Publications

ISI Journal Articles

Koeva, M., Stöcker, C., Crommelinck, S., Ho, S., Chipofya, M., Sahib, J., Bennett, R., Zevenbergen, J., Vosselman, G., Lemmen, C., Crompvoets, J., Buntinx, I., Wayumba, G., Wayumba, R., Ochieng Odwe, P., Ted Osewe, G., Chika, B., Pattyn, V. Innovative remote sensing methodologies for Kenyan land tenure mapping. Remote Sens. 2020, 12(2), 273; https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12020273

Crommelinck, S., Koeva, M., Yang, M., Vosselman, G. Application of Deep Learning for Delineation of Visible Cadastral Boundaries from Remote Sensing Imagery (2019). Remote Sens. 201911(21), 2505; https://doi.org/10.3390/rs11212505

Stöcker, C., Ho, S., Nkerabigwi, P., Schmidt, C. , Koeva, M. N., Bennett, R. M. , & Zevenbergen, J. A. (2019). Unmanned Aerial System Imagery, Land Data and User Needs: A Socio-Technical Assessment in RwandaRemote sensing11(9), 1-20. [1035].https://doi.org/10.3390/rs11091035

Stöcker, C.; Bennett, R.; Nex, F.; Gerke, M.; Zevenbergen, J.: Review of the current state of UAV regulations. In: Remote Sensing. 2017, 9, 459; http://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/9/5/459

Jan, S., Schwering, A., Schultz, C., & Chipofya, M. C. (2017). Cognitively plausible representations for the alignment of sketch and geo-referenced mapsJournal of Spatial Information Science2017(14), 31-59.

Crommelinck, S., Bennett, R.M., Gerke, M., Yang, M.Y. and Vosselman, G. (2017) Contour detection for UAV-based cadastral mapping. In: Remote Sensing : open access, 9 (2017) article no. 171, 13 p. Full text

Crommelinck, S., Bennett, R.M., Gerke, M., Nex, F.C., Yang, M.Y. and Vosselman, G. (2016) Review of automatic feature extraction from high-resolution optical sensor data for UAV-based cadastral mapping. In: Remote Sensing : open access, 8 (2016) article no. 689, 28 p.Full text

Other Journal Articles

Buntinx, I., Crompvoets, J., Casiano Flores, C.  and Kefale, B., 2019. Governance for the use of innovative geospatial tools in East Africa, Land Policy and Governance Journal

Crommelinck, S., Koeva, M. Towards Cadastral Intelligence? (2019) In :GIM International.

Crommelinck, S., Höfle, B., Koeva, M., Yang, M., Vosselman, G. Interactive cadastral boundary delineation from UAV data (2018). In: ISPRS Annals of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences.

M. Koeva, S. Crommelinck, C. Stocker, J. Crompvoets, S. Ho, I. Buntinx, A. Schwering, M. Chipofya, S. Jan, T. Zein, C. Timm, K. Kundert, P. Nkerabigwi, B. Alemie, R. Wayumba. Its4land – Developing innovative geospatial tools for fit-for-purpose land rights mapping. Coordinates, November 2018.

Ho, S., Pattyn, V., Broucker, B., Crompvoets, J. Needs Assessment in Land Administration: The Potential of the Nominal Group Technique. MDPI. July 2018.

Ho, S., Crompvoets, J. and Buntinx, I. (2018). Developing fit-for-purpose technologies for land tenure security in East Africa: grasping the social challenges of innovation. Land Journal, RICS. April-May 2018.

Wayumba, R. , Mwangi, P., Chege, P. (2017) Application of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Improving Land Registration in Kenya. In: International Journal of Research in Engineering and Science (IJRES), ISSN (Online): 2320-9364, ISSN (Print): 2320-9356, Volume 5 Issue 5 ǁ May. 2017 ǁ PP. 05-11, http://www.ijres.org/papers/Volume%205/Vol5-Iss5/Version-2/B5520511.pdf

Conference Papers

M. Koeva, S. Crommelinck, C. Stocker, J. Crompvoets, S. Ho, C. Casiano, A. Schwering, M. Chipofya, S. Jan, T. Zein, C. Timm, K. Kundert, P. Nkerabigwi, B. Alemie, R. Wayumba. “Its4land – Innovative Geospatial Tools for Fit-for-Purpose Land Rights Mapping”. In proceedings of the ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019, 10-14 June 2019, Enschede, Netherlands.

