Selected Articles on Collaborative GIS

Chang, Z. & S. Li “Geo-Social Model: a Conceptual Framework for Real-time Geo-Collaboration”, Transactions in GIS, in press

Butt, M. & S. Li (2012) “Developing a web-based, collaborative prototype to support public participation”, Applied Geomatics 4(3): 197-215

Butt, M. & S. Li (2012) “Open source based online map sharing to support real-time collaboration”, OSGeo Journal 2012 (10): 5-14 (PDF Copy)

Chang, Z. & Li, S. (2009) “Reconciling inconsistent perspectives in collaborative GIS using multi-agent method”, Proc. the 17th International Conference on Geoinformatics, 12 -14 August 2009, Fairfa, USA

Chang, Z. & S. Li (2008) “Architectural Design and Prototyping of a Web-based Synchronous Collaborative 3D GIS”, Cartography and Geographic Information Science 35(2): 117-132

Chang, Z. & S. Li (2008) “Society Networking Model Supporting Collaborative 3D GIS Environment Based on Multi-agent Method”, Proc. XXI ISPRS Congress, Commission II, XXXV-B2, pp. 1059-1064, 3-11 July 2008, Beijing, China

Li, S., X. Guo, X. Ma & Z. Chang (2007) “Towards GIS-enabled Virtual Public Meeting Space for Public Participation”, Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing 73(6): 641-650

Chang, Z. & S. Li (2007) “Collaboration-enabled GIS Tools for Emergency Operation Centre”, In Geomatics Solutions for Disaster Management, Li, J., Zlatanova, S. & Fabbri, A. (eds.), pp. 505-320, Springer

Li, S. & X. Ma (2006) “An Open Source GIS Solution for Supporting Public Participation in Municipal Planning”, the International Symposium on Geospatial Databases for Sustainable Development, 27-30 September 2006, Goa, India

Chang, Z. & S. Li (2005) “VRML-Based 3D Collaborative GIS: A Design Perspective”, In Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems – Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3428, Apr 2005, pp. 232–241, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg

Chang, Z. & S. Li (2005) “Framework Design for Collaborative GIS Applications: A Hybrid Architecture Approach”, Proc. the 98th Annual Conference of the Canadian Institute of Geomatics, 13-15 June 2005, Ottawa, Canada

Li, S. & Z. Chang (2005) “Developing Collaborative GIS Tools Using Software Development Toolkits”, Proc. 2005 GeoTec Event, 13-16 February 2005, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Li, S., Y. Ru & Z. Chang (2004) “Enhancing Online Public Notices using GIS to Facilitate Public Participation in Municipal Developments”, Proc. the XX ISPRS Annual Congress, 35(B2): 269-274, 12–23 July 2004, Istanbul, Turkey

Selected Articles on Web Mapping and Services

Li, S., S. Dragicevic & B. Veenendaal, eds. (2011) Advances in Web-based GIS, Mapping Services and Applications. Volume in ISPRS Book Series, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group (ISBN: 978-0-415-80483-7)

Li, S., B. Veenendaal & S. Dragicevic (2011) “Advances, challenges and future directions in web-based GIS, mapping services and applications”, In Advances in Web-based GIS, Mapping Services and Applications, Li, S., S. Dragicevic & B. Veenendaal, (eds.), pp.3-12, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis

Li, S., C. Xiong & Z. Ou (2011) “A Web GIS for Sea Ice Information and an Ice Service Archive”, Transactions in GIS 15(2): 189-211

Li, S. & Y. Wang (2010) “Mashing up geospatial data services: implications of technical issues and acceptable use policies”, Geomatica 64(1):111-122

Li, S. (2008) “Web Mapping/GIS Services and Applications”, In Advances in Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences: ISPRS Book 2008, Li, Z. Chen, J., & Baltsavias, M. (eds.), pp.335-354, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group

