GeoComputation

Research Group


Current Personnel

Adam C. Winstanley – Academic, head of Department of Computer Science

 

Peter Mooney – Postdoctoral Research Fellow funded by the Environmental Protection Agency

 

Błażej Ciepłuch- PhD. student

Laura Keyes– PhD. student

 

Previous Personnel

Padraig Corcoran – PhD student then Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2008-11) now with Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Pouria Amirian – Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2012-14) now with Oxford University

Anahid Basiri – Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2012-14) now with Nottingham University

Ricky Jacob – PhD student then Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2012-14)

Fangli Ying – PhD student then Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2012-14)

Bashir Shalaik – PhD student then Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2012-14) now with Tripoli University

Jianghua Zheng – Postdoctoral Research Fellow now with Xinjiang University

Bashir Shalaik – PhD. student

Zheng Pan –PhD. student (NCG)

 Areas of Interest

Location Based Services for environmental monitoring and public information systems; Transport information systems; Public transport tracking, monitoring and analysis software; Journey planners optimised on multiple criteria; Passenger information systems; graphics recognition using shape, context, and Statistical Language Modelling for recognition and validation of graphical objects; electric vehicle control systems.

Current Collaborations

Conferences Hosted

Current Projects

Project Title

Project Group

Location Based Services (LBS)

Pedestrian Navigation

Public Transportation tracking & analysis

LBS for Environment Data

Web Delivery of Environment Data

Human Interaction with GIS

 

Publications 1991 - 2009

·          P. Corcoran, A. Winstanley, P. Mooney: Segmentation performance evaluation for object-based remotely sensed image analysis International Journal of Remote Sensing (to appear) 2009.

·         Winstanley, AC: Cartography: Spatial Databases International Encyclopaedia of Human Geography (to appear) 2009.

·         Corcoran, P. & Winstanley, AC: Using texture to tackle the problem of scale in land-cover classification in Thomas Blaschke, Stefan Lang, Geoffrey Hay: Object-based image analysis – spatial concepts for knowledge-driven remote sensing applications, Springer Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography 113-132 2008.

·         Jianning Liang, Su Yang, Adam Winstanley: Invariant Optimal Feature Selection: A Distance Discriminant and Feature Ranking Based Solution Pattern Recognition 41 5 1429-1439 2008.

·         A.C. Winstanley (editor): Special Issue: Selected papers from GISRUK 2007 Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 32 47-328 2008.

·         Peter Mooney and Adam Winstanley: Representations of Environmental Data in Web-Based GIS in Mount, N. J., Harvey, G. L., Aplin, P. and Priestnall, G. (editors), Representing, Modeling and Visualizing the Natural Environment: Innovations in GIS 13, CRC Press 2008.

·         A.C. Winstanley (editor): GISRUK 2007, Proceedings of the Geographical Information Science Research UK Conference National University of Ireland Maynooth 2007.

·         Valveny E., Dosch, P., Winstanley A.C., Zhou, Y., Yang, S., Yan, L., Wenyin, L., Elliman, D., Delalandre, M., Adam, S., Ogier, J: A General Framework for the Evaluation of Symbol Recognition Methods International Journal for Document Analysis and Recognition 9 1 59-74 2007.

·         Corcoran, P. & Winstanley, AC: Removing the texture feature response to object boundaries International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications 363-368 2007.

·         Corcoran, P. & Winstanley, AC: Segmentation Evaluation for Object Based Remotely Sensed Image Analysis GISRUK 2007, Proceedings of the Geographical Information Science Research UK Conference 190-4 2007.

·         Corcoran, P. & Winstanley, AC: Watershed segmentation using a multi-scale ramp edge gradient operator International Conference on Machine Vision and Image Processing 158-168 2007.

·         Mooney, P. and Winstanley, A.C: Evaluating Interfaces to Publicly Available Environmental Information Lecture Notes Computer Science 4557 2007.

·         Mooney, Peter and Adam Winstanley: An Evolutionary Algorithm for Multicriteria Path Optimisation Problems International Journal of Geographic Information Science 20 401-423 2006.

·         O’Sullivan, A., Keyes, L. and Winstanley, A.C.: An Extended System for Labelling Graphical Documents Using Statistical Language Models in W. Liu and J. Lladós (editors) Graphics Recognition - Ten Year Review and Perspectives, LNCS, Springer-Verlag 3926 61-75 2006.

·         Winstanley, A. C., L. Keyes and A. O'Sullivan: ‘Statistical Language Models for Graphical Object Recognition’ ITB Journal, 10, pp 25-36 (2005). 0 2005.

·         Winstanley, A. C. and Corcoran, P.: ‘Large Robust Texture Separability within Aerial Photography’ In Proceedings of GIS Research UK, edited by Billen, R., Drummond, J., Forest, D. and Jaoa E., University of Glasgow, pp 93-98, (2005). 0 2005.

