Cognitive and Linguistic Aspects of Geographic Space

New Perspectives on Geographic Information Research


ISBN: 978-3-642-34358-2 (Print) 978-3-642-34359-9 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-22

    Researching Cognitive and Linguistic Aspects of Geographic Space: Las Navas Then and Now

  3. Chapter

    Pages 23-42

    Spatial Computing

  4. Chapter

    Pages 43-62

    The Cognitive Development of the Spatial Concepts NEXT, NEAR, AWAY and FAR

  5. Chapter

    Pages 63-81

    From Compasses and Maps to Mountains and Territories: Experimental Results on Geographic Cognitive Categorization

  6. Chapter

    Pages 83-97

    Prospects and Challenges of Landmarks in Navigation Services

  7. Chapter

    Pages 99-119

    Landmarks and a Hiking Ontology to Support Wayfinding in a National Park During Different Seasons

  8. Chapter

    Pages 121-139

    Talking About Place Where it Matters

  9. Chapter

    Pages 141-157

    Many to Many Mobile Maps

  10. Chapter

    Pages 159-174

    Cognitive and Linguistic Ideas in Geographic Information Semantics

  11. Chapter

    Pages 175-193

    Spatial Relation Predicates in Topographic Feature Semantics

  12. Chapter

    Pages 195-215

    The Egenhofer–Cohn Hypothesis or, Topological Relativity?

  13. Chapter

    Pages 217-235

    Twenty Years of Topological Logic

  14. Chapter

    Pages 237-257

    Reasoning on Class Relations: An Overview

  15. Chapter

    Pages 259-270

    Creating Perceptually Salient Animated Displays of Spatiotemporal Coordination in Events

  16. Chapter

    Pages 271-287

    Exploring and Reasoning About Perceptual Spaces for Theatre, New Media Installations and the Performing Arts

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 289-296