ACM Transactions on

Spatial Algorithms and Systems (TSAS)

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Matching Labels and Markers in Historical Maps

In this article, we present an algorithmic system for determining the proper correspondence between place markers and their labels in historical maps. We assume that the locations of place markers (usually pictographs) and labels (pieces of text) have already been determined -- either algorithmically or by hand -- and we want to match the labels to... (more)

On Local Expert Discovery via Geo-Located Crowds, Queries, and Candidates

Local experts are critical for many location-sensitive information needs, and yet there is a research gap in our understanding of the factors... (more)

Online Spatial Event Forecasting in Microblogs

Event forecasting from social media data streams has many applications. Existing approaches focus on forecasting temporal events (such as elections and sports) but as yet cannot forecast spatiotemporal events such as civil unrest and influenza outbreaks, which are much more challenging. To achieve spatiotemporal event forecasting, spatial features... (more)

Personalized Group Recommender Systems for Location- and Event-Based Social Networks

Location-Based Social Networks (LBSNs) such as Foursquare, Google+ Local, and so on, and Event-Based Social Networks (EBSNs) such as Meetup, Plancast,... (more)


About TSAS

ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems (TSAS) is a new scholarly journal that publishes high-quality papers on all aspects of spatial algorithms and systems and closely related disciplines. It has a multi-disciplinary perspective spanning a large number of areas where spatial data is manipulated or visualized (regardless of how it is specified - i.e., geometrically or textually), such
as: geography, geographic information systems (GIS), geospatial and spatiotemporal databases, spatial and metric indexing, location-based services, web-based spatial applications, geographic information retrieval (GIR), spatial reasoning and mining, security and privacy, as well as the related visual computing areas of computer graphics, computer vision, solid modeling, and visualization where the spatial, geospatial, and spatiotemporal data is central.  READ MORE

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Publication Years 2015-2016
Publication Count 24
Citation Count 8
Available for Download 24
Downloads (6 weeks) 233
Downloads (12 Months) 2200
Downloads (cumulative) 3000
Average downloads per article 125
Average citations per article 0
First Name Last Name Award
Chang-Tien Lu ACM Distinguished Member (2015)
Timoleon Sellis ACM Senior Member (2008)
Cyrus Shahabi ACM Distinguished Member (2009)

First Name Last Name Paper Counts
Maria Damiani 2
Lars Kulik 2
Dieter Pfoser 2
Fabio Valdes 1
Wouter Meulemans 1
Mauro Negri 1
Benedikt Budig 1
Wei Niu 1
Alexandros Efentakis 1
Pankaj Agarwal 1
Salles Magalhães 1
Timos Sellis 1
Kyle Hickmann 1
Carola Wenk 1
Bettina Speckmann 1
Peter Scheuermann 1
Cyrus Shahabi 1
Feng Chen 1
Wangchien Lee 1
Karthik Pillai 1
Juan Banda 1
Petrus Martens 1
Stylianos Sideridis 1
Alex Beutel 1
Yi Yu 1
Preeti Goel 1
Sara Migliorini 1
Martin Nöllenburg 1
Elisa Bertino 1
Chung Kuo 1
Nikos Pelekis 1
Sadao Obana 1
Karine Zeitouni 1
André Van Renssen 1
Liang Zhao 1
Denian Yang 1
Claudio Silvestri 1
Marcus Andrade 1
Suhua Tang 1
Janne Kovanen 1
Mohammed Ali 1
Sarana Nutanong 1
Leyla Kazemi 1
Mark Mckennney 1
Andreas Gemsa 1
Jan Haunert 1
Thomas Van Dijk 1
Rafal Angryk 1
Berkay Aydin 1
Chaulio Ferreira 1
Georgios Skoumas 1
Thomas Mølhave 1
Ralf Güting 1
Kotagiri Ramamohanarao 1
Egemen Tanin 1
Giuseppe Pelagatti 1
Hien To 1
Alexander Wolff 1
Huiju Hung 1
Christodoulos Efstathiades 1
Dustin Kempton 1
Gabriel Ghinita 1
Roger Frye 1
Dai That 1
Changtien Lu 1
Naren Ramakrishnan 1
Anastasios Kyrillidis 1
Mahmuda Ahmed 1
Brittany Fasy 1
Sanjay Purushotham 1
Panagiotis Tampakis 1
Roger Zimmermann 1
Tapani Sarjakoski 1
Iulian Popa 1
Kevin Buchin 1
Alberto Belussi 1
Zhijiao Liu 1
James Caverlee 1
Wm Franklin 1
Yannis Theodoridis 1

Affiliation Paper Counts
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology 1
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1
Montana State University - Bozeman 1
University of Massachusetts Boston 1
Duke University 1
Purdue University 1
Universitat Osnabruck 1
Swinburne University of Technology 1
University of Texas at San Antonio 1
University at Albany State University of New York 1
Carnegie Mellon University 1
Microsoft 1
Stanford University 1
University of Texas at Austin 1
Universita Ca' Foscari Venezia 1
City University London 1
City University of Hong Kong 1
Academia Sinica Taiwan 1
National University of Singapore 1
Northwestern University 1
FernUniversitat in Hagen 2
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville 2
Karlsruher Institut fur Technologie 2
Pennsylvania State University 2
Ethniko Metsovio Polytechnico 2
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven 2
University of Electro-Communications 2
Universita degli Studi di Verona 2
Universita degli Studi di Milano 2
Research Organization of Information and Systems National Institute of Informatics 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 2
Politecnico di Milano 2
Julius-Maximilians-Universitat Wurzburg 3
George Mason University 3
Tulane University 3
Universidade Federal de Vicosa 3
Universite de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines 3
Texas A and M University System 3
University of Southern California 4
Panepistimion Pireos 4
Georgia State University 4
University of Melbourne 5

ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems (TSAS) - Regular Papers and SIGSPATIAL Paper

Volume 2 Issue 4, November 2016 Regular Papers and SIGSPATIAL Paper
Volume 2 Issue 3, October 2016
Volume 2 Issue 2, July 2016 Invited Papers from ACM SIGSPATIAL
Volume 2 Issue 1, April 2016

Volume 1 Issue 2, November 2015
Volume 1 Issue 1, August 2015 Inaugural Issue
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