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    SSIF: Learning Continuous Image Representation for Spatial-Spectral Super-Resolution
    Gengchen Mai, Ni Lao, Weiwei Sun, Yuchi Ma, Jiaming Song, Chenlin Meng, Hongxu Ma, Jinmeng Rao, Ziyuan Li, and Stefano Ermon
    arXiv preprint arXiv:2310.00413, 2023
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    Building Privacy-Preserving and Secure Geospatial Artificial Intelligence Foundation Models
    Jinmeng Rao, Song Gao, Gengchen Mai, and Krzysztof Janowicz
    In Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, 2023
    Highlight: Top Conference in Geographic Information Systems; Acceptance rate 37.2%
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    CATS: Conditional Adversarial Trajectory Synthesis for Privacy-Preserving Trajectory Data Publication Using Deep Learning Approaches
    Jinmeng Rao, Song Gao, and Sijia Zhu
    International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 2023
    Highlight: Top Journal in Geographic Information Science; SCI Q1 in CS, IS and Geography; Acceptance rate 12%
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    Google Research Conference
    Evaluation and Mitigation of Agnosia in Multimodal Large Language Models
    Jinmeng Rao*, Jiaying Lu*, Kezhen Chen, Xiaoyuan Guo, Yawen Zhang, Baochen Sun, Carl Yang, and Jie Yang
    arXiv preprint arXiv:2309.04041, 2023
    Highlight: Trustworthy Multimodal Foundation Models; Multimodal Instruction Tuning; The poster version to be presented at Google Research Conference 2023
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    An Interactive Knowledge and Learning Environment in Smart Foodsheds
    Yamei Tu, Xiaoqi Wang, Rui Qiu, Han-Wei Shen, Michelle Miller, Jinmeng Rao, Song Gao, Patrick R Huber, Allan D Hollander, Matthew Lange, and  others
    IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 2023
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    LOWA: Localize Objects in the Wild with Attributes
    Xiaoyuan Guo, Kezhen Chen, Jinmeng Rao, Yawen Zhang, Baochen Sun, and Jie Yang
    arXiv preprint arXiv:2305.20047, 2023
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    Here is Not There: Measuring Entailment-based Trajectory Similarity for Location-Privacy Protection and Beyond
    Zilong Liu, Krzysztof Janowicz, Kitty Currier, Meilin Shi, Jinmeng Rao, Song Gao, Ling Cai, and Anita Graser
    In International Symposium on Platial Information Science, 2023
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    NeurIPS SoLaR
    Tackling Vision Language Tasks Through Learning Inner Monologues
    Diji Yang, Kezhen Chen, Jinmeng Rao, Xiaoyuan Guo, Yawen Zhang, Jie Yang, and Yi Zhang
    arXiv preprint arXiv:2308.09970, 2023
    Highlight: Multi-Agent Collaboration. To be presented at NeurIPS SoLaR workshop. The poster version was presented at BayLearn 2023
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    Choosing GIS graduate programs from afar: Chinese students’ perspectives
    Yikang Wang, Yuhao Kang, Haokun Liu, Ce Hou, Bing Zhou, Shan Ye, Yuyan Liu, Jinmeng Rao, Zhenghao Pei, Xiang Ye, and  others
    Transactions in GIS, 2023


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    Measuring network resilience via geospatial knowledge graph: a case study of the us multi-commodity flow network
    Jinmeng Rao, Song Gao, Michelle Miller, and Alfonso Morales
    In Proceedings of the 1st ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Geospatial Knowledge Graphs, 2022
    Highlight: Food System; Network Resilience; Geospatial Knowledge Graphs
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    STICC: a multivariate spatial clustering method for repeated geographic pattern discovery with consideration of spatial contiguity
    Yuhao Kang, Kunlin Wu, Song Gao, Ignavier Ng, Jinmeng Rao, Shan Ye, Fan Zhang, and Teng Fei
    International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 2022


