publications

 

selected fully refereed articles

Edited Books and Journal Issues:

S. Nittel, A. Labrinidis and A. Stefanidis (Eds.), 2008. Advances in GeoSensor Networks, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, Vol. 4540 (272 pages).

G. Mountrakis & A. Stefanidis (Eds.), 2008. Special Issue on "Use of Artiificial intelligence Techniques in Remote Sensing”, Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, Vol. 74, No. 10.

A. Stefanidis and S. Nittel (Eds.), 2004. GeoSensor Networks, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL (296 pages).

P. Agouris and A. Stefanidis (Eds.), 1999. Integrated Spatial Databases: Digital Images and GIS, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, Vol. 1737 (317 pages).


Published Chapters in Books:

A. Stefanidis, A. Crooks, J. Radzikowski, A. Croitoru & M. Rice, 2012. Social Media and the Emergence of Open-Source Geospatial Intelligence,  in Socio-Cultural Dynamics  and Global Security (C. Tucker and R. Tomes, eds.), USGIF, in press.

A. Stefanidis, 2010. GeoSensor Networks and Sensor Web: The Move Towards Systems of Sensor Systems, in Advanced Geoinformation Science (C. Yang et al., eds.), CRC Press, pp. 64-69.

A. Croitoru, P. Agouris & A. Stefanidis, 2010. Still and Motion Image Analysis, in Advanced Geoinformation Science (C. Yang et al., eds.), CRC Press, pp. 172-194.

S. Nittel, A. Labrinidis & A. Stefanidis, 2008. Introduction to Advances in Geosensor Networks, in GeoSensor Networks ‘06, (S. Nittel, A. Labrinidis, & A. Stefanidis, eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4540, Springer Verlag.

P. Agouris, D. Gunopulos, V. Kalogeraki, & A. Stefanidis, 2008. Knowledge Acquisition and Data Storage in Mobile Geosensor Networks, in GeoSensor Networks 2006, (S. Nittel, A. Labrinidis, & A. Stefanidis, eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4540, Springer Verlag, pp. 86-108.

P. Agouris, A. Croitoru & A. Stefanidis, 2008. Feature Integration for Geospatial Information: A Review and Outlook, in Digital Government: Advanced Research and Case Studies (H. Chen, L. Brandt et al., eds.), Springer Verlag, pp. 353-376.

P. Doucette, P. Agouris & A. Stefanidis, 2008. Self-Organising Map Principles Applied Towards Automating Road Extraction from Remotely Sensed Imagery, in Self-Organising Maps: Applications in Geographic Information Science, (P. Agarwal & A. Skupin, eds.), John Wiley & Sons Ltd., UK, pp. 177-194.

G. Mountrakis, P. Agouris & A. Stefanidis, 2004. Similarity Learning in GIS: An Overview of Definitions, Prerequisites, and Challenges, in Spatial Databases: Technologies, Techniques and Trends, (Y. Manolopoulos, A. Papadopoulos, & M. Vassilakopoulos eds.), IDEA Group Publishing, Hershey, PA, pp. 294-321.

P. Agouris, P. Doucette & A. Stefanidis, 2004. Automation and Digital Photogrammetric Workstations, in: Manual of Photogrammetry, (5th Edition, C. McGlone ed.), John Willey, pp. 949-981.

S. Nittel & A. Stefanidis, 2004. GeoSensor Networks and Virtual GeoReality, in GeoSensor Networks, (A. Stefanidis & S. Nittel, eds.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, pp. 1-9.


Fully Refereed Journal Articles:

S. Li, D. Sun, Y. Yu, I. Csiszar & A. Stefanidis, 2012. A New Shortwave Infrared (SWIR) Method for Quantitative Water Fraction Derivation and Evaluation with EOS/MODIS and Landsat/TM Data, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (in press).

A. Crooks, A. Croitoru, A. Stefanidis & J. Radzikowski, 2012. #Earthquake: Twitter as a Distributed Sensor System, Transactions in GIS (in press).

R. Zhang, D. Sun, Y. Yu, A. Stefanidis & M.D. Goldberg, 2012. Validation of the GOES-R ABI Flood and Standing Water Algorithm Using Gauging Station Measurements and Interpretation Maps, Remote Sensing of the Environment, Vol. 123, pp. 483-495.

C. Wang, A. Stefanidis & P. Agouris, 2012. Spatial Conteni-Based Scence Similarity Assessment, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing, Vol. 69, pp. 103 -120. DOI: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2012.02.007.

