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Commonsense, Space, Change: An AI Perspective
  • ASPMT(QS): Non-Monotonic Spatial Reasoning with Answer Set Programming Modulo Theories. 2015
  • The `Space' in Spatial Assistance Systems: Conception, Formalisation, and Computation. 2013
  • Reasoning about Space, Actions and Change: A Paradigm for Applications of Spatial Reasoning. 2012
  • Qualitative Spatial and Temporal Reasoning: Emerging Applications, Trends and Future Directions. 2011
  • CLP(QS): A Declarative Spatial Reasoning Framework. 2011
  • Modelling Dynamic Spatial Systems in the Situation Calculus. 2008

Cognitive Vision — Deep Semantics — Vision, Language, Learning
  • The Geometry of a Scene: On Deep Semantics for Visual Perception Driven Cognitive Film Studies, 2016
  • Semantic Question-Answering with Video and Eye- Tracking Data – AI Foundations for Human Visual Perception Driven Cognitive Film Studies, 2016
  • Learning Relational Event Models from Video, 2015
  • Perceptual Narratives of Space and Motion for Semantic Interpretation of Visual Data, 2014
  • Cognitive Interpretation of Everyday Activities - Toward Perceptual Narrative Based Visuo-Spatial Scene Interpretation, 2013
  • Interleaved Inductive-Abductive Reasoning for Learning Event-Based Activity Models. 2011, 2012


Geoinformatics, Geospatial Dynamics, Semantic GIS
  • Geospatial Narratives and their Spatio-Temporal Dynamics: Commonsense Reasoning for High-level Analyses in Geographic Information Systems, 2014
  • Commonsense Cognition of Geospatial Dynamics: Towards bridging the gap between Geography, Artificial Intelligence, and Cognitive Science, 2013
  • Toward Accessing Spatial Structure from Building Information Models, 2011
  • Short (and early) position statements:
    • Urban Dynamics and Geodesign: On Narrative Cognition for Dynamic GIS, 2013
    • From Quantitative to Qualitative Spaces: A Position Statement for the FOGI Workshop (Foundational Ontology, GIS), 2008
    • The Dynamic Spatio-Temporal Evolution of Hot-Spots: A Case Study into the GeoSpatial Aspects of Alcohol-Related Crime, 2006


Artificial Intelligence, Spatial Cognition, Architectural Design Cognition
  • Architectural Design Cognition: People-Centred Visuo-Spatial Cognition, and its Role in Systems and Educational Discourse for Design Conception, Computing, and Communication, 2014
  • Computing Narratives of Cognitive User Experience for Building Design Analysis: KR for Industry Scale Computer-Aided Architecture Design, 2014
  • People-Centered Spatial Design: On Visuo-Spatial Cognition in the Built Environment, 2014
  • The Shape of Empty Space: Human-Centred Cognitive Foundations in Computing for Spatial Design. 2012
  • Multi-Modal Spatial Data Access for Architecture Design Assistance. 2012
  • Spatial Computing for Design: An Artificial Intelligence Perspective. 2010


Ontology and Formal Semantics: Medical Informatics, Design
  • Ontological Modelling of Form and Function for Architectural Design. 2012
  • Ontology Driven Profiling and Information Retrieval in Medical Information Systems. 2009
  • Move: A distributed framework for materialized ontology view extraction. 2006
  • Semantic completeness in sub-ontology extraction using distributed methods. 2004

All Publications

JOURNAL ARTICLES | BOOK CHAPTERS
  1. Wałęga, P., Schultz, C., Bhatt, M. (2016). Non-Monotonic Spatial Reasoning with Answer Set Programming Modulo Theories. Journal — TPLP: Theory and Practice of Logic Programming. Cambridge University Press. pp. 1-21 DOI: 10.1017/S1471068416000193 [PDF].

  2. Bhatt, M., Schultz, C. (2016). Architectural Design Cognition: People-Centred Visuo-Spatial Cognition, and its Role in Systems and Educational Discourse for Design Conception, Computing, and Communication, in: Editors: Sabine Ammon, Inge Hinterwaldner: Anthology on: Imagery in the Age of Modelling: Operative Artifacts in the Design Process in Architecture and Engineering / Bildlichkeit im Zeitalter der Modellierung. Operative Artefakte in Entwurfsprozessen der Architektur und des Ingenieurwesens}. Editors: Sabine Ammon, Inge Hinterwaldner., pages: 460., ISBN-10: 3770558545; ISBN-13: 978-3770558544, Fink Verlag (Munich), Germany. (in press)

  3. Bhatt, M., Erdem, E., Heintz, F. Spranger, M. (2016). Cognitive Robotics. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence. 28(5): 779-780 (2016).

