Intern (Summer 2015)
Bo Yan is an M.A./Ph.D. student in the Department of Geography at UCSB and works in the Space and Time Knowledge Organization (STKO) Lab under the supervision of Krzysztof Janowicz. He holds a B.S. in Geographic Information System from Wuhan University, China (2013). His research focuses on the role of space and time for knowledge organization and the semantics aspects of geographic information. Summer 2015 Yan had the opportunity to work with Andrea Ballatore at the Center for Spatial Studies on place similarity and spatial collocation research. The project focused on finding similar places based on place type collocation and eventually visualize the result on a web map using leaflet api.