A. Stefanidis, A. Crooks & J. Radzikowski, 2011. Harvesting Ambient Geospatial Information From Social Media Feeds, GeoJournal (in press).

G. Mountrakis & A. Stefanidis, 2011. Moving Towards Personalized Geospatial Queries, Journal of Geographic Information System, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 334-344.

C. Wang, A. Stefanidis, A. Croitoru & P. Agouris, 2008. Map Registration of Image Sequences using Linear Features, Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, Vol. 74, No. 1, pp. 25-38. (paper awarded the “John I. Davidson President’s Award for Practical Papers” by the American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing, in 2009)

A. Stefanidis, Ch. Georgiadis & P. Agouris, 2006. Orientation of Ground Level Motion Imagery using Building Facades, Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, Vol. 72, No. 9, pp. 1061-1072.

P. Partsinevelos, P. Agouris & A. Stefanidis, 2005. Reconstructing Spatiotemporal Trajectories from Sparse Data, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 3-16.

G. Mountrakis, P. Agouris & A. Stefanidis, 2005. Adaptable User Profiles for Intelligent Geospatial Queries, Transactions in GIS, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 561-583.

P. Doucette, P. Agouris & A. Stefanidis, 2004. Automated Road Extraction from High Resolution Multispectral Imagery, Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, Vol. 70, No. 12, pp. 1405-1416.

G. Mountrakis, A. Stefanidis, I. Schlaisich & P. Agouris, 2004. Supporting Quality-Based Image Retrieval Through User Preference Learning, Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, Vol. 70, No. 8, pp. 973-981.

S. Nittel, A. Stefanidis, I. Cruz, M. Egenhofer, D. Goldin, A. Howard, A. Labrinidis, S. Madden, A. Voisard & M. Worboys, 2004. Report from the First Workshop on GeoSensor Networks, SIGMOD Record, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 141-144.

P. Agouris & A. Stefanidis, 2003. Efficient Summarization of Spatiotemporal Events, Communications of the ACM, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 65-66.

A. Stefanidis, P. Agouris, Ch. Georgiadis, M. Bertolotto & J. Carswell, 2002. Scale and Orientation-Invariant Scene Similarity Metrics for Image Queries, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, Vol. 16, No. 8, pp. 749-772.

P. Agouris, A. Stefanidis & S. Gyftakis, 2001. Differential Snakes for Change Detection in Road Segments, Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, Vol. 67, No. 12, pp. 1391-1399.

P. Doucette, P. Agouris, A. Stefanidis & M. Musavi, 2001. Self-Organized Clustering for Road Extraction in Classified Imagery, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Elsevier, Vol. 55, No. 5-6, pp. 347-358.

P. Agouris, K. Beard, G. Mountrakis, & A. Stefanidis, 2000. Capturing and Modeling Geographic Object Change: A SpatioTemporal Gazetteer Framework, Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, Vol. 66, No. 10, pp. 1241-1250.

P. Agouris, J. Carswell & A. Stefanidis, 1999. An Environment for Content-Based Image Retrieval from Large Spatial Databases, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Elsevier, Vol. 54, No. 4, pp. 263-272.

P. Agouris, A. Stefanidis & J. Carswell, 1999. Sketch-Based Image Queries in Topographic Databases, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Academic Press, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp.113-129.


Fully Refereed Conference Articles:

N. Wayant, A. Crooks, A. Stefanidis, A. Croitoru, J. Radzikowski, J. Stahl & J. Shine, 2012. Spatiotemporal Clustering of Twitter Feeds for Activity Summarization, GIScience 2012, Columbus, in press.

A. Croitoru, A. Stefanidis, J. Radzikowski, A. Crooks, J. Stahl & N. Wayant, 2012. Towards a Collaborative GeoSocial Analysis Workbench, COM.Geo ’12, Washington, DC, in press.

X. Lu, C. Wang, N. Karamzadeh, A. Croitoru & A. Stefanidis, 2011. Deriving Indoor Scene Structure with Path Analysis, ACM GIS 2011- Workshop on Indoor Spatial Awareness, Chicago, in press.

C. Twardy & A. Stefanidis, 2011. Local Complexity Adaptable Trajectory Partitioning via Minimum Message Length, IEEE ICIP’11 (International Conference on Image Processing), Brussels, pp. 1917-1920.

J. Pustejovsky, M. Verhagen, A. Stefanidis & C. Wang, 2011. Geolocating Orientational Descriptions of Landmark Configurations, Workshop on Computational Models of Spatial Language Interpretation and Generation (CoSLI-2), Boston, pp. 32-39.