Li, S. & J. Gong (2008) “Mashup: a New Way of Providing Web Mapping and GIS Services”, Proc. XXI ISPRS Congress, Commission IV, XXXV-B4, pp. 639-648, 3-11 July 2008, Beijing, China

Li, S. (2006) “Web-based Collaborative Spatial Decision Support Systems: A Technological Perspective”, In Collaborative Geographic Information System, Dragicevic, S. & Balram, S. (eds.), pp. 285-315, Idea Group, Inc. (Chapter Sample Pages)

Selected Articles on Geospatial Workflows

Li, S. & D.J. Coleman (2005) “Modeling distributed GIS data production workflow”, Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 29(4): 401-424

Li, S. & D.J. Coleman (2003) “A Web-based Collaboration System for Managing Distributed GIS Data Production”, Geomatica 57(1): 59-67

Coleman, D.J. & S. Li (1999) “Developing a Groupware-based Prototype to Support Geomatics Production Management”, Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 23(4): 315-331

Li, S. & D.J. Coleman (2002) “Results of CSCW Supported Collaborative GIS Data Production: An Internet-based Solution“, Proc. the 2002 Joint International Symposium and Exhibition on Geospatial Theory, Processing, and Applications, 8-12 July 2002, Ottawa, Canada

Li, S. (2002) Design and Development of an Internet Collaboration System to Support Distributed GIS Data Production Management, Technical Report (TR#: 219), Department of Geodesy and Geomatics, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B., Canada

Li, S., D.J. Coleman & Y. Bedard (2001) “Towards Collaborative Geoprocessing ­ Role of Workflow and Groupware Technologies”, Proceedings of the Digital Earth 2001 Conference, Fredericton, N.B., Canada. June 24-28. (Proceedings on the WWW at

Li, S., R. Boettcher & D.J. Coleman (1998) “Geomatics Workflow Management Requirements in a Collaborative Production Environment”, 1998 Conference Proceedings of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, 2-5 March 1998, Baltimore, USA, pp.269-

Selected Articles on Smart Phone GPS Data Processing and Event-driven GIS

Niu, Z., S. Li & N. Pousaied (2011) “Road Extraction using Smart Phones GPS”, Proc. the 2nd International Conference on Computing for Geospatial Research and Application (COM.Geo’11), 23-25 May 2011, Washington DC., USA, Article # 22

Liu, S., Y. Gao & S. Li (2009) “Emergency Management Systems with Event-Driven GIS”, Proc. the 30th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing, 22-25 June 2009, Lethbridge, Albert, Canada

Liu, S., Yang, G. & Li, S. (2008) “Emergency Management Systems Using Event-Driven GIS”, Proc. the 31st AMOP Technical Seminar on Environmental Contamination and Response, 3-5 June 2008, Calgary, Albert, Canada, pp. 405-414

Selected Articles on Environment-related Studies (e.g., Urban Solar Engineering Modeling and Mapping, Sea Ice Modeling)

Chen, X., S. Li, J. Zhu & J. Chen (2011) “Mining multivariate association patterns from spatiotemporal data”, Journal of Central South University (Natural Science) 42(1):106-114

Chen, X., S. Li & J. Zhu (2010) “Database Model Based On Spatiotemporal Ontology”, Geography and Geo-Information Science 26(5):1-6

Chen, X., S. Li & J. Zhu (2010) “Spatiotemporal Data Model of Sea-Ice Data”, Proc. 2010 International Conference on Multimedia Technology (ICMT), Volume 4, 29-31 October 2010, Ningbao, China, pp.1-4 (doi: 10.1109/ICMULT.2010.5631378)

Chen, X., S. Li & J. Zhu (2009) “Spatiotemporal data model related concepts and its classifications”, Hydrographic Surveying and Charting 29(5):74-76

Chen, X., S. Li, J. Zhu & J. Chen (2009) “Spatiotemporal data models and their extensions: a review”, Progress in Geography 28(1): 9-17