Program

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday



Monday, October 31, 2016

Workshops

Student Research Competition

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

SRC Phase 2: Poster session

4:00 - 5:00 PM

SRC Phase 3: Presentations of finalists




Tuesday, November 1, 2016

7:00 - 8:00 AM   Breakfast and Registration

8:00 - 8:10 AM   Welcome

8:10 - 9:10 AM   Session 1: Ride Sharing

Session Chair: Agnès Voisard (FU Berlin and Fraunhofer FOKUS)

  • Activity-based ridesharing: Increasing flexibility by time geography
    Yaoli Wang (University of Melbourne, Australia), Ronny Kutadinata (University of Melbourne, Australia), Stephan Winter (University of Melbourne, Australia)

  • Bicycle-Sharing Systems Expansion: Station Re-Deployment through Crowd Planning
    Jiawei Zhang (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA), Xiao Pan (Shijiazhuang Tiedao University, USA), Moyin Li (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA), Philip S. Yu (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)

  • Price-aware Real-time Ridesharing at Scale - An Auction-based Approach
    Mohammad Asghari (University of Southern California, USA), Dingxiong Deng (University of Southern California, USA), Cyrus Shahabi (University of Southern California, USA), Ugur Demiryurek (University of Southern California, USA), Yaguang Li (University of Southern California, USA)

9:10 - 10:10 AM   Invited Talk

Session Chair: Hanan Samet (University of Maryland, College Park)

10:10 - 10:40 AM   Break

10:40 AM - 12:00 PM   Session 2: Forecasting and Trends

Session Chair: Jagan Sankaranarayan (Google)

  • A Traffic Flow Approach to Early Detection of Gathering Events
    Xun Zhou (University of Iowa, USA), Amin Vahedian (University of Iowa, USA), Alex Liu (Michigan State University, USA), Zubair Shafiq (University of Iowa, USA), Fan Zhang (SIAT, China)

  • Particle Filter for Real-time Human Mobility Prediction following Unprecedented Disaster
    Akihito Sudo (University of Tokyo, Japan), Takehiro Kashiyama (University of Tokyo, Japan), Takahiro Yabe (University of Tokyo, Japan), Hiroshi Kanasugi (University of Tokyo, Japan), Xuan Song (University of Tokyo, Japan), Tomoyuki Higuchi (Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan), Shin'Ya Nakano (Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan), Masaya Saito (Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan), Yoshihide Sekimoto(University of Tokyo, Japan)

  • Forecasting Citywide Crowd Flows Based on Big Data
    Minh Hoang (UCSB, USA), Yu Zheng (Microsoft Research, Asia), Ambuj Singh (UCSB, USA)

  • GeoTrend: Spatial Trending Queries on Real-time Microblogs
    Amr Magdy (University of Minnesota, USA), Ahmed Aly (Purdue University, USA), Mohamed Mokbel (University of Minnesota, USA), Sameh Elnikety (Microsoft Research, USA), Yuxiong He (Microsoft, USA), Suman Nath (Microsoft Research, USA), Walid Aref (Purdue University, USA)

12:00 - 1:30 PM   Lunch

1:30 - 3:00 PM   Fast Forward Session

Session Chairs: Maria Luisa Damiani (University of Milan), Ahmed Lbath (University of Grenoble 1 - Joseph Fourier)

3:00 - 3:30 PM   Break

3:30 - 4:30 PM   Session 3: Vision Paper

Session Chair: John Krumm (Microsoft Research)

  • BigGIS: A Continuous Refinement Approach to Master Heterogeneity and Uncertainty in Spatio-Temporal Big Data (Vision Paper)
    Patrick Wiener (University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe, Germany), Manuel Stein (University of Konstanz, Germany), Daniel Seebacher (University of Konstanz, Germany), Julian Bruns (FZI Research Center for Information Technology, Germany), Matthias T. Frank (FZI Research Center for Information Technology, Germany), Viliam Simko (FZI Research Center for Information Technology, Germany), Stefan Zander (FZI Research Center for Information Technology, Germany), Jens Nimis (University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe, Germany)