M. Koeva, S. Crommelinck, C. Stocker, J. Crompvoets, S. Ho, C. Casiano, A. Schwering, M. Chipofya, S. Jan, T. Zein, C. Timm, K. Kundert, P. Nkerabigwi, B. Alemie, R. Wayumba. “Its4land – Innovative Geospatial Tools for Fit-for-Purpose Land Rights Mapping”. In proceedings of the 4th Annual Land Conference, Institute of Land Admininstration, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia.

Stöcker, C., Nex, F., Koeva, M., & Gerke, M. (2019). UAV-BASED CADASTRAL MAPPING: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF FLIGHT PARAMETERS AND GROUND TRUTH MEASUREMENTS ON THE ABSOLUTE ACCURACY OF DERIVED ORTHOIMAGESInternational Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing & Spatial Information Sciences.

Buntinx, I., Casiano, C., & Crompvoets, J. (2019). Governance frameworks for the sustainable implementation of UAVs in Rwanda. In Worldbank Conference (pp. 1-32). Worldbank.

Stöcker, C., Koeva, M., Bennett, R., & Zevenbergen, J (2019). Evaluation of UAV-based technology to capture land rights in Kenya: Displaying stakeholder perspectives through interactive gaming. In Proceedings of the 20th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty.

Ho, S., Zein, T., Nkerabigwi, P., Pattyn, V., & Crompvoets, J. (2019). Scaling Emerging Geospatial Technologies for Land Administration: Understanding Institutional Innovation Dynamics through a Technological Innovation System Perspective. In 2019 World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, Date: 2019/03/25-2019/03/29, Location: Washington DC.

Stöcker, C., Koeva, M. N., & Zevenbergen, J. A. (2019, July). UAV Technology: Opportunities to support the updating process of the Rwandan cadastre. In 10th East Africa Land Administration Network (EALAN) Conference 2019.

Fairlie, K., Pichel, F., Ho, S. What do communities want from land reform? A socio-technical exploration of community-led land rights documentation projects (2018). In: Proceedings of 19th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, 19–23 March, Washington, DC, USA.

Stöcker, C., Nex, F. C., Koeva, M. N., & Zevenbergen, J. A. (2018, November). Data quality assessment of UAV-based products for land tenure recording in East Africa. In NCG symposium 2018.

Ho, S., Chipofya, M., Stöcker, C., Crommelink, S., Timm, C. Smart Sustainable Futures in Land Administration: A Role for Emerging Technologies (2018), Proceedings of the International Symposium on A Smart Sustainable Future for All – Enhancing Resilience in a Changing Landscape.

Karamesouti, M., Schultz, C., Chipofya, M., Jan, S., Galeano, C. E. M., Schwering, A., & Timm, C. (2018). THE MAASAI OF SOUTHERN KENYA DOMAIN MODEL OF LAND USEISPRS Annals of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing & Spatial Information Sciences4(4).

A. Schwering , S. Jan, J. Krukar, M. Chipofya. “Evaluating Sketch Maps Qualitatively: A new Software-Supported Method”. Abstract / Poster at the International Conference on Spatial Cognition, September 2019, Freiburg, Germany.

C. Stöcker, S. Ho, M. Koeva, P. Nkerabigwi, C. Schmidt, J. Zevenbergen, R. Bennett. “Towards UAV-based Land Tenure Data Acquisition in Rwanda: Needs Assessment and Technology Response”. XXVI FIG Congress 2018, 6-11 May 2018, Instanbul, Turkey.

M. Koeva, S. Crommelinck, C. Stocker, J. Crompvoets, S. Ho, I. Buntinx, A. Schwering, M. Chipofya, S. Jan, T. Zein, C. Timm, K. Kundert, P. Nkerabigwi, B. Alemie, R. Wayumba. “Its4land – Challenges and Opportunities in Developing Innovative Geospatial Tools for Fit-For-Purpose Land Rights Mapping”. XXVI FIG Congress 2018, 6-11 May 2018, Instanbul, Turkey.

Zein, T. Harmonizing laws and regulations with new technologies and innovations in land administration (2018). Publication in conference proceedings.

Odwe, P., Mwasumbi, A., Wayumba, R. Application of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Strengthening Land Rights for the Youths in Kenya. Conference on Land Policy in Africa, 14-17 November 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Stöcker, C., Nex, F. C., Koeva, M. N., Bennett, R. M., & Zevenbergen, J. A. (2017). Towards UAV-based Land Tenure Data Acquisition. In Annual Symposium of the Netherlands Centre for Geodesy and Geo-Informatics (NCG) 2017.

