Representing Knowledge of Large-Scale Space

  title={Representing Knowledge of Large-Scale Space},
  author={Benjamin Jack Kuipers and Carl Hewitt and Dan Bobrow},
This dissertation presents a model of the knowledge a person has about the spatial structure of a large-scale environment: the \cognitive map." The functions of the cognitive map are to assimilate new information about the environment, to represent the current position, and to answer routending and relative-position problems. This model (called the TOUR model) analyzes the cognitive map in terms of symbolic descriptions of the environment and operations on those descriptions. Knowledge about a… CONTINUE READING
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