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BSc (Hons) Maths & Computing, PhD

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Reader (GIS)
Currently teach GIS, programming, information systems and project management.
Module leader: Information Systems Organisations and Society; Developing Business Applications; Project Management and Professional Practice; Business Applications

Publications

Academic Journal Papers

Du, H., Anand, S., Alechina, N., Morley, J., Hart, G., Leibovici, D., Jackson, M. and Ware, J.M., 2012, Geospatial information integration from authoritative and crowd sourced road vector data, Transactions in GIS (Wiley-Blackwell), Volume 16, Issue 4, pages 455-476.

Lohfink, A., McPhee, D. and Ware, J.M., 2010, “A UML-based Representation of Spatio-Temporal Evolution in Road Network Data”, Transactions in GIS (Wiley), Vol 14, Issue 6, pages 853-872.

Jing, L., Taylor, G., Kidner, D.B. and Ware, J.M., 2008, “Prediction and Visualisation of GPS multipath signals in urban areas using LiDAR Digital Surface Models and building footprints”, The International Journal of Geographical Information Science (Taylor and Francis), Volume 22, Number 11, pages 1197-1218.

Ware, J.M. and Taylor, G., 2008, “Editorial”, Journal of Location Based Services (Taylor and Francis), Volume 2, Number 3, pages 175-176.

Taylor, G., Jing, L., Kidner, D.B., Brunsdon, C. and Ware, J.M., 2007, “Modelling and Prediction of GPS Availability with Digital Photogrammetry and LiDAR”, The International Journal of Geographical Information Science (Taylor and Francis), Volume 21, Number 1, pages 1-20.

Anand, S., Ware, J.M., Sharples, S., Jackson, M. and Nixon, J., 2006, “Schematic maps in MobileGIS environments: an automated simulated annealing based case study”, Cognitive Processing (Springer Berlin / Heidelberg), Volume 7, Supplement 5, pages 7-8.

McPhee, D., Thomas, N., Thomas, P. and Ware, J.M., 2006, “Evaluating the effectiveness of m-learning in the teaching of multi-media to first year univertsity students”, International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET), Volume 1, Number 1, 6 pages.

Ware, J.M, Anand, S., Taylor, G.E. and Thomas, N., 2006, “Automatic Generation of Schematic Maps for Mobile GIS Applications”, Special issue on location based services and MobileGIS, Transactions in GIS, Blackwell Publishing, Vol 10, Issue 1, pages 25-42.

Jones, C.B. and Ware, J.M., 2005, “Map generalisation in the web age”, The International Journal of Geographical Information Science (Taylor and Francis), Volume 19, Number 8/9, pages 859-870.

Anand, S. Ware, J.M and Taylor, G.E., 2005, “Map generalization for location based services: Large scale datasets perspective”, Society of Cartographers Bulletin, Volume 38, Number 2, pages 37-40.

Ware, J.M., Jones, C.B. and Thomas, N., 2003, “Automated cartographic map generalisation with multiple operators: a simulated annealing approach”, The International Journal of Geographical Information Science (Taylor and Francis), Volume 17, Number 8, pages 743–769.

Wilson, I.D., Ware, J.M. and Ware, J.A., 2003, “A genetic algorithm approach to cartographic map generalisation”, Computers in Industry (Elsevier Science), Volume 52, Issue 3, pages 291-304.

Ware, J.M., Wilson, I.D. and Ware, J.A., 2003, “A knowledge-based genetic algorithm approach to automating cartographic generalisation”, Knowledge-based Systems (Elsevier Science), Volume 16/5-6, pages 295-303.

Kidner, D.B., Sparkes, A.J., Dorey, M.I, Ware, J.M. and Jones, C.B., 2001, “Visibility analysis with the Multiscale Implicit TIN”, Transactions in GIS (Blackwell), Volume 5, Issue 1, pages 19-37.

Kidner, D.B., Ware, J.M., Sparkes, A.J and Jones, C.B., 2000, “Multiscale terrain and topographic modelling with the Implicit TIN”, Transactions in GIS (Blackwell), Volume 4, Issue 4, pages 379-408.

