Conference Papers



Research unit members present regularly at UK and international conferences.


2013

  • Richards, N. and Ware, J.M. (2013) “Automated river segmentation using simulated annealing”, to be presented at AI-2013 (33rd SGAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence), Cambridge, UK.
  • Farthing, D. and Ware, J.M. (2013)“Overcoming Obstacles to Mapping for Disaster Preparedness in East Africa”, Paper presented at Dealing with Disasters Conference (DWD 2013), Northumbria University, UK
  • Ware, J.M. and Richards, N. (2013) “An Ant Colony System Algorithm for Automatically Schematizing Transport Network Data Sets”, Proceedings of IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computing, Mexico, June 2013. doi:10.1109/CEC.2013.6557790


2012

  • Higgs, G., Fry, R. and Langford, M. (2012) Investigating Spatial Variations in Access to Public Services and Potential Associations with Socio-demographic Trends in Wales, WISERD Annual Conference, 2012: Devolution, Place and Change, Bangor University, March 28th, 2012.
  • Orford, S., Fry, R., Berry, R.A. and Higgs, G. (2012) Mapping interview transcript records: theoretical, technical and cartographic challenges, Paper presented at the GIS Research UK 2012 conference, University of Lancaster, April 2012.
  • Berry, R., Fry, R., Higgs, G., Orford, S. and Jones, S. (2012) The WISERD Geoportal: An innovative tool for discovering social science research data, Poster presented at the GIS Research UK 2012 conference, University of Lancaster, April 2012.
  • Orford, S., Fry, R., Berry, R.A. and Higgs, G. (2012) The institutional and cultural challenges to developing portals for interdisciplinary data sharing: some reflections from WISERD, Paper presented at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2012, University of Edinburgh, 3rd – 5th July 2012.
  • Stafford, I., Orford, S. and Higgs, G. (2012) 40 into 30 won’t go? Exploring the 2013 Review of Parliamentary Constituencies in Wales, Paper presented at the Political Studies Association Territorial Politics Specialist Group, Biennial Conference, Brussels, 13th-14th September 2012.


2011

  • Langford, M., Fry, R. and Higgs, G. (2011) A modified two-step floating catchment area technique for measuring transit system accessibility, Paper presented at GIS Research UK 2011 Conference, University of Portsmouth, 27th April 2011.
  • Berry, R., Higgs, G., Fry, R. and Langford, M. (2011) Evaluating the potential of Web-based GIS for enhancing public participation in wind farm planning, Paper presented at GIS Research UK 2011 Conference, University of Portsmouth, 28th April 2011.
  • Farthing, D. and Ware, J.M. (2011) “Mapping disaster areas: past and future”, Paper presented at Dealing with Disasters International Conference, University of Glamorgan
  • Langford, M. and Higgs, G. (2011) Evaluating the performance of the binary dasymetric interpolation model at the lowest census dissemination level, Paper presented at American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting 2011, Seattle, 12th April 2011.
  • Fry, R., Berry, R., Higgs, G., Orford, S. and Jones, S. (2011) The WISERD Geoportal: A tool for the discovery, analysis and visualisation of socio-economic (meta- data for Wales, Paper presented at FOSS4G Conference, Denver, 12th – 16th September 2011.
  • Tsatsou, P., Higgs, G. and Stafford, I. (2011) Understanding the role of ICT use in connectivity of minority communities in Wales, Paper presented at Internet Research 12: Performance and Participation, Seattle, 10th – 13th October, 2011.
  • Tsatsou, P., Higgs, G. and Stafford, I. (2011) Understanding the role of ICT use in connectivity of minority communities in Wales, Paper presented at Prato Community Informatics Conference 2011, Monash Centre, Prato, Italy, November, 9-11th 2011.
  • Berry, R., Fry, R., Higgs, G., Orford, S. and Jones, S. (2011) Introducing the WISERD GeoPortal, Annual Conference of the Association for Geographic Information (Cymru), Cardiff City Hall, 29th November, 2011.


