COSIT 2022
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UPDATE on 20 May 2022:

We are pleased to share with you the first version of the conference program with a list of keynote speakers and accepted papers. We will have exciting five days full of themed discussions and lightning talks as well as various social activities. A more detailed program will follow. See you all there. Thanks.

COSIT 2022

Keynote Speakers

Ruth C. Dalton
Inaugural/Founding Professor of Architecture, Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts, Lancaster University

Jeremy M. Wolfe
Professor of Ophthalmology and Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Director of the Visual Attention Lab, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Accepted Papers

Full Papers (to be published in the LIPIcs proceedings):

“Automatically discovering conceptual neighborhoods using machine learning methods”
Ling Cai, Krzysztof Janowicz, and Rui Zhu

“What do you mean you’re in Trafalgar Square? Comparing distance thresholds for geospatial prepositions”
Niloofar Aflaki, Kristin Stock, Christopher B. Jones, Hans Guesgen, Jeremy Morley, and Yukio Fukuzawa

“Empirical evidence for concepts of spatial information as cognitive means for interpreting and using maps”
Enkhbold Nyamsuren, Eric Top, Haiqi Xu, Niels Steenbergen, and Simon Scheider

“Rethinking route Choices! On the importance of route selection in wayfinding experiments”
Bartosz Mazurkiewicz, Markus Kattenbeck, and Ioannis Giannopoulos

“Predicting distance and direction from text locality descriptions for biological specimen collections”
Ruoxuan Liao, Pragyan Das, Christopher Jones, and Kristin Stock

“An online algorithm for handling qualitative spatio-temporal information”
Zhiguo Long, Qiyuan Hu, Hua Meng, and Michael Sioutis

“Generalized, inaccurate, incomplete: How to comprehensively analyze sketch maps beyond their metric correctness”
Angela Schwering, Jakub Krukar, and Charu Manivannn

“I can tell by your eyes! Continuous gaze-based turn-activity prediction reveals spatial familiarity”
Negar Alinaghi, Markus Kattenbeck, and Ioannis Giannopoulos

“Perceptions of qualitative spatial arrangements of three objects”
Ningran Xu, Ivan Majic, and Martin Tomko

Vision Papers (to be published in the LIPIcs proceedings):

“Are psychological variables relevant to evaluating geoinformatics applications? The case of landmarks”
Jakub Krukar and Angela Schwering

“New human dynamics in the emerging metaverse: Towards a quantum phygital model by integrating space and place”
Daniel Sui and Shih-Lung Shaw

Short Papers (to be published in the LIPIcs proceedings):

“Geographically varying coefficient regression: GWR-exit and GAM-on?”
Alexis Comber, Paul Harris, and Chris Brunsdon

“3D sketch maps: Concept, potential benefits, and challenges”
Kevin Gonyop Kim, Jakub Krukar, Panagiotis Mavros, Jiayan Zhao, Peter Kiefer, Angela Schwering, Christoph Hölscher, and Martin Raubal

“The effect of abstract vs. realistic 3D visualization on landmark and route knowledge acquisition”
Armand Kapaj, Enru Lin, and Sara Lanini-Maggi

“Smart crowd management: The data, the users and the solution”
Laure De Cock, Nico Van de Weghe, Steven Verstockt, and Christophe Vandeviver

“Large-scale spatial prediction by scalable geographically weighted regression: Comparative study”
Daisuke Murakami, Narumasa Tsutsumida, Takahiro Yoshida, and Tomoki Nakaya

“A weather-aware framework for population mobility modelling”
Vanessa Brum-Bastos, Kamil Smolak, Witold Rohm, and Katarzyna Sila-Nowicka

“Qualitative spatial reasoning over questions”
Mohammad Kazemi Beydokhti, Matt Duckham, Yaguang Tao, Maria Vasardani, and Amy Griffin

“Transcepts: Connecting entity representations across conceptual views on spatial information”
Eric Top and Simon Scheider

“A computational method for the classification of mental representations of objects in 3D space”
Samuel S. Sohn, Panagiotis Mavros, Mubbasir Kapadia, and Christoph Hölscher

“A comparison of geographically weighted principal components analysis methodologies”
Narumasa Tsutsumida, Daisuke Murakami, Takahiro Yoshida, Tomoki Nakaya, Binbin Lu, Paul Harris, and Alexis Comber

“Abnormal situation simulation and dynamic causality discovery in urban traffic networks”
Yadi Wang, Yicheng Pan, Meng Ma, and Ping Wang

“Spatial and spatiotemporal matching framework for causal inference”
Kamal Akbari and Martin Tomko

“An entropy-based model for indoor self-localization through dialogue”
Kimia Amoozandeh, Ehsan Hamzei, and Martin Tomko

“Collaborative wayfinding under distributed spatial knowledge”
Panagiotis Mavros, Saskia Kuliga, Ed Manley, Hilal Fitri, Michael Joos, and Christoph Hölscher

“Abnormal trajectory-gap detection”
Arun Sharma, Jayant Gupta, and Shashi Shekhar

“Improving pedestrians traffic priority via grouping and virtual lanes in shared spaces”
Yao Li, Vinu Kamalasanan, Mariana Batista, and Monika Sester

“Eye blink-related brain potentials during landmark-based navigation in virtual reality”
Bingjie Cheng, Enru Lin, Klaus Gramann, and Anna Wunderlich

“Representing computational relations in knowledge graphs using functional languages”
Yanmin Qi, Heshan Du, Amin Farjudian, and Yunqiang Zhu

Short papers for oral presentations:

“Platial rhythm”
Daniel Romm and Grant McKenzie

“Spatial information, the brain, and the potential cognitive benefits of the environment”
May Yuan and Kristen Kennedy

Short papers for poster presentations:

“aMPdist: Improving the performance of time series similarity computation using approximation and indexing”
Mihalis Tsoukalos, Georgios Chatzigeorgakidis, Nikos Platis, and Spiros Skiadopoulos

“Towards improving pilots’ spatial awareness through cross-sectional weather visualizations”
Adrian Sarbach, Peter Kiefer, and Raubal Martin

“Place-based semantic similarity”
Sarah Battersby, Grant McKenzie, and Vidya Setlur