data structures

Hanan Samet named UCGIS Fellow

Computer Science Department Professor Hanan Samet is one of three scholars recognized as 2014 University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) Fellows. The UCGIS Fellows Program celebrates the extraordinary record of achievements of individuals in a variety of spatial disciplines and communities of practice that use spatial information. Samet's work in "designing and using hierarchical spatial data structures for GIS, such as the quadtree and octree, have had a tremendous impact on GIScience research and software development," says the UCGIS.

Samet Awarded ACM Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award

Hanan Samet is the recipient of the 2012 ACM Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award. Dr. Samet won this award for fundamental contributions to the development of multidimensional spatial data structures and indexing.

The full press release at http://www.acm.org/press-room/news-releases/2012/technical-awards-2011 cites the following contributions as the basis for the award:

Growing interest in treemap visualizations for hierarchical data have led to a successful licensing agreement for HCIL's Treemap 4.1 program to the HiveGroup, Inc.

Growing interest in treemap visualizations for hierarchical data (electronic product catalogs, sales analysis, manufacturing quality control, supply chain supervision, etc.) have led to a successful licensing agreement for HCIL's Treemap 4.1 program to the HiveGroup, Inc..

Subscribe to RSS - data structures