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Yihong Yuan

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Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2013
Office:   ELA 322
Phone:  512.245.3208
Email:   y_y18@txstate.edu
Vita       HB2504 information
Personal Website: http://www.yuanyihong.com/
Research Interests: GIScience, Spatio-Temporal Data Mining, Big Geo-Data Analytics, Human Mobility Modeling, Urban Computing


Publications

Yuan, Y., Lu, Y., Chow, T. E., Ye, C., Alyaqout, A., Liu, Y. (forthcoming). The missing parts from social media enabled smart cities: who, where, when, and what? Annals of the Association of American Geographers.

Chow, T. E., Yuan, Y. (forthcoming). GIS APIs,  Geographic Information Science & Technology Body of Knowledge (digital book).

Yuan, Y., Mills, D. (forthcoming). Exploring urban dynamics from Bluetooth tracking data: a case study of Austin, Texas. In Proceedings of the International Cartographic Association (ICA), 1-6.

Yuan Y., Wang, X. (2018). Exploring the effectiveness of location-based social media in modeling user activity space: a case study of Weibo. Transactions in GIS, 22(4), 930-957.

Yuan, Y., Le Noc, M. (2018). Exploring urban mobility from taxi trajectories: a case study of Nanjing, China. In Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Data Science, Technology and Applications (DATA). SciTePress, 1-6.

Yuan Y., Wei, G., Lu, Y. (2018). Evaluating gender representativeness of location-based social media: a case study of Weibo. Annals of GIS, 24(3), 163-176.

Yuan Y., Liu, Y., Wei, G. (2017). Exploring inter-country connection in mass media: a case study of China. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 62, 86-96.

Yuan, Y. (2017). Modeling inter-country connection from geotagged news reports: a time-series analysis. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) (pp. 183–190). Springer.

Yuan, Y. (2017). Exploring spatial decay effect in mass media and social media: a case study of China. In D. A. Griffith, Y. Chun, & D. J. Dean (Eds.), Advances in GeoComputation. Springer, ISBN: 978-3-319-22786-3, 1-8.

Yuan, Y., Raubal, M. (2016). Analyzing the distribution of human activity space from mobile phone usage - an individual and urban-oriented study. International Journal of Geographic Information Science, 30(8), 1594-1621.

Yuan, Y., Raubal, M. (2016). Exploring georeferenced mobile phone datasets - a literature survey. Geography Compass, 10(6), 239-252.

Yuan, Y., Medel, M. (2016). Exploring international travel behavior from geotagged photos: a case study of Flickr. PloS ONE, 11(5).

Ahas, R., Anto, A., Yuan, Y., Raubal, M., Smoreda, Z., Yu, L., Ziemlicki, C., Tiru, M., Zook, M. (2015). Everyday space-time geographies: using mobile phone based sensor data to monitor urban activity in Harbin, Paris and Tallinn. International Journal of Geographic Information Science, 29(11), 496-520.

Yuan, Y., Raubal, M. (2014). Measuring similarity of mobile phone user trajectories - a spatio-temporal edit distance method. International Journal of Geographic Information Science, 28(3), 496-520.

Yuan, Y., Raubal, M., Liu, Y. (2012). Correlating mobile phone usage and travel behavior – a case study of Harbin, China. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 36(2), 118-130.

Liu, Y., Yuan, Y., Xiao, D., Zhang, Y., Hu, J. (2010). A point set based approximation for areal objects - case study of representing localities. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 34(1), 28-39.


Courses Taught:

Geo3411: Maps and Mapmaking
Geo4427: GIS Design and Implementation
Geo4422/5408: Web Mapping
Geo5419: Geographic Information Systems II (Python Programming in GIS)