Accuracy 2010

The Ninth International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Science

20-23 July 2010, Leicester, United Kingdom

Accuracy 2010 was organized and hosted by the University of Leicester..The Proceedings were edited by Nicholas J. Tate and Peter F. Fisher.

Organising committee

Keynote speakers
  • Ola Ahlqvist, Ohio State University, USA
  • Chris Brunsdon, University of Leicester, UK
  • Pierre Goovaerts, BioMedware, USA
  • Curtis Woodcock, Boston University, USA

Ahlqvist O. A new look at semantic accuracy, pp 1-2 (keynote)

Brunsdon C. Statistical inference and local spatial modelling – living and working with uncertainty, pp 3-4 (keynote)

Goovaerts P. Spatial uncertainty and hypothesis testing in medical geography: a geostatistical perspective, pp 5-8 (keynote)

Woodcock C.E., Olofsson P., Jeon S.B. and Stehman S. The effect of map accuracy on estimates of terrestrial carbon budgets, pp 9-11 (keynote)

Albrecht F. Uncertainty in image interpretation as reference for accuracy assessment in object-based image analysis, pp 13-16

Radoux J., Bogaert P. and Defourny P. Overall accuracy estimation for geographic object-based image classification, pp 17-20

Remmel T.K. and Mitchell S.W. Random and spatially autocorrelated sensor noise effects on image classification, pp 21-24

Sarmento P., Carrão H., Caetano M., Fonte C.C. and Cortês N. Incorporating uncertainty in the accuracy assessment of land cover maps using fuzzy numbers and fuzzy arithmetic, pp 25-28

Fisher P. Detecting land cover change when the cover classes are modelled as type 2 fuzzy sets, pp 29-31

de Runz C., Desjardin E. and Akdag H. Study of spatial fusion of geographic entities and quantitative information in accordance with their imprecision, pp 33-36

Miller H.J., Kobayashi T. and Othman W. Error propagation in space-time prisms, pp 37-40

Niemeyer F., Born A. and Bill R. Analysing the precision of resource aware localisation algorithms for wireless sensor networks, pp 41-44

Born A., Niemeyer F., Schwiede M. and Bill R. Using signal propagation models to improve distance estimations for localisation in wireless geosensor networks, pp 45-48

Kazianka H. and Pilz J. Geostatistical modeling using non-Gaussian copulas, pp 49-52

Marchant B.P., Lark R.M., Saby N.P.A., Jolivet C.C. and Arrouays D. Geostatistical tools for national-scale soil monitoring, pp 53-56

Atkinson P.M. and Chockalingam J. Downscaling the character of spatial variation, pp 57-60

Poggio L., Gimona A., Brown I. and Castellazzi M. Uncertainty in the estimation of drought risk due to soil-climate interactions in Scotland, pp 61-64

Anderson K., Milton E.J., Odongo V. and Dungan J. On the reproducibility of reflectance factors: implications for EO science, pp 65-68

Dungan J.L., Wang W., Michaelis A., Votava P. and Nemani R. Sources of uncertainty in predicting land surface fluxes using diverse data and models, pp 69-72

Young L.J., Gotway C.A. and Lopiano K.K. Challenges associated with integrating data from multiple scales to assess relationships, pp 73-76

Alinia H.S., Delavar M.R. and Yao Y. An ID3-improved apprach of optimum rule mining through granular computing search algorithm, pp 77-80

Saint-Geours N., Bailly J.-S., Grelot F. and Lavergne C. Latin hypercube sampling of Gaussian random field for Sobol’s global sensitivity analysis of models with spatial inputs and scalar outputs, pp 81-84

Heuvelink G.B.M., Brus D.J. and Reinds G. Accounting for spatial sampling effects in regional uncertainty propagation analysis, pp 85-88

Leung Y., Ma J.-H. and Fung T. Error propagation in the fusion of multi-source and multi-scale spatial information, pp 89-92

