RAGHAVAN Venkatesh

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RAGHAVAN Venkatesh
Osaka City University
Graduate School of Engineering
Doctor of Science

Research Areas

  • Earth and planetary science / Geology / Geoinformatics
  • Geography / Geography / Remote Sensing

Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Professor, Spatial Informatics, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka City University
Visiting Professor, Naresuan University
Visiting Professir, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Apr 2006
Professor, Graduate school of Creative Cities, Osaka City University
Aug 2018
Jan 2019
Visiting Professor, International Institute of Information Technology, India

Committee Memberships

Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo)  President
Jun 1995
Japan Society of Geoinformatics  Executive Committee
Dec 2006
OSGeo.JP  Board Member
Nov 2002
Japan-Vietnam Geoinformatics Consortium  Co-Chair
Mar 2005
International Journal of Geoinformatics  Associate Editor

Awards & Honors

GIS Expert Emeritus, GIS Association of Japan
Sol Katz Award, Open Source Geospatial Foundation
Young Scientist Award, Mining & Material Processing Institute of Japan

Published Papers

Exploring Human Spatio-Temporal Travel Behavior Based on Cellular Network Data: A Case Study of Hangzhou, China
Chen, H., Xu, C., Raghavan, V. and Song, X.
International Journal of Geoinformatics   15(3) 1-14   Sep 2019   [Refereed]
Development of HUMGEOSTAT: A New Geological Tool for Geostatistical Analysis of Mineral Deposit: A Case Study at Sin Quyen Mine (Northern Vietnam)
Xuan Luan Truong, Xuan Quang Truong, Tuan Anh Nguyen, Raghavan Venkatesh, Chi Cong Nguyen
JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF INDIA   93(5) 574-582   May 2019   [Refereed]
Multi-scale object-based fuzzy classification for LULC mapping from optical satellite images
Do, H.T., Raghavan, V., Truong, L.X., and Yonezawa, G.
Spatial Information Research   27(2) 247-257   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Development of optimal routing service for emergency scenarios using pgRouting and FOSS4G
Choosumrong, S., Humhong, C., Raghavan V., and Fenoy, G.
Spatial Information Research      Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Enhancing Prediction Performance of Landslide Susceptibility Model Using Hybrid Machine Learning Approach of Bagging Ensemble and Logistic Model Tree
Truong, X.L., Mitamura, M., Kono, Y., Raghavan, V., Yonezawa, G., Truong, X.Q., Do, T.H., Tien Bui, D., Lee, S.
Applied Science   8(7) 1-22   Jun 2018   [Refereed]