  4. Dubba, K., Cohn, A., David Hogg, D., Bhatt, M., and Dylla, F. (2015). Learning Relational Event Models from Video, in: Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR). Vol 53. Pages 41-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1613/jair.4395 [PDF]

  5. Eppe, M., Bhatt, M (2015). Approximate Postdictive Reasoning with Answer Set Programming. in: Journal of Applied Logic (JOAL). [PDF]

  6. Eppe, M., Bhatt, M (2015). A History Based Approximate Epistemic Action Theory for Efficient Postdictive Reasoning. in: Journal of Applied Logic (JOAL). (to appear) [PDF]

  7. Schultz, C., Bhatt, M., Borrmann, A. (2015). Bridging Qualitative Spatial Constraints and Feature-Based Parametric Modelling: Expressing Visibility and Movement Constraints Journal: Advanced Engineering Informatics: The science of supporting knowledge-intensive activities.

  8. Bhatt, M., Wallgruen, J. O. (2014). Geospatial Narratives and their Spatio-Temporal Dynamics: Commonsense Reasoning for High-level Analyses in Geographic Information Systems, ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information (ISSN 2220-9964); Special Issue on: Geospatial Monitoring and Modelling of Environmental Change IJGI., 3(1), 166-205, 2014. [PDF]

  9. Bhatt, M, Borrmann, A., Amor, R., Beetz, J. (2013). Architecture, Computing, and Design Assistance. Automation in Construction: An international research journal published by Elsevier. [DOI]

  10. Bhatt, M., Schultz, C., Freksa, C. (2013). The `Space' in Spatial Assistance Systems: Conception, Formalisation, and Computation. in Thora Tenbrink, Jan Wiener, Christophe Claramunt (editors). Representing space in cognition: Interrelations of behavior, language, and formal models. Series: Explorations in Language and Space. Oxford University Press, 2012. 978-0-19-967991-1. [PDF]

  11. Sari, A. K., Rahayu, W., Bhatt, M. (2013). An Approach for Sub-ontology Evolution in a Distributed Health Care Enterprise. Journal: Information Systems., 38(5), Pages: 727-744. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.is.2012.03.006

  12. Vikas Agrawal, Christopher Archibald, Mehul Bhatt, Hung Hai Bui, Diane J. Cook, Juan Cortés, Christopher W. Geib, Vibhav Gogate, Hans W. Guesgen, Dietmar Jannach, Michael Johanson, Kristian Kersting, George Konidaris, Lars Kotthoff, Martin Michalowski, Sriraam Natarajan, Barry O'Sullivan, Marc Pickett, Vedran Podobnik, David Poole, Lokendra Shastri, Amarda Shehu and Gita Sukthankar. (2013). The AAAI-13 Conference Workshops (2013), in: AI Magazine, 34:4, 2013.

  13. Bhatt, M. (2012). Reasoning about Space, Actions and Change: A Paradigm for Applications of Spatial Reasoning. in: Hazarika, S. (editor). Qualitative Spatio-Temporal Representation and Reasoning: Trends and Future Directions. IGI Global (PA, USA). DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61692-868-1. ISBN13: 978161692868. (forthcoming) [PDF Normal,PDF Optimized/Web]

  14. Bhatt, M., Guesgen, H. (2012). Commonsense Situational Awareness for Assistive Technologies: Agenda of the STAMI Initiative. In: Situation Awareness for Assistive Technologies., Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments (AISE), IOS Press.

  15. Schultz, C., Bhatt, M. (2012). Multi-Modal Spatial Data Access for Architecture Design Assistance. AIEDAM: Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, Special issue on: Design Computing and Cognition. Vol.26, No.2, Spring 2012, Cambridge University Press (accepted for publication). [SI url]

  16. Bhatt, M., Hois, J., Kutz, O. (2012). Ontological Modelling of Form and Function for Architectural Design. Applied Ontology Journal. (in press) [PDF)]

  17. Suchan, J., Bhatt, M. (2012). The ExpCog Framework: High-level Spatial Control and Planning for Cognitive Robotics. Bridges between the Methodological and Practical Work of the Robotics and Cognitive Systems Communities - From Sensors to Concepts. Intelligent Systems Reference Library, Springer, 2012 (in press)

  18. Bhatt, M., Guesgen, H., Woelfl, S., Hazarika, S. (2011). Qualitative Spatial and Temporal Reasoning: Emerging Applications, Trends and Future Directions. Journal of Spatial Cognition and Computation. Issue: Emerging Applications of Spatial and Temporal Reasoning. 11(1). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13875868.2010.548568, ISSN: 1387-5868 print/1542-7633 online, Taylor & Francis Group 2011. [PDF]