2010

  • Anderson, T., Corcoran, J. and Higgs, G. (2010) The application of a geodemographic classification to explore variations in the incidence of fire events in an urban area, Paper presented at GIS Research UK 2010 Conference, University College London, April 2010.
  • Berry, R., Higgs, G., Langford, M. and Fry, R. (2010) An evaluation of on-line GIS-based landscape and visual impact assessment tools and their potential for enhancing public participation in the UK, Paper presented at WebMGS 2010, Como, Italy, August 2010.
  • Landeg, O., Harris, A. and Ware, J.M. (2010) “The Perception of Volcanic Risk Amongst the Indigenous Population of Vocán de Colima, Mexico: Implications for Volcanic Crisis Management and Risk Reduction Strategies”, Paper presented at Dealing with Disasters International Conference, Northumbria University, UK
  • Farthing, D. and Ware, J.M. (2010) “When it comes to mapping developing countries, disaster preparedness is better than disaster response”, AGI Community’10 Conference, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK.
  • Ware, J.M. and Richards, N. (2010) “Ant Colony Optimization Applied to Network Schematization”, Proceedings of GIScience 2010, Zurich.
  • Richards, N. and Ware, J.M. (2010) “Ant Colony Optimization Applied to Map Generalization”, 13th Workshop of the ICA commission on Generalisation and Multiple Representation, Zurich (available on line at http://aci.ign.fr/2010_Zurich/program.php)
  • Ware, J.M. and Richards, N. (2010) “Probabilistic optimization and network schematization”, Presented at Dagstuhl Seminar 10461: Schematization in Cartography, Visualization, and Computational Geometry, Dagstuhl, Germany.
  • Anand, S., Swan, J,, Jackson, M. and Ware. J.M . (2010) “Automated schematization using open standards”, Presented at British Cartographic Society Annual Symposium, Nottingham.
  • Richards, N., Ware, J.M., Thomas, N. and Ware, J.A., 2010, “Application of Simulated Annealing to River Symbolization”, Presented at the 12th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Las Vegas, USA, pages 141-145


2009


2008

  • Swan, J., Anand, S., Ware, J.M. and Jackson, M. (2008) “Automated schematization using memetic algorithms”, Proceedings of 16th Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK 2008), Manchester, UK.
  • Swan, J., Anand S., Ware, J.M. and Jackson M. (2008) “ Road network schematization using web feature service- a case study “, International Conference on Cartography and GIS, Borovets, Bulgaria.
  • Swan, J., Anand, S., Jackson, M. and Ware, J.M. (2008), “Genetic algorithm based tool for network schematization”, Proceedings of GIScience 2008, Park City, Utah, USA.


2007

  • Berry, R.A., Higgs, G., Kidner, D.B. and Langford, M. (2007) Examining the potential of Internet-based Geographical Information Systems for promoting public participation in wind farm planning in the UK, GIS Research UK 2007 Conference, NUI Maynooth, April 2007.
  • Ivaha, C., Al-Madfai, H., Higgs, G. and Ware, A. (2007) The Dynamic Spatial Dissagregation Approach: A spatio-temporal modeling of crime, World Conference on Engineering, International Conference of Computational Statistics and Data Engineering (ICCSDE 2007), London, July 2007.
  • Berry, R.A And Higgs, G. (2007) Evaluating the potential of internet-based Geographical Information Systems for promoting public participation in wind farm planning, Annual Conference of the Royal Geographical Society, London, August 2007.
  • Swan, J., Anand, S., Ware, J.M. and Jackson, M., 2007, “Automated schematization for web service applications”, Proceedings of W2GIS 2007, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4857 (Springer), pages 216-226.
  • Lohfink, A., Carnduff, T., Thomas, N. and Ware, J.M., “An Object-Oriented Approach to the Representation of Spatiotemporal Geographic Features”, Proceedings of the 15th ACM International Symposium on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM GIS 2007), November 7-9, 2007, Seattle, Washington. p.268-275
  • Lohfink, A., Carnduff, T., Thomas, N. and Ware, J.M., 2007, “Representation and Management of Evolving Features in OS MasterMap ITN Data”, Proceedings of 24th British National Conference on Databases (BNCOD 24), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4587 (Springer), pages 160-163.
  • Anand.S, Ware.J.M, Jackson.M and Swan. J, 2007, “Evaluation results of automated schematic map tool for MobileLBS applications”, 5th International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology (MMT’07) , Padua, Italy.
  • Anand.S, Avelar. S, Ware.J.M and Jackson.M, 2007, “Automated schematic map production using Simulated Annealing and Gradient Descent approaches”, 15th Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK 2007) , Dublin, Ireland.


