LINGUIST List 13.464

Tue Feb 19 2002

Confs: Theory and Application of Diagrams

Editor for this issue: Marie Klopfenstein <>

Please keep conferences announcement as short as you can; LINGUIST will not post conference announcements which in our opinion are excessively long.


  1. D2K2, Call for Participation: Diagrams'2002

Message 1: Call for Participation: Diagrams'2002

Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 12:33:55 +0100
From: D2K2 <>
Subject: Call for Participation: Diagrams'2002

 Diagrams 2002
Second International Conference on Theory and Application of Diagrams
 April 18-20, 2002
 Callaway Gardens, Georgia, USA

Sponsored by:
Office of Naval Research
American Association for Artificial Intelligence
Cognitive Science Society

In cooperation with:
Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence
Japanese Cognitive Science Society

- ---------------------------------------
Diagrams 2002 Preliminary Programme

April 18 Thursday
 8:00 - Welcome

 8:30 - Invited Talk: What Does It Mean for a 9:30 Computer to do
 Diagrammatic Reasoning?: A Functional Characterization of
 Diagrammatic Reasoning and Its Implications
 B. Chandrasekaran, Ohio State University
 9:30 - Refreshments
10:00 - Paper Session: Understanding and Communicating with Diagrams
	 Movement Conceptualizations in Graphical Communication
	 Ichiro Umata, Yasuhiro Katagiri, and Atsushi Shimojima
	 Toward a Model of Knowledge-based Graph Comprehension
 Eric G. Freedman and Priti Shah

	 Learning on Paper: Diagrams and Discovery in Game Playing
 Susan L. Epstein

 11:30 - Lunch

 1:00 - Paper Session: Diagrams in Mathematics
	 Using Animation in Diagrammatic Theorem Proving
	 Daniel Winterstein, Alan Bundy, Corin Gurr,
 and Mateja Jamnik

 Generating Euler diagrams
 Jean Flower and John Howse

	 Corresponding Regions in Euler Diagrams
	 John Howse, Gem Stapleton, Jean Flower, and John Taylor

 2:30 - Refreshments
 3:30 Poster Session: Computational Aspects of Diagrammatic 
 and Reasoning

	 CDEG: Computerized Diagrammatic Euclidean Geometry
 Nathaniel Miller

	 Compositional Semantics for Diagrams using Constrained
 Bharat Jayaraman and Pallavi Tambay

	 Analogous Diagrams: Retrieving 2-D Line Drawings by
 Patrick W. Yaner and Ashok K. Goel

	 A System that Supports Using Student-Drawn Diagrams to
	 Assess Comprehension of Mathematical Formulas
 Steven Tanimoto, William Winn, and
 David Akers

	 A Tool for Performing and Analyzing Experiments on
	 Graphical Communication
 Patrick G.T.Healey, Nik Swoboda, and
 James King

	 Grammar-based Layout for A Visual Programming Language
	 Generation System
 Ke-Bing Zhang, Kang Zhang, and Mehmet
 A. Orgun

	 Heterogeneous Data Querying in a Diagrammatic Information
 Michael Anderson and Brian Andersen

	 Visualization vs. Specification in Diagrammatic Notations:
	 A Case Study with the UML
 Zinovy Diskin

 3:30 - Paper Session: Logic and Diagrams
	 The Inferential-Expressive Trade-Off: a Case Study of
	 Tabular Representations
 Atsushi Shimojima

 Modeling Heterogeneous Systems
 Nik Swoboda and Gerard Allwein

 On Diagram Tokens and Types
	 John Howse, Fernando Molina, Sun-Joo Shin, and John Taylor

April 19 Friday

 8:00 - 9:30 Paper Session: Diagrams in Human-Computer Interaction

	 Effects of Navigation and Position on Task when
	 Presenting Diagrams to Blind People using Sound
 David James Bennett

	 A Fuzzy Visual Query Language for a Domain-Specific Web
	 Search Engine
 Christian Collberg

	 Diagrammatic Integration of Abstract Operations into
	 Software Work Contexts
 Alan F. Blackwell and Hanna Wallach

 9:30 - Refreshments

 10:00 - Paper Session: How They look at Diagrams and Why It Matters
	 Extracting Explicit and Implict Information from Complex
	 J. Gregory Trafton, Sandra Marshall, Farilee Mintz, and
	 Susan Trickett

	 An RFV Study of Visual Attention and Representation
	 Switching During Java Program Debugging
	 Pablo Romero, Richard Cox, Benedict du Boulay,
 and Rudi Lutz

	 Guiding Attention Produces Inferences in Diagram-based
	 Problem Solving
	 Elizabeth R. Grant and Michael J. Spivey

 11:30 - Lunch

 1:00 - 2:30 Paper Session: Visualizing Information with Diagrams

	 ViCo: A Metric for the Complexity of Information
	 Johannes Gaertner, Silvia Miksch, and Stefan Carl-McGrath

	 Opening the Information Bottleneck in Complex Scheduling
	 Problems with a Novel Representation: STARK Diagrams
	 Peter C-H. Cheng, Rossano Barone, Peter I. Cowling, and
	 Samad Ahmadi

	 Using Brightness and Saturation to Visualize Belief and
 Joseph J. Pfeiffer, Jr.

 3:00 - 3:30 Business Meeting

 3:30 Early adjournement so attendees can enjoy the gardens

April 20 Saturday

 8:00 - 9:30 Paper Session: Diagrams in Software Engineering

	 Structure, Abstraction and Direct Manipulation in Diagram
 Oliver Koeth and Mark Minas

	 On the Definition of Visual Languages and Their Editors
	 Paolo Bottoni and Gennaro Costagliola

	 Describing the Syntax and Semantics of UML Statecharts in
	 a Heterogeneous Modelling Environment
	 Yan Jin, Robert Esser, and Joern W. Janneck

 9:30 - Refreshments
 10:30 Poster Session: Cognitive Aspects of Diagrammatic
 Representation and Reasoning

	 The Learnability of Diagram Semantics
 Pourang Irani

	 Understanding Simultaneity and Causality in Static
	 Diagrams versus Animation
 Sarah Kriz

	 External Representations Contribute to the Dynamic
	 Construction of Ideas
 Masaki Suwa and Barbara Tversky

	 One Small Step for a Diagram, One Giant Leap for Meaning
	 Robert R. Hoffman, John W. Coffey, Patrick J. Hayes,
	 Kenneth M. Ford, and Mary Jo Carnot.

	 Understanding Static and Dynamic Visualizations
 Sally Bogacz and J. Gregory Trafton

	 Teaching Science Teachers Electricity Using AVOW Diagrams
 Peter C-H Cheng and Nigel G Pitt

	 Conceptual Diagrams: Representing Ideas in Architectural
	 Design Processes
 Fehmi Dogan and Nancy J. Nersessian

	 Drawing in Cross-Linguistic Communication
 Charlotte R. Peters and Patrick G.T.

 10:30 - Invited Talk: Informal Tools for Designing Anywhere, Anytime,
 11:30 Anydevice User Interfaces
	 James Landay , University of California at Berkeley

 11:30 - Conference Conclusion
Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue