Book Volume 1404 1998

Spatial Cognition

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Representing and Processing Spatial Knowledge

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ISBN: 978-3-540-64603-7 (Print) 978-3-540-69342-0 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VIII

  2. Spatial Knowledge Acquisition and Spatial Memory

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      Allocentric and Egocentric Spatial Representations: Definitions, Distinctions, and Interconnections

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      Pages 19-38

      The Route Direction Effect and its Constraints

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      Pages 39-61

      Spatial Information and Actions

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      Pages 63-77

      The Impact of Exogenous Factors on Spatial Coding in Perception and Memory

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      Pages 79-105

      Judging Spatial Relations from Memory

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      Pages 107-127

      Relations between the mental representation of extrapersonal space and spatial behavior

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      Pages 129-155

      Representational Levels for the Perception of the Courses of Motion

  3. Formal and Linguistic Models

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      Pages 157-175

      How Space Structures Language

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      Pages 176-202

      Shape Nouns and Shape Concepts: A Geometry for ‘Corner’

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      Pages 203-222

      Typicality Effects in the Categorization of Spatial Relations

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      Pages 223-240

      The Use of Locative Expressions in Dependence of the Spatial Relation between Target and Reference Object in Two-Dimensional Layouts

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      Pages 241-266

      Reference Frames for Spatial Inference in Text Understanding

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      Pages 267-291

      Mental Models in Spatial Reasoning

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      Pages 293-312

      Formal Models for Cognition — Taxonomy of Spatial Location Description and Frames of Reference

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      Pages 313-336

      Spatial Representation with Aspect Maps

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      Pages 337-350

      A Hierarchy of Qualitative Representations for Space

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      Pages 351-371

      Spatial Reasoning with Topological Information

  4. Navigation in Real and Virtual Worlds

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      Pages 373-397

      A Taxonomy of Spatial Knowledge for Navigation and its Application to the Bremen Autonomous Wheelchair

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      Pages 399-427

      Human Place Learning in a Computer Generated Arena

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      Pages 429-446

      Spatial Orientation and Spatial Memory Within a ‘Locomotor Maze’ for Humans

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