A survey of qualitative spatial representations

@article{Chen2013ASO,
  title={A survey of qualitative spatial representations},
  author={Juan Chen and Anthony G. Cohn and Da-you Liu and Sheng-sheng Wang and Jihong Ouyang and Qiangyuan Yu},
  journal={The Knowledge Engineering Review},
  year={2013},
  volume={30},
  pages={106 - 136}
}
Abstract Representation and reasoning with qualitative spatial relations is an important problem in artificial intelligence and has wide applications in the fields of geographic information system, computer vision, autonomous robot navigation, natural language understanding, spatial databases and so on. The reasons for this interest in using qualitative spatial relations include cognitive comprehensibility, efficiency and computational facility. This paper summarizes progress in qualitative… 
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