CURRICULUM VITAE: Brian George LEES
Work Address: School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences, UNSW@ADFA, Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia.
E-Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Awards and Fellowships:
Present Appointment: Professor of Geography, UNSW@ADFA
Most significant recent invited presentations of research:
· Lees, B.G. 2005, ‘Building social networks to facilitate GISc education’, Past Chairs’ Invited Presentation to the GISc Specialty Group, Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Denver, 5-9th April, 2005.
· Lees, B.G. 2004, ‘Difference versus Change’, Keynote Presentation to the SIRC Colloquium on Spatio-Temporal Information, Dunedin, NZ, November, 2004.
Lees, B.G. 2006. Remotely Sensed Data, Chapter 6 in Wilson, J.P. and Fotheringham, A.S. ‘A Handbook of GIS’, Blackwell, in press.
Lees, B.G. and Bone, J. 2003. (eds) Spatial Science without Boundaries: Proceedings of the First Spatial Sciences Conference (SSC 2003), Canberra, November 2003. ISBN:0-9588349-8-9.
Roddick, J.F. & Lees, B. 2001. Paradigms for Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Data Mining. Chapter 2 in ‘Discovering Geographic Knowledge in Data Rich Environments’, Miller, H & J. Han (eds). Taylor & Francis, London. ISBN: 0415233690.
Lees, B.G. & S. Hafner, 2000. The separation of natural from cultural spatial patterns in an area of intensive agriculture using GIS and artificial intelligence. in ‘GIS and Geocomputation’, P. Atkinson & Martin, D. (eds). Taylor & Francis, London. 188-205. ISBN 0-7484-0928-9. (Keynote Address).
Papers in Refereed Journals:
Huang, Z and Lees, B.G. 2006. Assessing a single classification accuracy measure to deal with the imprecision of location and class: fuzzy weighted Kappa versus Kappa. International Journal of Geographic Information Science. In press.
Lees, B.G. 2006. Formation of coastal dunes in northern and eastern Australia. Journal of Coastal Research, 22(1), 78-89.
Hill, M.J., Braaten, R., Veitch, S.M., Lees, B.G, and S. Sharma, 2005. Multi-Criteria decision analysis in spatial decision support: the ASSESS Analytic Hierarchy Process and the role of quantitative methods and spatially explicit analysis. Environmental Modelling and Software. 20, 955-976.
Doran, B. and Lees, B.G. 2005. Investigating the spatio-temporal links between disorder, crime and the fear of crime. Professional Geographer. 57(1), 1–12.
Huang, Z and Lees, B.G. 2005. Representing and reducing error in natural resource classification. International Journal of Geographic Information Science. 19(5), 603-621..
Huang, Z and Lees, B.G. 2004. Combining Non-Parametric models for multisource predictive forest mapping. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing. 70(4), 415-427.
Laffan, S. and Lees, B.G. 2004. Predicting regolith properties using environmental correlation: a comparison of spatially global and spatially local approaches. Geoderma, v120(3-4), pp 241-258.
Van Niel, K., Laffan, S.W. and Lees, B.G. 2004. Error and uncertainty in environmental variables for ecological modelling: Sensitivity of variables to error in source elevation data. Journal of Vegetation Science, 15: 747-756.
Lees, B.G. 2003. Geographic Information Systems and Environmental Modeling, International Journal of Geographic Information Science, v17, 291-298.
Lees, B.G. 2002. Australian Geography and GIS. Australian Geographical Studies, 40(1); 33-47.
Lees, B.G. 2001.Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS analysis, International Journal of Geographic Information Science, v15; 197-199.
Summerell, G.K., T.I. Dowling, P.D. Richardson, B. Lees & J. Walker, 2000. Modelling current parna distribution in a local area. Aust. J. Soil Research 38(4); 867-878.
1996-Present. Editor, (Asia-Pacific), International Journal of Geographical Information Science.
2004 - Present Editorial Board, Applied GIS
1996 - Present. Editorial Board, GEOINFORMATICA
1996 – 1999 Editorial Board, Transactions in GIS.
1996 Guest Editor of Computers and Geosciences, 2/1996.
2001 –2004 Member, International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED Technical Committee on "Modelling and Simulation".
1998- 2002 Member, International Task Force on Metadata for GIScience Education Materials, part of the Instructional Management System project.
Commissions & Committees
Full Member of the International Geographical Union Commission on Geographical Information Science representing Australia (2004 - 2008).
Foundation Chair of the Institute of Australian Geographers Geographical Information Science, Spatial Analysis and Modelling Specialty Study Group (2004 – 2005).