  • On Supporting Compilation in Spatial Query Engines (Vision Paper)
    Ruby Tahboub (Purdue University, USA), Tiark Rompf (Purdue University, USA)

  • Autonomous car and ride sharing: flexible road trains (Vision Paper)
    Niels Agatz (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands), Ana Bazzan (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil), Ronny Kutadinata (University of Melbourne, Australia), Dirk Christian Mattfeld (University of Braunschweig, Germany), Monika Sester (Leibniz University Hannover, Germany), Stephan Winter (University of Melbourne, Australia), Ouri Wolfson (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)

  • Knowing Without Telling: Integrating Sensors, Map Information and everything else for Creating an Artificial Companion
    Marjan Alirezaie (Örebro University, Sweden), Franziska Klügl (Örebro University, Sweden), Amy Loutfi (Örebro University, Sweden)

  • A Vision for Micro and Macro Location Aware Services
    Abdeltawab Hendawi (University of Virginia, USA), M Khalefa (University of Alexandria, Egypt), Harry Lu (University of Washington Tacoma, USA), Mohamed Ali (University of Washington, Tacoma, USA), John Stankovic (University of Virginia, USA)

4:30 - 5:30 PM   Session 4: Routing and Path Finding

Session Chair: Cyrus Shahabi (University of Southern California)

  • From Verbal Route Descriptions to Sketch Maps in Natural Environments
    Lamia Belouaer (Naval Academy Research Institute, France), David Brosset (Naval Academy Research Institute, France), Christophe Claramunt (Naval Academy Research Institute, France)

  • Deducing Individual Driving Preferences for User-Aware Navigation
    Stefan Funke (Universitaet Stuttgart, Germany), Sören Laue (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany), Sabine Storandt (JMU Würzburg, Germany)

  • Finding Non-Dominated Paths in Uncertain Road Networks
    Saad Aljubayrin (University of Melbourne, Australia), Bin Yang (Aalborg University, Denmark), Christian Jensen (Aalborg University, Denmark), Rui Zhang (University of Melbourne, Australia)

5:30 - 6:00 PM   Break

6:00 - 7:00 PM   ACM SIGSPATIAL Business Meeting

7:00 PM - 12:00 AM   Poster Recruiting Reception, Demo Session




Wednesday, November 2, 2016

7:00 - 8:00 AM   Breakfast and Registration

Session Chair: Ranga Raju Vatsavai (NC State University)

8:00 - 9:00 AM   Session 5: Indexing and Query Processing

  • A Markov Chain Based Pruning Method for Predictive Range Queries
    Xiaofeng Xu (Emory University, USA), Li Xiong (Emory University, USA), Vaidy Sunderam (Emory University, USA), Yonghui Xiao (Emory University, USA)

  • Efficient In-Memory Indexing of Network-Constrained Trajectories
    Benjamin Krogh (Aalborg University, Denmark), Christian Jensen (Aalborg University, Denmark), Kristian Torp (Aalborg University, Denmark)

  • GCMF: An Efficient End-to-End Spatial Join System over Large Polygonal Datasets on GPGPU Platform
    Danial Aghajarian (Georgia State University, USA), Satish Puri (Georgia State University, USA), Sushil Prasad (Georgia State University, USA)

9:00 - 10:00 AM   Invited Talk

Session Chair: Hanan Samet (University of Maryland, College Park)

10:00 - 10:30 AM   Break

10:30 - 11:30 AM   Session 6: Approximation and Incomplete Data

Session Chair: Roger Zimmermann (National University of Singapore)

  • MultiCalib: National-Scale Traffic Model Calibration in Real Time with Multi-source Incomplete Data
    Desheng Zhang (University of Minnesota, USA), Fan Zhang (SIAT, China), Tian He (University of Minnesota, USA)

  • Scalable Spatial Scan Statistics through Sampling
    Michael Matheny (University of Utah, USA), Jeff Phillips (University of Utah, USA), Raghvendra Singh (University of Utah, USA), Kaiqiang Wang (University of Utah, USA), Liang Zhang (University of Utah, USA)

