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...

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...

Spatial Discovery

A private grant was awarded to the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) to study the challenges and strategies that libraries and researchers face in trying to discover linked spatial data via metadata on diverse platforms and in a variety of environments. The research is being carried out in a collaboration between the UCSB Library and the Center for Spatial Studies. The desired outcome of the Spatial Discovery project is to (1)...

Advancing the Spatially Enabled Smart Campus: Final Report

May 28, 2014 • Categories: Featured | News | Publications | Specialist Meetings

Final Report on our 2013 Specialist Meeting on Advancing the Spatially Enabled Smart Campus Authors: Donald G. Janelle, Werner Kuhn, Michael Gould, and Maureen Lovegreen This 2-day specialist meeting in December 2013 was conceived and organized by The Center for Spatial Studies (spatial@ucsb) at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). The meeting combined “thinking big” (asking what will make campuses smarter in the...