  19. Sari, A. K., Rahayu, W., Bhatt, M. (2011). Archetype Sub-Ontology: Improving Constraint-based Clinical Knowledge Model in Electronic Health Records.. Journal: Knowledge-Based Systems, Elsevier. (in press; Online publication: DOI)

  20. Guesgen, H., Bhatt, M. (2010). Advances in Spatial and Temporal Reasoning. J. UCS 16(11): 1388-1389 (2010) (short overview for J. UCS special issue)

  21. Bhatt, M., Rahayu, W., Soni, S and Wouters, C. (2009). Ontology Driven Profiling and Information Retrieval in Medical Information Systems. Journal of Web Semantics (JWS). ISSN: 1570-8268. [DOI, PDF]

  22. Bhatt, M., Dylla, F (2009). A Qualitative Model of Dynamic Scene Analysis and Interpretation in Ambient Intelligence Systems. Robotics for Ambient Intelligence, International Journal of Robotics and Automation. Vol. 24, Issue 3. [Draft. PDF]

  23. Bhatt, M., Loke, S., (2008). Modelling Dynamic Spatial Systems in the Situation Calculus, Journal of Spatial Cognition and Computation: Special Issue on Spatio-Temporal Reasoning, Eds. Guesgen, H., Renz, 8(1), 86-130, May 2008, ISSN: 1542-7633 (electronic) 1387-5868 (paper), Taylor & Francis. [DOI, PDF ]

  24. Bhatt, M., Flahive, A., Wouters, C., Rahayu, W., Taniar, D (2006). Move: A Distributed Framework for Materialised Ontology View Extraction. Algorithmica: Special Issue on Coarse Grained Parallel Algorithms For Scientific Applications, 45(3), 457-481, July 2006, ISSN: 0178-4617, Springer-Verlag, New York. [DOI, PDF ]
CONFERENCE | SYMPOSIA | WORKSHOP ARTICLES
  1. Suchan, J., Bhatt, M. (2016). THE GEOMETRY OF A SCENE: On Deep Semantics for Visual Perception Driven Cognitive Film Studies., in: WACV 2016: IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV 2016)., Lake Placid, NY, USA, IEEE. PDF

  2. Suchan, J., Bhatt, M. (2016). Semantic Question-Answering with Video and Eye-Tracking Data – AI Foundations for Human Visual Perception Driven Cognitive Film Studies. IJCAI 2016: 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, New York City, USA. (in press) - PDF

  3. Spranger, M., Suchan, J., Bhatt, M. (2016). Robust Natural Language Processing - Combining Reasoning, Cognitive Semantics and Construction Grammar for Spatial Language. IJCAI 2016: 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, New York City, USA. (in press)

  4. Bhatt, M., Suchan, J., Schultz, C., Kondyli, V., Goyal, S. (2016). ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR PREDICTIVE AND EVIDENCE BASED ARCHITECTURE DESIGN: Integrating Spatial Reasoning, Cognitive Vision, and Eye-Tracking for the Analysis of Embodied Visuo-Locomotive Experience in the Built Environment. In: Thirtieth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-16 - Demo track)., February 12–17, 2016, Phoenix, Arizona USA. PDF

  5. Bhatt, M., Suchan, J., Kondyli, V., Schultz, C. (2016). Embodied Visuo-Locomotive Experience Analysis: Immersive Reality Based Summarisation of Experiments in Environment-Behaviour Studies. Proceedings of the ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Applied Perception (SAP 2016), Anaheim, USA.

  6. Suchan, J., Bhatt, M., Yu, S. (2016). The Perception of Symmetry in the Moving Image: Multi-Level Computational Analysis of Cinematographic Scene Structure and its Visual Reception. Proceedings of the ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Applied Perception (SAP 2016), Anaheim, USA.

  7. Bhatt, M., Suchan, J. (2015). VISUO–SPATIAL SEMANTICS OF THE MOVING IMAGE — Perspectives from Artificial Intelligence, Spatial Cognition, Computational Narrative, in: MOVING IMAGES 2015: PERCEPTION -- RECEPTION -- INTERACTION - Varieties And Characteristics Of Media Image Processing, Kiel, Germany, 2015. (to appear). URL

  8. Wałęga, P., Bhatt, M., Schultz, C. (2015). ASPMT(QS): Non-Monotonic Spatial Reasoning with Answer Set Programming Modulo Theories. LPNMR: Logic Programming and Nonmonotonic Reasoning - 13th International Conference, LPNMR 2015., Lexington, KY, USA September 27-30, 2015. http://lpnmr2015.mat.unical.it (distinguised paper recognition)PDF

  9. Schultz, C., Bhatt, M. (2015). Spatial Symmetry Driven Pruning Strategies for Efficient Declarative Spatial Reasoning, in: COSIT 2015: Conference on Spatial Information Theory XII (COSIT), Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA ,October 2015.