  • A Simple Efficient Approximation Algorithm for Dynamic Time Warping
    Rex Ying (Duke University, USA), Jiangwei Pan (Duke University, USA), Kyle Fox (Duke University, USA), Pankaj K. Agarwal (Duke University, USA)

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM   Session 7: Scene, Labeling, and Metadata

Session Chair: Isabel Cruz (University of Illinois at Chicago)

  • Enhancing scene parsing by transferring structures via efficient low-rank graph matching
    Tianshu Yu (University of Calgary, Canda), Ruisheng Wang (University of Calgary, Canda)

  • Temporal Map Labeling: A New Unified Framework with Experiments
    Lukas Barth (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany), Benjamin Niedermann (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany), Martin Nöllenburg (TU Wien, Austria), Darren Strash (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)

  • Automatic Geographic Metadata Correction for Sensor-Rich Video Sequences
    Yifang Yin (National University of Singapore, Singapore), Guanfeng Wang (GrabTaxi Research and Development Centre, Singapore), Roger Zimmermann (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

12:30 - 2:00 PM   Lunch

2:00 - 3:00 PM   Session 8: Maps and Terrains

Session Chair: Michael Goodrich (University of California, Irvine)

  • Massively Parallel Algorithms for Computing TIN DEMs and Contour Trees for Large Terrains
    Abhinandan Nath (Duke University, USA), Kyle Fox (Duke University, USA), Pankaj K. Agarwal (Duke University, USA), Kamesh Munagala (Duke University, USA)

  • Implementing data-dependent triangulations with higher order Delaunay triangulations
    Natalia Rodríguez (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina), Rodrigo Silveira (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain)

  • Scalable Estimation of Precision Maps in a MapReduce Framework
    Claus Brenner (University of Hannover, Germany)

3:00 - 4:00 PM   Session 9: Data Mining and Analysis

Session Chair: Chang-Tien Lu (Virginia Tech)

  • Spatiotemporal Topic Association Detection on Tweets
    Zhi Liu (University of North Texas, USA), Yan Huang (University of North Texas, USA), Joshua Trampier (Department of Defense, USA), James Kang (Department of Defense, USA)

  • Data depth based clustering analysis
    Myeong-Hun Jeong (UIUC, USA), Yaping Cai (UIUC, USA), Clair J. Sullivan (UIUC, USA), Shaowen Wang (UIUC, USA)

  • A concise summary of spatial anomalies and its application in efficient real-time driving behaviour monitoring
    Thanh Lam Hoang (IBM Research, Ireland)

4:00 - 4:30 PM   Break

4:30 - 5:10 PM   Session 10: Maps: Evolution and Imaging

Session Chair: Roberto Tamassia (Brown University)

  • A Topological Algorithm for Determining How Road Networks Evolve Over Time
    Michael T. Goodrich (University of California, Irvine, USA), Siddharth Gupta (University of California, Irvine, USA), Manuel R. Torres (University of California, Irvine, USA)

  • Large-Scale Geolocalization of Overhead Imagery
    Mehul Divecha (University of California, Merced, USA), Shawn Newsam (University of California, Merced, USA)

5:10 - 6:10 PM   Contest Session

Session Chair: Erik Hoel (ESRI)

  • Efficient Method for Large-scale Spatio-temporal Hotspot Analysis
    Gabor Makrai (University of York, UK)

  • An Efficient Map-Reduce Algorithm for Spatio-temporal Analysis Using Spark
    Salles Viana Gomes Magalhães (Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil), W. Randolph Franklin (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Wenli Li (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA), and Marcus Vinicius Alvim Andrade ( Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil)

  • Simplification and Refinement for Speedy Spatio-temporal Hot Spot Detection Using Spark
    Shangfu Peng (University of Maryland, College Park, USA), Hong Wei (University of Maryland, College Park, USA), Hao Li (University of Maryland, College Park, USA), and Hanan Samet (University of Maryland, College Park, USA)

