite one of these :
<Author name(s), 2019. Title.> In: Kyriakidis, P., Hadjimitsis, D., Skarlatos, D. & Mansourian, A. (Eds.), 2019. Accepted Short Papers and Posters from the 22nd AGILE Conference on Geo-information Science. Cyprus University of Technology 17-20 June 2019, Limassol, Cyprus. ISBN 978-90-816960-9-8, Publisher: Stichting AGILE.


- On-the-fly Edge-Matching for Cascaded Service Content,

Pekka Latvala, Lassi Lehto and Samuli Kytö

- A Context Frame for Interactive Maps,

Andrea Ballatore

 - Agent Based Simulation of Pedestrian Movement in Urban Environments,

Martin Knura

Guerrilla Badges for Reproducible Geospatial Data Science,

Daniel Nüst, Lukas Lohoff, Lasse Einfeldt, Nimrod Gavish, Marlena Götza, Shahzeib Tariq Jaswal, Salman Khalid, Laura Meierkort, Matthias Mohr, Clara Rendel and Antonia van Eek

 - Residential interrelationship: The case study of the Sylheti and Dhaka communities of Whitechapel,

Flint Shlomit

 - An adaptable and scalable least cost network for air-taxis in urban areas Study area: Manhattan, New York

Moritz Hildemann and Carlos Delgado

 - Evaluation of the Impact of Topographic Factors on Detection of landslide-induced Stream Courses Ponding Using Convolutional Neural Networks,

Omid Ghorbanzadeh and Thomas Blaschke

 - InSAR DSM using Sentinel 1 and spatial data creation,

Vasileios Letsios, Ioannis Faraslis and Demetris Stathakis 

- Training samples from open data for satellite imagery classification: using K-means clustering algorithm,

Cláudia M. Viana, Inês Girão and Jorge Rocha

 - How is multiscale accessibility related to population, functional and socio-economic characteristics of settlements: the case of Israel,

Nir Kaplan, David Burg and Itzhak Omer

 - Estimating OpenStreetMap Missing Built-up Areas using Pre-trained Deep Neural Networks,

Hao Li, Benjamin Herfort and Alexander Zipf

 - Creating visually consistent DEMs over water bodies using laser scanning data,

Ville Mäkinen, Juha Oksanen and Tapani Sarjakoski

 - On the problem of providing unique identifiers for areas with any shape on Discrete Global Grid Systems,

Rubén Béjar, Miguel Ángel Latre, Francisco J Lopez-Pellicer, Javier Nogueras-Iso and F. Javier Zarazaga-Soria

 - Analysis of Flickr, Snapchat, and Twitter use for the modeling of visitor activity in Florida State Parks,

Hartwig Hochmair and Levente Juhász

 - Utilization of Tandem-X data to identify the potential trigger of the 2018’s Sunda Strait Tsunami in Indonesia,

Winhard Tampubolon and Wolfgang Reinhardt      

 - Acquisition of Urban Trees using Artificial Neural Networks and Remote Sensing Data,

Amelie Haas, Pierre Karrasch and Lars Bernard

 - Investigating geomagnetic bird navigation: 4D data fusion of co-located GPS and magnetometer data,

Urska Demsar

 - Geographical context in community detection: a comparison of a node-based and a link-based approach

Sebastijan Sekulić, Jed Long and Urska Demsar

 - The Impact of Indoor/Outdoor Context on Smartphone Interaction During Walking,

Jakub Krukar and Antonia van Eek

 - An Event-Driven Architecture Based on Copernicus Satellite Data for Water Monitoring,

Sebastian Drost, Matthes Rieke, Simon Jirka, Arne Vogt, Verena Rabea Kirstein and Andreas Wytzisk

 - Evaluating walkability with WalkMyPlace - Five reasons why the utility of may be limited in South America,

Stefan Steiniger, Carolina Rojas and Giovanni Vecchio

 - Development of People Flow Data with Individual Demographics based on Mobile Phone GPS Big Data,

Yohshiki Ogawa, Yuki Akiyama and Ryosuke Shibasaki

 - Who will be served by the Shared-Automated-Vehicle? ,

Golan Ben-Dor, Eran Ben-Elia and Itzhak Benenson

 - Civil Protection 2.0. A Diagram-based Approach for Managing an Emergency Plan,

Monica Sebillo, Giuliana Vitiello, Michele Risi, Michele Grimaldi and Dimitri Dello Buono

 - Sampling Designs for selecting points from Digital Surface Models to create Digital Terrain Models,

