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Texas A&M University
707 O&M
MS 3147,
College Station, Texas 77843

Dr. Daniel W. Goldberg

Ph.D. Computer Science University of Southern California

M.Sc. Computer Science, University of Southern California

B.Sc. Computer Science, Rutgers University

Research Interests

 GIS, geocoding, geocomputation, CyberGIS, spatial databases, spatial uncertainty, spatio-temporal GIS, environmental exposure assessment, HealthGIS

Recent Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Ghosh JKC, Wilhelm M, Su J, Goldberg DW, Cockburn MG, Jerrett M, Ritz B. Assessing the influence of traffic-related air pollution on term LBW based on land use regression models and air toxics measures. American Journal of Epidemiology (2012).
  • Goldberg DW, Cockburn MG. The Effect of Administrative Boundaries and Geocoding Error on Cancer Rates in California. Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Epidemiology 3(1): 39-54 (2012).
  • Henry KA, Boscoe FP, Johnson CJ, Goldberg DW, Sherman R, Cockburn MG. Breast Cancer Stage at Diagnosis: Is Travel Time Important? Journal of Community Health 36(6): 933-942 (2011).
  • Goldberg DW. Improving Geocoding Match Rates with Spatially-Varying Block Metrics. Transactions in GIS 15(6): 827–848 (2011).
  • Boscoe FP, Johnson CJ, Henry KA, Goldberg DW, Shahabi K, Elkin EB, Ballas LK, Cockburn MG. Geographic Proximity to Treatment for Early Stage Breast Cancer and Likelihood of Mastectomy. The Breast 20(4): 324-328 (2011).
  • Cockburn MG, Mills P, Zhang X, Goldberg DW, Ritz B. Prostate cancer and ambient pesticide exposure in agriculturally intensive areas in California. American Journal of Epidemiology 173(11):1280-1288 (2011).
  • Goldberg DW, Cockburn MG. Improving Geocode Accuracy with Candidate Selection Criteria. Transaction in GIS 14(S1): 129-146 (2010).
  • Goldberg DW, Wilson JP, Knoblock CA. Extracting geographic Features from the internet to automatically build detailed regional gazetteers. International Journal of Geographic Information Science 23(1): 93-128 (2009).
  • Goldberg DW, Wilson JP, Knoblock CA, Ritz B, Cockburn MG. An effective and efficient approach for manually improving geocoded data. International Journal of Health Geographics 7(60) (2008).
  • Goldberg DW, Wilson JP, Knoblock CA. From Text to Geographic Coordinates: The Current State of Geocoding. URISA Journal 19(1): 33-46 (2007).

Books

  • Goldberg DW. A Geocoding Best Practices Guide. Springfield, IL, North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (2008).

Book Chapters

  • Goldberg DW. Geocoding for Location-Based Services. In Karimi, H (ed.), Advances in Location-Based Computing and Services. Second Edition. New York, NY. Taylor & Francis. In preparation. For release in 2012.
  • Goldberg DW. Spatial Overlays for Exposure Estimation. In Boscoe, FP (ed.), Geographic Health Data: Fundamental Techniques for Analysis. Wallingford, United Kingdom, CABI International Press. In preparation. For release in 2012.
  • Goldberg DW. Geocoding In Health Science Research. In Boscoe, FP (ed.), Geographic Health Data: Fundamental Techniques for Analysis. Wallingford, UK, CABI International Press. In preparation. For release in 2012.
  • Goldberg DW. Privacy and Security of Geospatial Information. In Warf B, Jankowski P, Solomon BD, Welford M (eds.), Encyclopedia of Geography. Thousand Oaks, CA, Sage Publications (2010).
  • Goldberg DW, Wilson JP, Knoblock CA. Exploring the Use of Gazetteers and Geocoders for the Analysis and Interpretation of a Dynamically Changing World. In Hornsby KS, Yuan M (eds.), Understanding Dynamics of Geographic Domains. Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press: 51-76 (2008).

Professional Society Memberships

 American Association for Artificial Intelligence
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Association of American Geographers
Association for Computing Machinery
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers
North American Association of Central Cancer Registries
University Consortium for Geographic Information Science
Urban and Regional Information Systems Association

 
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