Spatio-Temporal Growth Pattern Analysis and Urban Simulation in Colombo City Using Open Source Software Tools - Application of Futures Simulation Model
Pavithra Jayasinghe, Venkatesh Raghavan, Go Yonezawa
40th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS2019)   1-9   Oct 2019   [Refereed]
Pixel-based and Object-Based Terrace Extraction using Feed-forward Deep Neural Network
Do, H.T., Raghavan, V., and Yonezawa, G.
ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences   IV-3 1-7   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Field Data Aggregation and Evaluation using Free and Open Source Geospatial Software
Raghavan, V. and Bandara, N.
Proc. Int. Conf. GIS-IDEAS2018   1-8   Nov 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Visualization of three-dimensional geologic model using WebGL
Nemoto, T., Masumoto, S., Nonogaki, S. and Raghavan, V.
Proc. Int. Conf. GIS-IDEAS2018   331-334   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Study on Stratigraphic Correlation Support System for 3-D Subsurface Geological Modeling using Borehole Data based on Logical Model of Geologic Structure
Masumoto, S., Nemoto, T.,Sakurai, K., Nonogaki, S. and Raghavan, V.
Proc. Int. Conf. GIS-IDEAS2018   320-325   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Deploying Geospatial Analysis through Web Processing Service based on pyMODIS and ZOO-Project
Chingchai, H., Choosumrong,, S., Fenoy, G., Delucchi, L, and Raghavan, V.
Proc. Int. Conf. GIS-IDEAS2018      Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Elderly Database Design for Emergency Routing Plan Using Open Data Kit and pgRouting
Danupol, N., Choosumrong, S. and Raghavan, V.
Proc. Int. Conf. GIS-IDEAS2018      Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Study of Stratigraphic Correlation Support System for 3D Subsurface Geological Modeling Borehole Data Based on Logical Model of Geologic Structure
Masumto, S., Nemoto, T., Sakurai, K,, Nonogaki, S., and Raghavan, V.
Proc. Int. Conf. GIS-IDEAS2018      Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Geographically Weighted Regression for Surface Estimation using Global DEMs and Spot Height Data
Bien, L.V., Raghavan, V., Poliyapram, V., and Tran, T.A
Proc. Int. Conf. GIS-IDEAS2018      Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Reconsideration of Role of Education in Human Security Index : Learning as a Potential to Pursue a Happy Life
Journal of Informatics   15(1) 1-13   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Estimating Natural Forest Above-ground Biomass using ALOS-PALSAR: A Case Study in Thua Thien, Hue Province, Vietnam
Tuong, T.T.C., Duan, H.D., Choosumrong, S., Raghavan, V.
Journal of Informatics   15(1) 86-90   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Development of Stratigraphic Correlation Support System for Three Dimensional Geological Modeling using Borehole Data
Shinji MASUMOTO, Tatsuya NEMOTO, Kenichi SAKURAI, Susumu NONOGAKI and Venkatesh RAGHAVAN
Geoinformatics   41-42   2018
Evaluation of "Human Security Index" for Japan and the characteristic of Osaka Prefecture
Masaru ARAMAKI and Venkatesh RAGHAVAN and Go YONEZAWA
Journal of Informatics   14(2) 1-12   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Investigation of Stratigraphic Correlation Support System for Effective Utilization of Three Dimensional Subsurface Geological Modeling System
Shinji MASUMOTO, Tatsuya NEMOTO, Kenichi SAKURAI, Venkatesh RAGHAVAN and Susumu NONOGAKI
The Geological Society of Japan, Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of Japan      2017
Leveraging OSGeo Ecosystem for Citizen Science
ISPRS Summer School, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing   56-65   2017   [Invited]
