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Conference Papers

Lu Y; Laffan S, 2018, 'The use of particle swarm optimization for a vector cellular automata model of land usechange', in Winter S; Griffin A; Sester M (eds.), Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics, LIPIcs, Schloss Dagstuhl--Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 42:1 - 42:6, presented at 10th International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience 2018)., Melbourne, Australia, 28 August 2018 - 31 August 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.4230/LIPIcs.GIScience.2018.42

Hallgren W; Beaumont L; Bowness A; Chambers L; Graham E; Holewa H; Laffan SW; Mackey B; Nix H; Price J; Vanderwal J; Warren R; Weis G, 2015, 'The Biodiversity and Climate Change Virtual Laboratory: How Ecology and Big Data can be utilised in the fight against vector-borne diseases', in Weber A; McPhee M (ed.), 21ST INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MODELLING AND SIMULATION (MODSIM2015), MODELLING & SIMULATION SOC AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND INC, Gold Coast, Australia, pp. 1448 - 1454, presented at MODSIM 2015, Gold Coast, Australia, 29 November 2015 - 04 December 2015, http://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim2015/F13/hallgren.pdf

Watts LM; Laffan SW, 2013, 'Sensitivity of the BFAST algorithm to MODIS satellite and vegetation index', in Boland J; Anderssen RS; Piantadosi J (eds.), Proceedings MODSIM2013, 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand,, Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, Adelaide, pp. 1638 - 1644, presented at MODSIM2013 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Adelaide, 01 December 2013 - 06 December 2013, http://mssanz.org.au/modsim2013/H2/watts.pdf

Laffan S; Taylor, M.D. , 2013, 'FishTracker: A GIS toolbox for kernel density estimation of animal home ranges that accounts for transit times and hard boundaries', in Piantadosi J; Boland J (ed.), 20TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MODELLING AND SIMULATION (MODSIM2013), MODELLING & SIMULATION SOC AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND INC, Adelaide, pp. 1617 - 1623, presented at 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Adelaide, 01 December 2013 - 06 December 2013, http://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim2013

Miller IB; Forster BC; Laffan SW, 2012, 'Development of a model to correct multi-view angle above water measurements for the analysis of the bidirectional reflectance of coral and other reef substrates', in ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, ISPRS, Melbourne, pp. 19 - 24, presented at XXII ISPRS Congress, Melbourne, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/isprsannals-I-7-19-2012

Laffan SW, 2011, 'Spatial non-stationarity, anisotropy and scale: The interactive visualisation of spatial turnover', in MODSIM 2011 - 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation - Sustaining Our Future: Understanding and Living with Uncertainty, Modelling and Simulation Society, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia, pp. 1888 - 1894, presented at MODSIM 2011 - 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation - Sustaining Our Future: Understanding and Living with Uncertainty, Perth, WA, 12 December 2011 - 16 December 2011, http://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim2011/E3/laffan.pdf

Wang D; Laffan SW, 2009, 'Characterisation of valleys from DEMs', in Proceedings of the 18th World IMACS Congress and MODSIM09 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, MODSIM and IMAC, Australia, pp. 2014 - 2020, presented at 18th World IMACS Congress and MODSIM09 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Cairns, Australia, 13 July 2009 - 17 July 2009, http://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim09/F4/wang_d.pdf

Laffan SW; Lubarsky E; Ward M; Highfield L, 2007, 'A Geographic Automata System for Modelling Disease Outbreaks', in MODSIM 2007: International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ, pp. 1252 - 1257, presented at MODSIM 2007: International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ, 10 December 2007 - 13 December 2007, http://www.mssanz.org.au/MODSIM07/papers/21_s46/AGeographic_s46_Taffan_.pdf

Lees BG; Van Niel K; Laffan SW, 2006, 'Predictive Vegetation mapping and DEM Error', in International Symposium on Terrain and Digital Terrain Modelling, International Symposium on Terrain Analysis and Digital Terrain Modelling (TADTM 2006), Nanjing, China, pp. 1 - 7, presented at International Symposium on Terrain Analysis and Digital Terrain Modelling (TADTM 2006), Nanjing, China, 23 November 2006 - 25 November 2006

Laffan SW; Bickford S, 2005, 'Using spatial randomisations to improve the utility of Geographically Weighted Regression model results', in MODSIM 2005: International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Melbourne, pp. 1396 - 1401, presented at MODSIM 2005: International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Melbourne, 12 December 2005 - 15 December 2005, http://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim05/papers/laffan.pdf

Laffan SW; Silcock H; Nielsen O; Hegland M, 2003, 'A new approach to analysing spatial data using sparse grids', in MODSIM 2003: International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, UNIV WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Townsville, Qld, pp. 708 - 712, presented at MODSIM 2003: International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Townsville, Qld, 14 July 2003 - 17 July 2003, http://www.mssanz.org.au/MODSIM03/proceedings.html

Hegland M; Laffan SW, 2003, 'Mining geographical data using sparse grids', in 2003 Congress on Evolutionary Computation CEC 2003, IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2003), Canberra, presented at IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2003), Canberra, 08 December 2003 - 12 December 2003


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