Workshop: Models and Representations in Spatial Cognition
Second International Workshop

from: 2017, 06 Apr - 09:00 to: 2017, 07 Apr - 18:00

The workshop is a follow-up of a very successful event held at the Hanse Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst, Germany, in March 2016 (find more information here). It gathers researchers from the neuro- and cognitive sciences, psychology, linguistics, computer science, geo-information systems, and mathematics. It addresses common themes and problems in the employed models of space and spatial representation. Topics include cognitive models of space and spatial behavior, geometry and graph-theory in spacerepresentation, neural networks and machine learning approaches, the role of spatial language, and the ontology of space and object representations. The workshop will take two full days and comprises twelve selected presentations, arranged in four topical sessions. Each session will be followed by a panel discussion identifying synergies and possible interactions between fields.

Confirmed Speakers:
Marios Avraamides, University of Cyprus
Michel Denis, CNRS
Simon Dobnik, University of Gothenburg
Andrew Glennerster, University of Reading
John Kelleher, Dublin Inst. of Technology
Franz-Benjamin Mocnik, Heidelberg Univ.
Holger Schultheis, Bremen University
Hans Skov-Petersen, Univ. of Copenhagen
Thora Tenbrink, Bangor University
Tyler Thrash, ETH Zurich
Jan Wiener, Bournemouth University

Call for Poster Contributions:
We will organize a poster session for additional attendants. To apply, please send an abstract of maximal 300 words length together with the title and a list of authors and their affiliations to Hans-Peter Mallot.

Closing date is February 28th, 2017.

Fees: For refreshments and catering, a fee of 50€ will be collected at registration.

For further information about the event, see the official webpage.

Location: Tübingen castle, Schloss Hohentübingen, Burgsteige 11, 72076 Tübingen, Germany
  • University of Tübingen
  • Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Contact: Prof. Dr. Hanspeter Mallot