GeoInfo 2012

The GeoInfo series (Brazilian Symposium on Geoinformatics) is an annual conference for exploring ongoing research, development and innovative applications on geographic information science and related areas. Papers should describe original research, ongoing (preferably) or recently completed and are reviewed by an international scientific committee.

The GeoInfo conferences also aim to bring to Brazil leading GIScience and spatial database researchers, to present to the local community a perspective of the state-of-the-art in the area. Past speakers have included Max Egenhofer, Gary Hunter, Andrew Frank, Roger Bivand, Mike Worboys, Werner Kuhn, Stefano Spaccapietra, Ralf Guting, Shashi Shekhar, Christopher Jones, Martin Kulldorff, Andrea Rodriguez, Max Craglia, Stephen Winter, Edzer Pebesma, Fosca Giannotti and Christian Freksa.

Best Student Papers

Papers selected by the program committee:

  • 1st. Place: M-Attract:: Assessing Places Attractiveness by using Moving Objects Trajectories Data
    André Salvaro Furtado, Renato Fileto, Chiara Renso

  • 2nd. Place: A Conceptual Model for Representation of Taxi Trajectories
    Ana Maria Amorim, Jorge Campos

  • 3rd. Place: Data Quality in Agriculture Applications
    Joana Malaverri, Claudia Medeiros

  • News

    Best student papers awarded: Papers were selected by the program committee and the requirements to qualify were: must be a Full Paper and be presented by the student.
    Dr. Thomas Bittner, Associate Professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo, USA, and Markus Schneider, Associate Professor at the University of Florida, USA, are the invited speakers.
    Preliminar program is available now.
    List of accepted papers has been published.
    Registration is now open.
    Paper submissions are closed now.
    Awards will be given to the best three student papers selected by the program committee.


    Abstract submission (extended): August 10, 2012 (Closed)
    Paper submission deadline (extended): August 10, 2012 (Closed)
    Notification of acceptance: September 25, 2012 (Closed)
    Camera-ready version: October 10, 2012 (Closed)