Recent Publications of Interest


Bédard, Y., J. Han, 2009, Fundamentals of Spatial Data Warehousing for Geographic Knowledge Discovery, In: Geographic Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, 2nd Edition, Chap. 3, Taylor & Francis.

Bernier, E., P. Gosselin, T. Badard, Y. Bédard, 2009, Easier Surveillance Of Climate-Related Health Vulnerabilities Through A Web-Based Spatial OLAP Application, International Journal of Health Geographics, Vol 8, No. 18.

Salehi, M., (Université Laval, Canada), 2009. Améliorer la définition des contraintes d'intégrité pour les cubes de données géospatiales. Ph.D. Dissertation, Geomatics Sciences Department, Université Laval.

Mc Hugh, R., S. Roche, Y. Bédard, 2009, Towards a SOLAP-Based Public Participation GIS, Journal of Environmental Management, Vol 90. No. 6, pp. 2041-2054.


Bimonte, S., Tchounikine, A., Miquel, M., Laurini, R., 2008, Introduction de l'analyse spatiale et de l'information géographique dans l'analyse multidimensionnelle, Revue des Nouvelles Technologies de l'Information (RNTI), Editions Cépaduès.

Malinowski, E., Zimanyi, E., 2008, Advanced Data Warehouse Design: From Conventional to Spatial and Temporal Applications, 436 pp.

Proulx, M.-J., Y. Bédard, 2008, Couplage entre outils BI et composantes cartographiques pour le déploiement de technologie géodécisionnelle Spatial OLAP, Baliz-Media, 24 avril 2008.

Proulx, M.-J., Y. Bédard, 2008, Fundamental Characteristics of Spatial OLAP Technologies as Selection Criteria, Location Intelligence 2008, April 29th , Santa Clara, CA, USA.


Bédard, Y., S. Rivest, & M.-J. Proulx, (Université Laval, Canada), 2007, Spatial On-Line Analytical Processing (SOLAP): Concepts, Architectures and Solutions from a Geomatics Engineering Perspective, In: Robert Wrembel & Christian Koncilia (Eds.), Data Warehouses and OLAP: Concepts, Architectures and Solutions, Chap. 13, IRM Press (Idea Group), London, UK, pp. 298-319.

Bimonte, S., Tchounikine, A., Di Martino, S., Ferrucci, F., 2007, Supporting Geographical Measures through a New Visualization Metaphor in Spatial OLAP, In: Cardoso, J., Cordeiro, J., Filipe, J. (Eds.) ICEIS 2007 - Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems Volume HCI June 12-16, 2007, Funchal, Portugal. pp. 19-26.

Malinowski, E., Zimanyi, E., 2007, Logical Representation of a Conceptual Model for Spatial Data Warehouses, Geoinformatica, Vol. 11, No. 4., pp. 431-457.

Meeham, A., 2007, Performance Management with spatial analysis (part 1), Directions Magazine, April 4th, 2007.

Meehan, A., 2007, Performance Management with spatial analysis (part 2), Directions Magazine, April 12th, 2007.

Scotch M., Parmato, B., Monaco, V., 2007. Usability Evaluation of the Spatial OLAP Visualization and Analysis Tool (SOVAT), Journal of Usability Studies, Vol. 2., No. 2., February 2007, pp. 76-95.

Trammel, S., Hazelton, B., 2007. Business Intelligence: Visualizing your database, ESRI, 27th Annual International User Conference, June 2007.


Bédard, Y., M.-J. Proulx, S. Rivest, T. Badard, 2006, Merging Hypermedia GIS with Spatial On-Line Analytical Processing: Towards Hypermedia SOLAP, In: E. Stefanakis, M.P. Peterson, C. Armenakis, V. Delis (Ed(s)), Geographic Hypermedia: Concepts and Systems, pp. 167-185.

Bimonte, S., Wehrle, P., Tchounikine, A., Miquel, M., 2006, GeWOlap: A Web-Based Spatial OLAP Proposal, On the move to meaningful internet systems 2006, Montpellier, France.

Kramer, G., 2006, The Practical Union of OLAP Analysis and Geographic Mapping, ArcUser Online, January-March 2006.


Bédard, Y., 2005, Integrating GIS and OLAP: a New Way to Unlock Geospatial Data for Decision-making. Location Intelligence Conference 2005: Location Technology and Business Intelligence, Philadephia, May 2-4th, 2005.

Chen, S.Y., Liu, X., 2005, Data mining from 1994 to 2004: an application-orientated review, International Journal of Business Intelligence and Data Mining, Volume 1, Number 1, July 5th, 2005, pp. 4-21.

Rivest, S., Y. Bédard, M.-J. Proulx, M. Nadeau, F. Hubert & J. Pastor, 2005, SOLAP: Merging Business Intelligence with Geospatial Technology for Interactive Spatio-Temporal Exploration and Analysis of Data, Journal of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS), Advances in spatio-temporal analysis and representation, Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 17-33.


Pastor, J., 2004. Conception d'une légende interactive et forable pour le SOLAP. M.Sc. Thesis, Geomatics Sciences Department, Université Laval.


Bédard, Y., P. Gosselin, S. Rivest, M.-J. Proulx, M. Nadeau, G. Lebel & M.-F. Gagnon, 2003, Integrating GIS Components with Knowledge Discovery Technology for Environmental Health Decision Support, International Journal of Medical Informatics, Vol. 70, No. 1, pp. 79-94.

2002 and before

Body, M., M. Miquel, Y. Bédard & A. Tchounikine, 2002, A Multidimensional and Multiversion Structure for OLAP Applications, ACM Fifth International Workshop on Data Warehousing and OLAP, Proceedings, pp. 1-6.

Rivest, S., Bédard, Y., Marchand, P., 2001, Toward better support for spatial decision-making: defining the characteristics of Spatial On-Line Analytical Processing (SOLAP). Geomatica, the Journal of the Canadian Institute of Geomatics, Vol. 55, No. 4, pp. 539–555.


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