Publications

    Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
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Zhu, R., Hu, Y., Janowicz, K., & McKenzie, G., (2016). Spatial Signature for Geographic Feature Types: Examining Gazetteer Ontologies using Spatial Statistics . Transactions in GIS, 20(3), 333-355.
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Zhu, R. & Karimi, H. A. (2014), Automatic Selection of Landmarks for Navigation Guidance . Transactions in GIS , 19(2), 247-261.

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Karimi, H. A., Jiang, M., & Zhu, R. (2013). Pedestrian navigation services: challenges and current trends . Geomatica, 67(4), 259-271.

    Peer-reviewed Conference Articles
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[BEST FULL PAPER AWARD]   Zhu, R., Kyriakidis C. P., Janowicz, K. (2017): Beyond Pairs: Generalizing the Geo-dipole for Quantifying Spatial Patterns in Geographic Fields , AGILE 2017 Conference on Geographic Information Science. , May. 9-12, Wageningen, Netherlands.

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Janowicz, K., Hu, Y., McKenzie, G., Gao, S., Regalia, B., Mai, G., Zhu, R., Adams, B., & Taylor, K.(2016): Moon landing or safari? a study of systematic errors and their causes in geographic Linked Data , In: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience 2016) , Sep. 27-30, Montreal, Canada.

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Zhu, R., Janowicz, K., Yan, B., & Hu, Y.(2016): Which Kobani? A Case Study on the Role ofSpatial Statistics and Semantics for Coreference Resolution Across Gazetteers . GIScience 2016 Short Paper Proceedings. Ninth International Conference on Geographic Information Science. Montreal, Canada.

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Gao, S., Zhu, R., & Mai, G. (2016): Identifying Local Spatiotemporal Autocorrelation Patterns of Taxi Pick-ups and Drop-offs . GIScience 2016 Short Paper Proceedings. Ninth International Conference on Geographic Information Science . Montreal, Canada

    Academic Presentations
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Oral presentation: Quantifying the Attractiveness of Destinations for Modeling Long Distance Travel Patterns, in NSF Mobility Science Workshop, May 11-12, 2017, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

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Oral presentation: From the Geo-dipole to the Geo-multipole: A Framework of Applying Multiple-Point (Geo)Statistics for Geographic Field Analysis, in 2017 Annual Meeting of AAG, April 5-9, 2017, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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Lightning talk: IChing and Geography, at 2017 Spatial@UCSB Lightning Talks , February 28, 2017, Santa Barbara, California, USA.

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Poster presentation: Which Kobani? A Case Study on the Role of Spatial Statistics and Semantics for Coreference Resolution Across Gazetteers, in the Ninth International Conference in Geographic Information Science, September 27- September 30, 2016, Montreal, Canada.

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Poster presentation: Spatial signatures for geographic feature types: Examining gazetteer ontologies using spatial statistics , in The 12th Semantic Web Summer School, July 17-July 23, 2016, Bertinoro, Italy.

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Oral presentation: Spatial signatures for geographic feature types: Examining gazetteer ontologies using spatial statistics , in 2016 Esri User Conference: GIScience Frontier Research Session , June 27-July 1, 2016, San Diego, California, USA.

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Oral presentation: Understanding the semantics of places in gazetteers via spatial analysis , in 2016 Annual Meeting of AAG , March 29- April 4, 2016, San Francisco, California, USA.