• Assistant Professor
Daniel W. Goldberg

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Computer Science University of Southern California
  • M.Sc. Computer Science, University of Southern California
  • B.Sc. Computer Science, Rutgers University

Research Interests

    • GIS
    • Geocoding
    • Geocomputation
    • CyberGIS
    • Spatial databases
    • Spatial uncertainty
    • Spatio-temporal GIS
    • Environmental exposure assessment
    • HealthGISGIS
    • Geocoding
    • Geocomputation
    • CyberGIS
    • Spatial databases
    • Spatial uncertainty
    • Spatio-temporal GIS
    • Environmental exposure assessment
    • HealthGIS

Selected Publications

  • Ghosh JKC, Wilhelm M, Su J, Goldberg DW, Cockburn MG, Jerrett M, Ritz B. Assessing the influence of traffic-related air pollution on term LBW based on land use regression models and air toxics measures. American Journal of Epidemiology (2012).
  • Goldberg DW, Cockburn MG. The Effect of Administrative Boundaries and Geocoding Error on Cancer Rates in California. Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Epidemiology 3(1): 39-54 (2012).
  • Henry KA, Boscoe FP, Johnson CJ, Goldberg DW, Sherman R, Cockburn MG. Breast Cancer Stage at Diagnosis: Is Travel Time Important? Journal of Community Health 36(6): 933-942 (2011).
  • Goldberg DW. Improving Geocoding Match Rates with Spatially-Varying Block Metrics. Transactions in GIS 15(6): 827–848 (2011).
  • Boscoe FP, Johnson CJ, Henry KA, Goldberg DW, Shahabi K, Elkin EB, Ballas LK, Cockburn MG. Geographic Proximity to Treatment for Early Stage Breast Cancer and Likelihood of Mastectomy. The Breast 20(4): 324-328 (2011).
  • Cockburn MG, Mills P, Zhang X, Goldberg DW, Ritz B. Prostate cancer and ambient pesticide exposure in agriculturally intensive areas in California. American Journal of Epidemiology 173(11):1280-1288 (2011).
  • Goldberg DW, Cockburn MG. Improving Geocode Accuracy with Candidate Selection Criteria. Transaction in GIS 14(S1): 129-146 (2010).
  • Goldberg DW, Wilson JP, Knoblock CA. Extracting geographic Features from the internet to automatically build detailed regional gazetteers. International Journal of Geographic Information Science 23(1): 93-128 (2009).
  • Goldberg DW, Wilson JP, Knoblock CA, Ritz B, Cockburn MG. An effective and efficient approach for manually improving geocoded data. International Journal of Health Geographics 7(60) (2008).
  • Goldberg DW, Wilson JP, Knoblock CA. From Text to Geographic Coordinates: The Current State of Geocoding. URISA Journal 19(1): 33-46 (2007).