25th International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning






10:30 - 11:00

Coffee - break


Lunch break


Coffee-break + Posters

15:30 - 16:00


Registration & Coffee

Guest conference:

Engineering Design: A new (old) challenge for qualitative reasoning.

Prof. De Kleer

Session 1

Maria Chang, Jon Wetzel and Ken Forbus

Qualitative and Quantitative Reasoning over Physics Textbook Diagrams

Peter Struss and Alessandro Fraracci

FMEA of a Braking System - A Kingdom for a Qualitative Valve Model!

Gal Kaminka and Natalie Fridman

Using Qualitative Reasoning for Social Simulation of Crowds: A Preliminary Report

Kamal Kansou and Bert Bredeweg

Hypothesis assessment with qualitative reasoning: modelling a periodic spring

13:00 - 14:30

Posters session

Llorenc Rosello, David Garcia, Nuria Agell, Monica Sanchez and Francesc Prats

Using Qualitative Reasoning to Model Users Profiles: An Approach to Movie Recommendations

Adriano Souza, Isabella Sa, Alexandre Portella, Pedro Aquino, Pedro Costa E Silva, Luiz Wilhelms and Paulo Salles

Evaluating the use of qualitative reasoning models by secondary school teachers

Fernando Goulart, Paulo Salles and Ricardo Bomfim Machado

How agricultural matrix intensification may affect forest understory birds? A qualitative model on stochasticity and immigration

Adriano Souza, Gustavo Leite and Paulo Salles

Using qualitative reasoning to model wind power production in coastal zone

Peter Struss, Alessandro Fraracci and Daniel Nyga

An Automated Model Abstraction Operator Implemented in the Multiple Modeling Environment MOM

Miguel Angel Alvarez De La Concepcion, Luis Gonzalez Abril, Juan Antonio Ortega Ramirez and Luis Miguel Soria Morillo

A qualitative methodology to reduce features in classification problems


Session 3
Zoe Falomir, Lled├│ Museros, Juan Antonio Ortega and Francisco Velasco
A Model for Qualitative Colour Description and Comparison

Andrew Lovett and Kenneth Forbus
Organizing and Representing Space for Visual Problem-Solving

Matthew Mclure, Scott Friedman, Andrew Lovett and Kenneth Forbus
Edge-cycles: A qualitative sketch representation to support recognition

Session 4

Joanna Golinska-Pilarek and Emilio Munoz-Velasco

Reasoning with qualitative velocity

Alfredo Burrieza, Emilio Munoz-Velasco and Manuel Ojeda-Aciego

PDL for Qualitative Reasoning about moving objects. A first step

Miha Troha and Ivan Bratko

Qualitative learning of object pushing by a robot

Ester Martinez-Mart─▒n and M. Teresa Escrig

A General Qualitative Spatio-Temporal Model Based on Intervals

Guest Conference

Qualitative Reasoning: The last and next 25 years.

Prof. Ken Forbus

Late-breaking papers posters sessions
Wouter Beek, Bert Bredeweg and Sander Latour
Consistency-Based Modeling Assistance for Qualitative Reasoning

Jun Liu, Yang Xu and Luis Martinez
A Qualitative Generalized-Resolution-Based Automated Reasoning Approach Based on Lattice-Ordered Linguistic Truth Valued LogicSergio Tassoni, Paolo Fogliaroni, Mehul Bhatt and Giorgio De Felice
Toward a Qualitative 3D Visibility Model

Session 5

Lledo Museros, Falomir Zoe, Luis Gonzalez-Abril and Francisco Velasco

A Qualitative Shape Description Scheme for Generating New Manufactured Shapes

Qiang Shen, Tossapon Boongoen and Chris Price

A Fuzzy Order-of-Magnitude Approach to Qualitative Link Analysis

Francisco J Ruiz, Albert Sama, German Sanchez, Jose A. Sanabria and Nuria Agell

An Interval Technical Indicator for Financial Time Series Forecasting

Session 2

Kamal Kansou, Tim Nuttle, Katie Farnsworth and Bert Bredeweg

Qualitative model of the long-term carbon cycle: the rise of the vascular plant during the Paleozoic period and its dramatic effect on our atmosphere

Fernando Goulart, Paulo Salles, Carlos Saito and Ricardo Machado

How does agricultural intensification will affect bird's species inhabiting a savanna-forest mosaic? A qualitative modelling approach

Scott Friedman, Ken Forbus and Bruce Sherin

How do the seasons change? Creating & revising explanations via model formulation & metareasoning

Guided Visit: Barri Gotic (walking)

Visit of Barcelona Modernism (bus)

Gala dinner

Coffee-break + Business meeting