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Spatial Analysis and Modeling Specialty Group Sessions

  1. 1. Spatial Analysis and Modeling Specialty Group Sessions The 102nd AAG Annual Meeting March 7-11, 2006, Chicago, IL • 1 plenary session and 1 reception (sponsored by Geographical Analysis) • 2 sessions for Student Paper Competition • 3 panel sessions • 31 SAM-related paper sessions, at least 18 sessions are (co-) sponsored sessions • 154 papers across all paper sessions • Alternative GIS Professional Masters Degree Models • Changes in the Economic and Urban Structure of Northeast Ohio • Computational Geometry for GIScience • Current progress in dynamic land change modeling • Current status and trends in spatial statistics in geography. • Dimensions of Population Disparities • Fuzzy Mathematics and Geography • Geographic Profiling, Forensic Investigation and Crime Mapping • Geographic Profiling, Forensic Investigation and Crime Mapping II • Geographic Visualization and Spatial Analysis • Hydrologic modeling of watershed land use/cover change • It Takes a Long Time to Make a Good Map: Mapping Chronic Disease • Landscape Ecology 3: Advances in Mapping and Modeling of Biotic Phenomena • Linking Social and Ecological Systems I: Theory, Rationale and Necessity for integrating social and ecological systems • Linking Social and Ecological Systems II: Governance and Tenure • Linking Social and Ecological Systems III: Livelihoods • Linking Social and Ecological Systems IV: Landscape level analysis and remote sensing • Linking Social and Ecological Systems V: Infrastructure and Connectivity • Location science session in honor of Charles ReVelle • Models as Theory/Models as Explanation • Perspectives on Geographic Complexity 1: Validation of Land Change Models • Perspectives on Geographic Complexity 2: Institutions, Markets, and Policy • Perspectives on Geographic Complexity 3: Theory and Techniques • Perspectives on Geographic Complexity 4: Applications • SAM Student Paper Competition I • SAM Student Paper Competition II • Segregation and Neighborhood Analysis • Spatial Analysis and Modeling Plenary Lecture and Geographical Analysis Reception • Spatial Analysis and Modeling Specialty Group Business Meeting • Spatial Analysis Applications • Spatial Data Mining and Exploratory Data Analysis (2) • Spatial Data Mining and Exploratory Data Analysis (1)
  2. 2. • Spatial Modeling Techniques • The Infusion of GIS into Various Disciplines: Spatial Education at its Most Useful - Part I • The Infusion of GIS into Various Disciplines: Spatial Education at its Most Useful - Part II • Where Are We? Recent Approaches to Population Distribution Estimation I • Where Are We? Recent Approaches to Population Distribution Estimation II • Where Are We? Recent Approaches to Population Distribution Estimation III Paper Session: 2134 Changes in the Economic and Urban Structure of Northeast Ohio is scheduled on Wednesday, 3/8/06, from 8:00 AM - 9:40 AM Organizer(s): Mary Ann Haley - Kent State University Chair(s): Mary Ann Haley - Kent State University 8:00 AM Introduction: Mary Ann Haley - Kent State University 8:10 AM Author(s): *Hyun Joong Kim - Kent State University Abstract Title: Manufacturing and Service Industry Clusters in the Northeast Ohio, 1990-2003 8:30 AM Author(s): *Mary Ann Haley - Kent State University Abstract Title: A Dynamic Analysis of Manufacturing Activity in the Greater Cleveland, Ohio Area 8:50 AM Author(s): *Jay Lee - Kent State University *Hyiamang Odoom - Kent State University Abstract Title: Urban Forms By GIS With Parcel Conversions 9:10 AM Author(s): *Milton E. Harvey - Kent State University Abstract Title: Analysis of the Growth of Sprawl in Geauga County, Ohio Paper Session: 2159 Spatial Analysis Applications is scheduled on Wednesday, 3/8/06, from 8:00 AM - 9:40 AM Organizer(s): David Wong - George Mason University Chair(s): Tony H. Grubesic - University of Cincinnati 8:00 AM Author(s): *Tony H. Grubesic - University of Cincinnati Abstract Title: Zip Codes and Spatial Analysis: Problems and Prospects 8:20 AM Author(s): *Hu Wei - Center for Urban and Regional Analysis and the Department of Geography, The Ohio State Univerisity Alan T. Murray - Center for Urban and Regional Analysis and the Department of Geography, The Ohio State University Timothy C. Matisziw - Center for Urban and Regional Analysis, The Ohio State University Abstract Title: An EM Algorithm for Inferring OD Traffic Matrices 8:40 AM Author(s): *Lauren Paletta, Master's Student - Boston University Center for Energy and Environmental Studies Sucharita Gopal, Ph.D. - Boston University Department of Geography
  3. 3. Barbara Mahon, MD, MPH - Boston University Department of Epidemiology and Pediatrics Jason Sanders, Undergraduate Student - Boston University College of Arts and Sciences Abstract Title: Spatial Distribution and Analysis of Pneumococcus Infection in the United States (1990 - 2000) 9:00 AM Author(s): *Fahui Wang, PhD - Northern Illinois University *Sara McLafferty - University of Illinois Abstract Title: Late-Stage Cancer Clusters and Healthcare Access 9:20 AM Author(s): *Ikuho Yamada - Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis Karen Frederickson - The Polis Center, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis Abstract Title: Exploratory Modeling of Teenage Pregnancy Prevalence Paper Session: 2210 It Takes a Long Time to Make a Good Map: Mapping Chronic Disease is scheduled on Wednesday, 3/8/06, from 10:00 AM - 11:40 AM Organizer(s): Ronald E. Cossman - Mississippi State University Max Lu - Kansas State University Chair(s): Ronald E. Cossman - Mississippi State University 10:00 AM Author(s): *Katrina Van Valen Moore - Centers for Disease Control Michele Casper - Centers for Disease Control Ishmael Williams - Centers for Disease Control Eric Tassone - Centers for Disease Control Abstract Title: Mapping and Modeling Geographic Disparities Over Time: Heart Disease Mortality 10:20 AM Author(s): *Ronald E. Cossman, PhD - Mississippi State University Jeralynn S. Cossman, PhD - Mississippi State University Wesley L. James, MS - Mississippi State University Troy Blanchard, PhD - Mississippi State University Richard Thomas, PhD - University of Tennessee Health Science Center Louis Pol, PhD - University of Nebraska, Omaha Arthur Cosby, PhD - Mississippi State University Abstract Title: Morbidity-Mortality Mismatch: Mapping Populations at Risk for Heart Disease 10:40 AM Author(s): *Max Lu - Kansas State University Abstract Title: Mortality in the American Great Plains: Is there an urban-rural divide? 11:00 AM Author(s): *Steven Reader - University Of South Florida Elizabeth Barnett - University of South Florida Michelle Casper - Centers for Disease Control Beverly Ward - University of South Florida Abstract Title: County-level Geographic Variation in Cardiac Deaths by Transportation Response: The National Picture, 1991-2000.
