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Research publications

Here you can read and download some of our research which is published at conferences or in journals and books.

The publications are set out in the following categories:

- 3D and height
- Automatic change detection
- Cartographic generalisation
- Data acquisition: capturing and processing data
- Enriching the content of place-based information
- The linked data web
- User needs and usability
- Data quality

3D and height

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Height integration at the coastal zonePDF
Integrated Coastal Zone – Data Research Project (ICZMap®)

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Moving Towards 3D: from a National Mapping Agency PerspectivePDF on the CiteSeerX website
Quantifying and visualising the uncertainty in 3D building model walls using terrestrial lidar dataPDF
Quality Assessment of 3D Building Data by 3D Surface MatchingPDF on the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing website
Automatic height attribute assignment for building polygons: City modeling with level of detail zeroPDF
Data quality in 3D: Gauging quality measures from users’ requirementsPDF on the Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) website
The Building Blocks of User-Focused 3D City ModelsDownload from the ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information website

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Improving the update of geospatial information databases from imagery using semi-automated change-detection and user-guidance techniquesPDF
An Automated Change Detection System: Making Change Detection Applicable to a Production EnvironmentPDF

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Cartographic generalisation

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A Strategy for Collapsing OS Integrated Transport Network™ dual carriagewaysPDF
Seeing the Wood from the Trees: Generalising OS MasterMap® Tree Coverage Polygons to Woodland at 1:50 000 ScalePDF

The role of modern cartography in Ordnance Survey

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Spatial structures to support automatic generalisationPDF
Generalising OS Mastermap® Topographic buildings and ITN road centerlines to 1:50 000 scale using a spatial hierachy of agents, triangulation and topographyPDF
Towards a Data Model for Update Propagation in multi-resolution digital landscape modelPDF
Towards an Interoperable Web Generalisation Services FrameworkPDF
A study on the state-of-the-art in automated map generalisation implemented in commercial out-of-the-box softwarePDF
A Review of the Clarity Generalisation Platform and the Customisations Developed at Ordnance Survey ResearchPDF
Methodologies for the evaluation of generalised data derived with commercial available generalisation systemsPDF
Automatic Amalgamation of Buildings for Producing Ordnance Survey 1:50 000 scale mapsPDF
Building on Past Achievements: Generalising OS MasterMap® Rural Buildings to 1:50 000PDF
Conflict Identification and Representation for roads based on a SkeletonPDF
Partition and Conquer: Improving WEA-Based Coastline GeneralisationPDF
Towards a Generic Cluster- Based Approach for the Automated Initial Load and Update of Derived Spatial DatasetsPDF
Generalisation of RoadsPDF
Generalisation Log for Managing and Utilising a Multi-Representation Spatial Database in Map ProductionPDF

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Data acquisition: capturing and processing data

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UAV ‘Salience’ for GIS Missions: Augmenting Waypoint Navigation with Neurally Processed, Gabor Filter-Bank OutputsPDF
Extracting Linear Cartographic Features from High Resolution Aerial ImagesPDF
Quantifying Interpolation Errors in Urban Airborne Laser Scanning ModelsPDF
Image interpretation through problem segmentation for very high resolution dataPDF
The Importance of Understanding Error in Lidar Digital Elevation ModelsPDF
Updating Maps in a Well-Mapped Country Using High Resolution Satelitte ImageryPDF
Investigating the Spatial Structure of Error in Digital Surface Models Derived from Laser Scanning DataPDF
Geometric validation of imagery and products from a high and products from a high performance airborne digital sensor

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Super-resolution mapping of rural land cover objects from fine spatial resolution satellite sensor imageryPDF
Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry at Ordnance Survey in the 21st CenturyPDF
Urban Remote Sensing – The Use of LiDAR in the Creation of Urban ModelsPDF
Sub-pixel mapping of rural land cover objects from fine spatial resolution satellite sensor imagery using super-resolution pixel-swappingPDF
Applying a Wavelet Method and LINDA for Extracting Detailed Cartographic Features from High Resolution ImagesPDF
A 'primitive' view of image interpretation for automated mappingPDF
An optimised semi-automated methodology for populating a national land use datasetPDF
Harnessing visual attention with machine reasoning to improve the efficiency of production procedures: An account of research in progressPDF
Image Primitives: Automating Image Interpretation Procedures in Topographic Map ProductionPDF
The Challenge of Integrating Automated Data Capture Into a Production EnvironmentPDF
Visual saliency as an aid to updating digital mapsPDF
Computer Vision Techniques for Traffic Flow ComputationPDF
A semi-automatic method for detecting changes to Ordnance Survey Topographic data in rural environmentsPDF

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Enriching the content of place-based information

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From Hide and Seek to ARQuake: Considering the Challenges of Location-Based GamingPDF
Path Integration: Issues concerning the integration of data suitable for the leisure userPDF
Sharing Feature Based Geographic Information - A Data Model PerspectivePDF

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The linked data web

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RAGLD: The Rapid Assembly of Geospatial Linked Data applicationsPDF

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User needs and usability

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“The Invisible GIS” – Technology Convergence to make future GI user friendlyPDF
Getting from Cognition to Collection: Data provision for usable modelsPDF
User-centred GI: hearing the voice of the customerPDF
Contextual geographies and children’s wireless soundscapesPDF
Visual saliency as an aid to updating digital mapsPDF
Mobile Bristol 'A New Sense of Place?’ projectPDF
The Influence of Scale, Context and Spatial Preposition in Linguistic Topology

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Maps Beyond Diagrams: Real-World Spatial Orientation

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Harnessing visual attention with machine reasoning to improve the efficiency of production procedures: An account of research in progress

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Combining qualitative methods for assessing geographic information usabilityPDF
Usability of geographic information – factors identified from qualitative analysis of task-focused user interviewsDownload from the ScienceDirect website
Usability of Geographic Information; Current Challenges and Future DirectionsDownload from the ScienceDirect website
Identifying Built-up Areas for 2011 Census Out-putsPDF on the International Cartographic Association website
Introducing PEGI: a usability process for the practical evaluation of geographic informationDownload from the ScienceDirect website
Usability of geographic information – factors identified from task-focused user interviewsPDF on the International Cartographic Association website
Exploring the Usability of Geographic Information: A Grounded Theory AnalysisDownload from the University College London website
When Maps Go Bad: Exploring the Interaction between software and data usabilityDownload from the Academia.edu website
Assessing geographic data usability in analytical contexts: Undertaking sensitivity analysis of geospatial processesPDF

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Data quality

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Data Quality and Spatial Cognition: the perspective of a National Mapping AgencyPDF
Vector data quality : a data provider’s perspectivePDF
Data quality in the integration and analysis of data from multiple sources: some research challengesPDF

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