Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Xu, J. & Qiang, Y. (2021) “Spatial Assessment of Community Resilience from 2012 Hurricane Sandy using Nighttime Light”, Remote Sensing DOI: 10.3390/rs13204128 [access]

Xu, J. & Qiang, Y. (2021) “Analysing Information Diffusion in Natural Hazards using Retweets -a Case Study of 2018 Winter Storm Diego”, Annals of GIS DOI: 10.1080/19475683.2021.1954086 [access]

Peng, B., Huang, Q., Vongkusolkit, J., Gao, S., Wright, D. B., Fang, Z. N., Qiang, Y. (2020) “Urban Flood Mapping with Bi-temporal Multispectral Imagery via a Self-supervised Learning Framework”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. DOI: 10.1109/JSTARS.2020.3047677

Qiang, Y., Buttenfield, B. P., Joseph. M. B. (2020) “How to Measure Distance on a Digital Terrain Surface and Why it Matters in Geographical Analysis”, Geographical Analysis. vol.53(3), pp. 588-622. DOI: 10.1111/gean.12255 [pdf]

Qiang, Y., Huang, Q., Xu. J. (2020) “Observing Disaster Resilience from Space: Using Nighttime Light to Model Economic Disturbance and Recovery Pattern in Natural Disaster”, Sustainable Cities and Society. vol.57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2020.102115 [pdf]

Qiang, Y., Xu. J. (2020) “Empirical assessment of road network resilience in natural hazards using crowdsourced traffic data”, International Journal of Geographical Information Science. vol: 12(34) pp.2434-2450. DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2019.1694681 [pdf]

Qiang, Y., Xu. J., Zhang, G., (2019) “The shapes of US cities: Revisiting the classic population density functions using crowdsourced geospatial data”, Urban Studies. vol.57(10). DOI:10.1177/0042098019871191 [pdf]

Qiang, Y. (2019) “Flood Exposure of Critical Infrastructure in the United States”, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, vol. 39, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2019.101240 [pdf]

Qiang, Y. and Van de Weghe, N. (2019) “Re-Arranging Space, Time and Scales in GIS: Alternative Models for Multi-Scale Spatio-Temporal Modeling and Analyses”, ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, vol:8 (2) . https://doi.org/10.3390/ijgi8020072

Qiang, Y. (2019) “Disparities of Population Exposed to Flood Hazards in the United States”, Journal of Environmental Management. vol. 232 (15). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.11.039 [pdf]

Qiang, Y., Shen, S., and Chen, Q. (2018) “Visibility Analysis of Oceanic Blue Space Using Digital Elevation Models”, Landscape and Urban Planning, vol:181. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2018.09.019 [pdf]

Cai H., Lam NSN., Qiang Y., Zou L., Correll RM., Mihunov V. (2018). “A Synthesis of Disaster Resilience Measurement Methods and Indices.” International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. vol: 31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2018.07.015.

Cai H., Lam NSN., Zou L., Qiang Y. (2018). “Modeling the Dynamics of Community Resilience to Coastal Hazards Using a Bayesian Network.” Annals of the American Association of Geographers. Vol:108(5). https://doi.org/10.1080/24694452.2017.1421896.

Lam, NSN., Xu, Y.J., Liu, K., Dismukes, D.E., Reams, M., Pace, R.K., Qiang, Y., Narra, S., Li, K., Bianchette, T.A., Cai, H., Zou, L., Mihunov, V. (2018). “Understanding the Mississippi River Delta as a Coupled Natural-Human System: Research Methods, Challenges, and Prospects.” Water. vol: 10(8). https://doi.org/10.3390/w10081054.

Lam, NSN., Qiang Y., Li, K., Cai H., Zou, L and Mihunov, V. (2018) “Extending Resilience Assessment to Dynamic System Modeling: Perspectives on Human Dynamics and Climate Change Research”. Journal of Coastal Research no. SI-85, pp:1401–1405. https://doi.org/10.2112/SI85-281.1.

