GISRUK 2017 Programme

What is happening when at GISRUK 2017


The below relates to the main conference. Remember to check the Workshops page for information about Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning!


Time Track A Track B Track C
12:00 - 13:30 Registration
13:30 - 14:00 Conference Opens / Welcome Speech
14:00 - 15:00 Bob Barr Keynote
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee
15:30 - 17:00 Consumers and Cities

79 Mark Padgham. Are cities complex?

48 Konstantinos Daras, Mark Green, Alec Davies and Alex Singleton. Using consumer and public service data for determine accessibility to healthy places in Great Britain

42 Alec Davies, Dani Arribas-Bel, Les Dolega, Alex Singleton and Mark Green. How does competition affect grocery click and collect performance?

16 Alyson Lloyd and James Cheshire. Challenges of Big Data for Social Science: Addressing Uncertainty in Loyalty Card Data


82 Matthew Dennis, Richard Armitage and Philip James. Appraisal of social-ecological innovation as an adaptive response to local conditions: Mapping stakeholder involvement in horticulture-orientated green space management

72 Lawrence Akanyang, Steve Carver and Tim Benton. Spatial distribution of Kalahari Common Eland, Gemsbok and Blue Wildebeest in relation to free-ranging livestock grazing gradient and land use, Botswana.

102 David Gullick, Alan Blackburn, Duncan Whyatt, Petr Vopenka and Jon Abbatt. Tree Risk Evaluation Environment for Failure and Limb Loss (TREEFALL): Predicting tree failure within proximity of infrastructure on an individual tree scale

58 Aidan Slingsby and Emiel van Loon. Temporal tile-maps for characterising the temporal occupancy of places: A seabird case study


25 Yuanxuan Yang, Alexis Comber and Alison Heppenstall. Understanding spatiotemporal mobility patterns using smart card data: a case study in Shenzhen

5 Yunzhe Liu and Tao Cheng. Characterising Passengers’ Travel Patterns in London Public Transit

11 Yang Wang and David P McArthur. Linking Smartphone GPS Data with Transport Planning: A Framework of Data Aggregation and Anonymization for a Journey Planning App

56 Nicholas Gould, William Mackaness, Sean Bechhofer, Robert Stevens and Laurie Cooper. Personalised Information Systems in Multi-Modal Transportation Decision Making

17:00 - 18:00 Bruce Gittings Keynote: The Past, Present and Future of of Spatial Information Science / Handover to incoming GISRUK Chair
18:30 Drinks Reception @ Manchester Museum


Time Track A Track B Track C
09:00 - 10:30 Crime

35 Huanfa Chen and Tao Cheng. Modelling Police Patrol Routing as Min-Max Postmen Problems

84 Usman Lawal Gulma, Andy Evans, Alison Heppenstall and Nicolas Malleson. Diversity and Burglary: Does Community Cohesion Matter?

109 Dawn Williams, James Haworth, Marta Blangiardo and Tao Cheng. Investigating the Stability of Public Confidence in the Police with Space-Time models

33 Monsuru Adepeju and Tao Cheng. Determining the optimal spatial scan extent (K) of a Prospective space-time scan statistics (PSTSS) that maximises the predictive accuracy of crime prediction


37 Qingyuan Ji, Stuart Barr, Philip James and David Fairbairn. A heuristic spatial algorithm for generating fine-scale infrastructure distribution networks

18 Zeshan Alli and Sivaraj Valappil. GIS based Sewer Network Capacity Modelling

59 Sheng Zhou, Christopher Chambers, Ben Rodgers, Jess Dyer and Elizabeth Garber. Deriving New Content from existing Cartography-Rich Map Data: the Road-to-Door Project

103 David Gullick, Giles Oatley, Jonny Huck and Ray Howell. Geographical networks of British hill forts using intervisibility graphs


94 Christoph Stich. Space, Time, and Sociability: Predicting Future Interactions

43 Gemma Davies, Jonathan Huck, Duncan Whyatt, Bryanna Hocking, Niel Jarman, Brendan Sturgeon, Dominic Bryan and John Dixon. Belfast Mobility: Extracting Route Information from GPS Tracks

87 Duncan Whyatt, Jonathan Huck and Gemma Davies. Belfast Mobility Project: Integrating PGIS and GPS to Understand Patterns of Segregation

86 Lucas Godfrey and William Mackaness. Automated Map Content for Perfect Seams: Cognitive Engineering in Mixed-Scale and Mixed-Space Applications

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
11:00 - 12:30 Data and Cities

13 Adrian Tear and Richard Healey. Wading through the swamp: filter systems for geospatial data science

15 Philip James. The UK Urban Observatory Programme – Newcastle: Towards slightly less dumb Cities

95 Karlo Lugomer, Balamurugan Soundararaj, Roberto Murcio, James Cheshire and Paul Longley. Understanding sources of measurement error in the Wi-Fi sensor data in the Smart City

38 Mark Dimond, David Brenig-Jones and Neil Taylor. Exploiting OpenStreetMap topology to aggregate and visualise public transport demand


70 Catherine Jones, Daniele Guido and Marta Severo. Dynamic qualitative filtering for linked (geo)visualisations: a prototype for exploring the collective memory of Instagram posts

