This channel is under construction and more publications from fellows are coming.


  1. Long Y, Shen Z, 2015, Geospatial Analysis to Support Urban Planning in Beijing, Springer. (Flyer online now)
  2. Long Y, 2007, Theory and Applications of Planning Support Systems, Chemical Industry Press.

ISI papers

  1. Long Y, Han H, Tu Y, Zhu X, 2015, "Evaluating the Effectiveness of Urban Growth Boundaries Using Human Mobility and Activity Records" Cities, 46, 76-84.
  2. Zhou J, Long Y, "Losers and Pareto Optimality in Optimizing Commuting Patterns" Urban Studies, Accepted
  3. Yang, X., Guo, B., Jin, X., Long, Y., & Zhou, Y, 2015, Reconstructing spatial distribution of historical cropland in China’s traditional cultivated region: Methods and case study. Chinese Geographical Science, 1-15.
  4. Yang, X, Guo, B, Jin, X, Long, Y, & Zhou, Y, 2015, Research on reconstructing spatial distribution of historical cropland over 300 years in traditional cultivated regions of China, Global and Planetary Change, 128, 90-102.
  5. Long Y, Wu K, "Shrinking localities in booming urbanization of China (2000-2010)" Environment and Planning A, Accepted
  6. Long Y, Liu X, "Automated identification and characterization of parcels (AICP) with OpenStreetMap and Points of Interest" Environment and Planning B. Planning & Design (Accepted) (SSCI)
  7. Long Y, Thill J-C, “Combining smart card data, household travel survey and land use pattern for identifying housing-jobs relationships in Beijing” Computers, Environment and Urban Systems (In press) (SSCI)
  8. Liu X, Song Y, Wu K, Wang J, Li D, Long Y*, "Understanding urban China with open data" Cities (In press) (SSCI)
  9. Long Y, Zhang Y, “Land use pattern scenario analysis using Planner Agents” Environment and Planning B: Planning & Design (In press) (SSCI)
  10. Zhou J, Murphy E, Long Y*, 2014, "Commuting efficiency in the Beijing metropolitan area: An Exploration combining smartcard and travel survey data" Journal of Transport Geography, 41, 175-183 (SSCI)
  11. Wu K, Long Y*, Mao Q, Liu X, 2015, "Mushrooming Jiedaos, growing cities: an alternative perspective on urbanizing China" Environment and Planning A, 47, 1-2 (SSCI)
  12. Zhou J, Murphy E, Long Y, 2014, "Visualizing the minimum and maximum solutions of the transportation problem of linear programming (TPLP) for Beijing’s bus commuters" Environment and Planning A (Forthcoming) (SSCI)
  13. Long Y, Jin X, Yang X, Zhou Y, 2014, "Historical Arable Land Pattern Reconstruction using Constrained Cellular Automata: A Case Study of Jiangsu, China" Applied Geography 52: 67-77 (SSCI)
  14. Long Y, Liu X, 2013, “How mixed is Beijing, China? A visual exploration of mixed land use” Environment and Planning A 45: 2797–2798 (SSCI)
  15. Long Y, Shen Z, 2013, “Disaggregating heterogeneous agent attributes and location from aggregated data, small-scale surveys and empirical researches” Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 42: 14-25 (SSCI)
  16. Zhou J, Long Y*, 2014, “Bus commuters’ jobs-housing balance in Beijing: An exploration using large-scale synthesized smart card data” Journal of the Transportation Research Board (Forthcoming) (SSCI)
  17. Yang D, Yin C, Long Y, 2013, “Urbanization and sustainability in China: An analysis based on the urbanization Kuznets-curve” Planning Theory 12: 391-405 (SSCI)
  18. Long Y, Han H, Lai S-K, Mao Q, 2013, “Urban growth boundaries of the Beijing Metropolitan Area: Comparison of simulation and artwork” Cities 31: 337-348 (SSCI)
  19. Long Y, Gu Y, Han H, 2012, “Spatiotemporal heterogeneity of urban planning implementation effectiveness: Evidence from five master plans of Beijing” Landscape and Urban Planning 108: 103-111 (SSCI/SCI)
  20. Long Y, Shen Z, Mao Q, 2012, “Retrieving spatial policy parameters from alternative plans using constrained cellular automata and regionalized sensitivity analysis” Environment and Planning B: Planning & Design 39(3) 586-604 (SSCI)
  21. Long Y, Shen Z, Mao Q, 2011, “An urban containment planning support system for Beijing” Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 35(4) 297-307 (SSCI)


