Dr. Silvia Nittel

Publications by theme

Publications by year


Recent publications by theme

 


Books

 

S. Nittel, A. Labrinidis, and A. Stefanidis

Advances in Geosensor NetworksSpringer, LNCS 4540, August 2008. 

 

A. Stefanidis, and S. Nittel:

Geosensor Networks

CRC Press, August 2004. 

 

S. Nittel and R. de By (Editors), Proceedings of International ACM Symposium 

on “Geographic Information Systems” (ACM-GIS’06), Sheridan Publishers, Netherlands. 

 

S. Nittel and D. Gunopulous (Editors), Proceedings of International Conference 

Scientific and Statistical Database Management"  (SSDBM), Boston, MA, IEEE Publishers, 2003. 



Sensor Data Stream Management

 

J..C. Whittier, S. Nittel, Q. Liang and M.A. Plummer:

Towards Window Stream Queries over Continuous Phenomena,

4th International Workshop "Geostreaming" in conjunction with SIGSPATIAL 2013, Orlando, FL. 

 

S. Nittel, Q. Liang and J.C. Whittier.:

Real-time Spatial Interpolation of Continuous Environmental Phenomena using Mobile Sensor Data Streams,

accepted for publication, SIGSPATIAL 2012. 

 

S. Nittel, and Leung, K.:

Parallelizing Clustering of Geoscientific Data Sets using Data Streams,

International Conference on "Scientific and Statistical Data Base Management" (SSDBM), Santorini, Greece, June, 2004.

 

S. Nittel, K. Leung, and A. Braverman:

Scaling K-Means for Massive Data Sets using Data Streams,

Proc. of International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), Boston, MA, March 30 - April 2, 2004.

 

A. Braverman, E. Fetzer, A. Eldering, S. Nittel, K. Leung:

Semi-Streaming Quantization for Remote-Sensing Data

Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, Special Issue on Massive Data Streams, Volume 12 Number 4, Issue Dec 2003.

 

K. Ng, Z. Wang, R.R. Muntz, and S. Nittel:

Dynamic Query Re-Optimization,

International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Databases (SSDBM99), Cleveland, Ohio, July, 1999.

 

S. Nittel:

Conquest: CONcurrent Queries over Space and Time,

Invited Talk, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, July 21, 1999.

 

S. Nittel, K. Ng, Z. Wang, and R.R. Muntz:

Conquest: CONcurrent Queries over Space and Time (Full paper)

International Workshop "Integrated Spatial Databases: Digital Images and GIS" (ISD'99) , Portland, Maine, June, 1999.


Geosensor Networks

 

Youngjin Jung *, Yongmi Lee, Kwang Woo Nam, Silvia Nittel, Kate Beard, Keun Ho Ryu
Geosensor Data Representation using Layered Slope Grids,
Sensors Journal,
Sensors 201212(12), 17074-17093; doi:10.3390/s121217074

Y. J. Jung, Y.K. Lee, D. G. Lee, Y. Lee, S. Nittel, K. Beard, K.W. Nam, K. H. Ryu,

Design of Sensor Data Processing Steps a in Air Pollution Monitoring System, 

Sensors Journal, accepted for publication, 2011.


S. Nittel

A Survey of Geosensor Networks: Advances in Dynamic Environmental Monitoring, 

Sensors 2009, 9(7), 5664-5678; doi:10.3390/s90705664, published: 15 July 2009.

 

Y. J. Jung and S. Nittel,

Geosensor Data Abstraction for Environmental Monitoring Applications

GIScience, September 23-26, 2008, Park City, Utah, Springer LNCS 5266, pp. 168-180.

 

Y.J. Jung, Y. K. Lee, D. G. Lee, K. H. Ryu, S. Nittel,

Air Pollution Monitoring System using Geosensor Networks

International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Boston, MA, July 2008. 

 

S. Nittel, A. Stefanidis, I. Cruz, M. Egenhofer, D. Goldin, A. Howard, A. Labrinidis, S. Madden, A. Voisard, and M. Worboys:

Report from the First Workshop on Geo Sensor Networks

SIGMOD record, Special Issue on "Sensor Network Technology Infrastructure, Security, Data processing, and Deployment",

Ed.Vijay Kumar, March, 2004.