  4. 4. Paper Session: 2212 Where Are We? Recent Approaches to Population Distribution Estimation I is scheduled on Wednesday, 3/8/06, from 10:00 AM - 11:40 AM Organizer(s): David Rickter Rain - The George Washington University Budhendra Bhaduri - Oak Ridge National Laboratory Chair(s): David Rickter Rain - The George Washington University 10:00 AM Author(s): *David R. Rain - The George Washington University Abstract Title: Towards Settlement Science: A Research Agenda for Urban Geography 10:20 AM Author(s): *Derek Azar - The George Washington University Abstract Title: Modeling the Distribution of Populations Vulnerable to Coastal Hazards in San Juan, Puerto Rico 10:40 AM Author(s): *Christine M. Erlien - University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill Abstract Title: Historical Data Integration and Analysis: Toward a Multi-temporal Analysis of Population Growth and Land Cover Change in the Northern Ecuadorian Amazon 11:00 AM Author(s): *Adam Storeygard - CIESIN, Columbia University Deborah Balk - CIESIN, Columbia University Greg Yetman - CIESIN, Columbia University Robert S. Chen - CIESIN, Columbia University Abstract Title: Global Distribution of Human Population and Welfare: Moving Towards Spatial Refinements 11:20 AM Author(s): *Jeffrey Safran - University Of Colorado Christopher D Elvidge, PhD - NOAA/NGDC Paul Sutton, PhD - University of Denver Benjamin Tuttle - Cooperative Institue for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder Abstract Title: Potential for Global Mapping of Development Via A NightSat Mission Paper Session: 2260 Computational Geometry for GIScience is scheduled on Wednesday, 3/8/06, from 10:00 AM - 11:40 AM Organizer(s): Lan Mu - University Of Illinois Chair(s): Lan Mu - University Of Illinois 10:00 AM Introduction: Lan Mu - University Of Illinois 10:02 AM Author(s): *Toshiaki Satoh, Mr - Center for spatial information science at the university of Tokyo Atsuyuki Okabe, PhD - Department of urban engineering, the university of Tokyo Abstract Title: Development of a software package of tools for generating directed Voronoi diagram and constructing roundtrip shortest path region diagram 10:22 AM Author(s): *Hongbo Yu - Oklahoma State University Abstract Title: Exploring Spatio-temporal Relationships of Space-time Paths at Various Scales: GIS Design and Implementation 10:42 AM Author(s): *John Radke, Prof - University OF CALIFORNIA - BERKELEY Jianchun Xu , student - UC berkeley
  5. 5. patty Frontiera, Dr. - UC Berkeley Abstract Title: Establishing Concave Geometric Approximations to Better Define Neighborhoods, Home Range and Shape in Geographic Information 11:02 AM Author(s): *Lan Mu - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Abstract Title: An Asymmetric Spatial Weights Matrix Based on TIN-Subgraphs of Voronoi Diagrams 11:22 AM Discussant: John Radke - University OF CALIFORNIA - BERKELEY Paper Session: 2411 Where Are We? Recent Approaches to Population Distribution Estimation II is scheduled on Wednesday, 3/8/06, from 1:00 PM - 2:40 PM Organizer(s): David Rickter Rain - The George Washington University Budhendra Bhaduri - Oak Ridge National Laboratory Chair(s): Edward Bright 1:00 PM Author(s): *Tilottama Ghosh, PhD Student - University of Denver Paul C. Sutton, Assistant Professor - University of Denver Christopher D. Elvidge - NOAA National Geophysical Data Center Abstract Title: An Overview of the Use and the Potential of Nighttime Imagery for Estimation of Socio-economic Variables 1:20 PM Author(s): *John R. Weeks, Ph.D. - San Diego State University Douglas A Stow - San Diego State University Arthur Getis - San Diego State University Allan G Hill - Harvard University Abstract Title: Can We Spot a Neighborhood From the Air? 1:40 PM Author(s): *Edward Bright - Oak Ridge National Laboratory Anil Cheriyadat - Oak Ridge National Laboratory Budhendra Bhaduri - Oak Ridge National Laboratory David Potere - Princeton University Abstract Title: Mapping of Settlements in High Resolution Satellite Imagery using High Performance Computing 2:00 PM Author(s): *David Thomas Potere - Princeton University Karen McNeany - University of California, Santa Barbara Annemarie Schneider, PhD. - University of California, Santa Barbara Abstract Title: Global Urban Estimates: A Comparison 2:20 PM Author(s): *Benjamin T Tuttle - Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder Christopher Elvidge, PhD - NOAA-National Geophysical Data Center Jeff Safran - Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder Kim Baugh - Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder Ramakrishna Nemani, PhD - NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, USA Cristina Milesi, PhD - Division of Science and Environmental Policy, California State University, Monterey Bay, California USA
  6. 6. Paul Sutton, PhD - University of Denver Abstract Title: Spatial Mapping of Impervious Surfaces Associated with Urban Development Paper Session: 2459 SAM Student Paper Competition I is scheduled on Wednesday, 3/8/06, from 1:00 PM - 2:40 PM Organizer(s):Fahui Wang - Northern Illinois University Chair(s): Fahui Wang - Northern Illinois University 1:00 PM Author(s): *Jonathan P. Schroeder - University of Minnesota Abstract Title: Evaluating Uncertainty When Using Areal Interpolation for Temporal Analysis of Census Tract Data 1:20 PM Author(s): *Srinivas Vinnakota - Louisiana State University Abstract Title: Effects of classification and small numbers problem in spatial association rule mining of public health datasets. 1:40 PM Author(s): *Soumya Mazumdar - University of Iowa Abstract Title: Detecting associations between environmental contaminants and health using data masked to preserve privacy 2:00 PM Author(s): *Noah C Goldstein - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Abstract Title: A new methodology of comparing Monte Carlo binary output of spatial spread models 2:20 PM Author(s): *Haifeng Zhang, Mr. - University Of South Carolina Abstract Title: A Spatial Analysis of the Achievement Gap Among Urban, Suburban, and Rural Schools Paper Session: 2460 Spatial Modeling Techniques is scheduled on Wednesday, 3/8/06, from 1:00 PM - 2:40 PM Organizer(s):David Wong - George Mason University Chair(s):Eric M. Delmelle - University of Idaho 1:00 PM Author(s): *Shipeng Sun - University of Minnesota Abstract Title: Collaboration in the Academic GIS Community: A Social Network Analysis 1:20 PM Author(s): *Fei Long - McMaster University Antonio Páez - McMaster University Abstract Title: Modeling Spatial Variation in Housing Prices: A Shift from Global Regression to Local Regression, from Global Variogram to Local Variogram 1:40 PM Author(s): *Kamyoung Kim - Center for Urban and Regional Analysis and Department of Geography, The Ohio State University Alan T. Murray - Center for Urban and Regional Analysis and Department of Geography, The Ohio State University Abstract Title: Modeling to support 24/7 security monitoring 2:00 PM Author(s): *Eric Delmelle - University of Idaho Abstract Title: A New Method to Support Second-Phase Spatial Sampling in a
