Publications

IMG_8179

Publications (selection)

Peer reviewed

  1. Laicane, I., Skilters, J. & Lacis, I. (2015). Simple configuration effects on eye movements in horizontal scanning tasks. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 8(3):4, 1-12.
  1. Austers, I., Reņģe, V., & Šķilters, J. (2015). Driving Instructors are Not Much Better (At Least Sometimes) in Explaining Driving Safety than Ordinary Drivers. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 6(2S1), 416. Retrieved from http://www.mcser.org/journal/index.php/mjss/article/view/5915
  2. Laicane, I., Skilters, J., Liakhovetckii, V., & Krumina, G., (2015). The impact of perceptual grouping on performance of conjunction search task. Perception, 44(1), 461–462.
  3. Burgmanis, G., Skilters, J., & Raita, L. (2015). The impact of travel behavior on the cognitive representation of urban environment. Cognitive Processing (2015) 16 (Suppl 1):S1–S113 DOI 10.1007/s10339-015-0732-7, pp. S65–S66.
  4. Šķilters (2015): Handbuch Kognitionswissenschaft. Philosophical Psychology, Vol. 28, No. 7, 1086-1090 (DOI: 10.1080/09515089.2014.927844) .
  1. Laicāne, I., Šķilters, J., Krūmiņa, G., Zimaša, E., & Liakhovetckii, V. (2015). Perception of biological motion in central and peripheral visual field. Perception, 44, Supplement 1, p. 237.
  1. Laicane, I., Skilters, J., Jurcinska, I., & Krumina, G., (2015) The Effect of Fatigue on Eye Movements and Metaphor Comprehension in Reading. In U. Ansorge, T. Ditye, A. Florack, & H. Leder (Eds.). Abstracts of the 18th European Conference on Eye Movements, 2015, Vienna. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 8(4):1, p. 167.
  1. Šķilters, J. (2015). RCC as a tool for formal modeling spatial relations. In B. Kabašinskaite & V. Kabašinskaite (Eds.). 12th International Congress of Balticists, Vilnius University, Lithuania, October 28-31, p. 167 (ISBN 978-609-459-592-9).
  2. Šķilters, J., & Raita, L. (2015). Patterns of functional containment in Latvian. In B. Kabašinskaite & V. Kabašinskaite (Eds.). 12th International Congress of Balticists, Vilnius University, Lithuania, October 28-31, p. 168 (ISBN 978-609-459-592-9)
  1. Bete, D., Skilters, J., Liakhovetckii, V., & Krumina, G. (2015). Influence of mental fatigue on visual grouping task.       In J. Zaharans & M. Bruvelis (Eds.) Developments in Optics and Communications 2015 (11th International Young Scientist conference). Book of Abstracts. Riga: University of Latvia. ISBN: 978-9934-517-80-8 e-ISBN: 978-9934-517-81-5, p. 33.
  2. Laicane, I., Skilters, J., Lyakhovetskii, V., Zimasa, E., & Krumina, G. (2015). Perception of biological motion in central and peripheral visual field. In J. Zaharans & M. Bruvelis (Eds.) Developments in Optics and Communications 2015 (11th International Young Scientist conference). Book of Abstracts. Riga: University of Latvia. ISBN: 978-9934-517-80-8 e-ISBN: 978-9934-517-81-5, p. 43.
  3. Ziba, E., Skilters, J., Liakhovetckii, V., & Krumina, G. (2015). Impact of fatigue on spatial language and cognition. In J. Zaharans & M. Bruvelis (Eds.) Developments in Optics and Communications 2015 (11th International Young Scientist conference). Book of Abstracts. Riga: University of Latvia. ISBN: 978-9934-517-80-8 e-ISBN: 978-9934-517-81-5, p. 52.
  4. Vevere, E., Skilters, J., Liakhovetckii, V., & Krumina, G. (2015). Speeded verification test in spatial perception under mental fatigue condition. In J. Zaharans & M. Bruvelis (Eds.) Developments in Optics and Communications 2015 (11th International Young Scientist conference). Book of Abstracts. Riga: University of Latvia. ISBN: 978-9934-517-80-8 e-ISBN: 978-9934-517-81-5, p. 53.
  5. Arente, L., Skilters, J. Liakhovetckii, V. & Krumina, G. (2015). Impact of mental fatigue on perception of biological motion. In J. Zaharans & M. Bruvelis (Eds.) Developments in Optics and Communications 2015 (11th International Young Scientist conference). Book of Abstracts. Riga: University of Latvia. ISBN: 978-9934-517-80-8 e-ISBN: 978-9934-517-81-5, p. 54.
  6. Ozola, K., Skilters, J., Liakhovetckii, V., & Krumina, G. (2015). Mental rotation test in condition of fatigue. In J. Zaharans & M. Bruvelis (Eds.) Developments in Optics and Communications 2015 (11th International Young Scientist conference). Book of Abstracts. Riga: University of Latvia. ISBN: 978-9934-517-80-8 e-ISBN: 978-9934-517-81-5, p. 56
  7. Jurcinska, I., Laicane, I., Skilters, J. & Krumina, G. (2015). The Effect of Fatigue on Eye Movements and Metaphor Comprehension in Reading. In J. Zaharans & M. Bruvelis (Eds.) Developments in Optics and Communications 2015 (11th International Young Scientist conference). Book of Abstracts. Riga: University of Latvia. ISBN: 978-9934-517-80-8 e-ISBN: 978-9934-517-81-5, p. 58.
  8. Laicāne, I., Šķilters, J., Lyakhovetskii, V., Zimaša, E., & Krūmiņa, G. (2015). Bioloģiskās kustības uztvere redzes lauka perifērijā. Referāts. LU 73. Zinātniskās konferences tēžu krājums (Rīga, Latvija, 2015. gada 20. februāris). Rīga: LU FMF, 11.–12. lpp
  9. Jurčinska, I., Laicāne, I., Šķilters, J., & Krūmiņa, G. (2015). Noguruma ietekme uz acu kustībām un metaforu uztveri lasīšanas uzdevumos; stenda referāts. LU 73. Zinātniskās konferences tēžu krājums (Rīga, Latvija, 2015. gada 20. februāris). Rīga: LU FMF, 37.–38. Lpp
  10. Burgmanis, Ģ., Krišjāne, Z., & Šķilters, J. (2014). Acquisition of spatial knowledge in different urban areas: evidence from a survey analysis of adolescents. Cognitive Processing, 15, 373–383 (DOI 10.1007/s10339-014-0607-3)
  1. Skilters, J., Jakovleva, J., Ekimane, L., & Krumina, G. (2014). Visuospatial attention and reading performance. In: Book of Abstracts of the ESLP 2014, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, August 19-21,39-40
  1. Krumina, G., & Skilters, J. (2014). Reading difficulties as a result of weakness in stereopsis. In: Book of Abstracts of the ESLP 2014, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, August 19-21, pp.45-46.
  2. Burgmanis, Ģ., Pinna, B., Deiana, K. & Šķilters, J. (2014). Functional prominence in generation of cognitive maps: Anchors and figure-ground relationship. In 10th International Symposium of Cognition, Logic and Communication ‘Perspectives on Spatial Cognition’, Riga, Latvia, September 12-13, 2014, Book of Abstracts, p.11.
  3. Deiana, K., Raita, L. Pinna, B., & Šķilters, J. (2014). The principles and the syntax organization of space, shape and color in vision. In 10th International Symposium of Cognition, Logic and Communication ‘Perspectives on Spatial Cognition’, Riga, Latvia, September 12-13, 2014, Book of Abstracts, pp.12.
  4. Skilters, J., Brice, L., Leskevica (Berzina), K., Kreile, M., Bojars, U., Selecka, M. (2014). Collaborative Recall and Extended Identity in Twitter Communication. [Abstract in:] Cognitive Futures in the Humanities, 2nd International Conference,       University of Durham, Book of Abstracts. Durham: Durham University, p.28.
  5. Sechi, G., Skilters, J., Selecka, M., Berzina, K., & Brice, L. (2013, November). The Impact Of Hybrid Infrastructure On Trust, Motivation And Knowledge Sharing In An Intentional Community: A Latvian Case Study. In ERSA conference papers (No. ersa13p521). European Regional Science Association.
  6. Sechi, G., Skilters, J., Selecka, M., Berzina, K., Brice, L. (2013). Generation of Social Assets and Sharing Knowledge in a Hybrid Intentional Community: Pilot Analysis from Latvia. Socialiniai tyrimai/Social Research, 2(31), 38–47. („Social Research” Šiauliai University, contained in the databases: CEEOL, EBSCO, Index Copernicus).
