Cognition, Behavior and Design 1

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Cartography Specialty Group, Geographic Information Science and Systems Specialty Group, Digital Geographies Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/11/2018
Start / End Time: 10:00 AM / 11:40 AM (MDT)
Room: Southdown, Sheraton, 4th Floor
Organizers: Alexander Savelyev
Chairs: Alexander Savelyev


We invite theoretical and empirical contributions exploring geocomputation, geovisualization, navigation and wayfinding, map use, user studies, and methodologies for designing, developing, and evaluating geographic information and tools that leverage geographic data.

Topics include (but are not limited to):
- geovisualization and visual analytics (design, evaluation and/or cognitive issues),
- visualization, cognition, and use of uncertainty in decision making,
- application of geovisualization displays and tools to understanding spatial cognition,
- methods for and application of cognitive theories and methods to understanding issues in geographic research (including fMRI),
- human-geovisualization interaction and usability research,
- cognition of space-time representations,
- wayfinding and navigation,
- cognitive map design research,
- usability of digital geographic displays.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Andrew Kim*, SUNY - Albany, Rui Li, SUNY - Albany, Visual Variables on Mobile Devices: An Empirical Investigation of Their Roles on Spatial Awareness 20 10:00 AM
Presenter Anthony C Robinson*, The Pennsylvania State University, The Presence of Absence: Representing Missing and Absent Information on Maps 20 10:20 AM
Presenter Menno-Jan Kraak*, University of Twente, Do all maps need a legend? 20 10:40 AM
Presenter Somayeh Dodge*, University of Minnesota, Pinki Wong, University of Minnesota, Glenn Xavier, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, The role of visualization in computational movement analytics 20 11:00 AM
Presenter Alexander Savelyev*, Texas State University, Evaluating five years of system design and development - how hard could it be? 20 11:20 AM

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