Refereed Conference Publications
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Refereed Conference Publications by Christopher B. Jones


2010

Smart, P.D., C.B. Jones and F.A. Twaroch (2010): 'Multi-Source Toponym Data Integration and Mediation for a Meta-Gazetteer Service', In Proceedings of GIScience 2010, Zurich, Switzerland, Lecture Notes In Computer Science 6292, pp 234-248 [PDF]

Alazzawi, A. N,. A.I. Abdelmoty, C. B. Jones (2010) ‘An Ontology of Place and Service Types to Facilitate Place-Affordance Geographic Information Retrieval'.In Proceedings of 6th Workshop on Geographic Information Retrieval, GIR 2010, Zurich, Switzerland, ACM Digital Library. [PDF]

Twaroch, F. and Jones, C. B. (2010): 'A Web Platform for the Evaluation of Vernacular Place Names in Automatically Constructed Gazetteers', In Proceedings of 6th Workshop on Geographic Information Retrieval, GIR 2010, Zurich, Switzerland, ACM Digital Library.

Ahmed N. Alazzawi, Alia I. Abdelmoty, and Christopher B. Jones (2010). Toward a Common Model and a Markup Language for Personal Gazetteers. ACM HotPlanet 2010 The 2nd ACM International Workshop on Hot Topics in Planet-Scale Measurement, held in cooperation with ACM MobiSys, San Francisco, CA, USA.

2009

Hall, M. M., and C. B. Jones, "Initialising and Terminating Active Contours for Vague Field Crisping", GISRUK 2009, pp. 395-397.

Quinn J., P.D. Smart, C.B. Jones (2009) 3D city registration and enrichment. Proceedings of ISPRS COST Workshop on quality, scale and analysis aspects of city models, Lund, Sweden. Lund, Sweden

Abdelmoty A.I., P.D. Smart, B.A. El-Geresy and C.B. Jones (2009): ‘Supporting frameworks for the geospatial semantic web’, Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Advances in Spatial and Temporal Databases, Lecture Notes In Computer Science Vol. 5644, Springer, pp 355-372. [PDF]

Twaroch F.A., Jones, C.B. and Abdelmoty, A.I. (2009): 'Acquisition of Vernacular Place Footprints from Web Sources' in Ricardo Baeza-Yates and Irwin King (Eds.): "Weaving Services and People on the World Wide Web", Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 195-214 [PDF]

Hall, M. M., A. N. Alazzawi, A. I. Abdelmoty, and C. B. Jones (2009) "Improving the Quality of GPS-based Personal Gazetteers", GI_Forum 2009: Herbert Wichman Verlag, Heidelberg, pp. 53-55. 2010

Twaroch, F., Purves, R. and Jones, C. (2009): 'Stability of Qualitative Spatial Relations between Vernacular Regions Mined from Web Data', In Proceedings of Workshop on Geographic Information on the Internet, Toulouse, France.

Jones, C. B., Abdelmoty, A. I., Smart, P. D., Hall, M. M., Quinn, J., & Twaroch, F. A. (2009). Automated Image Captioning: The TRIPOD project. In Proceedings of Workshop on Geographic Information on the Internet, Toulouse, France, pp. 85-86. [PDF]

2008

Hall, M.M., C.B. Jones (2008),'Quantifying Spatial Prepositions: an Experimental Study', Proceedings 16th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM GIS 2008), Irvine, CA, USA pp. 451-454. [PDF]

Hall, M.M., C.B. Jones (2008), 'Evaluating Field Crisping Methods for Representing Spatial Prepositions', Proceedings of 5th Workshop on Geographic Information Retrieval, GIR 2008, Napa, California, USA, ACM Press, pp. 9-10. [PDF]

Twaroch F.A., Smart, P.D., and Jones, C.B. (2008): 'Mining the Web to Detect Place Names'. Proceedings of 5th Workshop on Geographic Information Retrieval, GIR 2008, Napa, California, USA, ACM Press, pp. 43-44.

