Qualitative Spatial Reasoning in Interpreting Text and Narrative

  • Ernest Davis
  • Published 2013 in Spatial Cognition & Computation


Simple natural language texts and narratives often raise problems in commonsense spatial knowledge and reasoning of surprising logical complexity and geometric richness. In this paper, I consider a dozen short texts — five taken from literature, the remainder contrived as illustrations — and discuss the spatial reasoning involved in understanding them. I… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/13875868.2013.824976


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@article{Davis2013QualitativeSR, title={Qualitative Spatial Reasoning in Interpreting Text and Narrative}, author={Ernest Davis}, journal={Spatial Cognition & Computation}, year={2013}, volume={13}, pages={264-294} }