2006

  • Al-Madfai, H., Ware, A. nd Higgs, G. (2006) The variability decomposition approach to transfer function modelling: Forecasting daily fire incidences in South Wales, 26th International Symposium on Forecasting, Santander, Spain, 11-14th June 2006.
  • Langford, M. and Higgs, G. (2006) Enhanced urban population distribution models using geospatial data integration, and its benefits in service accessibility estimation, 25th Urban Data Management Symposium, Aalborg, Denmark, May, 2006
  • Berry, R., Higgs, G., Kidner, D. and Langford, M. (2006) Examining the potential of Internet-based Geographical Information Systems to promote public participation in wind farm planning, Seventh International Conference on Information Technologies in Landscape Architecture Knowledge-based landscape modelling, Dessau, Germany, 18-20th May 2006.
  • Dakowicz, M. and Gold, C. M. (2006). Structuring Kinetic Maps. In W. Kainz, A. Reidl and G. Elmes, editors, Progress in Spatial Data Handling—12th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, Springer, pp. 477-493.
  • Gold, C. M. and Angel, P. (2006). Voronoi Hierarchies. Proceedings, GIScience, Munster, Germany, LNCS 4197, pp. 99-111.
  • C. M. Gold and M. Dakowicz (2006). Kinetic Voronoi/Delaunay drawing tools. In Proceedings 3rd International Symposium on Voronoi Diagrams in Science and Engineering (ISVD 2006), Banff, Canada, IEEE Press, pp. 76-84.
  • King, B., E. Matuk, K. Matuk, C.M. Gold, P. Kirk (2006). “HKTM – Automatic registration and updating of slope laser scans”. Invited paper, AGITPro and Intergraph User Conference 2006, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 19-20 October, 2006.
  • Ledoux, H. and Gold, C. M. (2006). A Voronoi-based Map Algebra. In W. Kainz, A. Reidl and G. Elmes, editors, Developments in Spatial Data Handling—12th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, Springer, pp. 117-131.
  • Matuk, K., Gold, C. M. and Li, Z. (2006). Skeleton Based Contour Line Generalization. In W. Kainz, A. Reidl and G. Elmes, editors, Developments in Spatial Data Handling—12th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, Springer, pp. 643-658.
  • Tse, R. O.C., C. Gold and D. Kidner (2006) “A New Approach to Urban Modelling Based on LIDAR” Proceedings: Winter School of Computer Sciences 2006, the 14-th International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision’2006, Plzen, Czech Republic, pp. 279-286
  • Li, J, Taylor, G.E., Kidner, D.B. and Ware, J.M., 2006 , “Prediction of GPS multipath effect using LiDAR Digital Surface Models and building footprints”, Proceedings of W2GIS 2006, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4295 (Springer), pages 42-54.
  • Thomas, N.J., Olden, A., Taylor, G.E. and Ware, J.M., 2006, “Improving the Safety and Efficiency for Rail Track Working Using Intelligent Location Based Systems”, 2006 International Conference on Wireless Networks (ICWN’06), Las Vegas, USA.
  • Anand.S, Ware.J.M, Sharples.S, Jackson.M and Nixon.J, 2006, “Cognitive issues in Automated Mobile Schematic mapping: Human factors case study”, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Spatial Cognition (ICSC 2006), Rome, Italy.
  • Anand S., Nixon, J., Jackson M., Ware J.M. and Sharples, S., 2006, “Automated Schematic Mapping for MobileGIS: Technical developments and Human Factors requirements”, Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IEEE Computer Society), pages 316-324.
  • Anand S., Ware J.M., Taylor G.E., Vairavamoorthy K. and Jackson M., 2006, “Automated Schematic Maps for Water Network Applications- MobileGIS case study”, accepted for 7th International Conference in HydroInformatics, Nice, France, (to appear)
  • Anand.S, Ware.J.M, Vairavamoorthy.K, Jackson.M, “MobileGIS in Water Network Applications -Demand Modelling Approach “ 7th International Conference on Hydroscience and Engineering (ICHE 2006) , Philadelphia, USA, 2006 (to appear)
  • Anand S., You J., Ware J.M., Jackson M. and Taylor G.E., 2006, “Automated travel time schematic maps for Location Based Services”, Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference , London (to appear)
  • Anand S., Ware J.M., Taylor G.E., You J. and Jackson M., 2006, “Automated time based schematic maps for transportation network applications”, Proceedings of 14th Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK 2006), University of Nottingham, pages 201-205.
  • Taylor , G.E., Li, J., Kidner, D.B. and Ware, J.M., 2005, “Surface modelling for GPS satellite visibility”, Proceedings of W2GIS 2005 (Springer LNCS 3833), pages 281-295.


