The interaction of indoor and outdoor spaces, how they connect and separate, is an under-researched topic in GIScience. This is true for many aspects, from human behavior and cognitive processes to formal models and location-based services. Seamless navigation, evacuation of people, or services provided by autonomous robots or drones require a model of the surrounding environment, usually a combination of outdoor and indoor spaces. However, moving from indoor to outdoor spaces or vice versa provides a range of physical, cognitive, and technical challenges. This full-day workshop at GIScience 2014 conference addesses these issues, approaching them from an interdisciplinary perspective.
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