GeoComputation 2009 Conference Proceedings


Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on GeoComputation
University of New South Wales,
Sydney, Australia.
30 November - 02 December 2009

Editors: Brian G. Lees and Shawn W. Laffan

Citing papers in these proceedings:

Papers from these proceedings should be cited using this format:

Carrigan, A., Puotinen, M. & Borah, R. (2009) Tropical Cyclone Induced Cooling Zones: A Geocomputational Hazard. In Lees, B.G. & Laffan, S.W. (eds), 10th International Conference on GeoComputation, UNSW, Sydney, November-December, 2009.

Papers were peer reviewed by two independent referees.

Conference sponsors:

PSMA Australia
Taylor and Francis
GISc Study Group; Institute of Australian Geographers
GISc Study Group, Association of American Geographers
IGU Commission on Geographic Information Science C 04.13
IGU Commission on Modelling Geographical Systems C 00.18


Keynote Presentation

Mark Gahegan
Geocomputation: The application of impossibly sophisticated methods to fiendishly complex datasets by hopelessly optimistic researchers



J. Arundel & S. Winter
Planning ahead in a harvesting variant of the travelling salesperson problem


Peter M. Atkinson, C. Jeganathan & J. Dash
Analysing the effect of different geocomputational techniques on estimating phenology in India


David A. Bennett & Wenwu Tang
GAIA-RM: A Geographically Aware Intelligent Agents Framework for Rangeland Management


S. Bertazzon, S. Olson, J. Norris & O. Elikan
Localized spatial regression modelling of health data


Chris Brunsdon
Finding Fault: Identifying and Testing 'Social Faultlines' in Surface Fitting Techniques


Rizwan Bulbul, Farid Karimipour and Andrew U. Frank
A Simplex based Dimension Independent Approach for Convex Decomposition of Nonconvex polytopes


Graeme Byrne, Martin Charlton & Stewart Fotheringham
Multiple dependent hypothesis tests in GWR


Adam Carrigan, Marji Puotinen & Rittick Borah
Tropical Cyclone Induced Cooling Zones: A Geocomputational Hazard


Tao Cheng & Berk Anbaro?lu
Methods on defining spatio-temporal neighbourhoods


Alexis J. Comber, Chris Brunsdon, Satoshi Sasaki & Hiroshi Suzuki
Using census area in site location selection in planning: ambulance locations in Niigata, Japan


Conley, J.
An Evaluation of the Extended Power of Cluster Detection Methods Under Sampling Strategies


S. Coveney
Persistent Vegetation error in Aerial LiDAR DSMs: Impact on spatial models of inundation risk


M. Duckham, D. Nussbaum, J-R. Sack & N.Santoro
Designing decentralized spatial algorithms for geosensor networks


E. Eberhardt, S. Mitchell & L. Fahrig
Current and probable past wildlife fatality hotspots on the Thousand Islands Parkway, Ontario, Canada


Carson Farmer
Data driven functional regions


A. Stewart Fotheringham, Mary Kelly, Martin Charlton & Magda Biesada
Spatial Variations in Population Dynamics: A GIScience and GWR Perspective using a Case Study of Ireland 1841-1851


Lin-Jie Guan & Matt Duckham
Decentralized computing of topological relationships between heterogeneous regions


Z. Huang, S. Nichol, J. Daniell, J. Siwabessy & B. Brooke
Predictive Modelling of Seabed Sediment Parameters Using Multibeam Acoustic Data: A Case Study on the Carnarvon Shelf, Western Australia


Bin Jiang & Tao Jia
Studying spatial effects on human mobility patterns using agent-based simulations


Aisan Kazerani & Stephan Winter
Modified Betweenness Centrality for Predicting Traffic Flow


B.F.J. Kelly & B.M.S. Giambastiani
Functional Programming Algorithms for Constructing 3D Geological Models


Yee Leung & Yu Zhou
Analysis of Scaling Behavior in Spatial Systems with Large Oscillations of Temporal Fluctuation


Paul Lewis, Stewart Fotheringham & Adam Winstanley
Role of Spatial Video in GIS


Jennifer A. Miller
Spatial non-stationarity and the scale of species-environment relationships in the Mojave Desert, California, USA


A. B. Moore, Y. Hammam & P. A. Whigham
A simple agricultural land use model implemented using Geographical Vector Agents (GVA)


