Diagrammatic Representation and Inference

5th International Conference, Diagrams 2008, Herrsching, Germany, September 19-21, 2008. Proceedings

  • Editors
  • Gem Stapleton
  • John Howse
  • John Lee

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5223)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 5223)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Keynote Reflections

  3. Tutorials

  4. Diagram Aesthetics and Layout

    1. Peter Rodgers, Leishi Zhang, Andrew Fish
      Pages 13-27
    2. Andrew Fish, Jean Flower
      Pages 28-44
    3. Graeme Gange, Kim Marriott, Peter J. Stuckey
      Pages 45-59
  5. Psychological and Cognitive Issues

    1. Colin Ware, Anne T. Gilman, Robert J. Bobrow
      Pages 118-126
  6. Applications of Diagrams

    1. Alan F. Blackwell, Rob Phaal, Martin Eppler, Nathan Crilly
      Pages 127-140
    2. Abubakar Hassan, Ian Mackie, Jorge Sousa Pinto
      Pages 165-171
  7. Theoretical Aspects

    1. Aidan Delaney, John Taylor, Simon Thompson
      Pages 172-187
    2. Koji Mineshima, Mitsuhiro Okada, Yuri Sato, Ryo Takemura
      Pages 188-205

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Theory and Application of Diagrams, Diagrams 2008, held in Herrsching, Germany, in September 2008.

The 25 revised papers and 28 poster papers presented together with 3 keynote papers and 2 tutorial papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 70 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on diagram aesthetics and layout, psychological and cognitive issues, applications of diagrams, theoretical aspects, diagrams in education, as well as understanding and comprehension.


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Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-87730-1
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-87729-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-87730-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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