Koeva, M., Bennett, R., Gerke, M., Crommelinck, S., Stöcker, S., Crompvoets, J., Ho, S., Schwering, A., Chipofya, M., Zein, T., Biraro, M., Alemie, B., Wayumba, R., Kundert, K. Towards Innovative Geospatial Tools For Fit-For-Purpose Land Rights Mapping. Proceedings of NCG Symposium 2017 Delft, 2 November 2017.

S. Crommelinck, R. Bennett, M. Gerke, M. N. Koeva, M. Y. Yang, G. Vosselman. SLIC superpixels for object delineation from UAV data. International Conference on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Geomatics, 4–7 September 2017, Bonn, Germany.

C. Stöcker, F. Nex, M. Koeva, M. Gerke. Quality assessment of combined IMU/GNSS data for direct georeferencing in the context of UAV-based mapping. The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume XLII-2/W6, 2017
International Conference on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Geomatics, 4–7 September 2017, Bonn, Germany.

M. Koeva, R. Bennett, M. Gerke, S. Crommelinck, C. Stöcker, J. Crompvoets, S. Ho, A. Schwering, M. Chipofya, C. Schultz, T. Zein, M. Biraro, B. Alemie, R. Wayumba, K. Kundert. Towards innovative geospatial tools for fit-for-purpose land rights mapping. Proceedings of the ISPRS Geospatial week 2017, Wuhan, China, 18-22 September 2017.

Bennet, R., Gerke, M., Koeva, M., Crompvoets, J., Ho, S., Schwering, A., Chipofya, M., Schultz, C., Zein, T., Biraro, M., Alemie, B., Wayumba, R., Kundert, K., Crommelinck, S. Stöcker, C. Building third generation land tools: its4land, smart sketchmaps, UAVs, automatic feature extraction, and the geocloud. Proceedings of LANDac Annual International Conference 2017, Utrecht, Netherlands, 29-30 June 2017.

Buntinx, I., Crompvoets, J., Ho, S., & Broucker, B. (2017). Implementing Innovative Land Tenure Tools In East-Africa: SWOT-Analysis Of Land Governance. In FIG Working week 2017, Location: Helsinki, Finland.

Bennett, R., Gerke, M., Crompvoets, J., Ho, S., Schwering, A., Chipofya, M., Schultz, C., Zein, T., Biraro, M., Alemie, B., Wayumba, R., Kundert, K., Crommelinck, S., Stöcker, C. Responsible Land Governance—Towards an Evidence-Based Approach. Proceedings of Land and Poverty Conference 2017: Washington DC, USA.

Bennett, R., Zevenbergen, J., Zein, T., Koeva, M., Ho, S., Crompvoets, J., (2017), Its4land – 7 Innovations, 7 lessons, 70 minutes. Proceedings of Land and Poverty Conference 2017 Washington DC, USA.

Chipofya, M., Jan, S., Schultz, C., & Schwering, A. (2017). Towards Smart Sketch Maps for Community-driven Land Tenure Recording Activities. In 20th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science.

Bennett, R., Gerke, M., Crompvoets, J., Ho, S., Schwering, A., Chipofya, M., … & Wayumba, R. (2017, March). Building Third Generation Land Tools: Its4land, Smart Sketchmaps, UAVs, Automatic Feature Extraction, and the GeoCloud. In Proceedings of the Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, Washington, DC, USA (pp. 20-24).

Zein, T., (2017) Mass Registration of Land Parcels Using Fit-for-Purpose Land Administration: Procedures and Methods. In: Proceedings of the Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, March 20-24, Washington D.C., United States.

Buntinx, I., Ho, S., Crompvoets, J., Broucker, B., & Pattyn, V. (2016, November). Geospatial technology innovations for land tenure security in East Africa-getting needs. In GSDI 15 World Conference Proceedings (p. 103).

Crompvoets, J., Zein, T., (2016), Geospatial technology innovations for land tenure security in East Africa, Proceedings of the 4th High Level Form on UN-GGIM, April, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Ghawana, T., Bennett, R., Oliveira, J., Zevenbergen, J. A., Paixão, S., & Carneiro, A. F. (2016). Applying the knowledge innovation value chain model to land administration researchProceedings of FIG working week 2016: recovery from disaster, 2-6. (Presentation component included coverage of its4land and project developments supported by H2020)

Zein, T. (2016). Fit-For-Purpose Land Administration: An implementation model for cadastre and land administration systems. In Proceedings of the Land and Poverty Conference.

