The Platial Analysis Lab is a research group based out of McGill University at the intersection of geoinformatics and quantitative behavioral geography…

As the name suggests, the Lab pulls apart the concept of place, taking a data-driven and behavioral approach to understanding the dimensions of our world.

GIS Day @ McGill

GIS Day is on Wednesday, November 14th this year and McGill will be hosting a number of GIS day events in the Geographic Information Center (Burnside 5th floor).

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Identifying neighborhood names

In 2014, Google published a neighborhood map of Brooklyn, the most populous borough in New York City, a seemingly harmless step in providing its users with useful geographic boundary information. The backlash was swift.

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GIScience Conference 2018

The Tenth International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience ‘18) came to a close last week in Melbourne, Australia.

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