Zou L., Lam NSN., Cai H., Qiang Y. (2018). “Mining Twitter Data for Improved Understanding of Disaster Resilience.” Annals of the American Association of Geographers vol: 108(5). https://doi.org/10.1080/24694452.2017.1421897.

Qiang, Y., Lam, N., Zou, L. and Cai, H., (2017) 'Changes in Exposure to Flood Hazards in the United States', Annals of the American Association of Geographers, vol. 107, no. 6. [pdf]

Li, X., Lam, N., Qiang, Y., Li, K., Yin, L., Liu, S., and Zheng, W., (2016) 'Measuring County Resilience after the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake', International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, vol.7, no.4. [pdf]

Qiang, Y. and Lam, N., (2016) 'The Impact of Hurricane Katrina on Urban Growth in Louisiana: An Analysis Using Data Mining and Simulation Approaches', International Journal of Geographical Information Science, vol.30 no.9. [pdf]

Bianchette, T., Liu, K.,Qiang, Y., and Lam, N., (2015) 'Wetland accretion rates along coastal Louisiana: Spatial and temporal variability in light of Hurricane Isaac's impacts', Water, vol.8, no.1

Cai, H., Lam, N., Zou, L.,Qiang, Y., Li, K., (2015) 'Assessing Community Resilience to Coastal Hazards in the Lower Mississippi River Basin', Water, vol.8, no.1 [access]

Zou, L., Kent, J., Lam, N., Cai, H., Qiang, Y.., Li, K., (2015) 'Evaluating Land Subsidence Rates and their Implications for Land Loss in the Lower Mississippi River Basin', Water, vol.8, no.1 [access]

Lam, N., Qiang, Y., Arenas, H., Brito, P. and Liu, K., (2015) 'Mapping and Assessing Coastal Resilience in the Caribbean', Cartography and Geographic Information Science, vol. 42, no. 4 [access]

Li, K., Lam, N., Qiang, Y., Zou, L. and Cai H., (2015) 'A Cyberinfrastructure for Community Resilience Assessment and Visualization'. Cartography and Geographic Information Science, vol.42, no.s1 [access]

Qiang, Y. and Lam, N., (2015) 'Modeling Land Use and Land Cover Changes in a Vulnerable Coastal Region Using Artificial Neural Networks and Cellular Automata', Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, vol.187(57), DOI 10.1007/s10661-015-4298-8 [pdf].

Chavoshi, S. H., De Baets, B., Qiang, Y., De Tre, G, Neutens, T., Van de Weghe, N. (2014) A Qualitative Approach to the Identification, Visualisation and Interpretation of Repetitive Motion Patterns in Groups of Moving Point Objects. International Arab Journal of Information Technology. (In press).

Van de Weghe, N., De Rooa, B., Qiang, Y., Versichelea, M., Neutens, T. & De Maeyera, P. (2014) The continuous spatio-temporal model (CSTM) as an exhaustive framework for multi-scale spatio-temporal analysis. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, vol. 28, no. 5, pp 1047-1060 [access].

Qiang, Y., Valcke M., & Van de Weghe, N., De Maeyer, P. (2014) Representing Time Intervals in a Two-Dimensional Space: an Empirical Exploratory Study. Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, vol. 25, no. 4, pp 466-480. [pdf]

Qiang, Y., Chavoshi, S.H., Logghe, S., De Maeyer, P., and; Van de Weghe, N. (2014) Multi-scale Analysis of Linear Data in a Two-Dimensional Space, Information Visualization, vol. 13, no. 3, pp 248-265. [pdf]

Qiang, Y., Delafontaine, M., Versichele, M., De Maeyer, P., and Van de Weghe, N., (2012) Interactive Analysis of Time Intervals in a Two-Dimensional Space, Information Visualization,vol. 49, no. 3, pp 265-280 [pdf]