  • Spatio-temporal Hotspot Computation on Apache Spark
    Paras Mehta (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany), Christian Windolf (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany), and Agnès Voisard (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany)

  • BigCAB: Distributed Hot Spot Analysis over Big Spatio-temporal Data Using Apache Spark
    Panagiotis Nikitopoulos (University of Piraeus, Greece), Iakovos Paraskevopoulos (University of Piraeus, Greece), Christos Doulkeridis (University of Piraeus, Greece), Nikos Pelekis (University of Piraeus, Greece), and Yannis Theodoridis (University of Piraeus, Greece)

6:10 - 7:00 PM   Break

7:00 - 7:30 PM   Drinks

7:30 PM - 12:00 AM   Banquet




Thursday, November 3, 2016

7:00 - 8:00 AM   Breakfast and Registration

8:00 - 9:00 AM  Session 11: Sampling and Privacy

Session Chair: Mohamed Mokbel (University of Minnesota)

  • Knowledge-Based Trajectory Completion from Sparse GPS Samples
    Yang Li (Stanford University, USA), Yangyan Li (Stanford University, USA), Dimitrios Gunopulos (University of Athens, Greece), Leonidas Guibas (Stanford University, USA)

  • Privacy-Friendly Mobility Analytics using Aggregate Location Data
    Apostolos Pyrgelis (University College London, England), Emiliano De Cristofaro (University College London, England), Gordon Ross (University College London, England)

  • Differentially Private Publication of Location Entropy
    Hien To (University of Southern California, USA), Kien Nguyen (University of Southern California, USA), Cyrus Shahabi (University of Southern California, USA)

9:00 - 10:00 AM   Session 12: Location and Coverage

Session Chair: W Randolph Franklin (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

  • Finding Multiple New Optimal Locations in a Road Network
    Ruifeng Liu (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong), Ada Wai-Chee Fu (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong), Zitong Chen (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong), Silu Huang (UIUC, USA), Yubao Liu (Sun Yat Sen University, China)

  • Coverage and Diversity Aware Top-k Query for Spatio-Temporal Posts
    Paras Mehta (Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany), Dimitrios Skoutas (IMIS, Greece), Dimitris Sacharidis (Technische Universitaet Wien, Austria), Agnès Voisard (Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany)

  • Prediction of Meteorological Parameters: An A-posteriori Probabilistic Semantic Kriging Approach
    Shrutilipi Bhattacharjee (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India), Soumya Ghosh (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India), Shashi Shekhar (University of Minnesota, USA)

10:00 - 10:30 AM   Break

10:30 AM - 12:50 PM   Session 13: Industrial

Session Chair: Kristian Torp (Aalborg University)

  • Fast Transportation Network Traversal with Hyperedges (Industrial Paper)
    Petko Bakalov (ESRI, USA), Erik Hoel (ESRI, USA), Wee-Liang Heng (ESRI, USA)

  • Demand Driven Store Placement via Multiple Spatial-temporal Data
    Mengwen Xu (Tsinghua University, China), Tianyi Wang (Baidu Research, China), Zhengwei Wu (Baidu Research, China), Jingbo Zhou (Baidu Research, China), Jian Li (Tsinghua University, China), Haishan Wu (Baidu Research, China)

  • Managing Massive Trajectories on the Cloud
    Jie Bao (Microsoft Research, Asia), Ruiyuan Li (Microsoft Research, Asia), Xiuwen Yi (Microsoft Research, Asia), Yu Zheng (Microsoft Research, Asia)

  • SAGEL: Smart Address Geocoding Engine for Supply-Chain Logistics
    Abhranil Chatterjee (Flipkart Internet Private Limited, India), Janit Anjaria (Flipkart Internet Private Limited, India), Sourav Roy (Flipkart Internet Private Limited, India), Arnab Ganguli (Flipkart Internet Private Limited, India), Krishanu Seal (Flipkart Internet Private Limited, India)

  • Gloria: A Batch Friendly Indexing And Storage Framework
    Rachid Kachemir (Apple Inc., USA), Brad Kellett (Apple Inc., USA), Krishna Behara (Apple Inc., USA)

