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Liliana Perez

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Faculté des arts et des sciences - Département de géographie

Complexe des sciences office B-5009

l.perez@umontreal.ca

514 343-8003

PhD - Spatial and Geographic Information Science (SGIS)
2011 , Simon Fraser University (Canada)

Affiliations

  • Membre – CEF — Centre d'étude de la forêt
  • Membre – CSBQ — Centre de la science de la biodiversité du Québec

Areas of Expertise

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Responsabilités administratives

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The prevalence of complexity in flammable ecosystems and the application of complex systems theory to the simulation of fire spread Thèses et mémoires dirigés / 2022 - 2022
Graduate : Katan, Jeffrey
Cycle : Master's
Grade : M. Sc.
Effet du changement climatique et de la phénologie de l’arbre hôte sur l’étendue spatiale des épidémies de la tordeuse des bourgeons de l’épinette : une approche à base d’agents Thèses et mémoires dirigés / 2020 - 2020
Graduate : Sauri Ramirez, Jennifer
Cycle : Master's
Grade : M. Sc.
Modélisation complexe des interactions entre la végétation et le déplacement des sédiments Thèses et mémoires dirigés / 2020 - 2020
Graduate : Gauvin-Bourdon, Phillipe
Cycle : Master's
Grade : M. Sc.
Modélisation spatiale des changements dans les milieux humides ouverts par automate cellulaire : étude de cas sur la région administrative de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue, au Québec, Canada Thèses et mémoires dirigés / 2018 - 2018
Graduate : De Oliveira Tine, Mariana
Cycle : Master's
Grade : M. Sc.
Thèses et mémoires dirigés

Research projects Expand all Collapse all

Impact de la variabilité environnementale sur la dynamique des populations et l’évolution biologique et culturelle de la lignée humaine. Projet de recherche au Canada / 2018 - 2024

Lead researcher : Ariane Burke
Co-researchers : Michelle Drapeau , Liliana Perez , Julien Riel-Salvatore , James King , Michael Bisson , Anne Devernal , Matthew Peros , Francesco Pausata
Funding sources: FRQSC/Fonds de recherche du Québec - Société et culture (FQRSC)
Grant programs: PVXXXXXX-(SE) Programme Soutien aux équipes de recherche - Stade de développement : Renouvellement

Complex Systems Approach for Studying Spatiotemporal Patterns of Disturbance as a Result of Climate Change Projet de recherche au Canada / 2016 - 2024

Lead researcher : Liliana Perez
Funding sources: CRSNG/Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et génie du Canada (CRSNG)
Grant programs: PVX20965-(RGP) Programme de subvention à la découverte individuelle ou de groupe

Développement d'un prototype de modèle à base d'agents pour comprendre la construction de la mémoire collective au sein d’une communauté Projet de recherche au Canada / 2022 - 2022

Lead researcher : Liliana Perez
Funding sources: MITACS Inc.
Grant programs: PVXXXXXX-Stage Accélération Québec - MITACS

Towards Representation of Collective Memory: A Holonic Multi-Agent System Projet de recherche au Canada / 2022 - 2022

Lead researcher : Liliana Perez
Funding sources: MITACS Inc.
Grant programs: PVXXXXXX-Stage Accélération Québec - MITACS

Centre de la science de la biodiversité du Québec CSBQ / Modeling the effect of environmental factors and animal-dispersed woody plants on the spatial distribution of new Iberian forests Projet de recherche au Canada / 2018 - 2022

Lead researcher : Andrew Gonzalez
Co-researchers : Liliana Perez
Funding sources: FRQNT/Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (FQRNT)
Grant programs: PVXXXXXX-(RS) Programme de regroupements stratégiques

IC-IMPACTS COVID-19 HQP Funding Supplement /Mobile App for improving survival in fires through efficient egress: The role of impromptu indoor WiFi localization and georeferenced building maps. Projet de recherche au Canada / 2021 - 2021

Lead researcher : Raja Sengupta , Naik Vinayak
Co-researchers : Liliana Perez
Funding sources: Secrétariat Inter-Conseil et Réseaux des centres d'excellence (RCE)
Grant programs: PV143493-(RCE) Réseaux de centres d'excellence

« Development of an online tool for crowd movement simulation research » Projet de recherche au Canada / 2021 - 2021

Lead researcher : Liliana Perez
Funding sources: MITACS Inc.
Grant programs: PVXXXXXX-Stage Accélération Québec - MITACS

Supplément COVID-19 CRSNG_Complex Systems Approach for Studying Spatiotemporal Patterns of Disturbance as a Result of Climate Change Projet de recherche au Canada / 2020 - 2021

