Big Spatial Data Analytics – Publications


Grinberger, A. Yair, Moritz Schott, Martin Raifer, Rafael Troilo, and Alexander Zipf. 2019. "Analyzing the spatio-temporal patterns and impacts of large-scale data production events in OpenStreetMap." September 16.
Herfort, Benjamin, Hao Li, Sascha Fendrich, Sven Lautenbach, and Alexander Zipf. 2019. "Mapping Human Settlements with Higher Accuracy and Less Volunteer Efforts by Combining Crowdsourcing and Deep Learning." Remote Sensing 11 (15): 1799.
Huang, Wei, Shishuo Xu, Yingwei Yan, and Alexander Zipf. 2019. "An exploration of the interaction between urban human activities and daily traffic conditions: A case study of Toronto, Canada." Cities 84 (January): 8–22.
Lee, Heera, Bumsuk Seo, Thomas Koellner, and Sven Lautenbach. 2019. "Mapping cultural ecosystem services 2.0 – Potential and shortcomings from unlabeled crowd sourced images." Ecological Indicators 96 (January): 505–15.
Mocnik, Franz-Benjamin, Christina Ludwig, A. Yair Grinberger, Clemens Jacobs, Carolin Klonner, and Martin Raifer. 2019. "Shared Data Sources in the Geographical Domain—A Classification Schema and Corresponding Visualization Techniques." ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information 8 (5): 242.
Raifer, Martin, Rafael Troilo, Fabian Kowatsch, Michael Auer, Lukas Loos, Sabrina Marx, Katharina Przybill, Sascha Fendrich, Franz-Benjamin Mocnik, and Alexander Zipf. 2019. "OSHDB: a framework for spatio-temporal analysis of OpenStreetMap history data." Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 4 (1): 3.
Yeboah, Godwin, Rafael Troilo, Vangelis Pitidis, and João Porto de Albuquerque. 2019. "Analysis of OpenStreetMap data quality at different stages of a participatory mapping process: Evidence from informal urban settings." September 16.
Zia, Mohammed, Ziyadin Cakir, and Dursun Zafer Seker. 2019. "Turkey OpenStreetMap Dataset - Spatial Analysis of Development and Growth Proxies." Open Geosciences 11 (1): 140–151.


Auer, Michael, and Alexander Zipf. 2018. "3D WebGIS: From Visualization to Analysis. An Efficient Browser-Based 3D Line-of-Sight Analysis." ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information 7 (7): 279.
Auer, Michael, Melanie Eckle, Sascha Fendrich, Fabian Kowatsch, Lukas Loos, Sabrina Marx, Martin Raifer, Moritz Schott, Raphael Troilo, and Alexander Zipf. 2018. "Ohsome – eine Plattform zur Analyse raumzeitlicher Entwicklungen von OpenStreetMap-Daten für intrinsische Qualitätsbewertungen." AGIT ‒ Journal Für Angewandte Geoinformatik, no. 4.
Auer, Michael, Melanie Eckle, Sascha Fendrich, Luisa Griesbaum, Fabian Kowatsch, Sabrina Marx, Martin Raifer, Moritz Schott, Rafael Troilo, and Alexander Zipf. 2018. "Towards Using the Potential of OpenStreetMap History for Disaster Activation Monitoring." In Proceedings of the 15th ISCRAM Conference. Rochester, NY, USA.
Kuo, Chiao-Ling, Ta-Chien Chan, I.-Chun Fan, and Alexander Zipf. 2018. "Efficient Method for POI/ROI Discovery Using Flickr Geotagged Photos." ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information 7 (3): 121.
Mobasheri, Amin, Alexander Zipf, and Louise Francis. 2018. "OpenStreetMap data quality enrichment through awareness raising and collective action tools—experiences from a European project." Geo-Spatial Information Science 21 (3): 234–46.
Mocnik, Franz-Benjamin, Amin Mobasheri, and Alexander Zipf. 2018. "Open source data mining infrastructure for exploring and analysing OpenStreetMap." Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards 3 (1): 7.
Mocnik, Franz-Benjamin, Amin Mobasheri, Luisa Griesbaum, Melanie Eckle, Clemens Jacobs, and Carolin Klonner. 2018. "A grounding-based ontology of data quality measures." JOURNAL OF SPATIAL INFORMATION SCIENCE 16: 1–25.
Noskov, Alexey, and Alexander Zipf. 2018. "Open-data-driven embeddable quality management services for map-based web applications." Big Earth Data 2 (4): 395–422.
Novack, Tessio, Robin Peters, and Alexander Zipf. 2018. "Graph-Based Matching of Points-of-Interest from Collaborative Geo-Datasets." ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information 7 (3): 117.
Yan, Yingwei, Chiao-Ling Kuo, Chen-Chieh Feng, Wei Huang, Hongchao Fan, and Alexander Zipf. 2018. "Coupling maximum entropy modeling with geotagged social media data to determine the geographic distribution of tourists." International Journal of Geographical Information Science 32 (9): 1699–1736.


Fan, Hongchao, Alexander Zipf, and Hangbin Wu. 2017. "Detecting repetitive structures on building footprints for the purposes of 3D modeling and reconstruction." International Journal of Digital Earth 10 (8): 785–97.
Jacobs, Clemens, and Alexander Zipf. 2017. "Completeness of citizen science biodiversity data from a volunteered geographic information perspective." Geo-Spatial Information Science 20 (1): 3–13.
Jonietz, David, Vyron Antonio, Linda See, and Alexander Zipf. 2017. "Highlighting Current Trends in Volunteered Geographic Information." ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information 6 (7): 202.
Mocnik, Franz-Benjamin, Alexander Zipf, and Martin Raifer. 2017. "The OpenStreetMap folksonomy and its evolution." Geo-Spatial Information Science 20 (3): 219–30.
Schultz, Michael, Janek Voss, Michael Auer, Sarah Carter, and Alexander Zipf. 2017. "Open land cover from OpenStreetMap and remote sensing." International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 63 (December): 206–13.


Jonietz, David, and Alexander Zipf. 2016. "Defining Fitness-for-Use for Crowdsourced Points of Interest (POI)." ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information 5 (9): 149.
Steiger, Enrico, Bernd Resch, João Porto de Albuquerque, and Alexander Zipf. 2016. "Mining and correlating traffic events from human sensor observations with official transport data using self-organizing-maps." Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 73 (December): 91–104.
Törnros, Tobias, Helen Dorn, Markus Reichert, Ulrich Ebner-Priemer, Hans-Joachim Salize, Heike Tost, Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, and Alexander Zipf. 2016. "A comparison of temporal and location-based sampling strategies for global positioning system-triggered electronic diaries." Geospatial Health, November.
Schwerin, Jennifer von, Heather Richards-Rissetto, Fabio Remondino, Maria Grazia Spera, Michael Auer, Nicolas Billen, Lukas Loos, Laura Stelson, and Markus Reindel. 2016. "Airborne LiDAR acquisition, post-processing and accuracy-checking for a 3D WebGIS of Copan, Honduras." Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 5 (February): 85–104.
Westerholt, Rene, Enrico Steiger, Bernd Resch, and Alexander Zipf. 2016. "Abundant Topological Outliers in Social Media Data and Their Effect on Spatial Analysis." PLOS ONE 11 (9): e0162360.
Yang, Anran, Hongchao Fan, Ning Jing, Yeran Sun, and Alexander Zipf. 2016. "Temporal Analysis on Contribution Inequality in OpenStreetMap: A Comparative Study for Four Countries." ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information 5 (1): 5.