General
Ling Yin 

Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Techonlogy
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Email: yinling@siat.ac.cn
Telephone: +86-755-86956066
Address: 1068 Xueyuan Boulevard, Shenzhen, China
Postcode: 518055

Research Areas

Spatiotemporal data mining, GIS for transportation, GIS for public health, Time geography

Education

2011 Ph.D. in Transportation and Geographic Information Science, Department of Geography, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, U.S.A.
Advisor: Dr. Shih-Lung Shaw

2006 M.S. in Geographic Information Science
Department of Urban and Resources, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

2003 B.S. in Geography
Department of Urban and Resources, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

Experience

   
Work Experience
2013-present  Associate Professor, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen, China.
2011-2013  Assistant Professor, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen, China.
Teaching Experience
2011 Teaching Assistant of World Geography, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville
2010 Teaching assistant of Quantitative Methods in Geography, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville
2008 Teaching assistant of Introduction to GIS, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Honors & Distinctions

2013 Outstanding Employer Award, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
2011 Outstanding Employer Award, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
2011 Robert G. Long Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Department of Geography, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
2011 Publication Award, Department of Geography, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
2010 Competition Finalist, GIS Specialty Group Student Paper Competition, The GISSG of the Association of American Geographers.
2010 Publication Award, Department of Geography, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
2010 Exceptional Professional Accomplishment Award, Department of Geography, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
2008 Exceptional Professional Accomplishment Award, Department of Geography, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
2007 Exceptional Professional Accomplishment Award, Department of Geography, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

Publications

   
Papers

Liang Mao, Ling Yin, Xiaoqing Song, Shujiang Mei. 2016. Mapping intra-urban transmission risk of dengue fever with big hourly cellphone data. Acta Tropica, 162:188-195. (SCIIF=2.38)


Ziliang Zhao, Shih-Lung Shaw, Yang Xu, Feng Lu, Jie Chen, Ling Yin. 2016. Understanding the bias of call detail records in human mobility research. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 30(9), 1738-1762. (SCI, IF=2.07)


Yang Xu, Shih-Lung Shaw, Ziliang Zhao, Ling Yin, Zhixiang Fang, Qingquan Li. 2016. Another Tale of Two Cities — Understanding Human Activity Space using Actively Tracked Cellphone Location Data. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 106:2, 489-502 (SSCI, IF=2.088)


 Aftab Ahmed Chandio, Nikos Tziritas, Fan Zhang, Ling Yin, Cheng-Zhong Xu. 2016. Towards adaptable and tunable cloud-based map-matching strategy for GPS trajectories. Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering,  (SCI, IF=0.392)


Yang Xu, Shih-Lung Shaw, Zhixiang Fang, Ling Yin. 2016. Estimating Potential Demand of Bicycle Trips from Mobile Phone Data—An Anchor-Point Based Approach. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-information, 5(8), 131; doi:10.3390/ijgi5080131. (SCIIF=0.651)


 Ling Yin, Qian Wang, Shih-Lung Shaw, Zhixiang Fang, Jinxing Hu, Ye Tao, Wei Wang. 2015. Re-identification risk versus data utility for aggregated mobility research using mobile phone location data. PLoS ONE 10(10): e0140589. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0140589 (SCIIF=3.23)


Ling Yin, Shih-Lung Shaw. 2015. Exploring space-time paths in physical and social closeness spaces: a space-time GIS approach. International Journal of Geographical Information Science. 29(5): 742-761. (SCI,IF=2.07)


Ling Yin, Jinxing Hu, Qi Yu. 2015. Accelerating agent-based emergency evacuation planning using a knowledge database based on population distribution regularity. In Proceedings of the 2015 GeoComputation.

Yang Xu, Shih-Lung Shaw, Zhiliang Zhao, Ling Yin, Zhixiang Fang, Qingquan Li. 2015. Understanding aggregated human mobility patterns using passive mobile phone location data——A home based approach. Transportation. DOI 10.1007/s11116-015-9597-y (SCI,IF=1.62)

Ling Yin, Shih-Lung Shaw. 2014. Space-time path in social and physical spaces: A space-time GIS approach. International Journal of Geographical Information Science. (SCI, IF=1.61)

Ling Yin, Jinxing Hu, Lian Huang, Fan Zhang, Peng Ren. 2014. Detecting illegal pickups of intercity buses from their GPS traces. The proceedings of the 17th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems. (EI)

Ning Xu, Ling Yin*, Jinxing Hu. 2014. Identifying home-work locations from short-term, large-scale, and regularly sampled mobile phone tracking data.Geomatics and Information Science of Wuhan University,  06:750–756. (EI) 


Chao Li, Zhongying Zhao, Jun Luo, Ling Yin, Qiming Zhou. 2014. A spatial-temporal analysis of users’ geographical patterns in social media: A case study on microblogs. In Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Database systems for advanced applications. Springer. (EI)

Ling Yin, Shih-Lung Shaw, Dali Wang, Eric A. Carr, Michael W. Berry, Louis J. Gross, and E. Jane Comiskey. 2012. A framework of integrating GIS and parallel computing for spatial control problems --- A case study of wildfire control. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 26(4), 621-641. (SCI, IF=1.61)

