Publications

(from 2010)

2019 

Casellas, A. and Omer, I. (2019). Modelling the city in dialogue with new social media and modes of travel behaviour, In: Plaut, P. O., & Shach-Pinsly, D. (2019). Digital Social Networks and Travel Behaviour in Urban Environments, Routledge; London, pp. 170-185. 

Kaplan, N., Burg, D. and Omer, I. (2019). The spatial organization of accessibility and functional hierarchy: The case of IsraelComputers, Environment and Urban Systems, DOI 10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2019.101429. 

Kaplan, N., Burg, D. and Omer, I. (2019)The spatial organization of accessibility and functional hierarchy at the local, regional and national scales - the case of Israel. Proceedings of the 11th Space Syntax Symposium, Beijing, China.

Kaplan, N., Omer, I. and Burg, D. (2019). How is multiscale accessibility related to population, functional and socio-economiccharacteristics of settlements: the case of Israel. In: Kyriakidis, P., Hadjimitsis, D., Skarlatos, D. & Mansourian, A. (Eds.), 2019. Accepted Short Papers and Posters from the 22nd AGILE Conference on Geo-information Science. Cyprus University of Technology 17-20 June 2019, Limassol, Cyprus. ISBN 978-90-816960-9-8, Publisher: Stichting AGILE.

Sagi, S., Omer, I. and Carbon, C.C. (2019). Political and ethnic-national spatial entities, tolerance and geographical judgment. Poster session presented at the 14th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT 2019), Regensburg, Germany.

   

2018

Ma, Ding., Omer, I., Osaragi, T., Samdberg, M and Jiang, B. (2018). Why Topology Matters in Predicting Human ActivitiesEnvironment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science. DOI: 10.1177/2399808318792268

Omer, I. (2018). How are geographical judgments and a geographical entity’s shape connected in cognitive mapping?, Built Environment, 44 (2), 205-217.

Omer, I. (2018). Effects of city form and socio-spatial divisions on cognitive mapsJournal of Urban Affairs, 40 (4), 560–575.

Omer, I.  (2018). Editorial: Urban Modeling and Social MediaGeoinformatics and Geostatistics: An Overview, 6:1, DOI: 10.4172/2327-4581.1000180. 

Omer, I., Goldblatt, R., Romann, M. and Khamaisi, R. (2018). Tolerance, intergroup contacts and municipal-spatial organization: The case of Jews and Arab Palestinians in the Tel Aviv metropolitan areaTijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie: Journal of Economic and Social Geography, 109 (1), 57-72. 

Omer, I. and Kaplan, N. (2018). Structural properties of the angular and metric street network’s centralities and their implications for movement flowsEnvironment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science.  DOI: 10.1177/2399808318760571.


2017

Khamaisi, R. and Omer, I. (2017). The Spatial-Functional Dimension of Jewish-Arab Relations: from Mixed Cities to Mixed Regions. The Jewish-Arab Center, University of Haifa. (Hebrew; ISBN: 978-965-92634-0-0).

Magen, R., Omer, I. and Yodan, R. (2017). Relationship between spatial planning, retail activity and movement in the Israeli cityPlanning (Tichnun) - Journal of the Israel Planners Association14 (2), 10-24. (Hebrew

Omer, I., Gitelman, V., Rofè, Y., Lerman, Y., Kaplan, N. and Doveh, E. (2017). Evaluating crash risk in urban areas based on vehicle and pedestrian modeling: a case-study in Israel. Geographical Analysis, 49 (4), 387-408.

Omer, I. and Goldblatt, R. (2017). Using space syntax and Q-analysis for investigating movement patterns in buildings: the case of shopping malls. Environment and planning B: Planning and Design, 44(3), 504-530.      

Omer, I. and Kaplan, N. (2017). Using space syntax and agent-based approaches for modeling pedestrian volume at the urban scale. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 64, 57-67.

Omer, I., Kaplan, N. and Jiang, B. (2017). Why angular centralities are more suitable for space syntax modeling? Proceedings of the 11th Space Syntax Symposium. Lisbon 3-7 July 2017.

