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Title The construction of cognitive maps / edited by Juval Portugali.
Imprint Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996.

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Series GeoJournal library ; v. 32
GeoJournal library ; v. 32.
Subject Geographical perception.
Alt Name Portugali, Juval.
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Series GeoJournal library ; v. 32
GeoJournal library ; v. 32.
Subject Geographical perception.
Alt Name Portugali, Juval.
Description 1 online resource (x, 365 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Front Matter; The Construction of Cognitive Maps: An Introduction; Inter-Representation Networks and Cognitive Maps; Synergetics, Inter-Representation Networks and Cognitive Maps; Neural Network Models of Cognitive Maps; Connectionist Models in Spatial Cognition; The Ecological Approach to Navigation: A Gibsonian Perspective; Verbal Directions for Way-Finding: Space, Cognition, and Language; From Visual Information to Cognitive Maps; Constructing Cognitive Maps With Orientation Biases; Cognitive Mapping and Wayfinding by Adults Without Vision.
Summary Aimed at researchers and students of cognitive mapping and environmental cognition, this work focuses on the cognitive processes by which one form of information is being transformed into another, and by which multiple forms of information participate in constructing cognitive maps.
ISBN 0585334854 (electronic bk.)
9780585334851 (electronic bk.)
0792339495
9780792339496
OCLC # 45843098
Additional Format Print version: Construction of cognitive maps. Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996 0792339495 (DLC) 96001812 (OCoLC)34149149
Table of Contents
 Contributors 
 Acknowledgements 
 The Construction of Cognitive Maps: An Introduction / Juval Portugali1
 Inter-representation networks and cognitive mapping / Juval Portugali11
 Synergetics, Inter-representation networks and cognitive maps / Hermann Haken, Juval Portugali45
 Neural network models of cognitive maps / Sucharita Gopal69
 Connectionist models in spatial cognition / Thea Ghiselli-Crippa, Stephen C. Hirtle, Paul Munro87
 The ecological approach to navigation: A Gibsonian perspective / Harry Heft105
 Verbal directions for way-finding: Space, cognition and language / Helen Couclelis133
 From visual information to cognitive maps / Jeanne Sholl157
 Constructing cognitive maps with orientation biases / Robert Lloyd, Rex Cammack187
 Cognitive mapping and wayfinding by adults without vision / Reginald G. Golledge, Roberta L. Klatzky, Jack M. Loomis215
 The construction of cognitive maps by children with visual impairments / Simon Ungar, Mark Blades, Christopher Spencer247
 Languages as a means of constructing and conveying cognitive maps / Nancy Franklin275
 Modes of linearization in the description of spatial configurations / Marie-Paule Daniel, Luc Carite, Michel Denis297
 Modeling directional knowledge and reasoning in environmental space: testing qualitative metrics / Daniel R. Montello, Andrew U. Frank321
 Mapping as a cultural universal / David Stea, James M. Blaut, Jennifer Stephens345
 Subject Index361


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