The 12th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science

Advances in GIScience

Editors: Jan-Henrik Haunert, Birgit Kieler, Judith Milde

ISBN: 978-3-642-00317-2

This page contains the short papers and poster abstracts of the AGILE 2009 conference in Hannover, Germany. All submissions were peer-reviewed.

The short papers and the poster abstracts are listed separately. The short papers are located according to the AGILE 2009 conference sessions.

The copyright of the full papers is owned by Springer-Verlag, thus the full papers cannot be found here. They are published in the Springer book Advances in GIScience, ISBN: 978-3-642-00317-2, which is part of the Springer series Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography.


Poster Abstracts

Modelling Urban Deprivation in West Africa.
Felicia O. Akinyemi and Birgit Elias

Geovisualization as an Instrument for Attraction of Attention to Maps.
Nataliy Alekseenko, Irina Bushueva and Andrey Medvedev

Public Transport versus Private Car: Estimation of Accessibility in a Metropolitan Area.
Itzhak Benenson, Yodan Rofe, Karel Martens, Ariela Kwartler and Diana Khachaturian

Web-based GIS Solution for Electric Power Supply Network Data Management.
Miloš Bogdanovic, Aleksandar Stanimirovic, Nikola Davidovic and Leonid Stoimenov

Big Integers for GIS: Testing the Viability of Arbitrary Precision Arithmetic for GIS Geometry.
Rizwan Bulbul and Andrew U. Frank

Developing An Open Source Indoor GIS Web Application.
Jonathan Candy

Spatial Patterns of Daily Precipitation Intensity in Southern Portugal, 1940-1999.
Ana Cristina Costa, Tiago Oliveira, Sara Dias and Marco Painho

An Intelligent Analysis of Spatial and Spatio-temporal Data.
Valeri Gitis, Alexander Derendyaev and Pavel Metrikov

GeoTime 2.0: A Network Geoinformation Technology for Exploration of Spatiotemporal Processes.
Valeri Gitis, Alexander Derendyaev and Pavel Metrikov

Adapting the Design of Thematic Information for Miniaturised Non-photorealistic 3D City Models to Users Cognitive Skill of Visual Attention.
Mathias Jahnke and Olivier Swienty

Spatial Literacy and GIS Learning: Intersections.
Claire Jarvis and Stuart Ashfield

Mediascapes: An Integrated GI Perspective.
Claire Jarvis, Jing Li, Jen Dickie, Gary Priestnall, Stuart Ashfield and Gemma Polmear

Geographical Information is an Act, not a Fact.
Robert Jeansoulin, Olivier Curé, Amir Ahmed, Antoine Gademer and Jean-Paul Rudant

The Image of the City: From the Medial Axes to the Axial Lines.
Bin Jiang

User Task Scenarios for Map-Based Decision Support in Community Health Planning.
Brian Kelsey and Claus Rinner

Cartographic Means for the 3D Visualisation of Rural Landscapes.
Pyry Kettunen, Tapani Sarjakoski, L. Tiina Sarjakoski and Juha Oksanen

The Need of a Framework to Compare Geometric Conflation Algorithms.
Carlos López-Vázquez and Carlos H. González

Urban Geometry as a Factor for Urban Growth.
Lefteris Mantelas

Graph-based Modeling of Building Roofs.
Judith Milde and Claus Brenner

Expert System for the Operative Environmental Diagnostics.
Vladimir Krapivin and Ferdenant Mkrtchyan

Absolute and Relative Spatial References in Crop Production Standards.
Edward Nash

The Local and Global Confidence Uncertainty Plumes of SAKWeb©.
João Negreiros, Marco Painho, Manuel Aguilar and Fernando Aguilar

From Land Evaluation to Spatio-temporal Decision Support on Afforestation.
Jos van Orshoven, Anja Wijffels, René Estrella, Dirk Cattrysse, Felipe Cisneros and Bart Muys

Processing Mass Data for a Nationwide Web 3D Service.
Martin Over, Arne Schilling, Sandra Lanig and Alexander Zipf

Distributed Hydrological Modelling using Land-use Classification Automatically Derived from Satellite Imagery.
Neil Robertson, Roland Burckhard, Andrés Die Moran and Tak Chan

Grounding Geographic Information.
Simon Scheider, Anusuriya Devaraju, Krzysztof Janowicz, Patrick Maue, Sven Schade, Carsten Keßler, Jens Ortmann, Mohamed Bishr, Tonio Fincke, Tobias Weigel and Werner Kuhn

Simulating a Wireless Soil Moisture Sensor Network using a Multi-Agent Toolkit.
Sabine Timpf and Sven Grasher-Jansen

Navigation Systems for Pedestrians: Automatization of Data Acquisition.
Piotr Tokarczyk and Andrew U. Frank

SPATIALIST: Analysing the Flemish Spatial Data Infrastructure as an Operational Network.
Danny Vandenbroucke, Glenn Vancauwenberghe, Ezra Dessers, Katleen Janssen, Tessa Geudens and Joep Crompvoets

The GenW2 Framework: An Architecture for Mobile GIS and Mapping Scenarios.
Ramya Venkateswaran, Pia Bereuter, Dirk Burghardt and Robert Weibel