·         Winstanley, A. C., Mooney, P., McDonagh, C., and O’Hare, G.: ‘Data Quality Issues in Environmental Research Data Management’ In Proceedings of GIS Research UK, edited by Billen, R., Drummond, J., Forest, D. and Jaoa E., University of Glasgow, pp 104-109, (2005). 0 2005.

·         Winstanley, A. C., Lewis, P, and O’Brien, M.: ‘Web Tools for Accessing Irish Census Data’ In Proceedings of GIS Research UK, edited by Billen, R., Drummond, J., Forest, D. and Jaoa E., University of Glasgow, pp 194-202, (2005). 0 2005.

·         Winstanley, A. C., O’Sullivan, A., Keyes, L: ‘An Extended System for Labelling Graphical Documents Using Statistical Language Models’ In Proceedings of IAPR Workshop on Graphics Recognition (GREC 2005), edited by Wenyin L. and Llados, J. City University of Hong Kong, pp 77-86 (2005). 0 2005.

·         Winstanley, A. C. and Corcoran, P: ‘A Novel Approach to the evaluation of Gabor and Wavelet Texture Features for the Segmentation of Aerial Scenes’ IMVIP 2005 Proceedings of the Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, edited by Amira, A. Bouridane, A. and Kurugollu, F., 79-86, Queens University of Belfast (2005). 0 2005.

·         Laura Keyes, Andrew O'Sullivan and Adam Winstanley: Statistical Language Models for Graphical Object Recognition ITB Journal 10 25-36 2004.

·         Valveny E., Dosch, P., Winstanley A., et al: Symbol Recognition Contest: A Synthesis in Josep Lladós , Y.B. Kwon (eds), Graphics Recognition - Recent Advances and Perspectives, LNCS , Springer-Verlag. 3088 367-370 2004.

·         Keyes, L., A. Winstanley: Shape Description for Automatically Structuring Graphical Data in Josep Lladós , Y.B. Kwon (eds), Graphics Recognition - Recent Advances and Perspectives, LNCS, Springer-Verlag. 3088 253-262 2004.

·         Mooney, P. and Winstanley, AC: Mapping and Internet Based Public Transportation Journey Planning and Information Systems in Peterson, M. (Ed): Maps and the Internet, Elsevier. 291-310 2003.

·         L. Keyes and A.C. Winstanley: Using Moment Invariants for classifying shapes on large-scale maps Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 25 119-130 2001.

·         A.C. Winstanley (editor): IMVIP 2001, Proceedings of the Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference National University of Ireland Maynooth 2001.

·         A.C. Winstanley and L. Keyes: Applying Computer Vision Techniques to Topographic Objects International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 33 (B3) 480-487 2000.

·         A.C. Winstanley, S.P. Loughlin and F.J. Smith: The Intelligent Selection of Materials from a Design Specification in Caliste, J.-P., Truyol, A., Westbrook J.H (eds): Thermodynamic Modelling and Materials Data Engineering, Springer-Verlag. 251-254 1998.

·         D.W. Bustard and A.C. Winstanley: Making Changes to Formal Specifications: Requirements and an Example IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering 20 8 562-568 1994.

·         D.W. Bustard, M.T. Norris, R.A. Orr and A.C. Winstanley: An Exercise in Formalising the Description of a Concurrent System Software - Practice and Experience 22 12 1069-1098 1992.

·         A.C. Winstanley and D.W. Bustard: EXPOSE: an Animation Tool for Process-Oriented Specifications Software Engineering Journal 6 6 463-475 1991.

·         Jianghua Zheng, Tim Mccarthy, A. Stewart Fotheringham, Lei Yan. Linear Feature Extraction of Buildings from Terrestrial LIDAR Data with Morphological Techniques, Proceeding of ISPRS 2008.7, ISSN 1682-1750vol XXXVII Part B1, pp241-244

·         Jianghua Zheng, Jianwei Tao, Jianli Ding, Abudukim Abuliz, and Hanyu Xiang. Pedestrian Navigation Data Modelling for Hybrid Travel Patterns, Proceeding of Geoinformatics 2008. Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7144, 71442Y (2008); DOI:10.1117/12.812856 

·         Jianghua Zheng, A.C. Winstanley, Lei Yan, and A. Stewart Fotheringham. Economical LBS for Public Transport: Real-time Monitoring and Dynamic Scheduling Service. Proceeding of WMCS 2008, IEEE Computer Society Published, 2008, ISBN: 978-0-7695-3177-9. pp184-188

 


GeoComputation Research Group
http://www.cs.may.ie/research/igs/,
Department of Computer Science, NUI Maynooth, Ireland.

 

 

Last Updated February 2009, by Jianghua Zheng.