Research presentation

Bin Jiang

Professor Bin Jiang forskar bland annat om hur städer kan byggas både hållbarare och med högre skönhetsvärde.

Research presentation

Bin Jiang

Professor, Ph.D in geographic information systems, M.Sc. in remote sensing and computer cartography, B.Sc. in cartography

Research subject: Samhällsbyggnad

Bin Jiang is an independent-minded researcher, and have pioneered a series of novel concepts, methods and tools not only for better understanding urban structure and dynamics, but also for making and remaking the built environment towards sustainability.

http://giscience.hig.se/binjiang/

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Scholarly articles, refereed

Ma, D., Osaragi, T., Oki, T. & Jiang, B. (2020). Exploring the heterogeneity of human urban movements using geo-tagged tweets. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 1-22. 10.1080/13658816.2020.1718153 [More information]
Jiang, B. (2019). A recursive definition of goodness of space for bridging the concepts of space and place for sustainability. Sustainability, 11 (15). 10.3390/su11154091 [More information]
Ren, Z., Jiang, B. & Seipel, S. (2019). Capturing and characterizing human activities using building locations in America. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 8 (5). 10.3390/ijgi8050200 [More information]
Jiang, B. & Ren, Z. (2019). Geographic space as a living structure for predicting human activities using big data. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 33 (4), 764-779. 10.1080/13658816.2018.1427754 [More information]
Jiang, B. (2019). Natural Cities Generated from All Building Locations in America. Data, 4 (2). 10.3390/data4020059 [More information]
Jiang, B. (2019). New Paradigm in Mapping: A Critique on Cartography and GIS. Cartographica, 54 (3), 193-205. 10.3138/cart.54.3.2018-0019 [More information]
Yao, X., Huang, H., Jiang, B. & Krisp, J. (2019). Representation and analytical models for location-based big data. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 33 (4), 707-713. 10.1080/13658816.2018.1562068 [More information]
Behnisch, M., Hecht, R., Herold, H. & Jiang, B. (2019). Urban big data analytics and morphology. Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science, 46 (7 (SI)), 1203-1205. 10.1177/2399808319870016 [More information]
Ma, D., Omer, I., Osaragi, T., Sandberg, M. & Jiang, B. (2019). Why Topology Matters in Predicting Human Activities. Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science, 46 (7), 1297-1313. 10.1177/2399808318792268 [More information]
Ma, D. & Jiang, B. (2018). A smooth curve as a fractal under the third definition. Cartographica, 53 (3), 203-210. 10.3138/cart.53.3.2017-0032 [More information]
Jiang, B. (2018). A Topological Representation for Taking Cities as a Coherent Whole. Geographical Analysis, 50 (3), 298-313. 10.1111/gean.12145 [More information]
Chen, Y. & Jiang, B. (2018). Hierarchical scaling in systems of natural cities. Entropy, 20 (6). 10.3390/e20060432 [More information]
Jiang, B. & Ma, D. (2018). How complex is a fractal? : Head/tail breaks and fractional hierarchy. Journal of Geovisualization and Spatial Analysis, 2 (6). 10.1007/s41651-017-0009-z [More information]
Jiang, B. (2018). Spatial heterogeneity, scale, data character and sustainable transport in the big data era. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 7 (5 (SI)). 10.3390/ijgi7050167 [More information]
Ma, D., Sandberg, M. & Jiang, B. (2017). A Socio-Geographic Perspective on Human Activities in Social Media. Geographical Analysis, 49 (3), 328-342. 10.1111/gean.12122 [More information]
Robinson, A., Demšar, U., Moore, A., Buckley, A., Jiang, B., Field, K., Kraak, M., Camboim, S. & Sluter, C. (2017). Geospatial big data and cartography : research challenges and opportunities for making maps that matter. International Journal of Cartography, 3 (Suppl. 1), 32-60. 10.1080/23729333.2016.1278151 [More information]
Jiang, B. (2017). Scaling as a design principle for cartography. Annals of GIS, 23 (1), 67-69. 10.1080/19475683.2016.1251491 [More information]
Jiang, B. (2016). A complex-network perspective on Alexander's wholeness. Physica A : Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 463, 475-484. 10.1016/j.physa.2016.07.038 [More information]
Jiang, B. & Brandt, S. (2016). A Fractal Perspective on Scale in Geography. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-information, 5 (6). 10.3390/ijgi5060095 [More information]
See, L., Mooney, P., Foody, G., Bastin, L., Comber, A., Estima, J., Fritz, S., Kerle, N., Jiang, B., Laakso, M., Liu, H., Milčinski, G., Nikšič, M., Painho, M., Pődör, A., Olteanu-Raimond, A. & Rutzinger, M. (2016). Crowdsourcing, citizen science or volunteered geographic information? : The current state of crowdsourced geographic information. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 5 (5). 10.3390/ijgi5050055 [More information]
