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Spatial Information Theory

12th International Conference, COSIT 2015, Santa Fe, NM, USA, October 12-16, 2015, Proceedings

Part of the book series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS, volume 9368)

Part of the book sub series: Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues (LNTCS)

Conference series link(s): COSIT: International Conference on Spatial Information Theory

Conference proceedings info: COSIT 2015.

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Table of contents (22 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIII
  2. Formalizing and Modeling Space-Time

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Extracting Causal Rules from Spatio-Temporal Data

      • Antony Galton, Matt Duckham, Alan Both
      Pages 23-43
    3. Modelling Spatial Structures

      • Franz-Benjamin Mocnik, Andrew U. Frank
      Pages 44-64
    4. Strong Spatial Cognition

      • Christian Freksa
      Pages 65-86
  3. Qualitative Spatio-Temporal Reasoning and Representation I

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-87
    2. A Conceptual Quality Framework for Volunteered Geographic Information

      • Andrea Ballatore, Alexander Zipf
      Pages 89-107
    3. A Coq-Based Axiomatization of Tarski’s Mereogeometry

      • Richard Dapoigny, Patrick Barlatier
      Pages 108-129
    4. Shape Similarity Based on the Qualitative Spatial Reasoning Calculus eOPRAm

      • Christopher H. Dorr, Longin Jan Latecki, Reinhard Moratz
      Pages 130-150
    5. From Metric to Topology: Determining Relations in Discrete Space

      • Matthew P. Dube, Jordan V. Barrett, Max J. Egenhofer
      Pages 151-171
  4. Language and Space

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 173-173
    2. Where Snow is a Landmark: Route Direction Elements in Alpine Contexts

      • Ekaterina Egorova, Thora Tenbrink, Ross S. Purves
      Pages 175-195
    3. Spatial Natural Language Generation for Location Description in Photo Captions

      • Mark M. Hall, Christopher B. Jones, Philip Smart
      Pages 196-223
    4. More Than a List: What Outdoor Free Listings of Landscape Categories Reveal About Commonsense Geographic Concepts and Memory Search Strategies

      • Flurina M. Wartmann, Ekaterina Egorova, Curdin Derungs, David M. Mark, Ross S. Purves
      Pages 224-243
  5. Signs, Images, Maps, and other Representations of Space

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 245-245
    2. Identifying the Geographical Scope of Prohibition Signs

      • Konstantin Hopf, Florian Dageförde, Diedrich Wolter
      Pages 247-267
    3. Conceptualizing Landscapes

      • Alexander Klippel, David Mark, Jan Oliver Wallgrün, David Stea
      Pages 268-288
    4. Citizen Science Land Cover Classification Based on Ground and Aerial Imagery

      • Kevin Sparks, Alexander Klippel, Jan Oliver Wallgrün, David Mark
      Pages 289-305
  6. Qualitative Spatio-Temporal Reasoning and Representation II

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 307-307

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    12th International Conference, COSIT 2015, Santa Fe, NM, USA, October 12-16, 2015, Proceedings

About this book

This book constitutes the proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory, COSIT 2015, held in Santa Fee, NM, USA, in October 2015.

The 22 papers presented in this book were carefully reviewed and selected from 52 full paper submissions. The following topics are addressed: formalizing and modeling space-time, qualitative spatio-temporal reasoning and representation, language and space, signs, images, maps, and other representations of space, navigations by humans and machines.

Keywords

  • cognitive engineering
  • crowdsourcing
  • expert systems
  • geospatial data
  • knowledge representation
  • computer vision
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • GIScience
  • knowledge management
  • maps
  • multimedia databases
  • navigation
  • space-time
  • spatial behavior
  • spatial cognition
  • spatial databases
  • spatial reasoning
  • spatial relations
  • topology

Editors and Affiliations

  • University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

    Sara Irina Fabrikant

  • ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

    Martin Raubal

  • School of Computer Science and Informatics, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

    Michela Bertolotto

  • University of Winchester, Winchester, United Kingdom

    Clare Davies

  • Dept. of Geography and Env. Studies, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA

    Scott Freundschuh

  • College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada

    Scott Bell

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 59.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-23374-1
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 79.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)