  • A Framework for Evacuation Hotspot Detection after Large Scale Disasters using Location Data from Smartphones: Case Study of Kumamoto Earthquake
    Takahiro Yabe (University of Tokyo, Japan), Kota Tsubouchi (Yahoo Research, Japan), Akihito Sudo (University of Tokyo, Japan), Yoshihide Sekimoto (University of Tokyo, Japan)

  • Atlas: On the Expression of Spatial-Keyword Group Queries Using Extended Relational Constructs (Systems Paper)
    Walid Aref (Purdue University, USA), Ahmed Mahmood (Purdue University, USA), Ahmed Aly (Purdue University, USA), Mingjie Tang (Purdue University, USA)

12:50 - 1:00 PM   Closing





Poster Reception, Demo Session

Poster Papers

  • Predicting Interactions and Contexts with Context Trees
    Alasdair Thomason (University of Warwick, England), Nathan Griffiths (University of Warwick, England), Victor Sanchez (University of Warwick, England)

  • The k-Optimal Meeting Points based on Preferred Paths
    Elham Ahmadi (University of Alberta, Canda), Mario A. Nascimento (University of Alberta, Canda)

  • Mining City-Wide Encounters in Real-Time
    Anthony Quattrone (University of Melburne, Australia) Lars Kulik (University of Melbourne, Australia), Egemen Tanin (University of Melbourne, Australia)

  • Who Goes There? Approaches to Mapping Facial Appearance Diversity
    Zachary Bessinger (University of Kentucky, USA), Chris Stauffer (Visionary Systems and Research, USA), Nathan Jacobs (University of Kentucky, USA)

  • An Online Localization Method for a Subway Train Utilizing a Barometer on a Smartphone
    Satoshi Hyuga (Tokyo Denki University, Japan), Masaki Ito (University of Tokyo, Japan), Masayuki Iwai (Tokyo Denki University, Japan), Kaoru Sezaki (University of Tokyo, Japan)

  • Improving Mobility in Smart Cities with Intelligent Tourist Trip Planning
    Petar Mrazovic (Royal Institue of Technology Stockholm, Sweden), Josep L. Larriba-Pey (University of Catalonia Barcelona, Spain), Mihhail Matskin (Royal Institue of Technology Stockholm, Sweden)

  • Mining the Most Influential k-Location Set from Massive Trajectories
    Jie Bao (Microsoft Research, Asia), Yuhong Li (University of Macau, China), Yanhua Li (WPI, USA), Yu Zheng (Microsoft Research, Asia), Yingcai Wu (Zhejiang University, China), Zhiguo Gong (University of Macau, China)

  • Scalable 3D Spatial Queries for Analytical Pathology Imaging with MapReduce
    Yanhui Liang (Stony Brook University, USA), Hoang Vo (Stony Brook University, USA), Ablimit Aji (Hewlett Packard Labs, USA), Jun Kong (Emory University, USA), Fusheng Wang (Stony Brook University, USA)

  • LEDS: Local Event Discovery and Summarization from Tweets
    Zhi Liu (University of North Texas, USA), Yan Huang (University of North Texas, USA), Joshua Trampier (Department of Defense, USA)

  • Predicting Irregular Individual Movement following Frequent Mid-Level Disasters using Location Data from Smartphones
    Takahiro Yabe (University of Tokyo, Japan), Kota Tsubouchi (Yahoo Research, Japan), Yoshihide Sekimoto (University of Tokyo, Japan), Akihito Sudo (University of Tokyo, Japan)

  • A SMART Approach to Quality Assessment of Site-Based Spatio-Temporal Data
    Douglas Galarus (Montana State University, USA), Rafal Angryk (Georgia State University, USA)

  • A visual and computational analysis approach for exploring significant locations and time periods along a bus route
    Jean Damascène Mazimpaka (University of Augsburg, Germany), Sabine Timpf (University of Augsburg, Germany)

