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Mining GIS Data to Predict Urban Sprawl [article]

Anita Pampoore-Thampi, Aparna S. Varde, Danlin Yu
2021 arXiv   pre-print
In our work, spatiotemporal features related to real GIS data on urban sprawl such as population growth and demographics are mined to discover knowledge for decision support.  ...  Knowledge discovered by mining this spatiotemporal data is used to implement a prototype spatial decision support system (SDSS). This SDSS predicts whether urban sprawl is likely to occur.  ...  CONCLUSIONS We have addressed the issue of predicting urban sprawl by mining GIS data.  ... 
arXiv:2103.11338v1 fatcat:epwwfoyeyzb27iaa3jrwqkr64e

Mining Multicity Urban Data For Sustainable Population Relocation

Xu Du, Aparna S. Varde
2015 Zenodo  
Multiple data mining methods are deployed on this data to analyze nonlinear relationships between parameters.  ...  The result determines the driving force of population relocation with respect to urban sprawl and urban sustainability and their related parameters.  ...  Our earlier work on Mining GIS Data to Predict Urban Sprawl [16] appeared in ACM KDD 2014.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1110815 fatcat:vj4r3okxjvhmjpz4sob7xrogla

Urban Land Use Prediction Model with Spatiotemporal Data Mining and GIS [chapter]

Weiguo Liu, Karen Seto, Zhanli Sun, Yong Tian
2006 Urban Remote Sensing  
This paper presents an ART-MMAP neural network based spatio-temporal data mining method to simulate and predict urban expansion.  ...  The trained network was then applied to research region to predict the land use change to urban. The learning and prediction process are automatic and free of intervention.  ...  Acknowledgements: We would like to thank LEAM team at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign for providing St. Louis data set.  ... 
doi:10.1201/b15917-12 fatcat:qxwpir2od5b2rfwv2simmk7tzy

Land Use Dynamics and Expansion of the Built-Up Area in Benin City, Nigeria

A. M. Olayiwola, O. E. Igbavboa
2014 Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences  
The dynamics of the urban form in relation to anthropogenic activities leaves much to be desired in its study for proper and timely planning of the urban environment.  ...  Secondary data from the literature relevant to the study were also obtained.  ...  He further stated that urban areas grew only in and around working sites prior to nationalization of coal mining thus, recording no significant urban sprawl.  ... 
doi:10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n20p2506 fatcat:xq2gsqi4yja33ntafwamny2gmm

Spatio-temporal analysis of urban sprawl and land use / land cover changes in a suburb of Lagos and Ogun metropolises, Nigeria (1986-2014)

O.H. Adedeji, C.O. Adeofun, O.O. Tope-Ajayi, M.O. Ogunkola
2020 Ife Journal of Science  
Urbanization and subsequent urban sprawl is a major factor of land degradation leading to rapid losses of non-urban land uses, especially in the urban fringes.  ...  Urban sprawl and land use / land cover changes in a suburb of Lagos, Nigeria were assessed using Landsat TM 1984 and 2000 and Landsat OLI of 2014.  ...  The objectives of the study are to 1) access the trends and patterns of urban sprawl in the study area between 1984 -2014, 2) monitor urban land use land cover change between 2000-2014, and 3) predict  ... 
doi:10.4314/ijs.v22i1.4 fatcat:n2i7apgmybdobnwkg4su2rpvia

CITYgreen Watershed Analysis of Toby Creek: An American Heritage River Tributary

Dale A. Bruns, Ned Fetcher
2008 Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education  
Acknowledgements We wish to thank Bill Toothill for providing the CITYgreen model output.  ...  Writing of aspects of this paper was funded and supported by the USDA (Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service) Rural GIS program (see and EPA's Office of Environmental  ...  plan to address problems of mining, urbanization, combined sewer overflows, and suburban sprawl in this study area, from 1999 to the present.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1936-704x.2008.00006.x fatcat:z3t6hga4z5at3ikjje53upvmh4

A Spatial Planning Support System for Managing Bangalore's Urban Sprawl [chapter]

H. S. Sudhira, T. V. Ramachandra
2009 Geojournal Library  
Urban sprawl is the outgrowth along the periphery of cities and along highways.  ...  Although an accurate definition of urban sprawl may be debated, a consensus is that urban sprawl is characterized by an unplanned and uneven pattern of growth, driven by multitude of processes and leading  ...  Computer Studies, University of Maryland, USA and the National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA), Department of Space, Government of India is duly acknowledged for making available the remote sensing satellite data  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-8952-7_9 fatcat:spsuxljq7rbxjgrbdrg2l2zupa

Predicting Urban Growth of the Greater Toronto Area - Coupling a Markov Cellular Automata with Document Meta-Analysis

E. Vaz
2015 Journal of Environmental Informatics  
For this research we examine past urban land use transitions in Toronto's CMA based on collected remote sensing data between 1973 and 2010.  ...  Toronto's Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) has faced on-going challenges concerning its demographic shifts in the urban and rural fringe tending to become a megacity over the coming decades, due to rapid  ...  The authors would like to thank the reviewers for their constructive comments.  ... 
doi:10.3808/jei.201500299 fatcat:3ubowkgz6jct7pzg7ypybvfjli