Bennett, R.M. (2016), Lunching with smart Cadastrobots : powerpoint. Publication in Conference proceedings/Workshop. Presented at: 4th FIG young surveyors European meeting, 7-9 June 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Bennett, R.M., Asiama, K.O. and Zevenbergen, J.A. (2015) The intelligent cadastre : powerpoint. Presented at: Joint workshop FIG commission 3 & commission 7 : crowdsourcing of land information, 16-20 November 2015, St Julians, Malta. 31 slides.

Bennett, R., Asiama, K., Zevenbergen, J., & Juliens, S. (2015, November). The Intelligent Cadastre. In Proceedings of the FIG Commission (Vol. 7, No. 3).

Conference Posters

A. Schwering , S. Jan, J. Krukar, M. Chipofya. Evaluating Sketch Maps Qualitatively: A new Software-Supported Method. September 2019, Freiburg, Germany.

Chipofya, M., Karamesouti, M., Jan, S., Schwering, A., Murcia, C., Schultz, C. P. L., … & Chika, B. (2018). Modelling Local Knowledge for Inclusive and Responsive Land Information Systems: The Southern Kenyan Maasai Ontology. In World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty 2018.

S. Crommelinck, poster presentation: ‘Towards automated boundary delineation for UAV-based cadastral mapping’, at Fachaustausch Geoinformatik, 23 November, 2017, Heidelberg, Germany.

S. Crommelinck, poster presentation: ‘Towards automated boundary delineation for UAV-based cadastral mapping’, at LANDac conference, 29-30 June, 2017, Utrecht, Netherlands.

Bennett, R.M. (2015) Exploring land tool frontiers : poster. Presented at: LANDac international conference : land governance for equitable and sustainable development, 8-10 july 2015, Utrecht, The Netherlands. 1 p.

Theses

Buntinx, I., (2020*), Govern and Grow, PhD Thesis, KU Leuven, Belgium. (Actual title and submission date TBC)

Crommelinck, S., (2019), Automatic image-based cadastral boundary mapping, PhD Thesis, University of Twente, Netherlands.

Stocker, C., (2020*), Fly and Create – UAVs for Land Administration, PhD Thesis, University of Twente, Netherlands  (Actual title and submission date TBC)

Professional Works and Policy Briefs

Rubinov, E., Biraro, M., Fuller, S. and Bennett, R.M. (2015) From barefoot to ‘air-foot’ surveyors : building UAS capacity for the land administration sector. In: GIM International, 29 (2015)6 pp. 21-23. Full text

Presentations

Zein, T.: “its4land” – innovative geospatial tools for fit-for-purpose land rights mapping”. Bahir Dar University 4th Land Conference, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, 25 May 2019.

Koeva, M., Stöcker, C., Crommelinck, S., Zevenbergen, J., Vosselman, G.. Innovative remote sensing applications to support land tenure mapping in Kenya, NCG 2019.

Stöcker, E. C. , Koeva, M. N. , & Zevenbergen, J. A. UAV Technology: Opportunities and Limitations to support Land Administration. LANDac International Conference 2018, Utrecht, Netherlands.

Stöcker, C.: “Towards UAV-based Land Tenure Data Acquisition in Rwanda: Needs Assessment and Technology Response”. XXVI FIG Congress 2018, Instanbul, Turkey, 6-11 May 2018.

Koeva, M.: “Its4land – Challenges and Opportunities in Developing Innovative Geospatial Tools for Fit-For-Purpose Land Rights Mapping“. XXVI FIG Congress 2018, Instanbul, Turkey, 6-11 May 2018.

C. Stöcker: Quality assessment of combined IMU/GNSS data for direct georeferencing in the context of UAV-based mapping. International Conference on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Geomatics, 4–7 September 2017, Bonn, Germany.

Armsing, C., (2017), 7.1 Linking new survey data acquisition methods and maintenance, Assessing technological possibility against societal need: smart sketchmaps for Fit For Purpose Land Administration, Proceedings of 7th International LADM Workshop, March 17th, TU Delft, Delft, Netherlands.

Other publications

Animated video: “its4land land administration toolbox”,  2019.

Flyer: “its4land Land Administration Toolbox – Innovative Geospatial Tools for Fit-for-Purpose Land Rights Recording“, 2019

Final project video, 2020

Note: Seed and related its4land publications are also included in this list for reader interest. The authoritative list of publications if maintained by the European Commission