Combining pixel-based and object-based Fuzzy classification for LULC mapping using spectral indices of RapidEye imagery and FOSS4G
DO Thi Hang, RAGHAVAN Venkatesh, TRUONG Xuan Luan, VINAYARAJ Poliyapram amd YONEZAWA Go
Proceedings ESASGD (GIS-IDEAS) 2016   332-338   Nov 2016
Simplifying integration of field data and GIS: A WPS approach
Niroshan Bandara, Gérald Fenoy, Venkatesh Raghavan and Daisuke Yoshida
Proceedings ESASGD (GIS-IDEAS) 2016   8-14   Nov 2016
Development of Web Service of Wireless Sensor Networks for Poultry Farm Monitoring System Based on IoT Technology
Sittichai Choosumrong, Venkatesh Raghavan and Phaisarn Jeefoo
Proc. GIS-IDEAS 2016   21-27   Nov 2016
Identifying the relationship between land cover change and land surface temperature increase in Colombo City, Sri Lanka – A remote sensing and GIS approach
Pavithra Jayasinghe, Niroshan Bandara, Venkatesh Raghavan and Go Yonezawa
Proc. GIS-IDEAS 2016   318-324   Nov 2016
Reliability Evaluation of Three Dimensional Geological Model using Borehole Data
Shinji Masumoto, Tatsuya Nemoto, Venkatesh Raghavan and Susumu Nonogaki
Proc. GIS-IDEAS 2016   172-176   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Tuan Tran, Venkatesh Raghavan, Song Xianfeng, De N.V and Tung L.H
Proc. GIS-IDEAS 2016   178-182   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Utilization of Elevation and Borehole Data of Hanoi City, Vietnam -Construction of 3D Geological Model-
Go Yonezawa, Susumu Nonogaki, Muneki Mitamura, Kenichi Sakurai, Luan Xuan Truong, Shinji Masumoto, Tatsuya Nemoto and Venkatesh Raghavan
Proc. GIS-IDEAS 2016   190-196   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Urban Transformation and Sustainability of Red River Basin in Vietnam based on Water Environment Monitoring
Go YONEZAWA, Venkatesh RAGHAVAN, Muneki MITAMURA, Harue MASUDA, Tatsuya NEMOTO, Susumu NONOGAKI, Shinji MASUMOTO, Daisuke YOSHIDA, Yasuyuki KONO, Mamoru SHIBAYAMA, Makoto TANIGUCHI and Xuan Luan TRUONG
Geoinformatics   27(2) 126-127   2016
Analysis for Natural Disasters by “InaSAFE” QGIS Plugin and Public Access Data
Mitsunori UEDA, Hideyuki TABATA, Vu Hoang PHUONG, Go YONEZAWA, Venkatesh RAGHAVAN and Daisuke YOSHIDA
Geoinformatics   27(2) 124-125   2016
Development of Field Data Monitoring and Evaluation Platformusing Customizable Mobile Application and Web-Mapping Tool
Niroshan BANDARA, Venkatesh RAGHAVAN, Daisuke YOSHIDA and Pavithra JAYASINGHE
Geoinformatics   27(2) 114-115   2016
Consideration of Brightness Temperature by Free-Open Satellite Image
Hideyuki TABATA, Venkatesh RAGHAVAN, Go YONEZAWA and Shinji MASUMOTO
Geoinformatics   27(2) 122-123   2016
Implementation of algorithm for satellite derived bathymetry using GRASS GIS Python scripting and R
Vinayaraj P., Raghavan V., Delucchi L., Nemoto T., Masumoto S.
Geoinformatics   27(2) 108-109   2016
Investigation of BS-Horizon Parameter Settings for Topographic Surface Generation
Thi An Tran, Masumoto S., Raghavan V., Nonogaki S., Nemoto T., Yonezawa G.
Geoinformatics   27(2) 56-57   2016
Pixel based and object based fuzzy LULC classification using GRASS GIS and RapidEye imagery of Lao Cai area, Vietnam
RAGHAVAN Venkatesh
Geoinformatics   27(2) 104-105   2016
Xuan Luan Truong, Thi Hang Do, Yasuyki Kono, Venkatesh Raghavan, Mamoru Shibayama
Proc. GIS-IDEAS 2014      2016
Extrapolating Near-shore Depth using Geographically Weighted Regression of Multi-spectral Satellite Images with Consideration of Bottom Class Types
Vinayaraj P., Raghavan V., Masumoto S. and Yonezawa G.
Geoinformatics   26(2) 84-85   2015
3D Geological Modeling System for Vietnam Based on Borehole Data