Using Cellular Automaton to Simulate Urban Expansion in Changchun, China

Jing MA, Qiang BI, Hongmei ZHOU, Jingxia ZHANG
2014 Sensors & Transducers  
Our results indicate that it is feasible to model urban expansion with the sprawling process of CA.  ...  The research in simulation and prediction of urban expansion can provide us with two benefits: one, we would be able to grasp the pattern of the complex process of a city's expansion; and the other, we  ...  Network Model, Genetic Algorithm, Data Mining (LI Xia et al., 2007; LIU Haojie et al., 2012,  ... 
doaj:c30b6047b8694454a8ad039fac71f768 fatcat:nryu7o76fnazjbe4lrqiwgvl2e

The Rates and Effects of Urban Sprawl in Developing Countries: The Case of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Fekadu Kassa
2014 International Journal of Area Studies  
From 2020 onward, it is predicted to 0.5 km intervals. The city may also expand vertically rather than horizontally.  ...  The purpose is to assess the rate and effects of urban sprawl and its role for metropolitan linkage. The study was conducted based on both primary and secondary sources.  ...  Acknowledgments The author would like to acknowledge Addis Ababa City council for providing various secondary data. The author would also like thank Ato Bamilaku Amenite for his support on GIS work.  ... 
doi:10.2478/ijas-2014-0009 fatcat:qpx6b6arxfgfjfbqus3sbzcv6u

Geostatistical Approach to Find 'Hotspots' Where Biodiversity is at Risk in a Transition Country

Alexandru-Ionuţ Petrişor, Liliana Petrişor
2014 Present Environment and Sustainable Development  
, urban sprawl and deforestation in order to identify "hotspots" of high risk for the loss of biodiversity using geostatistical tools.  ...  This study overlaps results of previous studies developed in Romania to find, explain and predict potential threats on biodiversity, including the effects of very high temperatures and low precipitations  ...  Data and methods CORINE data are in a GIS format. Climate data are in a specific format, converted to GIS files.  ... 
doi:10.2478/pesd-2014-0031 fatcat:dpqebqdwobdxzga7dgq6r266da

Urban Sprawl and Growth Prediction for Lagos Using GlobeLand30 Data and Cellular Automata Model

Olalekan O. Onilude, Eric Vaz
2020 Sci  
To achieve this, the GlobeLand30 datasets from years 2000 and 2010 were used to obtain LULC maps, which were utilized for modeling and prediction.  ...  Thus, predicting future urban growth in the most rapidly growing region of Nigeria becomes a significant endeavor.  ...  Acknowledgments: The lead author would like to express gratitude to Eric Vaz for his supervision and participation in the various stages of the study.  ... 
doi:10.3390/sci2040080 fatcat:jc7vjt6lpvcnrcoexxnfwyvl5m

Knowledge discovery for geographical cellular automata

Xia LI
2005 Science in China Series D Earth Sciences  
This paper proposes a new method for geographical simulation by applying data mining techniques to cellular automata. CA has strong capabilities in simulating complex systems.  ...  This paper demonstrates that the explicit transition rules of CA can be automatically reconstructed through the rule induction procedure of data mining.  ...  Acknowledgements This study was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 40471105), and also by the "985 Project" of GIS and Remote Sensing for Geosciences from the Ministry  ... 
doi:10.1360/01yd0368 fatcat:iey2raocf5a45otq2neoriwzpa

Sustainable Applications of Remote Sensing and Geospatial Information Systems to Earth Observations

Hyung-Sup Jung, Saro Lee, Biswajeet Pradhan
2020 Sustainability  
, (4) landslides, (5) mining, (6) biomass, (7) groundwater, and (8) urban development using the techniques of remote sensing and geospatial information systems.  ...  The Special Issue on "Sustainable Applications of Remote Sensing and Geospatial Information Systems to Earth Observations" is published.  ...  selection (CFS) and support vector regression (SVR) models based on GIS technology to predict vehicle emissions at specific locations and times.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12062390 fatcat:25dbd2bvnvfdhe6bvdx7yjnnda

GIS Applications in Land Management: The Loss of High Quality Land to Development in Central Mississippi from 1987-2002

Yaw Twumasi, Edmund Merem
2005 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
This information is analyzed with basic descriptive statistics and GIS with particular attention to the spatial trends at the county level.  ...  Indeed, under the pressure of urban growth, some farmers are forced to use less productive soils or have abandoned the agricultural business.  ...  The decline in farm size must be explained by some counteracting causes, such as urban sprawl and the tendency for counties to expropriate land for urban development (Tables 2a -2g) .  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph2005020006 pmid:16705823 pmcid:PMC3810626 fatcat:hhrxzabrhjgvllhvyd7kqg3hku
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