Publications

(from 2010)

2018

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

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

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. 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.

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. 


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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