Prof. Yuji Murayama

Division of Spatial Information Science
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences
University of Tsukuba, Japan




1987  D.Sc., Geography, University of Tsukuba, Japan
1979  M.A., Area Studies, University of Tsukuba, Japan

1977  B.Sc., Geography, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Publications (Selected)

Refereed Journal Publications

  1. Murayama, Y., Estoque, R.C., Subasinghe, H., Hou, H. and Gong, H. 2015.Land-use/land-cover changes in major Asian and African cities. Annual Report on the Multi Use Social and Economic Data Bank, 92, 11-58.
  2. Murayama, Y., Hashimoto, M. and Lwin, K. 2014. Capture, analysis, visualization and circulation of geospatial data by field survey: Construction of campus GIS, University of Tsukuba. Studies in Human Geography, 34, 225-246. (J)
  3. Murayama, Y. 2013. Development of GIS Studies in Japan. Geographical Review of Japan Series B, 86(1), 75-81.
  4. Murayama, Y. 2011. Urban geography with GIS. In: L. Mierzejewska and M. Wdowicka (eds). Contemporary problems of urban and regional development. 51-60, Poznan: BoguckiWydawnictwoNaukowe.
  5. Estoque, R.C., Murayama, Y. and Akiyama, C.M. (In press). Pixel-based and object-based classifications using high- and medium-spatial-resolution imageries in the urban and suburban landscapes. Geocarto International, DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2015.1027291.
  6. Estoque, R.C. and Murayama, Y.2015. Classification and change detection of built-up lands from Landsat-7 ETM+ and Landsat-8 OLI/TIRS imageries: A comparative assessment of various spectral indices. Ecological Indicators, 56, 205-217.
  7. Estoque, R.C. and Murayama, Y. 2014. A geospatial approach for detecting and characterizing non-stationarity of land change patterns and its potential effect on modeling accuracy. GIScience& Remote Sensing, 51, 239-252.
  8. Lwin, K.K., Hashimoto, M. and Murayama, Y. 2014. Real-time geospatial data collection and visualization with Smartphone. Journal of Geographical Information Systems, 6, 99-108.
  9. Lwin, K.K. and Murayama, Y. 2013. Evaluation of land cover classification based on multispectral versus pansharpenedlandsat ETM+ imagery. GIScience& Remote Sensing, 50(4), 458-472.
  10. Lwin, K.K. and Murayama, Y. 2013. Smart Eco-path Finder for Mobile GIS Users, URISA Journal (Urban and Regional Information System), 25(2):5-13.

Books/ Edited Books
  1. Murayama, Y. ed. (2012) Progress in geospatial analysis. Tokyo, Springer, 291p.
  2. Murayama, Y. and Thapa, R.B.eds. (2011) Spatial analysis and modeling in geographicaltransformation process: GIS-based applications. GeoJournal Library Series, 100, Dordrecht, Springer, 300p.
  3. Kamusoko, C., Mundia, C. N. and Murayama, Y. eds. (2010) Recent advances in RemoteSensing and GIS in Sub-Sahara Africa. New York, Nova Publishers, 211p.
  4. Murayama, Y. ed. (2000) Japanese urban system. GeoJournal Library Series, 56, Dordrecht, Springer, 271p.
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