  7. Knoks, A., & Šķilters, J. (2013). Logic in Latvia. In A. Schumann (Ed.), Logic in Central and Eastern Europe: History, science, and discourse (pp. 171–181). Lanham: University Press of America.
  8. Sechi, G., Borri, D., De Lucia, C., & Skilters, J. (2012). Trust and economic wealth in regional communities: Evidence from Latvia. Plurimondi, V, 10, 2012, 4964.
  9. Lacis, I., Laicane, I., & Skilters, J. (2012). Effect of perceptual grouping by similarity on eye movements in processing simple visual stimuli. Proceedings of the 35th European Conference on Visual Perception, 2-6 September, Alghero, Italy, published as: Perception, Vol. 41, Supplement, p. 170.
  10. Pencis, J., Skilters, J., Brice, L., Kreile, M., & Bojars, U. (2012). Collaborative recall effects and extended identity generation in Twitter communication – The case ‘to remember’, ‘to recall’, and ‘to forget’. In M. Ockenfeld, I. Peters, & K. Weller (Eds.). Social Media und Web Science. Das Web als Lebensraum. 2. DGI-Konferenz, 64. Jahrestagung der DGI. Dusseldorf 22-23.03. (DGI-Tagungen, Band 16) (pp. 19–31). Frankfurt am Main: Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Informationswissenschaft und Informationspraxis e.V.
  11. Šķilters, J., Kreile, M., Bojārs, U., Brikše, I., Pencis, J., & Uzule, L. (2012). The pragmatics of political messages in Twitter communication. In R. García-Castro, D. Fensel, & G. Antoniou (Eds.). The Semantic Web: ESWC 2011 Workshops. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2012, Volume 7117/2012 (pp. 100–111). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-25953-1_9.
  12. Skilters, J. & Laicane, I., & Lacis, I. (2012) Perceptual grouping by similarity in saccadic processing of simple visual stimuli. Proceedings of ESPP, 20th Meeting, August 28-31, University of London, p. 227.
  13. Burgmanis, G., & Skilters, J. (2012). Spatial cognition and social identity generation. Talk presented in 4th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference, King’s College London, 10-12th July 2012, Abstract ID: 1407.
  14. Skilters, J. Kreile, M., & Bojars, U. (2012). Extended identity and collaborative recall in Twitter communication. Talk presented in 4th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference, King’s College London, 10-12th July 2012, Abstract ID: 1516.
  15. Sechi, G., Borri, D., De Lucia, C., & J. Skilters (2012). Community, Social Infrastructure, And Economic Wealth In Latvia: An Approach Based On Social Capital And Identity Theory. Proceedings of the 9th World Conference of the Regional Science Association International, Timisoara (Romania), May 9–12, 2012.
  16. Sechi, G., Skilters, J., Borri, D., & De Lucia, C. (2012) Knowledge Exchange In Hybrid Communities: A Social Capital-Based Approach. Evidence from Latvia. Proceedings of the 52nd European Congress of the Regional Science Association, Bratislava (Slovakia), August 21-25, 2012.
  17. Šķilters, J. (2011). Experience and perspectivity in perceptual generation of meaning. In B. Pinna (Ed.), The place of meaning in perception: towards a science of meaning, Vol. 1 (pp. 277-288). Wien: Krammer. Simultaneously: Gestalt Theory, Vol 22, No. 3/4, 277–288.
  18. Glanzberg, M., Partee, B.H., & Šķilters, J. (2011). Editor’s introduction. In B.H Partee, M. Glanzberg, & J. Skilters (Eds.) (2011). Formal semantics and pragmatics. Discourse, context and models. The Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication, Vol. 6 (2010). (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4148/biyclc.v6i0.1561) Manhattan, KS: New Prairie Press.
  19. Sechi, G., & Šķilters, J. (2011). Identitāte kā atkarīgais mainīgais, mērot socialo kapitālu: Sociālais kapitāls kā identitātes telpa. (Identity as Dependant Variable, Measuring Social Capital: Social Capital as Identity Space.). In J. Šķilters (Ed.). Nacionālā identitāte un vide (National identity and environment). (92.–99.lpp.). ISBN 978-9934-8194-3-8. Available at http://academia.lndb.lv/xmlui/handle/1/897. Rīga: LU SPPI.
