Monday, October 15, 2007

AAG 08 Call for Papers: Cognitive Issues in Geographic Information Visualization

Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers Boston, MA, April 15-19, 2008

Call for Participation

Session: Cognitive Issues in Geographic Information Visualization

Organizers: Sara Irina Fabrikant (University of Zurich) and Amy Lobben (University of Oregon)

Specialty Group Sponsors: Cartography, GIS, and Environmental Perception & Behavioral Geography


We invite papers within the interdisciplinary research area of geographic information visualization and cognition. Specifically of interest are theoretical and empirical contributions exploring the human-geovisualization display interface. This includes (but is not limited to):

~ geovisualization design research (2D/3D, animated/virtual/ immersive, static/interactive/mobile, etc.) ~ the application of cognitive theories and methods to understanding
geovisualization displays & geovis tool use ~ the application of geovisualization displays & tools to understanding spatial cognition ~ reasoning, inference & decision making with geovisualization displays & tools ~ human-geovisualization interaction research


In addition to geographers, GIScientists, and cartographers, we are also looking for speakers from a broad range of disciplines, including but not limited to psychology, cognitive science, education, HCI, etc.

To be included in this session, please:

1. Register and submit your abstract online following the AAG Guidelines (

2. Email your presenter identification number (PIN), paper title, and abstract to both of the session organizers by October 26, 2007.

Contact Information

Sara Irina Fabrikant (University of Zurich)

Amy Lobben (University of Oregon)