BSCC Projects

Spatial Cognition in Surgical Practice: Exploring the Influence and Development of Spatial Cognitive Processes in Laparoscopic Skill Learning (Aug 2018 - May 2021). PI: Holger Schultheis.

HIPS: Hip-Replacement Implantation Preparation Simulator (Sep 2016 - Apr 2019). PI: Gabriel Zachmann. 

Mahidol Bremen Medical Informatics Research Unit (since 2018). Directors: Peter Haddawy, Christian Freksa.

Spatial Reasoning in Everyday Activity (part of Collaborative Research Center SFB 1320 Everyday Activity Science and Engineering, Jul 2017 - Jun 2021). PI: Holger Schultheis.

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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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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.

Lichtenberg-Professur "Improving spatial interactions with novel ubiquitous interfaces" (Johannes Schöning)

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

Bremen-Mahidol Student Exchange ProgramChristian Freksa, Peter Haddawy.

PhD project "Spatial cognition in surgical practice: Exploring the influence and development of spatial cognitive processes in laparoscopic skill learning" (Tina Vajsbaher)

PhD project "An intelligent tutoring system for situated decision making in dental surgery" (Narumol Vannaprathip)

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

Completed Projects

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

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

  • Sonification and Spatial Cognition for Surgical Learning and 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. 

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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 "Objective assessment and feedback generation in dental surgical simulation: A framework based on correlating procedure and outcome" (Myat Su Yin)

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)