  20. Pencis, J., Šķilters, J., & Seņkāne, S. (2011). Paškategorizācija, es, piederība un nacionālā identitāte. (Self-Categorization, Self, Belonging and National Identity.). In J. Šķilters (Ed.). Nacionālā identitāte un vide (National identity and environment). (83.–91.lpp.). ISBN 978-9934-8194-3-8. Available at http://academia.lndb.lv/xmlui/handle/1/897. Rīga: LU SPPI.
  21. Burgmanis, Ģ., & Šķilters, J. (2011). Identitāte, paškategorizācija un vide: Latvija 2010. (Identity, Self-categorization and Environment: Latvia 2010). In J. Šķilters (Ed.). Nacionālā identitāte un vide (National identity and environment). (16. –26.lpp.). ISBN 978-9934-8194-3-8. Available at http://academia.lndb.lv/xmlui/handle/1/897. Rīga: LU SPPI.
  22. Šķilters, J., & Burgmanis, Ģ. (2011). Ģeogrāfiskā vide un identitāte. (Geographical environment and identity). In J. Šķilters (Ed.). Nacionālā identitāte un vide (National identity and environment). (4.–15.lpp.). ISBN 978-9934-8194-3-8. Available at http://academia.lndb.lv/xmlui/handle/1/897. Rīga: LU SPPI.
  23. Šķilters, J. (2011). Preface. In J. Šķilters (Ed.). Nacionālā identitāte un vide (National identity and environment). (2. lpp.). ISBN 978-9934-8194-3-8. Available at http://academia.lndb.lv/xmlui/handle/1/897. Rīga: LU SPPI.
  24. Šķilters, J. (2011). Semantic prominence and semantic segmenting: on the relations between cognitive semantics and gestalt theory. In: H. Metz-Göckel (Ed.), Gestalttheoretische Inspirationen – Anwendungen der Gestalttheorie. Handbuch zur Gestalttheorie. Band 2 (pp. 167-188). Wien: Verlag W. Krammer.
  25. Šķilters, J., Kreile, M., Bojārs, U., Brikše, I., Pencis, J., & Uzule, L. (2011). The pragmatics of political messages in Twitter communication. In M. Rowe, M. Stankovic, & A.-S. Dadzie, & M. Hardey (Eds.), Making Sense of Microposts, #MSM2011, Proceedings of the ESWC2011 Workshop on ‘Making Sense of Microposts’: Big things come in small packages co-located with the 8th Extended Semantic Web Conference, ESWC2011, (pp. 69–80). CEUR-WS.org: Aachen, Tilburg, URL: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-718/paper_18.pdf. ISSN 1613-0073.
  26. Pencis, J., Burgmanis, Ģ., Apse, L., Krišjāne, Z., & Šķilters, J. (2011). Telpiskā kognīcija. Drošas un nedrošas vietas identitātes konstruēšana pilsētvidē: Rīgas piemērs (Spatial Cognition: Generation of a safe identity in urban environment). In J. Šķilters & S. Lasmane (Eds.). Nacionālās identitātes komunikācija Latvijas kultūras telpā (Communication of national identity in Latvian culture). (154–173. lpp.) ISBN 978-9984-49-212-4 /ISSN 1691-8142, available at: http://academia.lndb.lv/xmlui/handle/123456789/4, Rīga: LU SPPI.
  27. Šķilters, J. (2011). Nacionālā identitāte semantiskajā telpā (National identity in semantic space). In J. Šķilters & S. Lasmane (Eds.) Nacionālās identitātes komunikācija Latvijas kultūras telpā (Communication of national identity in Latvian culture). (3–16. lpp.) ISBN 978-9984-49-212-4 /ISSN 1691-8142, available at: http://academia.lndb.lv/xmlui/handle/123456789/4, Rīga: LU SPPI.
  28. Žogla, A. & Šķlters, J. (2010). Digitization of Historical Texts at the National Library of Latvia. In I. Skadiņa & A. Vasiļjevs (Eds.). The Baltic Perspective: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference Baltic HLT 2010 (pp. 177–184). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: IOS Press.
  29. Pinna, B. & Skilters, J. (2010). Perceptual Semantics: A Three-Level Approach. In A.E. Hassanien, A. Abraham, F. Marcelloni, H. Hagras, M. Antonelli, & T.-P. Hong (Eds.), Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications (pp. 772–777). Cairo, Egypt: IEEE.
