Recent Publications

Patent

Mower, J.E., 2005. “Method, System and Program Product for Augmenting an Image of a Scene with Information About the Scene,” US Patent 6,930,715.

Selected Publications

Mower, J.E. 2016. “”Real-Time Drainage Basin Modeling Using Concurrent Compute Shaders,” Proceedings, AutoCarto 2016, Albuquerque, September 2016 (forthcoming)

Mower, J.E. 2016. “Concurrent Network Rendering for Automated Pen and Ink Style Landscape Illustration,” Transactions in GIS, doi: 10.1111/tgis.12141. Vol 20, no. 1:54-78 (First published online March 18 2015)

MPEG Movies: WPCreasesOverall.mpg, WPVaryingIllumDir.mpg, WPVaryMinRendScore.mpg, WestTempleFlyThroughTGISCreases.mpg

AVI Movies: (lower resolution, only use if your environment cannot decode the mpg movies above): WPCreasesOverall.avi, WPVaryingIllumDir.avi, WPVaryMinRendScore.avi

Mower, J. E., 2015. “Electronic Map Labeling,” In History of Cartography, Volume 6, Cartography of the Twentieth Century, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, in press.

Mower, J.E. 2015. “Fast Image-Space Silhouette Extraction for Non-Photorealistic Landscape Rendering,” Transactions in GIS, doi: 10.1111/tgis.12118. Vol. 19, no. 5:641-799. (First published online November 6 2014)

Movies: WtempleAll2.mpg, Wtemplesilh2.mpg

AVI Movies: (lower resolution, only use if your environment cannot decode the mpg movies above): WtempleAll2.avi, Wtemplesilh2.avi

Lapenis A.G. , H.Henry, M. Vuille, J. Mower, 2014. “Climatic Factors Controlling Plant Sensitivity to Warming,” Climatic Change, 122,4:723-734.

Mower, J.E., 2011. “Supporting Automated Pen and Ink Style Surface Illustration with B-Spline Models,” Cartography and Geographic Information Science, Vol. 38, No. 2:175-184.

Mower, J.E., 2010. “Supporting Automated Pen and Ink Style Surface Illustration with B-Spline Models,” Proceedings, AutoCarto 2010, Orlando, November 2010. CD-ROM published by the Cartography and Geographic Information Society. 7 pp.

Mower, J.E., 2009. “Creating and Delivering Augmented Scenes,” International Journal of Geographic Information Science, Vol. 23, No. 8:993-1011.

 

Mower, J.E., 2009. “Automating Landscape Illustration with Pen and Ink Style Rendering,” Cartography and Geographic Information Science, Volume 36, no. 1:117-128.

 

Mower, J.E., 2008. “Non-Photorealistic Rendering of Stylized Block Diagrams,” Proceedings, AutoCarto2008. The 17th International Research Symposium on Computer-based Cartography, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, USA. September 8-11, 2008. CD-ROM published by the Cartography and Geographic Information Society, with assistance by ESRI. 10 pp.

 

Mower, J. E., 2002. “Implementing an Augmented Scene Delivery System,” Proceedings, Computational Science-ICCS 2002, Amsterdam, vol III, pp. 174-183.

Mower, J. E., 1997. “The Augmented Scene: Integrating the Map and the Environment,” Proceedings, Auto-Carto 13, Seattle, pp. 42-51.

Mower, J. E., 1996. “Developing Parallel Procedures for Line Simplification,” International Journal of Geographic Information Systems, vol. 10 no 6:699-712.

Mower, J. E., 1994. "Data-Parallel Procedures for Drainage Basin Analysis," Computers and Geosciences, vol. 20, no. 9:1365-1378.

Mower, J. E., 1993. "Automated Feature and Name Placement on Parallel Computers," Cartography and Geographic Information Systems, vol. 20, no. 2:69-82.  Received Andrew McNally Award, American Congress of Surveyors and Mappers, for best paper in Cartography and Geographic Information Systems, 1993.

Invited paper: Mower, J. E., 1993. “Implementing GIS Procedures on Parallel Computers:  A Case Study," Proceedings, Auto-Carto XI, Minneapolis, pp. 424-433.

Mower, J. E., 1992. "Building a GIS for Parallel Computing Environments," Proceedings:  5th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, Charleston, pp. 219-229.

Mower, J. E., 1990. "A Comparison of Statistical and Adaptive Pattern Recognition Approaches to Line Feature Identification," Proceedings:  4th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, Zurich, pp. 85-94.

Mower, J. E., 1988. "A Neural Network Approach to Feature Recognition along Cartographic Lines," Proceedings:  Geographic Information Systems/Land Information Systems ‘88, San Antonio, pp. 250-255.

Mower, J. E., 1986. "Name Placement of Point Features through Constraint Propagation," Second International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, Seattle, pp. 65-73.

Cebrian, J. A., J. E. Mower and D. M. Mark, 1984. "Analysis and Display of Digital Elevation Models within a Quadtree-Based Geographic Information System," Auto-Carto 7, Washington, pp. 55-64.

Recent Presentations

Mower, J.E. 2015. “GPU Computing for GIS.” NYGeoCon 2015, Albany, NY, October 2015.

Mower, J.E. 2015. “Graduate GIS Programs at the University at Albany.” NYGeoCon 2015, Albany, NY, October 2015.