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URPP Language and Space Language and Space Lab

From Language to Space

From this research perspective, language is seen as a source of information for the spatial domain. The way people perceive and describe the surrounding geographic world is one of important research issues within the Geographic Information Science. The most direct way to study people’s perception and conceptualisation of space is through written or spoken language. The following list of projects is representative of the activities of the GISLab in this research direction: