Version: November 10, 2016 (still subject to Change!)

Mon., Nov 14 Tue., Nov 15 Wed., Nov 16
Evening Icebreaker Dinner

Sunday, November 13, 2016

13:30 – 18:00 Workshop on LBS research agenda

Monday, November 14, 2016

8:15 Registration opens
9:00 Conference opening: Rector Sabine Seidler (TU Wien), Georg Gartner (TU Wien, ICA) and Martin Raubal (AGILE).
9:20–9:50 Development of an LBS Research Agenda: Haosheng Huang (ICA LBS Commission) Presentation

9:50–10:30 (Chair: Georg Gartner, TU Wien)

Navigation and Wayfinding I

  • Karl Rehrl, Richard Brunauer, Simon Gröchenig and Eva Lugstein

    Generation of Meaningful Location References for Referencing Traffic Information to Road Networks using Qualitative Spatial Concepts Presentation

  • Joerg Roth

    Efficient Computation of Bypass Areas Presentation

10:30–11:00 Parkbob Coffee Break
11:00–12:30 (Chair: Karl Rehrl, Salzburg Research)

Social LBS and VGI

  • Hanna-Marika Halkosaari, Mikko Rönneberg, Mari Laakso, Pyry Kettunen, Juha Oksanen and Tapani Sarjakoski

    Concept Design of #hylo – Geosocial Network for Sharing Hyperlocal Information on a Map Presentation

  • Nicholas Bennett

    Narrative Extraction through Detecting and Characterising National and Local Events

  • Omid Reza Abbasi and Ali Asghar Alesheikh

    Ranking the City: The Role of Location-Based Social Networks in Collective Human Mobility Prediction Presentation

  • Ying Long

    Evaluating cities’ vitality and identifying ghost cities in China with emerging geographical data Presentation

12:30–13:50 Lunch Break
13:50–15:30 (Johannes Schöning, Hasselt University)

Navigation and Wayfinding II

  • Rui Li

    Effects of visual variables on the perception of distance in off-screen landmarks: Size, color value, and crispness Presentation

  • Rajchandar Padmanaban and Jakub Krukar

    Increasing the Density of Local Landmarks in Wayfinding Instructions for the Visually Impaired Presentation

  • Conrad Franke and Jürgen Schweikart

    Investigation of landmark-based pedestrian navigation processes with a mobile eye tracking system Presentation

  • Anita Graser

    Recent Advances and Challenges in the Development of Landmark-based Pedestrian Navigation Systems using OSM Presentation

  • Sebastian Feld, Hao Lyu and Andreas Keler

    Identifying Divergent Building Structures Using Fuzzy Clustering of Isovist Features Presentation

15:30–16:00 Coffee Break
16:00–17:40 (Chair: Martin Raubal, ETH Zurich)

Mobility Analysis I

  • Pia Bereuter and Robert Weibel

    Ambulatory Assessment to Study Mobility and Activity Patterns in Healthy Aging Research Presentation

  • Pilleriine Kamenjuk and Anto Aasa

    Passive Mobile Positioning as a Way to Map the Connections Between Change of Residence and Daily Mobility Presentation

  • Yaofei Chang and Chun Liu

    Exploring Human Mobility Characteristics Based on Floating Car Data and Mobile Phone Records Presentation

  • Kimia Amouzandeh, Farid Karimipour, Seyed Hossein Chavoshi and Havard Tveite

    Exploring Spatio-Temporal Patterns in Sport Movement Observations (Case Study: Orienteering) Presentation

  • Stefan van der Spek and Edward Verbree

    Using WiFi monitoring for indoor movement analysis at TU Delft Presentation

17:40 Ice Breaker

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

9:00–10:40 (Chair: Chun Liu, Tongji University)

Positioning I

  • Kris van Erum and Johannes Schöning

    SubwayAPPS: Using Smartphone Barometers for Positioning in Underground Transportation Enviroments

  • Guenther Retscher and Florian Roth

    Wi-Fi Fingerprinting with Reduced Signal Strength Observations from Long-time Measurements Presentation

  • Germán M. Mendoza-Silva, Joaquín Torres-Sospedra, Joaquín Huerta, Raul Montoliu, Fernando Benítez and Oscar Belmonte

    Situation Goodness Method for Weighted Centroid-based Wi-Fi APs Localization Presentation

  • Andreas Ettlinger, Hans-Berndt Neuner and Thomas Burgess

    Smartphone sensor-based orientation determination for indoor-navigation Presentation

  • Xingyu Zheng, Yi Long, Yong Shi and Yue Xu

    A Hiden Markov model for indoor tracking based on Bluetooth fingerprinting and step counting Presentation

10:40–11:40 (Chair: Markus Jobst, TU Wien)

Interactive Session I + Coffee break

11:40–12:30 (Chair: Haosheng Huang, University of Zurich)

Industrial Session

  • Lidija Filipovic, Christian Adelsberger, Nilüfer Cipa and Maja Pavlin (Parkbob)

    Context aware parking services – how we made it work

  • André Seirafi (Fluxguide)

