Publications

•   Paolo Corti, Benjamin Lewis, Athanasios Tom Kralidis, Ntabathia Jude Mwenda. Enhancing discovery in spatial data infrastructures using a search engine. 2018. PeerJ Computer Science
•   Devika Kakkar, Ben Lewis. Building a Billion Spatio-Temporal Object Search and Visualization Platform. 2017. Annals of The Second International Symposium on Spatiotemporal Computing
•   Paolo Corti, Ben Lewis. Making Temporal Search Central in a Spatial Data Infrastructure. 2017. ISPRS Annals.
•   Devika Kakkar, Ben Lewis, David Smiley, Ariel Nunez. The Billion Object Platform (BOP): a system to lower barriers to support big, streaming, spatio-temporal data sources. 2017. OSGEO 2017
•   Ben Lewis, Wendy Guan, Alenka Poplin. Evaluating the Current State of Geospatial Software as a Service Platforms: A Comparison Study. 2017. Springer

•    Implementing an open source spatio-temporal search platform for Spatial Data Infrastructures. Paolo Corti, Benjamin G. Lewis, Athanasios Tom Kralidis, Ntabathia Jude Mwenda.  Open Source Geospatial Research and Education Symposium.  PeerJ.  2016.
•    Online Survey of Heterogeneous Users and Their Usage of the Interactive Mapping Platform WorldMap. Alenka Poplin, Wendy Guan, Ben Lewis. Taylor and Francis Online. 2016.
•    Understanding Today's Online GIS User Through the Lens of a WorldMap Survey  - Transactions in GIS - Weihe Wendy Guan, Alenka Poplin, Ben Lewis (June 2015).
•    Building a Historical GIS for the City of Makkah, Saudi Arabia http://www.cpas-egypt.com/PDF_ST/Gomaa-M-Dawod/Researches/Researches/005... (October 2015)
•    Extending WorldMap to Make It Easier for Humanists and Others to Find, Use, and Publish Geospatial Information Second International Conference on CyberGIS and GeoDesign, Peter K. Bol, Benjamin Lewis, Weihe Wendy Guan, Redlands, CA,  (Aug 2014).
•    Collaboration and Sharing is the Promise of the Web. Peter Bol. Shanghai Forum.
•    2013.
•    A Data Community in Practice, University Consortium GIS Symposium, Wendy Guan, Washington D.C. (May 2013).
•    WorldMap – a geospatial framework for collaborative research  (PDF) Annals of GIS, Weihe Wendy Guan, Peter K. Bol, Benjamin G. Lewis, Matthew Bertrand, Merrick Lex Berman & Jeffrey C. Blossom (Apr 2012).
•    On an Infrastructure for Historical Spatial Analysis. Peter Bol. American Historical Association, 2012.
•    Jump-starting the next level of online geospatial collaboration: Lessons from AfricaMap (PDF) London: Taylor and Francis Group, 2011. Benjamin Lewis and Weihe Guan.
•    WorldMap: a strategy to allow researchers to scratch their itches online thereby improving data access for all. Com.Geo Conference Washington D.C, 2011.  Benjamin Lewis.