  10. Schultz, C., Bhatt, M. (2015). Encoding Relative Orientation and Mereotopology Relations with Geometric Constraints in CLP(QS), in: Logics for Qualitative Modelling and Reasoning (LQMR'15), Poland, 2015. [PDF]

  11. Bhatt, M., Schultz, C., Thosar, M. (2014). Computing Narratives of Cognitive User Experience for Building Design Analysis: KR for Industry Scale Computer-Aided Architecture Design, in: Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference, KR 2014, Vienna, Austria. [PDF]

  12. Suchan, J., Bhatt, M., Santos, P. (2014). Perceptual Narratives of Space and Motion for Semantic Interpretation of Visual Data, in: Proceedings of International Workshop on Computer Vision + Ontology Applied Cross-Disciplinary Technologies (CONTACT). ECCV 2014 -- European Conference on Computer Vision, Zurich, Switzerland. [PDF]

  13. Schultz, C., Bhatt, M. (2014). Declarative Spatial Reasoning with Boolean Combinations of Axis-Aligned Rectangular Polytopes, in: ECAI 2014: 21st European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI), Prague, Czech Republic.

  14. Suchan, J., Spranger, M., Bhatt, M., Eppe, M. (2014). Grounding Dynamic Spatial Relations for Embodied (Robot) Interaction, in: 13th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (PRICAI-2014), Queensland, Australia, 2014.

  15. Schultz, C., Bhatt, M., Borrmann, A. (2014). Bridging Qualitative Spatial Constraints and Parametric Design - A Use Case with Visibility Constraints, in: EG-ICE: 21st International Workshop - Intelligent Computing in Engineering 2014, Cardiff, United Kingdom.

  16. Eppe, M., Bhatt, M., Suchan, J., Tietzen, B. (2014). ExpCog: Experiments in Commonsense Cognitive Robotics, in: The 9th International Workshop on Cognitive Robotics. European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2014), Prague, Czech Republic, 2014.

  17. Bhatt, M., Schultz, C. (2014). People-Centered Spatial Design: On Visuo-Spatial Cognition in the Built Environment, in: International Conference on Human Behaviour in Design, 2014.

  18. Bhatt, M., Wallgruen, J., Claramunt, C. (2013) Commonsense Cognition of Geospatial Dynamics: Towards bridging the gap between Geography, Artificial Intelligence, and Cognitive Science. Spatio-temporal theories and research for environmental, urban and social sciences: where do we stand?, Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT 2013), United Kingdom.

  19. Bhatt, M., Suchan, J., Schultz, C. (2013). Cognitive Interpretation of Everyday Activities - Toward Perceptual Narrative Based Visuo-Spatial Scene Interpretation. Computational Models of Narrative (CMN) 2013., a satellite workshop of CogSci 2013: The 35th meeting of the Cognitive Science Society., Editors: M. Finlayson., B. Fisseni., Benedikt Löwe., J. C. Meister. OASIcs proceedings volume. OpenAccess Series in Informatics (OASIcs). Dagstuhl, Germany

  20. Suchan, J., Bhatt, M., Santos, P. (2013). Perceptual Narratives of Depth, Space, and Motion for Activity Interpretation. 27th International Qualitative Reasoning Workshop, Etelsen, Germany.

  21. Eppe, M., Bhatt, M. Narrative based Postdictive Reasoning for Cognitive Robotics. COMMONSENSE 2013: 11th International Symposium on Logical Formalizations of Commonsense Reasoning. http://commonsensereasoning.org

  22. Eppe, M., Bhatt, M., Dylla, F. (2013). Approximate Epistemic Planning with Postdiction as Answer-Set Programming. Logic Programming and Nonmonotonic Reasoning - 12th International Conference, LPNMR 2013. http://lpnmr2013.udc.es

  23. Schultz, C., Bhatt, M. (2013). InSpace3D: A Middleware for Built Environment Data Access and Analytics. In: International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS 2013), in co/operation with SIGHPC, Barcelona, Spain

  24. Bhatt, M., Schultz, C., Huang, M. (2012) The Shape of Empty Space: Human-Centred Cognitive Foundations in Computing for Spatial Design. IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC) 2012, Innsbruck, Austria. [PDF]

  25. Suchan, J., Bhatt, M. (2012). Toward High-Level Dynamic Camera Control: An Integrated Qualitative-Probabilistic Approach. The 26th International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning (QR), Los Angeles, USA.