Jones, C.B., Ware, J.M. and Eynon. C.D., 1999, “Triangulated spatial models and neighbourhood search: an experimental comparison with quadtrees”, The Visual Computer (Springer), Volume 15, Number 5, pages 235-248.

Ware, J.M. and Jones, C.B., 1998, “Conflict reduction in map generalisation using iterative improvement”, Geoinformatica (Kluwer), Volume 2, Number 4, pages 383-407.

Jones, C.B. and Ware, J.M., 1998, “Proximity search with a triangulated spatial model”, The Computer Journal (Oxford University Press), Volume 41, Number 2, pages 71-83.

Ware, J.M., 1998, “A procedure for automatically correcting invalid flat triangles occurring in triangulated contour data”, Computers & Geosciences (Elsevier Science), Volume 24, Number 2, pages 141-150.

Jones, C.B., Kidner, D.B., Luo, L., Bundy, G.Ll. and Ware, J.M., 1996, “Database design for a multiscale spatial information system”, The International Journal of Geographical Information Systems (Taylor and Francis), Volume 10, Number 8, pages 901-920.

Jones, C.B., Bundy, G.Ll. and Ware, J.M., 1995, “Map generalisation with a triangulated data structure”, Cartography and GIS (ACSM), Volume 22, Number 4, pages 317-331.

Jones, C.B., Kidner, D.B. and Ware, J.M., 1994, “The Implicit TIN and multiscale spatial databases”, The Computer Journal (Oxford University Press), Volume 37, Number 1, pages 43-57.

Ware, J.M. and Jones, C.B., 1992, “A multiresolution topographic surface database”, The International Journal of Geographical Information Systems (Taylor and Francis), Volume 6, Number 6, pages 479-496.

Edited Works: Contributions

Anand.S, Ware.J.M, Taylor.G.E., 2006, “Generalization and schematization of large scale digital geographic datasets for MobileGIS applications”, Book chapter in Drummond, J., Billen, R., Forrest, D. and João, E. (eds), Dynamic & Mobile GIS: Investigating Change in Space and Time, Taylor & Francis publications.

Brown, I.M., Kidner, D.B., Lovett, A., Mackaness, W., Miller, D., Purvis, R., Raper, J., Ware, J.M. and Wood, J., 1999, “Virtual landscapes”, Virtual Reality in Geography (Taylor and Francis), editors Peter Fisher and David Unwin, pages 95-101.

Brown, I.M., Kidner, D.B. and Ware, J.M., 1999, “Multi-resolution virtual environments as a visualisation front-end to Geographical Information Systems”, Virtual Reality in Geography (Taylor and Francis), editors Peter Fisher and David Unwin, pages 144-162.

Dorey, M.I., Sparkes, A.J., Kidner, D.B., Jones, C.B. and Ware, J.M., 1998, “Terrain modelling enhancement for intervisibility analysis”, Innovations in GIS 6 (Taylor and Francis), editor Bruce Gittings, pages 169-184.

Ware, J.M. and Jones, C.B., 1996, “A multiresolution data storage scheme for 3D GIS”, Innovations in GIS 4 (Taylor and Francis), editor Zarine Kemp, pages 9-24.

Conference Contributions: Refereed

Williams, S. and Ware, J.M., 2015, "Is the use of ‘mobile computer technology’ appropriate for locating people with dementia? ", Proceedings of 23rd Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK 2015), University of Leeds, http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1491375

Richards, N. and Ware, J.M., 2013, “Automated river segmentation using simulated annealing”, Presented at AI-2013 (33rd SGAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence), Cambridge, UK.

Ware, J.M. and Richards, N., 2013, “An Ant Colony System Algorithm for Automatically Schematizing Transport Network Data Sets”, Proceedings of IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computing, Mexico, June 2013.

Farthing, D. and Ware, J.M., 2010, “When it comes to mapping developing countries, disaster preparedness is better than disaster response”, AGI Community’10 Conference, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK.

Ware, J.M. and Richards, N., 2010, “Ant Colony Optimization Applied to Network Schematization”, Proceedings of GIScience 2010, Zurich.

