March 18 and 19 for the Conference Days

VENUE: Sanjo Conference Hall, 2F, Hongo Campus, the University of Tokyo

(The main hall is on the 2nd floor. The lunch will be served on the first basement floor. The banquet will be held on the 1st floor. No smoking space is available inside the building, but there some outside, which will be informed on-site. Eating and drinking is not allowed in the main hall. Participants should not take any cups of drinks into the hall. Drinks will be available in the open space just next to the hall. )

The instruction for oral and poster presentations is available at the bottom of this program.


Wednesday, March 18

9:20-9:50: Welcome Coffee and Tea Time and Registration

9:50-10:00 Opening Greeting

²  A video message from the ICA Secretary-General and Treasure László Zentai

²  A video message from the ICA President Georg Gartner

10:00-10:30 Keynote Talk:

Evolution of Cartography in Internet and Ubiquitous Environments (Abstract)

Takashi Morita (Hosei Univ., Japan, Former Vise-President of ICA)

10:35-11:55 Session (A): Mapping in Social Media and Big Data (4 talks)

Chair: Masatoshi Arikawa (The Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)

(A1)    Internet mapping and location-based service in social media games (Abstract)
Rex Cammack (University of Nebraska Omaha, United States)

(A2)    Mapping web pages by Internet Protocol (IP) addresses: Analyzing spatial and temporal characteristics of web search engine results (Abstract, Full paper)
Ming-Hsiang Tsou and Daniel Lusher (San Diego State University, United States)

(a3)   Visualization of disseminated disaster information at rural mountainous areas in Thailand (Abstract)
Akira Kodaka and Akiyuki Kawasaki (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

(a4)   Detecting sudden rises in traffic demand based on route search request logs (AbstractExtended Abstract)
Kohei Ota, Reimi Ishimura and Naoki Nozu (NAVITIME JAPAN CO., LTD., Japan)

12:00-12:50 Session (B): Use of Maps and Mapping (3 talks)

Chair: Qingyun Du (Wuhan Univesity, China)

(B1)     Variation in the use of maps on the web: An empirical analysis of web survey data (Abstract)
Yoshiki Wakabayashi (Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan)

(b2)   Touch Survey: Comparison with paper and web questionnaires for community mapping (AbstractFull paper)
Tomoyo Sasao, Shinichi Konomi, Masatoshi Arikawa and Hideyuki Fujita (CSIS, the University of Tokyo, Japan)

(b3)   Features of map signboards for city communication (AbstractFull paper)
Ruochen Si and Masatoshi Arikawa (CSIS, The University of Tokyo, Japan)

12:50-13:00 Group Photo

13:00-14:00 Lunch (at the room 002 and the restaurant on the first basement floor)

14:10-15:50 Session (C): 3D and Real-Time Sensing (5 talks)

Chair: Ming-Hsiang Tsou (San Diego State University, United States)

(C1)     Location-based sabo infrastructure monitoring (AbstractFull paper)
Masafumi Nakagawa, Hiroki Mito, Konosuke Kataoka (Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan), Yasuaki Noda, Kazuyuki Hashimoto, Masaya Ito and Masahiro Miyo(Watanabe Engineering Co., Ltd., Japan)

(C2)     Collection and utilization of real-time geographic information for road management by local governments (Abstract)
Toshikazu Seto, Yoshihide Sekimoto, Yuki Fukushima (CSIS, the University of Tokyo, Japan), Kenji Sato and Koichi Yagi (BumpRecorder Co., Ltd., Japan)

(c3)   Fusion of airborne LiDAR data and satellite SAR data for building classification (AbstractFull paper)
Tatsuya Yamamoto and Masafumi Nakagawa (Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan)

(C4)  High-resolutional topographic survey using small UAV and SfM-MVS technologies in hardly accessible area (AbstractFull paper)
Hiroyuki Obanawa (Chiba University, Japan) and Yuichi Hayakawa (CSIS, the University of Tokyo, Japan)

(C5)  Mapping cliff face changes around a waterfall using terrestrial laser scanning and UAS-based SfM-MVS photogrammetry (AbstractFull paper)
Yuichi Hayakawa (CSIS, the University of Tokyo, Japan) and Hiroyuki Obanawa (Chiba University, Japan)

15:50-16:10 Tea Break (20min)

16:10-16:50 Session (D): Web Mapping and its Applications (2 talks)

Chair: Rex Cammack (University of Nebraska Omaha, United States)

(D1)    Tile-based web mapping for the era of open data (Abstract)
Hidenori Fujimura, Hiroyuki Ito, Shuhei Kojima and Hirofumi Kanda (Geospatial Information Authority of Japan, Japan)

(d2)   Remote sensing and Web-GIS for visualizing and analyzing urban land-use/cover changes (Abstract)
Ronald Estoque, Ko Ko Lwin and Yuji Murayama (University of Tsukuba, Japan)


²  Group Photo

²  Setting posters in the banquet room on the 1st Floor

17:30-19:30 Banquet and Poster Session at the 1st floor of Sanjo Conference Hall

²  Welcome Greeting from Takashi Oguchi, Director of Center for Spatial Information Science (CSIS), the University of Tokyo

Session (p): Poster Session [Core time: 18:00-19:00] at the Banquet

²  6 poster presentations at the banquet

(p1)      Study on modeling and representation of indoor maps (Abstract)
Shen Ying, Liping Zhu, Huizhe Su (School of Resource and Environmental Sciences, Wuhan University, China), Xiaohang Cao (NavInfo Co., Ltd., China), Yurong Gao (Wuhan Geotechnical Engineering and Surveying Institute, China)

(p2)      A new search strategy for m-closest keywords query by using dynamically-created grid partitioning over spatial datasets (Abstract)
Yuan Qiu, Hui Zhai, Dang Hoang Anh, Tadashi Ohmori, Hideyuki Fujita and Takahiko Shintani (Graduate School of Information System, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan)

