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International Spatial Cognition Summer Institute (ISCSI ’13)

to be held at the University of California, Santa Barbara

 

Week 1 (August 11–17, 2013)

Monday, 8:30 – 9:15, a.m. Opening Plenary session

Monday, 7:00 – 8:00, p.m. Keynote Speaker: Ben Kuipers, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Michigan
“Spatial Knowledge: One of the Foundations of Commonsense Knowledge”(Followed by Reception)

Monday – Friday 9:15 – 10:30 a.m.

A1: Individual Differences in Spatial Cognition
Mary Hegarty, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, University of California-Santa Barbara

A2: Cognitive Issues in GIS
Martin Raubal, Institute of Cartography and Geoinformation, ETH Zurich

Monday – Friday 10:45 – 12:00 Noon

B1: Development of Spatial Cognition
Nora Newcombe, Department of Psychology, Temple University

B2: Human-Centered Cognitive Computing for Assistive Technologies
Mehul Bhatt, SFB/TR 8 Spatial Cognition, University of Bremen

Monday – Friday 1:15 – 2:30

C1: Human Perception and Cognition of Space I
David Waller, Department of Psychology, Miami University

C2: Cognitive Issues in Visualization
Sara Fabrikant, Department of Geography, University of Zurich

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 2:45 – 4:00, Saturday 10:00 – 11:15

D1: Cognitive Neuroscience of Spatial Cognition
Thomas Wolbers, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE),

Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg

D2: Spatial Cognition in AI/Robotics
Ben Kuipers, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Michigan

Christian Freksa, SFB/TR 8 Spatial Cognition, University of Bremen

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 4:30 – 6:00, Wednesday 2:45 – 4:15

Student Presentations


Week 2 (August 18–25, 2013)

Monday, 8:30 – 9:15, a.m. Opening Plenary session

Monday, 7:00 – 8:00, p.m. Keynote Speaker: Jack Loomis, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, University of California-Santa Barbara

Representing 3D Space in Working Memory: Spatial Images from Vision, Hearing, Touch, and Language

Monday – Friday 9:15 – 10:30 a.m.

E1: Language and Space
Thora Tenbrink, School of Linguistics & English Language, Bangor University

E2: Human Perception and Cognition of Space II
Frances Wang, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois

Monday – Friday 10:45 – 12:00 Noon

F1: Computational Modeling of Spatial Cognition
Holger Schultheis, SFB/TR 8 Spatial Cognition, University of Bremen
Thomas Barkowsky, SFB/TR 8 Spatial Cognition, University of Bremen

F2: Virtual Reality
Andrew Beall, WorldViz and Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, University of California-Santa Barbara

Monday – Friday 1:15 – 2:30

G1: Spatial Thinking in Science Practice and Education
Tim Shipley, Department of Psychology, Temple University

G2:Architectural Cognition
Ruth Conroy-Dalton, Department of the Built & Natural Environment, Northumbria University
Christoph Hölscher, Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences, ETH Zurich

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 2:45 – 4:00, Saturday 10:00 – 11:15

H1:Qualitative Spatial Reasoning
Gérard Ligozat, Department of Informatics, Paris-Sud University

H2: Behavioral Methods in Spatial Cognition
Dan Montello, Department of Geography, University of California-Santa Barbara

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 4:30 – 6:00, Wednesday 2:45 – 4:15

Student Presentations

 

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