Program of the workshop 20/09/2006 (Wednesday):

9:00 - 10:30 Workshop opening. Oral presentations:
  • Setting the agenda (5 min)
  • Invited talk by M.-J.Kraak:
    "Where do maps lead us?" (35 min + 10 min discussion)
  • (cancelled) Paper 16. "Spatiotemporal Links" by Jim Antonisse, Peter Chou, Spatial Data Analytics Corporation (15 min + 5 min discussion)
    Discussant: Jochen Schiewe (confirmed)
  • Paper 30. "German Indonesian Tsunami Early Warning System (GITEWS) - Decision Support in Tsunami Early Warning" by Peter Loewe, Rainer Haener, Data Center, GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam (15 min + 5 min discussion)
    revised 08/09/2006
    Discussant: Tumasch Reichenbacher (confirmed)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 13:05 Oral presentations:
  • Paper 25. "Spatio-Temporal Visual Analytics for Pandemic Response and Decision Support" by Diansheng Guo, University of South Carolina (20 min + 5 min discussion)
    Discussant: Sara Fabrikant (confirmed)
  • Paper 24. "Highlighting Space-Time Pattern in Heterogenous Data Spaces: Effective Visual Encodings for Interactive Decision Making" by Joern Schneidewind, Mike Sips, Jakob Haddick, Daniel A. Keim, University of Konstanz, Germany (20 min + 5 min discussion)
    Discussant: Andre Skupin (confirmed)
  • Paper 22. "A Geographic Visualization Approach to Multi-Criteria Evaluation of Urban Quality of Life" by Claus Rinner, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada (20 min + 5 min discussion)
    Discussant: Doris Dransch (confirmed)
  • Paper 28. "Towards a flexible system for exploratory spatio-temporal data mining and visualization" by S. Di Martino, F. Ferrucci, M. Bertolotto, T. Kechadi, Universita degli Studi di Salerno (20 min + 5 min discussion)
    Discussant: Diansheng Guo (confirmed)
  • Paper 15. "A spatio-temporal population model to support risk assessment for emergency response decision-making" by Terhi Ahola, Kirsi Virrantaus and Jukka Matthias Krisp, Helsinki University of Technology (20 min + 5 min discussion)
    Discussant: Claus Rinner (confirmed)
13:05 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:30 Poster session (3-5 minutes for the oral introduction of each poster, then poster discussion, continued during the coffee break):
  • Paper 01. "Analysing the relations between spatial structures and action patterns" by Reinhard Koenig and Christian Bauriedel, TU Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Paper 04. "Intelligent Agent-Based Modeling within Distributed-Spatial Decision Support System" by Ramanathan Sugumaran, Department of Geography, University of Northern Iowa
  • Paper 06. "Street Performances: the Role of Visual Analysis in the Microzoning of Public Space in Venice, Italy" by Fabio Carrera, Andrea Novello and Alberto Gallo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A
  • Paper 08. "Consideration of Group Information Sharing Behavior to Guide Map-Mediated Interface Design in Distributed Collaborative Spatial Decision-Making" by Suellen Hopfer, GeoVISTA Center, Pennsylvania State University
  • Paper 09. "Ontology-Based Interpretation of Arrow Symbols for Visual Communication" by Yohei Kurata and Max J. Egenhofer, NCGIA, University of Maine
  • Paper 12. "Studying Long-term Earth Deformation Processes with Visual Analytics Methods" by Doris Dransch, Charlotte M. Krawczyk, GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam (updated 18/9/2006)
  • Paper 14. "Cartographic SVG Applications as Risk Management Support and Communication Platforms" by Iosifescu-Enescu, I., Flueler, I., Neumann, A., Hurni, L., Institute of Cartography, ETH Zurich
  • Paper 19. "Re-Visualization: Interactive Visualization of the Process of Visual Analysis" by Anthony C. Robinson, Chris Weaver, GeoVISTA Center
  • Paper 20. "Spatial Decision Support for Urban Search and Rescue and Disaster Management" by C. Donald Heth, Grzegorz Dostatni, Edward H. Cornell, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
  • Paper 21. " Scenario based Spatial Decision Support for Network Infrastructure Design" by Johannes Scholz, Martin Krch and Gernot Paulus, Carinthia University of Applied Sciences
  • Paper 26. "Conceptualizing n-dimensional Data in the Context of Spatialization Methods" by Andre Skupin, Dept. of Geography, San Diego State University
  • Paper 27. "Exploratory Data Analysis in Ecological modelling framework" by Alexey Mikhailov, Alexander Komarov, Institute of Physicochemical and Biological Problems in Soil Science
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 - 18:00 Closing session: "Envisioning research agenda in geospatial decision-centred visual analytics"
  • Invited talk by D.Keim:
    "Scalable Visual Analysis of Geo-Spatial Data" (35 min + 10 min discussion)
  • Position statements of workshop organisers (about 30 min in total)
  • Panel discussion
  • Wrap-up, discussion on the final publication in IJGIS

Last updated: 09/10/2006