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GEOINFO 2015 : Brazilian Symposium on Geoinformatics


Conference Series : Brazilian Symposium on GeoInformatics
When Nov 29, 2015 - Dec 2, 2015
Where Campos do Jordão, SP/Brazil
Abstract Registration Due Aug 10, 2015
Submission Deadline Aug 17, 2015
Notification Due Sep 30, 2015
Final Version Due Oct 22, 2015
Categories    spatial databases   geoinformatics

Call For Papers

Call for Papers

The GEOINFO series (Brazilian Symposium on Geoinformatics) is an annual conference for exploring ongoing research, development and innovative applications on geographic information science and related areas.

Papers should describe original research. Ongoing or recently completed works are welcome. All the submissions will be reviewed by an international scientific committee.

Special edition in Journal

Selected full papers will be published in a special edition of the Brazilian Journal of Cartography (RBC). RBC is a traditional open access journal that have been published six times a year, for more than 40 years. It is sponsored by the Brazilian Society of Cartography, Geodesy, Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (SBC), focusing on Cartography, Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, Geodesy, and related areas.

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Authors of other selected full papers will be invited to submit an extended version to the Journal of Information and Data Management (JIDM). JIDM is an electronic journal that is published three times a year. It is sponsored by the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC), focusing on information and data management in large repositories and document collections. It relates to different areas of Computer Science, including databases, information retrieval, digital libraries, knowledge discovery, data mining and geographical information systems.

More about JIDM at
Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline: August 10, 2015
Paper submission deadline: August 17, 2015
Notification of acceptance: September 30, 2015
Camera-ready version: October 22, 2015

GEOINFO invites research submissions on topics related to geoinformatics. Suggested topics include (but are not limited to):
Spatial and spatiotemporal databases
Spatial and spatiotemporal data models and modeling
Spatial and spatiotemporal data infrastructures
Spatial and spatiotemporal data mining
Spatial and spatiotemporal data warehouses
Spatial and spatiotemporal data fusion
Spatial, spatiotemporal and multidimensional access methods
Spatiotemporal query processing and optimization
Spatial analysis and spatial statistics
Spatial metadata
GIS digital libraries
Multiple representations in spatial databases
Ontologies for spatial information
Interoperability and standards in GIS
Mobile and distributed geographic information services
GIS and the Internet
Computational geometry
Visualization in GIS
Visual analytics of spatial and spatiotemporal data
Virtual reality and 3D GIS
Digital cartography
Moving objects data analysis
Dynamic modeling and GIS applications of cellular automata
Mapping and remote sensing
Remote sensing and GIS integration
Remote Sensing image analysis
Content based image query
Quality control and error propagation in GIS
Crowdsourcing and curation of spatial and spatiotemporal data
Spatial systems for decision support
Innovative applications of geotechnologies
Paper Format

GEOINFO 2015 will accept two types of articles:

Full papers: should present completed research projects or completed stages of ongoing projects, consisting of up to 12 pages, in English.
Short papers: can present work in progress, consisting of up to 6 pages, in English (preferably), or Portuguese.
Full and short papers should be submitted in PDF format, made in accordance with the SBC guidelines (download templates and guidelines here). Templates are available for OpenOffice, MS-Word, or LaTeX, along with instructions for preparing the papers.

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