Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems

12th International Symposium, W2GIS 2013, Banff, AB, Canada, April 4-5, 2013. Proceedings

  • Steve H. L. Liang
  • Xin Wang
  • Christophe Claramunt
Conference proceedings W2GIS 2013

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-37087-8

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7820)

Table of contents (16 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. Session 1: Spatial Semantics and Databases

    1. Grounding Linked Open Data in WordNet: The Case of the OSM Semantic Network
      Andrea Ballatore, Michela Bertolotto, David C. Wilson
      Pages 1-15
  3. Session 2: Location-Based Services and Applications (Part I)

    1. The Impact of Spatial Resolution and Representation on Human Mobility Predictability
      Weicheng Qian, Kevin G. Stanley, Nathaniel D. Osgood
      Pages 25-40
    2. A Data-Driven Approach for Convergence Prediction on Road Network
      Qiulei Guo, Jun Luo, Guiqing Li, Xin Wang, Nikolas Geroliminis
      Pages 41-53
    3. Tour Suggestion for Outdoor Activities
      Joris Maervoet, Pascal Brackman, Katja Verbeeck, Patrick De Causmaecker, Greet Vanden Berghe
      Pages 54-63
  4. Session 3: Location-Based Services and Applications (Part II)

    1. Interpreting Pedestrian Behaviour by Visualising and Clustering Movement Data
      Gavin McArdle, Urška Demšar, Stefan van der Spek, Seán McLoone
      Pages 64-81
    2. A Multi-modal Communication Approach to Describing the Surroundings to Mobile Users
      Janne Kovanen, Tapani Sarjakoski, L. Tiina Sarjakoski
      Pages 82-99
    3. An Adaptive Context Acquisition Framework to Support Mobile Spatial and Context-Aware Applications
      André Sales Fonteles, Benedito J. A. Neto, Marcio Maia, Windson Viana, Rossana M. C. Andrade
      Pages 100-116
  5. Session 4: Trajectory Representation and Sensor Web

  6. Session 5: Spatial Analysis and Systems

    1. Exploring Spatial Business Data: A ROA Based eCampus Application
      Thanh Thoa Pham Thi, Linh Truong-Hong, Junjun Yin, James D. Carswell
      Pages 164-179
    2. ISOGA: A System for Geographical Reachability Analysis
      Markus Innerebner, Michael Böhlen, Johann Gamper
      Pages 180-189
    3. A High Performance Web-Based System for Analyzing and Visualizing Spatiotemporal Data for Climate Studies
      Zhenlong Li, Chaowei Yang, Min Sun, Jing Li, Chen Xu, Qunying Huang et al.
      Pages 190-198
  7. Session 6: Map Generation and Modeling

    1. Personalized Accessibility Maps (PAMs) for Communities with Special Needs
      Hassan A. Karimi, Lei Zhang, Jessica G. Benner
      Pages 199-213
    2. A Probabilistic Model for Road Selection in Mobile Maps
      Thomas C. van Dijk, Jan-Henrik Haunert
      Pages 214-222
  8. Back Matter

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed conference proceedings of the 12th International Symposium, W2GIS 2013, held in Banff, Canada, in April 2013. The 11 revised full papers and 5 short papers presented were carefully selected from 28 submissions. The program covers a wide range of topics including Spatial Semantics and Databases, Location-based Services and Applications, Trajectory Representation and Sensor Web, Spatial Analysis and Systems and Map Generation and Modeling.


3D modeling CyberGIS location-based services multi-modal communication semantic mapping

Editors and affiliations

  • Steve H. L. Liang
    • 1
  • Xin Wang
    • 1
  • Christophe Claramunt
    • 2
  1. 1.Geomatics EngineeringUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada
  2. 2.Naval Academy Research InstituteFrance

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-37086-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-37087-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349