The 15th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science

Bridging the Geographic Information Science

Editors: Jerome Gensel, Didier Josselin and Danny Vandenbroucke

ISBN: 978-3-642-29062-6


This page contains the short papers and poster abstracts of the AGILE 2012 conference in Avignon, France. All submissions were peer-reviewed.

The short papers and the poster abstracts are listed separately. The short papers are located according to the AGILE 2012 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 Bridging the Geographic Information Sciences, ISBN: 978-3-642-29062-6, which is part of the Springer series Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography.


Poster Abstracts

Mobile Mapping of Dragonflies and Birds by Portable Web Apps
Thomas Brinkhoff, Jan Loesbrock

A mapping method of crop composition and configuration to study their effect on biodiversity of European agricultural landscapes
Francois Calatayud, Lenore Fahrig

EMdroid: Integrating Volunteered Geographic Information from the emergency scene for better situation awareness during emergency response
Nikola Davidovic, Leonid Stoimenov

How can we measure the impacts of public prevention policies on urbanization in flooded areas? Methodological experimentations on the basin of L’Ouvèze (Vaucluse, Southern-France)
Johnny Douvinet, Aurélie Lacombe

Predicting potential flash flooding damage in a sedimentary context: Recent results obtained in Upper-Normandy (France)
Johnny Douvinet

Proposal for a Cultural Heritage Application Schema within the INSPIRE directive
Carlos Fernández Freire, Esther Pérez Asensio, Isabel del Bosque González, Antonio Uriarte González, Juan Manuel Vicent García, Alfonso Fraguas Bravo, César Parcero-Oubiña and Pastor Fábrega-Álvarez

Knowledge Visualization in Spatial Analysis
Andreas Hall, Paula Ahonen-Rainio

Modelling past and future land cover changes. A multi-scale approach applied in the Pyrenees
Thomas Houet, Didier Galop, Florence Mazier, David Sheeren and Jean-Francois Dejoux

Automatic generation of land use maps from land cover maps
Enrico Ippoliti, Eliseo Clementini, Stefano Natali

Modelling of water surface topography on the Digital Elevation Models using LiDAR data
Karolina Korzeniowska

Observing Changes in Real-Time Sensor Observations
Alejandro Llaves, Chris S. Renschler

A Remote Sensing Biodiversity Monitoring Ontology
Simon Nieland, Michael Förster and Birgit Kleinschmit

Generation of landmarks from 3D city models and OSM data
Eva Nuhn, Wolfgang Reinhardt, Benjamin Haske

Vulnerability mapping in a thermal zone, Portugal - a study based on DRASTIC index and GIS
M.A.A Mota Pais, I.M.R.H Antunes and M.T.D. Albuquerque

The Role of Geography in CouchSurfing Social Network Activities
Edward Pultar, Martin Raubal, Konstadinos Goulias

Asymmetrical-mapping based methodology: Constructing historical datasets for Portuguese census tracts
Antonio Manuel Rodrigues, Teresa Santos, Dulce Pimentel

A framework for the evaluation of marine spatial data infrastructures - Accompanied by an international case-study
Christian Rueh, Ralf Bill

Assessing land cover changes in the French Pyrenees since the 1940s: a semi-automatic GEOBIA approach using aerial photographs
David Sheeren, Olivier Ribiere, Bertrand Raynaud, Sylvie Ladet, Martin Paegelow and Thomas Houet

Space-time patterns of temperature in Sweden and Europe
Ardit Sulçe, Pamella Drate, Ana Cristina Costa and Marco Painho

Analysis of importance of road networks exposed to natural hazards
Jean-Marc Tacnet, Eric Mermet

A Visual Analytics Approach to Validate Geoscientific Simulation Ensembles
Andrea Unger, Volker Klemann, Sven Schulte and Doris Dransch

Comparison of two remote sensing time series analysis methods for
monitoring forest decline

