Theory And Application Of Diagrams: First International Conference, Diagrams 2000, Edinburgh, Scotland, Uk, September 1-3, 2000 Proceed by Michael AndersonTheory And Application Of Diagrams: First International Conference, Diagrams 2000, Edinburgh, Scotland, Uk, September 1-3, 2000 Proceed by Michael Anderson

Theory And Application Of Diagrams: First International Conference, Diagrams 2000, Edinburgh…

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Diagrams 2000 is dedicated to the memory of Jon Barwise. Diagrams 2000 was the ?rst event in a new interdisciplinary conference series on the Theory and Application of Diagrams. It was held at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, September 1-3, 2000. Driven by the pervasiveness of diagrams in human communication and by the increasing availability of graphical environments in computerized work, the study of diagrammatic notations is emerging as a research ?eld in its own right. This development has simultaneously taken place in several scienti?c disciplines, including, amongst others: cognitive science, arti?cial intelligence, and computer science. Consequently, a number of di?erent workshop series on this topic have been successfully organized during the last few years: Thinking with Diagrams, Theory of Visual Languages, Reasoning with Diagrammatic Representations, and Formalizing Reasoning with Visual and Diagrammatic Representations. Diagrams are simultaneously complex cognitive phenonema and sophis- cated computational artifacts. So, to be successful and relevant the study of diagrams must as a whole be interdisciplinary in nature. Thus, the workshop series mentioned above decided to merge into Diagrams 2000, as the single - terdisciplinary conference for this exciting new ?eld. It is intended that Diagrams 2000 should become the premier international conference series in this area and provide a forum with su?cient breadth of scope to encompass researchers from all academic areas who are studying the nature of diagrammatic representations and their use by humans and in machines.
Title:Theory And Application Of Diagrams: First International Conference, Diagrams 2000, Edinburgh…Format:PaperbackDimensions:520 pagesPublished:August 23, 2000Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Invited Talks.- Invited Talk: Representations to Mediate Geospatial Collaborative Reasoning: A Cognitive-Semiotic Perspective.- Invited Talk: Jon Barwise: A Heterogeneous Appreciation.- Tutorial 1 - Formal Approaches to Diagrams.- Tutorial 1: Formal Approaches to Visual Language Specification and Understanding.- Tutorial 2 - Cognitive Approach to Diagrams.- Tutorial 2a: Cognitive History of Science: The Roles of Diagrammatic Representations in Discovery and Modeling Discovery.- Tutorial 2b: Cognitive (Production System) Modelling of How an Expert Uses a Cartesian Graph.- Tutorial 2c: The Coordination of External Representations and Internal Mental Representations in Display-Based Cognitive Tasks.- Logic and Diagrams.- Positive Semantics of Projections in Venn-Euler Diagrams.- On the Completeness and Expressiveness of Spider Diagram Systems.- Non-standard Logics for Diagram Interpretation.- Reviving the Iconicity of Beta Graphs.- Constraint Matching for Diagram Design: Qualitative Visual Languages.- Picking Knots from Trees.- Theoretical Concerns about Diagrams.- Differentiating Diagrams: A New Approach.- Logical Systems and Formality.- Distinctions with Differences: Comparing Criteria for Distinguishing Diagrammatic from Sentential Systems.- Cognition and Diagrams.- How People Extract Information from Graphs: Evidence from a Sentence-Graph Verification Paradigm.- Restricted Focus Viewer: A Tool for Tracking Visual Attention.- Communicating Dynamic Behaviors: Are Interactive Multimedia Presentations Better than Static Mixed-Mode Presentations?.- Capacity Limits in Diagrammatic Reasoning.- Human Communication with Diagrams.- Recording the Future: Some Diagrammatic Aspects of Time Management.- Lines, Blobs, Crosses and Arrows: Diagrammatic Communication with Schematic Figures.- Animated Diagrams: An Investigation into the Cognitive Effects of Using Animation to Illustrate Dynamic Processes.- A Comparison of Graphics and Speech in a Task-Oriented Interaction.- Diagramming Aesthetics: Modernism and Architecture in the 21st Century.- Diagrammatic Reasoning/Proof Systems.- JVenn: A Visual Reasoning System with Diagrams and Sentences.- A Proposal for Automating Diagrammatic Reasoning in Continuous Domains.- Playing with Diagrams.- The Use of Intermediate Graphical Constructions in Problem Solving with Dynamic, Pixel-Level Diagrams.- Diagrams for Systems, Systems for Diagrams.- Treatment of Diagrams in Document Image Analysis.- Universal Arrow Foundations for Visual Modeling.- Diagrammatic Acquisition of Functional Knowledge for Product Configuration Systems with the Unified Modeling Language.- Evaluating the Intelligibility of Diagrammatic Languages Used in the Specification of Software.- Executing Diagram Sequences.- MetaBuilder: The Diagrammer's Diagrammer.- Diagrammatic Control of Diagrammatic Structure Generation.- Two-Dimensional Positioning as Visual Thinking.- Reordering the Reorderable Matrix as an Algorithmic Problem.- Posters.- Clouds: A Module for Automatic Learning of Concept Maps.- A Diagrammatic Notation for Interval Algebra.- Animation of Diagrams: An Aid to Learning?.- Diagrams as Components of Multimedia Discourse: A Semiotic Approach.- Formalising the Essence of Diagrammatic Syntax.- Using Grids in Maps.- Case Analysis in Euclidean Geometry: An Overview.- Bar Charts Recognition Using Hough Based Syntactic Segmentation.- Experimenting with Aesthetics-Based Graph Layout.