Professor Stephan Winter

  • Room: Level: 03 Room: B305
  • Building: Engineering Block B
  • Campus: Parkville

Research Interests

  • Disaster management, emergency response, evacuation
  • Human orientation, wayfinding and navigation
  • Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and computational transportation science
  • Mapping (crowd sourcing, volunteered geographic information)
  • Mobile geosensor networks
  • Smart Cities (smart transport, urban analytics)
  • Spatial cognitive engineering, spatial cognition
  • Spatial data mining and geographic information retrieval

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Stephan Winter is Professor for Spatial Information Science in the Department of Infrastructure Engineeering at The University of Melbourne.

Recent publications

  1. Hamzei E, Li H, Vasardani M, Baldwin T, Winter S, Tomko M. Place questions and human-generated answers: A data analysis approach. Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography. 2020. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-14745-7_1
  2. Tomko M, Winter S. Beyond digital twins - A commentary. ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING B-URBAN ANALYTICS AND CITY SCIENCE. Sage Publications. 2019, Vol. 46, Issue 2. DOI: 10.1177/2399808318816992
  3. Acharya D, Khoshelham K, Winter S. BIM-PoseNet: Indoor camera localisation using a 3D indoor model and deep learning from synthetic images. ISPRS JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAMMETRY AND REMOTE SENSING. Elsevier Science. 2019, Vol. 150. DOI: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2019.02.020
  4. Acharya D, Ramezani M, Khoshelham K, Winter S. BIM-Tracker: A model-based visual tracking approach for indoor localisation using a 3D building model. ISPRS JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAMMETRY AND REMOTE SENSING. Elsevier Science. 2019, Vol. 150. DOI: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2019.02.014
  5. Chen H, Vasardani M, Winter S. Clustering-based disambiguation of fine-grained place names from descriptions. GeoInformatica. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 2019, Vol. 23, Issue 3. DOI: 10.1007/s10707-019-00341-6
  6. Winter S, Majic I, Naghi Zadeh Kakhki E, Tomko M. Discovery of topological constraints on spatial object classes using an extended topological model. Journal of Spatial Information Science. University of Maine. 2019. DOI: 10.5311/JOSIS.2019.18.459
  7. Winter S, Tian Y, Wang J. Identifying residential and workplace locations from transit smart card data. Journal of Transport and Land Use. University of Minnesota. 2019, Vol. 12, Issue 1. DOI: 10.5198/jtlu.2019.1247
  8. Winter S, Tomko M, Vasardani M, Richter K-F, Khoshelham K, Kalantari Soltanieh S. Infrastructure-Independent Indoor Localization and Navigation. ACM Computing Surveys. Association for Computing Machinery. 2019, Vol. 52, Issue 3. DOI: 10.1145/3321516
  9. Acharya D, Singha Roy S, Khoshelham K, Winter S. MODELLING UNCERTAINTY of SINGLE IMAGE INDOOR LOCALISATION USING A 3D MODEL and DEEP LEARNING. ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences. 2019, Vol. 4, Issue 2/W5. DOI: 10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-2-W5-247-2019
  10. Gupta S, Vasardani M, Winter S. Negotiation Between Vehicles and Pedestrians for the Right of Way at Intersections. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS. IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. 2019, Vol. 20, Issue 3. DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2018.2836957
  11. Gupta S, Vasardani M, Lohani B, Winter S. Pedestrian's risk-based negotiation model for self-driving vehicles to get the right of way. ACCIDENT ANALYSIS AND PREVENTION. Pergamon-Elsevier Science. 2019, Vol. 124. DOI: 10.1016/j.aap.2019.01.003
  12. Purves RS, Winter S, Kuhn W. Places in Information Science. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. John Wiley & Sons. 2019. DOI: 10.1002/asi.24194
  13. Czioska P, Kutadinata R, TrifunoviĆ A, Winter S, Sester M, Friedrich B. Real-world meeting points for shared demand-responsive transportation systems. Public Transport. 2019. DOI: 10.1007/s12469-019-00207-y
  14. Roddis S, Winter S, Zhao F, Kutadinata R. Respondent preferences in travel survey design: An initial comparison of narrative, structured and technology-based travel survey instruments. Travel Behaviour and Society. Elsevier. 2019, Vol. 16. DOI: 10.1016/j.tbs.2019.03.003
  15. Wang Y, Kutadinata R, Winter S. The evolutionary interaction between taxi-sharing behaviours and social networks. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART A-POLICY AND PRACTICE. Pergamon. 2019, Vol. 119. DOI: 10.1016/j.tra.2018.10.043

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