Representing Space in Cognition: Interrelations of Behaviour, Language, and Formal Models

Representing Space in Cognition: Interrelations of Behaviour, Language, and Formal Models(2013) .. edited by Thora Tenbrink, etc


Title Pages
The contributors
List of abbreviations

1 Representing space in cognitive science: from empirical insights via computational models to human-centred assistance
Thora Tenbrink, Jan Wiener, and Christophe Claramunt

Part 1 Empirical insights

2 Describing the way out of a cornfield: understanding cognitive underpinnings of comprehending survey and route descriptions
Holly A. Taylor And Tad T. Brunye

3 Spatial representations for described and perceived locations
Marios Avraamides, Catherine Mello, and Nathan Greenauer

4 The processing of landmarks in route directions
Michel Denis And Gilles Fernandez

Part 2 Computational models

5 Selection of reference objects for locative expressions: the importance of knowledge and perception
Michael Barclay And Antony Galton

6 Spatial prototypes
Eric Chown

7 Learning to interpret spatial natural language in terms of qualitative spatial relations
Parisa Kordjamshidi, Joana Hois, and Marie-Francine Moens

8 A computational model of cooperative spatial behaviour for virtual humans
Nhung Nguyen And Ipke Wachsmuth

Part 3 Human-centred assistance

9 The ‘space’ in spatial assistance systems: conception, formalization, and computation
Mehul Bhatt, Carl Schultz, and Christian Freksa

10 Cognitive operations in tour planning
Inessa Seifert And Thora Tenbrink

11 Navigation assistance for blind pedestrians: guidelines for the design of devices and implications for spatial cognition
Mathieu Gallay, Michel Denis, and Malika Auvray

Index of authors
Index of subjects