  • Real-time Urban Population Monitoring Using Pervasive Sensor Network
    Gautam S. Thakur (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA), Teja Kuruganti (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA), Stephen Killough (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA), Miljko Bobrek (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA), James Nutaro (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA), Cheng Liu (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA), Wei Lu (Uber Advanced Technologies Center, USA)

  • Unsupervised Annotated City Traffic Map Generation
    Rohit Verma (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India), Surjya Ghosh (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India), Aviral Shrivastava (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India), Niloy Ganguly (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India), Bivas Mitra (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India), Sandip Chakraborty (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India)

  • Location Corroborations by Mobile Devices Without Traces
    Yaron Kanza (AT&T Labs, USA)

  • ADCN: An Anisotropic Density-Based Clustering Algorithm for Discovering Spatial Point Patterns with Noise
    Gengchen Mai (UCSB, USA), Krzysztof Janowicz (UCSB, USA), Yingjie Hu (UCSB, USA), Song Gao (UCSB, USA)

  • A Simple Baseline for Travel Time Estimation using Large-Scale Trip Data
    Hongjian Wang (Pennsylvania State University, USA), Yu-Hsuan Kuo (Pennsylvania State University, USA), Daniel Kifer (Pennsylvania State University, USA), Zhenhui Li (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

  • On-demand aggregation of gridded data over user-specified spatio-temporal domains
    Joel E Tosado (University of Iowa, USA), Guadalupe Canahuate (University of Iowa, USA), Gheorghi Guzun (University of Iowa, USA), Ricardo Mantilla (University of Iowa, USA)

  • Quantitative Evaluation of Public Spaces using Crowd Replication
    Samuli Hemminki (University of Helsinki, Finland), Keisuke Kuribayashi (University of Tokyo, Japan), Shin'Ichi Konomi (University of Tokyo, Japan), Petteri Nurmi (University of Helsinki, Finland), Sasu Tarkoma (University of Helsinki, Finland)

  • RxSpatial: The Reactive Spatial Library
    Youying Shi (University of Washington, Tacoma, USA), Abdeltawab Hendawi (University of Virginia, USA), Jayant Gupta (University of Washington, Tacoma, USA), Hossam Fattah (Microsoft, USA), Mohamed Ali (University of Washington, Tacoma, USA)

  • Spatio-Temporal Modeling of the Topology of Swarm Behavior with Persistence Landscapes
    Padraig Corcoran (Cardiff University, Wales), Christopher Jones (Cardiff University, Wales)

  • Polygon Consensus: Smart Crowdsourcing for Extracting Building Footprints from Historical Maps
    Benedikt Budig (Universität Würzburg, Germany), Thomas C. Van Dijk (Universität Würzburg, Germany), Fabian Feitsch (Universität Würzburg, Germany), Mauricio Giraldo Arteaga (New York Public Library Labs, USA)

  • Personalized Location Models with Adaptive Mixtures
    Moshe Lichman (University of California, Irvine, USA), Dimitrios Kotzias (University of California, Irvine, USA), Padhraic Smyth (University of California, Irvine, USA)

  • A Spatio-Temporal, Gaussian Process Regression, Real-Estate Price Predictor
    Henry Crosby (University of Warwick, England), Stephen Jarvis (University of Warwick, England), Paul Davis (Assured Property Group, England), Theo Damoulas (University of Warwick, England)

  • Interpreting Traffic Dynamics using Ubiquitous Urban Data
    Fei Wu (Pennsylvania state University, USA), Zhenhui Li (Pennsylvania State University, USA), Hongjian Wang (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

  • City form and well-being: what makes London neighborhoods good places to live?
    Alessandro Venerandi (University College London, England), Giovanni Quattrone (University College London, England), Licia Capra (University College London, England)

  • User Identification in Cyber-Physical Space: a Case Study on Mobile Query Logs and Trajectories
    Tianyi Hao (Baidu Research, China), Jingbo Zhou (Baidu Research, China), Yunsheng Cheng (Baidu Research, China), Longbo Huang (Tsinghua University, China), Haishan Wu (Baidu Research, China)