2005

  • Anand.S, Ware.J.M and Taylor.G.E., 2005, “Schematic maps for small display location based service applications” , Proceedings of 13th Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK 2005), University of Glasgow, Glasgow.
  • Brunsdon, C., Higgs, G and Corcoran, J (2005) Does weather affect the location of urban crime, British Society of Criminology conference, University of Leeds, July 2005.
  • Brunsdon, C, Corcoran, J and Higgs, G. (2005) Weather and crime: Visualising micro geo-temporal patterns, GIS Research UK Conference, University of Glasgow, April 2005.
  • Corcoran, J., Brunsdon, C., Higgs, G. and Ware, A. (2005) Using Isosurfaces To Explore Geo-Temporal Patterns Of Crime, The American Congress on Surveying & Mapping Conference, Las Vegas, 22nd March 2005.
  • Brunsdon, C., Corcoran, J. and Higgs, G. (2005) Visualising patterns of crime activity in space and time, The Royal Photographic Society Imaging Science Group 3rd Meeting on Recent Advances in Medical & Forensic Imaging, Royal Society, London, 21st February 2005.
  • Dakowicz, M. and Gold, C. M. (2005), Interactive TIN Modification with a Cutting Tool, In Proceedings of the 4th ISPRS Workshop on Dynamic and Multi-dimensional GIS, Pontypridd, Wales, UK, pp. 5-9
  • Dakowicz, M. and Gold, C. M. (2005), Concepts of interactive terrain modification, In Proceedings of GISRUK 2005 Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, pp. 252-257
  • C. M. Gold (2005). Data Structures for Dynamic and Multidimensional GIS. Proceedings, Dynamic and Multi-Dimensional GIS 2005, September, Pontypridd, Wales, UK, pp. 36-41
  • C. M. Gold and M. Dakowicz (2005). The Crust and Skeleton – Applications in GIS. In: Proceedings, 2nd International Symposium on Voronoi Diagrams in Science and Engineering, Seoul, Korea, October, pp. 33-42
  • C. M. Gold and M. Chau, (2005). 3D Cartography: The Marine GIS. Proceedings, Geographical Information System Research UK, extended abstract, April, 2005, Glasgow, UK, pp. 484-490
  • C. M. Gold and H. Ledoux, (2005). 3D Topology and Data Structures – a Review and a Proposal. Topology and Spatial Databases Workshop, Glasgow, April 2005 http://homepages.ge.ucl.ac.uk/~clairee/topologyandgis/
  • Gold C. M., Ledoux H., and Dzieszko M., (2005). A data structure for the construction and navigation of 3D Voronoi and Delaunay cell complexes. In: Poster Proceedings, 13th International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision (WSCG 2005). Plzen, Czech Republic, pp. 21-22
  • King, B., Matuk, E., Matuk, K., and Gold, C. M. (2005). Terrain reconstruction from ground-based laser data. The International Symposium and Exhibition on Geoinformation, Penang, Malaysia
  • Ledoux H and Gold C. M. (2005). Interpolation as a tool for the modelling of three-dimensional geoscientific datasets. In Proceedings 4th ISPRS Workshop on Dynamic and Multi-dimensional GIS, Pontypridd, Wales, UK, pp. 79–84
  • Ledoux H and Gold CM (2005). Spatial interpolation: From two to three dimensions. In: Proceedings GIS Research UK, 13th Annual Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, UK. pp. 518–523
  • Ledoux H and Gold CM (2005). The 3D Voronoi diagram and its dual: Simultaneous construction and storage. In: Topology and Spatial Databases Workshop 2005, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
  • Ledoux H, Gold C. M. and Baciu G (2005). Flipping to robustly delete a vertex in a Delaunay tetrahedralization. In Proceedings International Conference on Computational Science and its Applications — ICCSA 2005, LNCS 3480, Springer-Verlag, Singapore. pp.737–747
  • Matuk, K., Gold, C. M. and Li, Z. (2005). 3D Terrain Skeleton Approximations from Contours. Proceedings, Dynamic and Multi-Dimensional GIS 2005, September, Pontypridd, Wales, UK, pp. 122 – 127
  • Tse, R. O.C., M. Dakowicz, C. Gold and D. Kidner (2005). Automatic Building Extrusion from a TIN model Using LiDAR and Ordnance Survey Landline Data. In: Proceedings GIS Research UK, 13th Annual Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, pp. 258-264
  • Tse, R. O.C., M. Dakowicz, C. Gold and D. Kidner (2005) “Building Reconstruction Using LIDAR Data” Proceedings, Dynamic and Multi-dimensional GIS 2005, September, Pontypridd, Wales, UK, pp. 156-161


