Workshop on Spatial Thinking CFP @ COSIT

Oct 12, 2015 • Categories: Related Initiatives | Research

The Center for Spatial Studies invites you to participate in the Workshop on Teaching Spatial Thinking from Interdisciplinary Perspectives (SPATIALTHINKING2015) When: October 12, 2015 Where: Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA Collocated with Conference on Spatial Information Theory XII (COSIT 2015) Workshop URI: http://linkedscience.org/events/spatialthinking2015 Hashtag:...

Spatial Discovery Expert Meeting: Final Report

Aug 24, 2015 • Categories: Featured | News | Publications | Specialist Meetings

Final Report on our 2015 Specialist Meeting on Spatial Discovery Editors: Savannah Cooley,  Sara Lafia, Antonio Medrano, Denise Stephens, and Werner Kuhn This report summarizes a two-day expert meeting on “Spatial Discovery,” organized jointly by the Library and the Center for Spatial Studies of the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), and held on June 16–17, 2015 at the Upham Hotel, in Santa Barbara. The 24 participants contributed...

Spatial Approaches to Information Search CFP

Jul 31, 2015 • Categories: Featured | News | Publications | Research

Call for Papers: Spatial Cognition & Computation Special Issue on Spatial Approaches to Information Search Call for Papers Guest editors Andrea Ballatore, Center for Spatial Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) Werner Kuhn, Geography/Center for Spatial Studies, UCSB Mary Hegarty, Psychological and Brain Sciences/Center for Spatial Studies, UCSB Ed Parsons, Google We invite papers to be submitted to a special issue in the...

Library Receives Gift to Support Spatial Data Research

Jul 13, 2015 • Categories: Featured | News | Research

The UC Santa Barbara Library has received a generous anonymous gift that will support research to identify more effective technical ways of identifying spatial data. The Spatial Discovery Fund aims to raise awareness of spatial and data analysis in research and teaching. Deep exploration across disciplines, and its impact on the university, is possible only because of donor support and a commitment to intellectual discovery. Read...

Spatial Archives

Jul 1, 2015 • Categories: Featured | News | Projects | Research | Resources

The Center for Spatial Studies is creating an archive through the California Digital Library’s e-Scholarship initiative to preserve in perpetuity,and to enhance access to, the accomplishments and publications of the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA)…

Spatial Search: Final Report

Apr 6, 2015 • Categories: Featured | News | Publications | Specialist Meetings

Final Report on our 2014 Specialist Meeting on Spatial Search Editors: Andrea Ballatore,  Mary Hegarty, Werner Kuhn, and Ed Parsons This specialist meeting on the theme of spatial search provided a platform for exploring research frontiers at the interface of computer science, cognitive science, and other disciplines, especially in the context of geographically referenced information. This report reviews the discussions among 36 experts from...