  • Multi-user Routing to Single Destination with Confluence
    Kazuki Takise (Kyoto University, Japan), Masatoshi Yoshikawa (Kyoto University, Japan), Yasuhito Asano (Kyoto University, Japan)

  • Location Privacy for Group Meetups
    A. K. M. Mustafizur Rahman Khan (University of Melbourne, Australia), Lars Kulik (University of Melbourne, Australia), Egemen Tanin (University of Melbourne, Australia)

  • A Distantly Supervised Method for Extracting Spatio-Temporal Information from Text
    Seyed Iman Mirrezaei (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA), Bruno Martins (Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal), Isabel F. Cruz (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)

  • Scalable User Assignment in Power Grid: A Data Driven Approach
    Bo Lyu (China Academic of Electronics and Information Technology, China), Shijian Li (WPI, USA), Yanhua Li (WPI, USA), Jie Fu (WPI, USA), Andrew Trapp (WPI, USA), Haiyong Xie (China Academic of Electronics and Information Technology, China), Yong Liao (China Academic of Electronics and Information Technology, China)

  • Spatio-Temporal Sentiment Hotspot Detection Using Geotagged Photos
    Yi Zhu (University of California, Merced, USA), Shawn Newsam (University of California, Merced, USA)

  • From Raw RFID Data to Most Probable Indoor Paths: An Approach Based on Regular Expression Matching
    Asif Iqbal Baba (Tuskegee University, USA), Hua Lu (Aalborg University, Denmark), Wei-Shinn Ku (Auburn University, USA), Torben Bach Pedersen (Aalborg University, Denmark)

  • LOCAl: Personalized cache mechanism for Location-Based Social Networks
    Dimitrios Tomaras (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece), Ioannis Boutsis (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece), Vana Kalogeraki (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece), Dimitrios Gunopulos (University of Athens, Greece)

  • Real-time Detection and Classification of Traffic Jams from Probe Data
    Bo Xu (HERE, USA), Tiffany Barkley (HERE, USA), Andrew Lewis (HERE, USA), Jane MacFarlane (HERE, USA), Davide Pietrobon (HERE, USA), Matei Stroila (HERE, USA)

Demonstration Papers

  • A spatial column-store to triangulate The Netherlands on the fly
    Romulo Goncalves (Netherlands eScience Center, Netherlands), Tom van Tilburg (Geodan, Netherlands), Kostis Kyzirakos (CWI, Netherlands), Foteini Alvanaki (CWI, Netherlands), Panagiotis Koutsourakis (MonetDB Solutions, Netherlands), Ben Van Werkhoven (Netherlands eScience Center, Netherlands), Willem Van hage (Netherlands eScience Center, Netherlands)

  • CrimeStand: Spatial Tracking of Criminal Activity
    Faizan Wajid (University of Maryland, College Park, USA), Hanan Samet (University of Maryland, College Park, USA)

  • MoTRIS: A Framework for Route Planning on Multimodal Transportation Networks (Demo Paper)
    Theodoros Chondrogiannis (Free University of Bolzano, Italy), Johann Gamper (Free University of Bolzano, Italy), Roberto Cavaliere (IDM Südtirol, Italy), Patrick Ohnewein (IDM Südtirol, Italy)

  • Progressive streaming and massive rendering of 3D city models on Web-based virtual Globe
    Quocdinh Nguyen (IGN, France), Mathieu Bredif (IGN, France), Didier Richard (IGN, France), Nicolas Paparoditis (IGN, France)

  • CDO: Extremely High-Throughput Road Distance Computations on City Road Networks (Demo Paper)
    Shangfu Peng (University of Maryland, College Park, USA), Hanan Samet (University of Maryland, College Park, USA)

  • Towards Interactive Analytics and Visualization on One Billion Tweets
    Jianfeng Jia (University of California, Irvine, USA), Chen Li (University of California, Irvine, USA), Xi Zhang (University of California, Irvine, USA), Chen Li (University of California, Irvine, USA), Michael Carey (University of California, Irvine, USA), Simon Su (Army Research Laboratory, USA)

