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Lay, Jinn-Guey

 

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Lay, Jinn-Guey

Professor

 

Office : Room 504, Department of Geography

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Phone : 886-2-33665835

 

Professor Jinn-Guey Lay is the director of Geographic Information Research Center of the Department of Geography. He also serves as the Population Research Team leader of the Population and Gender Research Center of NTU. He is responsible for research and developing textbooks for high school students. His three main research areas and interests are geographic information, geographic education, and land use/cover change (LUCC).

Research interests: information technology and geographic education, old maps and historical GIS , spatial exploratory analysis

 

Ph. D. in Geography, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1993

M. A.in Geography, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1987

B. S. in Geography, National Taiwan University, 1981

 

In the past, his major researches have included the following:

1. Settlements development and change study: Compiling Taiwan’s various topological maps from the past hundred years, digitizing and integrating the maps; using these data to further analyze spatial pattern of settlements.

2. Map generalization and quality study: Studying the quality of spatial and attribute data of Taiwan’s topological maps.

3. Analysis and modeling of geographic information: Applying the methods of spatial analysis and modeling on social economic issues, such as: election, disease and population issues.

4. Maps and spatial cognition: Using GIS techniques to analyze the information and quality of old maps, thereby analyzing cartographers’ understanding and perspective of Taiwan’s early environment.

5. Geographic education: Devoting to geographic education research in recent years, especially emphasizing high school students’ map and geographic skills.

 

Cartography and Laboratory

Computer Cartography

Seminar of Geographic Education Seminar of Geographic Information Systems

Digital Terrain Modeling

Geographic Information Analysis and Modeling

Environment Resource Geographic Information Systems

 

2012 Excellent Publication Research Award(Project management fees), NTU, Taiwan

2011 Excellent Publication Research Award(Project management fees), NTU, Taiwan

2011 "Category A" Publication Research Award, NTU, Taiwan

2010 Excellent Publication Research Award(Project management fees), NTU, Taiwan

2006 Outstanding Teaching Award (University), NTU, Taiwan

2006 Excellent Publication Research Award, NTU, Taiwan

2004 內政部地政獎章