Geographical Information Science Research Conference
NUI Maynooth, Ireland
11th - 13th April 2007
GISRUK 2007 IS Now Over
Hosted in NUI Maynooth Ireland by the National Centre for Geocomputation in association with Department of Computer Science, Department of Geography, National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis
Thanks to all participants for making GISRUK 2007 a great success. The sound of massed tin whistles will stay with us all for a long time! Here are some links and information on post-conference items.
GISRUK 2007 Prize winners
Congratulations to the following GISRUK 2007 prize-winners. Prizes were awarded based on a combination of popular vote and session chair opinions.
- Science Foundation Ireland Best paper: Chris Brunsdon (University of Leicester) & Jason Dykes (City University) - Geographically weighted visualization - interactive graphics for scale-varying exploratory analysis.
- CADCORP/AGI Best student paper: Nick Bearman (University of East Anglia) - Representing Spatial Geographical Data via variations of Volume and Tempo in Sound.
- Wiley Best poster: Ross S. Purves and Oliver Korup (University of Zürich - Irchel) - Multiscale analysis of hillslope height for geomorphometry.
- RGS GIScRG Best student paper (2nd place): Jim Nixon (University of Nottingham) - Ask the expert: The potential for location-based support in the fire service.
- RGS GIScRG Best student paper (3rd place): Vera Karasová (University of Nottingham) - A First Step Towards the Automated Production of Incident Demarcation Zones: The Need for An Intelligent Hybrid Modelling Approach.
- Ordnance Survey GI Challenge: Masroor Hussain (University of Manchester).
GISRUK 2007 Photo Album
GISRUK 2007 Proceedings
Authors are invited to submit full papers based on their presentations and extended abstracts for publication in a special issue of Computers Environment and Urban Systems and a special volume of Innovations in GIS plus, depending on quantity and quality of submissions, in other journals. All papers will be peer reviewed. Each issue/volume will be themed depending on the scope of submitted papers. Initially, authors should send manuscripts (prepared according to the instructions for authors, guide 5000-6000 words plus illustrations) to email@example.com. Following review, successful authors will be offered publication in the appropriate volume. Schedule for publication is in early 2008 (in time for GISRUK 2008).
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Welcome to GISRUK 2007
GISRUK 2007 will be held in the National University of Ireland Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland from Wednesday 11th April 2007 until Friday 13th April 2007. The conference will follow its usual format of pre-conference workshops (starting on 10th April), plenary sessions from invited keynote speakers, and oral presentation of papers in a series of parallel themed sessions. A full social programme will also feature during the conference.
The homepage of the GISRUK conference series is at http://www.geo.ed.ac.uk/gisruk/gisruk.html
Dr. Adam C. Winstanley, National Center for Geocomputation (NCG), National University of Ireland Maynooth.
The following list outlines a general overview of the conference themes (but not restricted to these) for GISRUK 2007.
- Data capture (satellite imagery; GPS; Galileo; automated survey)
- Representation of spatial objects
- Storage of spatial data
- Scale issues
- Dealing with spatial statistical issues (spatial non-stationarity; spatial autocorrelation; spatial data mining)
- Displaying spatial data
- Uncertainty in GIS
- Spatial querying
- Applications of GIS in other disciplines
Conference registration and accomodation details
Details on conference registration and accomodation details will be available shortly.
There are updated details of all pre-conference workshops (Workshop Information) now available.
GISRUK 2007 Sponsors