  26. Suchan, J., Bhatt, M. ( 2012). Toward an Activity Theory Based Model of Spatio-Temporal Interactions: Integrating Situational Inference and Dynamic (Sensor) Control. STAIRS 2012 - Proceedings of the 6th Starting AI Researchers' Symposium (at ECAI-12), Frontiers in Artif. Intell. and Applications, IOS Press. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications. IOS Press. http://www.booksonline.iospress.nl/Content/View.aspx?piid=31538[PDF]

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  28. Kutz, O., Mossakowski, T., Hois, J., Bhatt, M., Bateman, J. (2012). Ontological Blending in DOL. In: Workshop on Computational Creativity, Concept Invention, and General Intelligence 2012, at ECAI 2012 (in: Publication Series of the Institute of Cognitive Science, Osnabrueck). [PDF]

  29. Schultz, C., Bhatt, M. (2012). Toward a Declarative Spatial Reasoning System. ECAI 2012 - European Conference on Artificial Intelligence - Montpellier, France.

  30. Dubba, K., Bhatt, M., Dylla, F., Cohn, A., Hogg, D. (2011). Interleaved Inductive-Abductive Reasoning for Learning Event-Based Activity Models. 21st International Conference on Inductive Logic Programming (ILP 2011), Windsor Great Park, United Kingdom. [Preconference: Short PDF, Postconference: Long PDF]

  31. Bhatt, M., Szymon Gajek, Ewa Grabska, and Wojciech Palacz. Artefactual Reasoning in a Hypergraph-Based CAD System. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer Recognition Systems (CORES 2011). Wroclow, Poland. May 2011. (to appear)

  32. Bhatt, M., Lee, J. H., Schultz, C. CLP(QS): A Declarative Spatial Reasoning Framework. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT 11). Belfast, Maine. [PDF]

  33. Schultz, C., Bhatt, M. (2011). Toward Accessing Spatial Structure from Building Information Models. In: 28th Urban Data Management Symposium (UDMS 2011, Delft, The Netherlands). Volume XXXVIII-4/C21. ISPRS - International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial. [PDF, DOI] (Received best paper award)

  34. Tassoni, S., Fogliaroni, P., Bhatt, M., De Felice, G. Toward a Qualitative Model of 3D Visibility (2011). 25th International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning, co-located with the IJCAI-11 conference, Barcelona, Spain. (short position statement in late-breaking paper category) [PDF].

  35. Mehul Bhatt., Jan Oliver Wallgrün. (2011). Analytical Intelligence for Geospatial Dynamics. International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT 2011), Belfast, Maine. [PDF]

  36. Jan Oliver Wallgrün, Mehul Bhatt., (2011). An Architecture for Semantic Analysis in Geospatial Dynamics. In: International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC-11). Proceedings of the Workshop: Terra Cognita, CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Bonn, Germany. [PDF]

  37. Kurfess, F., Flanagan, G., Bhatt, M. (2011). Spatial Interactions between Humans and Assistive Agents. Proceedings of the AAAI 2011 Spring Symposium: Help Me Help You: Bridging the Gaps in Human-Agent Collaboration. AAAI. (to appear)

  38. Bhatt, M., Flanagan, G. (2010). Spatio-Temporal Abduction for Scenario and Narrative Completion (a preliminary statement). In International Workshop on Spatio-Temporal Dynamics, ECAI 2010, Lisbon, Portugal. [PDF, Bibtex]

  39. Bhatt, M., Hois, J., Kutz, O., Dylla, F. (2010). Modelling Functional Requirements in Spatial Design. In Proc. of the 29th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER-2010), Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2010. [in press; PDF, Bibtex]

  40. Bhatt, M. (2010). Commonsense Inference in Dynamic Spatial Systems: Epistemological Requirements. 23rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS 2010) - Special Track on Spatio-Temporal Reasoning, AAAI Press, May 2010. Part 2 of 2. [PDF, Bibtex]

  41. Bhatt, M., Freksa, C. (2010). Spatial Computing for Design: An Artificial Intelligence Perspective. NSF International Workshop on Studying Visual and Spatial Reasoning for Design Creativity SDC'10, France. (forthcoming / inpress: SDC 2010 ) [PDF, Bibtex] (Funded by US NSF)

  42. Schultz, C., Bhatt, M. (2010) A Multi-Modal Data Access Framework for Spatial Assistance Systems. In Proc. of Second ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Indoor Spatial Awareness (ISA 2010), In conjunction with ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2010, San Jose, CA, USA. [PDF, Bibtex]

