Publications

PUBLICATIONS: RELATED PROJECT
  • Xia J., Yang C., Liu K., Gui Z., Li Z, Huang Q., and Li R., 2015. Adopting Cloud Computing to Optimize Spatial Web Portal, International Journal of Digital Earth, 8(6).
  • GMU-14-01
  • Dias S., Yang C., Stefanidis A., and Rice M., 2014. Mashing up Geographic Information for Emergency Response, Journal of Geographic Information System.
  • Gui Z., Yang C., Xia J., Huang Q., Liu K., Li Z., Yu M., Sun M., Zhou N., and Jin B., 2014. A Service Brokering and Recommendation Mechanism for Better Selecting Cloud Services, PLOS ONE, e105297.
  • GMU-14-04
  • Sun M., Wong D., and Kronenfeld B., 2015. A Multi-criteria Based Heuristic Classification Approach, Cartography and Geographic Information Science. (Under Review)
  • Xia J., Yang C., Liu K., Li Z., Sun M., and Yu M., 2015. Forming a global monitoring mechanism and a spatiotemporal performance model for geospatial services, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 1-22.
  • GMU-14-06
  • Li Z., Yang C., Jin B., Yu M., Liu K., Sun M., and Zhan M., 2015. Enabling Big Geoscience Data Analytics with a Cloud-Based, MapReduce-Enabled and Service-Oriented Workflow Framework, PLoS ONE, 10(3).
  • GMU-14-05
  • Gui Z., Yu M., Yang C., Jiang Y., Chen S., Xia J., Huang Q., Liu K, Li Z., and Hassan M., 2015. Developing Subdomain Allocation Algorithms Based on Spatial and Communicational Constraints to Accelerate Dust Storm Simulation, PLoS ONE. (Under Review)
  • GMU-14-05
  • Qin H., Aburizaiza A., Rice R.M., Paez F., and Rice M T., 2015. Obstacle Characterization in a Geocrowdsourced Accessibility System, ISPRS Annals. (In press)
  • GMU-14-07
  • Qin H., Rice R. M., Fuhrmann S., Rice M T., Curtin, K M., and Ong E., 2015. Geocrowdsourcing and accessibility for dynamic environments, GeoJournal, 1-18.
  • GMU-14-07
  • Li Z., Hu F., Schnase J., Duffy D., et al., 2015. A Spatiotemporal Indexing Approach for Efficient Processing of Big Array-based Climate Data with MapReduce. IJGIS. (Under Review)
  • GMU-14-05
  • Xia J., Yang C., Gui Z., Liu K., Li Z., 2014.Using spatiotemporal patterns to optimizing index for supporting the operation of the GEOSS clearinghouse, International Journal of Geographic Information Science.
  • GMU-14-01
  • Li Z., Yang C., Liu K., Sun M., et al., 2014. MaaS: Model as a Service, Computer, Environment and Urban Systems, doi: /10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2014.06.004.
  • STC-14-01
  • Xu C. and YANG C. 2014. An Introduction to Big Geospatial Data Research. Annals of GIS. doi: /10.1080/19475683.2014.938775.
  • Xu C., Wong D., Yang C.,2013. Evaluating the “Geographical Awareness” of Individuals: An exploratory analysis of Twitter data, Cartography and Geographic Information Science. 40(2): 103-115.
  • Huang Q., Yang C., Benedict K., Xie J., Rezgui A., Xia J., and Chen S., 2013. Using spatiotemporal patterns and high end computing to enable dust storm forecasting, International Journal of Geographic Information Science, 27(4): 765-784.
  • GMU-14-01
  • Gui Z., Yang C., Xia J., Liu K., Xu C., Li J., Lostritto P., 2013. A performance, semantic and service quality enhanced distributed search engine for improving geospatial resource discovery, International Journal of Geographic Information Science. 27(6):1109-1132.
  • GMU-14-01
  • Huang Q., Yang C., Benedict K., Chen S., Xie J., Rezgui A., 2013. Utilize cloud computing to support dust storm forecasting, International Journal of Digital Earth, 6(4):338-355.
  • Yang C., Xu Y., Nebert D., 2013. Redefining the Possibility of Geosciences and Digital Earth with Spatial Cloud Computing, International Journal of Digital Earth. 6(4):297-312.
  • Xu C., Wong D., Yang C.,2013. Evaluating the ¡°Geographical Awareness¡± of Individuals: An exploratory analysis of Twitter data, Cartography and Geographic Information Science. 40(2): 103-115.
  • Liu K., Yang C., Li W., Gui Z., Xu C., Xia J., 2013. Using ontology and similarity calculations to rank Earth science data searching results, International Journal of Geospatial Information Applications. (in press)
  • Gui Z., Yang C., Xia J., Li J., Rezgui A., Sun M., Xu Y., Fay D., 2013. An interactive graphical user interface for discovering, exploring and utilizing geospatial resources, Annals of GIS. 19(2): 109-121.
  • Li J., Jiang Y., Yang C., Huang Q., Rice M., 2013. Utilizing GPU and CPU for accelerating visualization pipeline, Computers & Geosciences. 59(9):78-89.
  • Huang Q., Yang C., Liu K., Xia J., Xu C., J. Li, Gui Z., M. Sun, Li Z., 2013. Comparing Open Source Cloud Computing Solutions for Geosciences, Computers & Geosciences. 59(9):41-52.
  • Sun M., Li J., Yang C., Schmidt G.A., Bambacus M., Cahalan R., Huang Q., Xu C., Noble E.U., Li Z. A Web-BasedGeovisual Analytical System for Climate Studies. Future Internet. 2012; 4(4):1069-1085.
  • OTHER PUBLICATIONS:

