Xinyue Ye

Contact Info

Title: Associate Professor
Office: GITC 5104
Hours: By Appointments
Phone: 973-596-2976
Dept: Informatics

Dr. Xinyue Ye (Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara), Associate Professor in Department of Informatics, joins NJIT from Kent State University, where he was founding director of Computational Social Science Lab and Associate Professor of Geographic Information System and Digital Sciences.Dr. Ye integrates social science and computational science towards information visualization, urban informatics and spatial social network analysis – the mapping of relationships among individuals in networks, integrated with spatial and environmental factors. He models the space-time perspective of socioeconomic inequality and human dynamics for applications in various domains, such as economic development, disaster response, transportation and land use, public health and urban crime.  He was elected chair of the American Association of Geographers (AAG)’s Regional Development and Planning Specialty Group in 2014, co-chair of Asian Geography Specialty Group in 2015 and chair of China Specialty Group in 2018. He also served as president of the International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Science from 2016 to 2017. Since 2011, he has been serving as Associate Editor of Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, a leading SCI journal in spatial and environmental statistical modeling.Dr. Ye has published over 150 journal articles, book chapters, and conference proceeding papers. He won the national first-place research award from University Economic Development Association in 2011 and received the Regional Development and Planning emerging scholar award from AAG in 2012. Dr. Ye’s work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Energy.


Ph.D. in Geography (Concentration: Geographic Information Science),

University of California at Santa Barbara-San Diego State University, 2010
Dissertation: Comparative Space-Time Dynamics (NSF DDRI Award)

M.S. in Geographic Information System, Eastern Michigan University, 2004
Thesis: Urban Modeling and Land Use Change Detection in Detroit

M.A. in Geography (Concentration: Economic Geography),
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 2002
Thesis: Intra-provincial Inequality in China under Reform

B.S. in Urban Planning, Zhejiang University, China, 1996


Positions Held

2018- Associate Professor,Department of Informatics, Ying Wu College of Computing, and Director, Urban Informatics & Spatial Computation Lab, New Jersey Institute of Technology

2017-2018Associate Professor, Department of Geography and School of Digital Sciences, Kent State University

2017-, Visiting Professor, Center for Geographical Analysis/Institute for Quantitative Social Science,Harvard University

2013- Director of Computational Social Science Lab, Kent State University

2013-2017 Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Kent State University

2010-2013 Assistant Professor, School of Earth, Environment, and Society & Center for Regional Development (Department of Commerce EDA University Center), Bowling Green State University

2005-2009 Research/Teaching Associate, Joint Doctoral Program of Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara and San Diego State University

2002-2005 Research Assistant/Spatial Programmer, the Institute for Geospatial Research and Education (IGRE), Eastern Michigan University

2001 Urban GIS Analyst, Center for Urban Initiatives and Research, University of Wisconsin,


1999-2002 Teaching/Research Assistant, Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

1999 Urban Planner, Institute of Urban Planning, Ruian, China

1996-1999 Urban Planner, Institute of Urban Planning, Zhejiang University, China

Journal Editorship

2017- Editorial Board Member, Big Earth Data

2016- Editorial Board Member, Data

2015-2018 Associate Editor, Papers in Applied Geography

2012- Secretary/Editorial Board Member, English and Chinese Book Series on Geospatial Technologies, China Higher Education Press

2011- Associate Editor, Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment

2011- Co-editor, Annual Proceedings on International Conference on Geoinformatics

2011- Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research


Honors, Awards and Grant Funding

2017David Olson Excellence Award, Kent State University (granted per year to only one faculty member who has stood as a leader, mentor, and advocate for graduate studentsof Department of Geography at Kent State University).

2016-17 Elected to be President of International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Science, among the largest GIS associations in the world.

2016-17 Academic Year Research and Creative Activity Appointment Award, Kent State University

2016 Regional Development and Planning (RDPSG) Distinguished Service Award, American Association of Geographers (AAG)

2014 Faculty Research Excellence Award, Kent State University

2014 Publication Service Award, International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Science

2013 Individual Service Award, International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Science

2012 Regional Development and Planning (RDPSG) Emerging Scholar Award, American Association of Geographers (AAG)

2011 National First-place Award of Research and Analysis, University Economic Development Association

2008 Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Award, National Science Foundation

2006 Paper Award, University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS)

2004 ESRI/GIScience Scholarship, Third International Conference on Geographic Information Science (Among 23 Global Recipients)


External FundingMy Role(in italics)

My grant activities focus on developing and implementing new spatiotemporal and network methods in physical, virtual, and perceived spaces to better understand inequality, mobility, and diffusion.


[12] 2018-2023 Contributing Faculty (Computer Science PI), IUCRC: Center for Big Learning, National Science Foundation, $750,000

Coordinate large-scale deep learning (DL), intelligent platforms, and DL-enabled big 

data applications in spatial social sciences and geo-humanities.


[11] 2017-2020 Co-PI (Computer Science PI), SI2-SSE: GeoVisuals Software: Capturing, Managing, and Utilizing GeoSpatial Multimedia Data for Collaborative Field Research, National Science Foundation, $500,000

Develop spatial social network analytics to integrate multimedia data in space, time and network.The software will: 

(1) Capture and transfer geospatial multimedia data in a variety of different field settings ranging from developed countries with advanced IT infrastructures, to countries that still lack a reliable access to the internet; 

(2) Manage and explore the collected data, when the data scale and dimensions impose technical challenges for non-IT professionals. It allows for the easy merging and query of GPS, video, audio, narratives, and so on – with flexibility for multiple input types;

(3) Apply qualitative, quantitative, and spatial data analysis with mining algorithms, visual representations, and interactions.


[10] 2016-2018 Co-PI (Computer Science PI), S&CC: Support Community-Scale Study by Visual Analytics of Human Mobility and Opinion Data from Social Media Data, National Science Foundation, $100,190

Develop social media analytics in an interactive visual system to answer day-to-day questions by non-specialized users. In this way questions can be asked such as has this change actually done any good on this/my street? Or, Where can I tell my patient to exercise that is safe, culturally acceptable, and appropriate to who he/she is?


[9] 2015-2018 Co-PI (Computer Science PI), SI2-SSE: Collaborative Research: TrajAnalytics: A Cloud-based Visual Analytics Software System to Advance Transportation Studies Using Emerging Urban Trajectory Data, National Science Foundation, $300,000

Develop trajectory analytics to (1) provide easy access and unprecedented capability with a cloud-based storage and computing infrastructure; and (2) support both real-time and historical data query and analysis tasks with intuitive interface and visualization which promote easy user understanding and engagement.


[8] 2014-2019 Institutional PI, IBSS: Spatiotemporal Modeling of Human Dynamics across Social Media and Social Networks, National Science Foundation, $999,887

Conduct space-time analysis and modeling on the dynamics of information landscapes and meme diffusion. Analyze driving forces underlying memes flow over different network configurations.


[7] 2012-2013 Institutional PI/CNS IRG2 Collaborator, Center for Nanotechnology in Society, National Science Foundation, $5,000 

Conduct space-time analysis of innovation activities in China.


[6] 2011-2013 Co-PI (Economics PI), University Center Program. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, $800,000.

Develop spatial econometrics and GIS toolbox development on labor shed analysis.


[5] 2011-2012 Co-PI (Geology PI), Coastal Ohio Wind, Department of Energy, $1,290,071.

Conduct economic analysis of alternative energy and simulation of economic gain and loss in the cases of wind turbine operation.


[4] 2010-2011 Senior Personnel (Economics PI), Williams County Economic Adjustment Strategy. Williams County Board of Commissioners, $87,500.

            Analyze the occupation distribution at the firm level.


[3] 2010 Senior Personnel (Economics PI), NW Ohio Solar Energy Hub of Innovation, Ohio Department of Development, $72,250.

Conduct GIS analysis of firm location and supply chain identification.


[2] 2009-2011 Co-PI (Economics PI), University Center Program. US Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, $320,000.

Develop open source tools to detect communities at risk under economic downturn.