Under review or in revision

  1. Long Y, Liu X, Zhou J, Chai Y, "Early birds, night owls, and tireless/recurring itinerants: An exploratory analysis of extreme transit behaviors in Beijing, China" CEUS (Under review)
  2. Long Y, Wang J, Wu K, Zhang J, "Population exposure to ambient PM2.5 at the subdistrict level in China" Scientific Reports (Under review)
  3. Gu Y, Deakin E, Long Y, "The effects of driving restrictions on travel demand: Evidence from Beijing" Journal of Urban Economics (Under revision) (SSCI)
  4. Gu Y, Long Y, "The effects of Beijing's urban growth boundaries on urban development" Journal of Urban Economics (Under review) (SSCI)
  5. Long Y, Shen Y, “Mapping block-level urban areas for a large geographical area” AAAG (Revision under review) (SSCI)
  6. Long Y, Wu K, Mao Q, "Simulating parcel-level urban expansion for all Chinese cities" CEUS (Under revision) (SSCI)
  7. Long Y, Han H, Lai S-K, "Evaluation of urban planning implementation: Analytical framework for Chinese cities and case study of Beijing" Journal of Planning Education and Research (Under revision) (SSCI)
  8. Zhou J, Long Y, "Smartcard data, bus commuting and policy scenarios: A case study of Beijing" Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice (Under review) (SSCI)
  9. Wang J, Cai B, Li W, Long Y, "Stinky landfills: Planning, participation and livability" Nature (Under review)

Book chapters

  1. Long Y, 2014, “Opportunities of applied urban modelling in the era of big data” in Yanwei Chai (ed.) The Frontier of Space-Time Behavior Research (in Chinese).
  2. Long Y, Mao Q, Shen Z, 2012, “Urban form, transportation energy consumption, and environmental impact integrated simulation: A multi-agent model” in Zhenjiang Shen (ed.) Sustainable Development and Spatial Plan: How to achieve a sustainable urban form in Asian cities?, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
  3. Long Y, Shen Z, Mao Q, Du L, 2011, “A challenge to configure form scenarios for urban growth simulations reflecting the institutional implications of land-use policy” in Zhenjiang Shen Geospatial Techniques in Urban Planning, Advances in Geographic Information Science, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. pp.3-26.
  4. Long Y, Shen Z, 2011, “Reaching consensus among stakeholders on planned urban form using constrained CA” in Zhenjiang Shen Geospatial Techniques in Urban Planning, Advances in Geographic Information Science, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. pp.91-106.
  5. Long Y, Shen Z, Mao Q, 2011, “An urban growth control planning support system for the Beijing Metropolis Area” in Zhenjiang Shen Geospatial Techniques in Urban Planning, Advances in Geographic Information Science, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. pp.285-306.

Other international papers

  1. Long Y, Mao Q, 2010, “A constrained CA model for planning simulation incorporating institutional constraints” China City Planning Review 19(1) 17-25 (China's JAPA)
  2. Long Y, Mao Q, Dang A, 2009, “Beijing urban development model: Urban growth analysis and simulation” Tsinghua Science and Technology 14(6) 787-794 (EI/Elsevier)

Chinese top journal papers

  1. Long Y, Jin X, Li M, Cao X, 2014, "Reconstructing historical farmland with a constrained cellular automata model" Geographical Research (Forthcoming)
  2. Zhang Y, Long Y*, 2014, "Methods and applications of Planner Agents for supporting land use pattern scenario analysis" City Planning Review (Forthcoming)
  3. Long Y, Zhang Y, Cui C, 2012, “Analysing jobs-housing relationship and commuting pattern of Beijing using bus smart card data” Acta Geographica Sinica 67(10) 1339-1352
  4. Long Y, Mao Q, Yang D, Wang J, 2011, “A multi-agent model for urban form, transportation energy consumption and environmental impact integrated simulation” Acta Geographica Sinica 66(8) 1033-1044
  5. Long Y, Shen Z, Mao Q, Hu Z, 2011, “Urban growth control planning support system: Approach, development and application” City Planning Review 35(3) 62-71
  6. Long Y, Shen Z, Mao Q, 2011, “Retrieving individual attributes from aggregate dataset for urban micro-simulation: A preliminary exploration” Acta Geographica Sinica 66(3) 416-426
  7. Long Y, Shen Z, Mao Q, Dang A, 2010, “Form scenario analysis using constrained cellular automata” Acta Geographica Sinica 65(6) 643-655
  8. Long Y, Mao Q, 2010, “Urban planning support system: Definition, objectives and framework” Journal of Tsinghua University 50(3) 335-337 (EI)
  9. Long Y, Han H, Mao Q, 2009, “Establishing urban growth boundaries using constrained CA” Acta Geographica Sinica 64(8) 999-1008
  10. Long Y, He Y, Liu X, Du L, 2006, “Planning of the controlled-construction area in Beijing: Establishing urban expansion boundary” City Planning Review 30(12) 20-26 (Invited paper)
  11. Long Y, Du P, Zhao D, Zeng S, 2006, “Urban water resource management system integrated with Geodatabase” Journal of Tsinghua University 46(9) 1560-1563 (EI)
  12. Long Y, He Y, Zhang Y, Liu H, Zhang X, 2006, “Beijing water conservation planning based on end uses and system analysis ” Water and Wastewater Engineering 32(2) 106-110
  13. Long Y, Jia H, He Y, 2006, “CAP model for regional water pollution control system” Advances in Water Science 17(1) 122-128 (EI)

Selected publications by research fellows

Coming soon