Human Factors in GIScience Fall Mini-Lecture Series

The Human Factors in GIScience Lab is organizing a series of mini lectures for fall 2011. The lectures will highlight GIScience research topics in spatial cognition/human factors.

All lectures are scheduled to take place in 319 Walker building. The schedule is below.

November 8, noon to 1:00 p.m.
Lynn Liben, Penn State
"Understanding Geospatial Representations: A Cognitive Developmental Approach"

November 9, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Stephen Hirtle, University of Pittsburgh
"What makes directions tricky?"

December 6, noon to 1:00 p.m.
Masahiro Takatsuka, University of Sydney, Australia
User-Centred Information Visualisation

December 13, noon to 1:00 p.m.
Jan Oliver Wallgrun, Penn State
Models of Human Commonsense Reasoning with Spatial Relations - A GIScience Perspective

Human Factors Mini-Lecture series

For more information, contact Alexander Klippel at