Geoprocessing 2012, Spain

The Fourth International Conference on Advanced Geographic Information Systems, Applications, and Services took place in Valencia, Spain between January 30 & February 4, 2012.  Two papers were presented by Dr Omair Chaudhry (UNIGIS Unit Tutor & MSc Supervisor)


O.Z. Chaudhry and Mackaness, W.A (2012), Automated Extraction and Hierarchical Structuring of Flickr Tags, In Geoprocessing, 30 Jan – 4 Feb 2012, Valencia, Spain


Synopsis: This paper presents an automated technique based on information retrieval and logistic regression to identify place tags from geotagged images on Flickr.


Gould, N and O.Z. Chaudhry (2012), Generation and validation of workflows for on-demand mapping, In Geoprocessing, 30th Jan – 4th Feb 2012, Valencia, Spain


Synopsis: The paper presents a methodology to automatically select and sequence the tasks required to build maps according to user requirements.   Workflows generated are analysed using Petri nets to assess their validity before execution