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COSIT 2011 Full Conference Program

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The program alone may also be downloaded in pdf or html format. You can also view and download an agenda format version of this program

A separate download provides the detailed doctoral colloquium program.

There is also a separate page with details of the workshop and tutorial schedule.  

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
08:00 Registration Welcome 08:00
08:15 Doctoral Colloquium Presentations 08:15
09:00 Workshops and Tutorials Invited talk by Ernest Davis
Chair: Christian Freksa
Invited talk by Nora Newcombe
Chair: Dan Montello
09:15 Welcome 09:15
09:30 Invited talk by Thomas Wolbers
Chair: Stephen Hirtle
10:00 Break Break Break 10:00
10:30 Break Spatial Change
Chair: Kathleen Stewart

Muralikrishna Sridhar, Anthony G Cohn and David C Hogg
From Video to RCC8: Exploiting a distance based semantics to stabilise the interpretation of mereotopological relations

Lin-Jie Guan and Matt Duckham
Decentralized reasoning about gradual changes of topological relationships between continuously evolving regions

John Stell, Geraldine Del Mondo, Remy Thibaud and Christophe Claramunt
Spatio-temporal evolution as bigraph dynamics
Spatial Cognition and Social Aspects of Space
Chair: David Mark

Holly A Taylor, Qi Wang, Stephanie A Gagnon, Keith B Maddox, and Tad T Brunyé
The social connection in mental representations of space: Explicit and implicit evidence

Linda Abarbanell, Rachel Montana and Peggy Li
Revisiting the plasticity of human spatial cognition

Daniel R Montello and Danqing Xiao
Linguistic and cultural universality of the concept of

Felix Lindner and Carola Eschenbach
Towards a formalization of social spaces for socially aware robots
Doctoral Colloquium
11:00 Maps & Navigation I
Chair: Sabine Timpf

Jan Wilkening and Sara Irina Fabrikant
How do decision time and realism affect map-based decision making?

Malumbo Chipofya, Jia Wang and Angela Schwering
Towards cognitively plausible spatial representations for sketch map alignment

Fathi Hamhoum and Christian Kray
Scalable navigation support for crowds: Personalized guidance via augmented signage


12:30 Lunch Lunch Lunch

13:00 Maps & Navigation II
Chair: Martin Raubal

Takeshi Shirabe
Information on the consequence of a move and its use for route improvisation support

Stephen Hirtle, Sabine Timpf and Thora Tenbrink
The effect of activity on relevance and granularity for navigation

Makoto Takemiya and Toru Ishikawa
I Can Tell by the Way You Use Your Walk: Real-time classification of wayfinding performance
13:30 Spatial Reasoning
Chair: Tony Cohn

Parvin Asadzadeh, Lars Kulik, Egemen Tanin and Tony Wirth
On optimal arrangements of binary sensors

Giorgio De Felice, Paolo Fogliaroni and Jan Oliver Wallgrün
A hybrid geometric-qualitative spatial reasoning system and its application in GIS

Mehul Bhatt, Jae Hee Lee and Carl Schultz
CLP(QS): A declarative spatial reasoning framework
Perception and Spatial Semantics
Chair: Andrew Frank

Simon Scheider, Werner Kuhn
Finite relativist geometry grounded in perceptual operations

Kris Lohmann, Carola Eschenbach and Christopher Habel
Linking spatial haptic perception to linguistic representations: Assisting utterances for tactile-map explorations

Christoph Mülligann, Krzysztof Janowicz, Mao Ye and Wang-Chien Lee
Analyzing spatial-semantic interaction of points of interest in volunteered geographic information
Doctoral Colloquium
14:30 Break 14:30
15:00 Break Excursion Break 15:00
15:30 Workshops and Tutorials Summaries Session
Chair: Stephan Winter
Space and Language
Chair: Helen Couclelis

Thora Tenbrink and Werner Kuhn
A formal model of spatial reference frames in language

Kristin Stock and Claudia Cialone
Universality, language-variability and individuality: Defining linguistic building blocks for spatial relations

Narges Mahpeykar and Andrea Tyler
The semantics of Farsi be: Applying the principled polysemy model

Blake Stephen Howald and E Graham Katz
On the explicit and implicit spatiotemporal architecture of narratives of personal experience
16:30 Poster Session
Chair: Antony Galton
17:30 End of technical program 17:30
18:00 Registration 18:00
19:30 Oracle Spatial Opening Reception Dinner (Birds of a Feather) Conference Dinner at Young’s Lobster Pound Social event 19:30
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