Computer Assisted Navigation and the Acquisition of Route and Survey Knowledge

Stefan Münzer; Hubert Zimmer; Maximilian Schwalm; Jörg Baus; Ilhan Alsan

In: Journal of Environmental PhSychology, Vol. 26, Pages 200-208, Elsevier, 2007.


It describes an empirical study on spatial learning conducted in a real environment. In the study, incidental spatial learning during wayfinding using navigation assistance on a PDA computer is compared with learning during wayfinding using maps. Computer assisted navigation is varied with respect to additional spatial context information and modality of presentation.

Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz
German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence