Program of
International Joint Workshop on Ubiquitous, Pervasive and Internet Mapping
(UPIMap2004), Tokyo, Japan, September 7 - 9, 2004

<Place> North Building at Mita campus of Keio University. [Route Maps] [Campus Map] [Various Scale Maps] [VideoNavi]
(@4F)4th floor in North Building, (@2F)2nd floor in North Building, (@1F)1st floor in North Building, (@*)places to be announced
(UPIMap2004 participants are allowed to join SVG Open 2004 held from Sept. 8 to 10 on the 2nd floor and other rooms.
The details of the program of SVG Open 2004 are available from <http://www.svgopen.org/>.)

Tuesday, September 7th

Technical Visits (First Day)

Wednesday, September 8th

Conference (Second Day)

Thursday, September 9th

Conference (Last Day)

[08:30-09:00] Registration (@4F)

[All day; 09:00-21:00] Technical Visits (@4F)

Please come at 08:30am to the conference room on 4th floor of North Building at Mita campus of Keio University in Tokyo, then finish the registration of the workshop.
(Attention: The starting time of the technical visits becomes earlier.)
The following events are being prepared.
  • Experience of commercial multi-modal human navigation services (NaviWalk) provided by GPS equipped cellular phones: Approximately 10 million cellular phones equipped with GPS are being used in Japan. You will be impressed with advanced hardware, software, services and popularity of cellular phones in Japan.

         from [Web of au by KDDI in Japanese]

         from [Web of Kyocera in Japanese]
  • Experience of commercial car navigation systems for roads and highways with real-time information services in Tokyo: Approximately 150 million car navigation systems have been sold in Japan. Persons who once tried Japanese car navigation systems never drive without them, because of the high quality services. Approximately 10 million cars have access to the real-time information such as traffic jam, parking and restaurants through FM radio, beacon and Internet in Japan.

         from [Web of VICS Center in Japanese]

         from [Web of Sony in Japanese]
  • Visiting the Traffic Control Center of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department

         from [Web in English]
  • Visiting a map production company and seeing how up-to-date maps are produced in Japan

         from [Web of Tokyo Cartographic in Japanese]
  • For Japanese participants, it will be a good chance to find how foreign researchers think and feel digital map services and structures of urban areas in Japan, and to realize significant digital mapping services in the world.

         from [Web in Japanese]

[09:00-17:00] Registration (@4F)

[09:30-10:30] SVG Open Plenary Session (@2F) [The program of SVG Open 2004 Conf.]

  1. Opening Keynotes:
    "Can schemas help SVG interwork with other markup vocabularies?" [Abstract]
      Prof. Makoto Murata
      International University of Japan, Japan
  2. Sponsor Keynotes:
    "Sponsor Keynotes - Introduction of SVG Based Software for Cellular Phones" [Abstract]
      Naomi Inoue
      KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., Japan

[10:30-11:00] Coffee Break (@2F)

[11:00-12:40] ICA Opening Session (A) "Advances of Ubiquitous Mapping in Japan" (@4F)

  • Opening Remarks:
      Prof. Atsuyuki Okabe
      Director of Center for Spatial Information Science, the University of Tokyo, Japan
      Prof. Milan Konecny
      President of ICA, Masaryk University, Czech Republic


  1. Keynote Address:
    "Ubiquitous Mapping in Tokyo"
    [pdf]
    [DEMO Movie (Tantative Version)]
      Prof. Takashi Morita
      Chair of ICA Commission on Ubiquitous Mapping, Hosei University, Japan
      with Spatial Media Fusion Project of CSIS at the University of Tokyo, Japan
  2. Invited Talk:
    "Development of Multi-Modal Human Navigation Services for GPS Equipped Cellular Phones"
    [pdf]
      Dr. Keisuke Onishi
      President of NAVITIME JAPAN Co., Ltd., Japan
      [Related webs: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,A,B,C,D]

[09:00-12:00] Registration (@4F)

[09:30-10:30] SVG Open Plenary Session (@2F) [The program of SVG Open 2004 Conf.]