2004

  • Ware.J.M and Anand.S., “ Automated production of schematic maps for mobile applications “, Proceedings of Auto-Carto 2005, Las Vegas, USA , 2005
  • Anand, S., Ware, J.M. and Taylor, G.E., 2004, “Map Generalization for OSMasterMap data in Location Based Services & mobile GIS applications”, Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Geoinformatics, Gavle, Sweden, pages 54-60.
  • Anand, S., Ware J.M. and Taylor G.E., 2004, “ Map generalization for data volume reduction of large scale datasets for mobile GIS applications”, Proceedings of PGNET2004 Postgraduate Symposium on the convergence of telecommunications, networking and broadcasting , John Moore University, pages 20-23.
  • Anand.S, Ware, J.M., Taylor, G.E., 2004, “Map generalization for OS MasterMap data in small display mobile GIS applications”, Proceedings of 12th Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK), University of East Anglia, pages 245-248.
  • Mcdonald, K., Higgs, G., Iredale, R. and Gray, J (2004) A pilot study of spatial patterns in referrals to a multi-centre cancer genetics service Conference Proceedings of 8th Nursing Research Conference, Seville, Spain, November 2004.
  • Brunsdon, C., Corcoran, J. and Higgs, G. (2004) Visualising Space and Time in Crime Patterns: A Comparison of Methods, GIS Research UK Conference, University of East Anglia, April 2004.
  • Corcoran, J., Brunsdon, C. and Higgs, G. (2004) A comparison of 3 techniques for visualising spatio-temporal patterns of crime, Poster paper at Euro-conference on methods to support interaction on Geovisualisation environments, EURESCO Conference, Kolymbari, Crete, Greece, March 2004.
  • Brunsdon, C., Corcoran, J. and Higgs, G. (2004) Visualising space and time in crime patterns: A comparison of methods, 2nd National Crime Mapping Conference, Jill Dando Institute, London. March 2004.
  • Anton, F., Mioc, D. and Gold, C. M. (2004), Line Voronoi Based Interpolation and Application to Digital Terrain Modelling , In Proceedings of ISPRS 2004 – XXth Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, Vol. XXXV B3, pp. 1114-8
  • C. M. Gold (2004). Applications of Kinetic Voronoi Diagrams. In: Proceedings, 3rd Voronoi Conference on Analytic Number Theory and Space Tilings, Kiev, Ukraine, pp. 169-178
  • Gold, C. M., Chau, M., Dzieszko, M. and Goralski, R. (2004), The “Marine GIS” – Dynamic GIS in Action , In Proceedings of ISPRS 2004 – XXth Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, Vol. XXXV B2, pp. 688-693
  • Gold, C. M., Chau, M., Dzieszko, M. and Goralski, R. (2004), 3D Geographic Visualization: The Marine GIS , Developmants in Spatial Data Handling – 11th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, (Ed.: Fisher, P. F.), Springer, pp. 17-28
  • Gold, C. M., Matuk, E. and Matuk, K. (2004). Terrain reconstruction from ground-based laser data. The 4th International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology, Kunming, China
  • Ledoux, H. and Gold, C. M. (2004), Modelling oceanographic data with the three-dimensional Voronoi diagram , In Proceedings of ISPRS 2004 – XXth Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, Vol. XXXV B2, pp. 703-708
  • Ledoux H and Gold C. M. (2004). An efficient natural neighbour interpolation algorithm for geoscientific modelling. In Fisher P, editor, Developments in Spatial Data Handling—11th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, Springer, pp. 97–108
  • Tse, O.C. and C. Gold (2004) “3D Urban Terrain Modelling with Bridges and Holes” Proceedings, The 30th Congress of the International Geographical Union, August, 2004, Glasgow, UK, pp. 15-20
  • Tse, O.C.R., Gold, C. and Kidner, D. (2004), An Original Way of Building a TIN with Complex Urban Structures , In Proceedings of ISPRS 2004 – XXth Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, Vol. XXXV B3, pp. 931-6


