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Bo Yan was awarded The Jack and Laura Dangermond Graduate Fellowship

The Jack and Laura Dangermond Graduate Fellowship is awarded to an outstanding graduate student in Geography studying within the area of Geographic Information Science. The recipient will hold the title “Jack and Laura Dangermond Fellow” in residence for 2017-2018 and will receive a stipend of $5,000, allowing its holder to devote more time to imaginative and creative research.

Place2Vec Ground Truth Data Available

We have presented our Place2Vec paper at this year's ACM Sigspatial conference and have attracted a lot of attention. In order to promote future research in place type similarity measurements, we have published the ground truth data we collected using Amazon Mechanical Turk. You can download the data from this repository: .

Two Papers Accepted at ACM SIGSPATIAL 2017

Full Paper
Bo Yan, Krzysztof Janowicz, Gengchen Mai, and Song Gao. From ITDL to Place2Vec – Reasoning About Place Type Similarity and Relatedness by Learning Embeddings From Augmented Spatial Contexts. In Proceedings of SIGSPATIAL’17, Los Angeles Area, CA, USA, November 7–10, 2017, 10 pages.