(p3)      The observation using small UAV and SfM for landslide site (Abstract)
Kageaki Inoue, Hiroyuki Obanawa and Josaphat Tetuko Sri Sumantyo (Chiba University, Japan)

(p4)      Applicability of geotagged SNS data as an information source about local cultures: Case study on dialects and food cultures in Japan (Abstract)
Takashi Kirimura (CSIS, the University of Tokyo, Japan)

(p5)      The remote sensing data user profile for personalized recommendation (Abstract)
Xiaoxia Yang, Ronghao Yang, Shaoda Li (Key Laboratory of Geoscience Spatial Information Technology, Ministry of Land and Resources of the P.R. China, Chengdu University of Technology, China) and Yan Zhou (School of Resources and Environment, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China)

(p6)      The designing and mapmaking of the image-silk map of Guangzhou (AbstractExtended Abstract)
He Zongyi (School of Resources and Environmental Science, Wuhan University, China)


Thursday, March 19

9:30-10:50 Session (E): Theoretical Cartography for Geospatial IT Society (4 talks)

Chair: Takashi Morita (Hosei Univ., Japan)    

(E1)     Portrayal capability in the geospatial information technology tool kit (gittok) (AbstractFull paper)
Morishige Ota (Kokusai Kogyo Co., Ltd., Japan)

(e2)   Map symbol and map symbolization sharing based on DCOM (AbstractExtended Abstract)
Lin Li, Zhonghai Yu and Yongbin Tan (School of Resources and Environmental Science, Wuhan University, China

(E3)  A new ubiquitous computing paradigm based on Geo-AR system (Abstract)
Qingyun Du (Wuhan University, China)

(E4)  Evolution of the relationship between maps and geographical thinking from ancient to modern China (Abstract)
Qingwen Qi (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)

10:50-11:20 Coffee Break (30min)

11:20-12:40 Session (F): Mapping and Knowledge Management (3 talks)

Chair: Morishige Ota (Kokusai Kogyo Co., Ltd., Japan)

(f1)   Cooperative framework for hydropower development in an international river (Abstract)
Seemanta S. Bhagabati and Akiyuki Kawasaki (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

(f3)   A study of instance-level geographic knowledge inference framework (Abstract)
Tan Yongbin, Zhu Haihong and Li Lin (Wuhan University, China)

(F4)   Towards a web processing service for object-based cadastral information collection: a case study of Iran (AbstractFull paper)
Amin Mobasheri (Department of Computer Engineering, Khavaran Institute of Higher Education, Iran), Hossein Vahidi (Keio University, Japan), Mohammad Sharif (Department of Geospatial Information Systems, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran) and Wanglin Yan (Keio University, Japan)

12:50-13:50 Lunch (at the room 002 and the restaurant on the first basement floor)

14:00-15:00 Session (G): Remote Sensing and Modelling (2 talks)

Chair: Harumichi Yamada (Tokyo Keizai,Univ., Japan)

(G1)    Land use analysis using time series of vegetation index derived from satellite remote sensing in Brantas River watershed of East Java, Indonesia (AbstractFull paper)
Kunihiko Yoshino (University of Tsukuba, Japan), Yudi Setiawan (Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia) and Eikichi Shima(Kitasato University, Japan)

(G2)    Mangrove mapping and change detection using multi-temporal landsat imagery in Hai Phong City, Vietnam (AbstractFull paper)
Tien Dat Pham and Kunihiko Yoshino (School of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba, Japan)

15:00-16:00 Session (H): Map Visualization (3 talks)

Chair: Yoshiki Wakabayashi (Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan)

(H1)  Landmark-aware map deformation using graph drawing techniques (AbstractFull paper)
Fumiya Sato, Hsiang-Yun Wu, Shigeo Takahashi and Masatoshi Arikawa (University of Tokyo, Japan)

(H2)  Visualization of loss and recovery of inter-enterprise transaction by the Great East Japan Earthquake using the inter-enterprise transaction Big Data (Abstract)
Yuki Akiyama (Earth Observation Data Integration and Fusion Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, Japan)

(H3)  Towards human-centered mobile mappings: Methodologies and implementations (Abstract)
Min Lu and Masatoshi Arikawa (CSIS, University of Tokyo, Japan)

16:00-16:30 Closing Session

²  Open Discussion and Concluding Remarks from the chairs of the ICA three commissions:

lUbiquitous Mapping, Chair, Masatoshi Arikawa (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

lTheoretical Cartography, Chair, Qingyun Du (Wuhan University, China)

lMaps and the Internet, Chair, Rex Cammack (University of Nebraska Omaha, United States)



[A capital letter in the presentation code such as (A1) means a REGULAR talk as 15min talk and 5min discussion.]
[A lower letter in the presentation code such as (a3) means a SHORT talk as 12min talk and 3min discussion.]
[The letter “p” in the presentation code such as (p5) means a POSTER presentation.]

(An LCD projector and a notebook computer with Windows 7 will be provided by the local organizers for oral presentations. Presenters can use the provided notebook computer or your own laptop computers. If you will use your own computer for the presentation, please check its connection with the LCD projector before the session.

The poster session will be heldon the 1st floor as a main event of the banquet on Wednesday. Posters are supposed to be set on the panels before the banquet [17:30-19:30] or the poster session [18:00-18:40]. The poster presenters should stay near the poster to explain their posters and discuss with participants during the core time from 18:00 to 18:40. The print dimension maximum for standard POSTERS is 90cm L (horizontal) x 120cm H (vertical). Posters should be configured to hang vertically.)

[Last updated on Mar. 14 at 23:00JST by CIU2015 Office]