米澤 剛, 野々垣 進, 櫻井 健一, 三田村 宗樹, 升本 眞二, ベンカテッシュ ラガワン, スアン ルアン ツォン, 根本 達也
情報地質   26(2) 100-101   2015
Estimating the optimal parameter values for BS-Horizon DEM generation algorithm in Flat Lowland Area
An Tran Thi, Masumoto S., Raghavan V., Nonogaki S. Nemoto T. and Yonezawa G.
Geoinformatics   26(2) 60-61   2015
Reliability Evaluation Method for Geological Boundary Surface Estimated by Spline Interpolation
Shinji MASUMOTO, Tatsuya NEMOTO, Muneyori YOSHIDA, Venkatesh RAGHAVAN and Susumu NONOGAKI
Geoinformatics   26(2) 64-65   2015
Using FOSS4G to study flood inundation around Danang city, Vietnam
An Tran Thi, Raghavan V., Masumoto S., Nemoto T., Nonogaki S., Yonezawa G.
Proc. FOSS4G-India 2015   1-6   2015
Geographical Weighted Regression Model for Improved Near-shore Water Depth Estimation from Multispectral Imagery
Vinayraj P., Raghavan V. and Masumoto S.
Proc. FOSS4G Seoul 2015   44-51   2015
Evaluating Flood Hazard Potentialin Danang City, Vietnam using FOSS4G
An Tran Thi, Raghavan V., Masumoto S., Nonogaki S., Nemoto T., Vinayaraj P. and Yonezawa G.
Proc. FOSS4G Seoul 2015   229-236   2015
Service Area Analysis of Disaster Shelter using FOSS4G - Case study of Sumiyoshi Ward, Osaka City -
Kitashima S, Yoshida D., Yonezawa G. and RAGHAVAN V>
GeoInforum-2015   26(2) 95-96   2015
大阪市立大学都市防災研究プロジェクト・都市防災研究論文集   1 51-56   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
Development of System for Citizen - based Inspection and Reporting for Small Scale Bridges
Journal of Informatics   11(1) 60-76   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
An Open Source GIS Approach for Soil Erosion Modeling in Danang city, Vietnam
Bien Le Van, Minh Truong Phuoc, An Tran Thi and Venkatesh Raghavan
Proc. GIS-IDEAS 2014   307-315   2014
Investigation of algorithm for fusion of optical stereo and InSAR derived global DEM data
Vinayaraj P., Raghavan V., Masumoto S. and Glejin J.
Geoinformatics   25(2) 90-91   2014
Land Surface TempratureRemote Sensing and Relation to Landuse
Hideyuki TABATA, Venkatesh RAGHAVAN, Go YONEZAWA and Shinji MASUMOTO
Geoinformatics   25(2) 88-89   2014
Development of Web-GIS for Learning Disaster Risk
Tatsuya NEMOTO, Daisuke YOSHIDA, Muneki MITAMURA, Takaaki SHIGEMATSU, Shota MORI, Venkatesh RAGHAVAN and Shinji MASUMOTO
Geoinformatics   25(2) 138-139   2014
Geomorphological analysis of landslide area in Nara prefecture and application in landslide susceptibility mapping
Mitsunori UEDA, Hideyuki TABATA, Go YONEZAWA and Venkatesh RAGHAVAN
Geoinformatics   25(2) 134-135   2014
Development of 3D geological modeling system for Hanoi City using borehole data
Yonezawa G., Sakurai K., Nonogaki S., Masumoto S., Mitamura M., Xuan Luan Trouong, Raghavan V., Nemoto T., Yoshida D.
Proc. GIS-IDEAS 2014   176-181   2014
Impeovement of FOSS4G tools and capacity building initiative for enhancing satellite data utilization and global mapping
Go YONEZAWA, Venkatesh RAGHAVAN, Shinji MASUMOTO, Akira Taniguchi, Masashi OZAKI, Hirofumi HAYASHI, Naoki UEDA and Daisuke YOSHIDA
Geoinformatics   25(2) 86-87   2014
Characterizing Topographic Features and Flood Inundation Mapping in Alluvial Lowland Area
Tran Thi An, Raghavan V., Masumoto S., Yonezawa G., and Nonogaki S.
Proc. GIS-IDEAS 2014   91-96   2014
An Integrated Aapplication of Remote Sensing and GIS for Study of Fluctuations of Land Use in Diem Ho and Tra Ly Estuary Area, Thai Binh Province, Vietnam
Truong Xuan Luan. Do Thi Hang, Raghavan V., Kono Y., Yonezawa G., and Mitamura M.
Proc. GIS-IDEAS 2014   118-124   2014
An Investigation on Evaluation Method for Reliability of Three Dimensional Subsurface Geological Model
Masumoto S., Nemoto T., Raghavan V. and Nonogaki S.
Proc. GIS-IDEAS 2014   248-253   2014