  7. 7. Multivariate Field Using Regression Confidence Bands 2:20 PM Author(s): *Jessica N. Mefford - The Ohio State University Alan T. Murray - The Ohio State University Tony H. Grubesic - University of Cincinnati Abstract Title: Multi-Objective Optimization for Identifying Vulnerability in Critical Network Infrastructure Paper Session: 2511 Where Are We? Recent Approaches to Population Distribution Estimation III is scheduled on Wednesday, 3/8/06, from 3:00 PM - 4:40 PM Organizer(s): David Rickter Rain - The George Washington University Budhendra Bhaduri - Oak Ridge National Laboratory Chair(s): Budhendra Bhaduri - Oak Ridge National Laboratory 3:00 PM Author(s): *Eun-hye Enki Yoo - University of California, Santa Barbara phaedon C Kyriakidis - University of California, Santa Barbara Abstract Title: Extension of a geostatistical framework for reconstructing population density surfaces 3:20 PM Author(s): *Marie L Minner - ORAU Lauren Patterson - University of North Carolina Aaron Myers - University of South Carolina Abstract Title: Assessing The Spatial and Attribute Error of Input Data for Population Distribution Models 3:40 PM Author(s): Kathleen A. Abercrombie - Auburn University Aarthy Sabesan, M.S. - Oak Ridge National Laboratory *Auroop R Ganguly, Ph.D. - Oak Ridge National Laboratory Abstract Title: Metrics for the comparative analysis of geospatial datasets with applications to high-resolution grid-based population data 4:00 PM Author(s): *Budhendra Bhaduri - Oak Ridge National Laboratory Cheng Liu - Oak Ridge National Laboratory James Nutaro - Oak Ridge national Laboratory Eddie Bright - Oak Ridge National Laboratory Phil Coleman - Oak Ridge National Laboratory Abstract Title: A Computational Approach Towards a Spatio-temporal Population Dynamics Model 4:20 PM Author(s): *Neal Feierabend - Oak Ridge National Laboratory David Potere - Princeton University Eddie Bright - Oak Ridge National Laboratory Abstract Title: Wal-Mart from Space Paper Session: 2559 SAM Student Paper Competition II is scheduled on Wednesday, 3/8/06, from 3:00 PM - 4:40 PM Organizer(s): Fahui Wang - Northern Illinois University Chair(s): Fahui Wang - Northern Illinois University
  8. 8. 3:00 PM Author(s): *Tawan Banchuen - Student Abstract Title: Spatial Analog Identification for Climate Change Assessment and Planning 3:20 PM Author(s): *Shing Lin - Department of Geography and Planning, TX State University Abstract Title: Spatial Analysis and Modeling of Air Pollution Environmental Equity in the Houston-Galveston Area of Texas 3:40 PM Author(s): *Yang Yue - The University of Hong Kong Abstract Title: Spatial-temporal Dependency of Traffic Flow and Its implications for short-term traffic forecasting 4:00 PM Author(s): *Marco Millones - Clark University Abstract Title: Settlement Classification in Cusco, Peru Paper Session: 2561 Dimensions of Population Disparities is scheduled on Wednesday, 3/8/06, from 3:00 PM - 4:40 PM Organizer(s): David Wong - George Mason University Michael Reibel - California State University Chair(s): Dr. Casey Dawkins, Virginia Tech 3:00 PM Author(s): *Sue C. Grady, PhD - CUNY Graduate Center Abstract Title: The Geography of Racial Disparities in Low Birthweight: New York City, 2000 3:17 PM Author(s): *Casey J. Dawkins, Ph.D. - Virginia Tech Abstract Title: Spatial Changes in Income Segregation during the 1990s 3:34 PM Author(s): Oksana Starchenko, Dr. - University of Saskatchewan *Evelyn J. Peters - UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN Abstract Title: Aboriginal Settlement Patterns in Canadian Cities: Do classic indices apply? 3:51 PM Author(s): *David W Wong - George Mason University Abstract Title: Lowering in segregation level? Where? 4:08 PM Author(s): *Pablo Mateos - University College London Paul Longley - University College London Richard Webber - University College London Abstract Title: Measuring Spatial Segregation of Ethnic Minorities in the UK at Fine Scales and Individual Level through Family Name and Personal Name Analysis. 4:25 PM Discussant: William Clark - University Of California - Los Angeles Paper Session: 3161 Spatial Data Mining and Exploratory Data Analysis (1) is scheduled on Thursday, 3/9/06, from 8:00 AM - 9:40 AM Organizer(s): Diansheng Guo - UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA Jeremy Mennis - Temple UniversityDepartment Of Geography and Urban Studies
  9. 9. Chair(s): Diansheng Guo - UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA 8:00 AM Author(s): *Michel J Phipps - University of Ottawa Abstract Title: Data Mining, Knowledge Discovery and Entropy Reduction 8:20 AM Author(s): *Rongxun Wang - A-Xing Zhu - James Burt - Abstract Title: A Data Mining Approach to Knowledge Extraction from Existing Soil Maps 8:40 AM Author(s): *David Stinchcomb - National Cancer Institute Linda Pickle - National Cancer Institute Abstract Title: Outlier Detection as a Spatial Data Mining Tool for National Cancer Surveillance 9:00 AM Author(s): *Daniel G. Cole - Smithsonian Institution Abstract Title: Successes and Limitations of Visualizing a Large Data Set from a Temporal Museum Database 9:20 AM Author(s): *Diansheng Guo - UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA Abstract Title: On the Ordering Problem in Spatial Data Mining and Geovisualization: Methods and Applications Paper Session: 3169 The Infusion of GIS into Various Disciplines: Spatial Education at its Most Useful - Part I is scheduled on Thursday, 3/9/06, from 8:00 AM - 9:40 AM Organizer(s): Dr. Rich B. Schultz - Elmhurst College Richard P. Greene - Northern Illinois University Chair(s): Dr. Rich B. Schultz - Elmhurst College 8:00 AM Author(s): *Joseph J. Kerski, Ph.D. - United States Geological Survey Abstract Title: Bridging Geography and Mathematics Through GIS 8:14 AM Author(s): *Matthew Bampton - University Of Southern Maine Cathleen McAnneny - University of Maine, Farmington Abstract Title: Identifying core concepts, misconceptions, and fundamental barriers to learning in GIS. 8:28 AM Author(s): *Diana Stuart Sinton - National Institute for Technology & Liberal Education Abstract Title: Linking GIS with Higher Education Objectives and Missions 8:42 AM Author(s): *Arthur N. Samel - Bowling Green State University Kefa M Otiso - Bowling Green State University Bruce Smith - Bowling Green State University Abstract Title: Integration of GIS into the 7-12 curriculum in Toledo Public Schools 8:56 AM Author(s): *Rich B. Schultz - Elmhurst College Abstract Title: Suggestions for Incorporating Spatial Awareness into the Lesson Plan 9:10 AM Author(s): *Andrew J. Krmenec - Northern Illinois University Abstract Title: From classroom to e-room: adapting GIS courses for online delivery 9:24 AM Author(s): *Ann B. Johnson - ESRI
  10. 10. Abstract Title: GIS Tech NSF Grant - Course development and Articulation Panel Session: 3256 Alternative GIS Professional Masters Degree Models is scheduled on Thursday, 3/9/06, from 10:00 AM - 11:40 AM Organizer(s): Breandan O HUallacháin - Arizona State University Chair(s): Breandan O HUallacháin - Arizona State University Panelist(s): Ronald Briggs - University Of Texas - Dallas Jeffrey Wilson - Indiana U-Purdue U at Indianapolis Mark Kumler - University of Redlands Paper Session: 3261 Spatial Data Mining and Exploratory Data Analysis (2) is scheduled on Thursday, 3/9/06, from 10:00 AM - 11:40 AM Organizer(s): Diansheng Guo - UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA Jeremy Mennis - Temple UniversityDepartment Of Geography and Urban Studies Chair(s): Jeremy Mennis - Temple UniversityDepartment Of Geography and Urban Studies 10:00 AM Author(s): *Christiane Von Reichert - The University of Montana, Missoula Shih-Lung Shaw - University of Tennessee, Knoxville Hongbo Yu - Oklahoma State University, Stillwater Yibin Zhao - University of Tennessee, Knoxville Abstract Title: Applications of Spatio-temporal GIS in Migration Research 10:20 AM Author(s): *Guoqing Zhou - Old Domionino University Guoqing Zhou - Jun Wu - Weihan Xie - Abstract Title: Geospatial Data Visualization - Airborne Video, Video GIS, and Mapping 10:40 AM Author(s): *Charles W. Emerson - Western Michigan University Abstract Title: Similarity Searches of Image Databases 11:00 AM Author(s): *Weiguo Liu - Department of geography and planning, University of Toledo Karen Seto - Institute for International Studies, Stanford University Zhanli Sun - Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Illinois at Urbana and Champaign Abstract Title: An ART-MMAP neural network based spatio-temporal data mining approach to urban growth prediction 11:20 AM Author(s): *Jeremy Mennis - Department Of Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University Dana Bauer - Department of Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University
  11. 11. Abstract Title: Exploratory Data Analysis of Long Time Series of Remotely Sensed Imagery Paper Session: 3269 The Infusion of GIS into Various Disciplines: Spatial Education at its Most Useful - Part II is scheduled on Thursday, 3/9/06, from 10:00 AM - 11:40 AM Organizer(s): Dr. Rich B. Schultz - Elmhurst College Richard P. Greene - Northern Illinois University Chair(s): Dr. Rich B. Schultz - Elmhurst College 10:00 AM Author(s): *Jodi Heitkamp - Northern Illinois University Abstract Title: Cartographic Limitations of GIS 10:16 AM Author(s): *Ming-Hsiang (Ming) Tsou - San Diego State University Abstract Title: Web-based GIS for Bridging the Gap of GIS Education between Universities and High Schools 10:32 AM Author(s): *Eui-Kyung Shin - Northern Illinois University Abstract Title: The Challenges of Using GIS with Elementary Pre-service Teachers 10:48 AM Author(s): *Petra A. Zimmermann - Ball State University Abstract Title: Space Matters: A workshop on spatial analysis for non-geographers 11:04 AM Author(s): *Sarah J Barr - After School Matters Abstract Title: GIS as a Vehicle for Positive Youth Development 11:20 AM Author(s): *Todd C. Patterson - University of South Carolina Abstract Title: The Use of Google Earth as a Teaching Tool Panel Session: 3435 Current progress in dynamic land change modeling is scheduled on Thursday, 3/9/06, from 1:00 PM - 2:40 PM Organizer(s): Robert Gilmore Pontius, Jr. - Clark University Chair(s): Robert Gilmore Pontius, Jr. - Clark University Panelist(s): Bryan Pijanowski - Purdue University William J. McConnell - Indiana University Noah Goldstein Paper Session: 3459 Segregation and Neighborhood Analysis is scheduled on Thursday, 3/9/06, from 1:00 PM - 2:40 PM Organizer(s): David Wong - George Mason University Dr. Casey Dawkins – Virginia Tech Chair(s): Michael Reibel - California State University 1:00 PM Author(s): *Michael Poulsen - Macquarie University Abstract Title: Ethnic Segregation and the Internal Structure of Los Angeles's Hispanic Barrios