 


Spatial Window Estimation Queries for Continuous Phenomena using Geosensor Networks

 

G. Jin and S. Nittel:

Towards Spatial Window Queries Over Continuous Phenomena in Sensor Networks

IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol 19(4), pp. 559-571, April 2008.  

 

G. Jin and S. Nittel:

UDC: A self-adaptive uneven clustering protocol for dynamic sensor network,

International Journal of Sensor Networks, Vol 2. No 1/2, 2007, pp 25-33.

 

S. Nittel, G. Jin, Y. Shiraishi, 

In-Network Spatial Query Estimation in Sensor Networks
IEICE Transactions (A), Vol.J88-A, No.12, pp.1413-1421, December 2005.

 

G. Jin and S. Nittel:

UDC: A self-adaptive uneven clustering protocol for dynamic sensor network,

International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks (MSN), Wuhan, China, 
13 - 15 December 2005.

 


Qualitative and Quantitative Detection and Tracking of Continuous Phenomena using Geosensor Networks

 

G. Jin and S. Nittel,

Efficient tracking of 2D objects with spatio-temporal properties in wireless sensor networks

Journal of Parallel and Distributed Databases, Vol 29(1-2), pp.3-30. February 2011

 

J. Jiang, M. Worboys and S. Nittel,

Qualitative Change Detection in Sensor Networks based on Connectivity Information

Geoinformatica, Vol 15, Issue 15(2), 2010, pp.305.

 

G. Jin and S. Nittel,

Supporting Spatio-Temporal Queries in Wireless Sensor Networks by Tracking Deformable 2D Objects, 

ACM-GIS, Los Angeles, CA, Nov 2008.

 

C. Farah, C. Zhong, M. Worboys and S. Nittel,

Detecting Topological Change using Wireless Sensor Networks

GIScience, Park City, Utah, September 2008. 

 

G. Jin and S. Nittel:

NED: Efficient Event Detection in Sensor Network,

Workshop "Mobile Location-Aware Sensor Networks", in conjunction with MDM, Nara, Japan, May 13 2006. 

 

M. Duckham, S. Nittel and M. Worboys:

Monitoring dynamic spatial fields using responsive geosensor networks,

ACM-GIS 2005, Bremen, Germany, November 2005. 

 


Mobile Geosensor Networks

 

Ocean Drifter Sensor Networks

 

N. Trigoni, K. Ferentinos, N. Pettigrew, and S. Nittel,

Impact of drifter deployment on the quality of ocean sensing, in

Advances in Geosensor Networks, Springer LNCS 4540, August 2008. 

 

S. Nittel, N. Trigoni, K. Ferentinos, F. Neville, A. Nural, and N. Pettigrew

A drift-tolerant model for data management in ocean sensor networks,

MobiDE'07, in conjunction with SIGMOD, Bejing, China, 2007.

 

A. Nural, S. Nittel, N. Trigoni, and N. Pettigrew

A model for motion pattern discovery in ocean drifter networks,

Costal Environmental Sensing Networks Conference, Boston, MA, April 12-13 2007. 

 

S. Nittel, N. Trigoni, N. and N. Pettigrew. 

Data management in mobile ad-hoc ocean sensor networks

NSF-sponsored Workshop on “Mobile Adhoc Sensor Networks”, Pittsburgh, PA, Jan 15-17 2007 (position paper).



 Intelligent Transportation Systems

 

S. Nittel, S. Winter, A. Nural, and T. Cao.

Shared Ride Trip Planning using Geosensor Networks,

In: H. Miller (Ed.), Societies and Cities in the Age of Instant Access, Springer, NL,

2007.

 

S. Winter,  and S. Nittel:

Ad-hoc shared ride trip planning by mobile geosensor networks,

International Journal of Geographic Information Science, Vol 20(8):899-916 (2006).

 

S. Winter,  and S. Nittel:

Shared Ride Trip Planning in Geosensor Networks,

In: Simonis, I. (Ed.), GI-Days 2005. Institute of Geoinformatics, University of Muenster, Germany.

 

S. Nittel, M. Duckham, and L. Kulik:

Information Dissemination in Mobile Ad-hoc Geosensor Networks,

Third International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience 2004), College Park, Maryland, October 2004,

Springer Lecture Notes. 



 Decentralized Emergency Situation Management

 

S. Nittel, C. Dorr, J.C. Whittier:

LocalAlert: Simulating decentralized ad-hoc collaboration in emergency situations

accepted for publication in GIScience 2012.