  • Spatial In-Memory Big Data Analytics (Demo Paper)
    Dong Xie (University of Utah, USA), Feifei Li (University of Utah, USA), Bin Yao (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China), Gefei Li (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China), Zhongpu Chen (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China), Liang Zhou (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China), Minyi Guo (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)

  • Automatic Detection and Matching of Geospatial Properties in Transportation Data Sources (Demo Paper)
    Ali Masri (University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin, France), Karine Zeitouni (University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin, France), Zoubida Kedad (University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin, France), Bertrand Leroy (VEDECOM, France)

  • Immersive Tangible Geospatial Modeling (Demo Paper)
    Payam Tabrizian (North Carolina State University, USA), Anna Petrasova (North Carolina State University, USA), Brendan Harmon (North Carolina State University, USA), Vaclav Petras (North Carolina State University, USA), Helena Mitasova (North Carolina State University, USA), Ross Meetenmeyer (North Carolina State University, USA)

  • Assisted Journey Recollections from Photo Streams (Demo Paper)
    Tyng-Ruey Chuang (Academia Sinica, Taiwan), Jheng-Peng Huang (Academia Sinica, Taiwan), Hsin-Huei Lee (Academia Sinica, Taiwan), Kae-An Liu (Academia Sinica, Taiwan), Huang-Sin Syu (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)

  • SOLEV: A Video Generation Framework for Solar Events from Mixed Data Sources (Demo Paper)
    Soukaina Filali Boubrahimi (Georgia State University, USA), Berkay Aydin (Georgia State University, USA), Dustin Kempton (Georgia State University, USA), Rafal Angryk (Georgia State University, USA)

  • A Framework for Updating Multi-Criteria Optimal Location Query (Demo Paper)
    Po-Wei Harn (Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan), Ji Zhang (Auburn University, USA), Min-Te Sun (National Central University, Taiwan), Wei-Shinn Ku (Auburn University, USA)

  • DNN-Based Prediction Model for Spatial-Temporal Data
    Junbo Zhang (Microsoft Research, Asia), Yu Zheng (Microsoft Research, Asia), Dekang Qi (Microsoft Research, Asia), Ruiyuan Li (Microsoft Research, Asia), Xiuwen Yi (Microsoft Research, Asia)

  • Pyspatiotemporalgeom: A Python Library for Spatiotemporal Types and Operations -- Demo Paper
    Mark Mckenney (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA), Niharika Nyalakonda (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA), Jarrod McEvers (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA), Mitchell Shipton (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA)

  • PlanetSense: Gathering Geo-spatial Intelligence from Crowd-sourced and Social-media Data
    Gautam S. Thakur (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA), Kevin Sparks (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA), Roger Li (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA), Robert Stewart (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA), Marie Urban (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA)

  • A Demonstration of SHAREK: An Efficient Matching Framework for Ride Sharing Systems
    Louai Alarabi (University of Minnesota, USA), Mohamed F. Mokbel (University of Minnesota, USA), Bin Cao (Zhejiang University of Technology, China), Liwei Zhao (Zhejiang University of Technology, China), Anas Basalamah (Umm Al-Qura University, KSA)

Student Research Competition Papers

Graduate Category

  • tFUTURES: Computational Steering for Geosimulations
    Ashwin Shashidharan (North Carolina State University, USA)

  • Accelerating the Calculation of Minimum Set of Viewpoints for Maximum Coverage over Digital Elevation Model Data by Hybrid Computer Architecture and Systems
    Chenggang Lai (University of Arkansas, USA)

  • A Spatiotemporal Algebra in Hadoop
    Mohamed Bakli (Ain Shams University, Egypt)

  • RFID-Based Dynamic Indoor Navigation with Bayesian Filters
    Wenlu Wang (Auburn University, USA)

Undergraduate Category

  • City-Scale Mapping of Pets Using Georeferenced Images
    Aaron San Jose (University of California of Merced, USA), Eduardo Hernandez (University of California of Merced, USA)