Hall, M.M., C.B.Jones (2008), 'A Field Based Representation for Vague Areas Defined by Spatial Prepositions', Proceedings of Methodologies and Resources for Processing Spatial Language, Workshop at LREC'2008.
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Twaroch F.A., Jones, C.B. and Abdelmoty, A.I. (2008): 'Acquisition of a Vernacular Gazetteer from Web Sources'. Workshop on Location on the Web 2008, Locweb 2008, Beijing, China, pp. 61-64.
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Schockaert, S., P. D. Smart, A. I. Abdelmoty, C. B. Jones (2008) 'Mining Topological Relations from the Web'. Proceedings of the 19th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (FlexDBIST), p. 652-656.
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2007

Smart P.D., A.I. Abdelmoty, B.A. El-Geresy, Christopher B. Jones (2007), “A Framework for Combining Rules and Geo-ontologies”. In M. Marchiori, J. Z. Pan, C. de Sainte Marie (Eds.): Web Reasoning and Rule Systems, RR 2007, Innsbruck , Austria, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4524, pp.: 133-147.
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Alazzawi A.N., A.I. Abdelmoty and C.B. Jones, “Spatio-temporal Personalised Web Search. Proc. GIS Research UK 15th Annual Conference (GISRUK-2007), Maynooth, Ireland, pp. 457-459.

2006

Smart, P., Abdelmoty, A.I. and Jones, C.B. (2006). “Visual Editor for Validating Geo-Ontologies in OWL”, Proc. GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK-2006). Nottingham, UK, pp. 222-226.

2005

Fu, G., C.B. Jones, and A.I. Abdelmoty (2005). 'Ontology-Based Spatial Query Expansion in Information Retrieval'. In On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems 2005: ODBASE 2005. Agia Napa, Cyprus:Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3761, Springer, 1466-1482
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Fu G., Christopher B. Jones, Alia I. Abdelmoty (2005) 'Building a Geographical Ontology for Intelligent Spatial Search on the Web'. Databases and Applications 2005: 167-172. [PDF]

Vaid S., Christopher B. Jones, Hideo Joho, Mark Sanderson (2005) Spatio-textual Indexing for Geographical Search on the Web. 9th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases SSTD 2005, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3633, 218-235. [PDF]

2004

Jones C.B., A.I. Abdelmoty, D. Finch, G. Fu and S. Vaid (2004). The SPIRIT Spatial Search Engine:Architecture, Ontologies and Spatial Indexing. Third International Conference on Geographic Information Science GIScience 2004, Maryland, USA, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. [PDF]

Zhou S and C.B. Jones (2004) Shape-Aware Line Generalisation With Weighted Effective Area. In Fisher, Peter F. (Ed.) Developments in Spatial Data Handling 11th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling. Springer, pp 369-380. [PDF]

P.D. Smart, A. I. Abdelmoty and C.B. Jones (2004). “An Evaluation of Geo-Ontology Representation Languages for Supporting Web Retrieval of Geographic Information”. GIS RESEARCH UK (GISRUK), Proc. Of the GIS Research UK 12th Annual Conference, University of Glamorgan, UK, pp. 175-178. [PDF]

2003

Jones C.B., A.I. Abdelmoty and G. Fu (2003) ‘Maintaining ontologies for geographical information retrieval on the web’, in Meersman, R.; Tari, Z.; Schmidt, D. C. (Eds.) On The Move to Meaningful Internet Systems 2003: CoopIS, DOA, and ODBASE Ontologies, Databases and Applications of Semantics, ODBASE’03, Catania, Italy, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2888, 934-951. [PDF]

Zhou S and C.B. Jones (2003) ‘A multirepresentation spatial data model’. In Hadzilacos et al (eds) Advances in Spatial and Temporal Databases, Proceedings of International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases SSTD 2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2750, 394-411. [PDF]