 Tiny Models for Wireless Sensor Networks

 

Kraig King, S. Nittel:
Efficient Data Collection and Event Boundary Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Tiny Models,
accepted for GIScience, Zurich, Switzerland, September 2010.


Other

Young Jin Jung, Keun Ho Ryu, Moon Sun Shin, Silvia Nittel:

Historical Index Structure for reducing Insertion and Search Cost in LBS

Journal of System and Software, accepted for publication, 2010.

 


Publications by year


2013

J..C. Whittier, S. Nittel, Q. Liang and M.A. Plummer:

Towards Window Stream Queries over Continuous Phenomena,

4th International Workshop "Geostreaming" in conjunction with SIGSPATIAL 2013, Orlando, FL. 


2012

Youngjin Jung *, Yongmi Lee, Kwang Woo Nam, Silvia Nittel, Kate Beard, Keun Ho Ryu
Geosensor Data Representation using Layered Slope Grids,
Sensors Journal,
Sensors 201212(12), 17074-17093; doi:10.3390/s121217074

S. Nittel, Q. Liang and J.C. Whittier.:

Real-time Spatial Interpolation of Continuous Environmental Phenomena using Mobile Sensor Data Streams,

SIGSPATIAL 2012, Nov 5-7 2012, Redondo Beach, CA. 


S. Nittel,C. Dorr, JC Whittier,

LocalAlert: Simulating decentralized ad-hoc collaboration in emergency situations

accepted for publication in GIScience 2012..

2011

 

Y. J. Jung, Y.K. Lee, D. G. Lee, Y. Lee, S. Nittel, K. Beard, K.W. Nam, K. H. Ryu,

Design of Sensor Data Processing Steps in an Air Pollution Monitoring System, 

Sensors Journal, accepted for publication, 2011.

 

G. Jin and S. Nittel,

Efficient tracking of 2D objects with spatio-temporal properties in wireless sensor networks

Journal of Parallel and Distributed Databases, (2011) 29: 3–30. 

 

2010

 

J. Jiang, M. Worboys and S. Nittel,

Qualitative Change Detection in Sensor Networks based on Connectivity Information

Geoinformatica, Vol 15, Issue 15(2), 2010, pp.305

 

Y. J. Jung, K. H. Ryu, M. S. Shin, S. Nittel:

Historical Index Structure for reducing Insertion and Search Cost in LBS

The Journal of Systems and Software, 83:1500–1511 (2010).

 

Kraig King, S. Nittel:

Efficient Data Collection and Event Boundary Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Tiny Models

International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience), Zurich, Switzerland, Springer LNCS, September 2010.

 

2009

 

S. Nittel

A Survey of Geosensor Networks: Advances in Dynamic Environmental Monitoring

Sensors 2009, 9(7), 5664-5678; doi:10.3390/s90705664, published: 15 July 2009.

 

2008

 

C. Farah, C. Zhong, M. Worboys and S. Nittel,

Detecting Toplogoical Change using Wireless Sensor Networks

GIScience, Park City, Utah, September 2008. 

 

Y. J. Jung and S. Nittel,

Geosensor Data Abstraction for Environmental Monitoring Applications

GIScience, Park City, Utah, September 2008.

 

G. Jin and S. Nittel,

Supporting Spatio-Temporal Queries in Wireless Sensor Networks by Tracking Deformable 2D Objects, 

ACM-GIS, Los Angeles, CA, Nov 2008.

 

S. Nittel, A. Labrinidis, and A. Stefanidis

Advances in Geosensor Networks

Springer, LNCS 4540, 2008. 

 

N. Trigoni, K. Ferentinos, N. Pettigrew, and S. Nittel,

Impact of drifter deployment on the quality of ocean sensing, in

Advances in Geosensor Networks, Springer LNCS 4540, 2008. 

 

Y.J. Jung, Y. K. Lee, D. G. Lee, K. H. Ryu, S. Nittel,

Air Pollution Monitoring System using Geosensor Networks

International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Boston, MA, July 2008. 

 

G. Jin and S. Nittel:

Towards Spatial Window Queries Over Continuous Phenomena in Sensor Networks

IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol 19(4), pp. 559-571, April 2008.  

