School of Information, Computer, and Communication Technology (ICT)
Dr. Apichon Witayangkurn
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  • D.Eng in GIS & Spatial Information, the University of Tokyo, Japan
  • M.Eng in Information Management, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand
  • B.Eng in Computer Engineering, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand
  Academic Awards
  • Best Student Paper Award at International Workshop on Pervasive Urban Applications (PURBA, UbiComp 2013).
  • Best Student Paper Award at Asian Conference on Remote Sensing, 2012.
  • Japanese Monbukagakusho Scholarship for Doctoral Degree, 2010.
  • Royal Thai Government Fellowship for Master Degree, 2018.
  • Certificate of Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP).
  • Certificate of Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).
  • Thailand ICT Awards 2010: Application & Infrastructure Tools: Sensor Service GRID (SSG) (Lead Developer).
  • Thailand ICT Awards 2010: Security Applications: Network Monitoring and Alarming system (Lead Developer).
  Research Areas
  • Big Data, Parallel Processing, Cloud Computing Platform, Process automation with data flow
  • Large-Scale Spatial Data Processing, Geographic Information System, Spatial Data Analysis
  • Mobile Computing, Human Activity and Behavior Analysis, Trajectory data processing (GPS, CDR)
  • Sensor Network, IoT, Real-time Monitoring System, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
  • Deep Learning, AI-enabled application development,
  Work Experiences
  • Aug. 2021 - Present, Lecturer, SIIT.
  • 2016 – Jul. 2021, Project Assistant Professor, The University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • 2016 – 2021, Visiting Faculty, RS&GIS, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand.
  • 2015 - 2016, Project Researcher, The University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • 2014 - 2015, Senior Research Specialist, RS&GIS, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand.
  • 2013 - 2014, Project Researcher, The University of Tokyo, Japan.
  List of Publications

International Journal Articles

  1. Daranagama S., Witayangkurn A., Automatic Building Detection with Polygonizing and Attribute Extraction from High-Resolution Images, ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, MDPI, 2021, Accepted (IF: 2.899)
  2. Yarak K., Witayangkurn A., Kritiyutanont K., Arunplod C., Shibasaki R., Oil Palm Tree Detection and Health Classification on High Resolution Imagery Using Deep Learning, Agriculture 2021, 11, 183. (IF: 2.925)
  3. Worachairungreung, M., Ninsawat, S., Witayangkurn, A., Dailey, M.N. , Identification of Road Traffic Injury Risk Prone Area Using Environmental Factors by Machine Learning Classification in Nonthaburi, Thailand, Sustainability 2021, 13, 3907. (IF: 3.251)
  4. Siangsuebchart S, Ninsawat S, Witayangkurn A, Pravinvongvuth S., Public Transport GPS Probe and Rail Gate Data for Assessing the Pattern of Human Mobility in the Bangkok Metropolitan Region, Thailand, Sustainability. 2021, 13(4), 2178. (IF: 3.251)
  5. Arai A., Knippenberg E., Meyer M., Witayangkurn, A., The hidden potential of call detail records in The Gambia, Data & Policy 2021, 3 (e9). doi:10.1017/dap.2021.7.pr1
  6. Peungnumsai A, Miyazaki H, Witayangkurn A, Kim SM.., A Grid-Based Spatial Analysis for Detecting Supply–Demand Gaps of Public Transports: A Case Study of the Bangkok Metropolitan Region, Sustainability. 2020, 12(24), 10382. (IF: 3.251)
  7. Puckdeevongs A, Tripathi NK, Witayangkurn A, Saengudomlert P., Classroom Attendance Systems Based on Bluetooth Low Energy Indoor Positioning Technology for Smart Campus, Information. 2020, 11(6),329.
  8. Sirirattanapol, C., Nagai, M., Witayangkurn, A., Pravinvongvuth, S., Ekpanyapong, M., Bangkok CCTV image through a road environment extraction system using multi-label convolutional neural network classification, ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, MDPI, 2019 (IF: 2.899)
  9. Devkota, B., Miyazaki, H., Witayangkurn, A., Kim, S.M., Using volunteered geographic information and nighttime light remote sensing data to identify tourism areas of interest, Sustainability, MDPI, 2019 (IF: 3.251)
  10. Ranjit, S., Witayangkurn, A., Nagai, M., Shibasaki, R., Taxi behavior simulation and improvement with agent-based modeling, Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, Springer, 2019
  11. Witayangkurn A., Horanont T., Nagai M., Shibasaki R., Large Scale Mobility Analysis: Extracting Significant Places Using Hadoop/Hive and Spatial Processing, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 2018, vol 685. Springer.
  12. Peungnumsai A., Witayangkurn A., Nagai M., Miyazaki H., A Taxi Zoning Analysis Using Large-Scale Probe Data: A Case Study for Metropolitan Bangkok, The Review of Socionetwork Strategies, Springer, 05/2018, doi:10.1007/s12626-018-0019-4
  13. Ranjit, S.; Witayangkurn, A.; Nagai, M.; Shibasaki, R., Agent-Based Modeling of Taxi Behavior Simulation with Probe Vehicle Data, ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 2018, 7, 177. (IF: 2.899)
  14. Ghimire, B.R.; Nagai, M.; Tripathi, N.K.; Witayangkurn, A.; Mishara, B.; Sasaki, N., Mapping of Shorea Robusta Forest Using Time Series MODIS Data: Forests 2017, 8, 384. (IF: 2.633)
  15. Kilaparthi K., Nagai M., Witayangkurn A., Kritiyutanont K., Nakamura S., Above Ground Biomass Assessment from Combined Optical and SAR Remote Sensing Data in Surat Thani Province, Thailand: Journal of Geographic Information System, 2016, 8, 506-516.
  16. Phithakkitnukoon, S., Horanont T., Witayangkurn A., Siri R., Sekimoto Y., Shibasaki R., Understanding tourist behavior using large-scale mobile sensing approach: A case study of mobile phone users in Japan, Pervasive and Mobile Computing, 2014, doi:10.1016/j.pmcj.2014.07.003 (IF: 3.453)
  17. Witayangkurn, A., Horanont, T., Shibasaki, R., The Design of Large-Scale Data Management for Spatial Analysis on Mobile Dataset, Asian Journal of Geoinformatics, Vol.13, No.3, 2013
  18. Horanont, T., Witayangkurn, A., Yoshihide S., Shibasaki, R., Large-Scale Auto-GPS Analysis for Discerning Behavior Change during Crisis, IEEE Intelligent Systems, Preprint, 2013.01 (IF: 3.405)
  19. Nagai M., Witayangkurn A., Kiyoshi H., Shibasaki, R., UAV-Based Sensor Web Monitoring System: International Journal of Navigation and Observation, Article ID 858792,7., 2012, DOI: 10.1155/2012/858792
  20. Kiyoshi H., Shrestha A., Witayangkurn A., Chinnachodteeranun R., Shimamura H., Fieldservers and Sensor Service Grid as Real-time Monitoring Infrastructure for Ubiquitous Sensor Networks: Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220), 9, no. 4: 2363-2370, 2009, doi: 10.3390/s90402363. (IF: 3.576)

Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings Papers

  1. Arai A., Witayangkurn A., Kanasugi H., Fan Z., Ohira W., Cumbane S.P., Miyazawa S., Ranjit S., Batran M., Shibasaki R., Building a data ecosystem for using telecom data to inform the COVID-19 response efforts, the 5th International Conference Data for Policy 2020.
  2. Bhandari D., Witayangkurn A., Rahman M., Shibasaki R., Estimation of Origin Destination using Mobile Phone Call Data: A Case Study of Greater Dhaka, Bangladesh, International Conference on Knowledge, Information and Creativity Support Systems (KICSS-2018)
  3. Witayangkurn A., Shibasaki R., Trip Reconstruction with Transportation Mode and Location Labeling on Big GPS Trajectory with Low Data Rate, International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management (CUPUM 2017)
  4. Peungnumsai A., Witayangkurn A., Nagai M., Arai A., Ranjit S., Ghimire B.R., Bangkok Taxi Service Behavior Analysis using Taxi Probe Data and Questionnaire Survey, Multidisciplinary International Social Networks Conference, ACM Library, MISNC 2017
  5. Ranjit S., Nagai M., Witayangkurn A., Shibasaki R., Sensitivity analysis of map matching techniques of high sampling rate GPS data point of probe taxi on dense open street map road network of Bangkok in a large-scale data computing platform, International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management (CUPUM 2017)
  6. Fan Z., Arai A., Song X., Witayangkurn A., Kanasugi H., Shibasaki R., A Collaborative Filtering Approach to Citywide Human Mobility Completion from Sparse Call Records: Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-16), 2016.
  7. Arai A., Witayangkurn A., Horanont T., Shao X., Shibasaki R., Understanding the Unobservable Population in Call Detail Records through Analysis of Mobile Phone User Calling Behavior: A Case Study of Greater Dhaka in Bangladesh, the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2015)
  8. Arai A., Witayangkurn A., Kanasugi H., Horanont T., Shao Z., Shibasaki R., Understanding User Attributes from Calling Behavior: Exploring Call Detail Records through Field Observations, The 12th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia (MoMM2014), ACM, 2014.10, doi:10.1145/2684103.2684107
  9. Witayangkurn, A., Horanont, T., Yoshihide S., Shibasaki, R., Anomalous Event Detection on Large-Scale GPS Data from Mobile Phones using Hidden Markov Model and Cloud Platform, Workshop on Pervasive Urban Applications in UBICOMP2013, (PURBA), Zurich, 2013.09
  10. Witayangkurn, A., Horanont, T., Natsumi O., Yoshihide S., Shibasaki, R., Trip Reconstruction and Transportation Mode Extraction on Low Data Rate GPS Data from Mobile Phone, International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management (CUPUM 2013), Utrecht, Article No. 53, 1-19, 2013.07
  11. Horanont, T., Witayangkurn, A., Yoshihide S., Shibasaki, R., Urban Activities from Human Flow, Expose International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management (CUPUM 2013), Utrecht, Article No. 120, 1-12, 2013.07
  12. Horanont, T., Witayangkurn, A., Yoshihide S., Shibasaki, R., Expose Urban Activities from Human Flow, Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management, CUPUM, 2013
  13. Witayangkurn, A., Horanont, T., Shibasaki, R., Performance Comparisons of Spatial Data Processing Techniques for a Large-Scale Mobile Phone Dataset, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computing for Geospatial Research and Applications (Com.Geo 2012), Washington D.C, Article No. 25, 2012.0709
  14. Witayangkurn, A., Nagai, M., Dailey, M., Shibasaki, R., Real-Time Monitoring System using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Integrated with Sensor Observation Service, International Conference of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle in Geomatics (UAV-g 2011), Zurich, Vol. XXXVIII-1/C22, 2011.09