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Topic Report on GeoInformatics’11 Best Student Paper Competition
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Shaowen Wang
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

As part of GeoInformatics 2011, which is held in Shanghai, China, CPGIS Best Student Paper Competition is a long-standing tradition of CPGIS for promoting development of young scholars in geographic information science.
In this year’s competition, we have totally received 17 submitted papers, of which, the following eight papers (without a particular order) were selected based on the first round peer review process. These papers were invited for presentation during the conference on June 24th, 2011.

ID Authors Titles
1 Yimin Chen, Xia Li, Zhangzhi Tan, Shujie Wang, Yilun Liu, Chunhua Lao and Xiaoping Liu Zoning Farmland Protection Areas by Integrating GIS, Land Allocation Model and Urban Growth Model
2 Hui Hu, Mei Dong, Rafig Azzam and Tomas M. Fernandez-Steeger LiDAR-based 3D FEM Geological Simulation and Landslide Stability Analysis
3 Yanmei Zhuang, Haiwei Yin, Fanhua Kong and Fengqiu Fan Developing Green Space Ecological Networks in Shijiazhuang City, China
4 Stefan Peters Quadtree-based Point Selection of Lightning Data
5 Hongsheng Zhang, Yuanzhi Zhang and Hui Lin Evaluation of the Potential of ASAR Data to Estimate Impervious Surface Area
6 Chunxiao Zhang, Hui Lin and Xuejun Lu Geographic Unit Sequences based Remote Sensing Image Analysis
7 Miao Lu, Yang Mei and Hao Song Artificial Cover Extraction Based on a Hierarchical Stripping Model in the Loess Plateau, China
8 Yang Wang, Chuanglin Fang and Zhenbo Wang Spatial Evaluation and Regionalization of Comprehensive Urbanization Level in China

After the onsite competition at the conference, the following three papers were selected as the final winners of the Best Student Paper Competition.

1st -place award:
Zoning Farmland Protection Areas by integrating GIS, Land Allocation Model and Urban Growth Model
Yimin Chen, Xia Li, Zhangzhi Tan, Shujie Wang, Yilun Liu, Chunhua Lao, and Xiaoping Liu
 
2nd-place award:
Quadtree-based Point Selection of Lightning Data
Stefan Peters*
 
3rd-place award:
Evaluation of the Potential of ASAR Data to Estimate Impervious Surface Area
Hongsheng Zhang*, Yuanzhi Zhang, and Hui Lin

These three best papers have been invited to go through the normal peer-review process, and be considered for publication on the official CPGIS journal of “Annuals of GIS”.
The completion was carried out by chair: Shaowen Wang, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, two co-chairs: Bo Huang, from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Yan Liu, from the University of Queensland, and the following 11 judges.

ID Name Affiliation
1 Kai Cao, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2 Jenny Du, Mississippi State University
3 Bin Jiang, University of Gävle
4 Yang Li, University of East London
5 Yu Liu, Peking University
6 Lan Mu, University of Georgia
7 Jiechen Wang, Nanjing University
8 Fahui Wang, Louisiana State University
9 Le Wang, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
10 Zhixiao Xie, Florida Atlantic University
11 Qiming Zhou, Hong Kong Baptist University

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