STKO at GIScience '14

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From Sep 23-26, 2014, Our STKO members and alumni participated in the Eighth International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience 2014) in Vienna, Austria.
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Prof. Janowicz co-authored a full paper: “Linked Data - A Paradigm Shift for GIScience” by Werner Kuhn, Tomi Kauppinen and Krzysztof Janowicz.

Dr. Ben Adams co-authored another full paper: “Re-envisioning data description using Peirce's Pragmatics” by Mark Gahegan and Benjamin Adams.

PhD Candidate McKenzie presented an extended abstract paper: “Coerced Geographic Information: The not-so-voluntary side of user-generated geo-content” by Grant McKenzie and Krzysztof Janowicz.

PhD Student Gao presented an extended abstract paper for the STKO team work “Detecting Origin-Destination Mobility Flows From Geotagged Tweets in Greater Los Angeles Area” by Song Gao, Jiue-An Yang, Bo Yan, Yingjie Hu, Krzysztof Janowicz and Grant McKenzie.

In addition, STKO members also joined in the workshops on the first day of the conference.

Krzysztof Janowicz, Benjamin Adams, Grant McKenzie, and Tomi Kauppinen co-organized a full-day “Workshop on Geographic Information Science Observatories” http://stko.geog.ucsb.edu/gio2014/.

In another Workshop on Analysis of Movement Data (AMD 14) http://sites.utexas.edu/amd2014/, we present a poster “TrajAnalyst: Matching Data to Trajectory Analysis Modules via a Conceptual Framework” by Song Gao, Jiue-An Yang, Krzysztof Janowicz, Yingjie Hu, and Bo Yan.