Lead researcher : Liliana Perez
Funding sources: CRSNG/Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et génie du Canada (CRSNG)
Grant programs: PVXXXXXX-Supplément à l’appui des étudiants, des stagiaires postdoctoraux et du personnel de soutien à la recherche COVID-19

Mobile App for improving survival in fires through efficient egress: The role of impromptu indoor WiFi localization and georeferenced building maps. Projet de recherche au Canada / 2019 - 2021

Lead researcher : Liliana Perez
Co-researchers : Raja Sengupta , Naik Vinayak
Funding sources: Secrétariat Inter-Conseil et Réseaux des centres d'excellence (RCE)
Grant programs: PV143493-(RCE) Réseaux de centres d'excellence

Publications Expand all Collapse all

Articles publiés dans des revues avec comité de lecture  (*Membres de mon groupe de recherche)

  1. Mahdizadeh, N.*, Perez, L., (2023). Flood susceptible prediction through the use of geospatial variables and machine learning methods. Journal of Hydrology, 2022, 24(11), 129121; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2023.129121 

  2. Mahdizadeh, N.*, Perez, L., (2022). Geocomputational Approach to Simulate and Understand the Spatial Dynamics of COVID-19 Spread in the City of Montreal, QC, Canada. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information​, 2022, 11(12), 596; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijgi11120596

  3. Mahdizadeh, N.*, Perez, L., (2022). Spatial Prediction of Current and Future Flood Susceptibility: Examining the Implications of Changing Climates on Flood Susceptibility Using Machine Learning Models. Entropy, 24(11), 1630; https://doi.org/10.3390/e24111630

  4. Seuru, S., Burke, A., & Perez, L., (2021). Réflexions sur la proportion du lapin de garenne (Oryctolagus cuniculus) dans le régime alimentaire des chasseurs-cueilleurs autour du Dernier Maximum Glaciaire en Ibérie. Trabajos De Prehistoria, 78(2), 221–236; https://doi.org/10.3989/tp.2021.12273
  5. Harati, S.*, Perez, L., Molowny-Horas, R., (2021). Promoting the Emergence of Behavior Norms in a Principal–Agent Problem—An Agent-Based Modeling Approach Using Reinforcement Learning. Applied Sciences, 11 (18), 8368; https://doi.org/10.3390/app11188368

  6. Harati, S.*, Perez, L., Molowny-Horas, R. & Pontius, R. G., (2021). Validating models of one-way land change: an example case of forest insect disturbance. Landscape Ecology, 362919–2935, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10980-021-01272-0

  7. Katan, J.* and Perez, L., (2021). ABWiSE v1.0: Toward and Agent-Based Approach to Simulating Wildfire Spread. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. 21 (10), 3141-3160, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-3141-2021 

  8. Patel J., Katan, J.*, Perez, L., Sengupta, R., (2021). Transferring Decision Boundaries onto a Geographic Space: Agent-Rules Extracted from Movement Data using Classification Trees. Transactions in GIS, 25 (3), 1176-1192, https://doi.org/10.1111/tgis.12770

  9. Gauvin-Bourdon, P., King, J., & Perez, L., (2021). Impacts of grazing on vegetation dynamics in a sediment transport complex model. Earth Surface Dynamics, 9 (1), 29-45, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-9-29-2021

  10. Anderson, T., Leung, A., Perez, L., & Dragićević, S., (2021). Investigating the Effects of Panethnicity in Geospatial Models of Segregation. Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy, 14, 273-295, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12061-020-09355-2

  11. Anderson, T., Leung, A., Dragicevic, S., & Perez, L., (2021). Modeling the geospatial dynamics of residential segregation in three Canadian cities: An agent‐based approach. Transactions in GIS, 25(2), 948-967, https://doi.org/10.1111/tgis.12712
  12. Harati, S.*, Perez, L., & Molowny-Horas, R., (2020). Integrating Neighborhood Effect and Supervised Machine Learning Techniques to Model and Simulate Forest Insect Outbreaks in British Columbia, Canada. Forests, 11(11), 1215, https://doi.org/10.3390/f11111215.

  13. Tiné, M.*, Perez, L., & Molowny-Horas, R., (2020). Modelagem das mudanças espaço-temporais de áreas úmidas: estudo de caso da Região Administrativa de Abitibi-Témiscamingue – Québec, Canadá. Revista Cartográfica, (101), 119-134, https://doi.org/10.35424/rcarto.v0i101.672.

  14. Tiné, M.*, Perez, L., Molowny-Horas, R., (2019). Fundamentos teóricos de modelagem em Sistemas Complexos. Revista Contexto Geográfico, v. 4, n. 7:111– 120. (Lien vers l'article)

  15. Perez L., Dragicevic S., Gaudreau J.*, (2019). A geospatial agent-based model of the spatial urban dynamics of immigrant population: A study of the island of Montreal, Canada. PLoS ONE, 14(7): e0219188, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0219188.

