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Department of Geography

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Diansheng Guo

Associate Professor
Department of Geography
University of South Carolina

Phone Number: (803) 777-2989
Office: Callcott, Room 305
Diansheng Guo



Big Data Analytics
Spatial Data Mining
Information Visualization
Urban and Health Data Analysis


Seminar: Quantitative Analysis in Geography
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Seminar in GIS: Spatial-Temporal Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
The Earth from Above: An Introduction to Geographic Information Technologies
Spatial Programming

Representative Publications 

Guo, D. 2010. "Local Entropy Map: A Non-Parametric Approach to Discover Spatially Varying Multiivariate Relationships." International Journal of Geographical Information Science. 

Guo, D. 2009. "Flow Mapping and Multivariate Visualization of Large Spatial Interaction Data." IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 15(6), pp. 1041-1048

Guo, D., & J. Mennis 2009. "Spatial data mining and geographic knowledge discovery--An introduction." Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 33(6) pp. 403-408.

Liao, K., and D. Guo. 2008. "A Clustering-Based Approach to a Capacitated Facility Location Problem." Transactions in GIS, 12(3), pp. 323–339.

Guo, D. 2008. "Regionalization with Dynamically Constrained Agglomerative Clustering and Partitioning (REDCAP)." International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 22(7), pp. 801-823.

Chen, J., A.M. MacEachren, and D. Guo. 2008. "Supporting the Process of Exploring and Interpreting Space-Time, Multivariate Patterns: The Visual Inquiry Toolkit." Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 35(1), pp. 33-50.

Guo, D., K. Liao, and M. Morgan. 2007. "Visualizing Patterns in a Global Terrorism Incident Database." Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 34, pp.767-784.

Guo, D. 2007. "Visual Analytics of Spatial Interaction Patterns for Pandemic Decision Support." International Journal of Geographical Information Science, Special Issue on Visualization, Analytics & Spatial Decision Support. 21(8), pp. 859-877.

Guo, D., and M. Gahegan. 2006. "Spatial Ordering and Encoding for Geographic Data Mining and Visualization." Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, 27(3), pp. 243-266.

Guo, D., J. Chen, A.M. MacEachren, and K. Liao. 2006. "A Visualization System for Spatio-Temporal and Multivariate Patterns (VIS-STAMP)." IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 12(6), pp. 1461-1474.

Guo, D., M. Gahegan, A.M. MacEachren, and B. Zhou. 2005. "Multivariate Analysis and Geovisualization with an Integrated Geographic Knowledge Discovery Approach." Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 32(2), pp. 113-132.

Guo, D., M. Gahegan, and A. MacEachren. 2004. "An Integrated Environment for High-Dimensional Geographic Data Mining." The Third International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Adelphi, MD, USA, pp. 107-110.

Ola, A., D. Guo, and J. Macgill. 2004. "Exploration of Semantic Uncertainty in Parameterized Land Use/Land Cover Classifications." The Third International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Adelphi, MD, USA, pp. 5-8.

Guo, D. 2003. "Coordinating Computational and Visual Approaches for Interactive Feature Selection and Multivariate Clustering." Information Visualization, 2(4): 232-246.

Guo, D., D.J. Peuquet, and M. Gahegan. 2003. "ICEAGE: Interactive Clustering and Exploration of Large and High-dimensional Geodata." GeoInformatica, 7(3): 229-253.