The 10th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science

Editors: Monica Wachowicz, Lars Bodum


This page contains the short papers and poster abstracts of the AGILE 2007 in Aalborg, Denmark. All submissions were peer-reviewed.

The abstracts are alphabetically ordered after first author.



Scalable Methods for Visual Analysis of Massive Movement Data
Natalia Andrienko and Gennady Andrienko

The framework of standards for the Dutch SDI
Jandirk Bulens, Joep Crompvoets and Marcel Reuvers

Performance measurement of process-based quality management for GIS updating processes
Thorsten Bockmühl and Wolfgang Reinhardt

Scientific knowledge toward local planning: focusing bottlenecks starting from a case study in Molise littoral - Southern Italy (LITTORISK - OCR NOE’ Project)                     
Emanuela Caiaffa, Stefano Cardinali, Augusto Screpanti and Edi Valpreda

A Geographic Information System Based Methodology for High Resolution Poverty Map Production
Robert Ekpenyong

Estimation of water loss from Toshka Lakes using remote sensing and GIS
Mohammed El Bastawesy, Sayed Arafat and Fikry Khalaf

Changes Of Glacier Extent: Using Gis To Integration Maps, Remote Sensing Material And Field Surveying. Petuaniabukta, Central Spitsbergen Case Study
Marek Ewertowski and Michal Rzeszewski

A Map Matching Algorithm for Car Navigation Systems with GPS Input
Ioannis Konstantoulas and Poulicos Prastacos

Characterization and mapping of wildland urban interfaces Assessing forest fire risk in South of France
Corinne Lampin, Marielle Jappiot, Marlène Long, Denis Morge and Christophe Bouillon

On Indexing Mechanism in Geographical Information Retrieval Systems
Xing Lin, Bo Yu and Yifang Ban

The Transnational Geo-portal Italian-Slovenian of the Cross-Border Park Area
Eva Savina Malinverni

GEOGAMES – A fun-based concept to interest grammar school students in Geoinformation
Gernot Paulus, Helene Scheriau and Thomas Piechl

Pan-European Forest/Non-Forest Mapping based on Landsat data
Anssi Pekkarinen, Lucia Reithmaier and Peter Strobl

Rules Extraction and Representation for Geographic Information Systems
Lemonia Ragia and Vladimir Berenzon

Transport of Dangerous Chemical Substances and its Cartographic Visualisation
Vaclav Talhofer, Petr Kubicek, Jarmila Brazdilova and Hana Svatonova


GI@School: GI Education and Marketing at High Schools
Thomas Bartoschek, Grischa Gundelsweiler and Christoph Brox

Automating geospatial metadata using ESRI’s ArcGIS and Microsoft’s .NET
James K Batcheller, Robert I Dunfey, Femke Reitsma and Bruce M Gittings

Agent-Based Model of Driver Parking BehaviorAs a Tool for Urban Parking Policy Evaluation
Itzhak Benenson, Karel Martens and Slava Birfir

Spatial OLAP: Open Issues and a Web Based Prot
Sandro Bimonte, Anne Tchounikine and Maryvonne Miquel

Space for geo-information: network for geo-innovation in the Netherlands
Arnold K. Bregt and Jacqueline C. Meerkerk

A generic preprocessing service for more usable geographical data processing services
Bénédicte Bucher and Sandrine Balley

Transaction costs for assessment of geo-information applications in agri-environmental policy
Watse Castelein and Sytze de Bruin

Improvement of Colour Contrasts in Maps: Application to Risk Maps
Elisabeth Chesneau

GEOIDE's Research Directions: A Network of Centres of Excellence across Canada
Nicholas R. Chrisman

User-focused metadata for spatial data, geographical information and data quality assessments
Alexis J. Comber, Peter F. Fisher and Richard A. Wadsworth

Metadata: where we are now, and where we should be going
Massimo Craglia, Ioannis Kanellopoulos and Paul Smits

Development of a tool for proximity applications
Anders Dahlgren and Lars Harrie

Cataloguing for distribution of environmental resources
Jean-Christophe Desconnets, Thérèse Libourel, Stéphane Clerc and Bruno Granouillac

Migrating geoprocessing routines to web services for water resource management applications
Laura Díaz, Sergio Costa, Carlos Granell and Michael Gould

Metadata for 3D City Models Analysis of the Applicability of the ISO 19115 Standard and Possibilities for further Amendments
Leonhard Dietze, Ulrike Nonn and Alexander Zipf

mdWFS: A Concept of Web-enabling Semantic Transformation
Andreas Donaubauer, Florian Straub and Matthäus Schilcher

The Development Research of a Geographical Information System for Satellite Ocean & Atmosphere Remote Sensing
Chaoyang Fang, Hui Lin, Yuanzhi Zhang, Bingli Xu and Ge Chen

A Generic Approach to Simplification of Geodata for Mobile Applications
Theodor Foerster, Jantien Stoter, Barend Köbben and Peter van Oosterom

Application of Geovisualisation Techniques in Coastal-zone Management
Rolf Gabler-Mieck and Rainer Duttmann

A Bigger Picture: Information Systems and Spatial Data Infrastructure Research Perspectives
Yola Georgiadou and Francis Harvey

Collaborative Curriculum Development in Webmapping
Antal Guszlev and Ferenc Speiser

Community-made Earthquake Intensity Maps using Google’s API
Sören Haubrock, Tobias Wittkopf, Gottfried Grünthal and Doris Dransch