  43. Bhatt, M., Dylla, F., Hois, J. (2009). Spatio-Terminological Inference for the Design of Ambient Environments. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT), France, September 2009. pp. 371-391, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5756, ISBN 978-3-642-03831-0, Springer. [PDF, Paper Website, Bibtex]

  44. Bhatt, M. (2009). Commonsense Inference in Dynamic Spatial Systems: Phenomenal and Reasoning Requirements. in: Ivan Bratko and Jure Žabkar (Eds.), Proceedings of the 23rd International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning (QR 09), pp 1-6, Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 2009. Part 1 of 1. [PDF, Bibtex]

  45. Bhatt, M. (2009). Toward an Experimental Cognitive Robotics Framework: A Position Statement. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Hybrid Control of Autonomous Systems: Integrating Learning, Deliberation and Reactive Control. International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-09), Pasadena, USA. [PDF, Bibtex]

  46. Hois, J., Bhatt, M., Kutz, O. (2009). Modular Ontologies for Architectural Design. Formal Ontologies Meet Industry (FOMI 2009), Proceedings of the 4th Workshop FOMI 2009, September 2, 2009, Vicenza, Italy, in association with the 10th European Conference on Knowledge Management. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, pp 66-77, Vol. 198, ISBN: 978-1-60750-047-6, IOS Press. [PDF, Bibtex]

  47. Dylla, F., Bhatt, M. (2008). "Qualitative Spatial Scene Modelling in Ambient Intelligence Environments" International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA 08), Wuhan, China. [PDF, Bibtex]

  48. Bhatt, M. (2008) "(Some) Default and Non-Monotonic Aspects of Qualitative Spatial Reasoning" AAAI Technical Reports, Workshop on Spatial and Temporal Reasoning, AAAI 2008, ISBN 978-1-57735-379-9. [PDF, Bibtex]

  49. Bhatt, M. (2008). "Dynamical Spatial Systems: A Potential Approach for the Application of Qualitative Spatial Calculi" In Proceedings of the 21st International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS 08) - Special Track on Spatio-Temporal Reasoning, AAAI Press. [PDF, Bibtex]

  50. Bhatt, M. (2007). "A Causal Approach for Modelling Spatial Dynamics: A Preliminary Report" International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-07), Workshop on Spatial and Temporal Reasoning, Hyderabad, India. [pdf, Bibtex] (Funded by DSTO, Australia)

  51. Bhatt, M., Rahayu, W., Soni, S and Wouters, C. (2007). "OntoMove: A Knowledge Based Framework For Semantic Requirement Profiling and Resource Acquisition" 18th Australian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC 2007), Melbourne, IEEE Computer Society [PDF, Bibtex]. (Funded by VPAC, Australia)

  52. Bhatt, M., Rahayu, W. and Sterling, G. (2006). "Qualitative Spatial Reasoning with Topological Relations in the Situation Calculus." In Proceedings of the 19th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS 06) - Special Track on Spatio-Temporal Reasoning, AAAI Press. [PDF, Bibtex]

  53. Bhatt, M., Rahayu, W. and Sterling, G. (2006). "A Causal Perspective to Qualitative Spatial Reasoning in the Situation Calculus" Advances in Artificial Intelligence - SBIA 2006, 18th Brazilian Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Brazil, LNAI, Vol 4140, pp 430-440, Springer-Verlag. [PDF, Bibtex]

  54. Bhatt, M., Rahayu, W. and Sterling, G. (2005). "A General Framework based on Dynamic Constraints for the Enrichment of a Topological Theory of Spatial Simulation". In Ninth International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, LNCS, Springer-Verlag. [PDF, Bibtex]

  55. Bhatt, M., Rahayu, W. and Sterling, G. (2005). "Situation Awareness in Synthetic Environments: Towards a Computational Model". Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI-05). [PDF, Bibtex]

  56. Bhatt, M., Rahayu, W. and Sterling, G. (2005). "Synthetic Environment Representational Semantics Using the Web Ontology Language." In Sixth International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL 05), LNCS, Springer Verlag, Vol. 3578 . [PDF, Bibtex] [STOWL Data] (Received Travel Award)

  57. Falhive, A., Bhatt, M., Wouters, C., Rahayu, W., Taniar, D., and Dillon, T. (2004). Parallel and Distributed Techniques for Extracting Large Ontologies as a Resource in a Grid Environment. Applied Parallel Computing (PARA-04), Proceedings of the workshop on the state-of-the-art in scientific computing, pp. 43-50, 2004. ISBN: 87-643-0041-2 and ISSN: 1601-2321. Bibtex

  58. Bhatt, M., Rahayu, W. and Sterling, G. (2004). "sedOnto: A Web Enabled Ontology for Synthetic Environment Representation Based on the SEDRIS Specification" Simulation Interoperability Workshop, Fall SIW 2004, Orlando. [PDF, Bibtex] [sedOnto Details]