Richards, N. and Ware, J.M., 2010, “Ant Colony Optimization Applied to Map Generalization”, 13th Workshop of the ICA commission on Generalisation and Multiple Representation, Zurich (available on line at http://aci.ign.fr/2010_Zurich/program.php)

Swan, J., Anand, S., Ware, J.M. and Jackson, M., 2008, “Automated schematization using memetic algorithms”, Proceedings of 16th Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK 2008), Manchester, UK.

Swan, J., Anand S., Ware, J.M. and Jackson M, 2008, " Road network schematization using web feature service- a case study ", International Conference on Cartography and GIS, Borovets, Bulgaria.

Swan, J., Anand, S., Ware, J.M. and Jackson, M., 2008, “Open standards based research platform for map schematization”, 10th International Conference for Spatial Data Infrastructure, St. Augustine, Trinidad.

Swan, J., Anand, S., Ware, J.M. and Jackson, M., 2007, “Automated schematization for web service applications”, Proceedings of W2GIS 2007, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4857 (Springer), pages 216-226.

Lohfink, A., Carnduff, T., Thomas, N. and Ware, J.M., 2007, “An Object-Oriented Approach to the Representation of Spatiotemporal Geographic Features”, 15th ACM International Symposium on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM GIS 2007).

Lohfink, A., Carnduff, T., Thomas, N. and Ware, J.M., 2007, “Representation and Management of Evolving Features in OS MasterMap ITN Data”, Proceedings of 24th British National Conference on Databases (BNCOD 24), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4587 (Springer), pages 160-163.

Anand.S, Ware.J.M, Jackson.M and Swan. J, 2007, “Evaluation results of automated schematic map tool for MobileLBS) , Padua, Italy. applications”, 5th International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology (MMT’07

Anand.S, Avelar. S, Ware.J.M and Jackson.M, 2007, “Automated schematic map production using Simulated Annealing and Gradient Descent approaches”, 15th Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK 2007) , Dublin, Ireland.

Li, J, Taylor, G.E., Kidner, D.B. and Ware, J.M., 2006 , “Prediction of GPS multipath
effect using LiDAR Digital Surface Models and building footprints”, Proceedings of W2GIS 2006, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4295 (Springer), pages 42-54.

Thomas, N.J., Olden, A., Taylor, G.E. and Ware, J.M., 2006, “Improving the Safety and Efficiency for Rail Track Working Using Intelligent Location Based Systems”, 2006 International Conference on Wireless Networks (ICWN’06), Las Vegas, USA.

Anand.S, Ware.J.M, Sharples.S, Jackson.M and Nixon.J, 2006, “Cognitive issues in Automated Mobile Schematic mapping: Human factors case study”, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Spatial Cognition (ICSC 2006), Rome, Italy.

Anand S., Nixon, J., Jackson M., Ware J.M. and Sharples, S., 2006, “Automated Schematic Mapping for MobileGIS: Technical developments and Human Factors requirements”, Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IEEE Computer Society), pages 316-324.

Anand S., Ware J.M., Taylor G.E., Vairavamoorthy K. and Jackson M., 2006, “Automated Schematic Maps for Water Network Applications- MobileGIS case study”, 7th International Conference in HydroInformatics, Nice, France,

Anand.S, Ware.J.M, Vairavamoorthy.K, Jackson.M, "MobileGIS in Water Network Applications -Demand Modelling Approach " 7th International Conference on Hydroscience and Engineering (ICHE 2006) , Philadelphia, USA, 2006

Anand S., You J., Ware J.M., Jackson M. and Taylor G.E., 2006, “Automated travel time schematic maps for Location Based Services”, Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference , London

Anand S., Ware J.M., Taylor G.E., You J. and Jackson M., 2006, “Automated time based schematic maps for transportation network applications”, Proceedings of 14th Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK 2006), University of Nottingham, pages 201-205.

Taylor, G.E., Li, J., Kidner, D.B. and Ware, J.M., 2005, “Surface modelling for GPS satellite visibility”, Proceedings of W2GIS 2005 (Springer LNCS 3833), pages 281-295.

Anand.S, Ware.J.M and Taylor.G.E., 2005, “Schematic maps for small display location based service applications” , Proceedings of 13th Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK 2005), University of Glasgow, Glasgow.