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  • Special Issue: 2015. Yang C., Clarke K., Yuan M., Yu M., Li M., Guan W., Sun M., and Huang B. (eds.), Proceedings of ISPRS International Workshop on Spatiotemporal Computing (Volume II-4/W2), Conference proceedings on ISPRS annuals, http://www.isprs-ann-photogramm-remote-sens-spatial-inf-sci.net/II-4-W2/.... (Published)
  • STC-14-00
  • 2014. Xu C. and Yang C., special issue on Big Data, Annals of GIS, Taylor & Francis (in press)
  • BOOKS:

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  • Yang C., and Wong D., 2015, Network GIS, Springer, (in preparation).
  • STC-14-00
  • Yang C. and Huang Q., 2014, Introduction to Programming and GIS Algorithms with Python and ArcGIS, CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, 328p. ISBN: 978-1466510081, (in preparation).
  • Yang C., Huang Q., Li Z., Xu C., Liu K., 2013, Spatial Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach, CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, 304p. ISBN: 978-1466593169.
  • Shi X., Kindratenko V., Yang C., (eds.), 2013, Modern Accelerating Technologies for GIScience, Springer, 280p. ISBN-13: 978-1461487449.
  • BOOKS CHAPTER:

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  • Yang C., Sun M., Liu K., Huang Q., Li Z., Gui Z., Jiang Y., Xia J., Yu M., Xu C., Lostritto P., Zhou N., 2014. Contemporary Computing Technologies for Processing Big Spatiotemporal Data, in Space-Time Integration in Geography and GIScience: Research Frontiers in the U.S. and China. Mei-Po Kwan, Douglas Richardson, DonggenWang and Chenghu Zhou (Eds), Dordrecht: Springer (in press).
  • Yang C., Fu P., Goodchild M., Xu C., 2014. Mashingup for Building New Geoscience Applications, in CyberGIS. S.W. Wang, M. Goodchild (Eds), Springer, (in press).
  • Yang C., Liu K., Nebert D., Li Z., Li W., Wu H., Li J., Sun M., Miao L., Huang Q., Xu Y., Fay D., 2014. GEOSS Clearinghouse - Integrating Geospatial Resources to Support the Global Earth Observation System of Systems, Big Data: Techniques and Technologies in Geoinformatics. Hassan A. Karimi (Ed), CRC Press, 320p. (in press).
  • PRESENTATIONS:

