Dr Alan Both


Research Officer

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School of Science

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+61 3 9925 9682



Building: 014
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Room: 022

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Science, Engineering and Health

Alan Both is a Research Fellow in geographic information science in the School of Mathematical and Geospatial Sciences.

Research overview

Alan Both's research interests lie in the area of geographic information science (GIScience), in particular applying spatial reasoning to information where there is a high degree of uncertainty.

Specific areas of interest include:

  • Qualitative spatial representation and reasoning;
  • Wireless sensor networks and distributed geospatial computing;
  • Data mining and visualisation of spatial data; and
  • Analysis of location, movement and navigation data.

For a complete list of publications see Alan Both’s Google Scholar or Scopus listing.


  • PhD Engineering, University of Melbourne
  • BSc Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne
  • BGeom (hons), University of Melbourne