Qiang, Y., Delafontaine, M., Neutens, T., Stichelbaut, B., De Maeyer, P., and; Van de Weghe, N., (2012) Analysing imperfect temporal information in GIS using the Triangular Model, The Cartographic Journal, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 255-272. [pdf]

Qiang, Y., Delafontaine, M., Asmussen, K., Stichelbaut, B., De Tre, G., De Maeyer, P. and Van de Weghe, N. (2010) Modelling Imperfect Time Intervals in a Two-Dimensional Space, Journal of Control and Cybernetics, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. 983-1010. [pdf]


Book chapters

Qiang, Y. (2021) Geospatial Analysis and Model Building. In: The Geographic Information Science & Technology Body of Knowledge (1st Quarter 2020 Edition) ,John P. Wilson (ed.). DOI:10.22224/gistbok/2021.1.12 [access].

Yuan, Y., Qiang, Y., Bin Asad, K., and Chow, T. E. (2020) Point Pattern Analysis. In: The Geographic Information Science & Technology Body of Knowledge (1st Quarter 2020 Edition) ,John P. Wilson (ed.). DOI:10.22224/gistbok/2021.1.12 [access].

Lam NS-N, Xu Y.J., Pace R.K., Liu, K.B., Qiang, Y., Narra, S., Bianchette, T.A., Cai, H. (2019) Collaboration Across Boundaries: Reflections on Studying the Sustainability of the Mississippi River Delta as a Coupled Natural-Human System. In: Perz SG (ed.) Collaboration Across Boundaries for Social-Ecological Systems Science: Experiences Around the World. Cham: Springer International Publishing, pp. 361–393. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-13827-1_11.

Brodaric, B., Reitsma, F. and Qiang, Y. 2007, SKIing with DOLCE: toward an e-Science Knowledge Infrastructure, in Formal ontology in information systems, C Eschenbach, M Gruninger (ed.), Amsterdam, The Netherlands. pp. 208-219. ISBN: 978-1-58603-923-3


Conference proceedings

Qiang, Y., Barbara P. Buttenfield, Nina Lam, and Nico Van de Weghe. 2018. “Novel Models for Multi-Scale Spatial and Temporal Analyses.” In Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience 2018), edited by Stephan Winter, Amy Griffin, and Monika Sester, 114:55:1–55:7. https://doi.org/10.4230/LIPIcs.GISCIENCE.2018.55.

Buttenfield, B., Ghandehari, M., Leyk, S., Stanislawski, L., Brantley, M. and Qiang, Y., (2016) Measuring Distance “As the Horse Runs”: Cross-Scale Comparison of Terrain-Based Metrics, In proceedings of GIScience 2016, Montreal, Canada, pp.41-44

De Tré, G., Bronselaer, A., Billiet, C., Qiang, Y., Van de Weghe, N., De Maeyer, P., Enrique Pons, J., and Pons, O. (2012) Visualising and handling uncertain time intervals in a two-dimensional triangular space, In proceedings of the 2nd world conference on soft computing, Baku, Azerbaijan, pp.585-592

Asmussen,K., Qiang, Y., De Maeyer, P., Van de Weghe, N. (2009). Triangular Model for Studying and Memorising Temporal Knowledge, In proceedings of International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, Madrid, Spain. pp. 1849-1859.

Qiang, Y., Reitsma, F. & Van de Weghe, N. (2009) Towards a General Temporal Ontology for Knowledge Integration, In proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development, Funchal. Portugal. pp. 275-280.

Qiang, Y., Asmussen, K., Delafontaine, M., De Tré, G., Stichelbaut, B., De Maeyer, P. & Van de Weghe, N. (2009) Visualising rough time intervals in a two-dimensional space, In proceedings of 2009 IFSA World Congress / EUSFLAT Conference, Lisbon, Portugal. pp. 1480-1485

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