Philip Fayad, Apostolos Papakonstantinou and Phaedon Kyriakidis

 - Study of the relationship between rental house prices and people congestion of urban areas based on mobile phone GPS data,

Yinglan Qin, Yuki Akiyama, Yoshiki Ogawa, Ryosuke Shibasaki and Ritsu Sakuramachi

 - Geostatistical analysis of temperature in the boundary layer using variogram scaling exponents,

Amy Frazier and Benjamin Hemingway

 - Identification of the Homes, Offices, and Schools from Long-Interval Mobile Phone Big Data Using Mobility Pattern Clustering,

Ryosuke Kobayashi, Satoshi Miyazawa, Yuki Akiyama and Ryosuke Shibasaki

 - The relationship between land surface temperature and local climate zone classification: A case study of the canton Geneva, Switzerland,

Maryam Lotfian, Jens Ingensand, Sarah Composto, Monia Elisa Molinari and Maria Antonia Brovelli

 - Using GIS and Open Web Resources to Reconstruct XuanZang Travel Routes and Great Tang Records of the Western Regions ,

Zhaohui Fu and Sheyla De Santana

 - Reproducible and replicable research can improve causal explanation in Geography,

Peter Kedron

 - Exploring social dynamics: predictive geodemographics,

Jennie Gray, Lisa Buckner and Alexis Comber

 - Deep learning geodemographics with autoencoders and geographic convolution,

Stefano De Sabbata and Pengyuan Liu

 - Understanding skill needs in the EO/GI sector: a job advertisements analysis,

Wesley Gruijthuijsen, Saudade Pontes, Glenn Vancauwenberghe, Danny Vandenbroucke and Marc Olijslagers

 - Classification of street junctions according to traffic regulators,

Stefania Zourlidou, Colin Fischer and Monika Sester

 - Interoperable Management of Glider Sensor Data,

Matthes Rieke, Simon Jirka, Daniel Hayes, Justin H. Buck and Ehsan Abdi

 - Implications of incomplete GPS-enabled mobile phone data on human mobility studies,

Enki Yoo, John Roberts and Youngseob Eum

 - Machine learning of spatiotemporal processes: investigating livestock changes in Mongolia with LSTM recurrent neural networks,

Lex Comber, Alison Heppenstall, Taro Takahashi, Naru Tsutsumida and Paul Harris

 - Introducing Social Distance to ST-DBSCAN,

Olga Yanenko

 - Predicting short-term travel demand in bike sharing systems with neural networks,

Yuanxuan Yang, Alison Heppenstall, Andy Turner and Alexis Comber

 - Flood Risk Assessment and Mitigation Using Small Unmanned Aircraft Data,

Jordan Bates and Tanmoy Chakraborty

 - Random forest classification analysis of Sentinel-2 and Landsat-8 images over semi-arid environment in the Eastern Mediterranean,

Stavros Patsalidis, Athos Agapiou and Diofantos G. Hadjimitsis

 - Monitoring Urbanization Dynamics in Cyprus using Time-Series DMSP/OLS Nightlight Imagery,

Stylianos Hadjipetrou and Demetris Stathakis

 - Quantifying how visibility-based land cover and wilderness measures relate to perceived scenicness of landscape,

Yi-Min Chang Chien, Alexis Comber and Steve Carver

 - The TN-ITS Platform: Creating a seamless data-exchange on changes in critical road network related spatial data between road authorities and map providers in Cyprus,

Georgios Christou, Andreas Georgiou, Christos Panayiotou and Aristotelis Savva

 - A next-gen geospatial catalogue: a proof of concept,

Sergio Martín Segura, Francisco J Lopez-Pellicer, Juan Valiño García and F. Javier Zarazaga-Soria

 - A GIS-based approach to karst relief cyclicity by using Fast Fourier transform,

Tomaž Podobnikar, Mateja Štefančič and Timotej Verbovšek

 - Online data reliability for monitoring tourism activities in cities,

Luis Encalada, Jorge Rocha and Carlos C. Ferreira

- Generalization of geological maps: Aggregation and typification of polygon groups,

Azimjon Sayidov and Robert Weibel

- Determining Point Locations of Places by Using Area Datasets,

Thomas Brinkhoff 

- Environmental Data Platform (EDP), a Solution to Work with Big Data, Standardized and Reproducible,

Andrea Vianello, Armin Costa, Bartolomeo Ventura, Roberto Monsorno, Simone Tritini, Daniele Antonucci and Alexander Jacob 



 - Reproducible Publications at AGILE Conferences – Proposed Guidelines for Authors and Reviewers,