Books etc

Proc. Intl. Symp. On GeoInformatics for Spatial-Infrastructure Development in Earth and Allied Sciences (GIS-IDEAS2018)
Raghavan, V., Minh, V.Q. (Part:Editor)
Japan-Vietnam Geoinformatics Consortium (JVGC)   2018   
Proc. Intl. Symp. On GeoInformatics for Spatial-Infrastructure Development in Earth and Allied Sciences (GIS-IDEAS2016)
Raghavan, V., Luan, T.X., Yonezawa, G. (Part:Editor)
Japan-Vietnam Geoinformatics Consortium (JVGC)   2016   
Special Issue FOSS4G-Asia 2014, International Journal of Geoinformatics
RAGHAVAN V. (Part:Editor)
GeoInformatics International Journal   2015   
Proc. FOSS4G-2015, Seoul, Korea
RAGHAVAN V. (Part:Editor)
Proc. Intl. Symp. On GeoInformatics for Spatial-Infrastructure Development in Earth and Allied Sciences (GIS-IDEAS2014)
Raghavan, V., Minh, T.P., Yonezawa, G. (Part:Editor)
Japan-Vietnam Geoinformatics Consortium (JVGC)   2014   

Conference Activities & Talks

Beyond the Jargon: FOSS4G, OSGeo, Geo4All and ME4E [Invited]
International Cartographic Conference 2019   16 Jul 2019   
Leveraging Libre/Free & Open Ecosystem for Spatial Informatics and Analytics [Invited]
RAGHAVAN Venkatesh
STAR Seminar   26 Feb 2019   
Integrated Web and Mobile GIS Service Oriented Platform [Invited]
RAGHAVAN Venkatesh
OSGeo.TH Workshop   15 Feb 2019   
Leveraging the Open Geospatial Ecosystem for Urban Management and Disaster Mitigation [Invited]
RAGHAVAN Venkatesh
FD Program on Geoinformatics   10 Jan 2019   
Leveraging the Open Geospatial Ecosystem for Urban Management and Disaster Mitigation [Invited]
RAGHAVAN Venkatesh
CEaS Seminar   7 Jan 2019   

Teaching Experience


Research Grants & Projects

Co-creative development of community disaster prevention class network for fostering disaster-prevention culture
Osaka City University, Japan: Priority Research
Project Year: 2017 - 2018    Investigator(s): Mori K.
Development of stratigraphic correlation support system for efficient WebGIS 3D geological modeler
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2016 - 2018    Investigator(s): MASUMOTO Shinji
Evaluation of the impact of human activities on landcover in Northern Vietnam
Osaka City University, Japan: Priority Research
Project Year: 2016 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Go Yonezawa
Construction of a system for geospatial software development environment
Osaka City University, Japan: Priority Research
Project Year: 2015 - 2016    Investigator(s): RAGHAVAN Venkatesh
Development of community disaster prevention curriculum for social implementation of disaster knowledge
Osaka City University, Japan: Priority Research
Project Year: 2014 - 2015    Investigator(s): Mori K.

Social Contribution

Mobile and Web-GIS Platform for Data Aggregation and Analytics
[Others]  RapidE LLC., Japan  Mentoring Business Incubation  2017
Mobility Management in Rural Areas with Open Source Technologies Company
[Others]  GeoRepublic Co. Ltd.  Mentoring Business Incubation  2010 - 2014
Development of a water service disaster information management demonstration system
[Others]  Osaka water general service Co., Ltd.  2013 - 2013
Research on Open Source GIS and outreach activities to promote adoption
[Others]  Applied Technologies Co. Ltd., Japan  Mentoring Business Incubation  2009 - 2012
Web Friendly processing service (WPS) framework
[Others]  GeoLabs SARL LLC.  2010 - 2010