Shao, L., Mittlstadt, S., Goldblatt, R., Schreck, T., Omer, I., and Bak, P. (2017). Analysis and Comparison of Feature-based Patterns in Urban Street NetworksLNCS – Communications in Computer and Information Science, Springer, CCIS 693, 1-23.


2016

Goldblatt, R. and Omer, I. (2016). Arab Minority Residential Patterns in Israeli “Mixed Cities”: A “Space Syntax” AnalysisHorizons in Geography, 89, 114-132. (Hebrew)

Goldman, A., Portugali, J. and Omer, I. (2016). Backyards in Tel Aviv. Planning (Tichnun) - Journal of the Israel Planners Association12, 48-73. (Hebrew)

Lavi, A., Potchter, O., Omer, I. and Fireman, L. (2016). Mapping air pollution by biological monitoring in the metropolitan Tel-Aviv area. International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 26(3), 346-360.

Lerman, Y. and Omer, I. (2016). Urban area types and spatial distribution of pedestrians:  Lessons from Tel Aviv. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 55, 11-23.

Mark, S., Alfasi, N. and Omer, I. (2016). Environmental awareness in an ultra-Orthodox neighborhood in AshdodEcology and Environment, 7(2), 145-152. (Hebrew)

Omer, I. (2016). Residential Neighborhoods in an Ethnically Mixed Area: Factors that Shape Coexistence. In: Moroni S. and Weberman D. (eds.), Space and Pluralism, CEU Press, pp. 225-251.

Omer, I. and Goldblatt, R. (2016). Spatial Patterns of Retail Activity and Street Network Structure in New and Traditional Israeli CitiesUrban Geography, 37(4), 629-649.

Omer, I. and Kaplan, N. (2016). An agent-based pedestrian model considering spatial behavior parametersTransportation Research Procedia, 3rd Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility, 3rd CSUM 2016, 26 – 27 May 2016, Volos, Greece.

Omer, I., Rofe, Y., Lerman, Y. and Cohen, Y. (2016). A Prediction Model for Pedestrian Traffic Volume in Urban Space in IsraelHorizons in Geography, 89, 38-60. (Hebrew)

Plaut, P., Omer, I. and Shach-Pinsly, D. (eds.) (2016). special issue: “Quality of life in the built environment”Horizons in Geography, Ofakim, 89. (Hebrew)

Shao, L., Mittlstadt, S., Goldblatt, R., Schreck, T., Omer, I. and Bak, P. (2016). StreetExplorer: Visual Exploration of Feature-based Patterns in Urban Street NetworksProceedings of the 11th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 2: IVAPP, pp. 86-97, 27-29 February, 2016.

Spiro, H. and Omer, I. (2016). Urban morphology, spatial behavior and perceived neighborhoods: the case of Tel AvivMerhavim, 7, 319-348. (Hebrew)


2015

Omer, I. (2015). How network, spatial behavior and land uses shape urban movement?.  Plurimondi: An International Forum for Research and Debate on Human Settlements, ECTQG2015 proceedings issue, September 3-7 September 2015, Bari, Italy.

Omer, I. and Jiang, B. (2015). Can cognitive inferences be made from aggregate traffic flow data?. Computers. Environments and Urban Systems, 54, 219-229.

Omer, I., Rofè, Y. and Lerman, Y. (2015). The impact of planning on pedestrian movement – contrasting pedestrian movement models in pre-modern and modern neighborhoods in Israel. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 29, 2121-2142

Omer, I., Svory, T. and Akerman, O. (eds.) (2015). special issue: “Spatial theories”, Geographic Network, 2. (Hebrew)

Omer, I. and Zafrir-Reuven, O. (2015). The Development of street patterns in Israeli cities. Journal of Urban and Regional Analysis, 7(2), 113-127.


2014

Goldblatt, R. and Omer, I. (2014). Perceived neighbourhood” and tolerance relations: the case of Arabs and Jews in Jaffa,IsraelLocal Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, 21(5), 555-572.

Goldblatt, R. and Omer, I. (2014). The Association Between Land-use Distribution and Residential Patterns: the Case of Mixed Arab-Jewish Cities in IsraelJournal of Urban and Regional Analysis, 6, 15-34.

