Su Yeon Han, Ming-Hsiang Tsou & Keith C. Clarke (2017): Revisiting the death of geography in the era of Big Data: the friction of distance in cyberspace and real space, International Journal of Digital Earth, DOI: 10.1080/17538947.2017.1330366


Allen, C., Tsou, M. H., Aslam, A., Nagel, A., & Gawron, J. M. (2016). Applying GIS and Machine Learning Methods to Twitter Data for Multiscale Surveillance of Influenza. PloS one, 11(7), e0157734.

Yang, Jiue-An, Ming-Hsiang Tsou, Chin-Te Jung, Christopher Allen, Brian H. Spitzberg, Jean Mark Gawron, and Su-Yeon Han. (2016) "Social media analytics and research testbed (SMART): Exploring spatiotemporal patterns of human dynamics with geo-targeted social media messages." Big Data & Society 3, no. 1 (2016): 2053951716652914. doi: 10.1177/2053951716652914.

Shih-Lung Shaw, Ming-Hsiang Tsou & Xinyue Ye (2016) Editorial: human dynamics in the mobile and big data era, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 30:9, 1687-1693. doi: 10.1080/13658816.2016.1164317.

An, Li, Ming‐Hsiang Tsou, Brian H. Spitzberg, Dipak K. Gupta, and J. Mark Gawron. (2016). "Latent trajectory models for space‐time analysis: An application in deciphering spatial panel data." Geographical Analysis (2016). doi:10.1111/gean.12097.

Wang, Z., Ye, X *, & Tsou, M. (2016) Spatial, temporal, and content analysis of Twitter for wildfire hazards. Natural Hazards doi: 10.1007/s11069-016-2329-6. .

Li, S., Ye, X *, Lee, J., Gong, J., & Qin, C. (2016) Spatiotemporal analysis of housing prices in China: a big data perspective. Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy. doi: 10.1007/s12061-016-9185-3.

Chong, Z., Qin, C. Ye, X * (2016) Environmental Regulation, Economic Network and Sustainable Growth of Urban Agglomerations in China. Sustainability.
doi: 10.3390/su8050467.

Zhao, H. Lee, J., Ye, X *, & Tyner, J. (2016). Spatiotemporal Analyses of Religious Establishments in Coastal China. GeoJournal DOI: 10.1007/s10708-016-9726-y. .
doi: 10.1007/s10708-016-9726-y.

Zhang, F., Zhu X., Ye, X *, Guo W., Hu T., & Huang, L. (2016). Analyzing Urban Human Mobility Patterns through Thematic Model at the Finer Scale. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information.
doi: 10.3390/ijgi5060078.

Huang, X., Zhao, Y., Yang, J., Zhang, C., Ma, C., & Ye, X. (2016). TrajGraph: A Graph-Based Visual Analytics Approach to Studying Urban Network Centralities Using Taxi Trajectory Data. Visualization and Computer Graphics, IEEE Transactions on, 22(1), 160-169.
doi: 10.1109/TVCG.2015.2467771.

Ye, X. & Lee, J. (2016) Integrating geographic activity space and social network space to promote healthy lifestyles. ACMSIGSPATIAL Health GIS.


Tsou, MH. 2015. Research challenges and opportunities in mapping social media and Big Data, Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 42:sup1, 70-74, doi: 10.1080/15230406.2015.1059251.

Li, A, Tsou, MH, Crook, S, Chun, Y, Spitzberg, B, Gawron, JM & Gupta, D. 2015. Space–time analysis: Concepts, quantitative methods, and future directions. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. doi: 10.1080/00045608.2015.1064510.

Jiang W, Wang Y, Tsou M-H, Fu X (2015). Using Social Media to Detect Outdoor Air Pollution and Monitor Air Quality Index (AQI): A Geo-Targeted Spatiotemporal Analysis Framework with Sina Weibo (Chinese Twitter). PLoS ONE, 10(10): e0141185.
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141185.

Wang, Y., Wang, T., Ye, X*, Zhu, J., & Lee, J. (2015). Using Social Media for Emergency Response and Urban Sustainability: A Case Study of the 2012 Beijing Rainstorm. Sustainability, 8(1), 25.
doi: 10.3390/su8010025.

Tsou, MH, Jung, CT, Allen, C, Yang, JA, Gawron, JM, Spitzberg, B & Han, S. 2015. Social media analytics and research test-bed (SMART Dashboard). In Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Social Media & Society. Toronto: ACM Press. doi: 10.1145/2789187.2789196. Download.

Han SY, Tsou MH, Clarke KC. 2015. Do global cities enable global views? Using Twitter to quantify the level of geographical awareness of U. S. cities. PLoS ONE 10(7): e0132464. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0132464.

Tsou, MH & Lusher, D. 2015. Mapping web pages by internet protocol (IP) addresses: Analyzing spatial and temporal characteristics of web search engine results. The International Symposium on Cartography in Internet and Ubitquitous Environments 2015. Download.

Jung, CT, Tsou, MH, & Issa, E. 2015. Developing a real-time situation awareness viewer for monitoring disaster impacts using location-based social media messages in Twitter. International Conference on Location-based Social Media. Download.


The following publications are made available from Mapping ideas from Cyberspace to Realspace Project:

Lee, J, Lay, JG, Chin, WBC, Chi, YL, Hsueh, YH. 2014. An experiment to model spatial diffusion process with nearest neighbor analysis and regression estimation. International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research, 5 (1), 1-15. Download.

Tsou, MH, Woodruff, SI, Spitzberg, B, Reed, M, Moran, M, Gawron, M, Allen, C, & Yang, J. 2014. Using GIS and Geo-targeted Social Media (Twitter) to Track Illicit Drug Use Trends in Space and Over Time. GIScience 2014 Conference. Extended Refereed Abstract accepted.

Ming-Hsiang Tsou, Brian H. Spitzberg, Chris Allen, Anoshé Aslam, & Anna Nagel, Geo-Targeted Social Media Analytics for Tracking Disease Outbreaks and Public Opinion at the Municipal Scale. 2014 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media, Atlanta, Georgia. August 19-21, 2014.

Dipak Gupta, Brian Spitzberg, Ming-Hsiang Tsou, Mark Gawron, & An Li. (in Press). Chapter 3: Of Mining and Mine Fields: Revolution in Paradigms of Data Analysis and Interpretation. In L. Fenstermacher (ed) Countering Violent Extremism: A Multidisciplinary Perspective. Air University Press.

Spitzberg, B. H. (in press). Toward a model of meme diffusion (M3D). Communication Theory. [accepted for publication, 7-Feb-2014).