Fuzziness to Reduce Uncertainty.
L.A.E. Vullings, C.G.A.M. Wessels and J.D. Bulens

High-Resolution Modeling of Vehicle-Pedestrian Interactions for Estimating Pedestrian Risk at the Black Spots.
Gennady Waizman and Itzhak Benenson

Using Conceptual and Ontological Models for Tracking Changes of Spatio-Temporal Objects and Concepts over Time.
Chamseddine Zaki, Myriam Servières and Guillaume Moreau

Paper Sessions

From INSPIRE to Digital Earth: Research Challenges for the Next Generation Spatial Data Infrastructures.
Max Craglia

Establishing a Persistent Interoperability Testbed for European Geospatial Research.
Gobe Hobona, Mike Jackson, Michael Gould, Chris Higgins, Johannes Brauner, Andreas Matheus, Theodor Foerster, Edward Nash, Rob Lemmens, Simon Abele, Jerry Swan, Suchith Anand, Stefan Strobel, Mohamed Bishr, Peter Korduan and Philip James

INSPIRE-able Services.
Aneta J. Florczyk, Francisco J. López-Pellicer, Juan Valiño, Ruben Béjar and Pedro R. Muro-Medrano

Towards a Research Agenda for Geoprocessing Services.
Johannes Brauner, Theodor Foerster, Bastian Schaeffer and Bastian Baranski

3D Wayfinding Choremes: A Cognitively Motivated Representation of Route Junctions in Virtual Environments.
Tassilo Glander, Denise Peters, Matthias Trapp, Jürgen Döllner

Enhancing 3D City Models with Heterogeneous Spatial Information: Towards 3D Land Information Systems.
Lutz Ross, Jannes Bolling, Jürgen Döllner, Birgit Kleinschmit

GeOxygene: An Open 3D Framework for the Development of Geographic Applications.
Mickaël Brasebin

Elevation Modeling using Radargrammetry: Case study from Malaysia.
Biswajeet Pradhan, Tobias Bolch and Manfred Buchroithner

Coupling Wireless Sensor Networks and the Sensor Observation Service – Bridging the Interoperability Gap.
Kai Walter and Edward Nash

Sensor Web for River Water Pollution Monitoring and Alert System.
Natasa Markovic, Aleksandar Stanimirovic and Leonid Stoimenov

High-Detail Local Aerial Imaging Using Autonomous Drones.
Jürgen Roßmann and Malte Rast

Sensor World – A Flexible Distributed Architecture for Simulating Sensor Strategies.
Simon Jirka and Ingo Simonis

Exploring Neighbourhood Interaction with Desktop GIS.
Lena Hallin-Pihlatie

Method for Determination of the Mountain Peaks.
Tomaž Podobnikar

Identification of Practically Visible Spatial Objects in Natural Environments.
Martin Tomko, Friedjoff Trautwein and Ross S. Purves

Effectiveness of a Train-The-Trainer Initiative Dealing with Free and Open Source Software for Geomatics.
Jos van Orshoven, Rafal Wawer and Klara Duytschaever

Towards Geovisual Analysis of Crime Scenes – A 3D Crime Mapping Approach.
Markus Wolff, Hartmut Asche

Maps and Mash-ups: The National Atlas and Google Earth in a Geodata Infrastructure.
Barend Köbben and Marc Graham

Framework and Potential Implementations of Urban Sound Cartography.
Jochen Schiewe and Anna-Lena Kornfeld

Transferring Segmented Properties in the Conflation of Transportation Networks.
Alberto Belussi, Federica Liguori, Jody Marca, Sara Migliorini, Mauro Negri, Giuseppe Pelagatti, Paolo Visentini

Matching River Datasets of Different Scales.
Birgit Kieler, Wei Huang, Jan-Henrik Haunert, Jie Jiang

Applying Instance Visualisation and Conceptual Schema Mapping for Geodata Harmonisation.
Thorsten Reitz, Arjan Kuijper

Schema Matching Based on Attribute Values and Background Ontology.
Nathalie Abadie

Data Access Layer Generation for Interoperable GIS Environments.
Aleksandar Stanimirovic, Miloš Bogdanovic and Leonid Stoimenov

Combination of Spatial Analysis Methods and Semantics Extraction in a SDI Environment for Agro-ecological Zonation.
Eduardo Garea-Llano and Rainer Larin-Fonseca

An Approach to Facilitate the Integration of Hydrological Data by means of Ontologies and Multilingual Thesauri.
Miguel Ángel Latre, Javier Lacasta, Eddy Mojica, Javier Nogueras-Iso, Francisco Javier Zarazaga-Soria

GDMS: A Spatial Semantic to Evaluate Soundmarks Effects on an Urban Pedestrian Pathway.
Thomas Leduc, Philippe Woloszyn and Pascal Joanne

A Visual Language for Spatially Aware Agent-based Modeling in Crisis Scenarios.
André Sabino and Armanda Rodrigues

SUSTAPARK: An Agent-based Model for Simulating Parking Search.
Karel Dieussaert, Koen Aerts, Thérèse Steenberghen, Sven Maerivoet and Karel Spitaels

