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COSIT
2003
Springer
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Convexity in Discrete Space
This paper looks at axioms for convexity, and shows how they can be applied to discrete spaces. Two structures for a discrete geometry are considered: oriented matroids, and cell c...
Anthony J. Roy, John G. Stell
COSIT
2003
Springer
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Scale in Object and Process Ontologies
Scale is of great importance to the analysis of real world phenomena, be they enduring objects or perduring processes. This paper presents a new perspective on the concept of scale...
Femke Reitsma, Thomas Bittner
COSIT
2003
Springer
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Testing the First Law of Cognitive Geography on Point-Display Spatializations
Abstract. Spatializations are computer visualizations in which nonspatial information is depicted spatially. Spatializations of large databases commonly use distance as a metaphor ...
Daniel R. Montello, Sara Irina Fabrikant, Marco Ru...
COSIT
2003
Springer
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Landscape Categories in Yindjibarndi: Ontology, Environment, and Language
This paper describes categories for landscape elements in the language of the Yindjibarndi people, a community of Indigenous Australians. Yindjibarndi terms for topographic featur...
David M. Mark, Andrew G. Turk
COSIT
2003
Springer
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Maintaining Spatial Relations in an Incremental Diagrammatic Reasoner
Because diagrams are often created incrementally, a qualitative diagrammatic reasoning system must dynamically manage a potentially large set of spatial interpretations. This pape...
Ronald W. Ferguson, Joseph L. Bokor, Rudolph L. Ma...
COSIT
2003
Springer
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Linearized Terrain: Languages for Silhouette Representations
The scope of this paper is a qualitative description of terrain features that can be characterized using the silhouette of a terrain. The silhouette is a profile of a landform seen...
Lars Kulik, Max J. Egenhofer
COSIT
2003
Springer
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Extracting Landmarks with Data Mining Methods
Abstract. The navigation task is a very demanding application for mobile users. The algorithms of present software solutions are based on the established methods of car navigation ...
Birgit Elias
COSIT
2003
Springer
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Wayfinding Choremes
Alexander Klippel
COSIT
2003
Springer
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"Simplest" Paths: Automated Route Selection for Navigation
Numerous cognitive studies have indicated that the form and complexity of route instructions may be as important to human navigators as the overall length of route. Most automated ...
Matt Duckham, Lars Kulik
COSIT
2003
Springer
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Layers: A New Approach to Locating Objects in Space
Standard theories in mereotopology focus on relations of parthood and connection among spatial or spatio-temporal regions. Objects or processes which might be located in such regio...
Maureen Donnelly, Barry Smith