[1] 2008-2009 co-PI (Advisor PI), Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant: Comparative Space-Time Dynamics, National Science Foundation

Develop a framework of quantifying space-time dynamics to analyze patterns and trend of socioeconomic issues such as spatial inequality.


Internal Funding My Role(in italics)


[7] 2017-2018, Co-PI, Mapping to Support Health Interventions in the World’s Most Challenging Environments, Healthy Communities Research Initiative, Kent State University, $25,000

Co-develop the technical infrastructure in maximizing the efficiency of collecting, storing and analyzing spatial video data.


[6] 2017-2018, Co-PI, Developing a Digital Humanities Platform for Researching the History of Innovation, URC Research Seed competition, Kent State University, $10,000

Co-develop a low-barrier, effective platform for researching the history of innovation in data-intensive and collaborative environments. Will construct a platform that provides roadmaps and toolkits, aligning methodologies, theories, techniques, and open-source tools across multiple disciplines for use by digital humanities researchers and educators.


[5] 2015-2017 Co-PI, Digital Humanities Research with Smart Big Data — A Network Framework of Innovation History, Post-Doctoral Proposal Competition (hire a postdoc for two years),Kent State University, $100,000

Co-advise a post-doctoral associate in an interdisciplinary team that is composed of professors from Library and Information Science, Geography, History, and Liquid Crystal Institute. The postdoctoral project will integrate big data and digital humanities on exploring innovation diffusion.


[4] 2015-2016 Co-PI, Mapping and Modeling Public Attitude toward Fashion Sustainability in Online Social Media, College of the Arts Catalyst Interdisciplinary Project, Kent State University,$4,500

Explore the geo-special and temporal distribution of sustainable fashion movement through a grounded theory approach using data mining techniques. Analyze social media messages, particularly Twitter messages, to understand citizens’ attitudes towards fashion sustainability in virtual spaces. Understand how public opinions and attitudes toward sustainable fashion is distributed over geographical spaces and time.


[3] 2015-2016 Co-PI, GIS-LCCA Integrated Pavement Management, University Research Council, Kent State University, $2,500

Design a web-based tool to monitor the conditions of the road network and economic impacts of various constructions, maintenance and repair alternatives in near real time.


[2] 2013 PI, Data Mining of Events: Pursuing Big data-based Spatiotemporally Integrated Social Sciences over Cyber-infrastructure, Building Strength Major Research Project Award, Bowling Green State University, $10,000.

Deploy the modern accelerator technology and hybrid computer architecture and systems to conduct high performance computing on the solution of large-scale space-time interaction.


[1] 2011-2012 PI, Identifying Communities at Risk: Space-Time Data Analysis and Toolbox Implementation for Regional Economic Analysis, Faculty Research Committee Faculty Mentoring and Enrichment Award, Bowling Green State University, $5,000.

Design a series of indicators to measure economic inequality and development in an open source environment.


Travel Awards

2016 NSF Travel Award, Workshop on Measuring and Analyzing Interactions among Mobile Entities

2016 NSF Travel Award, Workshop on Innovative Cyberinfrastructure for Integrated Food, Energy, and Water Research

2015 U.S. National Committee (USNC) Award, 27th International Cartographic Conference

2013 NSF Junior Scholar Travel Award, The Second International Conference on Space, Time, and CyberGIS

2013 U.S. National Committee (USNC) Award, 25th International Cartographic Conference

2012 NSF Junior Scholar Travel Award, The First International Conference on Space, Time, and CyberGIS


Selected Peer Reviewed Publications

Referred Journal Papers

My publication activities focus on developing and implementing new spatiotemporal and network methods in physical, virtual, and perceived spaces to better understand inequality, mobility, and diffusion.
* denotes that I serve as the corresponding author. Graduate/undergraduate students and post-docs are underlined.


Chen, H., Cheng, T. & Ye, X. (2018) Designing Efficient and Balanced Police Patrol Districts on an Urban Street Network. International Journal of Geographical Information Science (in press)
Kamesha, S., Ye, X, & Johnson, A.(2018) I Just Might Kill Myself: Suicide Expressions on Twitter, Death Studies(in press)

Li, X.,Ye, X*, Zhou, X., Zheng, C., Leipnik, M., & Lou, F. (2018) Specialized Villages in Inland China: Spatial and Developmental Issues. Sustainability.doi: 10.3390/su10092994

Mao, Y., Dai, S., Ding, J., Zhu, W., Wang, C. & Ye, X*(2018) Space-Time Analysis of Vehicle Theft Patterns in Shanghai, China.ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information.doi: 10.3390/ijgi7090357

Liu, Q., Wang, Z., & Ye, X*(2018) Comparing Mobility Patterns between Residents and Visitors Using Geo-tagged Social Media Data. Transactions in GIS. doi:10.1111/tgis.12478

Ye, X., Turner, V. K., & She, B. (2018). Automating Land Parcel Classification for Neighborhood-Scale Urban Analysis. International Journal of Digital Earth,

Shi, X., Xue, B., Tsou, M. H., Ye, X*, Spitzberg, B., Gawron, J. M., Corliss, H., Lee, J., & Jin, R. (2018) Detecting Events from the Social Media through Exemplar-Enhanced Supervised Learning. International Journal of Digital Earth, doi: 10.1080/17538947.2018.1502369.

Zhao, H., Zhang, H., Miao, C., Ye, X., & Min, M. (2018) Linking Heat Source–Sink Landscape Patterns with Analysis of Urban Heat Islands: Study on the Fast-Growing Zhengzhou City in Central China. Remote Sensing, doi:10.3390/rs10081268.

Lu, H., Zhang, C., Liu, G., Ye, X., & Miao, C. (2018) Mapping China’s Ghost Cities through the Combination of Nighttime Satellite Data and Daytime Satellite Data. Remote Sensing. doi: 10.3390/rs10071037.

Deng, C., Lin, W., Ye, X*, Li, Z., Zhang, Z., & Xu, G. (2018) Social Media Data as a

Proxy for Hourly Fine-Scale Electric Power Consumption Estimation. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space. doi: 10.1177/0308518X18786250

Yue, H., Zhu, X., Ye, X*Hu, T., & Kudva, S. (2018) Modelling the effects of street permeability on burglary in Wuhan, China. Applied Geography, doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2018.06.005

Wang, Z. & Ye, X*. (2018) Space, Time, and Situational Awareness in Natural Hazards: A Case Study of Hurricane Sandy with Social Media Data. Cartography and Geographic Information Science. doi: 10.1080/15230406.2018.1483740.

Yan, Y., Zhou, R., Ye, X., Zhang, H., & Wang, X. (2018) Suitability Evaluation of Urban Construction Land Based on an Approach of Vertical-Horizontal Processes. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. doi:10.3390/ijgi7050198

Ye, X.& Liu, X. (2018) Integrating Social Network and Spatial Analyses of the Built Environment, Environment and Planning B.doi: 10.1177/2399808318772381

Ye, X.,She, B., & Benya, S. (2018) Exploring Regionalization in the Network Urban Space. Journal of Geovisualization and Spatial Analysis.doi: 10.1007/s41651-018-0013-y

Ye, X.Sharag-Eldin, A.,Spitzberg, B., & Wu, L. (2018) Analyzing Public Opinions on Death Penalty Abolishment. Chinese Sociological Dialogue.doi:10.1177/2397200918761665

Zhao, C., Wu, Y., Ye, X*, Wu, B., & Kudva, S.(2018) The Direct and Indirect Drag Effects of Land and Energy on Urban Economic Growth in the Yangtze River Delta, China. Environment, Development and Sustainability. doi: 10.1007/s10668-018-0168-1

Du, Q., Wu, C., Ye, X*, Ren, F., & Lin, Y. (2018) Evaluating the Effects of Landscape on Housing Prices in Urban China. Tijdschriftvoor Economische en SocialeGeografie, TESG: Journal of Economic and Social Geography.doi: 10.1111/tesg.12308

Wu, C.,Ye, X., Ren, F., & Du, Q. (2018) Check-in Behavior and Spatio-Temporal Vibrancy: An Exploratory Analysis in Shenzhen, China. Citiesdoi:10.1016/j.cities.2018.01.017

Wu, C.,Ye, X., Ren, F., & Du, Q. (2018) A Modified Data-Driven Framework for Housing Market Segmentation. Journal of Urban Planning and Development. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)UP.1943-5444.0000473

Wang, Z.Ye, X, Lee, J., Chang, X., Liu, H., & Li, Q. (2018) A Spatial Econometric Modeling of Online Social Interactions Using Microblogs. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems. doi:10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2018.02.001

Xiang, H., Yang, J., Zhang, T., & Ye, X.* (2018)Analyzing In-migrants and Out-migrants in Urban China. Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy11(1), 81-102.