A. Stefanidis, C. Wang, X. Lu & K. Curtin, 2009. Multilayer Scene Similarity Assessment, IEEE International Conference on Data Mining – Workshop on Spatial and Spatiotemporal Data Mining (SSTDM’09), Miami, pp. 622-629.

G. Cervone, A. Stefanidis, P. Franzese & P. Agouris, 2009. Spatiotemporal Modeling and Monitoring of Atmospheric Hazardous Emissions Using Sensor Networks, IEEE International Conference on Data Mining – Workshop on Spatial and Spatiotemporal Data Mining (SSTDM’09), Miami, pp. 571-576.

J. Devine & A. Stefanidis, 2008. Support Vector Machines for Spatiotemporal Analysis in Geosensor Networks, Spatial Data Handling ’08 (A. Ruas & C. Gold, eds.), Montpellier, pp. 197-216.

C. Wang, A. Stefanidis & P. Agouris, 2007. Relaxation Matching for Georegistration of Aerial and Satellite Imagery, IEEE ICIP’07 (International Conference on Image Processing), San Antonio, pp. V.449-452.

C. Wang, A. Croitoru. A. Stefanidis & P. Agouris, 2007. Image-to-X Registration using Linear Features and Networks, FUZZ-IEEE, London, pp. 1987-1993.

A. Croitoru, K. Eickhorst, A. Stefanidis & P. Agouris, 2006. Spatiotemporal Event Detection and Analysis over Multiple Granularities, Spatial Data Handling 2006 (A. Riedl, W. Kainz & G. Elmes, eds.), Vienna, Springer Verlag, pp. 229-245.

A. Croitoru, P. Agouris & A. Stefanidis, 2005. Rotation, Translation, and Scale Invariant 3D Trajectory Matching by Pose Normalization, ACM-GIS’05 (C. Shahabi & O. Boucelma, eds.), Bremen, pp. 153-162.

S. Gyftakis, P. Agouris & A. Stefanidis, 2005. Image-Based Change Detection of Areal Objects using Differential Snakes, ACM-GIS ’05 (C. Shahabi & O. Boucelma, eds.), Bremen, pp. 135-142.

A. Stefanidis, Ch. Georgiadis & G. Mountrakis, 2005. Suitability Assessment of Ground Level Imagery for Geospatial VR Modeling, ISPRS Workshop on 3D Virtual Reconstruction and Visualization of Complex Architectures, IAPRS Vol. 36-5/W17, Venice (CD-ROM proceedings).

C. Georgiadis, A. Stefanidis, S. Gyftakis & P. Agouris, 2005. Image Orientation for Interactive Tours of Virtually-Modeled Sites, ISPRS Workshop on 3D Virtual Reconstruction and Visualization of Complex Architectures, IAPRS Vol. 36-5/W17, Venice (CD-ROM proceedings).

S. Gyftakis, P. Agouris & A. Stefanidis, 2005. Image-Based Automatic Object Outline Updating in Geospatial Databases, Next Generation Geospatial Information (P. Agouris & A. Croitoru, eds.), Taylor & Francis, pp. 47-57.

C. Georgiadis & A. Stefanidis, 2005. Evaluating Geometric and Radiometric Suitability for Optimal Image Selection in VR Modeling, Next Generation Geospatial Information (P. Agouris & A. Croitoru, eds.), Taylor & Francis, pp. 81-92.

K. Eickhorst, A. Croitoru, P. Agouris & A. Stefanidis, 2004. Spatiotemporal Helixes for Modeling Environmental Data, Proc. IEEE CompSAC, Hong Kong, Vol. 2, pp. 138-141.

S. Gyftakis, P. Agouris & A. Stefanidis, 2004. Tracking Deformable Objects in Geospatial Applications, IEEE-ICIP’04 (International Conference on Image Processing), Singapore, pp. 2579-2582.

V. Venkataraman, S. Srinivasan & A. Stefanidis, 2004. Object Color Propagation Across Disjoint Camera Feeds, IEEE-ICIP’04 (International Conference on Image Processing), Singapore, pp. 2853-2856.

K. Eickhorst, P. Agouris & A. Stefanidis, 2004. Modeling and Comparing Spatiotemporal Events, dg.o 2004 - National Conference on Digital Government Research, Seattle, pp. 163-172.

A. Stefanidis, K. Eickhorst, P. Agouris & P. Partsinevelos, 2003. Modeling and Comparing Change Using Spatiotemporal Helixes, ACM-GIS’03  (E. Hoel & P. Rigaux, eds.), ACM Press, New Orleans, pp. 86-93.