Ware.J.M and Anand.S., " Automated production of schematic maps for mobile applications ", Proceedings of Auto-Carto 2005, Las Vegas, USA , 2005

Anand, S., Ware, J.M. and Taylor, G.E., 2004, “Map Generalization for OSMasterMap data in Location Based Services & mobile GIS applications”, Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Geoinformatics, Gavle, Sweden, pages 54-60.

Anand, S., Ware J.M. and Taylor G.E., 2004, “Map generalization for data volume reduction of large scale datasets for mobile GIS applications”, Proceedings of PGNET2004 Postgraduate Symposium on the convergence of telecommunications, networking and broadcasting , John Moore University, pages 20-23.

Anand.S, Ware, J.M., Taylor, G.E., 2004, “Map generalization for OS MasterMap data in small display mobile GIS applications”, Proceedings of 12th Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK), University of East Anglia, pages 245-248.

Ware, J.M., Wilson, I.D. and Ware, J.A., 2003, “Reducing graphic conflict in scale reduced maps using a genetic algorithm”, Proceedings of 11th Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK) , City University, pages 1-10.

Thomas, N., Ware, J.M. and Jones, C.B., 2003, “Resolving conflict in scale reduced maps: refining the simulated annealing technique”, Proceedings of 11th Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK) , City University, pages 244-248.

Ware, J.M., Wilson, I.D. and Ware, J.A., 2003, “A genetic algorithm for reducing graphic conflict in scale reduced maps”, 5th ICA Workshop on Progress in Automated Map Generalisation, Paris, (available on line at http://www.geo.unizh.ch/ICA/).

Thomas, N., Ware, J.M. and Jones, C.B., 2003, “Continuous search space and building grouping: improvements to the simulated technique”, 5th ICA Workshop on Progress in Automated Map Generalisation, Paris, (available on line at http://www.geo.unizh.ch/ICA/).

Ware, J.M., Wilson, I.D. and Ware, J.A., 2002, “A knowledge based genetic algorithm approach to automating cartographic generalisation”, Proceedings of 22nd SGAI International Conference on Knowledge Based Systems and Applied Artificial Intelligence (Springer), Cambridge, pages 33-49.

Ware, J. M., Wilson, I. D., Ware, J. A. and Jones, C.B., 2002, “A tabu search approach to automated map generalisation”, Proceedings of 10th ACM International Symposium on Advances in Geographical Information Systems (ACM), McLean VA, pages 101-106.

Ware, J.M., Thomas, N. and Jones, C.B., 2002, “Map generalisation using simulated annealing: maintaining feature alignment”, Proceedings of GIScience 2002, Boulder, pages 201- 203.

Thomas, N., Ware, J.M. and Jones, C.B., 2002, “Map generalisation by iterative improvement: maintaining feature alignment”, Joint ISPRS-ICA Workshop on Multi-Scale Representations of Spatial Data, Ottawa (available on line at http://www.ikg.uni-hannover.de/isprs/Program_final.html ).

Ware, J.M., Jones, C.B. and Thomas, N., 2001, “A simulated annealing algorithm for cartographic map generalisation”, 4th ICA Workshop on Progress in Automated Map Generalisation, Beijing, (available on line at http://www.geo.unizh.ch/ICA/).

Ware, J.M., Jones, C.B. and Thomas, N. 2001, “Map generalisation, object displacement and simulated annealing: two techniques for execution time improvement”, Proceedings of 9 th Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK) , Glamorgan, pages 36-38.

Jones, C.B., Ware, J.M. and Miller, D.R., 2000, “Bayesian probabilistic methods for change detection with area-class maps”, Proceedings of 4 th International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Amsterdam, pages 329-336.

Jones, C.B. and Ware, J.M., 1999, “A probabilistic approach to environmental change detection with area-class map data”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1737 (Springer), pages 122-136.

Ware, J.M and Jones, C.B., 1999, “Error-constrained change detection”, CD Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Geocomputation, Virginia.

Lonergan , M.E., Jones, C.B. and Ware, J.M., 1999, “Optimal map generalisation: saving time with appropriate measures of imperfection”, CD Proceedings of 19th International Cartographic Conference, Ottawa.