J. Lambert, A. Jacquin, J.-P. Denux, V. Chéret


Paper Sessions

Association of Spatial Object Recognition and GEOBIA: An Experimental Approach
Jagannath Aryal, Didier Josselin

Content zooming and exploration for mobile maps
Pia Bereuter, Robert Weibel, Dirk Burghardt

Structure analysis of hedgerows and other perennial landscape lines in two French agricultural landscapes
Florence Le Ber, Claire Lavigne, Sébastien Da Silva

How and why exploit tweet's location information?
Flavien Bouillot, Pascal Poncelet, Mathieu Roche

Spatial autocorrelation in the generation of high amplitude DTMs for 3D urban models from LiDAR data
Cristina Catita, Paula Redweik, Joana Pereira

A GWR analysis of land cover accuracy
Alexis Comber, Peter Fisher, Chris Brunsdon, Abdulhakim Khmag

Geographic Analysis of Social Network Data
Alexis Comber, Chris Brunsdon, Michael Batty

Methods for the Spatial Analysis of Community Wellbeing, Resilience and Vulnerability
Alexis Comber, Thilo Boeck, Jay Hardman, Claire Jarvis, Peter Kraftl

AGILE 2012 +/- 15: Some reflections on past, present and future directions in GI Science
Max Craglia

A General Web-based Framework for Spatio-Temporal Exploration and´Visualization applied to a Case Study on Cultural Heritage Data
Francesco Cutugno, Vincenza Anna Leano, Francesco Mangiacrapa, Adriano Peron

Estimation of Urbanization Using Visual Features of Satellite Images
László Czúni, Ágnes Lipovits, Gábor Seress

Measuring topographic similarity of toponyms
Curdin Derungs, Ross S. Purves

Improving the connectivity of a pedestrian network through Euclidean and shortest path distances comparison
Théophile Emmanouilidis

Looking for Socio-Geographic Profiles from Survey Data: the Case of Home Ownership in the French Riviera
Giovanni Fusco, Floriane Scarella

OpenStreetMap in 3D – Detailed Insights on the Current Situation in Germany
Marcus Goetz, Alexander Zipf

Visualization and comparison of spaces of uncertainty using threedimensional display and multi-dimensional scaling
Pierre Goovaerts

GI Systems for Public Health with an Ontology Based Approach
Nurefsan Gür, Laura Diaz Sanchez, Tomi Kauppinen

Interoperable GIS Operations: A Quality-Aware Perspective
Jung-Hong Hong, Min-Lang Huang

Monitoring and modeling for city shrinkage in Japan: phenomena, managing and reviving strategies
Gu Jianping, Asami Yasushi

A Delphi Survey to Rate GIScience Publication Outlets
Karen Kemp, Werner Kuhn, Christoph Brox

Location-Aware Mobile Eye-Tracking for the Explanation of Wayfinding Behavior
Peter Kiefer, Florian Straub, Martin Raubal

A possible solution for the centroid-to-centroid and intra-zonal trip length problems
Maryam Kordi, Christian Kaiser, A. Stewart Fotheringham

A dynamic cooperation modelling for improving taxi fleet efficiency
Adrien Lammoglia, Roger Marcelin Faye, Didier Josselin

Automatically repairing invalid polygons with a constrained triangulation
Hugo Ledoux, Ken Arroyo Ohori, Martijn Meijers

The Contribution of Mathematical Morphology in Spatial Analysis of Aggregated Data: Home-Building Evolution in the French Riviera during the Twentieth Century
Sophie Liziard, Christine Voiron-Canicio

Caching techniques for high-performance Web Map Services
Alexander J. Loechel, Stephan Schmid

Detecting reaction movement patterns in trajectory data
Michael Merki, Patrick Laube

Semantic DESCaaS - Extending the Description as a Service Concept to Enable Semantic Annotations
Henry Michels, Marcell Roth, Arturo Beltran

