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Dr Yi Lu

Yi Lu
Post Doctoral Fellow


 Yi is a modeller of City Futures Research Centre at present. Majoring in geographical information system, his main interests are: (1) Land use change model and urban growth; (2) Automated valuation model; (3) Planning support system. 


Journal articles

Lu Y; Shi V; Pettit CJ, 2023, 'The Impacts of Public Schools on Housing Prices of Residential Properties: A Case Study of Greater Sydney, Australia', ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 12, pp. 298 - 298,

Lu Y; Laffan S; Pettit C, 2022, 'A geographically partitioned cellular automata model for the expansion of residential areas', Transactions in GIS, 26, pp. 1548 - 1571,

Lu Y; Laffan S; Pettit C; Cao M, 2020, 'Land use change simulation and analysis using a vector cellular automata (CA) model: A case study of Ipswich City, Queensland, Australia', Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science, 47, pp. 1605 - 1621,

Lu Y; Cao M; Zhang L, 2015, 'A vector-based Cellular Automata model for simulating urban land use change', Chinese Geographical Science, 25, pp. 74 - 84,

Conference Papers

Lu Y; Laffan S; Pettit C, 2022, 'THE INTEGRATION OF CELLULAR AUTOMATA AND WHAT IF? FOR SCENARIO PLANNING: FUTURE RESIDENTIAL EXPANSION IN THE CITY OF IPSWICH', in ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Sydney, Australia, pp. 151 - 158, presented at ISPRS TC IV 7th International Conference on Smart Data and Smart Cities (SDSC), Sydney, Australia, 19 October 2022 - 21 October 2022,

Lu Y; Laffan S, 2018, 'The use of particle swarm optimization for a vector cellular automata model of land usechange', in Winter S; Griffin A; Sester M (eds.), Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics, LIPIcs, Schloss Dagstuhl--Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 42:1 - 42:6, presented at 10th International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience 2018)., Melbourne, Australia, 28 August 2018 - 31 August 2018,


Pettit C; Randolph B; Han H; Lee CL; Shi Y; Ng M; Soundararaj B; Lu Y; Gao Q; Jayasekare A, 2022, Digital models and tools for valuation of land and property, Patent No.