Han, S., Ren, F., Wu, C.,Chen, Y., Du, Q., & Ye, X.* (2018)Using the TensorFlow Deep Neural Network to Classify Mainland China Visitor Behaviors in Hong Kong from Check-in Data. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. doi:10.3390/ijgi7040158

Yang, C., Xiao M., Ding X., Zhai Y., Chen J., Liu L., & Ye, X*(2018)Exploring Human Mobility Patterns Using Geo-Tagged Social Media Data at the Group Level. Journal of Spatial Science. doi: 10.1080/14498596.2017.1421487

Sharag-Eldin, A.,Ye, X.*, & Spitzberg, B. (2018) Multilevel Model of Meme Diffusion of Fracking through Twitter. Chinese Sociological Dialogue. doi: 10.1177/2397200917752646.

Jiang, Y., Li, Z., & Ye, X(2018) Understanding Demographic and Socioeconomic Bias of Geotagged Twitter Users at the County Level. Cartography and Geographic Information Science. doi: 10.1080/15230406.2018.1434834.

Han, H., Shu, X., & Ye, X(2018) Conflicts and Regional Culture: The General Features and Cultural Background of Illegitimate Housing Demolition in China. Habitat International.doi: 10.1016/j.habitatint.2018.04.008

Liu, Y.,Cao, G., Zhao, N., Mulligan, K, & Ye, X(2018)Improve Ground-Level PM2.5 Concentration Mapping Using a Random Forests-Based Geostatistical Approach. 

Environmental Pollution. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2017.12.070

Gu, B., Ju, X., Wu, Y., Erisman, J., Bleeker, A., Reis, S., Sutton, M., Lam, S., Chen, D., Oenema, O, Smith, R., & Ye, X. (2018) Cleaning Up Nitrogen Pollution May Reduce Future Carbon Sinks. Global Environmental Change.48, 56-66.

Zhu, X., Fan, Y., Zhang, F.Ye, X*Chen, C., & Yue, H. (2018) Multiple-Factor based Sparse Urban Travel Time Prediction. Applied Sciences.doi:10.3390/app8020279

Jia, S., Qin, C, & Ye, X*(2018) The Evolution of Regional Multi-pole Growth. Annals of Regional Science, doi: 10.1007/s00168-018-0864-7

Wang, Y., Qiao, M., Liu, H., &Ye, X. (2018) Qualitative Spatial Reasoning on Topological Relations by Combining the Semantic Web and Constraint Satisfaction. Geo-spatial Information Science, doi: 10.1080/10095020.2018.1430659

Ge, X., Zhou, Z., Zhou, Y., Ye, X., & Liu, S. (2018) Economic growth, urbanization and nitrogen oxides emissions in China: A Spatial Panel Data Analysis.International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, doi:10.3390/ijerph15040725

Ye, X., Shi, X., & Chen, Z. (2017) Scalable Near-Repeat and Event Chain Calculations Over Heterogeneous Computer Architecture and Systems. Journal of Big Earth Data. doi: 10.1080/20964471.2017.1402485

Ye, X., Wu, L., & Lee, J. (2017) Accounting for Spatiotemporal Inhomogeneity of Urban Crime in China. Papers in Applied Geography, 3(2), 196-205.

Wang, Z. & Ye, X*. (2017) Social Media Analytics for Natural Disaster Management.International Journal of Geographical Information Sciencedoi: 10.1080/13658816.2017.1367003

Hu, Y., Ye, X., & Shaw, S. (2017) Extracting and Analyzing Semantic Relatedness between Cities Using News Articles. International Journal of Geographical Information Sciencedoi: 10.1080/13658816.2017.1367797

Niu, N., Liu, X., Jin, H.,Ye, X., Liu, Y., Li, X., Chen, Y., & Li, S. (2017)Integrating Multi-Source Big Data to Infer Building Functions.International Journal of Geographical Information Sciencedoi: 10.1080/13658816.2017.1325489

She, B., Duque, J., & Ye, X. (2017) The Network-Max-P-Regions Model.International Journal of Geographical Information Science31 (5), 962-981 (online in 2016)

Zhao, P., Qin, K., Ye, X., Wang, Y, & Chen, Y. (2017) A Trajectory Clustering Approach Based on Decision Graph and Data Field for Detecting Hotspots. International Journal of Geographical Information Science31 (6), 1101-1127 (online in 2016)

Long, Y., Zhai, W., Shen, Y., & Ye, X*. (2017) Understanding Uneven Urban Expansion with Natural Cities Using Open Data. Landscape and Urban Planning.doi: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.05.008

Huang, L., Wen, Y., Ye, X*., Zhou, C., Zhang, F., & Lee, J. (2017) Analysis of Spatiotemporal Trajectories for Stops Along Taxi Paths.Spatial Cognition and Computation doi: 10.1080/13875868.2017.1418360

Wang, Y. D., Fu, X. K., Jiang, W., Wang, T.,Tsou, M. H., & Ye, X.(2017). Inferring Urban Air Quality Based on Social Media. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 66, 110-116.

Li, M., Ye, X.*, Zhang, S., Tang, X., & Shen, Z. (2017) A Framework of Comparative Urban Trajectory Analysis. Environment and Planning B. doi: 10.1177/2399808317710023

Wu, C.,Ye, X., Du, Q., & Luo, P. (2017) Spatial Effects of Accessibility to Parks on Housing Prices in Shenzhen, China. Habitat International.doi:10.1016/j.habitatint.2017.03.010

Lin, Z.,Ye, X*Wei, Q., Xin, F., Lu, Z., Kudva, S., & Dai, Q. (2017). Ecosystem Services Value Assessment and Uneven Development of the Qingjiang River Basin in China. Sustainability.doi:10.3390/su9122356

Kudva, S.Ye, X*. (2017) Smart Cities, Big Data and Sustainability Union.Big Data and Cognitive Computing.doi:10.3390/bdcc1010004

Hong, X. & Ye, X. (2017) Exploring the Influence of Land Cover on Weight Loss Awareness. GeoJournal. doi: 10.1007/s10708-017-9806-7

Li, M., Dong, L., Shen, Z., Lang, W., & Ye, X*. (2017) Examining the Interaction of Taxi Ridership and Subway for Sustainable Urbanization. Sustainability. doi:10.3390/su9020242

Wu, C., Zhu, Q., Zhang, Y., Du, Z., Ye, X*., Qin, H., & Zhou, Y. (2017) A NoSQL–SQL Hybrid Organization and Management Approach for Real-Time Geospatial Data: A Case Study of Public Security Video Surveillance.ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information doi:10.3390/ijgi6010021

Tang, X., Zhu, X., Guo, W., Ye, X*, Hu, T., Fan, Y., & Zhang, F. (2017) Non-Homogeneous Diffusion of Residential Crime in Urban China. Sustainabilitydoi:10.3390/su9060934

Duan, L., Ye, X*Hu, T., & Zhu, X. (2017) Prediction of Suspect Location Based on Spatiotemporal Semantics.ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Informationdoi:10.3390/ijgi6070185

Li, Q., Wei, W., Xiang, N., Feng, D.,Ye, X*., & Jiang, Y. (2017) Social Media Research, Human Behavior, and Sustainable Society.Sustainability.doi:10.3390/su9030384

Dai, Q.Ye, X*, Wei, Y., Ning, Y., & Dai, S. (2017) Geography, Ethnicity and Regional Inequality in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. Applied Spatial Analysis and Policydoi: 10.1007/s12061-017-9229-3

Zhou, Y., Zhang, F., Du, Z., Ye, X., Liu, R. (2017) Integrating Cellular Automata with Deep Belief Network for Simulating Urban Growth.Sustainability.doi:10.3390/su9101786

Ge, Y., Zhao, X., Bivand, R.S., ..., Ye, X., …, & Bono, F. (2017). Regional Economy and Development: A Viewpoint and Application of Spatial Statistics. Spatial Statistics, 2(1), 126-129.