  30. Skilters, J., Pinna, B., & Tanca, M. (2010): The role of grouping in shape formation: New effects due to the directional symmetry, Journal of Vision, August 2, 2010 vol. 10 no. 7, 1188, doi: 10.1167/10.7.1188     (http://www.journalofvision.org/content/10/7/1188.short?cited-by=yes&legid=jov;10/7/1188#cited-by)
  31. Pinna, B., Tanca M., & Skilters, J. (2010). From perceptual grouping to semantics. A three-level approach. Paper presented at the 18th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Psychology and Philosophy (ESPP), Bochum&Essen, August 25-28, 2010, published in: [book of abstracts] ESPP-2010, Ruhr-University Bochum, University of Duisburg-Essen, pp.88-90.
  32. Pinna, B. & Skilters, J. (2010). Perceptual Semantics: A Three-Level Approach. 2010 International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications (ISDA 2010), Cairo, Egypt, November 20-December 1. Proceedings of ISDA 2010, published by IEEE.
  33. Apse, L., & Šķilters, J. (2010). Geometric structure, functional knowledge, and search domain determination: evidence from the system of spatial prepositions in Latvian. Poster presented at the 18th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Psychology and Philosophy (ESPP), Bochum&Essen, August 25-28, 2010, published in: [book of abstracts] ESPP-2010, Ruhr-University Bochum, University of Duisburg-Essen, pp. 198-200.
  34. Apse, L., Burgmanis Ģ., Krišjāne, Z., & Šķilters, J. (2010). The structure of spatial cognition and perception of environment: Evidence from Latvia. Paper presented at the 18th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Psychology and Philosophy (ESPP), Bochum&Essen, August 25-28, 2010, published in: Abstracts, ESPP2010, Ruhr-University & University of Duisburg-Essen, pp. 166-167.
  35. Apse, L., Skilters, J., & Chernorizh, M. (2010). Oppositions in the prepositional structure of space. Second World Congress of Logic, Square of opposition. Corsica, June 17-20, 2010. Published in J.-Y. Béziau, & K. Gan-Krzywoszyńska (Eds.), Hand Book of the Second World Congress of Logic, Square of opposition (p.21), Corte: University of Corsica (ISBN : 978-2-911285-32-5).
  36. Šķilters, J., & Apse, L. (2010). Constraining spatial semantics of Latvian: geometrically embodied knowledge, functional knowledge and path/place-structure. In: July 6-8, 2010, Hertfordshire, 3rd UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference, University of Hertfordshire (abstract published in Book of Abstracts, pp.49-50).
  37. Skilters, J., Tanca. M., & Pinna, B. (2010). The role of grouping in shape formation: New effects due to the directional symmetry. In: Vision Sciences Society, 10th Annual Meeting, Naples, Florida, May 7-12,2010, Book of Abstracts (http://www.visionsciences.org/2010/VSS2010_Abstracts_Final.pdf, P. 229).
  38. Šķilters, J. (2009). Towards a non-representational semantics. In: Book of Abstracts: CTF09: Concept Types and Frames in Language, Cognition and Science, Düsseldorf, Germany, August 24-26, University of Düsseldorf, pp. 73-76.
  39. Šķilters, J., & Vēbere, L. (2009). Epistemologically Founded Semantics of Gestalt Theory: Two Ways of Explicating the Concept of Representation. Plenary paper in Conference Neuroscience Meets Gestaltpsychology. University of Osnabrück, March 26-29, 2009; Society for Gestalt Theory and its Applications (GTA) Institute of Psychology & Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrück, Book of Abstracts, p. 16.
  40. Žogla, A., Skilters J., Ante K., Straujums U., & Golde, J. (2008). Vēstures notikumveida struktūra: Formālsemantisks klasifikācijas modelis. (Event-based Structure of History: A Formal Semantic Model of Classification.) Acta Universitatis Latviensis: Philosophy. 202–216.
  41. Šķilters, J. (2008). Loģikas minimālnosacījumi. (The Minimal Conditions of Logic: on the Relations between Language, Logic, and Mathematics.) Acta Universitatis Latviensis: Philosophy. 34–47.
  42. Šķilters, J. (2008). Sprache, Gestalttheorie und Semantik. In H. Metz-Göckel (Ed.): Handbuch zur Gestalttheorie. Band 1 (pp. 203-231). Wien: W. Krammer Verlag.