  12. 12. 1:20 PM Author(s): *William Milton Bowen - Cleveland State University Mukesh Kumar - Jackson State University Abstract Title: Segregation and Freedom in Housing Choice: A Case Study of Cuyahoga County, Ohio 1:40 PM Author(s): *Michael Reibel, PhD - California State University Abstract Title: Cluster analysis techniques for neighborhood ethnic change 2:00 PM Author(s): *Anita I Drever, Ph.D. - University of Tennessee Knoxville & Deutsches Institut fuer Wirtschaftsforschung Berlin William A.V. Clark, Ph.D. - University of California, Los Angeles Abstract Title: Mixed Neighborhoods, Parallel Lives? An investigation into whether residential proximity promotes inter-ethnic contact in German neighborhoods 2:20 PM Author(s): *Sara Metcalf - University Of Illinois Abstract Title: Exploring Spatial Disparity with an Agent-Based Model of Neighborhood Network Evolution Paper Session: 3523 Geographic Visualization and Spatial Analysis is scheduled on Thursday, 3/9/06, from 3:00 PM - 4:40 PM Organizer(s): Heejun Chang - Portland State University Dr. Frank Hardisty - University of South Carolina Chair(s): Heejun Chang - Portland State University 3:00 PM Author(s): *Christopher Uejio - University of Arizona Andrew C. Comrie - University of Arizona Abstract Title: Fundamental Niche of West Nile Virus Vector Mosquitoes at Telescoping Extents 3:20 PM Author(s): *Akiyoshi INASAKA - Department of Urban Engieering, the University of Tokyo Yukio SADAHIRO - Department of Urban Engieering, the University of Tokyo Abstract Title: Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Retail Distribution in Urban Space 3:40 PM Author(s): *Jung-Eun LEE - University of Tokyo Yukio SADAHIRO - University of Tokyo Abstract Title: Comparison of Two Surfaces by Evaluating Their Spatial Differences 4:00 PM Author(s): *Frank Hardisty - University of South Carolina Abstract Title: Using Cartograms for Geovisualization 4:20 PM Author(s): *Heejun Chang - Portland State University Joseph Poracsky - Portland State University Teresa L Bulman - Portland State University Paper Session: 3559 Models as Theory/Models as Explanation is scheduled on Thursday, 3/9/06, from 3:00 PM - 4:40 PM Organizer(s): Chris Fowler Chair(s): Chris Fowler 3:00 PM Author(s): *Luke R. Bergmann - University of Minnesota
  13. 13. Abstract Title: Theory by Modeling and Simulation: Moving Beyond Metaphorical Complexity 3:20 PM Author(s): *Catherine Dibble, PhD - University Of Maryland Abstract Title: Inference with Agent-Based Pandemic Models 3:40 PM Author(s): *Christopher S.. Fowler - University of Washington Abstract Title: An agent-based model of geographical economics and critiques from the field 4:00 PM Discussant: Amy Glasmeier - Pennsylvania State University 4:20 PM Discussant: Barry Wellar - University of Ottawa Discussant(s): Amy Glasmeier - Pennsylvania State University Barry Wellar - University of Ottawa Paper Session: 3629 Spatial Analysis and Modeling Plenary Lecture and Geographical Analysis Reception is scheduled on Thursday, 3/9/06, from 5:00 PM - 6:40 PM Organizer(s): Alan T. Murray - Ohio State University Chair(s): Alan T. Murray - Ohio State University 5:00 PM Introduction: Alan T. Murray - Ohio State University 5:10 PM Speaker: Kingsley E. Haynes - George Mason University Paper Session: 3658 Hydrologic modeling of watershed land use/cover change is scheduled on Thursday, 3/9/06, from 5:00 PM - 6:40 PM Organizer(s): Shixiong Hu - Dept. of Geography, East Stroudsburg University of PA Chansheng He - Western Michigan University Chair(s): Chansheng He - Western Michigan University 5:00 PM Author(s): *Chansheng He, Professor - Western Michigan University Thomas E Croley II - NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory Abstract Title: Modeling Dynamics of Nonpoint Source Pollution Loadings in the Saginaw Bay Watersheds by DLBRM 5:20 PM Author(s): *Yong Q Tian - University Of Massachusetts - Boston Ji-Young Kim - aEnvironmental Chemical Corporation, Otis ANGB, MA Abstract Title: Up-scaling the hydrological processes in grazing hill lands using Cellular Automata 5:40 PM Author(s): *Tao Tang, Associate Professor - Buffalo State College (SUNY College at Buffalo) Abstract Title: Coupling land use/land cover in a GIS distributed watershed model 6:00 PM Author(s): *Shixiong Hu - Dept. of Geography, East Stroudsburg University of PA Jeffrey W. Hardy - Department of Geography, East Stroudsburg University of PA Abstract Title: Modeling Hydrological and Geomorphic Processes in Paradise Creek
  14. 14. Watershed, PA 6:20 PM Author(s): *T Edwin Chow - University of Michigan - Flint Abstract Title: Scale Dependence of Rainfall-Runoff Model Paper Session: 4150 Linking Social and Ecological Systems I: Theory, Rationale and Necessity for integrating social and ecological systems is scheduled on Friday, 3/10/06, from 8:00 AM - 9:40 AM Organizer(s): Jane Southworth - University of Florida Dr. Perz Stephen - University of Florida Chair(s): Jane Southworth - University of Florida 8:00 AM Discussant: Dr. Perz Stephen - University of Florida 8:00 AM Discussant: Jane Southworth - University of Florida 8:00 AM Author(s): *Perz Stephen - University of Florida Jane Southworth - University of Florida Grenville Barnes - University of Florida Graeme Cumming - University of Florida Abstract Title: Infrastructure Change, Human Agency, and Resilience in Social- Ecological Systems 8:20 AM Author(s): *Richard J. Aspinall - Arizona State University Abstract Title: Coupled modelling of human and natural systems: the Global Land Project 8:40 AM Author(s): *W. Stuart Kirkham, Ph.D. - University of Maryland Baltimore County Abstract Title: Contesting an Invasive Species: Complexity Theory and Post-Structural Political Ecology 9:00 AM Author(s): *So-Min Cheong, Ph.D. - University of Kansas Abstract Title: Evolution of Integration 9:20 AM Discussant: Rinku Roy Chowdhury - University Of Miami 9:20 AM Discussant: Harini Nagendra - INDIANA UNIVERSITY - CIPEC Discussant(s): Dr. Perz Stephen - University of Florida Jane Southworth - University of Florida Rinku Roy Chowdhury - University Of Miami Harini Nagendra - INDIANA UNIVERSITY - CIPEC Paper Session: 4158 Geographic Profiling, Forensic Investigation and Crime Mapping is scheduled on Friday, 3/10/06, from 8:00 AM - 9:40 AM Organizer(s): Gregory A. Elmes - West Virginia University Michael Leitner - Louisiana State University Chair(s): Gregory A. Elmes - West Virginia University 8:00 AM Introduction: Michael Leitner - Louisiana State University
