Professor Stephan Winter

  • Room: Level: 03 Room: B305
  • Building: Engineering Block B
  • Campus: Parkville

Research interests

  • Disaster management, emergency response, evacuation
  • Human orientation, wayfinding and navigation
  • Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and computational transportation science
  • Mapping (crowd sourcing, volunteered geographic information)
  • Mobile geosensor networks
  • Smart Cities (smart transport, urban analytics)
  • Spatial cognitive engineering, spatial cognition
  • Spatial data mining and geographic information retrieval

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Stephan Winter is Professor for Spatial Information Science in the Department of Infrastructure Engineeering at The University of Melbourne.

Recent publications

  1. Das R, Winter S. A fuzzy logic based transport mode detection framework in urban environment. Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations. 2018. DOI: 10.1080/15472450.2018.1436968
  2. Chen H, Vasardani M, Winter S, Tomko M. A Graph Database Model for Knowledge Extracted from Place Descriptions. ISPRS INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GEO-INFORMATION. 2018, Vol. 7, Issue 6. DOI: 10.3390/ijgi7060221
  3. Winter S, Hamzei E, Van De Weghe N, Ooms K. A graph representation for verbal indoor route descriptions. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag. 2018, Vol. 11034 LNAI. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-96385-3_6
  4. Wang Y, Winter S, Tomko M. Collaborative activity-based ridesharing. Journal of Transport Geography. Pergamon. 2018, Vol. 72. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2018.08.013
  5. Navidi Z, Ronald N, Winter S. Comparison between ad-hoc demand responsive and conventional transit: a simulation study. PUBLIC TRANSPORT. Dr Dietrich Steinkopff Verlag. 2018, Vol. 10, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1007/s12469-017-0173-z
  6. Hamzei E, Hua H, Tomko M, Chen H, Vasardani M, Winter S. Deriving place graphs from spatial databases. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. Rheinisch-Westfaelische Technische Hochschule Aachen * Lehrstuhl Informatik V. 2018, Vol. 2087.
  7. Gupta S, Vasardani M, Winter S. Negotiation Between Vehicles and Pedestrians for the Right of Way at Intersections. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. 2018. DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2018.2836957
  8. Yin Z-C, Wu Y, Winter S, Hu L-F, Huang J-J. Random encounters in probabilistic time geography. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SCIENCE. Taylor & Francis Ltd. 2018, Vol. 32, Issue 5. DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2018.1428748
  9. Winter S, Egenhofer M, Kuhn W, Raubal M. Special section in honor of Andrew U. Frank. International Journal of Geographical Information Science. Taylor & Francis Ltd. 2018, Vol. 32, Issue 12. DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2018.1503277
  10. Maiti S, Winter S, Kulik L. A conceptualization of vehicle platoons and platoon operations. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART C-EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES. Pergamon-Elsevier Science. 2017, Vol. 80. DOI: 10.1016/j.trc.2017.04.005
  11. Majic I, Winter S, Tomko M. Finding equivalent keys in OpenStreetMap: Semantic similarity computation based on extensional definitions. Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on GeoAI: AI and Deep Learning for Geographic Knowledge Discovery, GeoAI 2017. 2017. DOI: 10.1145/3149808.3149813
  12. Winter S, Das R, Navidi Z. Geospatial Data Science Approaches for Transport Demand Modeling. Geospatial Data Science Techniques and Applications. CRC Press. 2017. Editors: Karimi HA, Karimi B. DOI: 10.1201/9781315228396-9
  13. Wang Y, Winter S, Ronald N. How much is trust: The cost and benefit of ridesharing with friends. COMPUTERS ENVIRONMENT AND URBAN SYSTEMS. Pergamon. 2017, Vol. 65. DOI: 10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2017.06.002
  14. Truelove M, Khoshelham K, McLean S, Winter S, Vasardani M. Identifying Witness Accounts from Social Media Using Imagery. ISPRS INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GEO-INFORMATION. MDPI AG. 2017, Vol. 6, Issue 4. DOI: 10.3390/ijgi6040120
  15. Winter S, Tomko M, Vasardani M, Richter K-F, Khoshelham K. Indoor localization and navigation independent of sensor based technologies. SIGSPATIAL Special. Association for Computing Machinery. 2017, Vol. 9, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1145/3124104.3124109

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