F. Morgan & D. O'Sullivan
Residential developers: Competition, behaviour and the resulting urban landscape


T. Nakaya, A. S. Fotheringham, M. Charlton & C. Brunsdon
Semiparametric geographically weighted generalised linear modelling in GWR 4.0


A. Nara, K. Izumi, H. Iseki, T. Suzuki, K. Nambu & Y. Sakurai
Trajectory Data Mining for Surgical Workflow Analysis


Yoshifumi Nishida, Yoichi Motomura, Koji Kitamura & Tatsuhiro Yamanaka
Representation and Statistical Analysis of Childhood Injury by Bodygraphic Information System


O. Okwuashi J., McConchie, P. Nwilo & E. Eyo
Stochastic GIS cellular automata for land use change simulation: application of a kernel based model


D. O'Sullivan & G.L.W. Perry
Simulating long distance dispersal processes in spatially heterogeneous landscapes


Marji Puotinen
Minimising Processing Time when Reconstructing Tropical Cyclone Wind Fields using GIS


D. Rosauer, S. Ferrier, G. Manion, S.W. Laffan & K. Williams
Nice weather for frogs using environmental data to model phylogenetic turnover


Sohail Shafii, Bernd Hamann, Rachel Hutchinson, Oliver Kreylos & Joshua Viers
Tree Detection and Delineation of the Cosumnes River Preserve


Mingzheng Shi & Stephan Winter
Building a multi-granularity sensor network using 2-dominating sets


Glen Stichbury & Lars Brabyn
Predicting Water Availability in the Antarctic Dry Valleys Using GIS and Remote Sensing


A. Takizawa, W. Koo & N. Katoh
Discovering Distinctive Spatial Patterns on Snatch in Kyoto City with CAEP


Wenwu Tang & David A. Bennett
Parallel Agent-based Modelling of Land-Use Opinion Dynamics Using Graphics Processing Units


T. L. Timmins, A. J. S. Hunter & G. B. Stenhouse
Modelling spatial dependence in grizzly bear health and environmental data in the Alberta Rocky Foothills


Ian Turton
Experiences Teaching GIS with Open Source Software


Ian Turton
Why Geolocating Written Routes is Harder than it Looks


Ning Wu & Elisabete. A. Silva
Integration of genetic agents and cellular automata for dynamic urban growth modelling


Yichun Xie and Ting Ma
Simulating self-organized spatial patterns induced by overgrazing



B. A. AbdelHamid, A. L. Griffin & P. Durr
Developing a spatial-statistical model and map of the horse population in Australia


R. Borah, M. Puotinen & O. Price
Line Intersect Sampling Tool (LIST): A GIS-based tool for Spread Analysis


Y. Choi, H. Yi & H. D. Park
Raster modeling of surface runoff accumulation by incorporating artificially constructed water handling structures


Stesha A. Doku, Samsung Lim
Using GIS to Examine the Health Status of Immigrant and Indigenous Groups in New South Wales, Australia


Wenxiu GAO & Jianya Gong
Exploratory Construction of Generalisation Rules for Landuse Vector Data Generalisation


Y. Hanashima & K. Yamazaki
The Iterative Method in Multi-criteria Decision Analysis: A Case Study of Fuzzy GIS


Ricky Jacob, Jianghua Zheng, Adam C. Winstanley, B?azej Ciep?uch & Peter Mooney
A Multi-lingual pedestrian navigation and campus guidance system using CloudMade API


S. Kim, C. A. Arrowsmith & J. Handmer
Coastal vulnerability assessment with an indicator based approach


B. Mitchell, D. Markovic, D. Rotheray, S. Measho & J. Barros
Dutch elm disease on the Isle of Man - Identifying 'danger-spots' using an agent-based model


M. Salah & J. C. Trinder
Fuzzy ARTMAP Neural Networks for Automatic Feature Extraction from Aerial Images and Lidar Data


Rajesh Bahadur Thapa & Yuji Murayama
Land Use Change Factors in Kathmandu Valley: A GWR Approach


Yunhui Wu & Stephan Winter
Inferring Relevant Gazetteer Instances to a Placename


Wenjie Wu, Zhengbin Dong, Wenzhong Zhang, Fengjun Jin and Xiujun Ma
Spatio-Temporal Structural Analysis of Inter-Urban Aviation Network in China


Xin Zhang, K. Tocque, J. Boothby & P. Cook
Exploration of Relationship between Social Status and Mortality Rates in England