Ware, J.M. and Jones, C.B., 1998, “Improving change detection by matching and aligning features”, CD Proceedings of GIS/LIS’98, Texas.

Ware, J.M. and Jones, C.B., 1998, “Matching and aligning features in overlayed coverages”, Proceedings of 6th ACM International Symposium on Advances in Geographical Information Systems (ACM), Washington DC, pages 28-33.

Jones, C.B. and Ware, J.M., 1998, “Nearest neighbour search using a triangulated spatial model”, Proceedings of 8th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, Vancouver, pages 13-21.

Dorey, M.I., Sparkes, A.J., Kidner, D.B., Jones, C.B. and Ware, J.M., 1998, “Calculating the line of sight on a DTM: quantifying the effect of DTM scale and topographic features”, Proceedings of 6th Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK), Edinburgh, pages 12.1-12.8.

Ware, J.M. and Jones, C.B., 1997, “A data model for representing geological surfaces”, Proceedings of 5th International Workshop on Advances in GIS (ACM), Las Vegas, pages 20-23.

Ware, J.M. and Kidner, D.B., 1997, “A flexible storage-efficient TIN data model”, Proceedings of 3rd Joint European Conference on Geographical Information, Austria, pages 48-57.

Ware, J.M. and Jones, C.B., 1997, “Error models for automated change detection”, Proceedings of 5th Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK) , Leeds, pages 155-160.

Ware, J.M. and Jones, C.B., 1996, “A spatial model for detecting (and resolving) conflict caused by scale reduction”, Proceedings of 7th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling (Taylor & Francis), pages 547-558.

Herbert, M.J., Strugnell, N.C., Kidner, D.B. and Ware, J.M., 1996, “Local and global approaches for constructing TINs from contour data”, Proceedings of 2nd Joint European Conference and Exhibition on Geographical Information, Barcelona, pages 81-84.

Ware, J.M. and Jones, C.B., 1996, “A multi-scale data storage scheme for 3-D GIS”, Proceedings of 4th Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK) , Canterbury, pages 67-74.

Ware, J.M., Jones, C.B. and Bundy, G.Ll., 1995, “A triangulated spatial model for cartographic generalisation of areal objects”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 988 (Springer), pages 173-192.

Herbert, M.J., Ware, J.M. and Kidner, D.B., 1995, “GeoSTARE – a new algorithm for constructing triangulated irregular networks from contour data”, Proceedings of 3rd Annual GIS Research UK Conference (GISRUK) , Newcastle, pages 102-106.

Jones, C.B., Ware, J.M. and Bundy, G.Ll., 1992, “Multiscale spatial modelling with triangulated surfaces”, Proceedings of 5th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, Charleston, pages 612-621.

Conference Contributions: Other

Farthing, D. and Ware, J.M., 2013, “Overcoming Obstacles to Mapping for Disaster Preparedness in East Africa”, Presented at Dealing with Disasters Conference (DWD 2013), Northumbria University, UK.

Carroll, F., Thomas, N. and Ware, J.M., 2013, “The Development An Interactive iBook Application To Harness The Next Generation Of ‘Computer Architecture’ Educational Experiences”, Presented at FECS’13: The 9th International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering, Las Vegas, USA.

Farthing, D. and Ware, J.M., 2011, “Mapping disaster areas: past and future”, presented at Dealing with Disasters International Conference, University of Glamorgan.

Landeg, O., Harris, A. and Ware, J.M., 2010, “The Perception of Volcanic Risk Amongst the Indigenous Population of Vocán de Colima, Mexico: Implications for Volcanic Crisis Management and Risk Reduction Strategies”, presented at Dealing with Disasters International Conference, Northumbria University, UK.

Landeg, O., Harris, A. and Ware, J.M., 2010, “An holistic and multidisciplinary approach to volcanic risk assessment at Volcán de Colima, Mexico: A case study for modern management teaching”, presented at Newport NEXUS Conference 2010, University of Wales, Newport.

Ware, J.M. and Richards, N., 2010, “Probabilistic optimization and network schematization”, Presented at Dagstuhl Seminar 10461:
Schematization in Cartography, Visualization, and Computational Geometry, Dagstuhl, Germany.