Goldblatt, R. and Omer, I. (2014). The Relationship between Spatial configuration and Arab Minority Residential Patterns in Israeli Mixed CitiesTijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie: Journal of Economic and Social Geography, 106 (3), 321-338.

Lerman, Y., Rofè, Y. and Omer, I. (2014). Using Space Syntax to Model Pedestrian Movement in Urban Transportation Planning. Geographical Analysis, 46, 392-410.        

Omer, I. (2014). A Pedestrian Volume Model for Israeli CitiesAESOP - From control to co-evolution, July 9 – 12, 2014, Utrecht, The Netherlands.


2013

Lerman, Y. and Omer, I. (2013). The Effects of Configurational and Functional Factors on the Spatial Distribution of Pedestrians. In: Vandenbroucke D. et al. (eds.), Geographic Information Science at the Heart of Europe, Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, pp. 383-398.

Omer, I. (2013). How do regional categories affect the potential for rotation distortion in geographical judgmentSpatial Cognition and Computation: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 13, 129-149.

Omer, I., Romann, M. and Goldblatt, R. (2013). Geographic scale of tolerance in the urban area. Journal of Urban Affairs, 36 (2), 207-224.

Schreck, T., Omer, I., Bak, P. and Lerman, Y. (2013). A Visual Analytics Approach for Assessing Pedestrian Friendliness of Urban Environments. In: Vandenbroucke D. et al. (eds.), Geographic Information Science at the Heart of Europe, Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, pp. 353-368.


2012

Lavi, A., Puchter, O., Omer, I. and Fireman, L. (2012). Mapping PM2.5 concentrations by Biological Monitoring in Tel -Aviv Metropolitan areaICUC8 – 8th International Conference on Urban Climates, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.

Omer, I., and Goldblatt, R. (2012). Urban spatial configuration and socio-economic residential differentiation: The case of Tel Aviv. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 36 (2), 177-185.

Rofè, Y., and Omer I., (2012). How urban grids generate urbanism – examples from Israel. EAAE/ISUF International Conference on ‘New Urban Configurations’, Delft.


2011

Lerman, Y. and Omer, I. (2011). The implications of urban morphology on pedestrian distributionTraffic and Transportation, 99, 42-46. (Hebrew)

Omer, I. (2011). Errors in the estimation of directions between cities in northern IsraelOfakim, 77, 82-93. (Hebrew)

Omer, I. (2011). Ethnic residential segregation, land-use distribution and spatial configuration of the urban built environmentBuilt Environment, 37 (2), 199-212.

Omer, I. (2011). Topological structure of street network and vehicular flows in the cityTraffic and Transportation, 99, 37-41. (Hebrew)

Omer, I. and Zafrir-Reuven, O. (2011). Space syntax of Israeli citiesPlanning – Journal of the Israeli Association of Planners, 8 (1), 289-306. (Hebrew)




2010

Bak, P., Omer, I. and Schreck, T. (2010). Visual Analytics of Urban Environments using High-Resolution Data. In: Painho M. et al. (eds.), Geospatial Thinking, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 25-42.

Omer, I. (2010). Distortions in geographical judgment: The relationship between hierarchical organization and rotation. AGILE: Geographic Information Science, pp. 1-6.

Omer, I. (2010). High-resolution Geographic Data and Urban Modeling: The Case of Residential Segregation. in: Jiang B. and Yao X. (eds.), Geospatial Analysis and Modeling of Urban Structure and Dynamics, Berlin: Springer, pp. 15-30.

Omer, I. (2010). Residential differentiation at two geographic scales – The metropolitan area and the city: The case of Tel Aviv. Journal of Urban and Regional Analysis, 2, 63-79.

Omer, I., Bak, P. and Schreck, T. (2010). Using visual analytic methods and spatial diffusion model for exploring local-scale ethnic residential segregation. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 24 (10), 1481-1496.

Omer, I. and Jiang, B. (2010). Imageability and topological eccentricity of urban streets. In: Jiang B. and Yao X. (eds.), Geospatial Analysis and Modeling of Urban Structure and Dynamics, Berlin: Springer, pp. 63-175.

Omer, I. and Zafrir-Reuven, O. (2010). Street patterns and spatial integration of Israeli cities. The Journal of Space Syntax, 1 (2), 280-295.

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