 

 

2007

 

M. Duckham, M. Mokbel, and S. Nittel (Eds)

Journal of Location-Based Services, Special Issue: Privacy-Aware and Location-Based Mobile Services,

Vol. 1(3), September 2007, Taylor & Francis.

 

S. Nittel, N. Trigoni, K. Ferentinos, F. Neville, A. Nural, and N. Pettigrew

A drift-tolerant model for data management in ocean sensor networks,

MobiDE'07, in conjunction with SIGMOD, Bejing, China, 2007.

 

A. Nural, S. Nittel, N. Trigoni, and N. Pettigrew

A model for motion pattern discovery in ocean drifter networks,

Costal Environmental Sensing Networks Conference, Boston, MA, April 12-13 2007. 

 

S. Nittel, S. Winter, A. Nural, and T. Cao.

Shared Ride Trip Planning using Geosensor Networks,

In: H. Miller (Ed.), Societies and Cities in the Age of Instant Access, Springer, NL,

2007.

 

S. Nittel, N. Trigoni, N. and N. Pettigrew. 

Data management in mobile ad-hoc ocean sensor networks

NSF-sponsored Workshop on “Mobile Adhoc Sensor Networks”, Pittsburgh, PA, Jan 15-17 2007 (position paper).

G. Jin and S. Nittel:

UDC: A self-adaptive uneven clustering protocol for dynamic sensor network,

International Journal of Sensor Networks. Vol 2(1/2):25-33 (2007) 

 

2006

 

S. Nittel and R. de By (Editors), Proceedings of International ACM Symposium 

on “Geographic Information Systems” (ACM-GIS’06), Sheridan Publishers, Netherlands. 

 

G. Jin and S. Nittel:

NED: Efficient Event Detection in Sensor Network,

Workshop "Mobile Location-Aware Sensor Networks", in conjunction with MDM, Nara, Japan, May 13 2006. 

 

S. Winter,  and S. Nittel:

Ad-hoc shared ride trip planning by mobile geosensor networks,

International Journal of Geographic Information Science, Vol 20(8):899-916 (2006).

 


2005

 

S. Nittel, G. Jin, Y. Shiraishi, 
In-Network Spatial Query Estimation in Sensor Networks
IEICE Transactions (A), Vol.J88-A, No.12, pp.1413-1421, December 2005.

 

G. Jin and S. Nittel:

UDC: A self-adaptive uneven clustering protocol for dynamic sensor network,

International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks (MSN), Wuhan, China, 
13 - 15 December 2005.

 

A. Nural, S. Nittel and S. Winter:

Shared Ride Trips in Large Transportation Networks,

In: Miller, H. (Ed.), Symposium on Societies and Cities in the Age of Instant Access, University of Utah, UT, November 2005.

 

M. Duckham, S. Nittel and M. Worboys:

Monitoring dynamic spatial fields using responsive geosensor networks,

ACM-GIS 2005, Bremen, Germany, November 2005. 

 

S. Winter,  and S. Nittel:

Shared Ride Trip Planning in Geosensor Networks,

In: Simonis, I. (Ed.), GI-Days 2005. Institute of Geoinformatics, University of Muenster, Germany.

 

2004

 

S. Nittel, M. Duckham, and L. Kulik:

Information Dissemination in Mobile Ad-hoc Geosensor Networks,

Third International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience 2004), College Park, Maryland, October 2004,

Springer Lecture Notes. 

 

A. Stefanidis, and S. Nittel:

Geosensor Networks

CRC Press, August 2004. 

 

S. Nittel, and Leung, K.:

Parallelizing Clustering of Geoscientific Data Sets using Data Streams,

International Conference on "Scientific and Statistical Data Base Management" (SSDBM), Santorini, Greece, June, 2004.

 

S. Nittel, A. Stefanidis, I. Cruz, M. Egenhofer, D. Goldin, A. Howard, A. Labrinidis, S. Madden, A. Voisard, and M. Worboys:

Report from the First Workshop on Geo Sensor Networks

SIGMOD record, Special Issue on "Sensor Network Technology Infrastructure, Security, Data processing, and Deployment",

Ed.Vijay Kumar, March, 2004.

 

S. Nittel, K. Leung, and A. Braverman:

Scaling K-Means for Massive Data Sets using Data Streams,

Proc. of International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), Boston, MA, March 30 - April 2, 2004.