Chao Li, Zhongying Zhao, Shuguang Liu, Ling Yin, Jun Luo. 2012. Relationships between geographical cluster and cyberspace community: A case study on microblog. In Proceedings of the 2012 Geoinformatics. IEEE, GRSS, Piscataway, NJ, USA. (EI)

Ling Yin, Shih-Lung Shaw, and Hongbo Yu. 2011. Potential effects of ICT on face-to-face meeting opportunities: A GIS-based time-geographic exploratory approach. Journal of Transport Geography, 19(2), 422-433. (SSCI, IF=2.53)

Ling Yin, Shih-Lung Shaw. 2011. A space-time GIS for dynamics in potential face-to-face meeting opportunities. In Proceedings of the 2011 international workshop on Trajectory data mining and analysis (TDMA ’11). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 15-22. (EI)

Ling Yin, Manchun Li, Ye Tao. 2006. GIS-based Accessibility Impact Assessment of Land Use Planning for Rural Residents. Geography and Geo-information Science, 22, 62-66. (in Chinese)

Ling Yin, Manchun Li, Ye Tao. 2006. Computer Assessment of Place Accessibility based on the Transportation Network. Application Research of Computer, 9, 143-145. (in Chinese)

Ling Yin. 2005. Land Use Strategies for Langfang City, in Lin, P.R., Li, M.C., Wang, B. Q., Sun, D., Strategic Research on Regional Land Use——Taking Langfang City as a Case. Beijing, China: Science Press, 132-152. (in Chinese)

Patents
   

Conferences

Ling Yin, Shih-Lung Shaw, Jinxing Hu, Qian Wang, Ning Xu. Privacy risk versus privacy preservation for research using individual mobile phone tracking data. The Annual Meeting of American Association of Geographers, Tampa, FL, April 8-12, 2014. 

Ling Yin
, Shih-Lung Shaw. A space-time GIS of integrating physical, virtual, and social activities. Paper presented at the 20th Geoinformatics, Hongkong, June 15-17, 2012. 

Ling Yin
, Shih-Lung Shaw. Exploring dynamic relationships between physical proximity and virtual interactions. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New York City, NY, Feburary 24-28, 2012. 

Ling Yin
, Shih-Lung Shaw. A space-time GIS for dynamics in potential face-to-face meeting opportunities. Paper presented at the 13th ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, Beijing, China, September 17-21, 2011. 

Ling Yin
, Shih-Lung Shaw. A GIS-based Time-geographic Framework for Human Interactions in Virtual Space. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, WA, April 12-16, 2011. 

Ling Yin
. GIS-based Spatial-temporal Analysis for Individual Activities. Presented at the Advanced Spatial Analysis Workshop, Santa Barbara, California, July 19-23, 2010. 

Ling Yin
, Shih-Lung Shaw, Hongbo Yu. Potential Effects of ICT on Face-to-face Meeting Opportunities: A GIS-based Time-geographic Exploratory Approach. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Washington DC, April 14-18, 2010. 

Ling Yin
, Shih-Lung Shaw. Potential Effects of ICT on Face-to-face Meeting Opportunities: A GIS-based Time-geographic Exploratory Approach. Paper presented at the International Workshop on GIS for Transportation, Wuhan, China, December 4-6, 2009. 

Bruce Ralston, Ling Yin. NamUs: Mapping the Nation’s Silent Mass Disaster. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers, Knoxville, Tennessee, November 22-24, 2009. 

Bruce Ralston, Nicholas Herrmann, Ling Yin, Rocco DeGregory. Geocoding and Spatial Search of NamUs Databases. Paper presented at the Crime Mapping Research Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 19-22, 2009.

Ling Yin
, Shih-Lung Shaw. A Case Study of Individual Activities and Interactions in a Hybrid Physical-Virtual Space based on Time Geography Framework. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 22-27, 2009. 

Ling Yin
, Shih-Lung Shaw, Hongbo Yu. A Time-Geographic Approach for Activity Planning and Scheduling with Virtual Activities. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Boston, Massachusetts, April 15-19, 2008. 

Ling Yin
, Shih-Lung Shaw, Dali Wang, Louis Gross, and Michael Berry. A GIS based Cellular Automata Model of Fire Spread Simulations with Genetic Algorithm and Parallel Computing. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, California, April 17-21, 2007. 

Ling Yin
, Shih-Lung Shaw, Dali Wang. Spatial Control: Forest Fire Model. Presentation given at the Computational Science for Natural Resource Managers Workshop funded by an NSF project, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, April 11-14, 2007.

Collaboration

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, US
The University of Florida, US
City University of Hongkong, Hongkong
Wuhan University
Shenzhen University

Students

Qi Yu, Master, Graduated in 2014 summer. Thesis "Simulation-based emergency evacuation planning using population dynamics and mobile guide".

Ning Xu, Master, Graduated in 2014 summer. Thesis "Study on job-housing mismatch based on mobile phone tracking data---A case study in Shenzhen".

Qian Wang, Master, About to graduate in 2014 Winter. Thesis topic "Privacy preservation in mobile phone tracking data".

Wei Wang, Master, About to graduate in 2016 Summer. Focus on activity pattern mining and privacy preservation in mobile phone tracking data. 

Geng Liu, Master, About to graduate in 2016 Summer. Focus on activity pattern mining from mobile phone tracking data.

Nan Lin, Master, About to graduate in 2018 Summer. Focus on activity pattern mining from mobile phone tracking data and activity simulation.