Thomas E. Bittner

PhD

Thomas E. Bittner.

Thomas E. Bittner

PhD

Thomas E. Bittner

PhD

Associate Professor

Areas of Specialization and Current Research

Formal and Applied Ontology, Ontology of Space, Time and Spatial Entities, Spatio-Temporal Reasoning, Bio-Medical Ontology.

Contact Information

109 Park Hall

UB North Campus

Buffalo NY, 14260-4150

Phone: (716) 645-0143

Fax: (716) 645-6139

bittner3@buffalo.edu

Education

Ph.D., Technical University of Vienna

Areas of Specialization and Current Research

Formal and Applied Ontology, Ontology of Space, Time and Spatial Entities, Spatio-Temporal Reasoning, Bio-Medical Ontology.

Courses

  • Logic
  • Spatial Ontology

Selected Publications

Journal Publications:

  • Bittner, T., 2019, On the computational realization of Formal Ontologies, Applied Ontology, (in print) Download pdf.
  • Bittner, T., 2018, Formal ontology of space, time, and physical entities in Classical Mechanics, Applied Ontology 13, 135 – 179. Download pdf.
  • Bittner, T., 2017, Vague distance predicates, Geoinfomatica 21, 2, 209-229. Download pdf.

In Edited Book:

  • Bittner, T., Is There a Quantum Geography?, 2019, In T. Tambassi (ed.)  The Philosophy of GIS, Springer Geography, 209 – 239. Download pdf.    

In Refereed Conference Proceedings ...

  • Bittner, T., 2019, Why classificatory information of geographic regions is quantum information, Spatial Information Theory, International Conference, COSIT 2019 Download pdf.
  • Bittner, T., 2017, Quantum Geography, Spatial Information Theory, International Conference, COSIT 2017 
  • Bittner, T., Bona, J. and Ceusters, W., 2016,  Ontologies of Dynamical Systems and Verifiable Ontology-based Computation: Towards a Haskell-based Implementation of Referent Tracking. In Kuhn W., International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems (FOIS2016), Proceedings. IOS Press.