How social is OpenStreetMap?
Peter Mooney, Padraig Corcoran

Moving Code - Sharing Geospatial Computation Logic on the Web
Matthias Müller, Daniel Kadner, Lars Bernard

Eye Movement Analysis of Elementary School Children in Traffic Environments
Kristof Nevelsteen, Thérèse Steenberghen

Recreating past landscapes in 3D using GIS and cadastral cartography from the 19th century: the Horta example of the Province of Barcelona
Alexandre Nobajas, Francesc Nadal

Human mobility analysis by collaborative radio landscape observation
Carlos Pérez-Penichet, Ângelo Conde, Adriano Moreira

Spatial metrics for Greek cities using land cover information from the Urban Atlas
Poulicos Prastacos, Nektarios Chrysoulakis, George Kochilakis

Impact of road network structure on pollutant emissions: Illustration for a Demand Responsive Transport system
Julie Prud’homme, Cyrille Genre-Grandpierre, Rémi Prud’homme

An Infrastructure for Publishing Geospatial Metadata as Open Linked Metadata
James Reid, William Waites, Ben Butchart

An Environment for the Conceptual Harmonisation of Geospatial Schemas and Data
Thorsten Reitz, Simon Templer

A GIS-based Decision Support System to support the implementation of Integrated Coastal Zone Management – preliminary results from the PEGASO project
Jonathan Rizzi, Silvia Torresan, Alex Zabeo, Valentina Gallina, Andrea Critto, Antonio Marcomini

Sensor Data Quality for Geospatial Monitoring Applications
Claudia C. Gutiérrez Rodriguez, Sylvie Servigne

Visualization of Sensor Data in Virtual Globes
Luis E. Rodríguez, Alain Tamayo, Arturo Beltrán, Joaquín Huerta

Solving the optimal location problem in forest fire control with fuzzy data points
Julio Rojas-Mora, Jagannath Aryal, Philippe Ellerkamp, Adrien Mangiavillano

Crowdsourcing of building interior models
Julian Rosser, Jeremy Morley, Mike Jackson

Finding Relevant Sequences With The Least Temporal Contradiction Measure: Application to Hydrological Data
Hugo Alatrista Salas, Jérôme Azé, Sandra Bringay, Frédéric Flouvat, Nazha Selmaoui-Folcher, Flavie Cernesson, Maguelonne Teisseire

Emergence and self-organization in urban structures
Kinda Al_Sayed, Alasdair Turner

Analyzing Temporal Usage Patterns of Street Segments Based on GPS Data – A Case Study in Switzerland
Jutta Schreinemacher, Christine Körner, Dirk Hecker, Georg Bareth

Extending TimeML and SpatialML languages to handle imperfect spatio-temporal information in the context of natural hazards studies
Mouna Snoussi, Jérôme Gensel, Paule-Annick Davoine

Building Standards-Based Geoprocessing Mobile Clients
Alain Tamayo, Carlos Granell, Laura Díaz and Joaquín Huerta

Scaling property of urban systems using an entropy-based hierarchical clustering method
Tao Jia, Bin Jiang

Assisted Generation and Publication of Geospatial Metadata
Sergio Trilles, José Gil, Laura Díaz, Joquín Huerta

Discovering the spatial coverage of the documents through the SpatialCIM Methodology
Rosa Nathalie Portugal Vargas, Solange Oliveira Rezende, Maria Fernanda Moura, Eduardo Antonio Speranza, Ercilia Rodriguez

Use of geo-Information in Policy: limitations and advantages
Wies Vullings, Jandirk Bulens, Noor Dessing, Matthijs Danes

Representing and Inferring Events from Deforestation Observations
Liqun Wu



Fundamental Principles in GIScience: A reflection
Nicholas Chrisman

Describing change in the real world: from observations to events
Gilberto Camara

From 2D Maps to 3D: Evolving Model of NMAs and Related Research Issues
Jean-Philippe Lagrange