Synergies

CS360 brings together researchers from various disciplines who apply conceptual spaces in one or more research areas for practical or theoretical purposes. Learn more about the project and how to join as a principal investigator, project adviser, or a sub-project researcher Advertisements

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Call for Papers, deadline 30 SEPT 2017

Following the conference “Conceptual Spaces@Work 2016,” we invite submissions of book chapter-manuscripts for consideration as a contribution to the edited volume “Concepts and their Applications,” to be published in 2018 as a volume of Synthese library,  Studies in Epistemology, Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science, Springer, edited by Mauri Kaipainen, Antti Hautamäki, Peter Gärdenfors, and […]

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Upcoming events

The ‘Reasoning in CS-group’ meets in Windsor, ON, Canada on 17 MAY; in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on 28-29 June 2016, Södertorn, Sweden, on 24 August 2016, and Turin, Italy, on 16 DEC 2016. Details.

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New Book: Applications of Conceptual Spaces

This volume provides an overview of applications of conceptual spaces theory, beginning with an introduction to the modeling tool that unifies the chapters. The first section explores issues of linguistic semantics, including speakers’ negotiation of meaning. Further sections address computational and ontological aspects of constructing conceptual spaces, while the final section looks at philosophical applications. […]

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Conceptual Spaces

Conceptual spaces are a modelling tool for various kinds of semantic or world knowledge that is possessed by human agents or artifacts such as robots and computers. The conceptual spaces model is situated between the symbolic approach—which starts from the assumption that cognition is symbol manipulation—and associationism, where associations between different kinds of information elements […]

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