2003

  • Dorling, D. and Higgs, G. (2003) So what’s new? 2001 and all that, In ‘First Results from the 2001 Census’ session, RGS-IBG International Annual Conference 2003, London, 3-5th September, 2003.
  • Mcdonald, K., Higgs, G., Iredale, R., Tempest, V. and Gray, J. (2003) A GIS-based spatial analysis of referral patterns to cancer genetics services, Poster presentation at GIS Research UK conference, City University, London, April 9th – 11th, 2003.
  • Gold, C. M., Goralski, R. and Ledoux, H. (2003), Development of a 'Marine GIS’. , In Proceedings, 21st International Cartographic Conference, Durban, South Africa, pp. 1276-1284
  • Gold, C. M., Matuk, E. and Matuk, K. (2004), Terrain Reconstruction from Ground-based Laser Data , 4th International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology, Kunming, China, 29-31 March, CD-ROM
  • Tse, O.C., (2003) “3D Terrain Models”. Dagstuhl Seminar No 03401, Computational Cartography and Spatial Modelling. Organizers: P. van Oosterom (Delft University of Technology, NL), M. Sester (Univ. Hannover, D), J. Snoeyink (UNC Chapel Hill, USA), M. Worboys (Univ. of Maine at Orono, USA), 28 Sept – 3 Oct, 2003, IBFI Schloss Dagstuhl, http://www.dagstuhl.de/03401/Proceedings/
  • Ware, J.M., Wilson, I.D. and Ware, J.A., 2003, “Reducing graphic conflict in scale reduced maps using a genetic algorithm”, Proceedings of 11th Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK) , City University, pages 1-10.
  • Thomas, N., Ware, J.M. and Jones, C.B., 2003, “Resolving conflict in scale reduced maps: refining the simulated annealing technique”, Proceedings of 11th Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK) , City University, pages 244-248.
  • Ware, J.M., Wilson, I.D. and Ware, J.A., 2003, “A genetic algorithm for reducing graphic conflict in scale reduced maps”, 5th ICA Workshop on Progress in Automated Map Generalisation, Paris, (available on line at http://www.geo.unizh.ch/ICA/).
  • Thomas, N., Ware, J.M. and Jones, C.B., 2003, “Continuous search space and building grouping: improvements to the simulated technique”, 5th ICA Workshop on Progress in Automated Map Generalisation, Paris, (available on line at http://www.geo.unizh.ch/ICA/).
  • Gray, J, Tempest, V, Iredale, R, Higgs, G and McDonald, K, GISRUK03, City University, London, Poster presentation, 2003


2002

  • Higgs, G., Smith, D.P. and Gould, M.I. (2002) The use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in realising “Joined-Up” Geography in the National Health Service, Paper presented at GeoHealth 2002 and Spatial Information Research Colloquium 2002, Victoria University, Wellington, December 2002. [Partly funded by British Academy Overseas Conference Grant].
  • Higgs, G., Gould, M.I. and Smith, D.P. (2002) Variations in GIS uptake within the UK National Health Service, Paper presented at American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting 2002, Los Angeles, 19-23rd March 2002.
  • Smith, D.P., Higgs, G. and Gould, M.I. (2002) Monitoring and analysing patterns of health and health care provision: the role of GIS? Paper presented at Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers) Annual Meeting, Belfast, 3rd – 7th January 2002.
  • Higgs, G., Gould, M.I. and Smith, D.P. (2002) Current uses of GIS in the NHS and opportunities for the future, Paper presented at the AGI Health Special Interest Group meeting: GIS in the NHS, School of Geography, University of Leeds, January 2002.
