Spatial Information Theory

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

  • Sara Irina Fabrikant
  • Martin Raubal
  • Michela Bertolotto
  • Clare Davies
  • Scott Freundschuh
  • Scott Bell
Conference proceedings COSIT 2015

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

Also part of the Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues book sub series (LNTCS, volume 9368)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Formalizing and Modeling Space-Time

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Antony Galton, Matt Duckham, Alan Both
      Pages 23-43
    3. Franz-Benjamin Mocnik, Andrew U. Frank
      Pages 44-64
    4. Christian Freksa
      Pages 65-86
  3. Qualitative Spatio-Temporal Reasoning and Representation I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Andrea Ballatore, Alexander Zipf
      Pages 89-107
    3. Richard Dapoigny, Patrick Barlatier
      Pages 108-129
    4. Christopher H. Dorr, Longin Jan Latecki, Reinhard Moratz
      Pages 130-150
    5. Matthew P. Dube, Jordan V. Barrett, Max J. Egenhofer
      Pages 151-171
  4. Language and Space

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. Ekaterina Egorova, Thora Tenbrink, Ross S. Purves
      Pages 175-195
    3. Mark M. Hall, Christopher B. Jones, Philip Smart
      Pages 196-223
    4. 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. Konstantin Hopf, Florian Dageförde, Diedrich Wolter
      Pages 247-267
    3. Alexander Klippel, David Mark, Jan Oliver Wallgrün, David Stea
      Pages 268-288
    4. 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
    2. Matthew P. Dube, Max J. Egenhofer, Joshua A. Lewis, Shirly Stephen, Mark A. Plummer
      Pages 309-330
    3. Torsten Hahmann, E. Lynn Usery
      Pages 375-399
  7. Navigation by Humans and Machines

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 401-401
    2. Susan L. Epstein, Anoop Aroor, Matthew Evanusa, Elizabeth I. Sklar, Simon Parsons
      Pages 403-425
    3. Martin Tomko, Kai-Florian Richter
      Pages 426-446
    4. Peter Kiefer, Simon Scheider, Ioannis Giannopoulos, Paul Weiser
      Pages 447-467
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 491-491

About these proceedings


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.


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

  • Sara Irina Fabrikant
    • 1
  • Martin Raubal
    • 2
  • Michela Bertolotto
    • 3
  • Clare Davies
    • 4
  • Scott Freundschuh
    • 5
  • Scott Bell
    • 6
  1. 1.University of ZurichZurichSwitzerland
  2. 2.ETH ZurichZurichSwitzerland
  3. 3.School of Computer Science and InformaticsUniversity College DublinDublinIreland
  4. 4.University of WinchesterWinchesterUnited Kingdom
  5. 5.Dept. of Geography and Env. StudiesUniversity of New MexicoAlbuquerqueUSA
  6. 6.College of Arts and ScienceUniversity of SaskatchewanSaskatoonCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-23373-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-23374-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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