  43. Skilters, J. (2008). Frames as structured wholes: On the relations between frame theory and figure-ground semantics. In A. Zuczkowski, & J. Šķilters (Eds.), Relations and Structures in Language and Communication (pp. 357-366). Wien: Verlag W. Krammer. Simultanously: Gestalt Theory, Vol. 30, No. 3.
  44. Skilters, J (2008). Relations between verbal and nonverbal structures. In A. Zuczkowski, & J. Šķilters (Eds.), Relations and Structures in Language and Communication (pp. 221-223). Wien: Verlag W. Krammer. Simultanously: Gestalt Theory, Vol. 30, No. 3.
  45. Skilters, J. (2007). Oppositions Within a Frame. In J.-Y. Béziau, & G. Payette (Eds.), Hand Book of the First World Congress on the Square of Opposition. Montreux, Switzerland, June 1-3, 2007, University of Neuchatel, p. 48.
  46. Skilters, J., & Böger, C. (2008). Semantic grounding of movement: Effects of movement execution on the semantic processing. The 9th Conference on Conceptual Structure, Discourse, and Language, Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio) on 18-20 October, 2008, USA. Abstract available at Social Sciences Research Network: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1292853.
  47. Skilters, J. (2008). Semantic prominence and semantic segmenting: on the relations between cognitive semantics and Gestalt theory. In: Language, Communication & Cognition, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK, August 4th-7th 2008. Published in: Book of Synopses: Language, Communication & Cognition, Brighton, University of Brighton, UK, August 4th-7th 2008, p. 39.
  48. Skilters, J. (2007). [Mein Weg zur Gestalttheorie: Logik, Psychologie und Gestalttheorie]. DAGP/ÖAGP-Informationen, Ausgabe 1/2007-16. Jahrgang, 7–9.
  49. Šķilters, J. (2007). Atomistiskā, elementāristiskā un veseluma izpratne par zinātni (Atomic and wholistic conception of science). Kentaurs XXI, 42, 105–123.
  50. Šķilters J. (2007). [Report – Bericht] Oswald Külpe: Aspekte einer qualitativen Wissenschaft. Gestalt Theory, Vol. 29, No. 1, 87–91.
  51. Böger, C., & Skilters, J. (2007). Zeit und Bewusstsein bei Augustinus. Eine philosophiehistorische Betrachtung. Acta Universitatis Latviensis, 713, 31–39.
  52. Skilters J. (2007). Frame-based meaning activation model of polysemy processing. In S. Loebner et al. (Eds.), Concept Types and Frames in Language, Cognition and Science, Düsseldorf, Germany, August 20-22, University of Düsseldorf, pp. 85-86.
  53. Skilters, J., & Böger, C. (2007). Embodied semantic structures in movement execution and language. In United Kingdom Cognitive Linguistics Association 2nd Meeting: New Directions in Cognitive Linguistics-2, 27-30 August, Cardiff University, pp. 38-39.
  54. Skilters, J. (2006). Das Spiegelproblem vom Standpunkt der kognitiven Semantik. Gestalt Theory, Vol. 28, 302–307.
  55. Šķilters, J. (2006). Preface. In J. Šķilters, M. Eklund, P.O. Jónsson, & O.K. Wiegand (Eds.), Paradox: Logical, Cognitive and Communicative Aspects (pp. 5-8). Riga: University of Latvia Press.
  56. Skilters, J. (2006). Aspekte der Figur-Grund-Strukturierung in der menschlichen semantischen Artikulation. In G.-J. Boudewijnse (Ed.), Das mentale Paradoxon / The Mental Paradox (pp. 201-222). Wien: Krammer Verlag. Simultaneously: Gestalt Theory, Vol. 28, No. 1/2.
  57. Šķilters, J. (2006). Oswald Külpe: Qualitative Conception of Psychology. Humanities and Social Sciences. Latvia, 2(48), 28–43.

Books (RECENT)

  1. Krūmiņa, G., Jakovļeva, J., Ekimāne, L., Šķilters, J., Lācis, I., Kassaliete, E., & Ikaunieks, G. (2013). Method of vision diagnostics in school children (Skolas vecuma bērnu redzes novērtēšanas metode.) Rīga: Latvijas Universitāte. ISBN 9789934517167
  2. Partee, B.H., Glanzberg, M., & Šķilters, J. (Eds.) (2011). Formal Semantics and Pragmatics: Discourse, Context, and Models. (Vol. 6. Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication). Manhattan, KS: New Prairie Press.