Anand, S., Swan, J,, Jackson, M. and Ware. J.M ., 2010, “Automated schematization using open standards”, British Cartographic Society Annual Symposium, Nottingham.

Richards, N., Ware, J.M., Thomas, N. and Ware, J.A., 2010, “Application of Simulated Annealing to River Symbolization”, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Las Vegas, USA, pages 141-145.

Swan, J., Anand, S., Jackson, M. and Ware, J.M., 2008, “Genetic algorithm based tool for network schematization”, Proceedings of GIScience 2008, Park City, Utah, USA.

Anand S., Swan J., Ware J.M. and Jackson M., 2007, “Large scale geospatial datasets – issues and opportunities”, 6th AgentCities UK Challenge Day, University of Bath.

Anand S, Ware J.M. and Jackson M, 2005, “Optimization of network datasets for MobileGIS applications”, presented at AGI 2006.

Anand S, Ware J.M., Sharples S and Nixon J, 2005, “Human factor considerations in Mobile GIS: Schematic mapping perspective”, presented at Disaster Management and Mitigation: The Role of Geospatial Interoperability, RICS, London.

Anand S, Ware J.M, Taylor G.E, Vairavamoorthy K and Jackson M, 2005, “Automated schematic maps for utilities – Mobile GIS perspective”, presented at AGI Cymru 7th Annual Conference, Cardiff.

Anand.S, Ware.J.M, Taylor.G.E., “Automated schematic map generalization for MobileGIS Applications”, Proceedings of IEEE/IEE/EPSRC Postgraduate Research Conference in Electronics, Photonics, Communications & Networks and Computing Science, PREP 2005, University of Lancaster, Lancaster, 2005

Anand.S, Ware.J.M, Taylor.G.E., “Automated generation of PDA tailored maps from
OSMasterMap” , presented at RGS-IBG Mid Term Conference, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, 2005

Ware, J.M., 2005, “GIS and Tourism”, presented at University of Kalamoon GIS Workshop, Deratiah, Syria.

Anand.S, Ware.J.M, Taylor.G.E., 2005 "Mobile GIS – Where is the nearest cash point? ", presented at British Association for the Advancement of Science , Speaking of Science Conference , Cardiff University, Cardiff.

Anand, S., Ware, J.M and Taylor, G.E., 2004, “ Map Generalization for data volume reduction of large scale datasets for mobile GIS applications”, presented at EPSRC 5th Annual Postgraduate Symposium on the convergence of telecommunications, networking and broadcasting , School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, John Moore University, pages 20-23, Liverpool, 2004

Anand, S, Ware, J.M. and Taylor, G.E., 2004, " Map generalization for OS MasterMap data in mobile GIS applications ", presented at PREP2004, University of Hertfordshire.

Anand, S., Ware, J.M. and Taylor, G.E., 2004, " OSMasterMap : map generalization for location based services", presented at Association for Geographic Information (AGI) Conference, Chelsea Village, London.

Anand. S., Ware, .J.M. and Taylor, G.E., 2004, " Map Generalization for derivation of schematic maps from large scale datasets for mobile GIS applications", presented at the 30th Congress of the International Geographical Union, IGC-UK, Glasgow.

Anand, S., Ware, J.M. and Taylor, G.E., 2004, " Map Generalization for Mobile GIS", presented at the SET04 National Showcase of British Science, Engineering and Technology, The House of Commons, London.

Anand, S., Ware J.M. and Taylor, G.E., 2004, “Map generalization for LBS applications – an OS MasterMap perspective”, presented at Wireless GIS and Location Based Services Conference, Bristol.

Anand, S. and Ware, J.M., 2003, “Map generalization for automatic derivation of location based service maps”, presented at RGS-IGB2003 Postgraduate Forum, London.

Anand, S. and Ware, J.M., 2003, " Map generalization for location based services using small screen display devices", presented at PREP2003, University of Exeter.

Ware, J.M. and Thomas, N., 2002, “Resolving graphical conflict by iterative improvement”, presented at Ordnance Survey Generalisation Workshop, Southampton.