 

S.Nittel:

Data Sharing, Publication and Intellectual Property Issues

Invited Panel Presentation, National Science Board Workshop on "Policies for Long-Lived Data Collections",

March 24 2004. 

 
2003

 

A. Braverman, E. Fetzer, A. Eldering, S. Nittel, K. Leung:

Semi-Streaming Quantization for Remote-Sensing Data

Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, Special Issue on Massive Data Streams, Volume 12 Number 4, Issue Dec 2003.

 

S. Winter, and S. Nittel:

Abstraction and Standardisation in the Spatial Domain

International Journal of Geographical Information Science, Volume 17, Number 8, December 2003.

 

 
2002

 

H. Gowrisankar, and S. Nittel:

Reducing Uncertainty in Location Prediction of Moving Objects in Road Networks

Extended Abstract, 2nd Int. Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience 2002), Boulder, Colorado, September 2002.

 

S. Nittel:

The Role of Standards in SEEDS, Invited Talk, 2nd Public NASA Workshop on "Strategic Evolution of Earth Science 

Data Systems" (SEEDS), San Diego, June 17-19, 2002. 

 

 
2000

 

S. Nittel, and S. Winter:

Formalization of Spatial Standards

1st Int. Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience 2000),  Savannah, Georgia, Oct 28 - 31, 2000.

 

J. Yang, W. Wang, S. Nittel, R.R. Muntz, and V. Busam:

Dynamo: Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Cooperative Persistent Object Management in a Local Area Network,

Software: Practice and Experience, Special Issue on "Persistent Object Systems", Vol 30, No. 5, pp 419-448 (May 2000).

 

J. Yang, W. Wang, R.R. Muntz, and S. Nittel:

Dynamic Adaptive File Management in a Local Area Network,

20th Int. Conf. on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS'2000),  IEEE Proceedings, Taipei, Taiwan, April 10-13 2000.

 
1999 and earlier

 

K. Ng, Z. Wang, R.R. Muntz, and S. Nittel:

Dynamic Query Re-Optimization,

International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Databases (SSDBM99), Cleveland, Ohio, July, 1999.

 

S. Nittel:

Conquest: CONcurrent Queries over Space and Time,

Invited Talk, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, July 21, 1999.

 

S. Nittel, K. Ng, Z. Wang, and R.R. Muntz:

Conquest: CONcurrent Queries over Space and Time (Full paper)

International Workshop "Integrated Spatial Databases: Digital Images and GIS" (ISD'99) , Portland, Maine, June, 1999.

 

J. Yang, S. Nittel, W. Wang, and R. Muntz:

DynamO: Dynamic Objects with Persistent Storage

8th International Workshop on Persistent Object Systems (POS8) , Tiburon, California, September, 1998.

 

S. Nittel and R.R. Muntz:

Supporting Interoperation of GIS Objects (Extended Abstract)

Interoperating Geographic Information Systems (Interop'97) , Santa Barbara, California, December, 1997.

 

S. Nittel, R.R. Muntz, and E. Mesrobian:

geoPOM: A Heterogeneous Geoscientific Persistent Object System

9th International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM'97), Olympia, Washington, August, 1997.

 

S. Nittel, J. Yang, and R.R. Muntz:

Mapping a Common Geoscientific Object Model to Heterogeneous Spatial Data Repositories

4th ACM International Workshop on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM-GIS'96),

Rockville, Maryland, November 1996.

 

E. Mesrobian, R.R. Muntz, E.C. Shek, S. Nittel, M. La Rouche, M. Kriguer, C.R. Mechoso, J.D. Farrara, P. Stolorz, and H. Nakamura:

Mining Geophysical Data for Knowledge

IEEE Expert, October 1996.

 

S. Nittel and K.R. Dittrich:

A Storage Server for the Efficient Support of Complex Objects

7th International Workshop on Persistent Object Systems (POS-7),  Cape May, New Jersey, May 1996.

 

E. Mesrobian, R.R. Muntz, E. Shek, S. Nittel, M. LaRouche, and M. Kriguer:

OASIS: An OpenArchitecture Scientific Information System

6th International Workshop on Research Issues in Data Engineering: Interoperability of Nontraditional Database Systems (RIDE-96),

New Orleans, Louisiana, February 1996.

 

S. Nittel:

Physical Pointer Swizzling

Workshop "Object Database Behavior, Benchmarks, and Performance" , OOPLSA '95, Austin, Texas, 1995.



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