Li, S., Dragicevic, S., Castro, F., Sester, M., Winter, S., Coltekin, A., Pettit, C., Jiang, B., Haworth, J., Stein, A. & Cheng, T. (2016). Geospatial big data handling theory and methods : a review and research challenges. ISPRS journal of photogrammetry and remote sensing (Print), 115, 119-133. 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2015.10.012 [More information]
Yao, X., Jiang, B., Liu, Y. & Madden, M. (2016). New insights gained from location-based social media data : VSI Preface for the special issue on New insights gained from location-based social media data. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 58. External link [More information]
Jiang, B., Ma, D., Yin, J. & Sandberg, M. (2016). Spatial Distribution of City Tweets and Their Densities. Geographical Analysis, 48 (3), 337-351. 10.1111/gean.12096 [More information]
Omer, I. & Jiang, B. (2015). Can cognitive inferences be made from aggregate traffic flow data?. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 54, 219-229. 10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2015.08.005 [More information]
Ma, D., Sandberg, M. & Jiang, B. (2015). Characterizing the Heterogeneity of the OpenStreetMap Data and Community. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 4 (2), 535-550. 10.3390/ijgi4020535 [More information]
Jiang, B. & Ma, D. (2015). Defining least community as a homogeneous group in complex networks. Physica A : Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 428, 154-160. 10.1016/j.physa.2015.02.029 [More information]
Jiang, B. (2015). Geospatial analysis requires a different way of thinking : the problem of spatial heterogeneity. GeoJournal, 80 (1), 1-13. 10.1007/s10708-014-9537-y [More information]
Jiang, B. (2015). Head/tail breaks for visualization of city structure and dynamics. Cities, 43, 69-77. 10.1016/j.cities.2014.11.013 [More information]
Jiang, B. & Miao, Y. (2015). The Evolution of Natural Cities from the Perspective of Location-Based Social Media. Professional Geographer, 67 (2), 295-306. 10.1080/00330124.2014.968886 [More information]
Jiang, B. (2015). The fractal nature of maps and mapping. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 29 (1), 159-174. 10.1080/13658816.2014.953165 [More information]
Jiang, B. (2015). Wholeness as a hierarchical graph to capture the nature of space. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 29 (9), 1632-1648. 10.1080/13658816.2015.1038542 [More information]
Jiang, B., Yin, J. & Liu, Q. (2015). Zipf’s law for all the natural cities around the world. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 29 (3), 498-522. 10.1080/13658816.2014.988715 [More information]
Jiang, B. & Sui, D. (2014). A new kind of beauty out of the underlying scaling of geographic space. Professional Geographer, 66 (4), 676-686. 10.1080/00330124.2013.852037 [More information]
Jiang, B. & Yin, J. (2014). Ht-index for quantifying the fractal or scaling structure of geographic features. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 104 (3), 530-541. 10.1080/00045608.2013.834239 [More information]
Jiang, B., Duan, Y., Lu, F., Yang, T. & Zhao, J. (2014). Topological structure of urban street networks from the perspective of degree correlations. Environment and Planning, B : Planning and Design, 41 (5), 813-828. 10.1068/b39110 [More information]
Jiang, B. (2013). Head/tail breaks : A new classification scheme for data with a heavy-tailed distribution. Professional Geographer, 65 (3), 482-494. 10.1080/00330124.2012.700499 [More information]
Jiang, B., Liu, X. & Jia, T. (2013). Scaling of Geographic space as a universal rule for map generalization. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 103 (4), 844-855. 10.1080/00045608.2013.765773 [More information]
Jiang, B. (2013). The Image of the city out of the underlying scaling of city artifacts or locations. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 103 (6), 1552-1566. 10.1080/00045608.2013.779503 [More information]
Jia, T., Jiang, B., Carling, K., Bolin, M. & Ban, Y. (2012). An empirical study on human mobility and its agent-based modeling. Journal of Statistical Mechanics : Theory and Experiment (11), P11024-. 10.1088/1742-5468/2012/11/P11024 [More information]
Jia, T. & Jiang, B. (2012). Building and analyzing the US airport network based on en-route location information. Physica A : Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 391 (15), 4031-4042. 10.1016/j.physa.2012.03.006 [More information]
Liu, X. & Jiang, B. (2012). Defining and generating axial lines from street center lines for better understanding of urban morphologies. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 26 (8), 1521-1532. 10.1080/13658816.2011.643800 [More information]
