Geographic Information Science

8th International Conference, GIScience 2014, Vienna, Austria, September 24-26, 2014. Proceedings

  • Matt Duckham
  • Edzer Pebesma
  • Kathleen Stewart
  • Andrew U. Frank
Conference proceedings GIScience 2014

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-11593-1

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8728)

Table of contents (23 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. Information Visualization

    1. Map Schematization with Circular Arcs
      Thomas C. van Dijk, Arthur van Goethem, Jan-Henrik Haunert, Wouter Meulemans, Bettina Speckmann
      Pages 1-17
    2. Travel-Time Maps: Linear Cartograms with Fixed Vertex Locations
      Kevin Buchin, Arthur van Goethem, Michael Hoffmann, Marc van Kreveld, Bettina Speckmann
      Pages 18-33
    3. 3D Network Spatialization: Does It Add Depth to 2D Representations of Semantic Proximity?
      Sara Irina Fabrikant, Sara Maggi, Daniel R. Montello
      Pages 34-47
  3. Spatial Analysis

  4. User-Generated Content

    1. Geosemantic Network-of-Interest Construction Using Social Media Data
      Sophia Karagiorgou, Dieter Pfoser, Dimitrios Skoutas
      Pages 109-125
    2. Data Quality Assurance for Volunteered Geographic Information
      Ahmed Loai Ali, Falko Schmid
      Pages 126-141
  5. Semantics and Models

    1. Re-Envisioning Data Description Using Peirce’s Pragmatics
      Mark Gahegan, Benjamin Adams
      Pages 142-158
    2. Fields as a Generic Data Type for Big Spatial Data
      Gilberto Camara, Max J. Egenhofer, Karine Ferreira, Pedro Andrade, Gilberto Queiroz, Alber Sanchez et al.
      Pages 159-172
    3. Linked Data - A Paradigm Shift for Geographic Information Science
      Werner Kuhn, Tomi Kauppinen, Krzysztof Janowicz
      Pages 173-186
    4. An Ontology Design Pattern for Surface Water Features
      Gaurav Sinha, David Mark, Dave Kolas, Dalia Varanka, Boleslo E. Romero, Chen-Chieh Feng et al.
      Pages 187-203
  6. Wayfinding and Navigation

    1. Wayfinding Decision Situations: A Conceptual Model and Evaluation
      Ioannis Giannopoulos, Peter Kiefer, Martin Raubal, Kai-Florian Richter, Tyler Thrash
      Pages 221-234
    2. Understanding Information Requirements in “Text Only” Pedestrian Wayfinding Systems
      William Mackaness, Phil Bartie, Candela Sanchez-Rodilla Espeso
      Pages 235-252
    3. Automatic Itinerary Reconstruction from Texts
      Ludovic Moncla, Mauro Gaio, Sébastien Mustière
      Pages 253-267
    4. Integrating Sensing and Routing for Indoor Evacuation
      Jing Wang, Stephan Winter, Daniel Langerenken, Haifeng Zhao
      Pages 268-283
  7. Spatial Algorithms

    1. Significant Route Discovery: A Summary of Results
      Dev Oliver, Shashi Shekhar, Xun Zhou, Emre Eftelioglu, Michael R. Evans, Qiaodi Zhuang et al.
      Pages 284-300

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Geographic Information Science, GIScience 2014, held in Vienna, Austria in September 2014. The 23 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from various submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections such as information visualization, spatial analysis, user-generated content, semantic models, wayfinding and navigation, spatial algorithms, and spatial relations.


location based services maps ontology spatial databases wayfinding and navigation

Editors and affiliations

  • Matt Duckham
    • 1
  • Edzer Pebesma
    • 2
  • Kathleen Stewart
    • 3
  • Andrew U. Frank
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Infrastructure EngineeringThe University of MelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Institute for Geoinformatics (ifgi)University of MünsterMünsterGermany
  3. 3.Department of Geographical and Sustainability SciencesThe University of IowaIowa CityUSA
  4. 4.Department for Geodesy and Geoinformation Research Group GeoinformationVienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-11592-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-11593-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349