Event-Oriented Approaches in Geographic information Science: A Special Issue of spatial Cognition and Computation, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Event-Oriented Approaches in Geographic information Science

A Special Issue of spatial Cognition and Computation, 1st Edition

Edited by Kathleen Hornsby, Michael Worboys

Psychology Press

104 pages

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Paperback: 9780805895315
pub: 2004-05-25

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This special issue originated from a workshop held in Holden, Maine in November 2002 on the topic of event-oriented approaches for geographic information science. Following the workshop, a call for papers was distributed, resulting in nine papers being submitted for review. Four of these papers appear in this special issue and cover:

*events performed by humans from the psychological perspective;

*information services that must guide users through a set of decision points that are based on ontologies that typically do not capture dynamic aspects, such as events and actions;

*"multiaspect" phenomena, such as floods and wildfires, that are not adequately and separately describable either as dynamic objects or as spatiotemporal fields; and

*the foundations for ontologies of the dynamic world in which snapshot views of the world at a single time and happenings over time have an equal but complementary status.

Table of Contents

Volume 4, Number 1, 2004

Contents: K. Hornsby, M. Worboys, Editorial. ARTICLES: B. Tversky, J.M. Zacks, P. Lee, Events by Hand and Feet. M. Raubal, W. Kuhn, Ontology-Based Task Simulation. A. Galton, Fields and Objects in Space, Time, and Space-Time. P. Grenon, B. Smith, SNAP and SPAN: Towards Dynamic Spatial Ontology.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Cognitive Psychology