2019 IEEE Conference on Cognitive and Computational Aspects of Situation Management (CogSIMA) April 8-11, 2019, Las Vegas, USA

In its 9th year, the IEEE Conference on Cognitive and Computational Aspects of Situation Management (CogSIMA) took place at the Luxor Las Vegas, Nevada. CogSIMA 2019 has been sponsored again by the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society.


  • Information Fusion
  • Decision Support
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Applications
  • Industry Panel
  • Situation Awareness
  • Shared Situation Awareness

Main Topics

  • Cognitive and computational foundations of situation awareness, situation control, decision making, and belief management
  • Situation sensing, perception, comprehension, prediction and truth maintenance
  • Cognitive information fusion
  • Multi-agent situation awareness, situation control and decision support
  • Models of collaboration and emergent behavior in cognitive multi-agent systems
  • Situation recognition in autonomous vehicles (e.g., UAVs, self-driving cars)
  • Approaches to spatial and temporal reasoning, reasoning about goals, intentions and actions
  • Metrics and evaluation of performance of hybrid human-machine systems
  • Models of human-machine collaboration, hybrid and distributed cognition
  • Ontology-based computing
  • Context modeling and discovery
  • Systems, platforms and tools for situation awareness, situation control and decision support
  • System-level experiments
  • Application-specific research


  • Dr. Rand Waltzman, RAND Corp. “MD: Multimedia Disinformation – Is there a doctor in the house?!”
  • Dr. Doug Riecken, Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), USA
  • Prof. Nancy J. Cooke, Arizona State University, AZ, USA “Human-Autonomy Teaming: Can Autonomy be a Good Team Player?”


  • Dave Braines, IBM Research UK. “Conversational Explanations – Explainable AI through human-machine conversation”
  • Robert Kozma, UMass Amherst, and U of Memphis, USA “; Roman Ilin, Air Force Research Laboratory, USA. “Energy Constraints in Cognitive Processing – The Role of Constraint Satisfaction in Emergent Awareness”
  • Valentina Dragos, ONERA – The French Aerospace Lab, France. “Social Data Analysis for Intelligence”
  • Dr. Christopher Landauer, Dr. Kirstie L. Bellman, Dr. Phyllis Nelson. “Self-Modeling for Adaptive Situation Awareness”
  More Info at IEEE CogSIMA 2019 website.