Modelling Human Displacement through Movement Surfaces.
Ana Maldonado, Monica Wachowicz and Antonio Vázquez Hoehne

Estimating Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Railroad Users and Its Application to Disaster Prevention Planning.
Toshihiro Osaragi

Application of a Formal Grammar to Facade Reconstruction in Semiautomatic and Automatic Environments.
Nora Ripperda and Claus Brenner

Accuracy of High-Resolution Radar Images in the Estimation of Plot-Level Forest Variables.
Markus Holopainen, Sakari Tuominen, Mika Karjalainen, Juha Hyyppä, Mikko Vastaranta, Hannu Hyyppä

Model Selection for Composite Objects with Attribute Grammars.
Jörg Schmittwilken and Lutz Plümer

On the Possibility of Intensity Based Registration for Metric Resolution SAR and Optical Imagery.
Sahil Suri and Peter Reinartz

Modeling Land Use Change: A GIS Based Modeling Framework to Support Integrated Land Use Planning (NabanFrame).
Karin Berkhoff, Sylvia Herrmann

Monitoring System for Assessment of Vegetation Sensitivity to El-Niño over Africa.
Pavel Propastin

GIS-based Identification of Effective Bicycle Level of Service Improvement in Street Networks.
Hartwig Hochmair

Xplorah Municipio, a Multi Resolution Spatial Decision Support System.
Jasper van Vliet, Criseida Navarro, Elias Gutiérrez, Jelle Hurkens and Hedwig van Delden

Three-Valued 9-Intersection for Deriving Possible Topological Relations from Incomplete Observations.
Yohei Kurata

Towards Semantic Interpretation of Movement Behavior.
Miriam Baglioni, José Antônio Fernandes de Macêdo, Chiara Renso, Roberto Trasarti, Monica Wachowicz

A Random Sets Model for Spatial Objects with Uncertain Boundaries. Xi Zhao, Xiaoling Chen and Alfred Stein

Can Betweenness Centrality Explain Traffic Flow?
Aisan Kazerani and Stephan Winter

Potential of High-resolution Indian Remote Sensing Satellite Imagery for Large Scale Mapping.
Pullur Variam Radhadevi, V. Nagasubramanian, Archana Mahapatra, Krishna Sumanth, S. S. Solanki, Geeta Varadan

Automatic Revision of 2D Building Databases from High Resolution Satellite Imagery: A 3D Photogrammetric Approach.
Nicolas Champion, Georges Stamon, Marc Pierrot-Deseilligny

Assessment of Solar Irradiance on the Urban Fabric for the Production of Renewable Energy using LIDAR Data and Image Processing Techniques.
Cláudio Carneiro, Eugenio Morello, Gilles Desthieux

Interferometric Monitoring of an Active Underground Mining Field with High-resolution SAR Sensors.
Diana Walter, Urs Wegmüller, Volker Spreckels, Wilhelm Hannemann, Wolfgang Busch

Bird Diversity Modeling Using Geostatistics and GIS.
Abdulhakim Abdi and Anand Nandipati

Assessing the Accuracy of Changes in Spatial Explicit Land Use Change Models.
Jasper van Vliet

Assessing Volunteered Geographic Information for Rapid Flood Damage Estimation.
Kathrin Poser, Heidi Kreibich and Doris Dransch

GPS Odyssey – A Location Based Interactive City Game.
Volker Walter, Sigrid Busch and Rainer Goutrié

Formalization of Spatial Constraints.
Stefan Werder

Implementation of Indeterminate Transition Zones for Uncertainty Modeling in Classified Remotely Sensed Scenes.
Jochen Schiewe, Manfred Ehlers, Christoph Kinkeldey and Daniel Tomowski

Quality Evaluation of Ground Plan Generalization.
Yevgeniya Filippovska, Martin Kada and Dieter Fritsch

Positional Accuracy Assessment of a Cadastral Dataset based on the Knowledge of the Process Steps used.
David Siriba

A Framework for the Generalization of 3D City Models.
Richard Guercke and Claus Brenner

A Web Processing Service for GRASS GIS to provide on-line generalisation.
Wolf Bergenheim, L. Tina Sarjakoski and Tapani Sarjakoski

Generalization of 3D Buildings Modelled by CityGML.
Hongchao Fan, Liqiu Meng, Mathias Jahnke

Line Decomposition Based on Critical Points Detection.
Eric Guilbert

Extraction of Features from Mobile Laser Scanning Data for Future Driver Assistance Systems.
Claus Brenner

Detecting Hotspots in Geographic Networks.
Kevin Buchin, Sergio Cabello, Joachim Gudmundsson, Maarten Löffler, Jun Luo, Günter Rote, Rodrigo I. Silveira, Bettina Speckmann, Thomas Wolle

Rasterizing Census Geography: Definition and Optimization of a Regular Grid.
Himanshu Mathur, Stefania Bertazzon

A Storage and Transfer Efficient Data Structure for Variable Scale Vector Data.
Martijn Meijers, Peter van Oosterom, Wilko Quak