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Book Chapter on Spatial Analysis 2011 : Science Publishers Book Chapter on Spatial Analysis


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Abstract Registration Due Sep 15, 2011
Submission Deadline Nov 30, 2011
Notification Due Jan 15, 2012
Final Version Due Feb 15, 2012

Call For Papers

Spatial Analysis – Fundamentals and Applications

Kathrin Kirchner, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
Peter Bens, freelance GIS developer and consultant, Germany

Call for Chapters:

Proposals submission deadline: 15/08/2011 --) NEW DEADLINE: 15/09/2011
Full Chapters due: 30/11/2011

Objective of the book

In actual business problems a lot of data available has a spatial context. This can be in the form of addresses, administrative boundaries or other. In all cases a proper usage of spatial data is critical for solving the problems in the right way.
The book should give a solid and theoretical introduction for usage and terms around geospatial data. In the second part of the book, ways for doing meaningful analysis on the basis of different case studies on various domains (for example marketing, medicine or energy) will be presented.

Target Audience:

Researchers in institutes for applied research and consultants in company’s or applied research

Recommended topics include, but are not limited to the following:

Fundamentals of Spatial Analysis
• Algorithms in Spatial Analysis
• Databases for Spatial Data
• Innovative Tools for Spatial Analysis
• Spatial Decision Support

Innovative Applications of Spatial Analysis
• Medicine (e.g. Epidemiology)
• Energy / Alternative Energies
• Customer and Market Analysis / Geomarketing
• Insurances
• Transport Planning / Infrastructure Planning
• Demographic Development
• Catastrophe management

Submission Procedure:

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before 15/08/2011 , a 2-3 page chapter proposal clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors of accepted proposals will be notified by … about the status of their proposals. Full chapters have to be submitted till 30/11/2011. All chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors will also be requested to serve as reviewers.


This book is scheduled to be published by Science Publishers. They have a tie-up with CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group for marketing and distribution. For additional information regarding the publisher please visit The book is anticipated to be released in the second quarter of 2012.

Important dates
Proposal Submission Deadline: NEW DEADLINE: 15/09/2011
Notification of Acceptance: 15/09/2011 --) NEW: 20/09/2011
Full Chapter Submission: 30/11/2011
Review results: 15/01/2012
Revised chapter submission: 15/02/2012
Final acceptance notification: 28/02/2012

Inquiries and submissions can be forwarded electronically (Word format) to

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