  1. Sponsor Keynotes:
    "SVG as a knowledge multiplier" [Abstract]
      Stefan K Gordon
      .NET Developer, DocSoft, Inc.
  2. Sponsor Keynotes:
    "About the vision by SVG of Meister" [Abstract]
      Uichiro Nozawa
      General Manager, Meister Corporation, Japan

[10:30-11:00] Coffee Break (@2F)

[11:00-12:40] ICA Session (D) "Mapping Theory" (@4F)

    Session Chair: Prof. Michael P. Peterson
    Chair of ICA Commission on Maps and the Internet, University of Nebraska at Omaha, U.S.A.
  1. A Photo Vector Field Model for Photo Mapping Considering Users' Lines of Sight [pdf]
      Hideyuki Fujita, Masatoshi Arikawa (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
  2. Shifting the Focus in Mobile Maps [pdf]
      Stephan Winter (The University of Melbourne, Australia)
  3. Ubiquitous Path Representation by the Geographic Data Integration [pdf]
      Morishige Ota (Kokusai Kogyo Co., Japan)
  4. TeleCartography: Some Cartosemiotic Aspects [pdf]
      Alexander Wolodtschenko (Dresden University of Technology, Germany)
  5. Pervasive and Ubiquitous Public Map Displays [pdf]
      Michael P. Peterson(University of Nebraska at Omaha, U.S.A.)







      Cover Image [pdf]

[12:40-14:00] Lunch Break(@1F)

    (Lunch is not included in the participation fee. To go to the cafeteria in the 1st floor, you must go outside from the 2nd floor then go down the slope to the 1st floor.)

[12:40-14:00] Lunch Break(@1F)

    (Lunch is not included in the participation fee. To go to the cafeteria in the 1st floor, you must go outside from the 2nd floor then go down the slope to the 1st floor.)

[14:00-15:40] ICA Session (B) "Ubiquitous Mapping" (@4F)

    Session Chair: Prof. Takashi Morita
    Chair of ICA Commission on Ubiquitous Mapping, Hosei University
  1. Design and Implementation of a Personal Spatial Information System with Sensor Data Mapping [pdf]
      Yoh Shiraishi, Masatoshi Arikawa (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
  2. Using Mobile GIS in Educational Settings [pdf][bio]
      Jerry Mount, Marc Armstrong, David Bennett (The University of Iowa, U.S.A.)
  3. Location-based Mobile Pedestrian Navigation Services - the Role of Multimedia Cartography [pdf]
      Georg Gartner (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
  4. Location of Things in a House: Toward Ubiquitous Mapping in the Home [pdf]
      Noriko Shingaki(*1,*2), Hisao Nojima(*1,*2), Miki Kitabata(*1), Akira Onozawa(*1) (*1:NTT Microsystem Integration Labs., *2:Nagoya University, Japan), Koji Sato (National Museum of Ethnology, Japan)
  5. A Visual Programming Tool for Map Scale Transformation Rules According to User's Focus Area [pdf]
      Jegajothi Karthik, Takashi Saruwatari, Yoshihide Hosokawa, Naohisa Takahashi (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)

[15:40-16:10] Coffee Break (@4F)

[16:10-17:30] ICA Session (C) "Internet Mapping" (@4F)

    Session Chair: Prof. Georg Gartner
    Vice-Chair of ICA Commission on Maps and the Internet, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  1. Using the Web for Focussed Geographical Storytelling via Gameplay [pdf]
      William Cartwright (RMIT University, Australia)
  2. Mapping on the Grid: From Spatial Web Services to Mobile Clients [pdf]
      Ilya Zaslavsky, Ashraf Memon, Pavel Velikhov, Chaitan Baru (University of California, San Diego, U.S.A.)
  3. Forest Restoration Planning Tools based XML-SVG [pdf]
      Yan Li, Guobin Chi, Haosheng Huang, Chenwei Lv, Ruifeng Qiu (South China Normal University, China)
  4. Layout and design elements in the quality estimation of bi-dimensional Internet based mapping [pdf]
      Gabriel Origel-Gutierrez (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico)

[14:00-15:30] SVG Open Special Session "goSVG" (@2F) [The program of SVG Open 2004 Conf.]

[15:30-16:00] Coffee Break (@2F)

[16:00-17:30] SVG Open Special Session "goSVG" (@2F) [The program of SVG Open 2004 Conf.]

    "goSVG" is the abbreviation of "G-XML over SVG" which has been made as a standard for XML based map representations for pervasive computing environment sponsored by METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry).

[Evening]

Banquet (@*)

    Enjoy excellent Japanese foods and culture.

[Evening]

No Event

(The dinner cruise of SVG Open will be held this evening. The registration was closed.
Note: All cruise participants have to be in the terminal of Hinode Pier by 6:30 pm. You can meet with SVG Open staff and other participants at Registration Desk of North Building 2F on 5:45 pm. Please ensure that you bring your ticket in order to board the ship. [map1] [map2] [map3])

[17:40-18:00]

Closing Remarks (@4F)

    (After the closing remarks, we have a plan to go to a Japanese style casual restaurant together. Let's go there to enjoy good foods and talk about this workshop and our future. This dinner is not included in the workshop fee, but the price of the dinner is never expensive.)