  16. Quesada-Ruiz, L.C.*, Perez, L. and Rodriguez-Galiano, V., (2019). Spatiotemporal analysis of the housing bubble's contribution to the proliferation of illegal landfills – The case of Gran Canaria. Science of the Total Environment, 687:104-117, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.06.079.

  17. Tiné, M.*, Perez, L., Molowny-Horas, R., Darveau, M.,(2019). Hybrid spatiotemporal simulation of future changes in open wetlands : A study of the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region, Québec, Canada. International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation, 74, 302–313, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2018.10.001.

  18. Gaudreau, J.*, Perez, L. and Harati, S*. (2018) Towards Modelling Future Trends of Quebec's Boreal Birds Distribution under Climate Change. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 7(9):335. (Lien vers l'article)

  19. Gaudreau, J.*, Perez, L. and Drapeau, P. (2016) BorealFireSim: A GIS-based Cellular Automata Model of Wildfires for the Boreal Forest of Quebec in a Climate Change Paradigm. Ecological Informatics, 32:12-27. (Scopus)
  20. Perez, L., Nelson, T.A., Coops, N.C., Fontana, F. and Drever, CR (2016) Characterization of spatial relationships between three remotely sensed indirect indicators of biodiversity and climate: a 21years' data series review across the Canadian boreal forest. International Journal of Digital Earth, 9(7):676-696. (Scopus)
  21. Gaudreau, J.*, Perez, L. and Legendre, P. (2015) Identification des variables expliquant la distribution spatiale d'oiseaux de la forêt boréale et modélisation de tendances futures: Une approche multivariée. CyberGeo, 2015:1181-1204. (Scopus)
  22. Perez, L., Nelson, T.A., Bourbonnais, M. and Ostry, A. (2015) Modelling the Potential Impact of Climate Change on Agricultural Production in the Province of British Columbia. Energy and Environment Research, 5(1):49-62. (Lien vers l'article)
  23. Nelson, T.A., Coops, N.C., Wulder, M.A., Perez, L., Fitterer, J., Powers, R. and Fontana, F. (2014) Predicting climate change impacts to the canadian boreal forest. Diversity, 6(1):133-157. (Scopus)
  24. Perez, L., Dragicevic, S. and White, R. (2013) Model testing and assessment: Perspectives from a swarm intelligence, agent-based model of forest insect infestations. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 39:121-135.(Scopus)
  25. Perez, L. and Dragicevic, S. (2012) Landscape-level simulation of forest insect disturbance: Coupling swarm intelligent agents with GIS-based cellular automata model. Ecological Modelling, 231:53-64. (Scopus)
  26. Perez, L. and Dragicevic, S. (2011) ForestSimMPB: A swarming intelligence and agent-based modeling approach for mountain pine beetle outbreaks.Ecological Informatics, 6(1):62-72. (Scopus)
  27. Perez, L. and Dragicevic, S. (2010) Modeling mountain pine beetle infestation with an agent-based approach at two spatial scales. Environmental Modelling and Software, 25(2):223-236. (Scopus)
  28. Perez, L. and Dragicevic, S. (2009) An agent-based approach for modeling dynamics of contagious disease spread. International Journal of Health Geographics, 8(1):50. (Scopus)

Articles publiés dans des actes de colloque (proceedings)

  1. Perez, L. and Dragicevic, S. (2010) Exploring forest management practices using an agent-based model of forest insect infestations. In Modelling for Environment's Sake: Proceedings of the 5th Biennial Conference of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, iEMSs 2010. Spatial Analysis and Modeling Laboratory, Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada, pages 766-773. (Scopus)

Livres

  1. Perez L., L., Kim, E.-K., & Sengupta, R. (Eds.). (2018). Agent-Based Models and Complexity Science in the Age of Geospatial Big Data. Cham: Springer International Publishing (110 p.) (Lien vers le livre)

Chapitres de livre

  1. Hébert, G. A.*, Perez, L., & Harati, S.* (2018). An Agent-Based Model to Identify Migration Pathways of Refugees: The Case of Syria. In Agent-Based Models and Complexity Science in the Age of Geospatial Big Data, Cham: Springer International Publishing, pp. 45–58.
    (Lien vers le chapitre)

Communications Expand all Collapse all

  1. Harati, S.*, Perez, L., &  Molowny-Horas, R. &Pontius Jr, R. G., (2021). Validation of Irreversible Spatially-Spreading Land Change Models – an Example of Forest Insect Infestations. International Association of Landscape Ecologists - North America (IALE-NA) 2021. Online. April 12-16.