Jones, C.B, H. Alani, and D. Tudhope, (2003). ‘Geographical terminology servers - closing the semantic divide’, in M.F. Goodchild, M. Duckham and M.F. Worboys (eds) Foundations of Geographic Information Science, Taylor and Francis, pp 201-218. [PDF]

2002

El-Geresy B.A., A.I. Abdelmoty, C.B. Jones (2002). ‘Spatio-Temporal Geographic Information Systems: A Causal Perspective’. ADBIS 2002 Advances in Databases and Information Systems, 6th East European Conference, Bratislava, Slovakia, 2002, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2435, Springer, 191-203. [PDF]

Li M., S. Zhou, C.B. Jones (2002). ‘Multi-agent Systems for Web-Based Map Information Retrieval’. GIScience 2002: Geographic Information Science, Second International Conference, Boulder, CO, USA, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2478, Springer, 161-180. [PDF]

van der Poorten P.M., S. Zhou, C.B. Jones (2002). ‘Topologically-Consistent Map Generalisation Procedures and Multi-scale Spatial Databases’. GIScience 2002: Geographic Information Science, Second International Conference, Boulder, CO, USA, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2478, Springer, 209-227. [PDF]

Jones C.B., R. Purves, A. Ruas, M. Sanderson, M. Sester, M.J. van Kreveld, R. Weibel (2002). ‘Spatial information retrieval and geographical ontologies an overview of the SPIRIT project’. SIGIR 2002: Proceedings of the 25th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Tampere, Finland, 387-388. [PDF]

Morris A.J., A. I. Abdelmoty, B.A. El-Geresy, C.B. Jones (2002). ‘A Data-Flow Approach to Visual Querying’ in Large Spatial Databases. VISUAL 2002: Recent Advances in Visual Information Systems, 5th International Conference, Taiwan, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2314, Springer, 175-186. [PDF]

Ware J.M., I.D. Wilson, J.A. Ware, C.B. Jones. (2002) ‘A tabu search approach to automated map generalisation’. Proceedings 10th ACM International Symposium on Advances in Geographic Information Systems ACM GIS2002, 2002, ACM Press, 101 - 106.

2001

Jones C.B., H. Alani and D. Tudhope (2001) "Geographical information retrieval with ontologies of place". D. Montello (ed), Spatial Information Theory Foundations of Geographic Information Science, COSIT 2001, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2205, 323-335. [PDF]

Zhou S. and C.B. Jones (2001) "Design and implementation of multi-scale databases". C.S. Jensen, M.Schneider, B. Seeger and V. Tsotras (eds), Advances in Spatial and Temporal Databases, 7th International Symposium, SSTD 2001, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2121, Springer, 365-384. [PDF]

Jones C.B, A.I. Abdelmoty, M.E. Lonergan, P. van der Poorten and S. Zhou (2000) ‘Multi-scale spatial database design for online generalisation’. 9th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, Beijing, International Geographical Union, 7b.34-44. [PDF]

Jones C.B, J.M. Ware and D.R. Miller (2000) 'Bayesian Probabilistic Methods for Change Detection with Area-Class Maps', Proceedings Accuracy2000, Amsterdam,Delft University Press, 329-336.

Alani H., C.B. Jones and D.S. Tudhope (2000) 'Associative and Spatial Relationships in Thesaurus-based Retrieval', Proceedings European Conference on Digital Libraries, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, 45-58.

Baher El-Geresy and Chris Jones (in press), Spatio-Temporal Models and Queries in GIS, Accepted for publication as a book chapter in Innovations in GIS'99, Taylor and Francis.

Jones C.B. and J.M. Ware (1999) 'A Probabilistic Approach to Environmental Change Detection with Area-Class Map Data', Integrated Spatial Databases: Digital Images and GIS, ISD'99, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1737, Springer Verlag, pp 122-136; ISSN 0302-9743. [PDF]

Jones C.B. and J.M. Ware (1998) 'Nearest neighbour search for linear and polygonal objects with constrained triangulations'. Proceedings 8th International Symposium on Spatial data Handling, International Geographical Union, pp 13-21.