Xi, Y., Du, Q., He, B., Ren, F., Zhang, Y., & Ye, X. (2017) The Dynamic Optimization of the Departure Times of Metro Users During Rush Hour in an Agent-Based Simulation. Applied Sciences7(11), 1102; doi:10.3390/app7111102

Chong, Z., Qin, C., Ye, X. (2017) Environmental Regulation and Industrial Structure Change in China: Integrating Spatial and Social Network Analysis.Sustainability.doi:10.3390/su9081465 

Zhai, S., Song, G., Qin, Y., Ye, X., &Leipnik, M. (2017) Climate Change and Chinese Farmers: Perceptions and Determinants of Adaptive Strategies. Journal of Integrative Agriculture.16(0): 60345-7

Qin, C., Ye, X*, & Liu, Y. (2017)Spatial Club Convergence of Regional Economic Growth in Inland China.Sustainability. doi:10.3390/su9071189

Tan, X., Di, L., Deng, M., Huang, F.,Ye, X., Sun, Z., Gong, W., Sha, Z., & Pan, S. (2017) Parallel Agent-as-a-Service (P-AaaS) Based Geospatial Service in the Cloud. Remote Sensing. doi:10.3390/rs9040382

Al-Dohuki, S., Kamw, F.,Zhao, Y., Ma, C., Wu, Y.,Yang, J., Ye, X., Wang, F., Li, X. & Chen, W. (2017) SemanticTraj: A New Approach to Interacting with Massive Taxi Trajectories, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.23(1), 11-20.
Note: all the rest coauthors are computer scientists.

Yue, H., Zhu, X., Ye, X., & Guo, W. (2017). The Local Colocation Patterns of Crime and Land-Use Features in Wuhan, China. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 6(10), 307.doi:10.3390/ijgi6100307

Du, Z., Zhao, X., Ye, X., Zhou, J., Zhang, F., & Liu, R. (2017) An Effective High-Performance Multiway Spatial Join Algorithm with Spark. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information doi:10.3390/ijgi6040096

Zhai, S., Song, G., Qin, Y., Ye, X., & Lee, J. (2017) Modeling the Impacts of Climate Change and Technical Progress on the Wheat Yield in Inland China: An Autoregressive Distributed Lag Approach. PLoS ONE 12(9): e0184474.

Li, E., Coates, K., Li, X., Ye, X*, & Leipnik, M. (2017) Analyzing Agricultural Agglomeration in China. Sustainability.doi:10.3390/su9020313

Gu, Y., Ye, X., Zhang, F., Du Z., Liu, R. & Yu L. (2017) A Parallel Varied Density-Based Clustering Algorithm with Optimized Data Partition. Journal of Spatial Science. doi: 10.1080/14498596.2017.1352542

Zhou, Z.Ye, X.,& Ge, X. (2017) The Impacts of Technical Progress on Sulfur Dioxide Kuznets Curve in China: A Spatial Panel Data Approach.Sustainability.doi:10.3390/su9040674

Ye, XLi, S., Yang, X, & Qin, C. (2016) Use of Social Media for Detection and Analysis of Infectious Disease in China. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Informationdoi:10.3390/ijgi5090156

Ye, X. & Mansury, Y. (2016) Behavior-Driven Agent-Based Models of Spatial Systems, Annals of Regional Science doi: 10.1007/s00168-016-0792-3

Ye, X., Huang, Q., & Li, W. (2016) Integrating Big Social Data, Computing, and Modeling for Spatial Social Science, Cartography and Geographic Information Science, doi: 10.1080/15230406.2016.1212302

Ye, X. & Lee, J. (2016) Integrating Geographic Activity Space and Social Network Space to Promote Healthy Lifestyles. ACMSIGSPATIAL Health GIS, 8(1) 24-33.

Ye, X. & He, C. (2016) The New Data Landscape for Regional and Urban Analysis, GeoJournal doi: 10.1007/s10708-016-9737-8

Ye, X., She, B., Zhao, H., & Zhou, X. (2016) A Taxonomic Analysis of Perspectives in Generating Space-Time Research Questions in Environmental Sciences. International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research doi: 10.4018/IJAGR.2016040104

Zhou, R., Zhang, H., Ye, X., Wang, X., Su, H. (2016)The Delimitation of Urban Growth Boundaries Using the CLUE-S Land-Use Change Model: Study on Xinzhuang Town, Changshu City, ChinaSustainability.doi: 10.3390/su8111182.

Qiao, J., Lee, J., & Ye, X. (2016) Spatiotemporal Evolution of Specialized Villages and Rural Development: A Case Study of Henan Province, China. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 106 (1), 57-75.

Shaw, S., Tsou, M., & Ye, X. (2016) Human Dynamics in the Mobile and Big Data Era, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 30 (9): 1687-1693.

Li, S., Ye, X*, Lee, J., Gong, J., & Qin, C. (2016) Spatiotemporal Analysis of Housing Prices in China: A Big Data Perspective. Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy.doi: 10.1007/s12061-016-9185-3

Wu, C., Ye, X., Ren, F. Wan, Y., Ning, P., & Du, Q. (2016) Spatial and Social Media Data Analytics of Housing Prices in Shenzhen, China, PLoS ONE.doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0164553

Wang, Z., Ye, X*, & Tsou, M. (2016) Spatial, Temporal, and Content Analysis of Twitter for Wildfire Hazards. Natural Hazardsdoi: 10.1007/s11069-016-2329-6

Yue, Y., Zhou, Y., Wang, J., & Ye, X. (2016) Assessing Wheat Frost Risk with Support of GIS: An Approach Coupling Growing Season Meteorological Index and Hybrid Fuzzy Neural Network.Sustainability.doi:10.3390/su8121308

Tan X., Di L., Deng M., Huang F.,Ye X., Huang C., Shao Y., Sun Z., Gong W., & Sha Z. (2016) Agent-as-a-Service-based Geospatial Service Aggregation in the Cloud: A Case Study of Flood Response.Environmental Modelling & Software84: 210-225

Chong, Z., Qin, C. & Ye, X* (2016) Environmental Regulation, Economic Network and Sustainable Growth of Urban Agglomerations in China.Sustainability.doi: 10.3390/su8050467 

Yue, Y., Li, M.,Zhu, A., Ye, X., Mao, R., Wan, J., & Dong, J. (2016) Land Degradation Monitoring in the Ordos Plateau of China Using an Expert Knowledge and BP-ANN Based Approach.Sustainabilitydoi: 10.3390/su8111174

Zhang, F., Cao, M., Sun, X.,Du, Z., Liu, R., & Ye, X.*(2016)Deep-learning-based Approach for Prediction of Algal Blooms. Sustainability.doi: 10.3390/su8101060

Yang, X., Ye, X., & Sui, D. Z. (2016). We Know Where You Are: In Space and Place-Enriching the Geographical Context through Social Media. International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research7(2), 61-75.

Wang, Y., Jiang, W., Liu, S., Ye, X*, & Wang, T. (2016) Evaluating Trade Areas Using Social Media Data with a Calibrated Huff Model. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information.doi: 10.3390/ijgi5070112

Chen, X., Elmes, G., Ye, X., & Chang, J. (2016) Implementing a Real-Time Twitter-Based System for Resource Dispatch in Disaster Management. GeoJournaldoi: 10.1007/s10708-016-9745-8

Huang, X., Zhao, Y., Yang, J., Zhang, C., Ma, C., & Ye, X. (2016). TrajGraph: A Graph-Based Visual Analytics Approach to Studying Urban Network Centralities Using Taxi Trajectory Data. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics22(1), 160-169.
Note: all the rest coauthors are computer scientists.