  15. 15. 8:05 AM Author(s): *Gregory A. Elmes - West Virginia University Ge Lin - West Virginia University Christine Titus - West Virginia University Abstract Title: Spatially-Integrated Forensic Science: Review and Prospect. 8:24 AM Author(s): *Michael Leitner - Louisiana State University Dan Helms - National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center – Rocky Mountain Ian Oldfield - Strategic Analysis Unit, Metropolitan Police Service, Territorial Policing Headquarters Derek Paulsen - Department of Criminal Justice and Police Studies, Eastern Kentucky University Abstract Title: Evaluating Geographic Profiling Models 8:43 AM Author(s): *Yongmei Lu - Texas State University - San Marcos Tamara T. Clunis - Texas State University - San Marcos Abstract Title: Spatiotemporal Patterns of Juvenile Offenses and Offenders in Dallas and Surrounding Area 9:02 AM Author(s): *Michael Anthony Walnoha - West Virginia University Abstract Title: Shoeprint Analysis: A GIS Application in Forensic Evidence 9:21 AM Author(s): *Ge Lin - West Virginia University Greg Elmes - West Virginia University Abstract Title: The Sources of Uncertainties in Crime Scene GIS Mapping Paper Session: 4250 Linking Social and Ecological Systems II: Governance and Tenure is scheduled on Friday, 3/10/06, from 10:00 AM - 11:40 AM Organizer(s): Jane Southworth - University of Florida Harini Nagendra - INDIANA UNIVERSITY – CIPEC Chair(s): Dr. Perz Stephen - University of Florida 10:00 AM Author(s): *Brian A Child - University of Florida Abstract Title: Governance and the Transformability of Socio-Ecological Systems in Southern Africa 10:20 AM Author(s): *Tadesse Kidane-Mariam - Edinboro University Of Pennsylvania Tadesse Kidane-Mariam, Ph.D - Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, department of Geosciences, PA, 16444 Abstract Title: The World Bank and Africa:Changing Paradigms and strategies of environmental and Habitat Management 10:40 AM Author(s): *Martha E. Geores, Professor - University of Maryland Abstract Title: Social Theory Takes a Walk in the Forest 11:00 AM Author(s): *Shanon P Donnelly - Indiana University Abstract Title: Islands of cooperation: legal structure and land cover in intentional communities in the Midwest United States 11:20 AM Author(s): *Jeffrey B Luzar, PhD student - ; School of Natural Resources and the Environment, Working Forest in the Tropics Program, University of Florida Grenville Barnes, Associate Professor - School of Forest Resources and Conservation,
  16. 16. University of Florida F. Kennedy Souza, Graduate Student - Center for Latin American Studies, Univesity of Florida; Federal University of Acre Abstract Title: Land Tenure and Land Use in the Trans-Oceanic Highway Corridor of the Southwestern Brazilian Amazon: Striking a Balance between Economic, Environmental and Social Policy Imperatives Paper Session: 4258 Geographic Profiling, Forensic Investigation and Crime Mapping II is scheduled on Friday, 3/10/06, from 10:00 AM - 11:40 AM Organizer(s): Gregory A. Elmes - West Virginia University Michael Leitner - Louisiana State University Chair(s): Ge Lin - West Virginia University 10:00 AM Introduction: Gregory A. Elmes - West Virginia University 10:10 AM Author(s): *Derek J Paulsen, Ph.D - Eastern Kentucky University Abstract Title: Using spatial diagnostics to improve geographic profiling results 10:30 AM Author(s): *Xiannian Chen - West Virginia University Abstract Title: Spatial crime analysis in Topeka, Kansas 10:50 AM Discussant: Michael Leitner - Louisiana State University 11:10 AM Discussant: Ge Lin - West Virginia University Paper Session: 4350 Linking Social and Ecological Systems III: Livelihoods is scheduled on Friday, 3/10/06, from 12:00 PM - 1:40 PM Organizer(s): Jane Southworth - University of Florida Rinku Roy Chowdhury - University Of Miami Chair(s): Harini Nagendra - INDIANA UNIVERSITY - CIPEC 12:00 PM Author(s): *Joel Hartter, PhD Student - Department of Geography, Land Use and Environmental Change Institute, Univeristy of Florida Abraham Goldman, PhD - Department of Geography Michael Binford, PhD - Department of Geography, Land Use and Environmental Change Institute, University Colin Chapman, PhD - Department of Anthropology and McGill School of Environment, McGill University Lauren Chapman, PhD - Biology Department, McGill University Jane Southworth, PhD - Department of Geography, Land Use and Environmental Change, University of Florida Abstract Title: Environmental Services and Hazards of Wetlands and Forest Patches in Western Uganda 12:20 PM Author(s): *Laura C. Schneider - Rutgers University Abstract Title: Advance and retreat: Land abandonment and plant invasions in an agricultural frontier. 12:40 PM Author(s): *Jennifer F. Brewer - Clark University Abstract Title: Ecosystem Based Fisheries Management: From Household Practice to
  17. 17. Federal Policy 1:00 PM Author(s): *Moushumi Chaudhury - University of Sussex Abstract Title: Negotiating Access: Micro-Politics in Medicinal Plant Trade in Nepal 1:20 PM Author(s): *Elizabeth S. Barron - Rutgers University Abstract Title: Protecting Resources, Protecting Livelihoods: Assessing Visitor Harvesting of Wild Morel Mushrooms in Two National Parks Paper Session: 4369 Landscape Ecology 3: Advances in Mapping and Modeling of Biotic Phenomena is scheduled on Friday, 3/10/06, from 12:00 PM - 1:40 PM Organizer(s): David Cairns - Texas A&M University John Kupfer - University of South Carolina Chair(s): David Cairns - Texas A&M University 12:00 PM Author(s): *Brenden McNeil - Syracuse University Jane Read - Syracuse University Charles Driscoll - Syracuse University Abstract Title: Henry Gleason meets hyperspectral remote sensing: the importance of species in detecting foliar nitrogen response to nitrogen deposition 12:20 PM Author(s): *Stephen McCauley - Clark University Abstract Title: Integrating Predictive Species Modeling with Land-use Variables and Land-cover Change Mapping in Support of Forest Vegetation Change Monitoring 12:40 PM Author(s): Jennifer Miller, Ph.D. - West Virginia University *Ben Gilmer - West Virginia University Abstract Title: A comparison of statistical models and accuracy measures for predictive vegetation models 1:00 PM Author(s): *John Kupfer - University of South Carolina Calvin Farris - University of Arizona Abstract Title: Incorporating spatial non-stationarity into predictive vegetation modeling: The use of geographically-weighted regression to model montane Ponderosa pine abundance Paper Session: 4450 Linking Social and Ecological Systems IV: Landscape level analysis and remote sensing is scheduled on Friday, 3/10/06, from 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM Organizer(s): Jane Southworth - University of Florida Dr. Perz Stephen - University of Florida Chair(s): Michael W. Binford - University of Florida 2:00 PM Author(s): *Jane Southworth, Associate Professor - University of Florida Michael Binford, Full Professor - University of Florida Joel Hartter - University of Florida Abraham Goldman, Associate professor - University of Florida Colin Chapman, Professor - McGill University
