BSCC Projects

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International Lab for Local Capacity Building: Capacity building for poverty reduction in developing countries (since 2011). Christian Freksa (director), Thomas Barkowsky, Jasper van de Ven, Ahmed Loai Ali. 

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CreaCogs: Creative Cognitive Systems (Jan 2017 - Dec 2019). PI: Ana-Maria Olteteanu.

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CogQDA: Cognitive Qualitative Descriptions and Applications (Nov 2015 - Oct 2019). PI: Zoe Falomir Llansola.

HCVGI: Human-centered Relational Feature Classification for VGI (project in DFG-funded SPP 1894; Oct 2016 - Sep 2018). Christian Freksa (PI), Ahmed Loai Ali.

Creative Unit Intra-Operative Information: What Surgeons Need, When They Need It (Sep 2014 - Aug 2017)

  • Sonification and Spatial Cognition for Surgical Assistance (WPs 1.1, 1.2, 3.2). Christian Freksa (PI), Holger Schultheis, Thomas Barkowsky, Tina Vajsbaher, Tim Ziemer.
  • Autonomous Surgical Lamps. Gabriel Zachmann (PI), Jörn Teuber.


ProSocrates project: Problem-Solving, Creativity, and Spatial Reasoning in Cognitive Systems. Ana-Maria Olteteanu, Zoe Falomir Llansola (HWK Junior Associate Fellows).

Research Seminar "Strong Spatial Cognition". Christian Freksa, Ahmed Loai Ali, Thomas Barkowsky, Zoe Falomir Llansola, Ana-Maria Olteteanu, Jasper van de Ven. 

PhD project "The role of spatial structure in problem solving" (Rasmus Wienemann)

Completed Projects

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Cognitive-AmI: Semantic and Cognitive Descriptions of Scenes for Reasoning and Learning in Ambient Intelligence (Nov 2013 - Oct 2015, FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IEF). PI: Zoe Falomir Llansola.

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The 13th biannual conference KogWis 2016 - Space for Cognition of the German Society for Cognitive Science (Bremen, 26-30 September 2016). Chair: Thomas Barkowsky.

Spontane soziale Kommunikation in räumlich verteilten Gruppen durch Nutzung intelligenter Umgebungen (Oct 2014 - Dez 2016). Christian Freksa (PI), Jasper van de Ven, Frank Dylla.

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CrePS (Jan 2016 - Dez 2016). Ana-Maria Olteteanu.

PhD project "A cognitive systems framework for creative problem solving" (Ana-Maria Oltețeanu). Also see: OLB Stiftung: First prize for Ana-Maria Oltețeanu.

PhD project "Enhancing data classification quality of Volunteered Geographic Information" with DAAD German-Egyptian Long-Term Scholarship (GERLS) (Ahmed Loai Ali)

PhD project "Wissenschaftskommunikation in Forschungsverbünden - zwischen Ansprüchen und Wirklichkeit. Zum Status quo von Wissenschaftskommunikation in DFG-geförderten Sonderforschungsbereichen" (Julia Gantenberg)

Habilitation project "Modeling spatial cognition and language: Structures, processes, and methods" (Holger Schultheis)