  59. Bhatt, M., Wouters, C., Flahive, A., Rahayu, W., and Taniar, D. (2004). "Semantic Completeness in Sub-ontology Extraction Using Distributed Methods." LNCS, Springer-Verlag, Vol. 3045, 508-517. [PDF, Bibtex]

  60. Bhatt, M., Flahive, A., Wouters, C., Rahayu, W., Taniar, D., and Dillon, T (2004). "A Distributed Approach to Sub-Ontology Extraction." Proceedings 18th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications, IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos CA USA, ISBN/ISSN: 0769520510, pp 636-641. [PDF, Bibtex]
SHORT REPORTS | POSITIONS STATEMENTS | EXTENDED ABSTRACTS | THESES
  1. Gondorf, C., Schultz, C., Bhatt, M. (2014). Qualitative Eye-Tracking Analyses of Problem Solving Strategies in Children with Dyslexia, in: CILC2014 - 2nd International Conference on Interactivity, Language and Cognition, International Society for the Study of Interactivity, Language, and Cognition (ISSILC), Jyväskylä, Finland, 2014

  2. Bhatt, M. (2013). Urban Dynamics and Geodesign: On Narrative Cognition for Dynamic GIS, TNSC-SAVI Highlights - Report from SILC Guest Research Vist at the Department of Geography, University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), Host: Helen Couclelis. US-NSF Thematic Network in Spatial Cognition (TNSC) – Science Across Virtual Institutes (SAVI) Supported Exchange Grant, 2013. [PDF]

  3. Schultz, C., Bhatt, M., Rodrigo Mora. (2013). MindYourSpace - A Tool for Evidence-Based Qualitative Analyses of User Experience and Navigation Behavior in the Built Environment. edra44providence - 44th Environmental Design Research Association Conference 2013

  4. Schultz, C., Bhatt, M. (2013). Declarative Computing with Shapes, and their Shadows. Proceedings of International Workshop on SHAPES 2.0: The Shape of Things, 4th World Congress and School on Universal Logic.

  5. Michler, D. Bhatt, M., Schultheis, H. Analyses of Mental Spatial Transformations during Early Design Conception: Experiments with the MindYourEEG Framework. The Academy of Neuroscience For Architecture (ANFA) Annual Conference.

  6. Bhatt, M., Schultz, C., Huang, M. Show me the moves...all of them: Function and Affordance Driven Wayfinding Analysis. In: edra43seattle -- Environmental Design Research Association Conference 2012. Seattle, USA. (accepted poster abstract) [PDF].

  7. Bhatt, M., Suchan, J. ExpCog: An Experimental Cognitive Robotics Framework for High-Level Spatial Planning and Control. 5th International Conference on Cognitive Systems (CogSys 2012), TU Vienna, Austria. [ExpCog, CogSys Proceeding].

  8. Bhatt, M., Flanagan, G., Ichim, A. (2010). DSim: A Tool for Assisted Spatial Design. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Design Computing and Cognition (DCC 2010) [Bibtex]

  9. Normann, I., Dylla, F., Hois, J., Kutz, O., Bhatt, M., Schmitt, M., Putz, W., Weber, S. (2009) Ontologies and Reasoning for Ambient Assisted Living. Online proceedings of the 1st. OASIS International Conference, Florence, Italy.

  10. Bhatt, M. (2008). "From Quantitative to Qualitative Spaces: A Position Statement for the FOGI Workshop." Extended Abstract, Workshop on Geographic Ontologies Grounding and Vagueness 2008, Leeds, United Kingdom. [pdf]

  11. Bhatt, M. (2008). Modelling Dynamic Spatial Systems in the Situation Calculus. PhD thesis, Department of Computer Science, La Trobe University, Australia, 2008. Advisor - Seng Loke. [PLink]

  12. Bhatt, M., Whigham, P. (2006). "The Dynamic Spatio-Temporal Evolution of Hot-Spots: A Case Study into the GeoSpatial Aspects of Alcohol-Related Crime." GIScience 2006, Refereed Extended Abstracts, IFGI-Prints Series. [pdf, [Bibtex]] (Collaborative visit Funded by SIRC, University of Otago, NZ)

  13. Bhatt, M., Rahayu, W. and Sterling, G. (2005). "Qualitative Simulation: Towards a Situation Calculus based Unifying Semantics for Space, Time and Actions". Refereed Doctoral Colloquium Abstracts, Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT - 05). [pdf] (Funded by ESRI Travel Award)

