IV Brazilian Symposium on GeoInformatics - Call for Papers

Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo lhf at visgraf.impa.br
Wed Jul 3 13:37:58 PDT 2002

IV Brazilian Symposium on GeoInformatics - GeoInfo 2002
December 5-6 2002 - Hotel Gloria - Caxambu - Minas Gerais - Brazil
(Apologies for cross-postings)


GeoInfo 2002 is an annual forum for exploring ongoing research,
development and innovative applications on geographic information
science and related areas, including, but not limited to, the
following fields:

  * Spatial databases
  * Spatial and spatio-temporal data modeling
  * Interoperability and standards in GIS
  * Ontologies for spatial data
  * Spatial metadata
  * Spatial, spatio-temporal, and multidimensional access methods
  * Spatial queries processing and optimization
  * Multiple representations in spatial databases
  * Intrgrity constraints in spatio-temporal databases
  * Geospatial versioning
  * Graphical aspects of GIS and spatial databases
  * Vector and raster data management issues
  * Computational geometry
  * Virtual reality and 3D GIS
  * Large volume GIS servers and parallel GIS
  * Visual query languages
  * Similarity search
  * GIS and Internet
  * Location-based services
  * Mobile and distributed geographic information services
  * Real-time spatio-temporal GIS
  * Spatial data warehouses and decision support systems
  * Spatial and spatio-temporal data mining, knowledge discovery
  * Spatial data quality
  * Content-based image retrieval
  * Geostatistics
  * Spatial analysis and spatial statistics
  * Innovative applications of geotechnologies

Papers should describe original research, ongoing (preferably) or
recently completed. Papers can be submitted in Portuguese, English
or Spanish, and are limited to 8 pages. Complete instructions and
further information are available at


August 30, 2002    - Paper submission
September 30, 2002 - Notification of acceptance
October 15, 2002   - Camera-ready version
December 5-6, 2002 - GeoInfo 2002 at Caxambu, Minas Gerais, Brazil


Clodoveu Davis (PRODABEL) (coordinator)
Karla Albuquerque de Vasconcelos Borges (PRODABEL) (coordinator)
Alberto Laender (UFMG)
Ana Carolina Salgado (UFPE)
Antônio Miguel Monteiro (INPE)
Arnaldo de Albuquerque Araújo (UFMG)
Cirano Iochpe (UFRGS)
Cláudia Bauzer Medeiros (UNICAMP)
Frederico Fonseca (Penn State)
Gilberto Câmara (INPE)
Jansle Vieira Rocha (UNICAMP)
José Luiz de Souza Pio (FUA)
João Argemiro Paiva (INPE)
Jugurta Lisboa Filho (UFV)
Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo (IMPA)
Max Egenhofer (University of Maine)
Valeria Times (UFPE)

(other names to be confirmed)


Antonio Miguel Monteiro (INPE)
Clodoveu Davis (PRODABEL)
Gilberto Camara (INPE)
Maria da Piedade Oliveira (PRODABEL)

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