Semantically Interoperable Geospatial Information Processing: A Review and A Canonical Model Approach
Sung-Gheel Jang and Tschangho John Kim

Risk maps for Leishmaniasis in Central Tunisia
Yiannis Kamarianakis, Poulicos Prastacos, Afif Ben Salah, Sadok Schlif and Nissaf Ben Alaya

Baseline for Registering and Annotating Geodata in a Semantic Web Service Framework
Eva Klien, Daniel Ingo Fitzner and Patrick Maué

Schema Translations in a Web Service Based SDI
Lassi Lehto

Effect of the aggregation process on the diversity assessment:toward the 'pertinent scale'
Ilene Mahfoud, Didier Josselin and Bruno Fady

The French SIGMA-Cassini Research GroupThe Agenda for 2005-2008
Michel Mainguenaud and Christiane Weber

A Fuzzy Cellular Automata Based Shell for Modeling Urban Growth – A Pilot Application in Mesogia Area
Eleftherios A. Mandelas, Thomas Hatzichristos and Poulicos Prastacos

A Survey of drop-outs from GIS Distance Learning Courses
Ulrike Martensson, Petter Pilesjo and Lisa Galland

Collaborative Spatial Data Acquisition – A Spatial and Semantic Data Aggregation Approach
Sebastian Matyas

Could landscape intervisibility be a suitable criterion for location of wind turbines?
Bernd Möller

The use of spatial statistics to analyze the periurban belt
Beniamino Murgante, Giuseppe Las Casas and Maria Danese

Towards a Mobile Tourist Information System: Identifying Zones of Information Relevance
Lasse Møller-Jensen and Jens Egler Hansen

Citations within the GI literature – Theoretical works or good examples?
Gustaf Nelhans

A Web Accessibility Analysis Service based on the OpenLS Route Service
Pascal Neis, L. Dietze and Alexander Zipf

A GIS framework for evaluating the effect of social homogeneity on perceived neighborhoods
Itzhak Omer

From the Gregoriano Cadastre to a three-dimensional model of nineteenth-century landscape through the creation of historical spatial data
Massimo Orciani, Valeria Frazzica, Lorena Colosi, Francesca Galletti and Andrea Cartaro

Modelling Space Appropriation in Public Parks
Frank Ostermann and Sabine Timpf

Functional soil mapping for identification of NVZs
László Pásztor

Methodology for Integrating and Analyzing Environmental and Urban Data in 3D GIS
Trung T. Pham, Marjorie Musy, Daniel Siret and Jacques Teller

GEM: the first GI Erasmus Mundus Masters Course
Petter Pilesjo, Andrew Skidmore, Andre Kooiman and Ulrike Martensson

Insights on the interpretation of SOM and U-Matrices with an example clustering based in oceanographic data
Fernando Jorge Pires, Victor Lobo and Fernando Bação

Characteristics of the positional errors of historical maps
Tomaž Podobnikar

The Development of a New Methodology Based on GIS and Fuzzy Logic to Locate Sustainable Industrial Areas
Mª Carmen Ruiz Puente, Inmaculada Fernández Diego, Juan José Ortiz Santa María, Mª Antonia Pérez Hernando and Pablo Fernández de Arróyabe Hernáez

From Idea toward Ontology
Hardy Pundt

Attention-Guiding Geovisualisation
T. Reichenbacher and and O. Swienty

Topological Spatial Relations between a Spatially Extended Point and a Line for Predicting Movement in Space
Maribel Yasmina Santos and Adriano Moreira

A Method for Inductive Estimation of Public Transport Traffic using Spatial Network Characteristics
Simon Scheider and Michael May

Identification and adjustment of corresponding objects in data sets of different origin
Monika Sester, Guido von Gösseln and Birgit Kieler

To see or not to see: Assessment of Probabilistic Visibility
Hans Skov-Petersen and Bernhard Snizek

Simlandscape: serious gaming in participatory spatial planning
Kymo Slager, Arend Ligtenberg, Bauke de Vries and Rob de Waard

A Layer-Based Data Model as a Basis for Structuring 3D Geometrical Built-Environment Data with Poorly-Specified heights, in a GIS Context
Aidan Slingsby

Dasymetric mapping for public health planning
Patricia Steiner and Gernot Paulus

Innovation Processes in the Manufacturing IndustryModelling Trajectories and Social Networks within GIS
Marius Thériault, Mario Carrier, Éric Véronneau and Louis Dieumegarde

Deriving Semantic Description Using Conceptual Schemas Embedded into a Geographic Context
Miguel Torres and Serguei Levachkine

Developing a pan-European Data Base of Drainage Networks and Catchment Boundaries from a 100 Metre DEM
Jürgen V. Vogt, Pierre Soille, Alfred de Jager, Erika Rimavičiūtė, Wolfgang Mehl, Palle Haastrup, Maria Luisa Paracchini, Jean Dusart, Katalin Bodis, Stéphanie Foisneau and Catharina Bamps

Dealing with uncertainty in spatial planning
Wies Vullings, Marian de Vries and Laurent de Borman

Visualization and modeling of traffic congestion in urban environments
Ben Alexander Wuest and Darka Mioc

Spatial Metrics Approach to Land Cover Change Forecasting Using Cellular Automata
Alexander Zamyatin, Pavel Mikhaylov and Pedro Cabral