Peer-Reviewed Publications

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.

Tiné, M., Perez, L., Molowny-Horas, R., (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.

Gaudreau, J., Perez, L. and Harati, S., (2018).  Towards modelling future trends of Quebec’s boreal birds’ species distribution under climate change. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 7(9), 335.

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. 

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. 

Gaudreau, J., Perez, L. , 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.

Perez , L., Nelson, T.A., Bourbonnais, T. 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.

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.

Perez, L., Dragicevic, S., 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.

Perez, L., 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.

Perez, L., S. Dragicevic, 2011. ForestSimMPB: A Swarming Intelligence and Agent-based Modeling Approach for Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreaks. Ecological Informatics 6(1):62-72.

Perez, L., S. Dragicevic. 2010. Exploring Forest Management Practices Using An Agent Based Model of Forest Insect Infestations. In Proceedings of the International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software Modelling for Environment's Sake, iEMSS Fifth Biennial Meeting, Eds. Wayne, D. A. S, Yang, W. Voinov, A. A. Rizzoli, A. Filatova, T., Ottawa, Canada July 5–8.

Perez, L., S. Dragicevic, 2010. Modeling Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation with an Agent-based Approach for Two Spatial Scales. Environmental Modelling and Software, 25(2):223-236. 

Perez, L., S. Dragicevic, 2009. An agent-based approach for modeling dynamics of contagious disease spread. International Journal of Health Geographics, 8:50.

Perez, L., J.A. Rivera, 2002. Geography and Environment: Perspectives of Analysis. Revista Perspectiva Geográfica, 7:30-37. Bogotá, Colombia.


Books

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.) (Link to the book)

Perez, L., 2001. Radarsat System: Methodological Proposal for the Implementation of the Radarsat System in the Curricular Program of Cadastre and Geodesy Engineering". Bogotá, Colombia. ISBN 958916093-X.


Book Chapters

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.
(Link to the chapter)


Communications

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.

Katan, J., Perez, L., An agent-based approach to modelling forest fire spread applied to northern Alberta. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C'.s, USA, April 3-7. 

Jones, B., Perez, L., Sengupta, R., Patel, J., Extraction and implementation of movement rationales using Machine Learning and Agent-Based Models. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C'.s, USA, April 3-7.   

Harati S., Perez, L., Molowny-Horas, R., (2019). Validating a cellular automata model of forest insect infestations using 3-map comparisons at multiple scales. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C'.s, USA, April 3-7.   

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Sauri-Ramirez J., Perez, L., James, P.M.A., (2018). 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. Forum Environnement 2018 de l'Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada, 9 février. (Prix pour le meilleur affiche au Forum Environnement 2018-UdeM).

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.

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.

Sauri, J., James, P., Perez, L. (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 Canada. QCBS Annual Symposium. Montreal, QC, Canada, December 11-13.yup

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.

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.

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.

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.

Perez, L., Molowny-Horas, R., Harati, S., (2016). Modelling Forest Insect Outbreaks: Efforts Towards an Inverse Approach to Model Calibration. 8th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software (IEMSS), Toulouse, France, June 10-14.

Perez, L., Dragicevic, S., Gaudreau, J.*, (2016). Spatial segregation in the city: an agent-based approach to simulate immigrant communities' distribution in Montreal. AAG Annual meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, March 29 to April 2.

Perez, L., Yarahmadi, A., (2016). Spatial Big Data for an Effective Use of Railways: the case of Iranian railway system. AAG Annual meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 29 to April 2.

Perez, L., (2014). Development of Intelligent Environmental Decision Support Systems (IEDSS): The Strength of Collective Intelligence. Séminaire de l'axe d'écologie à l’UQAM, Montréal, Canada, September 17.

Perez, L., Dragicevic, S., White, R., (2014). Swarm Intelligent Agent-based Model Verification: A Case Study of Forest Insect Infestations. 7th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software (IEMSS), San Diego, CA, USA, June 15-19.

Gaudreau, J., Perez L., (2014). Understanding the factors determining the spatial distribution of boreal birds in Quebec: a multivariate approach. CAG annual meeting, St.-Catharines, ON, Canada, May 26-30.

Gaudreau, J., Perez L., (2014). Modélisation de la distribution d’espèces de la forêt boréale en lien aux changements climatiques. Colloque annuel des étudiants et étudiantes en Sciences de l’Environnement de l’UQÀM, Montréal, QC, Canada, May 2.

Gaudreau, J., Perez L., (2013). Modeling Bird Migration Shifting in the Province of Quebec due to Climate Change: An Agent-based Approach. QCBS Annual Symposium, Montréal, QC, Canada, December 12-13.

Perez L., Nelson, T., Coops, N.C., Fontana F., (2013). Climate change scenarios within the context of biodiversity: forecasting the effects on the Canadian boreal forest. QCBS Annual Symposium, Montréal, QC, Canada. December 12-13.