Jia, T. & Jiang, B. (2012). Exploring human activity patterns using taxicab static points. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 1 (1), 89-107. 10.3390/ijgi1010089 [More information]
Jiang, B. & Liu, X. (2012). Scaling of geographic space from the perspective of city and field blocks and using volunteered geographic information. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 26 (2), 215-229. 10.1080/13658816.2011.575074 [More information]
Liu, X. & Jiang, B. (2011). A novel approach to the identification of urban sprawl patches based on the scaling of geographic space. International journal of Geomatics and Geosciences, 2 (2), 415-429. [More information]
Jiang, B. & Jia, T. (2011). Agent-based simulation of human movement shaped by the underlying street structure. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 25 (1), 51-64. 10.1080/13658811003712864 [More information]
Jiang, B. & Liu, X. (2011). Computing the fewest-turn map directions based on the connectivity of natural roads. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 25 (7), 1069-1082. 10.1080/13658816.2010.510799 [More information]
Jiang, B. & Jia, T. (2011). Zipf's law for all the natural cities in the United States : a geospatial perspective. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 25 (8), 1269-1281. 10.1080/13658816.2010.510801 [More information]
Jiang, B. & Liu, X. (2010). Automatic generation of the axial lines of urban environments to capture what we perceive. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 24 (4), 545-558. 10.1080/13658810902950351 [More information]
Jiang, B., Yin, J. & Zhao, S. (2009). Characterizing the human mobility pattern in a large street network. Physical Review E. Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics : Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics, 80 (2). 10.1103/PhysRevE.80.021136 [More information]
Jiang, B. (2009). Ranking spaces for predicting human movement in an urban environment. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 23 (7), 823-837. 10.1080/13658810802022822 [More information]
Jiang, B. (2009). Street hierarchies: a minority of streets account for a majority of traffic flow. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 23 (8), 1033-1148. 10.1080/13658810802004648 [More information]
Jiang, B. & Liu, C. (2009). Street-based topological representations and analyses for predicting traffic flow in GIS. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 23 (9), 1119-1137. 10.1080/13658810701690448 [More information]
Jiang, B. (2008). Flow dimension and capacity for structuring urban street networks. Physica A : Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 387 (16-17), 4440-4452. 10.1016/j.physa.2008.02.047 [More information]
Jiang, B., Zhao, S. & Yin, J. (2008). Self-organized natural roads for predicting traffic flow : a sensitivity study. Journal of Statistical Mechanics : Theory and Experiment (July). 10.1088/1742-5468/2008/07/P07008 [More information]
Jiang, B. (2007). A topological pattern of urban street networks : universality and peculiarity. Physica A : Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 384 (2), 647-655. 10.1016/j.physa.2007.05.064 [More information]
Jiang, B. (2007). Some thoughts on geospatial analysis and modeling. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 31 (5), 477-480. 10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2007.08.001 [More information]
Jiang, B. & Omer, I. (2007). Spatial topology and its structural analysis based on the concept of simplicial complex. Transactions in GIS, 11 (6), 943-960. 10.1111/j.1467-9671.2007.01073.x [More information]
Jiang, B. & Yao, X. (2006). Location-based services and GIS in perspective. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 30 (6), 712-725. 10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2006.02.003 [More information]
Jiang, B. & Li, Z. (2005). Geovisualization : Design, enhanced visual tools and applications. Cartographic Journal, 42 (1), 3-4. 10.1179/000870405X52702 [More information]
Jiang, B. & Claramunt, C. (2004). A structural approach to model generalisation of an urban street network. Geoinformatica, 8 (2), 157-171. 10.1023/B:GEIN.0000017746.44824.70 [More information]
Jiang, B. & Zipf, A. (2004). An introduction to the special issue on LBS and GIS. Journal of Geographic Information Sciences, 10 (2), 89-90. External link [More information]
Jiang, B. & Harrie, L. (2004). Selection of streets from a network using self-organizing maps. Transactions on GIS, 8 (3), 335-350. 10.1111/j.1467-9671.2004.00186.x [More information]
Jiang, B. & Claramunt, C. (2002). Intergration of space syntax into GIS : new perspectives for urban morphology. Transactions on GIS, 6 (3), 295-309. 10.1111/1467-9671.00112 [More information]

