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 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...

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...

Spatial Thinking Across the College Curriculum

Specialist Meeting Description This two-day specialist meeting included invited plenary presentations by experts on challenges of spatial thinking in different disciplines, cognitive analyses of spatial thinking processes, and current best practices in educating spatial thinking. In smaller breakout sessions, disciplinary experts, cognitive scientists, and college administrators worked together to identify the current state of our understanding...