  18. 18. Lauren Chapman, Professor - McGill University Abstract Title: Linking social and ecological systems in Uganda: Interactions among Protected Areas, Land Cover Change, Land Use and Biodiversity 2:20 PM Author(s): *Rinku Roy Chowdhury - University Of Miami Abstract Title: Secondary succession in the southern Yucatan, Mexico: Landscape pattern, social dimensions and smallholder land use portfolios 2:40 PM Author(s): *Claudia M. Stickler - University of Florida Oriana T Almeida - Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia Ane A Alencar - Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia Oswaldo Carvalho Jr. - Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia Daniel C Nepstad - Woods Hole Research Center Abstract Title: Economic and ecological trade-offs in an expanding agro-industrial frontier: Policy scenarios and market opportunities in the southeastern Amazon's Xingu River headwaters 3:00 PM Author(s): *Tracy Van Holt - University of Florida Abstract Title: Fishing for Success in a Social-Ecological System in Southern Chile 3:20 PM Author(s): *Harini Nagendra - INDIANA UNIVERSITY - CIPEC Abstract Title: Forest Conservation in the South Asian Landscape: Patterns, Processes and Driving Forces Paper Session: 4469 Location science session in honor of Charles ReVelle is scheduled on Friday, 3/10/06, from 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM Organizer(s): Alan T. Murray - Ohio State University Timothy C. Matisziw - THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY Chair(s): Alan T. Murray - Ohio State University 2:00 PM Introduction: Alan T. Murray - Ohio State University 2:05 PM Author(s): *Timothy C. Matisziw - The Ohio State University Alan T. Murray - The Ohio State University Abstract Title: The Contributions of Professor Charles S. ReVelle 2:24 PM Author(s): *Michael J Kuby - Arizona State University Seow Lim - Arizona State University Christopher D Upchurch - University of Utah Abstract Title: Dispersion of Nodes Added to a Network 2:43 PM Author(s): *Arika Ligmann-Zielinska - San Diego State University Richard Church, PhD - University of California Santa Barbara Piotr Jankowski, PhD - San Diego State University Abstract Title: Density-Based Design Constraint for Compact and Contiguous Land Allocation 3:02 PM Author(s): *Mark W. Horner - Florida State University Abstract Title: Spatial Modeling for Hurricane Disaster Relief: Contextual Background and a Multi-Level Optimization Approach 3:21 PM Author(s): Samuel Ratick - Clark University *Jeffrey Osleeb - University of Connecticut
  19. 19. Abstract Title: A Mulltiobjective Hierarchical Maximal Covering Model for Siting Systems of Medical Facilities: With Application to Developing Countries Panel Session: 4514 Current status and trends in spatial statistics in geography. is scheduled on Friday, 3/10/06, from 4:00 PM - 5:40 PM Organizer(s): Ivan Cheung - Association of American Geographers Chair(s): Arthur Getis - San Diego State University Panelist(s): Keith Ord - Georgetown University Luc Anselin - University of Illinois Dr. Daniel A. Griffith - University of Texas @ Dallas Paper Session: 4533 Perspectives on Geographic Complexity 1: Validation of Land Change Models is scheduled on Friday, 3/10/06, from 4:00 PM - 5:40 PM Organizer(s): Peter J. Deadman - University of Waterloo Robert Gilmore Pontius, Jr. - Clark University Chair(s): Daniel G. Brown - University of Michigan 4:00 PM Author(s): *Alex Hagen-Zanker - Research Institute for Knowledge Systems Abstract Title: Evaluating the morphological quality of land use models 4:20 PM Author(s): *Tom Evans - Indiana University Abstract Title: Validation Approaches for Agent-based Models of Land Cover Change 4:40 PM Author(s): *Peter J. Deadman - University of Waterloo Abstract Title: Comparing the factors influencing land use change in Altamira, Brazil: An agent based modelling approach. 5:00 PM Author(s): *Robert Gilmore Pontius Jr - Clark University Robert Walker - Michigan State University Robert Yao-Kumah - Clark University Eugenio Arima - Michigan State University Stephen Aldrich - Michigan State University Abstract Title: Quantitative assessment for a model of Amazonian deforestation Paper Session: 4550 Linking Social and Ecological Systems V: Infrastructure and Connectivity is scheduled on Friday, 3/10/06, from 4:00 PM - 5:40 PM Organizer(s): Jane Southworth - University of Florida Dr. Perz Stephen - University of Florida Chair(s): Rinku Roy Chowdhury - University Of Miami 4:00 PM Author(s): *Robert T Walker, PhD - Michigan State University Alex Pfaff, PhD - Columbia University Eustaquio Reis, PhD - IPEA
  20. 20. Stephen Perz, PhD - University of Florida Eugenio Arima, PhD - Michigan State University and IMAZON Juan Robalino, PhD - Columbia University Marcellus Caldas, PhD - Michigan State University and UFBA Stephen Aldrich, MS - Michigan State University Carlos Souza, PhD - IMAZON Claudio Bohrer, PhD - Federal University Fluminense Abstract Title: Roads and Deforestation in the Amazon Basin 4:20 PM Author(s): *Michael W. Binford - Department of Geography, University of Florida Lin Cassidy - Department of Geography, University of florida John Felkner - National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago Robert M. Townsend - Department of Economics, University of Chicago Alan L. Kolata - Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago Jane Southworth - Department of Geography, University of Florida Abstract Title: How to study the combined domains of environment, economics, and social behavior in Thailand and Cambodia 4:40 PM Author(s): *Maitreyi Mandal - School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida Maitreyi Mandal - School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida Abstract Title: Spatial and Economic Analysis of the Urban sprawl at the wild land- urban interface: A case