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Cognition for the navigation of complex Indoor environments

Hirtle, Stephen C and Bahm, CR (2015) Cognition for the navigation of complex Indoor environments. In: Indoor Wayfinding and Navigation. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 1 - 12. ISBN 9781482230857

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Indoor navigation has proved to be complex to understand and to support with the use of external aids, be it signage, maps, or navigational devices. Research on the spatial cognition of complex indoor environments for the purpose of navigation is reviewed. The result of this analysis is an aggregated view of what makes indoor environments different from out- door or transitional environments. The goal of this chapter is to coalesce the known cognitive principles to guide further research and tools in indoor wayfinding.


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Item Type: Book Section
Status: Published
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Hirtle, Stephen Chirtle@pitt.eduHIRTLE0000-0001-9621-2769
Bahm, CR
Date: 6 March 2015
Date Type: Publication
Access Restriction: No restriction; Release the ETD for access worldwide immediately.
Publisher: CRC Press
Place of Publication: Boca Raton, FL
Page Range: 1 - 12
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: School of Information Sciences > Information Science
Refereed: Yes
ISBN: 9781482230857
Title of Book: Indoor Wayfinding and Navigation
EditorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Karimi, Hassan Ahkarimi@pitt.eduHKARIMI0000-0001-5331-5004
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Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2016 13:17
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2020 19:12

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