Jin, C., Nara, A., Yang, J. A., & Tsou, M. H. (2019). Similarity measurement on human mobility data with spatially weighted structural similarity index (SpSSIM). Transactions in GIS.

Liu X., Yang X., & Chang G.L. (2019). Two-stage model for optimizing traffic signal control plans of signalized Superstreet. Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, 15(2), pp: 993-1018.

Han, S. Y., Tsou, M. H., Knaap, E., Rey, S., & Cao, G. (2019). How Do Cities Flow in an Emergency? Tracing Human Mobility Patterns during a Natural Disaster with Big Data and Geospatial Data Science. Urban Science, 3(2), 51.

Dang, L., Chen, Z., Lee, J., Tsou M. H., & Ye, X. (2019). Simulating the spatial diffusion of memes on social media networks, International Journal of Geographical Information Science. 10.1080/13658816.2019.1591414

Gawron, J. M., Dodge, A., Tsou, M.-H., Spitzberg, B., & An, L. (2019). Linguistically guided community discovery. Big Data & Society.



Martinez, L. S., Tsou, M-H., & Spitzberg, B. H. (2019). A case study in belief surveillance, sentiment analysis, and identification of informational targets for e-cigarettes interventions. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Social Media and Society. July 19-21, 2019. Toronto, Canada. Association for Computing Machinery.

Jessica Dozier, Kimberly McFarland, Sahar Ghanipoor Machiani, Atsushi Nara, Xianfeng (Terry) Yang, Ming-Hsiang Tsou, (2019). Improve disaster communication in hyperlocal online and offline communities using social media data: A case study of the 2015 Nepal earthquake. Proceedings in 2019 Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board (TRB), January 13–17, Washington D.C.



Lee, Joey Ying, and Ming-Hsiang Tsou. "Mapping Spatiotemporal Tourist Behaviors and Hotspots Through Location-Based Photo-Sharing Service (Flickr) Data." In LBS 2018: 14th International Conference on Location Based Services, pp. 315-334. Springer, Cham, 2018

Yang, X., Cheng, Y., & Chang, G.L. (2018), "Integration of Adaptive Signal Control and Freeway Off-ramp Priority Control for Commuting Corridors", Transportation Research Part C, vol. 86, pp. 328-345

Salap, S., Jankowski, P., Clarke, K., Kyriakidis, P., & Nara, A. (2018). A Meta-Modelling Approach for Spatio-Temporal Uncertainty and Sensitivity Analysis: An Application for a Cellular Automata based Urban Growth and Land Use Change Model. International Journal of Geographic Information Science. 32(4), 637-662.

 Book Chapters

Nara, A., Tsou, M-H., Yang, J-A., & Huang C-C. (2018). The opportunities and challenges with social media and big data for research in human dynamics. In S-L. Shaw & D. Sui (Eds.), Human Dynamics Research in Smart and Connected Communities.

Yang JA., Tsou MH., Spitzberg B., An L., Gawron J.M., Gupta D. (2019) Mapping Spatial Information Landscape in Cyberspace with Social Media. In: Wang S., Goodchild M. (eds) CyberGIS for Geospatial Discovery and Innovation. GeoJournal Library, vol 118. Springer, Dordrecht.




Cheng, Y. & Yang, X. (2017). Signal Coordination Model for Local Arterial with Heavy Bus Flows. Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations. In Press and published online.

Yang, X. & Gang, GL, (2017), "Estimation of Time-Varying Origin-Destination Patterns for Design of Multipath Progression on a Signalized Arterial", Journal of Transportation Research Board: Transportation Research Record, vol. 2667, pp. 28-38

Jahangiri, A., V. Berardi, and S. Ghanipoor Machiani “Application of Real Field Connected Vehicle Data for Aggressive Driving Identification on Horizontal Curves.” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Vol. PP, No. 99, pp. 1-9.

Gibbons, J., Nara, A., & Appleyard, B. (2017). Exploring the Imprint of Social Media Networks on Neighborhood Community through the Lens of Gentrification. Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science.

Atsushi Nara, Xianfeng Yang, Sahar Ghanipoor Machiani, Ming-Hsiang Tsou, (2017). An integrated evacuation decision support system framework with social perception analysis and dynamic population estimation, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 25, 190-201. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2017.09.020

Elias Issa, Ming-Hsiang Tsou, Brian H. Spitzberg, Atsushi Nara (2017). Understanding Spatio-Temporal Characteristics of Twitter Data With Geotagged and Non-geotagged Content: Two Case Studies With Topic of Flu and Ted-Movie, Annals of GIS, 23(3), 219-235.

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.

Ick-Hoi Kim, Chen-Chieh Feng, Yi-Chen Wang, Brian H. Spitzberg & Ming-Hsiang Tsou (2017): Exploratory Spatiotemporal Analysis in Risk Communication during the MERS Outbreak in South Korea, The Professional Geographer, DOI:10.1080/00330124.2017.1288577.

 Book Chapters

Tsou, Ming-Hsiang, Chin-Te Jung, Christopher Allen, Jiue-An Yang, Su Yeon Han, Brian H. Spitzberg, and Jessica Dozier. "Building a Real-Time Geo-Targeted Event Observation (Geo) Viewer for Disaster Management and Situation Awareness." In Advances in Cartography and GIScience: Selections from the International Cartographic Conference 2017, p. 85. Springer, 2017.

Nara, A. (2017). Space-Time GIS and its Evolution. In Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. Elsevier

Nara, A. (2017). Data Model, Moving Objects. The International Encyclopedia of Geography. 1–9.

Nara, A., Allen, C., & Izumi, K. (2017). Surgical Phase Recognition using Movement Data from Video Imagery and Location Sensor Data. In Griffith D., Chun Y., Dean D. (eds), Advances in Geocomputation (pp. 229–237). Springer, Cham.

 Other Publications

Tsou, M-H., Zhang, H., Nara, A., and Han, S. (Accepted Abstract) Estimating hourly population distribution change at high spatiotemporal resolution in urban areas using geo-tagged tweets, land use data, and dasymetic maps. 2017 2nd International Symposium on Spatiotemporal Computing, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, August 7-9.

Yuan, M., & Nara, A. (2017). Identify Movement and Interaction Patterns from Large GPS Data of Individual Entities (Keynote presentation). The 2nd International Workshop on Interactive and Spatial Computing (IWISC), The University of Texas Dallas Institute for Interactive and Spatial Computing (UT-DIISC), April 13-14.



Yang, Xianfeng, Lu, Yang, and Hao, Wei, (2016), "Origin Destination (OD) Estimation using Probe Vehicle Trajectory and Link Counts Journal of Advanced Transportation", Accepted.