Zhang, F., Zhu X., Guo W., Ye, X*, Hu T., & Huang, L. (2016). Analyzing Urban Human Mobility Patterns through Thematic Model at the Finer Scale. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information.5(6), 78; doi: 10.3390/ijgi5060078

Zhang, F., Zheng, Y., Xu, D., Du, Z., Wang, Y., Liu, R., & Ye, X.*(2016)Real-time Spatial Query for Moving Objects with Storm Topology. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Informationdoi: 10.3390/ijgi5100178

Zhao, H. Lee, J., Ye, X*, & Tyner, J. (2016). Spatiotemporal Analyses of Religious Establishments in Coastal China. GeoJournaldoi: 10.1007/s10708-016-9726-y

Zhang, F., Zhou, J., Liu, R., Du, Z., & Ye, X.* (2016) A New Design of High-Performance Large-Scale GIS Computing at a Finer Spatial Granularity: A Case Study of Spatial Join with Spark for Sustainability. Sustainabilitydoi: 10.3390/su8090926

Gaughan A., Stevens F., Huang Z., Nieves J., Sorichetta A., Lai S., Ye, X, Linard C, Hornby G, Hay S., Yu H., & Tatem A. (2016) Spatiotemporal Patterns of Population in Mainland China, 1990 to 2010. Nature: Scientific Data 3.

Wang, Z.&Ye, X.* (2016)Reexamining Environmental Kuznets Curve for China’s City-level Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions. Spatial Statisticsdoi: 10.1016/j.spasta.2016.09.005

Tyner, J.,Kimsroy, S., Wang, Z., Fu, C., & Ye, X. (2016) Administrative Violence during the Cambodian Genocide: An Empirical Analysis of Arrests and Executions at S-21 Security-Center. Genocide Studies Internationaldoi: 10.3138/gsi.10.2.09

Cai, Y., Li, H., Ye, X., & Zhang, H. (2016) Analyzing Three Decadal Patterns of Land Use/Land Cover Change and Regional Ecosystem Services at Landscape Level: Study on Two Coastal Metropolitan Regions, Eastern China. Sustainabilitydoi: 10.3390/su8080773

Gu, J., Zhou, S., & Ye, X. (2016). Uneven Regional Development Under Balanced Development Strategies: Space-Time Paths of Regional Development in Guangdong, China. Tijdschriftvoor Economische en SocialeGeografie, TESG: Journal of Economic and Social Geographydoi:10.1111/tesg.12200

Yue, Y., Ye, X., Zou, X., Wang, J., & Gao, L. (2016) Research on Land Use Optimization For Reducing Wind Erosion In Sandy Desertified Area: A Case Study of Yuyang County in Mu Us Desert, China. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessmentdoi: 10.1007/s00477-016-1223-9

Xu, J., Cai, Z., Wang, T., Liu, G., Tang, P.,Ye, X.*,(2016)Exploring Spatial Distribution of Pollen Allergenic Risk Zones in Urban China.Sustainabilitydoi: 10.3390/su8100978

Wang, L., Hu, G., Yue, Y., Ye, X*, Li, M., Zhao, J., & Wan, J. (2016). GIS-Based Risk Assessment of Hail Disasters Affecting Cotton and its Spatiotemporal Evolution in China. Sustainability8(3), 218.

Cheng, J., Dai, S., & Ye, X. (2016) Spatiotemporal Heterogeneity of Industrial Pollution in China, China Economic Review40: 179–191.

Huang, C., Ye, X*, Deng, C., Zhang, Z., & Wan, Z. (2016) Mapping Above-Ground Biomass by Integrating Optical and SAR Imagery: A Case Study of Xixi National Wetland Park, China. Remote Sensing. doi: 10.3390/rs8080647

Tyner, J.,Ye, X*., Kimsroy, S., Wang, Z., & Fu, C. (2016) Emerging Data Sources and the Study of Genocide: A Preliminary Analysis of Prison Data from S-21 Security-Center, Cambodia. GeoJournaldoi: 10.1007/s10708-016-9741-z

Cho, J., Mansury, Y., & Ye, X. (2016)Churning, Power Laws, and Inequality in a Spatial Agent-Based Model of Social Networks.Annals of Regional Science doi:10.1007/s00168-016-0791-4

Leipnik, M., Ye, X., Serna, J., Strong, J., Wilkins, C., & Wu, L. (2016). Spatial Aspects of Restrictions on Registered Sex Offenders. Geographical Review, 106 (2): 312-330.

Zheng, Y., Zheng, H. & Ye, X*. (2016) Using Machine Learning in Environmental Tax Reform Assessment for Sustainable Development: A Case Study of Hubei Province, China.Sustainabilitydoi: 10.3390/su8111124

Huang, L., Zhu, X., Ye, X., Guo, W., & Wang, J. (2015). Characterizing Street Hierarchies Through Network Analysis and Large-Scale Taxi Traffic Flow: A Case Study of Wuhan, China. Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, doi: 10.1177/0265813515614456

Chen, X., Kong, Y., Dang, L., Hou, Y., & Ye, X. (2015). Exact and Metaheuristic Approaches for a Bi-Objective School Bus Scheduling Problem. PLoS ONE10(7), e0132600.

Wu, L., Liu, X., Ye, X*, Leipnik, M., Lee, J., & Zhu, X. (2015). Permeability, Space Syntax, and the Patterning of Residential Burglaries in Urban China. Applied Geography60, 261-265.

Lai, C., She, B., & Ye, X. (2015) Unpacking the Network Processes and Outcomes of Online and Offline Humanitarian Collaboration. Communication Research doi: 10.1177/0093650215616862

Tan, X., Di, L., Deng, M., Chen, A., Sun, Z., Huang, C., Shao, Y., & Ye, X. (2015). Agent-and Cloud-Supported Geospatial Service Aggregation for Flood Response. ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 2(4), 13.

Tan, X., Di, L., Deng, M., Fu, J., Shao, G., Gao, M., Sun, Z., Ye, X., Sha, Z., & Jin, B. (2015) Building an Elastic Parallel OGC Web Processing Service on a Cloud-Based Cluster: A Case Study of Remote Sensing Data Processing Service. Sustainability7(10), 14245-14258; doi:10.3390/su71014245

Wang, Y., Wang, T., Ye, X*, Zhu, J., & Lee, J. (2015). Using Social Media for Emergency Response and Urban Sustainability: A Case Study of the 2012 Beijing Rainstorm. Sustainability, doi:10.3390/su8010025

She, B., Zhu, X., Ye, X*, Guo, W., Su, K., & Lee, J. (2015). Weighted Network Voronoi Diagrams for Local Spatial Analysis. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems52, 70-80.

Kimosop, P., Otiso, K., & Ye, X. (2015). Spatial and Gender Inequality in the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education Examination Results. Applied Geography62, 44-61.

Huang, C., & Ye, X*. (2015). Spatial Modeling of Urban Vegetation and Land Surface Temperature: A Case Study of Beijing. Sustainability7(7), 9478-9504.

Wu, L., Xu, X., Ye, X*., & Zhu, X. (2015). Repeat and Near-Repeat Burglaries and Offender Involvement in a Large Chinese City. Cartography and Geographic Information Science42(2), 178-189.

Ye, X., Xu, X., Lee, J., Zhu, X., & Wu, L. (2015). Space–time Interaction of Residential Burglaries in Wuhan, China. Applied Geography, (60), 210-216.

Duque, J. C., Ye, X., & Folch, D. C. (2015). spMorph: An Exploratory Space‐Time Analysis Tool for Describing Processes of Spatial Redistribution. Papers in Regional Science,94(3), 629-651.

