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Tentative Program



Sunday, September 24, 2006


09:00
Workshop: Space Syntax and Spatial Cognition Tutorial: Navigation, Cooperation, and Language

 
10:30 coffee break

11:00
Workshop: Space Syntax and Spatial Cognition Tutorial: Navigation, Cooperation, and Language

 
12:30 lunch

14:00
Workshop: Space Syntax and Spatial Cognition Workshop: Thinking WITH and Thinking ABOUT Space: The Relationship Between Internal and External Representations

 
15:30 coffee break

16:00
Workshop: Space Syntax and Spatial Cognition Workshop: Thinking WITH and Thinking ABOUT Space: The Relationship Between Internal and External Representations

 

Monday, September 25, 2006


09:00
Workshop: Talking About and Perceiving Moving Objects: Exploring the Bridge Between Natural Language, Perception and Formal Ontologies of Space Tutorial: Eye Fixations and Diagrammatic Reasoning

 
10:30 coffee break

11:00
Workshop: Talking About and Perceiving Moving Objects: Exploring the Bridge Between Natural Language, Perception and Formal Ontologies of Space Tutorial: Eye Fixations and Diagrammatic Reasoning

 
12:30 lunch

14:00
Workshop: Talking About and Perceiving Moving Objects: Exploring the Bridge Between Natural Language, Perception and Formal Ontologies of Space Workshop: Robotic 3D Environment Cognition Workshop: Spatial Learning and Individual Differences

15:30 coffee break

16:00
Workshop: Talking About and Perceiving Moving Objects: Exploring the Bridge Between Natural Language, Perception and Formal Ontologies of Space Workshop: Robotic 3D Environment Cognition Workshop: Spatial Learning and Individual Differences

19:00 icebreaker reception

20:00 dinner

Tuesday, September 26, 2006


09:00 Conference Opening
N.N.

09:15 Invited Talk: "Relations between External and Internal Representations in Spatial Thinking"
Mary Hegarty

 Session I: Linguistic and Social Issues in Spatial Knowledge Processing
 J. Bateman

10:00 The Influence of Scale, Context and Spatial Preposition in Linguistic Topology
A.-K. Lautenschütz, C. Davies, M. Raubal, A. Schwering, E. Pederson

10:30 coffee break

11:00 Before and After: Prepositions in Spatially Constrained Systems
K.-F. Richter, A. Klippel

Discourse Factors Influencing Spatial Descriptions in English and German
C. Vorwerg, T. Tenbrink

Distance Estimation Between German Cities: Biased by Social Factors and the Autobahn
C.-C. Carbon

12:30 lunch

 Session II: Qualitative Spatial Representation and Reasoning
 B. Nebel

14:00 Reachability and Dependency Calculi – Reasoning in Network Algebras
A. Scivos

The Qualitative Trajectory Calculus on Networks
P. Bogaert, N. Van de Weghe, A. G. Cohn, F. Witlox, P. De Maeyer

Qualitative Spatial Representation and Reasoning in the SparQ-Toolbox
J. O. Wallgrün, L. Frommberger, D. Wolter, F. Dylla, C. Freksa

15:30 coffee break

 Session III: Human-Robot Interaction, Collaborative Assitance, and Reasoning about Locations
 G. Strube

16:00 Sensorimotor Interference when Reasoning about Described Environments
M. N. Avraamides, M.-N. Kyranidou

Remembering Places in Space: A Human Analog Study of the Morris Water Maze
S. Fitting, G. L. Allen, D. H. Wedell

The Role of Users' Concepts of the Robot in Human- Robot Spatial Instruction
K. Fischer

Collaborative Assistance with Spatio-Temporal Planning Problems
I. Seifert

18:00 dinner

19:30 poster session

Wednesday, September 27, 2006


09:15 invited talk: "Pictorial aspects of Spatial and Temporal Reasoning"
Gérard Ligozat

 Session IV: Visuo-Spatial Reasoning and Spatial Dynamics
 C. Hölscher

10:00 Dialogue-Based 3D-Image Recognition Using a Domain Ontology
J. Hois, M. Wünstel, J. A. Bateman, T. Röfer

10:30 coffee break

11:00 Protein Structure Prediction with Visio-Spatial Analogy
J. Davies, J. Glasgow, T. Kuo

The Spatial Representation of Dynamic Scenes – An Integrative Approach
M. Huff, S. Schwan, B. Garsoffky

Modeling Geospatial Events and Impacts through Qualitative Change
I. Mau, K. Hornsby, I. D. Bishop

12:30 packed lunch to go

13:00 conference excursion: visit of German Emigration Center and Lloyd Werft in Bremerhaven

conference dinner on board motor vessel "Hanseat"

Additional tickets for conference excursion and conference dinner can be purchased for EUR 80,- at the conference desk.

Thursday, September 28, 2006


 Session V: Spatial Concepts and Mental Spatial Reasoning
 B. Krieg-Brückner

09:00 Preferred Mental Models: How and Why They Are so Important in Human Spatial Reasoning
M. Ragni, T. Fangmeier, L. Webber, M. Knauff

The Spatial and the Visual in Mental Spatial Reasoning: An Ill-Posed Distinction
H. Schultheis, S. Bertel, T. Barkowsky, I. Seifert

Grounded Perceptual Schemas: Developmental Acquisition of Spatial Concepts
A. Mukerjee, M. Sarkar

10:30 coffee break

 Session VI: Modeling Human Spatial Memory and Spatial Competence
 M. Knauff

11:00 Modeling Human Spatial Memory Within a Symbolic Architecture of Cognition
C. Winkelholz, C. Schlick

Updating in Models of Spatial Memory
B. Rump, T. P. McNamara

Mechanisms for Human Spatial Competence
G. Gunzelmann, D. R. Lyon

12:30 lunch

 Session VII: Navigation, Wayfinding, and Route Instructions
 T. Barkowsky

14:00 Algorithms for Reliable Navigation and Wayfinding
S. Haque, L. Kulik, A. Klippel

Interpreting Route Instructions as Qualitative Spatial Actions
H. Shi, C. Mandel, R. J. Ross

Knowledge Based Schematization of Route Directions
S. Srinivas, S. C. Hirtle

15:30 coffee break

 Session VIII: Maps and Wayfinding Strategies
 C. Freksa

16:00 Map Use and Wayfinding Strategies in a Multi-Building Ensemble
C. Hölscher, S. J. Büchner, T. Meilinger, G. Strube

How Much Information Do You Need? Schematic Maps in Wayfinding and Self Localization
T. Meilinger, C. Hölscher, S. J. Büchner, M. Brösamle

Wayfinding Strategies in Behavior and Language: A Symmetric and Interdisciplinary Approach to Cognitive Processes
T. Tenbrink, J. M. Wiener

A Spatial Cognitive Map and a Human-Like Memory Model Dedicated to Pedestrian Navigation in Virtual Urban Environments
R. Thomas, S. Donikian

18:00 the end.


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