Aims & Scope


Journal of Geographic Information System (JGIS) is an international refereed journal dedicated to the latest advancements in geographic information system. The goal of this journal is to keep a record of the state-of-the-art research and promote the research work in these fast moving areas. The journal publishes the highest quality, original papers included but not limited to the fields:


  • · Cartography and Geodesy
  • · Computational Geometry
  • · Computer Vision Applications in GIS
  • · Distributed, Parallel, and GPU Algorithms for GIS
  • · Earth Observation
  • · Environmental Geomatics — GIS, RS and Other Spatial Information Technologies
  • · Geographic Information Retrieval
  • · Geographical Analysis for Urban and Regional Development
  • · GIS and Cloud Computing
  • · GIS and High Performance Computing
  • · Human Computer Interaction and Visualization
  • · Image and Video Understanding
  • · Location Privacy, Data Sharing and Security
  • · Location-Based Services
  • · Performance Evaluation
  • · Photogrammetry
  • · Similarity Searching
  • · Social Networks and Volunteer Geographic
  • · Spatial Analysis and Integration
  • · Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Information Acquisition
  • · Spatial Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
  • · Spatial Data Quality and Uncertainty
  • · Spatial Data Structures and Algorithms
  • · Spatial Data Warehousing, OLAP, and Decision Support
  • · Spatial Information and Society
  • · Spatial Modeling and Reasoning
  • · Spatial Query Processing and Optimization
  • · Spatial Semantic Web
  • · Spatio-Temporal Data Handling
  • · Spatio-Temporal Sensor Networks
  • · Spatio-Temporal Stream Processing
  • · Spatio-Textual Searching
  • · Standardization and Interoperability for GIS
  • · Storage and Indexing
  • · Systems, Architectures and Middleware for GIS
  • · Traffic Telematics
  • · Transportation
  • · Visual Languages and Querying
  • · Wireless, Web, and Real-Time Applications

  • We are also interested in short papers, as in the form of a letter, that clearly address a specific narrow problem and in papers that survey problems and new results pertaining to a certain topic. Authors may be invited to write short papers on the same topic in more than one successive issue of JGIS.