study from North Central Florida 5:00 PM Author(s): *Eugenio Y. Arima, PhD - Michigan State University Carlos Souza Jr., PhD - Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazonia Robert T Walker, PhD - Michigan State University Amintas Brandao - Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazonia Abstract Title: Simulating forest fragmentation in the Amazon: the case of Terra do Meio 5:20 PM Discussant: Dr. Perz Stephen - University of Florida 5:25 PM Discussant: Jane Southworth - University of Florida 5:30 PM Discussant: Rinku Roy Chowdhury - University Of Miami 5:35 PM Discussant: Harini Nagendra - INDIANA UNIVERSITY - CIPEC Discussant(s): Dr. Perz Stephen - University of Florida Jane Southworth - University of Florida Rinku Roy Chowdhury - University Of Miami Harini Nagendra - INDIANA UNIVERSITY - CIPEC Paper Session: 5133 Perspectives on Geographic Complexity 2: Institutions, Markets, and Policy is scheduled on Saturday, 3/11/06, from 8:00 AM - 9:40 AM Organizer(s): Peter J. Deadman - University of Waterloo Chair(s): Robert Gilmore Pontius, Jr. - Clark University 8:00 AM Author(s): *Shih-Kung Lai - Center for Land and Environmental Planning, National Taipei University Abstract Title: Origins of institutions in complex spatial systems
  21. 21. 8:20 AM Author(s): *Moira Zellner - University Of Michigan Abstract Title: Generating Policies for Sustainable Water Use in Complex Scenarios: An Integrated Land Use and Water Use Model of Monroe County, Michigan 8:40 AM Author(s): *Dawn C. Parker, Assistant Professor - George Mason University J. Gary Polhill, Research Scientist - Macaulay Institute, Aberdeen, Scotland Nicholas M. Gotts, Research Scientist - Macaulay Institute, Aberdeen, Scotland Abstract Title: Do Land Markets Matter? Preliminary results from the ELMM model 9:00 AM Author(s): *Darla K Munroe - Ohio State University Abstract Title: The complexities of exurban development: conceptualizing residential land conversion as a multilevel process. 9:20 AM Author(s): *Scott R. Heckbert - CSIRO Alex Smajgl - CSIRO Abstract Title: Policy Impact Modelling for the Great Barrier Reef Region Paper Session: 5233 Perspectives on Geographic Complexity 3: Theory and Techniques is scheduled on Saturday, 3/11/06, from 10:00 AM - 11:40 AM Organizer(s): Peter J. Deadman - University of Waterloo Daniel G. Brown - University of Michigan Chair(s): Paul Torrens - Arizona State University 10:00 AM Author(s): *Alison Heppenstall - University of Leeds Andrew Evans - University of Leeds Abstract Title: Constructing a Framework for the Analysis of Complex Geographical Systems 10:20 AM Author(s): *Helen Couclelis - University of California, Santa Barbara Abstract Title: Are people part of landscape dynamics? 10:40 AM Author(s): *Daniel G. Brown - University of Michigan Derek T. Robinson, M.S. - University of Michigan Li An, PhD - San Diego State University Abstract Title: Implications of Bottom-Up and Top-Down Empirical Observations for an Agent-Based Model of Residential Development 11:00 AM Author(s): *Derek T. Robinson - School of Natural Resources & Environment, Center for the Study of Complex Systems, University of Michigan Daniel G. Brown - School of Natural Resources & Environment, Center for the Study of Complex Systems, University of Michigan William S. Currie - School of Natural Resources & Environment Abstract Title: Linking Ecosystem and Land-Use Process Models: A Way Forward 11:20 AM Author(s): *Elizabeth Groff - Institute for Law and Justice and University of Maryland Abstract Title: Incorporating Space Into Agent-based Models: A Report on Implementing with ArcGIS' AgentAnalyst Toolbox
  22. 22. Paper Session: 5433 Perspectives on Geographic Complexity 4: Applications is scheduled on Saturday, 3/11/06, from 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM Organizer(s): Peter J. Deadman - University of Waterloo Paul Torrens - Arizona State University Chair(s): Peter J. Deadman - University of Waterloo 2:00 PM Author(s): *Wenwu Tang - University Of Iowa Dave Bennett - University Of Iowa Abstract Title: Simulating Risk-Avoidance Behavior of Elk In Northern Yellowstone Park By Using Evolutionary Neural Networks 2:20 PM Author(s): *Li An - San Diego State University Daniel G Brown - University of Michigan William Rand - Northwest University Abstract Title: Complexity Science in Support of Disaster Alleviation: Preferences, Places, and Promises 2:40 PM Author(s): *Yichun Xie, Professor - Eastern Michigan University Michael Batty, Professor - University College London Kang Zhao, Graduate Student - Eastern Michigan University Abstract Title: Modeling Urban Growth and Sustainability in a Desakota Area of China 3:00 PM Author(s): *Paul M Torrens, B.A. (Mod) Hons, M.A., M.A., Ph.D - Arizona State University Abstract Title: The complexity of crowds Paper Session: 5558 Fuzzy Mathematics and Geography is scheduled on Saturday, 3/11/06, from 4:00 PM - 5:40 PM Organizer(s): A-Xing Zhu - Univ of Wisconsin Dr. James E. Burt - University of Wisconsin – Madison Chair(s): A-Xing Zhu - Univ of Wisconsin 4:00 PM Author(s): Ademar Schmitz - Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina, Brazil *Ashley Morris - DePaul University Gregory Vert - University of Nevada, Reno Abstract Title: Strategies to Define the Topological Relation between Two Fuzzy Regions 4:18 PM Author(s): *Xun Shi - Dartmouth College Abstract Title: Aggregating operations in fuzzy soil mapping 4:36 PM Author(s): *A-Xing Zhu - Univ of Wisconsin Abstract Title: Mapping Landslide Susceptibility over the Three Gorges Area, China Using GIS, Expert Knowledge and Fuzzy Logic 4:54 PM Author(s): *James E. Burt - University of Wisconsin - Madison A-Xing Zhu - University of Wisconsin - Madison Mark Harrower - University of Wisconin - Madison Abstract Title: Visualizing Fuzzy Class Uncertainty Using Perception-based Color Models 5:12 PM Author(s): *Peter F Fisher - City University, London, UK Jo Wood - City University, London, UK
  23. 23. Tao Cheng - Hong Kong Polytechnic Univeristy Abstract Title: Higher order vagueness of geographical objects: An exploration of Type n fuzzy sets 5:30 PM Discussant: Frank Witlox - Ghent University

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