Jones A.G., C.B. Jones and D. Tudhope (1998) 'Intelligent interpretation of terminology for a public access GIS'. Proceedings GIS Research UK (GISRUK98), Edinburgh, pp 11.11-11.15.

Ware, J.M. and Jones, C.B. (1998), "Matching and Aligning Features in Overlayed Coverages", Proc. of 6th International Symposium on Advances in Geographical Information Systems (ACM-GIS'98), pp 28-33. [PDF]

M. Dorey, A. Sparkes, D. Kidner, C. Jones & M. Ware, "Terrain Modelling Enhancement for Intervisibility Analysis", in Chapter 14 of Innovations in GIS 6, (Editor: B. Gittings), London: Taylor & Francis, 1999, pp.169-184.

Ware J.M. and C.B. Jones (1997) 'A multiscale data storage scheme for 3D GIS' in Z.Kemp (ed) Innovations in GIS 4, Taylor and Francis, pp 9-24.

Abdelmoty A.I. and C.B. Jones (1997), "Towards Maintaining Consistency in Spatial Databases", Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM'97, Las Vegas, USA, ACM Press, pp 293-300. [PDF]

Ware, J.M. and Jones C.B. (1997) "A Triangle-Based Surface Model For 3D-GIS", Proceedings 5th ACM Workshop on Advances in GIS, Las Vegas, ACM Press, pp 20-23.

Ware J.M. and C.B. Jones (1997) 'Error models for automated change detection'. Proceedings of GIS Research UK 1997 (GISRUK97), University of Leeds, pp 155-160.

Ware J.M. and C.B. Jones (1996). 'A spatial model for detecting and resolving conflict caused by scale reduction'. Advances in GIS Research II, Proceedings 7th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, Delft, Taylor and Francis, pp 9A.15-26.

Jones C.B., C. Taylor, D. Tudhope, P. Beynon-Davies (1996). 'Conceptual, spatial and temporal referencing of multimedia objects'. Advances in GIS Research II, Proceedings 7th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, Delft, Taylor and Francis, pp 2.13-26.

Ware J.M., C.B. Jones and G.L.Bundy (1995) 'A triangulated spatial model for cartographic generalisation of areal objects', in A.U. Frank and W. Kuhn (eds) Spatial Information Theory A Theoretical Basis for GIS, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 988, Springer-Verlag, pp. 173-192.

Bundy, G. L., C. B. Jones and E. Furse (1995). 'Holistic Generalization of Large Scale Cartographic Data'. In GIS and Generalisation Methodology and Practice, edited by J-C Muller, J-P Lagrange and R. Weibel. Taylor and Francis. 106-119.

Bundy G.Ll, C.B. Jones and E.Furse (1995) 'A topological structure for the holistic generalization of large-scale cartographic data', in P.F. Fisher (editor) Innovations in GIS 2, Taylor and Francis, 19-31.

Luo L.Q. and C.B. Jones (1995)'A deductive database model for GIS', in P.F. Fisher (editor) Innovations in GIS 2, Taylor and Francis, pp 33-42.

Jones C.B. and L.Q. Luo (1994) 'Hierarchies and objects in a deductive database'. Advances in GIS Research I, Proceedings 6th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, Edinburgh,Taylor and Francis, pp 588-603.

Kidner D.B. and C.B. Jones (1994) 'A deductive object-oriented GIS for handling multiple representations'. Advances in GIS Research I, Proceedings 6th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, Edinburgh,Taylor and Francis, pp 882-900.

Jones C.B (1993) 'Placenames, cartographic generalisation and deductive databases', in Working Papers for NCGIA Specialist Meeting for Initiative 8 - Formalizing Cartographic Knowledge, SUNY-Buffalo, USA, National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis.12 pages.

Jones, C.B. (1991),'Database architecture for multi-scale GIS', Proceedings Auto-Carto 10, Baltimore, ACSM/ASPRS, pp 1-14.