Developing Tools for Spatial Analysis Using Open Source Software

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/12/2018
Start / End Time: 1:20 PM / 3:00 PM (MDT)
Room: Rampart, Sheraton, 5th Floor
Organizers: Chetan Tiwari, Kristin Brooks
Chairs: Brince Jones


This session explores the challenges of developing open source solutions for addressing problems in geospatial analysis. The exponential growth of data and emergence of open-source toolkits for spatial analysis present new opportunities for the development of solutions that provide extensibility and interoperability with other OpenGIS standards-compliant software.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Debbie Christian*, University of North Texas, Locating Disease Incidence Points Using Adaptive Spatial Filters 20 1:20 PM
Presenter Dapeng Li*, South Dakota State University, Modeling wildfire evacuation triggers using open GIS 20 1:40 PM
Presenter Tai Lung*, US EPA, EJSCREEN: EPA's Environmental Justice Screening and Mapping Tool 20 2:00 PM
Presenter Julian Hagenauer*, Daimler AG, Stuttgart, Germany, Marco Helbich, Department of Human Geography and Spatial Planning, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands, Self-Organizing Neural Networks for Spatial Analytics: A Comparison of Weighted Neural Gas and Contextual Neural Gas 20 2:20 PM
Discussant Kristin Brooks University of North Texas 20 2:40 PM

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