  3. Šķilters, J. (Ed.) (2011). Nacionālā identitāte un vide (National identity and environment). ISBN 978-9934-8194-3-8. Available at http://academia.lndb.lv/xmlui/handle/1/897. Rīga: LU SPPI.
  4. Šķilters, J., & Lasmane, S. (Eds.) (2011). Nacionālās identitātes komunikācija Latvijas kultūras telpā (Communication of national identity in Latvian culture). ISBN 978-9984-49-212-4 /ISSN 1691-8142, available at: http://academia.lndb.lv/xmlui/handle/123456789/4,       Rīga: LU SPPI.
  5. Zuczkowski, A., & Šķilters, J. (Eds.) (2008). Relations and Structures in Language and Communication. Wien: Verlag W. Krammer (simultanously: Gestalt Theory, Vol. 30, No. 3)
  6. Šķilters, J. (Volume Editor) (2008). Acta Universitatis Latviensis: Philosophy, Vol. 739.
  7. Šķilters, J., Toccafondi, F., & Stemberger (2007). Complex Cognition and Qualitative Science: A Legacy of Oswald Külpe. Riga: University of Latvia Press.
  8. Lapointe, S. & Šķilters, J. (Eds.) (2007). A Figure of Speech: Conference on Metaphor, Volume of Abstracts. Center for the Cognitive Sciences and Semantics: Riga.
  9. Šķilters, J., Eklund, M., Jónsson, P.O., & Wiegand O.K. (Eds.) (2006). Paradox: Logical, Cognitive and Communicative Aspects. Riga & University of Latvia Press. 271.
  10. Šķilters, J. (2004). Unbestimmtheitsphänomene in der menschlichen semantischen Artikulation: Abriss eines gestalttheoretisch orientierten Beitrags zur Bedeutungstheorie. Dr. Dissertation. Mainz: Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz.

INVITED TALKS (selection)

  1. Šķilters, J. (2015) Opportunities and challenges for spatial research methodology development in cognitive sciences. IBM Latvija & Alumniportal Deutschland event: Big Data – What are the Implications on Research, Science and our Societies? 17.06.2015.
  2. Šķilters, J. (2015) A model of functional dependencies in spatial cognition. A talk delivered at Linguistik Kolloquium, Bielefeld University, Germany, 15.04.2015.
  3. Šķilters, J. (2015). From senses to perception (No sajūtām un uztveri.) A keynote at the annual conference of Latvian Association for Advertising, 1.10.2015.
  4. Šķilters, J. (2015) Critical thinking or why is it not rational to discuss with fundamentalists and fanatics? (Kritiskā domāšana jeb kāpēc diskutēt ar fundamentālistiem un fanātiķiem nav racionāli?) Keynote at the 10th annual conference of internal audotors (The Institute of Internal Auditors), 8. 10.2015.
  1. Šķilters, J. (2014). Functional dependencies in large-scale spatial cognition. Talk at Cognitive Science Program (Cognitive Lunch), Department of Psychology, Indiana University, Bloomington, January 22, 2014.
  2. Šķilters, J. (2013). Redzes uzmanība kā struktūrveidošana vizuālajā, telpiskajā un valodas apstrādē. (Visual attention as structure generation in visual, spatial,l and language processing.) Closing conference of the ERAF an UL project ‘Screening of Visual Deficits and Development of Diagnostics in School Children”, UL Department of Physics and Mathematics, Department of Optometry and Vision Science, December 19. 2013. (invited talk)
  3. Šķilters, J. (2013). Spatial cognition as a blend of geometrical, functional and reference frame knowledge. Talk at PhLing (Northwestern Philosophy and Linguistics Workgroup), Philosophy Department, Northwestern University, December 6, 2013.
  4. Šķilters, J. (2013). Impact of socio-functional knowledge on large-scale spatial cognition. Talk at the Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center (SILC), U.S. National Science Foundation Science of Learning Center. Northwestern University, November 26, 2013.
  5. Šķilters, J. (2012). How Socio-Distributed Cognition Impacts Spatial Cognition. Invited talk and workshop at the Catholic University Leuven, Department of Architecture, Urbanism and Planning, 20.11.2012.
