ISPRS Technical Commission IV

Spatial Information Science


Sisi Zlatanova, PresidentSisi Zlatanova
UNSW Built Environment
University of New South Wales
Red Centre Building
Kensington Campus
Sydney NSW 2052
+61 4 2449 2894


Vice President

Maria Antonia Brovelli, Vice PresidentMaria Antonia Brovelli
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Politecnico di Milano
P.zza Leonardo da Vinci 32
20133 Milan
+39 02 2399624



Hao WU, SecretaryHao WU
National Geomatics Center of China
28 Lianhuachi West Road
Haidian District
Beijing 100830
+86 10 63881018


Terms of Reference

  • Strengthen the work on multidimensional spatial modelling and interoperability towards seamless data fusion.
  • Advance the investigation and research on open data and open software to support wither collaboration and foster advanced experimentation.
  • Intensify the research on spatial analysis, data quality, uncertainty modelling and artificial intelligence towards more advanced analytical tools. 
  • Encourage the use of high-performance, reliable, and knowledge-based techniques for geo-computation and geo-simulation towards development of demos and applications for modelling of complex space-time processes.
  • Advance the research on crowdsourced data, internet of things, and public participation, towards community-driven and participatory intelligent systems.
  • Strengthen the research on indoor/outdoor location-based services, navigation and tracking, and mobility towards seamless applications and analytics.
  • Advance the research on spatial data types, indexing methods and analysis to further contribute to development of spatial SQL and no-SDL DBMS, cloud databases and date lakes for management and analysis of multi-dimensional data.
  • Advance visual analytics and online multi-dimensional, virtual/augmented and mixed reality visualizations on different platforms towards advanced human-centered applications.
  • Advance knowledge on use of spatial information (BIM/GIS/sensors) for urban modelling and creating spatially enabled Digital Twins.
  • Advance the research in understanding and modelling human behaviours towards sustainable decision making and planning.
  • Encourage the use of spatial information in different fields such as health, heritage, and disaster management towards improving domain specific technology and applications.
  • Strengthen the research on global mapping, big geospatial data to support the UN SDG.

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