Ware, J.M., 2000, “Map generalisation research at the University of Glamorgan”, presented at Ordnance Survey Virtual Research Unit Workshop on Map Generalisation, Southampton.

Sparkes, A.J., Kidner, D.B. and Ware, J.M., 2000, “Error modelling for the Multiscale TIN”, presented at RGS-IBG Annual Conference, Sussex.

Ware, J.M., Jones, C.B. and Lonergan, M.E., 2000, “Map generalisation by iterative improvement”, presented at 1 st International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Savannah, (available on line at http://www.giscience.org/GIScience2000/program.html).

Jones, C.B. and Ware, J.M., 1999, “A probabilistic approach to environmental change detection with area-class map data”, presented at International Workshop on Integrated Spatial Databases: Digital Images and GIS, Maine.

Brown, I.M., Kidner, D.B. and Ware, J.M., 1999, “Multi-resolution virtual environments for GIS”, presented at Institute of British Geographers’ Symposium on Virtual Reality, Leicester.

Ware, J.M., 1999, “A multivariate Bayesian statistics approach to automated change detection”, presented at the SET99 National Showcase of British Science, Engineering and Technology, The House of Commons, London.

Ware, J.M. and Jones, C.B., 1997, “Conflict resolution strategies based on object displacement and trial positions”, presented at 2nd Workshop on Progress in Automated Map Generalisation, Sweden.

Ware, J.M. 1996, “The use of triangulations for surface and volume affirmation”, presented at European Research Conference on Space Time Modelling of Bounded Natural Domains: Intelligent Tools for 3D-Interpolation and Correlation, Canterbury.

Jones, C.B., Bundy, G.Ll. and Ware, J.M., 1996, “Dynamic Spatial Modelling, Multi-Agent Systems and Simplicial Complexes”, 1 st International Conference on Geocomputation, Leeds, ( available on line at http://www.ashville.demon.co.uk/gc1996/).

Ware, J.M., 1995,“Map Generalisation: A triangulated spatial model for conflict detection and resolution”, presented at Workshop on Advances in Automated Generalisation, Barcelona.

Jones, C.B., Ware, J.M. and Bundy, G.Ll., 1995, “Experiments in areal-object map generalisation with a triangulated data structure”, presented at Euro-Carto XIII, Italy.
Jones, C.B., Kidner, D.B. and Ware, J.M., 1995, “Equivalence tests for integration of multi-source data sets”, presented at Euro-Carto XIII, Italy.

Editorships: Book and Journal

Ware, J.M. and Taylor, G.E., 2008, Journal of Location Based Services Special Issue: Web and Wireless GIS (Taylor and Francis), Volume 2, Number 3, pages 175-252.

Ware, J.M. and Taylor, G.E., 2007, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4857: Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems (Springer), (298 pages).

Jones, C.B. and Ware, J.M., 2005, International Journal of Geographical Information Science: Map Generalisation Special Issue (Taylor and Francis), Volume 19, Number 8/9, pages 859-997.

Other Publications: Research

Ware, J.M., 2002, “A summary report on algorithms developed for map generalisation”, Report commissioned by the Ordnance Survey of Great Britain (27 pages).

Ware, J.M., 2001, “Generalising the Digital National Framework (DNF) to a nominal 1:50000 scale”, Report commissioned by the Ordnance Survey of Great Britain (17 pages).

Kidner, D.B. and Ware, J.M., 2001, “The use of geographical information systems in schools”, Report commissioned by the British Educational Communications and Technology Agency (25 pages).

Memberships

Member of the Computing and Mathematics Research Institute
Member of the GIS Research Unit

Consultancy

Consultancy partners include: Admiral, West Coast Network Solutions, Ordnance Survey, Network Rail, British Geological Survey, Acclimatize and British Educational Communications and Technology Agency.

Research

Research interests mainly in the area of GIS, particularly: automated cartography, GPS/GIS integration, terrain modelling, application of optimization techniques, data modelling, open source and disaster management.
Research collaborators include Ordnance Survey, British Geological Survey and McCaulay Land Use Research Institute.
Co-chair of 7th International Symposium on Web and Wireless GIS

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