Horta A. and Soares A. Uncertainty assessment for soil remediation projects, pp 93-96

Pijanowski B.C., Robinson K.D. and Plourde J. Uncertainty assessment of land use/cover maps: user beware!, pp 97-100

Ligmann-Zielinska A. and Sun L. Time dependent variance-based sensitivity analysis of development aggregation generated by heterogeneous land use agents, pp 101-104

Burnicki A.C. Impacts of error on the predicted pattern of change in a post-classification change analysis, pp 105-108

Gallay M., Lloyd C. and McKinley J. Using geographically weighted regression for analysing elevation error of high-resolution DEMs, pp 109-112

Paredes-Hernández C.U., Tate N.J., Tansey K.J., Fisher P.F. and Salinas-Castillo W.E. Increasing the accuracy of digital elevation models by means of geostatistical conflation, pp 113-116

Wise S. Assessing the spatial characteristics of DEM interpolation error, pp 117-119

Ghent D., Balzter H. and Kaduk J. Assimilation of remote sensing data into land-surface models: the importance of uncertainty estimation to the filter performance, pp 121-123

Gardin S., Van Laere S.M.J., Van Coillie F.M.B., Anseel F., Duyck W. and De Wulf R.R. Web-based assessment of operator performance and variability in remote sensing image analysis, pp 125-128

Christman Z. and Rogan J. Raster data transformation for land change analyses, pp 129-132

Demyanov V., Pozdnoukhov A., Kanevski M. and Christie M. Uncertainty quantification with support vector regression prediction models, pp 133-136

Harris P., Fotheringham S. and Brunsdon C. Locally accurate prediction standard errors with spatially varying regression coefficient models, pp 137-140

Cao Z., Haklay M. and Cheng T. IDW implementation in map calculus and commercial GIS products, pp 141-144

Lechner A.M., Reinke K.J., Farmer E., Langfored B.T. and Jones S.D. The quantification and effect of data accuracy on spatial configuration and composition measurements of landscape pattern in ecology, pp 149-152

Levavasseur F., Lagacherie P., Rabotin M., Bailly J.-S. and Colin F. Uncertainties of cultivated landscape drainage network mapping and its consequences on hydrological fluxes estimations, pp 153-156

Posen P., Lovett A., Hutchins M. and Davies H. Assigning confidence limits to outputs from a nitrate leaching model: a case study from the River Ure catchment, UK, pp 157-160

Slingsby A., Wood J., Dykes J., Clouston D. and Foote M. Visual analysis of sensitivity in CAT models, pp 161-164

Gousie M.B. and Smith M. DEMView: 3-D visualization of DEM error, pp 165-168

Gerharz L., Pebesma E. and Hecking H. Visualising uncertainty in spatio-temporal data, pp 169-172

Czaplewski R.L. Accuracy assessment with complex sampling designs, pp 173-176

Knotters M. and Brus D.J. Sampling for validation of ecotope maps of floodplains in the Netherlands, pp 177-179

Helle K.B. and Pebesma E. Conservative updating of sampling designs, pp 181-184

Stehman S., Olofsson P., Woodcock C., Friedl M., Sibley A., Newell J., Sulla-Menashe D. and Herold M. Designing a reference validation database for accuracy assessment of land cover, pp 185-187

Corner R., Schuster G. and Klingseisen B. Scale, resolution and missing data in a long term spatiotemporal epidemiological study, pp 189-192

Yoo E. and Trawinski P.R. Joint space-time modeling of West Nile virus vector mosquito abundance, pp 193-195

Grist E.P.M., McIlvenny J.D. and Begue M. Adjusting for measurement lag in the estimation of rapid marine tidal current flow with sparse spatiotemporal boat survey data, pp 197-200

Oksanen J. and Sarjakoski T. Non-stationary modelling and simulation of LIDAR DEM uncertainty, pp 201-204

Nguyen T.T.M. and Wilson J.P. Sensitivity of quasi-dynamic topographic wetness index to choice of DEM resolution, flow routing algorithm, and soil variability, pp 205-208

Castro Gallego J.C., Botero Fernández V. and Vélez J.I. Uncertainty in the extracted drainage network associated to the applied DEM correction method, pp 209-212

Bingwen Q., Zanyou S., Chongcheng C. and Markus B. Multi-scale analysis on NDVI and topographical factors of Wuyi mountain reserve area using wavelet method, pp 213-216

Zhang J., You J. and Tang Y. Discriminant models for uncertainty characterization in remotely sensed land cover, pp 217-220

Delmelle E. Second-phase spatial sampling: local and global objectives to optimize sampling patterns, pp 221-224

Cornford D. and Barillec R. Managing uncertainty in complex geospatial models, pp 225-228

McKinley J., McCabe S., Keaney A. and Curran J. Geostatistical analysis of multiple correlated variables from salt weathering simulations, pp 229-232

Kronenfeld B.J. and Weeks A. A sketch-based language for representing uncertainty in the locations of origin of herbarium specimens, pp 237-240

Couturier S. Positional and thematic tolerance operators for the intercomparable accuracy measures of land use/land-cover base-maps, pp 241-244

Elaalem M., Comber A. and Fisher P. Land suitability analysis comparing Boolean logic with fuzzy analytic hierarchy process, pp 245-247

Papasaika H. and Baltsavias E. Quality evaluation of DEMs, pp 249-252

Höhle J. and Øster Pederson C. A new method for checking the planimetric accuracy of Digital Elevation Models data derived by airborne laser scanning, pp 253-256

Coveney S. Land-cover class as a qualifier for quoted elevation error in aerial LiDAR, pp 257-259

Gonçalves L.M.S., Fonte C.C., Carrão H. and Caetano M. Improving image classification accuracy: a method to incorporate uncertainty in the selection of training sample set, pp 261-264

Leibovici D.G., Foody G.M. and Boyd D. Spatial entropy for the measurement of the spatial accuracy of classified remote sensing imagery, pp 265-267

Wu Z., Yi L. and Zhang G. Object-oriented remote sensed image classification accuracy assessment, pp 269-272

Förster M., Schuster C. and Kleinschmit B. Significance analysis of multi-temporal RapidEye satellite images in a land-cover classification, pp 273-276

Fassò A. and Finazzi F. Statistical mapping of air quality by remote sensing, pp 277-280

Bossew P. Uncertainty in determining the extension of anomolous zones of spatial environmental variables, pp 281-284

Leyk S., Buttenfield B.P. and Nagle N.N. Uncertainty in demographic small area estimates, pp 285-288

Griffith D.A. and Haining R.P. Analyzing small geographic area datasets containing values having high levels of uncertainty, pp 289-292

Kyriakidis P.C. and Nagle N.N. Geostatistical regression for areal data, pp 293-296

Comber A., Lear A. and Wadsworth R. A comparison of text mining and semantic approaches for integrating national and local habitats data, pp 297-300

Yue T.X., Chen C.-F., Fan Z. M. and Sun X.-F. A high accuracy and high speed method and its application to ecological modelling, pp 301-303

Vieira C.A.O., Santos N.T., Policarpo A. and Alcirley A. Clustering detection for Amazonia deforestation using spatio-temporal scan statistics, pp 305-308

Farmer E., Reinke K.J., Lechner A.M. and Jones S.D. Data quality and the detection of woody vegetation, pp 309-312

Bowling E. and Shortridge A. A dynamic web-based data model for representing geographic points with uncertain locations, pp 313-316

Al-Bakri M. and Fairbairn D. Assessing the accuracy of ‘crowdsourced’ data and its integration with official spatial data sets, pp 317-320

Jones R., Bastin L., Cornford D. and Williams M. Handling and communicating uncertainty in chained geospatial web services, pp 321-324

