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. Tomko M, Winter S. Beyond digital twins - A commentary. ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING B-URBAN ANALYTICS AND CITY SCIENCE. Sage Publications. 2019, Vol. 46, Issue 2. DOI: 10.1177/2399808318816992
  2. Acharya D, Khoshelham K, Winter S. BIM-PoseNet: Indoor camera localisation using a 3D indoor model and deep learning from synthetic images. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. Elsevier Science. 2019, Vol. 150. DOI: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2019.02.020
  3. Acharya D, Ramezani M, Khoshelham K, Winter S. BIM-Tracker: A model-based visual tracking approach for indoor localisation using a 3D building model. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. Elsevier Science. 2019, Vol. 150. DOI: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2019.02.014
  4. Chen H, Vasardani M, Winter S. Clustering-based disambiguation of fine-grained place names from descriptions. GeoInformatica. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 2019. DOI: 10.1007/s10707-019-00341-6
  5. 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. 2019, Vol. 20, Issue 3. DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2018.2836957
  6. Gupta S, Vasardani M, Lohani B, Winter S. Pedestrian's risk-based negotiation model for self-driving vehicles to get the right of way. ACCIDENT ANALYSIS AND PREVENTION. Pergamon-Elsevier Science. 2019, Vol. 124. DOI: 10.1016/j.aap.2019.01.003
  7. Purves RS, Winter S, Kuhn W. Places in Information Science. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. John Wiley & Sons. 2019. DOI: 10.1002/asi.24194
  8. Roddis S, Winter S, Zhao F, Kutadinata R. Respondent preferences in travel survey design: An initial comparison of narrative, structured and technology-based travel survey instruments. Travel Behaviour and Society. 2019, Vol. 16. DOI: 10.1016/j.tbs.2019.03.003
  9. Das R, Winter S. A fuzzy logic based transport mode detection framework in urban environment. JOURNAL OF INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS. Taylor & Francis Ltd. 2018, Vol. 22, Issue 6. DOI: 10.1080/15472450.2018.1436968
  10. 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
  11. Chen H, Vasardani M, Winter S, Tomko M. A Graph Database Model for Knowledge Extracted from Place Descriptions. . 2018. DOI: 10.20944/preprints201804.0202.v1
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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.

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