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GeoComputation 2019 call for papers

Paper submission and review

Paper and extended abstract submission is now closed.

Extended abstracts of max 1500 words must be submitted by 14 June 2019. If you would like to present your extended abstract as a poster, please indicate this with your submission. Papers and extended abstracts will be peer reviewed by members of the scientific review committee and confirmation of acceptance will be by 7 June  2019 (papers) or 28 June 2019 (extended abstracts).

We invite submitted papers / extended abstracts on geocomputation topics including, but not limited to, spatial analysis and statistics, geographic visualization and visual analytics, virtual and augmented reality, cyber GIS, open geospatial science, computational movement analysis, complex systems analysis, AI and machine learning methods for geographical research, Agent-based modelling, cellular automata and geosimulation, geospatial uncertainty, spatial data mining and applied geocomputation.

Accepted papers and extended abstracts will be published in electronic proceedings on a USB stick. Before final acceptance for publication, at least one author of any given paper must be registered for the conference so that they can present..

Paper format

Papers should be at least 2500 words and no greater than 4000 words. Extended abstracts should be no greater than ~1500 words. Both formats should include a short standard abstract (not included in the word count).

Please submit documents as PDFs. Please use the family names of the authors, in CamelCase, to name files.

Extended abstracts should match previous GeoComp style:

  • Example  (PDF, 1.3MB)
  • Word template (Word, 31KB)
  • LaTeX template
  • Please submit as a PDF, with titles, headings, and subheadings at 16, 16, and 14pt
  • A sans serif font (preferably Calibri or Helvetica), author details at 9pt and all other text at 11pt in a serif font (preferably Times New Roman)
  • Margins should be 2.54cm, with left-right margins for the short abstract of 3.45cm
  • Text should be left-right justified. References should follow the Harvard style guide

Workshop and Themed Session proposal submission

We still welcome submissions for themed sessions within the conference and workshops to run on the first scheduled day (18th September 2019). Also running on that day is the New Zealand Geospatial Research Conference 2019.

For proposed workshops and themed sessions, please submit a title and abstract of half to full page length, covering at least topic description and relevance.


GeoComputation 2019 Special Feature Issue in JoSIS

Authors of conference papers with very good reviews will be invited to extend their submission into a full length paper for consideration for a GeoComputation 2019 Special Feature Issue in the Journal of Spatial Information Science (JoSIS).

The submitted papers will be peer reviewed following the standard JoSIS procedure and publication is anticipated in 2020.

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