March 2016 (Volume 8, Number 1): GIS in Public Health Research

Volume 8, Number 1, March 2016


Foreword


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Message from the Editor
Chi-Yin Chow and Zhuojie Huang 

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Section 1: Special Issue on GIS in Public Health Research
Introduction to this Special Issue: GIS in Public Health Research
Chi-Yin Chow and Zhuojie Huang

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From Farm to Fork: How Spatial-Temporal Data can Accelerate Foodborne Illness Investigation in a Global Food Supply Chain
Kun Hu, Stefan Edlund, Matthew Davis, and James Kaufman

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Multiscale Modeling Approach for Hierarchical Aligned Aggregated Small Area Health Data
Mehreteab Aregay, Andrew B. Lawson, Christel Faes, Russell S. Kirby, Rachel Carroll, and Kevin Watjou

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Integrating Geographic Activity Space and Social Network Space to Promote Healthy Lifestyles
Xinyue Ye and Jay Lee 

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A Fully GIS-Integrated Simulation Approach for Analyzing the Spread of Epidemics in Urban Areas 
Hedi Haddad, Bernard Moulin, and Marius Thériault

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Gamifying Hand Physical Therapy with Intelligent 3D Navigation 
Imad Afyouni, Faizan Ur Rehman, Sohaib Ghani, Ahmad Qamar, and Saleh Basalamah

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Section 2: Event Reports
ACM SIGSPATIAL 2015 Conference Report
Michael Gertz, Matthias Renz, and Jagan Sankaranarayanan 

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ACM SIGSPATIAL 2015 Industrial Workshop Report
Egemen Tanin and Goce Trajcevski 

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ACM SIGSPATIAL IWCTS 2015 Workshop Report
Yan Huang and Xin Chen 

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ACM SIGSPATIAL MobiGIS 2015 Workshop Report
Chi-Yin Chow, Maria Luisa Damiani, and Shashi Shekhar 

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