Professor Stephan Winter

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

Research Interests

  • Disaster management and emergency response (Evacuation, information sharing)
  • Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) (Smart transport, shared mobility)
  • Mapping (Crowd sourcing, volunteered geographic information, tracking)
  • Smart cities (Urban analytics)
  • Spatial cognitive engineering (Human orientation, wayfinding and navigation)

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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. Geospatial Technologies for Local and Regional Development. 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, Issue 18. 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. Hamzei E, Winter S, Tomko M. Initial Analysis of Simple Where-Questions and Human-Generated Answers. 14th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT 2019). 2019, Vol. 142. DOI: 10.4230/LIPIcs.COSIT.2019.12
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Purves RS, Winter S, Kuhn W. Places in Information Science. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. John Wiley & Sons. 2019, Vol. 7, Issue 11. DOI: 10.1002/asi.24194
  14. Czioska P, Kutadinata R, Trifunovic A, Winter S, Sester M, Friedrich B. Real-world meeting points for shared demand-responsive transportation systems. Public Transport: planning and operations. Springer. 2019, Vol. 11, Issue 2. DOI: 10.1007/s12469-019-00207-y
  15. 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

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