  14. Bhatt, M. (2004). "A Situation Calculus based Approach for Deliberative Control in Dynamic Environments", Submitted toward the completion of Minor Thesis Component, Department of Computer Science, La Trobe University. [pdf]
EDITED VOLUMES - JOURNALS | BOOKS | PROCEEDINGS
  1. Bhatt, M., Hans Guesgen. (2015). Proceedings of the Workshop on Spatio-Temporal Dynamics (STeDy). IJCAI 2015: International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (Buenos Aires, Argentina). [Proceedings PDF]

  2. Bhatt, M, Struss, P., Freksa, C. (2013). Proceedings of the 27th International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning (QR 2013), Schloss-Etelsen, Bremen, Germany. http://qr13.informatik.uni-bremen.de. [PDF]

  3. Bhatt, M,. Guesgen, H., Cook, D. 2013. Proceedings of the AAAI-2013 Workshop: Space, Time, and Ambient Intelligence: Spatio-Temporal Aspects of Human-Activity Interpretation (STAMI 2013). 27th AAAI Conference (AAAI-13) Bellevue, Washington USA. July 14–18, 2013. AAAI Press. Menlo Park, CA. [STAMI 2013]

  4. Kutz, O., Bhatt, M, Borgo, S., Santos, P. (2013) Proceedings of Workshop, SHAPES 2.0: The Shape of Things (SHAPES 2.0). Co-located with UniLog 2013: 4th World Congress and School on Universal Logic. CEUR-WS online proceedings. [SHAPES 2.0 - Book of Abstracts]

  5. Bhatt, M., Guesgen, H. (2012) . Situation Awareness for Assistive Technologies. Edited book within the book series: Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments (AISE), Volume 14, AISE, IOS Press, September 2012, approx. 200 pp., ISBN 978-1-61499-122-9 (print), ISBN 978-1-61499-123-6 (online)., Indexed by Thomson Reuters Citation Index. [Publisher site, Publisher site ]

  6. Bhatt, M., Amor, R., Borrmann, A., Beetz, J. (2012) Computing for Spatial Design Assistance. Special Issue of: Automation in Construction: An international research journal published by Elsevier. Editor-in-chief: Miroslaw J. Skibniewski. (in press; to appear in 2012)

  7. Bhatt, M., Hans Guesgen, Ernest Davis. (2012). Proceedings of the Workshop on Spatio-Temporal Dynamics (STeDy). ECAI 2012: 20th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (Montpellier, France). Also published as part of: SFB/TR 8 Spatial Cognition Report Series. [Proceedings PDF]

  8. Bhatt, M., Guesgen, H., Woelfl, S., Hazarika, S. (2011). Qualitative Spatial and Temporal Reasoning: Emerging Applications, Trends and Future Directions. Special Issue of the Journal of Spatial Cognition and Computation. 11(1). Taylor & Francis, London, England, 2011. [Publisher site]

  9. Bhatt, M., Hoelscher, C., Shipley, T. (2012). Spatial Cognition for Architecture Design (SCAD) -- A symposium of researchers, educators, and industry practitioners. A joint initiative of the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the US National Science Foundation (NSF), Nov 2011, German House, DFG Office, New York, USA.

  10. Bhatt, M., Hans Guesgen, Juan Carlos Augusto. (2011). Proceedings of the Workshop on Space, Time and Ambient Intelligence(STAMI 2011). International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2011). [Download proceeding]

  11. Kutz, O., Hastings, J., Bhatt, M., Borgo, S. (2011). Proceedings of Workshop, SHAPES 1.0: The Shape of Things (SHAPES 1.0). Co-located with CONTEXT 2011: The 7th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context, Karlsruhe, Germany. Published as CEUR Workshop Proceedings. [URL]

  12. Bhatt, M., Guesgen, H., Hazarika, S. (2010). Proceedings of the Workshop on Spatio-Temporal Dynamics (STeDy). European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2010). [Download proceeding]

  13. Guesgen, H., Bhatt, M. (2010). Spatial and Temporal Reasoning. Journal of Universal Computer Science, Special Issue on Advances in Spatial and Temporal Reasoning. Know-Center, Graz, Austria, 2010. [Publisher site, Issue Articles]

  14. Guesgen, H., Bhatt, M. (2009). Proceedings of the Workshop on Spatial and Temporal Reasoning. International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) 2009. Pasadena, California, USA, July 2009. [Download proceeding]

  15. Bhatt, M., Guesgen, H. (2009). Proceedings of the Workshop on Spatial and Temporal Reasoning for Ambient Intelligence Systems. Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT 2009, France). Report Series of the SFB/TR 8, No. 020-08/2009, Bremen, Germany. [Download proceeding]