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  • Yu M., and Yang C., 2015. "Improving the Non-Hydrostatic Numerical Dust Model by Assimilating Different Spatiotemporal Resolutions of Soil Moisture and Greenness Vegetation Fraction Data", The 1st Symposium on Spatiotemporal Computing, Fairfax, VA, USA.
  • Yu M., Yang C., and Li Z., 2015. "Enabling the acceleration of dust simulation using job scheduling method in a cloud environment", Geocomputation, Dallas, TX, USA.
  • Yu M., Yang C., 2015. "Adjusting Spatiotemporal Variation of Input Parameters to Reduce Dust Model Uncertainty", AAG, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • Qin H., Rice R., Rice M., and Ong E., 2015. "Application and data quality of crowdsourced geospatial information: A study case on GMU Fairfax Campus", AAG, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • GMU-14-07
  • Jiang Y., Xia J., and Liu K., 2015. "Polar CI: A Cloud based Polar Resource Discovery Portal", AAG, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • GMU-14-01
  • Yang C., Armstrong E., Huang T., and Moroni D., 2015. "Utilizing Advanced IT Technologies to Support MUDROD to Advance Data Discovery and Access", Earth Science Technology Forum, CalTech, Pasadena, CA, USA.
  • Hu F., Li Z., and Yang C., 2015. "An Index for Efficient Retrieval and Process of Big Array-based Geospatial Data in Hadoop Distributed File System", AAG, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • GMU-14-05
  • Sun M. and Wong D., 2015. “Using spatial aggregation as a Mean to improve data quality”, Geocomputation, Dallas, TX, USA.
  • Chaowei Yang, 2014. The conceptual design of EarthCube enterprise architecture. EarthCube All Hands Meeting 2014, Washington, DC, June 24 – 26.
  • Min Sun, 2013. Integrating GIS and ABM to Explore Spatiotemporal Dynamics, AGU Fall Meeting 2013. December 2013, San Francisco, CA.
  • Chaowei Yang, 2014. Spatiotemporal innovation. AAG annual meeting 2014, Spatiotemporal Thinking, Computing and Applications Symposium, April 2014, Tampa, FL.
  • Yunfeng Jiang, 2014. Simulating spread of epidemic disease with GPU-enabled agent based modeling. AAG annual meeting 2014, Spatiotemporal Thinking, Computing and Applications Symposium, April 2014, Tampa, FL.
  • Nanyin Zhou, 2014. Visualizing spatiotemporal career paths of geographers. AAG annual meeting 2014, Spatiotemporal Thinking, Computing and Applications Symposium, April 2014, Tampa, FL.
  • Zhenlong Li, 2014. Cloud computing for Geoscience. ESIP summer meeting 2014, plenary presentation, July 8-11 2014. Frisco, CO.
  • THESIS / DISSERTATION:

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  • Xia, J., 2015. PhD dissertation, Optimizing Access to Big Earth Observation Data with Spatiotemporal Patterns -- An Example with the GEOSS Clearinghouse, April 22, 2015.
  • GMU-14-01
  • Li, Z., 2015. Phd dissertation, Optimizing Geospatial Cyberinfrastructure to Improve the Computing Capability for Climate, April 22, 2015.
  • GMU-14-05
  • Sun, M., 2014. PhD dissertation, Handling attribute accuracy using a heuristic approach, July 16, 2014.
  • Liu, K., 2014. MS thesis, Utilizing volunteer computing and virtualization techonology for climate simulation, April 26, 2014.
  • AWARDS:

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  • Jiang Y., 2015. First Prize in the third Robert Raskin CyberGIS Student Competition, AAG, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • GMU-14-01

    WEBSITE:

  • The official website for STC: http://stcenter.net
  • GeoSearch (one of the deliverables of a IAB funded project): http://geosearch.cloudapp.net/
  • Cloud advisory tool (one of the deliverables of a IAB funded project): http://www.climateathome.com:8088/CloudAdvisoryTool