  2. Cuellar, Y. A.*, Perez, L., (2021). Modeling, Simulation and Spatial Dynamics Analysis in Urban Wetlands by Cellular Automata: a Case Study of Bogota city, Colombia. International Association of Landscape Ecologists - North America (IALE-NA) 2021. Online. April 12-16.

  3. Harati, S.*, Perez, L., & Molowny-Horas, R. & Pontius Jr, R. G., (2021). Use of proximity as a baseline for comparison in validating models of irreversible land change. American Association of Geographers (AAG) 2021. Online. April -9.

  4. Patel J., Katan, J.*, Perez, L., Sengupta, R., (2020). Transferring Decision Boundaries onto a Geographic Space: Agent-Rules Extracted from Movement Data using Classification Trees. IEEE VIS 2020 Workshop. Online. October 26th.

  5. Quesada-Ruiz, L. C.*, Perez, L., Rodriguez-Galiano, V. and Aragones, D., (2020). Spatiotemporal analysis of the housing bubble's contribution to the proliferation of illegal landfills – The case of Gran Canaria. EGU General Assembly 2020. Online. May 4–8.

  6. Harati, S.*, Perez, L., Molowny-Horas, R., (2020). Validation of a forest insect infestation model with the method of 3-map comparison at multiple resolutions. ESRI Canada Conference on GIS in Education and Research. Toronto, ON, Canada, March 4-5.

  7. Katan, J.*, Perez, L., Sengupta, R., (2020). Harnessing Chaos: Using agent-based modelling to study the effects of poor decision-making during building evacuation. ESRI Canada Conference on GIS in Education and Research. Toronto, ON, Canada, March 4-5.

  8. Perez, L., Dragicevic, S., (2019). The role of language in urban segregation: an agent-based model of the spatial dynamics of immigrants in Montreal, Canada. ABMUS2019: The 4th International Workshop on Agent-Based Modelling of Urban Systems, Montreal, QC, Canada, May 14.

  9. Patel, J., Jones, B.*, Perez, L., Sengupta, R., (2019). Uncovering landscape desirability with classification trees. SKI 2019 - Spatial Knowledge and Information Canada, Banff, AB, Canada, February 21-24.

  10. Sengupta, R., Perez, L., (2018). Big Data (r)evolution in ABM and Complexity Science. 10th International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, August 28-31.

  11. Harati, S.*, Perez, L., Molowny-Horas, R., (2018). Simulation of Outbreaks of the Mountain Pine Beetle in British Columbia Using Cellular Automata - a Big Data Perspective. 10th International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, August 28-31.

  12. Sauri-Ramirez J.*, Perez L., James P.M.A, (2018). Modeling the effect of climate change on the phenological synchronization between a defoliator and its host: an agent-based approach. Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution Meeting, Guelph, ON, Canada, July 18 - July 21.

  13. Perez, L., Tiné, M.*, & Molowny-Horas, R., (2018). Understanding spatiotemporal changes of boreal wetlands in the Abitibi region of Quebec, Canada: a hybrid modelling approach. AAG Annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, États-Unis, 10-14 avril.

  14. Sauri-Ramirez J.*, Perez, L., James, P.M.A., (2017). Modélisation de l’effet du changement du climat sur la synchronisation phénologique entre un insecte défoliateur et son hôte: une approche à base d’agents. Colloque du Centre de la science de la biodiversité du Québec (CSBQ), Montréal, QC, Canada, 11 à 13 décembre.

  15. Tiné, M.*, Perez, L., Molowny, R. (2017). Using a cellular automata model to study the drivers of wetland changes in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region, Québec, Canada. QCBS Annual Symposium. Montreal, QC, Canada, December 11-13.

  16. Harati, S.*, Perez, L., Molowny-Horas, R., (2017). A novel approach to transition rule elicitation: the case of mountain pine beetle outbreaks simulation. CAG Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 29 to June 2.

  17. Arnoux, G.*, Perez, L., (2017). An Agent-Based Model (ABM) to Identify Migration Corridors of Refugees: the case of Syria. CAG Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 29 to June 2.

  18. Harati, S.*, Perez, L., Molowny-Horas, R., (2016). Agent-based simulation and analysis of formation of cooperation towards conservation of a forest ecosystem. QCBS Annual Symposium, Montreal, QC, Canada, December 15-16.

  19. Tiné, M.*, Perez, L., Molowny, R. (2016). Les changements du territoire des milieux humides entre les 3e et 4e Inventaires Écoforestiers du Québec dans la région administrative de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue-QC. QCBS Annual Symposium. Montreal, QC, Canada, December 15-16.

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