Barbara Hofer, Karl W. Broman, Carlos Granell, Anita Graser, Kristina Hettne, Daniel Nüst, Frank Ostermann, Rusne Sileryte, Marta Teperek

 - GIS-analysis of the technical potential of wind energy in the Netherlands,

Sebastiaan van Bemmel and Bart Rijken

 - Combining network methods with longitudinal data analysis to examine spatio-temporal variation in bike sharing data,

Sarah Gadd, Alison Heppenstall, Mark S Gilthorpe and Peter Tennant

 - A GIS-based Spatial Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis: Crisp and Fuzzy Methods,

Chrysaida-Aliki Papadopoulou and Thomas Hatzichristos           

 - MARRE: A research project to monitor the Hellenic Seas using Remote sensing,

Konstantinos Topouzelis, Elena Athanasopoulou, Andromachi Chatziantoniou, Athanasia Iona, Aristomenis Karageorgis, Pantelis Mitropoulos, Apostolos Papakonstantinou, Stella Psarra, Spyros Spondylidis, Panagiotis Symeonidis and Theodoros Vakkas 

- Regional agricultural production statistics for 160 years using the geographic information system and the spatial analytical technique,

Cláudia M. Viana, Dulce Freire and Jorge Rocha

 - Model of research of sociodemographic structures,

Donatas Gudelis

 - Identify the backbone structure of Highway network System for Chinese 23 Urban Regions,

Huiping Liu, Xiangping Liu and Lifu Zheng

 - From question to query: GIS for Impact Assessment,

Rusne Sileryte, Alexander Wandl, Jorge Gil and Arjan van Timmeren

 - Map generalization based on a superpixel structure,

Yilang Shen and Tinghua Ai

 - Development of the TATM metadata editor for the documentation of spatial data from the Hellenic area according to INSPIRE directive,

Dimitrios Sarafidis, Faidon Zampoglou and Maria Papadopoulou

 Similarity of paths in spatial networks: The case of long-distance athletic events,

Dimitris Kavroudakis, Panagiotis Agourogiannis, Marios Batsaris, Michalis Vaitis, Efstratios Kavroudakis and Panayiotis Kouloumentas

 - A Spatial Optimization Approach for Vector-based Land Use Planning,

Jing Yao and Xiaoxiang Zhang

 - Semantic Enrichment of Routing Engines using Linked Data: A Case Study Using GraphHopper,

Junaid Abdul Jabbar and Rizwan Bulbul

 - A spatiotemporal approach for detecting street intersections,

Stefania Zourlidou, Maximilian Idahl and Monika Sester

 - Mapping ice cover dynamics in the Curonian Lagoon using remote sensing and geographic information system,

Rasa Idzelytė, Igor Kozlov and Georg Umgiesser

 - An information system for detecting water leaks in municipal water networks,

Poulicos Prastacos, Manolis Diamandakis and Manolis Kosmadakis

 - Monitoring deforestation in northern Mozambique using NDVI MODIS satellite data and Geographical Information Systems,

Ernesto Muheca and Micael Runnström

 - Implementation of a Territorial Information System for Immuno-Oncology in Italy,

Rosa Marina Donolo, Enrico Filippi, Paolo Collarile, Ilaria De Maria, Marta Donolo, Gianluca Passeri, Fabio Pastorella, Maria Rizzo and Domenico Spagnolo 

 - Evaluation of Natural Flood Management using Curve Number in the Ciliwung Basin, West Java,

Arif Rohman, Lex Comber and Gordon Mitchell

- Cloud Based Discovery and Processing of Geospatial Data,

Arne Vogt, Andreas Wytzisk, Sebastian Drost and Simon Jirka

- Metadata assessment for efficient open data retrieval,

Chiao-Ling Kuo and Han-Chuan Chou 

- Using Weather Condition and Advanced Machine Learning Methods to Predict Soccer Outcome,

Denny Asarias Palinggi, Francisco Ramos, Joaquín Torres-Sospedra and Sergi Trilles

- Feature Extraction in Parallel with Georeferencing for the Digitalization of Historical Maps,

Tyng-Ruey Chuang, Chiao-Ling Kuo, Jheng-Hong Lai, Hsiung-Ming Liao and Huang-Sin Syu

- A Monocular SLAM Method for Point Cloud Geolocation in GPS-Denied Environments using UASs

Dimitrios Trigkakis, Dimitris Chatziparaschis, George Petrakis, Achilles Tripolitsiotis and Panagiotis Partsinevelos 



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