Scholarly articles, non-refereed

Jiang, B. (2017). New ways of thinking for maps and mapping. Kart och Bildteknik, - (3), 9-. [More information]
Jiang, B. & Thill, J. (2015). Volunteered Geographic Information : Towards the establishment of a new paradigm. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 53 (SI), 1-3. 10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2015.09.011 [More information]
Jiang, B. & Okabe, A. (2014). Different ways of thinking about street networks and spatial analysis. Geographical Analysis, 46 (4), 341-344. 10.1111/gean.12060 [More information]
Benenson, I. & Jiang, B. (2012). Editorial : Bridging the Gap between Urban and Regional Modeling, and Planning Practice. Journal of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association, 24 (1), 5-7. [More information]
Yao, X. & Jiang, B. (2009). Geospatial modeling of urban environments. Environment and Planning, B : Planning and Design, 36 (5), 769-771. 10.1068/b3605ged [More information]

Other articles (popular science, debate etc.)

Jiang, B. (2011). Making GIScience research more open access. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 25 (8), 1217-1220. 10.1080/13658816.2011.585613 [More information]
Jiang, B. & Zipf, A. (2006). How do location-based services hit Google?. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 30 (6), 709-711. 10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2006.02.002 [More information]
Jiang, B. (2005). A different topology : moving from geometry to geography. GEO Informatics (March), 21-21. External link [More information]
Jiang, B. (2005). A structural perspective on visibility patterns with a topographic surface. Transactions on GIS, 9 (4), 475-488. 10.1111/j.1467-9671.2005.00230.x [More information]
Jiang, B. (2005). Visualization of qualitative locations in geographic information systems. Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 32 (4), 219-229. 10.1559/152304005775194683 [More information]
Jiang, B. & Claramunt, C. (2004). Topological analysis of urban street networks. Environment and Planning, B : Planning and Design, 31, 151-162. [More information]

Book reviews

Jiang, B. (2008). Review of Else/Where: Mapping - New Cartographies of Networks and Territories. Cartographic Journal. P. 769-771. [More information]
Jiang, B. (2007). Cybercartography : theory and practice. Environment and Planning, B : Planning and Design. P. 186-187. External link [More information]
Jiang, B. (2005). Review of : Location-Based Services by Jochen Schiller and Agnes Voisard. Geoinformatics. P. 21-21. External link [More information]
Jiang, B. (2005). Review of : Mapping Scientific Frontiers: the Quest for Knowledge visualization by Chaomei Chen. Cartographic Journal. P. 189-190. 10.1179/000870405X61496 [More information]
Jiang, B. (2004). How many turns? It is smaller than we thought. Geoinformatics. P. 27-27. External link [More information]
Jiang, B. (2004). Review of: Telegeoinformatics: Location-Based Computing and Services by Hassan A. Karimi and Amin Hammad. Geoinformatics. P. 57-57. External link [More information]
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