ISPRS - Technical Commission IV

Spatial Information Science




President  

Sisi ZlatanovaSisi Zlatanova
3D Geoinformation, Urbanism
Architecture and the Built Environment
Delft University of Technology
Julianalaan 134
2628 BL, Delft
The Netherlands
+31 152782714


Vice-President  

Suzana DragicevicSuzana Dragicevic
Spatial Analysis and Modeling Laboratory
Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, V5A1S6,
Canada
+1 778 782 4621
+1 778 782 5841


Secretary  

George SitholeGeorge Sithole
School of Architecture and Planning and Geomatics
Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
University of Cape Town
7701 Rondebosch
Cape Town
South Africa
+27 21 650 3576
+27 21 650 3572


Terms of Reference

Considering the state of the art in Spatial Information Science and the ISPRS TC IV 2012-2016 resolution, we define the following ToF:

  • Strengthen the work on multidimensional spatial model and representations towards seamless data fusion (WG1)
  • Advance the semantic modelling, development and linking of ontologies (WG2)
  • Intensify the research data interpretation, quality and uncertainty modeling (WG3)
  • Strengthen the research on crowdsourced data and public participation, towards community-driven and participatory applications, collaborative mapping and use/usability of maps (WG 4)
  • Stringent the research on seamless indoor/outdoor location-based services, navigation and tracking, and analysis of human movement (WG5)
  • Advance interoperable Internet of Things, Sensor web, SDI and linked data (WG6)
  • Advance the research on spatial data types, indexing methods and analysis to further contribute to development of spatial DBMS for management and analysis of multi-dimensional data (WG7)
  • Encourage the use of functional programming and streaming algorithms in development of demos and applications as well as parallel and distributed processing paradigms. (WG8)
  • Advance visual analytics, online multi-dimensional visualization on mobile and desktop devices, considering human-centered applications, privacy and security issues (WG9)
  • Advance knowledge on use of spatial information (BIM/GIS) for urban modelling (WG10)