Curtis, A., Ye, X., Hachey, K., Bourdeaux, M., & Norris, A. (2015) A Space-Time Analysis of The Wikileaks Afghan War Diary: A Resource For Analyzing The Conflict-Health Nexus, International Journal of Health Geographicsdoi: 10.1186/s12942-015-0022-8

Wan, L., Ye, X., Lee, J., Lu, X., Zheng, L., & Wu, K. (2015). Effects of Urbanization on Ecosystem Service Values in a Mineral Resource-Based City. Habitat International, 46, 54-63.

He, C., Guo, Q., & Ye, X. (2015) Geographical Agglomeration and Co-Agglomeration of Exporters and Nonexporters in China. GeoJournal doi: 10.1007/s10708-015-9640-8

Yue, Y., Li, J.,Ye, X., Wang, Z., Zhu, A., & Wang, J. (2015). An EPIC Model-Based Vulnerability Assessment of Wheat Subject to Drought. Natural Hazards78(3), 1629-1652.

Wang, Z., Cheng, Y., Ye, X., & Wei, Y. (2015) Analyzing the Space-Time Dynamics of Innovation in China: ESDA and Spatial Panel Approaches. Growth and Change.doi: 10.1111/grow.12115

Yue, Y., Shi, P., Zou, X., Ye, X., Zhu, A. X., & Wang, J. A. (2015). The Measurement of Wind Erosion Through Field Survey And Remote Sensing: A Case Study of the Mu Us Desert, China. Natural Hazards76(3), 1497-1514.

Liu, N., Ye, X.*, Yang, H., Li, Y., & Leipnik, M. (2014) Manufacturing Firm Heterogeneity and Regional Economic Growth Difference in China. Regional Science Policy and Practice, 6(2): 213-230.

Ajilorea, O., Gbenga, A., Xiong, W., Ye, X. (alphabetical order) (2014) Uncovering Peer Effects Mechanisms with Weight Outcomes using Spatial Econometrics. The Social Science Journal, 51(4): 645-651

Ye, X., She, B., Wu, L., Zhu, X., & Cheng, Y. (2014) An Open Source Toolkit for Identifying Comparative Space-Time Research Questions. Chinese Geographical Science, 24(3): 348-361

Wei, Y. & Ye, X. (2014) Urbanization, Urban Land Expansion and Environmental Change in China. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 28(4): 757-765

Wei, Y. & Ye, X. (2014) Urbanization, Land Use, and Sustainable Development in China. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 28(4): 755-755

Ye, X., Bao, S., & Li, B. (2014) Spatial Intelligence for Urban and Regional Analysis. International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research, 5(2)

Yue, W., Ye, X., Xu, J., Xu, L., & Lee, J. (2014) A Brightness–Darkness–Greenness Model for Monitoring Urban Landscape Evolution in a Developing Country–A Case Study of Shanghai. Landscape and Urban Planning, 127: 13-17

Zhang, H., Wei, Q., Tong, L., Ye, X., & Cheng, Y. (2014) Economic Development and Energy Efficiency in Jilin Province, China. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 24(5): 875-888

Yue, W., Zhang, Y., Ye, X*., Cheng, Y., &Leipnik, M. R. (2014). Dynamics of Multi-Scale Intra-Provincial Regional Inequality in Zhejiang, China. Sustainability,6(9), 5763-5784.

Chen, X., Ye, X*., Carroll, M., and Li, Y. (2014) Online Flood Information System: REST-based Web Service”, International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research 5 (2), 1-10

He, C., Huang, Z., & Ye, X*. (2014) Spatial Heterogeneity of Economic Development and Industrial Pollution in Urban China. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 28(4): 767-781

Ye, X. & Leipnik, M. (2014) Comparison of Geospatial Data Concerning Crime in China and in the USA. Journal of Current Issues in Crime, Law & Law Enforcement, 7(1): 21-34.

Cheng, Y., Wang, Z., Ye, X., & Wei, Y. (2014) Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Carbon Intensity From Energy Consumption in China. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 24(4): 631-650

Qi, Z., Ye, X., Zhang, H., & Yu, Z. (2014) Land Fragmentation and Variation of Ecosystem Services in the Context of Rapid Urbanization: The Case of Taizhou City, China. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 28(4): 843-855

Curtis, A., Ye, X., Heob, E., Targhetta, J., Salvato,V., Martin, R., Rudy, B., Louisa H. (2014) A Comparison of Three Approaches to Identify West Nile Virus Mosquito Space-Time Hotspots in the Houston Vicinity for the Period 2002-2011. Applied Geography, 51:58-64

Gorsevski, P. V., Cathcart, S. C., Mirzaei, G., Jamali, M. M., Ye, X., & Gomezdelcampo, E. (2013). A Group-Based Spatial Decision Support System for Wind Farm Site Selection in Northwest Ohio. Energy Policy55, 374-385.

Ye, X. & Leipnik, M. (2013) Comparison of the Characteri​stics of Small Business in China and the US. Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, 12: 661-679.

Zhang, H., Qi, Z., Ye, X., Cai, Y., Ma, W., and Chen, M. (2013) Analysis of Land Use/Land Cover Change, Population Shift, and Their Effects on Spatiotemporal Patterns of Urban Heat Islands in Metropolitan Shanghai, China. Applied Geography, 44: 121-133

Neil, R., Carroll, M., and Ye, X. (2013) The Great Recession of 2007-2009. Economic Development Quarterly, 27(2): 87-89.

Ye, X. & Rey, S. J. (2013) A Framework for Exploratory Space-Time Analysis of Economic Data. Annals of Regional Science, 50(1): 315-339.

Ye, X., & Dang, A. (2013) Spatial Analysis and Modeling of Urban and Regional Development. Annals of GIS, 19 (3)

Cao, K., & Ye, X*. (2013) Coarse-grained Parallel Genetic Algorithm Applied To A Vector Based Land Use Allocation Optimization Problem: The Case Study of Tongzhou Newtown, Beijing, China. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment27(5), 1133-1142.

Leipnik, M., Ye, X*., & Wu, L. (2013) Jurisdictional Boundaries and Crime Analysis: Policy and Practice. Regional Science Policy and Practice, 1: 45-65.

Wu, K., Ye, X., Qi, Z. F., & Zhang, H. (2013). Impacts of Land Use/Land Cover Change and Socioeconomic Development On Regional Ecosystem Services: The Case Of Fast-Growing Hangzhou Metropolitan Area, China. Cities31, 276-284.

Gorsevski, P., Onasch, C., Farver, J., & Ye, X. (2012) Detecting Grain Boundaries in Deformed Rocks Using A Cellular Automata Approach. Computers & Geosciences, 42: 136-142.

Wu, L., Ye, X*, & Webb, D. (2012) Space-Time Analysis of Auto Burglary Patterns in a Fast-growing Small City. International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research, 3(4): 69-86.

Yue, W., Liu, Y., Fan, P., Ye, X., and Wu, C. (2012) Assessing Spatial Pattern of Urban Thermal Environment in Shanghai, China. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 26(7): 899-911

He, C., Ye, X*., & Wang, J. (2012) Industrial Agglomeration and Exporting in China: What is the link? Regional Science Policy and Practice, 4(3):317-333.

Ye, X. & Wei, Y. D. (2012) Regional Development, Disparities and Polices in Globalizing Asia, Regional Science Policy and Practice, 4(3): 179-182.

Ye, X. & Liu, L. (2012) Spatial Crime Analysis and Modeling. Annals of GIS, 18(3)

Ye, X. & Xie, Y. (2012) Re-Examination of Zipf's Law and Urban Dynamic in China: A Regional Approach. Annals of Regional Science, 49 (1): 135-156.

Wells, W., Wu, L., & Ye, X. (2012) Patterns of Near-Repeat Gun Assaults in Houston.
Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 49: 186-212.

Leipnik, M., Ye, X*., & Gong, G. (2011) Geo-Spatial Technologies and Policy Issues in China: Status and Prospects. Regional Science Policy and Practice,3(4):339-356.