    Location-services will be the heart of internet of things – how will this future look like

  • Marcel Aberle (INS Insider Navigation Systems GmbH)

    Benefits of an augmented reality based indoor navigation solution

  • Thomas Burgess and Reinhard Müllner ( what we do, and recent improvements in radio positioning

12:30–14:00 Lunch Break
14:00–15:20 (Chair: Jörg Roth, Technische Hochschule Nürnberg)

Navigation and wayfinding III

  • Eva Nuhn and Sabine Timpf

    A multidimensional model for personalized landmarks Presentation

  • Dominik Bucher, David Jonietz and Martin Raubal

    A Heuristic for Multi-Modal Route Planning Presentation

  • Sebastian Feld, Martin Werner and Claudia Linnhoff-Popien

    Criteria for Selecting Small Sets of Alternative Routes in Constrained Free Space Scenarios Presentation

  • Mahsa Sadat Naseri and Farid Karimipour

    Cognitive subdivisions in outdoor navigation Presentation

15:20–16:00 (Chair: Markus Jobst, TU Wien)

Interactive Session II + Coffee break

16:00–17:40 (Chair: Jukka Krisp, Universität Augsburg)

User studies, privacy and motivation

  • Mehrnaz Ataei and Christian Kray

    Ephemerality is the new black: a novel perspective on location data management and location privacy in LBS Presentation

  • Andrew Wood, Chris Brignell, Zoe Gardner, Mike Jackson, Robert John, Christian Wagner, Didier Leibovici, Anahid Basiri

    The Use of Spatial Uncertainty in the obfuscation of location data for the purpose of privacy protection

  • Christoph Schlieder and Peter Wullinger

    Reducing Locomotion Overhead in Educational Geogames Presentation

  • Min Lu, Masatoshi Arikawa and Atsuyuki Okabe

    Classes for Creating Location-based Audio Tour Content: A Case of User-Generated LBS Education to University Students Presentation

  • Sarah-Kristin Thiel and Peter Fröhlich

    Gamification as motivation to engage in location-based public participation? Presentation

19:30 Conference Dinner

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

9:00–10:40 (Chair: Rui Li, SUNY Albany)

Innovative LBS Applications

  • José Miguel Santana, Jochen Wendel, Agustín Trujillo, José Pablo Suárez, Alexander Simons and Andreas Koch

    Multimodal Location Based Services – Semantic 3D city data as Virtual and Augmented Reality Presentation

  • Yuanyuan Wang, Maho Nishizawa, Yukiko Kawai and Kazutoshi Sumiya

    Location-based Image Viewing System Synchronized with Video Clips Presentation

  • Sebastian Meier

    Enhancing Location Recommendation through Proximity Indicators, Areal Descriptors and Similarity Clusters Presentation

  • Pavel Samsonov

    Connecting the Dots: Informing Location-based Services of Space Usage Rules

  • Mohammad Hosseinpour and Mohammad Reza Malek

    Location Based Advertisement in Location Based Social Networks Presentation

10:40–11:10 Coffee Break
11:10–12:10 (Chair: Sabine Timpf, Universität Augsburg)

Mobility Analysis II

  • Alexander Mraz and Abdenour Nazef

    Development of a Road Deficiency GIS Using Data from Automated Multi-Sensor Systems Presentation

  • Mathias Jahnke, Linfang Ding, Katre Karja and Shirui Wang

    Identifying Origin/Destination Hotspots in Floating Car Data for Visual Analysis of Travelling Behavior Presentation

  • Andreas Keler and Jukka M. Krisp

    Is there a relationship between complicated crossings and frequently visited locations? – A case study with boro taxis and OSM in NYC

12:10–13:40 Lunch Break
13:40–14:40 (Chair: Christoph Schlieder, University of Bamberg)


  • Hossein Vahidi, Brian Klinkenberg and Wanglin Yan

    An Interactive System for Intrinsic Validation of Citizen Science Data for Species Distribution Spatio-temporal Mapping and Modelling Applications

  • Youngmin Lee, Jiyoung Kim, Mikyeong Moon, Inyoung Chae and Kiyun Yu

    Method for Construction of Spatial Sentiment Lexicon using Place Reviews: Case Study on Theme Park Presentation

  • Inyoung Chae, Jiyoung Kim, Youngmin Lee and Kiyun Yu

    Method for travel route recommendation using preference of tourist destination from SNS – Case study on Theme Parks in Seoul, South Korea Presentation

14:40–15:00 Coffee Break
15:00–16:00 (Chair: Nico Van de Weghe, Ghent University)

Positioning II

  • Amin Bassiri, Mohammadreza Asghari Oskoei and Anahid Basiri

    Improvement of BLE Positioning Accuracy using Fuzzy Inference Engines

  • Mohsen Ahmadkhani and Mohammad Reza Malek

    An Improved indoor positioning system based on WLAN Presentation

  • Guenther Retscher and Julian Joksch

    Comparison of Different Vector Distance Measure Calculation Variants for Indoor Location Fingerprinting Presentation

16:00 Closing & Farewell Drinks