G. Mountrakis, P. Agouris & A. Stefanidis, 2003. Multitemporal Geospatial Query Grouping using Correlation Signatures, IEEE-ICIP03 (International Conference on Image Processing), Barcelona, Vol. 3, pp. 545-548.

G. Mountrakis, P. Agouris & A. Stefanidis, 2002. A Differential Spatiotemporal Model: Primitives and Operators, Advances in Spatial Data Handling (D. Richardson & P. van Oosterom eds.), Ottawa, Springer Verlag, pp. 255-268.

A. Stefanidis, P. Agouris & P. Partsinevelos, 2002. SpatioTemporal Helixes for Event Modeling, dg.o 2002 - National Conference on Digital Government Research, Los Angeles, pp. 219-224.

P. Agouris, S. Gyftakis & A. Stefanidis, 2001. Quality-Aware Deformable Models for Change Detection, IEEE-ICIP01 (International Conference on Image Processing), Thessaloniki, Vol. 2, pp.805-808.

P. Agouris, P. Doucette & A. Stefanidis, 2001. Spatiospectral Cluster Analysis of Elongated Regions in Aerial Imagery, IEEE-ICIP01 (International Conference on Image Processing), Thessaloniki, Vol. 2, pp.789-792.

P. Partsinevelos, A. Stefanidis & P. Agouris, 2001. Automated Spatiotemporal Scaling for Video Generalization, IEEE-ICIP01 (International Conference on Image Processing), Thessaloniki, Vol. 1, pp.177-180.

A. Stefanidis, P. Partsinevelos, K. Eickhorst & P. Agouris, 2001. Spatiotemporal Lifelines in Support of Video Queries, Proceedings DEXA Workshop 2001, Munich, IEEE Press, pp. 865-869.

P. Agouris, S. Gyftakis & A. Stefanidis, 2001. Dynamic Node Distribution in Adaptive Snakes for Road Extraction, Vision Interface '01, Ottawa, pp. 134-140.

A. Stefanidis, P. Partsinevelos & P. Agouris, 2001. Using Lifelines for Spatiotemporal Summaries, dg.o 2001 - National Conference on Digital Government Research, Los Angeles, pp. 1-8.

A. Stefanidis, P. Partsinevelos, P. Agouris & P. Doucette, 2000. Summarizing Video Datasets in the Spatiotemporal Domain, Advanced Spatial Data Management Workshop (ASDM), in Proceedings DEXA 2000, London, IEEE Press, pp. 906-912.

G. Mountrakis, P. Agouris & A. Stefanidis, 2000. Navigating through Hierarchical Change Propagation in Spatiotemporal Queries, International Workshop on Temporal Representation and Reasoning (Time 2000), Cape Breton, IEEE Press, pp. 123-131.

P. Doucette, P. Agouris, M. Musavi & A. Stefanidis, 1999. Automated Extraction of Linear Features from Aerial Imagery Using Kohonen Learning and GIS Data, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Verlag, Vol. 1737, pp. 20-33.

P. Agouris, A. Stefanidis & J. Carswell, 1999. A Feature Library Approach to On-line Image Querying and Retrieval for Topographic Applications, Vision Interface ’99, Trois Rivieres, pp. 490-497.

P. Agouris & A. Stefanidis, 1998. Intelligent Image Retrieval from Large Databases using Shape and Topology, IEEE-ICIP98 (International Conference on Image Processing), Chicago, IEEE Press, Vol. 2, pp. 779-783.

P. Agouris, A. Stefanidis & J. Carswell, 1998. Digital Image Retrieval Using Shape Based Queries, Spatial Data Handling ‘98, Vancouver, pp. 613-625.

P. Agouris, A. Stefanidis & K. Beard, 1997. Digital Photogrammetric Techniques for Transportation Data Acquisition and Management, Transportation Research Record, No. 1599, pp. 111-117, Nov. 1997.  

A. Gruen, H.-G. Maas & A. Stefanidis, 1994. Feature Tracking in 3-D Fluid Tomography Sequences, IEEE-ICIP94 (International Conference on Image Processing), Austin, Vol. 1, pp. 530-534.

H.-G. Maas, A. Gruen & A. Stefanidis, 1994. From Pixels to Voxels: Tracking Volume Elements in Sequences of 3-D Digital Images, International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Munich, Vol. 30, Part 3/2, pp. 539-546.



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