  • Dakowicz, M. and Gold, C. M. (2002), Extracting Meaningful Slopes from Terrain Contours, In Proceedings : Computational Science – ICCS 2002, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2331, (Ed.: Sloot, P. M. A., Tan, C. J. K., Dongarra, J. J. and Hoekstra, A. G.), Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 144-153
  • Dakowicz, M. and Gold, C. M. (2002), Visualizing Terrain Models from Contours – Plausible Ridge, Valley and Slope Estimation, In Proceedings of the International Workshop On Visualization and Animation of Landscape, Kunming, China, http://www.acrors.ait.ac.th/kunming/download/maciej.pdf
  • Gold, C. M. (2002), But is it GIS? , In Keynote Speaker: The Research UK 10th Annual Conference, GISRUK 2002, (Ed.: Wise, S., Brindley, P., Kim, Y.-H. and Openshaw, C.), University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, pp. 2
  • Gold, C. M. and Dakowicz, M. (2002), Terrain Modelling Based on Contours and Slopes, In: Advances in Spatial Data Handling. Proceedings, 10th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, (Ed.: Richardson, D. and Van Oosterom, P.), Springer-Verlag Berlin, pp. 95-108
  • Gold, C.M., Dakowicz, M. and Tse, O.C.R. (2002), Visualization and Decision Support for Watershed Management, In Proceedings of ISPRS Commission II Symposium on Integrated Systems for Spatial Data Production, Custodian and Decision Support, Xian, China pp. 125-130.
  • Tse, O. C. R. and Gold, C. M. (2002), Integration of Terrain Models and Built-Up Structures using CAD-Type Euler Operators, In Proceedings, International Workshop On Visualization and Animation Of Landscape, Kunming, China, http://www.acrors.ait.ac.th/kunming/download/rebecca.pdf
  • Tse, O. C. R. and Gold, C. M. (2002), TIN Meets CAD – Extending the TIN Concept in GIS, In Proceedings : Computational Science – ICCS 2002, Vol. 2331, (Ed.: Sloot, P. M. A., Tan, C. J. K., Dongarra, J. J. and Hoekstra, A. G.), Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp.135-143
  • Zhao, R.-L., Li, Z.-L., Chen, J., Gold, C. M. and Zhang, Y. (2002), A Hierarchal Raster Method for Computing Voronoi Diagrams Based on Quadtrees , In Proceedings : Computational Science – ICCS 2002, Vol. 2331, (Ed.: Sloot, P. M. A., Tan, C. J. K., Dongarra, J. J. and Hoekstra, A. G.), Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp.1004-1013
  • Ware, J.M., Wilson, I.D. and Ware, J.A., 2002, “A knowledge based genetic algorithm approach to automating cartographic generalisation”, Proceedings of 22nd SGAI International Conference on Knowledge Based Systems and Applied Artificial Intelligence (Springer), Cambridge, pages 33-49.
  • Ware, J. M., Wilson, I. D., Ware, J. A. and Jones, C.B., 2002, “A tabu search approach to automated map generalisation”, Proceedings of 10th ACM International Symposium on Advances in Geographical Information Systems (ACM), McLean VA, pages 101-106.
  • Ware, J.M., Thomas, N. and Jones, C.B., 2002, “Map generalisation using simulated annealing: maintaining feature alignment”, Proceedings of GIScience 2002, Boulder, pages 201- 203.
  • Thomas, N., Ware, J.M. and Jones, C.B., 2002, “Map generalisation by iterative improvement: maintaining feature alignment”, Joint ISPRS-ICA Workshop on Multi-Scale Representations of Spatial Data, Ottawa (available on line at http://www.ikg.uni-hannover.de/isprs/Program_final.html ).


