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, Volume 24, Issue 4, pp 329–334 | Cite as

Spatial Cognition: Reasoning, Action, Interaction

  • C. FreksaEmail author
  • H. Schultheis
  • K. Schill
  • T. Tenbrink
  • T. Barkowsky
  • C. Hölscher
  • B. Nebel


The Transregional Collaborative Research Center SFB/TR 8 Spatial Cognition pursues interdisciplinary research on a broad range of topics related to the representation and processing mechanisms for intelligent spatial behavior in technical and in natural systems. This contribution gives an overview of the field of research worked on in the SFB/TR 8 Spatial Cognition and presents three representative examples that illustrate the activities in the three research areas Reasoning, Action, and Interaction.


Artificial Agent Cognitive Agent Spatial Task External Representation Dialogue System 
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We gratefully acknowledge the funding of the SFB/TR 8 Spatial Cognition by the German Research Foundation (DFG), and we thank our project collaborators for their contributions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Freksa
    • 1
    Email author
  • H. Schultheis
    • 1
  • K. Schill
    • 1
  • T. Tenbrink
    • 1
  • T. Barkowsky
    • 1
  • C. Hölscher
    • 2
  • B. Nebel
    • 3
  1. 1.SFB/TR 8 Spatial CognitionUniversität BremenBremenGermany
  2. 2.Center for Cognitive ScienceUniversität FreiburgFreiburgGermany
  3. 3.Institut für InformatikUniversität FreiburgFreiburgGermany

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