Ye, X. & Wu, L. (2011) Analyzing the Dynamics of Homicide Patterns in Chicago: ESDA and Spatial Panel Approaches. Applied Geography, 31:800-807

Ye, X. & Carroll, M. (2011) Exploratory Space-Time Analysis of Local Economic Development. Applied Geography, 31: 1049-1058

Wei, Y. D. and Ye, X. (2009) Beyond Convergence: Space, Scale, and Regional Inequality in China. Tijdschriftvoor Economische en SocialeGeografie, TESG: Journal of Economic and Social Geography, 100: 59-80

Xie, Y. & Ye, X. (2007) Comparative Tempo-Spatial Pattern Analysis: CTSPA. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 21: 49-69

Ye, X. & Wei, Y. D. (2005) A Geospatial Analysis of Regional Development in Zhejiang Province, China, with a Special Reference to the Wenzhou Model. Eurasian Geography and Economics, 5: 342-361

Wei, Y. D. & Ye, X. (2004) Regional Inequality in China: A Case Study of Zhejiang Province. Tijdschriftvoor Economische en Sociale Geografie, TESG: Journal of Economic and Social Geography, 1: 44-60


Referred Book Chapters

Ye, X. (2018) Open Data and Open Source GIS, In Comprehensive Geographic Information Systems. Vol. 1, pp. 42–49. Oxford: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.09592-0

Ye, X. & Liu, X. (2018) Introduction: Cities as Social and Spatial Networks, In Cities as Social and Spatial Networks, pp. 227–238. Springer.

Liu, X., Xu, Y., & Ye, X. (2018) Outlook and next steps: Integrating social network and spatial analyses for urban research in the new data environment, In Cities as Social and Spatial Networks, pp. 1–8. Springer.

Ye, X., Dang, L., Lee, J., Tsou, M. H., & Chen, Z. (2018). Open source social network simulator focusing on spatial meme diffusion. In Human Dynamics Research in Smart and Connected Communities (pp. 203-222). Springer, Cham.

Ye, X., Li, W., & Huang, Q. (2018). A Synthesized Urban Science in the Context of Big Data and Cyberinfrastructure. In Big Data Support of Urban Planning and Management (pp. 435-448). Springer, Cham.

Lee, J., & Ye, X*. (2018). An Open Source Spatiotemporal Model for Simulating Obesity Prevalence. In GeoComputational Analysis and Modeling of Regional Systems (pp. 395-410). Springer, Cham.

Ye, X., Li, S., Sharag-Eldin, A., Tsou, M. & Spitzberg, B. (2018) Geography of Social Media in Public Response to Policy-based Topics. In Geospatial Data Science: Techniques and Applications. Taylor & Francis.

Gao, S., Chen, H., Luo, W., Hu, Y., & Ye, X. (2018). Spatio-Temporal-Network Visualization for Exploring Human Movements and Interactions in Physical and Virtual Spaces. In Human Dynamics Research in Smart and Connected Communities (pp. 67-80). Springer, Cham.

Ye, X., Li, S., Yang, X. Lee, J., & Wu. L. (2018) The Fear of Ebola: A Tale of Two Cities in China. In Big Data Support of Urban Planning and Management (pp. 113-132). Springer, Cham.

Ye, X., Li, W., Kudva, S., She, B., &Benya, S. (2018) What and Where are We Tweeting about Black Friday? In Urban and Regional Planning and Development: 20th Century Forms and 21st Century Transformations.Springer.

Ye, X., Chen, Z., &Li, S. (2017) Public Response to Campus Shooting Using Social Media. In Big Data for Urban and Regional Science. Routledge.

Chen, N., Chen, Y., Ye, X., Ling, H., Song, S., & Huang, C. (2016) Smart City Surveillance in Fog Computing, in Advances in Mobile Cloud Computing and Big Data under the 5G Era edited by Mavromoustakis, C., Mastorakis, G., Dobre, C. Springer.

Li, R., Ye, X*Wang, R., Leipnik, M., & She, B. (2015). Mapping Forest Composition in China: GIS Design and Implementation. In Geo-Informatics in Resource Management and Sustainable Ecosystem (pp. 862-871). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Ye, X., & Wang, F. (2015) A Cellular Automata (CA) Urban Land Use Model. In Quantitative Methods and Socioeconomic Applications in GIS (2nd Ed.). Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis.

Ye, X., Yu, J., Wu, L., Li, S., & Li, J. (2015). Open Source Point Process Modeling of Earthquake. In Geo-Informatics in Resource Management and Sustainable Ecosystem(pp. 548-557). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Leipnik, M. & Ye, X.*(2014) State Registration of Sex Offenders: Public Notification, Web Mapping & Spatial Issues. In Elmes, G. (ed.) Forensic GIS: The Role of Geospatial Technologies for Investigating Crime and Providing Evidence. Springer, 105-134.

Leipnik, M., Su, Y., Lane,R., &Ye, X. (2014) Agriculture and Food Production in China and the US. In Hartmann, R. and Wang,J. (eds.) A Comparative Geography of China and the U.S.
(pp. 117-158). Springer Netherlands.

Leipnik, M., Su, Y., & Ye, X. (2014) The Main Agricultural Regions of China and the US. In Hartmann, R. and Wang, J. (eds.) A Comparative Geography of China and the U.S. (pp. 309-351). Springer Netherlands.

Ye, X. & Zhang, H. (2014) Ecosystem Services in the Context of Rapid Urbanization in China: Towards Sustainable Land Use Planning Mechanisms. In Awotona, A. (ed.) Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters in China, Japan and Beyond. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Ye, X. & Shi, X. (2013) Pursuing Spatiotemporally Integrated Social Science over Cyberinfrastructure. In Shi, X., Kindratenko, V., and Yang, C. (eds.) Modern Accelerator Technologies for GIScience. pp 215-226. Springer.

Ye, X. & Leipnik, M. (2013) Beyond Small Business and Private Enterprises in China: Global and Spatial Perspectives. In Zhang, T. and Stough, R. (eds.) Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth in China. pp 289-316. World Scientific: Singapore.

Rey, S. & Ye, X. (2010) Comparative Spatial Dynamics of Regional Systems. In A. P´aez, J. Le Gallo, R. Buliung, and Dall’Erba, S. (eds.) Progress in Spatial Analysis: Theory, Computation, and Thematic Applications. 441-464. Springer.

Xie, Y. & Ye, X. (2007) Evolution of Urban System in China. In G. Pomeroy (eds.) Geographic Perspectives on Cities, Regions and Society, Volume One: Urban. Concept Publishing.



2018 Ye, X. and Liu, X. (eds.) Cities as Social and Spatial Networks, Springer.

2018 Ye, X. and Mitra, C. (eds.) Asia: An Encyclopedia of Culture and Society, ABC-Clio.


Journal Special Issues 

2018 Qin, K., Jia, T., Lu, B., Ye, X., and Yin, J. (eds.) Spatiotemporal Big Data, Computational Social Science, and Sustainable Development, Chinese Sociological Dialogue

2018 Ye, X., Xie, Y., and Mesev, V. (eds.) Methodological Advances in Research on Sustainable Ecosystems, Sustainability

2018 Ye, X. and Liu, X. (eds.) Integrating social network and spatial analyses of the built environment, Environment and Planning B

2018 Sui, D., Ye, X. and Arsanjani, J. (eds.) Open Data and Robust & Reliable GIScience, Data

2017 Xie, Y. and Ye, X*. (eds.) Spatiotemporal Computing for Sustainable Ecosystem, ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information

2017 Xie, Y., Ye, X*., and Andris, C. (eds.) Sustainable Ecosystems and Society in the Context of Big and New Data, Sustainability

2016 Ye, X., Huang, Q., and Li, W. (eds.) Integrating Big Social Data, Computing, and Modeling for Spatial Social Science, Cartography and Geographic Information Science

2016 Shaw, S., Tsou, M., and Ye, X. (eds.) Human Dynamics in the Mobile and Big Data Era, International Journal of Geographical Information Science