2001

  • Higgs, G., Smith, D.P. and Gould, M. (2001) An overview of GIS in the NHS: Preliminary results from a national survey. Annual Conference of the Association for Geographic Information (Cymru), Cardiff City Hall, 4th December.
  • Palmer, S., Dunston, F., Higgs, G., Fielder, H. and Fone, D. (2001) Risk of congenital malformations around landfill sites in Wales, Paper presented at Societies, Individuals and Populations, Joint conference of the Society for Social Medicine and the International Epidemiological Association, University of Oxford, September 12-15th 2001.
  • Gould, M., Smith, D.P. and Higgs, G. (2001) GIS within the NHS: preliminary results from a national survey, Paper presented at Geographic Information Sciences in Public Health 2001, September 2001, Sheffield, UK.
  • Higgs, G., Fielder, H. and Palmer, S. et al (2001) A GIS-based approach to investigating congenital malformations and other reproductive outcomes in defined geographical areas near landfill sites in Wales, Paper presented at GeoComputation 2001, University of Queensland, September 23-25th 2001.
  • Smith, D, Gould, M. and Higgs, G. (2001) Investigating variations in the use of GIS within the NHS, Paper presented at the Association for Geographic Information, Health Special Interest Group Workshop, Lakeside Centre, Aston University, June 20th 2001.
  • Smith, D, Gould, M. and Higgs, G. (2001) Investigating variations in the use of GIS in the NHS, Paper presented at 9th GIS Research UK Conference, University of Glamorgan, April 18-20th, 2001.
  • Anton, F., Mioc, D. and Gold, C. M. (2001), Line Voronoi diagram based interpolation and application to digital terrain modelling , In Proceedings, Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada, pp. 29-32
  • Gold, C. M. (2001), Crusts, skeletons and terrain modelling , In Oral presentation: Dagstuhl Workshop on Computational Cartography, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany
  • Gold, C. M. and Dakowicz, M. (2001), Terrain Modelling from Contours, In Proceedings of the 3th ISPRS Workshop on Dynamic and Multi-dimensional GIS, Bangkok, Thailand, pp.427-432
  • Gold, C. M. and Thibault, D. (2001), Map Generalization by Skeleton Retraction, In Proceedings, International Cartographic Association, Beijing,China, pp.2072-2081
  • Shu, H., Edwards, G. and Gold, C. M. (2001), Visual Communication of Spatio-temporal Semantics , In Proceedings, International Cartographic Association, Beijing, China, pp. 2688-2700
  • Shu, H., Gold, C. M. and Chen, J. (2001), Primary spatial changes , In Proceedings, Third ISPRS Workshop on Dynamic and Multi-Dimensional GIS, Bangkok, Thailand, pp.262-268
  • Tse, O.C., and C. Gold (2001) “Terrain, Dinosaurs and Cadastres – Options for Three-Dimensional Modelling”, Proceedings, International Workshop on “3D Cadastres”, Ed by: Christ Lemmen and Peter van Oosterom, Delft, The Netherlands, November, pp 243-257
  • Abdelmoty, AI and El-Geresy, BAH, “Towards a general theory for qualitative space”, 111 -120, Thirteenth Int. Conf. On Tools with Artificial Intelligence, ICTAI’01, 2001, Dallas,Texas, USA, 0-7695-1417-0
  • El-Geresy, BAH, “Towards a General Theory for Qualitative Space”, 111 – 118, Year Published – 2001, 13th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artifical Intelligence, 2001, Dallas, Texas, 0-7695-1417-0
  • El-Geresy, BAH, “Qualitative Representations in Large Spatial Databases”, 68 – 75, Year Published – 2001, International Database Engineering and Applications Symposium, 2001, Grenoble, France, 0-7695-1140-6
  • Goonetillake, JS and Carnduff, T, “Integrity Constant Management for Design Object Versions in a concurrent Engineering Design Environment”, 255 – 261, Year Published -2001, 2001 International Database Engineering & Applications Symposium, 2001, Grenoble, France, 1098-8068
  • Goonetillake, JS, Carnduff, T and Gray, A, “Integrity Validation for Object Versions in a Co-operative Design Environment”, 89 – 94, Year Published – 2001, 6th International Conference Computer Supported Co-operative Work in Design, 2001, London, Ontario,
  • Goonetillake, JS, Carnduff, T and Gray, WA, “Proceedings of the sixth International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design”, 89 – 94, Integrity Validation for Object Versions in a Co-operative Design Environment, 2001, Ottawa
  • Goonetillake, JS, Carnduff, T and Gray, WA, “Integrity Constraint Management for Design Object Versions in a Concurrent Engineering Design Environment”, 255 – 261, International Database Engineering and Applications Symposium, 2001
  • Higgs, G, “Research in the UK”, 461 – 467, Year Published – 2001, GIS Research UK 9th Annual Conference GISRUK, 2001, University of Glamorgan, 1-840540-26-5
  • Kidner, DB and Higgs, G, “Edited Conference Proceedings”, GISRUK 2001, 2001, GIS Centre, University of Glamorgan, 1-840540-26-5
  • Kidner, DB, Morgan, CG, Oliver, JR, Leigh, CL and Thomas, M, “Coastal monitoring with LiDAR: Challeges, Problems and Pitfalls”, 11th SPIE Int. Symp. On Remote Sensing, proceedings of SPIE Vol. 5574, , Gran Canaria
  • Sehmisch, A, Boehme, O, Canan, S, Clarke, P, Taylor, GE and Twynholm, S, GISRUK 2001, University of Glamorgan, Poster Presentation, 2001
  • Ware, J.M., Jones, C.B. and Thomas, N., 2001, “A simulated annealing algorithm for cartographic map generalisation”, 4th ICA Workshop on Progress in Automated Map Generalisation, Beijing, (available on line at http://www.geo.unizh.ch/ICA/).
  • Ware, J.M., Jones, C.B. and Thomas, N. 2001, “Map generalisation, object displacement and simulated annealing: two techniques for execution time improvement”, Proceedings of 9th Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK) , Glamorgan, pages 36-38.

2000

  • Higgs, G., Senior, M. and Williams, H.C.W.L (2000) The use of multi-dimensional indicators of rurality in examining spatial variations in health outcomes, Paper presented at 9th International Symposium in Medical Geography, Montreal, 3rd – 7th July 2000. [Partly funded by British Academy Overseas Conference Grant].
  • Senior, M., Williams, H.C.W.L and Higgs, G. (2000) Variations in prescribing between doctor’s practices: statistical explorations, Paper presented at 9th International Symposium in Medical Geography, Montreal, 3rd – 7th July 2000.
  • Higgs, G., Senior, M. and Williams, H.C.W.L (2000) Urban-Rural Health Differentials: Geographical Variations in Mortality in Wales, Paper presented at AAG 2000 Annual Meeting – Pittsburgh, 4-8th April 2000.