Donaubauer A., Kutzner T. and Straub F. Accuracy-aware web-based geoprocessing chains, pp 325-328

Goldberg D.W., Wilson J.P. and Cockburn M.G. Toward quantitative geocode accuracy metrics, pp 329-332

Bearman N. and Lovett A. Using sound to represent positional accuracy of address locations, pp 333-336

Cipeluch B., Jacob R., Winstanley A. and Mooney P. Comparison of the accuracy of OpenStreetMap for Ireland with Google Maps and Bing Maps, pp 337-340

Assis L.C., Vieira C.A.O. and Fonseca Silva F. Improvement of the accuracy on image classification process through incorporation of contextual information, pp 341-344

Bai H. and Ge Y. Extracting spatial decision rules using rough fuzzy sets, pp 345-347

Bhatti A.M., Rundquist D., Schalles J. and Ramirez L. Application of hyperspectral remotely sensed data for water quality monitoring: accuracy and limitation, pp 349-352

Bingwen Q., Yinbo S., Chongcheng C. and Xiaoyang T. Identification of optimal spatial resolution with local variance, semivariogram and wavelet method, pp 353-356

Chen J. and Jiang J. Analysis of spatial autocorrelation for point objects based on line buffer, pp 357-360

Comber A., Umezaki M. and Brunsdon C. Identifying fuzzy land use from network and graph theoretical approaches, pp 361-364

Davis R.W., Bender L.C., Cook J.G., Cook R. and Warner R.E. Uncertainty in habitat quality maps for elk: implications for estimates of carrying capacity, pp 365-368

Di W., Hai H., Yunyan D. and Xiaomei Y. Digital chart error theory and quality assessment, pp 369-372

Girres J.F. and Julien P. Estimation of digitizing and polygonal approximation errors in the computation of length in vector databases, pp 373-376

Grist E.P.M. and McIlvenny J. D. A geo-spatial site characterization framework for determining optimal offshore locations of hydrokinetic tidal energy devices in the Pentland Firth, pp 377-380

Hamm N.S., Demwez T.Z., Stein A. and Boucherie R. Air quality mapping: combining models, in situ measurements and remote sensing, pp 381-384

Hurbanek P., Atkinson P.M., Chockalingam J., Pazur R. and Rosina K. Accuracy of built-up area mapping in Europe at varying scales and thresholds, pp 385-388

Iiames Jr, J.S. Accuracy sampling design bias on coarse spatial resolution land cover data in the Great Lakes Region (United States and Canada), pp 389-391

Kerry R., Goovaerts P., Smit I. and Ingram B. R. A comparison of indicator and Poisson Kriging of herbivore species abundance in Kruger National Park, South Africa, pp 393-396

Keskin F., Yücel I. and Kuligowski R.J. Satellite precipitation assessments for flash flood events in Turkey, pp 397-400

Marinelli M.A. and Corner R. An analysis of propagated uncertainties in ecological niche spatial modelling, pp 405-408

Naimi B., Skidmore A.K., Hamm N.A.S. and Groen T.A. Positional error propagation analysis in habitat distribution modelling, pp 409-412

Paredes-Hernández C.U., Tansey K.J., Tate N.J. and Salinas-Castillo W.E. An accuracy assessment of spaceborne x-band (TerraSAR-X) spotlight mode InSAR DEMs, pp 413-416

Poggio L. and Soille P. Modelling uncertainty in watershed divides from SRTM and GDEM, pp 417-419

Saint-Geours N. and Lilburne L. Comparison of three spatial sensitivity analysis techniques, pp 421-424

Schnieder L. and Wegener M. Transgression of semantic boundaries by methodical terminology management, pp 425-428

Shalaik B. and Winstanley A. Handling positional uncertainty in a real-time bus tracking system, pp 429-431

Vieira C.A.O., Assis L.C. and Becker M. Identification of priority zones for conservation considering water resources in the Alto Paraguai watershed region, pp 433-436