2016 Ye, X. and He, C. (eds.) The New Data Landscape for Regional and Urban Analysis, GeoJournal

2016 Ye, X. and Y. Mansury (eds.) Behavior-Driven Agent-Based Models of Spatial Systems, Annals of Regional Science

2015 Xie, Y., and Ye, X. (eds.) Geo-Informatics in Resource Management & Sustainable Ecosystem, Sustainability

2014 Wei, Y. H. D. and Ye, X*. (eds.) Urbanization, Land Use, and Sustainable Development in China, Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment

2014 Ye, X., Bao, S., and Li, B. (eds.) Spatial Intelligence for Urban and Regional Analysis, International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research

2013 Ye, X. and A. Dang (eds.) Spatial Analysis and Modeling on Urban and Regional Development, Annals of GIS

2012 Ye, X. and L. Liu (eds.) Spatial Crime Analysis and Modeling, Annals of GIS

2012 Reid, N., Carroll, M. and Ye, X. (eds.) Recession, Resilience, and Recovery, Economic Development Quarterly

2012 Ye, X. and Y.H.D. Wei (eds.) Globalization, Regional Development, and Public Policy in Asia, Regional Science Policy & Practice


Co-Edited EI-INDEXED Conference Proceedings

2011- Annual Proceedings on International Conference on Geoinformatics


Referred Encyclopedia

Ye, X. (2017) Spatial econometrics, The International Encyclopedia of Geography. Edited by Douglas Richardson, Noel Castree, Michael F. Goodchild, Audrey Kobayashi, Weidong Liu, and Richard A. Marston. DOI: 10.1002/9781118786352.wbieg0982

Ye, X. (2014) Residential Location Models. In The Encyclopedia of Transportation: Social Science and Policy. SAGE.

Ye, X. (2011) What Are the Short- And Long-Term Effects of China's Rapid Economic Growth on the Stability of the Global Environment? In Enduring Questions on World Geography. ABC-Clio.

Ye, X. (2011) Coastal Planning Policies in Developing Countries. In Black, B., Hassenzahl, D., Stephens, J., and Weisel, G. (eds.) Climate Change: An Encyclopedia of Science and History. ABC-Clio.

Ye, X. (2011) Environmental Justice and Climate Change within China. In Black, B., Hassenzahl, D., Stephens, J., and Weisel, G. (eds.) Climate Change: An Encyclopedia of Science and History. ABC-Clio.


Referred Proceeding Papers

Zhai, S., Song, G., Ye, X., Yu, F., & He, N. (2017). Assessment of drought occurrence in Bei-bu wheat districts, China between 1960 and 2012. In Geoinformatics, 2017 25th International Conference on (pp. 1-5). IEEE.

Hu, T., Ye, X., Duan, L., & Zhu, X. (2017). Integrating near repeat and social network approaches to analyze crime patterns. In Geoinformatics, 2017 25th International Conference on (pp. 1-4). IEEE.

Chen, N., Chen, Y., Blasch, E., Ling, H., Uou, Y., and Ye, X. (2017) Enabling Smart Urban Surveillance at The Edge.IEEE SmartCloud 2017.

Chen, N., Chen, Y., Song, S., Huang, C. T., & Ye, X. (2016). Smart Urban Surveillance Using Fog Computing. In Edge Computing (SEC), IEEE/ACM Symposium on (pp. 95-96). IEEE.

Note: all the rest coauthors are computer scientists.

Zhao, Y., Al-Dohuki, S., Eynon, T., Kamw, F., Sheets, D., Ma, C., Hu, Y.Ye, X., & Yang, J. (2016) TrajAnalytics: A Web-Based Visual Analytics Software of Urban Trajectory Data. IEEE Workshop on Visualization in Practice: Open Source Visualization and Visual Analytics Software, IEEE Visualization Conference 2016, Baltimore.

Note: all the rest coauthors are computer scientists.

Ye, X. (2016) Open Source Geographical Social Network Toolkit. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on CyberGIS and Geospatial Data Science

Ye, X., and Yue, W. (2014) Comparative Analysis of Regional Development: Exploratory 

Space-Time Data Analysis and Open Source Implementation. Economics, No 2014-20, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

Gu, Y., Smith, A., Lee, J., Ye, X., and Kim, S. (2013) Effective Visualization Tool for Job Searching. Proceedings of The 2013 Int’l Conf. on Modeling, Simulation and Visualization Methods (MSV’13).

Note: all the rest coauthors are computer scientists.

Ye, Xand Carroll, M. (2011) Warn Notice Toolbox: Open-Source Geovisualization of Large Lay-off Events, Proceedings of GeoInformatics 2011. DOI: 10.1109/GeoInformatics.2011.5981136

Li, R., Wang, R. and Ye, X*. (2011) Forest Form Mapping System for Managing Forest Resource: Design and Implementation. Proceedings of GeoInformatics 2011 DOI: 10.1109/GeoInformatics.2011.5981008

Li, Y., Huang, C., and Ye, X*. (2011) Analyzing and Planning Rural Ecosystem and Environment in High-Resolution Remote Sensing and GIS Environment: A Case Study of the Beautiful Countryside. Proceedings of GeoInformatics 2011 DOI: 10.1109/GeoInformatics.2011.5980827

Rey, S. J., and Ye, X*. (2007) Spatial Dynamics in City Size Distribution. Proceedings of The 2nd ICA Workshop on Geospatial Analysis and Modeling (Spatial Structure and Dynamics of Urban Environments).

Xie, Y. and Ye, X, (2007) Multi-category Tempo-Spatial Pattern Analysis (McTSPA). Proceedings of Geocomputation 2007.

Ye, X., (2006) Spatializing Zipf’s Law in the Dynamic Context: US Cities 1960-2000. UCGIS Summer Assembly Proceedings.

Ye, X., Xie, Y., and Batty, M. (2005) Modeling Transition Rules in Urban Cellular Automata, Proceedings of Geocomputation 2005.

Xie, Y. and Ye, X. (2004) Comparative Analysis of Spatial Pattern Changes: CASP. Proceedings of GIScience 2004.


Book Reviews

Ye, X. (2012) Education and Inequality across Europe. By Dolton, P., Asplund, R., and Barth, E. Review of Social Economy, 70(4):527-531.Cheltenham.

Ye, X. (2011) Portfolios of the Poor: How the World’s Poor Live on $2 a Day. By Collins, D., Morduch, J., Rutherford, S., and Ruthven, O. Review of Social Economy, 69(3): 409-411.

Ye, X. (2011) Knowledge Discovery in Spatial Data. ByLeung, Y. Regional Studies, 45(6): 872-873.

Ye, X. (2011) New Directions in Regional Economic Development, Edited by Karlsson, C., Andersson, A. E., Cheshire, P.C., and Stough, R. R. Regional Studies, 45(4):560-561.

Ye, X. (2008) Human Geography. Edited by de Blij et alRegional Studies, 1: 156-157.

Ye, X. (2008) Learning from Clusters: an Economic-Geographic Perspective. Edited by Boschma and Kloosterman. Regional Studies, 1: 149-150.

Ye, X. (2007) Geography in America at the Dawn of the 21st Century. Edited by Gaile, G. L. and Willmott, C. J. Regional Studies, 3: 416-417.

Ye, X. (2006) The Urban Geography Reader. Edited by Fyfe, N. R. and Kenny, J. T. Regional Studies, 3: 425-426.

Ye, X. (2005) China and the WTO: Accession, Policy Reform, and Poverty Reduction Strategies. By World Bank.Regional Studies, 5: 676-677.


Research Reports

Ye, X. (2018) Real-Time Urban Surveillance System and Smart City, Urban Infill, Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative.

Curtis, A., Baker, S., Ye, X., Curtis, J.W., and Floyd, G. A. (2013) Fine-Scale Spatial Analysis of Spatial Video Collected Damage Data for the Newcastle-Moore Tornado of May 21, 2013, Quick Response Research Report, University of Colorado Natural Hazards Center, Boulder, CO.

Ye, X., Stephens, P., Pattaniak, S., Li, X., Elias, M. and Janikas, M. (2006)Subject and Author Indexes To 2005 Regional Science and Related Journal Literature. International Regional Science Review, 29(4)