Diagrammatic Representation and Inference

9th International Conference, Diagrams 2016, Philadelphia, PA, USA, August 7-10, 2016, Proceedings

  • Mateja Jamnik
  • Yuri Uesaka
  • Stephanie Elzer Schwartz
Conference proceedings Diagrams 2016

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9781)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 9781)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIX
  2. Cognitive Aspects of Diagrams

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Chenmu Xing, James E. Corter, Doris Zahner
      Pages 3-16
    3. Peter C-H. Cheng
      Pages 17-31
    4. Sven Linker, Jim Burton, Andrew Blake
      Pages 32-39 Open Access
    5. Amy Rae Fox, Erica de Vries, Laurent Lima, Savannah Loker
      Pages 40-47
  3. Logic and Diagrams

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. Eisa Alharbi, John Howse, Gem Stapleton, Ali Hamie
      Pages 51-66
  4. Euler and Venn Diagrams

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
    2. Jim Burton, Mihir Chakraborty, Lopamudra Choudhury, Gem Stapleton
      Pages 107-122 Open Access
  5. Diagrams and Education

  6. Design Principles for Diagrams

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. Anitta Thomas, Aurona J. Gerber, Alta van der Merwe
      Pages 197-211
    3. Ulf Rüegg, Christoph Daniel Schulze, Daniel Grevismühl, Reinhard von Hanxleden
      Pages 212-218
    4. Christoph Daniel Schulze, Christina Plöger, Reinhard von Hanxleden
      Pages 219-225
    5. Keith McGreggor, Ashok Goel
      Pages 226-231
  7. Diagrams Layout

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 233-233
    2. Simone Kriglstein, Johanna Haider, Günter Wallner, Margit Pohl
      Pages 235-249
    3. Mohanad Alqadah, Gem Stapleton, John Howse, Peter Chapman
      Pages 250-257
    4. Barbara Tversky, Jie Gao, James E. Corter, Yuko Tanaka, Jeffrey V. Nickerson
      Pages 258-264
    5. Richard Burns, Eric Balawejder, Wiktoria Domanowska, Stephanie Elzer Schwartz, Sandra Carberry
      Pages 265-271
  8. Posters

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 281-281
    2. Dominique Tranquille, Gem Stapleton, Jim Burton, Peter Rodgers
      Pages 283-285
    3. Amirouche Moktefi, Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen
      Pages 286-288
    4. Hans Smessaert, Lorenz Demey
      Pages 289-292
    5. Dave Barker-Plummer, Michael Murray
      Pages 293-295
    6. Gem Stapleton, Mateja Jamnik, Atsushi Shimojima
      Pages 296-299
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 301-301

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th International
Conference on the Theory and Application of Diagrams, Diagrams 2016,
held in Philadelphia, PA, USA, in August 2016.

The 12 revised full papers and 11 short papers presented together with 5 posters were carefully reviewed and selected from 48 submissions. The papers are organized in the following topical sections: cognitive aspects of diagrams; logic and diagrams; Euler and Venn diagrams; diagrams and education; design principles for diagrams; diagrams layout.


cognition diagram design information visualization ontologies problem solving Boolean algebra cognitive science completeness cultural schemas diagrammatic patterns graph drawing hypergraphs inference knowledge representation linear diagrams logical geometry OWL theorem proving trees visual content analysis

Editors and affiliations

  • Mateja Jamnik
    • 1
  • Yuri Uesaka
    • 2
  • Stephanie Elzer Schwartz
    • 3
  1. 1.The University of Cambridge CambridgeUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.The University of Tokyo TokyoJapan
  3. 3.Millersville University MillersvilleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-42332-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-42333-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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