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Keiji Yano
Ph.D. Geography
(Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan)
Citizenship: Japanese
Marital Status: Married, one daughter
Present Post My Career
Professor in Department of Geography,
Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto JAPAN
Office Address
Department of Geography, Ritsumeikan University
56-1, Tojiin kita-machi, Kita-ku, Kyoto, 6038577 JAPAN
Department
TEL: +81-(0)75-466-3197 / FAX: +81-(0)75-465-8296

Academic Dissertation

Doctoral Thesis:
Ph.D. Geography (Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan)
Integration of spatial interaction models: towards constructing a general theory of spatial interaction.
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan, 18 June, 1992, 115p.
Supervisor:
Prof. Yoshio Sugiura (Professor of Geography, Tokyo metropolitan University)
Master’s Thesis:
MS Geography (Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan)
Validity and subject of urban modeling (Lowry-type models) from a point of view of disaggregated urban systems.
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan, March, 1986, 163p.
Bachelor’s Thesis:
B.Sc. Geography (Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan)
Reexamination of a delimitation of functional regions using factor analysis.
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan, March, 1984, 100p.

Major Research and Teaching Interests

Urban Modelling
Spatial Analysis and GIS
Retailing; Migration
Virtual City

Career, Awards and Others

Career

Sun. 1 April, 2018
April, 2016Vice Director, Art Research Center
April, 2003Visiting Professor, Centre for Spatial Information Science,Tokyo University
April, 2002Professor, Department of Geography, Ritsumeikan University
April, 1992 - March, 2002Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Ritsumeikan University
April, 1988 - March, 1992Assistant Professor, Department of Geography,Tokyo Metropolitan University

Awards

September, 20132013 Culture and Computing, the Culture and Computing Best Paper Award of the Digital Humanities Special Track. (L. Li, W. Choi, M. Umeda, K. Hachimura, K. Yano, and H. T. Tanaka)
February, 2009Encouraging prize for Statistics and GIS by Sinfonica
December, 2003Digital Silk Roads Prize in the category of poster and demonstrations, Nara Symposium for Digital Silk Roads (The second NII International Symposium) organised by UNESCO, Japanese National Commission for UNESCO, Asia/Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO (ACCU) and National Institute of Informatics (NII)
April, 1992The Encouragement Prize for Young Researchers of the Association of Japanese Geographers

Member

November, 2016 - November, 2018Executive Councilor, The Human Geographical Society of Japan Home Japanese
May, 2016Auditor GIS Association of Japan
May, 2014 - May, 2016President, GIS Association of Japan
October, 2012 - October, 2016Representative, The Human Geographical Society of Japan Home Japanese
October, 2008The Human Geographical Society of Japan Board
June, 2007Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, Elsevier Editorial Board
April, 2007Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy (ASAP), Springer Associate Editor
October, 2002The Association of Japanese Geographers Councilor
April, 2002GIS Association in Japan Editing member
October, 2000The Human Geographical Society of Japan Executive councilor
April, 2000 - March, 2009GIS Association in Japan Scientific member
April, 2000 - March, 2009GIS Association in Japan Board member
October, 1999 - September, 2004The Human Geographical Society of Japan Vice Chair, Cataloging Committee for Literature in Geography
October, 1998 - September, 2000The Human Geographical Society of Japan Conference member
October, 1998 - September, 2000The Association of Japanese Geographers Member of Editing Committee for English Journals
October, 1998 - September, 1999The Human Geographical Society of Japan Editing member
October, 1996 - September, 1998The Human Geographical Society of Japan Accounting member
October, 1995 - June, 2003Applied Regional Science Conference Member
October, 1995 - June, 2002Tokyo Geographical Society Member of Editing Committee
October, 1995 - September, 2002The City Planning Institute of Japan Member
October, 1992 - September, 1994The Human Geographical Society of Japan Editing member
1989The Association of Japanese Geographers Member of Election Committee

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