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    Spatiotemporal contrastive representation learning for building damage classification
    Bo Peng, Qunying Huang, and Jinmeng Rao
    In 2021 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium IGARSS, 2021
    Highlight: Spatiotemporal Contrastive Representation Learning; Acceptance rate 34.2%
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    VTSV: A privacy-preserving vehicle trajectory simulation and visualization platform using deep reinforcement learning
    Jinmeng Rao, Song Gao, and Xiaojin Zhu
    In Proceedings of the 4th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on AI for Geographic Knowledge Discovery, 2021
    Highlight: Deep Reinforcement Learning; Personalized Driving Simulation [ Video Demo ]
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    A privacy-preserving framework for location recommendation using decentralized collaborative machine learning
    Jinmeng Rao, Song Gao, Mingxiao Li, and Qunying Huang
    Transactions in GIS, 2021
    Highlight: Flagship Journal in Geographic Information Systems; Recognized as the first work on Federated Learning + Spatial Data Sciences (Graser, A. et al 2022)
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    Automatic urban road network extraction from massive GPS trajectories of taxis
    Song Gao, Mingxiao Li, Jinmeng Rao, Gengchen Mai, Timothy Prestby, Joseph Marks, and Yingjie Hu
    In Handbook of Big Geospatial Data, 2021
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    Understanding house price appreciation using multi-source big geo-data and machine learning
    Yuhao Kang, Fan Zhang, Wenzhe Peng, Song Gao, Jinmeng Rao, Fabio Duarte, and Carlo Ratti
    Land Use Policy, 2021
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    Intracounty modeling of COVID-19 infection with human mobility: Assessing spatial heterogeneity with business traffic, age, and race
    Xiao Hou, Song Gao, Qin Li, Yuhao Kang, Nan Chen, Kaiping Chen, Jinmeng Rao, Jordan S Ellenberg, and Jonathan A Patz
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2021
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    Urban multiple route planning model using dynamic programming in reinforcement learning
    Ningyezi Peng, Yuliang Xi, Jinmeng Rao, Xiangyuan Ma, and Fu Ren
    IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2021
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    A multi-perspective narrative-based geovisualization dashboard for the 2020 US presidential election
    Jinmeng Rao, Kexin Chen, Ellie Fan Yang, Jacob Kruse, Kyler Hudson, and Song Gao
    Journal of Geovisualization and Spatial Analysis, 2021


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    LSTM-TrajGAN: A deep learning approach to trajectory privacy protection
    Jinmeng Rao, Song Gao, Yuhao Kang, and Qunying Huang
    In 11th International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience 2021) - Part I, 2020
    Highlight: Top Conference in Geographic Information Sciences; Acceptance rate 34%
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    Mapping county-level mobility pattern changes in the United States in response to COVID-19
    Song Gao, Jinmeng Rao, Yuhao Kang, Yunlei Liang, and Jake Kruse
    SIGSpatial Special, 2020
    Highlight: The first work on social distancing mapping during COVID-19; Media Coverage NBC, FOX, ABC
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    Towards cartographic knowledge encoding with deep learning: A case study of building generalization
    Y Kang, J Rao, W Wang, B Peng, S Gao, and F Zhang
    In Proceedings of the AutoCarto, 2020
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    Landmarks as Beacons: Pedestrian Navigation Based on Landmark Detection and Mobile Augmented Reality
    J Rao, S Gao, Y Kang, and Q Du
    In Proceedings of the AutoCarto, 2020
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    Multiscale dynamic human mobility flow dataset in the US during the COVID-19 epidemic
    Yuhao Kang, Song Gao, Yunlei Liang, Mingxiao Li, Jinmeng Rao, and Jake Kruse
    Scientific data, 2020
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    Association of mobile phone location data indications of travel and stay-at-home mandates with covid-19 infection rates in the us
    Song Gao, Jinmeng Rao, Yuhao Kang, Yunlei Liang, Jake Kruse, Dorte Dopfer, Ajay K Sethi, Juan Francisco Mandujano Reyes, Brian S Yandell, and Jonathan A Patz
    JAMA network open, 2020
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    Assessing multiscale visual appearance characteristics of neighbourhoods using geographically weighted principal component analysis in Shenzhen, China
    Chao Wu, Ningyezi Peng, Xiangyuan Ma, Sheng Li, and Jinmeng Rao*
    Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 2020
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    Multi-source Geographic Data Efficient Quality Inspection System Based on Python
    Tian Du, Dalu Xu, Xiaojuan Zhu, Jinmeng Rao, and Qingyun Du


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    Analyzing the Gap Between Ride-hailing Location and Pick-up Location with Geographical Contexts
    Yunlei Liang, Song Gao, Mingxiao Li, Yuhao Kang, and Jinmeng Rao
    In Proceedings of the 1st ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Ride-hailing Algorithms, Applications, and Systems, 2019
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    Exploring the effectiveness of geomasking techniques for protecting the geoprivacy of Twitter users
    Song Gao, Jinmeng Rao, Xinyi Liu, Yuhao Kang, Qunying Huang, and Joseph App
    Journal of Spatial Information Science, 2019


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    Geographic Object Detection for Outdoor Augmented Reality
    Yanjun Qiao, Jinmeng Rao, Junxing Wang, Qingyun Du, and Fu Ren
    Geomatics World, 2017
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    A mobile outdoor augmented reality method combining deep learning object detection and spatial relationships for geovisualization
    Jinmeng Rao, Yanjun Qiao, Fu Ren, Junxing Wang, and Qingyun Du
    Sensors, 2017