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Dr Xiaoye Liu
Dr Xiaoye Liu
Lecturer (Surveying and Spatial Science)
Faculty of Engineering and Surveying
Surveying and Spatial Science
+61 7 4631 5343
Member of Surveying and Spatial Science Institute (SSSI), Australia
Member of the International Global Navigation Satellite Systems (IGNSS)
GIS and remote sensing
Digital terrain modelling and feature extraction from LiDAR and other spatial data
Surveying and Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
Spatial database and programming
Recent Research Outcomes
Three most recent :
Zhang, Z. and Liu, X. (2012 published online), Support vector machines for tree species identification using LiDAR-derived structure and intensity variables, Geocarto International.
Liu, Xiaoye (2011), Accuracy assessment of LiDAR elevation data using survey marks, Survey Review, 43(319), 80-93.
Liu, X, and Zhang, Z. (2011), Effects of LiDAR data reduction and breaklines on the accuracy of digital elevation models, Survey Review, 43(323), 614-628.
Most notable :
Zhang, Z., Liu, X., Peterson, J., and Wright, W. (2012), Terrain and canopy surface modelling from LiDAR data for tree species classification, In Ruzicka, J. and Ruzickova, K. (eds.) GIS Ostrava 2012: Surface Models for Geosciences, Technical University of Ostrava Press, ISBN 9788024826677, Ostrava, Czech, 299-311
Liu, X., and Zhang, Z. (2011), Drainage network extraction using LiDAR-derived DEM in volcanic plains, Area,43.1, 42-52, doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4762.2010.00955.x.
Liu, X. and Zhang, Z. (2010), Extracting Drainage Network from High Resolution DEM in Toowoomba, Queensland, Proceedings of Queensland Surveying and Spatial Conference (QSSC) 2010. 1 – 3 September 2010, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Liu, X., Zhang, Z., and Peterson, J. (2009), Evaluation of performance of DEM interpolation algorithms for LiDAR data, Proceedings of Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute Biennial International Conference, 28 September – 2 October 2009, Adelaide, Australia
Dunwoody, E., Liu, X., McDougall, K., and McRae, P. (2009), A spatial analysis of Great Bilby (Macrotis lagotis) habit in South-West Queensland, Proceedings of Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute Biennial International Conference, 28 September – 2 October 2009, Adelaide, Australia
Liu, Xiaoye (2008), Airborne LiDAR for DEM generation: some critical issues, Progress in Physical Geography, Vol. 32 (1), 31-49.
Liu, X., and Zhang, Z., (2008) LiDAR data reduction for efficient and high quality DEM generation, The XXI Congress of the International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS 2008), 3-11 July 2008, Beijing, China, Published in The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Vol. 37(B3b):173 - 178.
Liu, X., and Zhang, Z., (2008) Ground truth extraction from LiDAR data for image orthorectification, International Workshop on Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Applications, 30 June-2 July 2008, Beijing, China.IEEE Catalog Number: CFP0839E-CDR, ISBN: 978-1-4244-2394-1
Liu, X., Zhang, Z., Peterson, J. & Chandra, S. (2008). Large Area DEM generation Using Airborne LiDAR Data and Quality Control. In: Li, Deren and Ge, Yong and Foody, Giles M, (eds.) Accuracy in geomatics. World Academic Press, Liverpool, England. ISBN 1-84626-171-6.
McDougall, K., Liu, X., Basnet, B. & Apan, A. (2008). ‘Digital Elevation Model Accuracy Requirements for Catchment Management’, Proceedings of the Queensland Spatial Conference 2008, 17-19 July 2008, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, pp. 1-9.
McDougall, K., Liu, X., Basnet, B. B. & Apan, A. (2008). Evaluation of current DEM accuracy for Condamine Catchment. In: Li, Deren and Ge, Yong and Foody, Giles M, (eds.) Accuracy in geomatics. World Academic Press, Liverpool, England. ISBN 1-84626-171-6.
Liu, X., Zhang, Z., Peterson, J. and Chandra, S. (2007), LiDAR-derived high quality ground control information and DEM for image orthorectification, GeoInformatica: An International Journal on Advances of Computer Science for Geographic Information Systems, Vol. 11 (1), 37-53.
Liu, X. , Zhang, Z., Peterson, J. and Chandra, S. (2007), The effect of LiDAR data density on DEM accuracy, in Proceedings of International Congress on Modelling and Simulation 'MODSIM07', 10 - 13 December 2007, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1363-1369.
Liu, X., Peterson, J., and Zhang, Z. (2005), High-resolution DEM generated from LiDAR data for water resource management, in Proceedings of International Congress on Modelling and Simulation 'MODSIM05', 12 - 15 December 2005, Melbourne, Australia, 1402-1408.
Liu, X., Peterson, J., Zhang, Z. and Chandra, S. (2005), Improving soil salinity prediction with high resolution DEM derived from LiDAR data, presented in The 9th International Symposium on Physical Measurements and Signatures in Remote Sensing, 17-19 October 2005, Beijing, China, published in The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing a
Currently Teaching Courses/Programs
SVY3202 Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
SVY4203 Urban and Regional Planning
SVY1101 Geology and Surveying
SVY2905 Geology and Surveying Practice
SVY2105 Survey Computation B
SVY2302 Mine Surveying
GIS2403 Land Management Systems
GIS1401 Geographical Data Presentation
GIS1402 Geographic Information Systems
GIS2901 GIS Practice 1
GIS3901 GIS Practice 2
SVY2903 Surveying Practice 3
SVY3904 Surveying Practice 4
ENG4111 Research Project Part 1
ENG4112Research Project Part 2
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