Spatial Information Theory

9th International Conference, COSIT 2009 Aber Wrac’h, France, September 21-25, 2009 Proceedings

  • Kathleen Stewart Hornsby
  • Christophe Claramunt
  • Michel Denis
  • Gérard Ligozat
Conference proceedings COSIT 2009

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5756)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Cognitive Processing and Models for Spatial Cognition

  3. Semantic Modeling

    1. Benjamin Adams, Martin Raubal
      Pages 51-68
    2. Simon Scheider, Krzysztof Janowicz, Werner Kuhn
      Pages 69-87
  4. Spatial Reasoning

    1. Jean-François Condotta, Souhila Kaci, Pierre Marquis, Nicolas Schwind
      Pages 106-123
    2. Maria Vasardani, Max J. Egenhofer
      Pages 159-176
  5. Spatial Cognition

  6. Spatial Knowledge

    1. Maximillian Dupenois, Antony Galton
      Pages 227-244
  7. Scene and Visibility Modeling

    1. Hannah M. Dee, David C. Hogg, Anthony G. Cohn
      Pages 295-311
    2. Paolo Fogliaroni, Jan Oliver Wallgrün, Eliseo Clementini, Francesco Tarquini, Diedrich Wolter
      Pages 312-329
  8. Spatial Modeling

  9. Events and Processes

    1. Joice Seleme Mota, Gilberto Câmara, Maria Isabel Sobral Escada, Olga Bittencourt, Leila Maria Garcia Fonseca, Lúbia Vinas
      Pages 405-420
    2. Barbara Hofer, Andrew U. Frank
      Pages 421-435
  10. Route Planning

    1. Martin Raubal, Stephan Winter, Christopher Dorr
      Pages 436-452
    2. Kai-Florian Richter
      Pages 453-470
    3. Karl Rehrl, Sven Leitinger, Georg Gartner, Felix Ortag
      Pages 471-488
    4. Alasdair Turner
      Pages 489-504
  11. Back Matter

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory, COSIT 2009 held in Aber Wrac'h, France in September 2009.

The 30 revised full papers were carefully reviewed from 70 submissions. They are organized in topical sections on cognitive processing and models for spatial cognition, semantic modeling, spatial reasoning, spatial cognition, spatial knowledge, scene and visibility modeling, spatial modeling, events and processes, and route planning.


GIS Information classification data mining derivation entropy graph theory information theory self adapting space algebra spatial data spatial inference spatial reasoning topology visualization

Editors and affiliations

  • Kathleen Stewart Hornsby
    • 1
  • Christophe Claramunt
    • 2
  • Michel Denis
    • 3
  • Gérard Ligozat
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of GeographyUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Naval Academy Research InstituteBrest NavalFrance
  3. 3.Groupe Cognition Humaine, LIMSI-CNRSUniversité de Paris-SudOrsayFrance
  4. 4.LIMSI-CNRSUniversité de Paris-SudOrsayFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-03831-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-03832-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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