57 Nick Bennett, David Millard, David Martin and Pouria Amirian. Towards a Unified Narrative-Centric Spatial Clustering Model of Social Media Volunteered Geographic Information

106 Mark Iliffe, James Goulding and Hessel Winsemius. Towards a Conceptual Framework for Participatory Mapping in Developing Countries

71 Gursimar Kaur, Sukhjit Singh Sehra, Dilraj Singh and Sumeet Kaur Sehra. Accessing Semantic Information of Volunteered Geographic Information


97 Desislava Petrova, Tao Cheng and Ian Simms. Space-time modelling of sexually transmitted infections in London with focus on Chlamydia trachomatis

75 Roger Beecham, Aidan Slingsby, Chris Brunsdon and Rob Radburn. Spatially varying explanations behind the UK’s vote to leave the EU

31 Chris Brunsdon. Rank Inadequacy: A Partially Ordered Set Approach For Multivariate Data Analysis

61 Adam Dennett and Sam Page. The Geography of London’s Recent Beer Brewing Revolution

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:30 Andy Hudson-Smith Keynote
14:30 - 16:00 Poster Session (with Coffee), sponsored by Informed Solutions
16:00 - 17:30 Demographics

105 Vít Pászto, Karel Macků, Jaroslav Burian and Jiří Pánek. Cross-Border Continuity of Socio-economic Indicators: Case Study of Czechia and Poland

98 James Robards, Chris Gale and David Martin. Creating a synthetic spatial microdataset for zone design experiments using 2011 Census and linked administrative data

80 Guy Lansley, Wen Li and Paul Longley. Representing Population Dynamics from Administrative and Consumer Registers

76 Hai H. Nguyen, Alexandros Alexiou and Alexander Singleton. Personal Name Classification Using Collective Data


55 Craig Robson, Stuart Barr, Philip James and Alistair Ford. A framework for modelling the impact of spatial hazards on critical infrastructure networks

32 Christopher Obida, Duncan Whyatt, Alan Blackburn and Kirk Semple. Spatial Analysis along a Network: Human and Environmental Exposure to Pipeline Hydrocarbon Pollution in the Niger Delta

21 Judith Nathanail and Andy Gillett. Using multi-criteria decision analysis to evaluate the feasibility of Renewable Energy Technologies and Sites - the Data4Sustain Web GIS decision support tool

23 Andreas Keler, Jukka Krisp and Linfang Ding. Detecting Travel Time Variations in Urban Road Networks by Taxi Trajectory Intersections


88 Patrizia Sulis, Chen Zhong and Ed Manley. Mobility Data as a Proxy for Urban Vitality

63 Olena Klochkova, Jia Wang, Zena Wood and Mike Worboys. Pedestrian Route Planning based on an Enhanced Representation of Pedestrian Network and Probabilistic Estimate of Signal Delays

68 Jed Long. Quantifying Movement Probabilities in Space-Time Prisms using Cost-Path Analysis

99 Anna Labetski and Antony Chum. Social and Environmental Determinants of Cycling Accidents Involving Fatalities and Serious Injuries

18:00 Coaches depart for conference dinner @ The Monastery


Time Track A Track B Track C
09:30 - 10:15 Visualisation

29 Rich Harris, Chris Brunsdon, Martin Charlton and David Manley. Tackling the Curse of Cartograms: addressing misrepresentation due to invisibility and to distortion

113 Gary Priestnall, James Goulding, Alastair Smith and Nachnoer Arss. Exploring the Capabilities of Projection Augmented Relief Models (PARM)

Remote Sensing

115 Mercedes Torres Torres, James Goulding, Michel Valstar, Bertrand Perrat and Mark Iliffe. Automatic Pixel-Level Land-use Prediction Using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks

96 Medria Shekar Rani and Olaf Schroth. The effect of Topographic Correction on SPOT6 Land Cover Classification in Water Catchment Areas in Bandung Basin, Indonesia

3D Buildings

73 Kelvin Wong and Claire Ellul. Investigating the use of the Euler characteristic as part of fitness-for-purpose assessment of 3D city models

92 Anna Labetski, Hugo Ledoux and Jantien Stoter. Generalising 3D Buildings from LoD2 to LoD1

10:15 - 10:45 Coffee
10:45 - 11:30 Machine Learning

104 Gregor Engelmann, James Goulding and David Golightly. Estimating activity-based land-use through unsupervised learning from mobile phone event series in emerging economies

67 Luis Francisco Mejia Garcia, Guy Lansley and Ben Calnan. Modelling Spatial Behaviour in Music Festivals Using Mobile Generated Data and Machine Learning


36 Martin Charlton and Chris Brunsdon. Approximate Nearest Neighbour Techniques for Large Spatial Datasets

77 Gabor Bakos and Andrea Ballatore. Estimating Population Distribution with Landsat Imagery and Volunteered Geographic Information

Commercial Session

Sam Campbell (Sterling Geo). Smart Mapping - The Future of Geo

Nicolas Peels (OSIsoft). Bringing maps to life with real-time sensor data and OSIsoft’s PI System

11:30 - 12:30 Nick Crane Keynote
12:30 - 13:00 Closing Speech
13:00 Conference Closes

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