  6. Skilters, J. (2011) Gestalt theory and the roots of non‐representational semantics. Invited talk at the 16. LIPP-Symposium “Perceptive Linguistics”, LMU Munich, November 25-26, 2011.
  7. Skilters, J. (2011) Gestalt theory and the roots of non‐representational semantics. Invited talk at the 16. LIPP-Symposium “Perceptive Linguistics”, LMU Munich, November 25-26, 2011.
  8. Šķilters, J.(2010). Corpus and national identity. CLARIN-EU Symposium, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, UL, 26.02.2010.
  9. Šķilters, J. (2010). Applications of Cognitive Sciences in Geography. Invited talks in UL, Ph.D School for geography students.
  10. Šķilters, J. (2009). Background Knowledge in Resolution of Semantic Indefiniteness. Invited Talk at the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, University of Latvia, Mai, 2009.
  11. Skilters, J. (2009). Perceptual Semantics and Embodiment/ Embededness interaction. Invited talks at the University of Sassari, Italy, 2009, 16-20.11

Papers presented (selection)

  1. Laicane, I., Skilters, J., Lyakhovetskii, V., Zimasa, E., & Krumina, G. (2015) Perception of biological motion in central and peripheral visual field. ECVP2015: European Conference on Visual Perception, August 23-27, 2015, University of Liverpool, UK. Abstract can be downloaded from http://easychair.org/smart-program/ECVP2015/2015-08-26.html
  2. Krumina, G., Liakhovetckii, G., & Skilters, J. (2015). Impacts of fatigue on mental rotation. ECVP2015: European Conference on Visual Perception, August 23-27, 2015, University of Liverpool, UK. Abstract can be downloaded from http://easychair.org/smart-program/ECVP2015/2015-08-26.html
  3. Šķilters, J. (2015). RCC as a tool for formal modeling spatial relations. 12th International Congress of Balticists, Vilnius University, Lithuania, October 28-31.
  4. Šķilters, J., & Raita, L. (2015). Patterns of functional containment in Latvian. 12th International Congress of Balticists, Vilnius University, Lithuania, October 28-31.
  5. Burgmanis, G., Skilters, J., & Raita, L. (2015) The impact of travel behavior on the cognitive representation of urban environment. Talk at the Sixth International Conference on Spatial Cognition (ICSC 2015): Space and Situated Cognition, Rome, September 7-11, 2015.
  6. Šķilters, J., & Raita, L. (2015). Functional dependencies in spatial cognition: A study of some spatial configurations in Latvian. Language and Perception Conference: NordForsk Infrastructure Network. May 14-15, 2015, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. (Abstract available at https://www.ntnu.edu/langdevlab/events)
  7. Laicane, I., Skilters, J., Liakhovetckii, V., & Krumina, G. (2014) The impact of perceptual grouping on performance of conjunction search task. AVA Xmas Meeting 2014 (University College London; December 16, 2014).
  8. Sechi, G., Tatarko, A., & Skilters, J. (2014). Institutions, Civil Society, Trust and Quality of Life: A Social Capital- And Social Identity-Based Approach. Evidence from the Russian Federation. Paper provided by European Regional Science Association in its series ERSA conference papers with number ersa14p595 (https://ideas.repec.org/p/wiw/wiwrsa/ersa14p595.html and http://www-sre.wu.ac.at/ersa/ersaconfs/ersa14/e140826aFinal00595.pdf)
  9. Skilters, J., Selecka, M., Berzina, K., Brice, L. (2013). Collaborative Recall in Social Media. 18. International Convention of GTA, section: Cognition and Communication: Problem Solving and Social Collaborative Cognition. University of Education Karlsruhe, 11.04.2013-14.04.2013.
  10. Sechi, G., Skilters, J., Selecka, M., Berzina, K., Brice, L. (2013). Hybrid Communities as Life Space and Social Capital. 18. International Convention of GTA, section: Cognition and Communication: Problem Solving and Social Collaborative Cognition. University of Education Karlsruhe, 11.04.2013-14.04.2013.
  11. Sechi, G., Skilters, J., Selecka, M., Berzina, K., Brice, L. (2013).The Impact of Hybrid Infrastructure on Trust, Motivation and Knowledge Sharing in an Intentional Community: A Latvian Case Study. 53rd ERSA Congress in Palermo (27.08. – 31.08.2013) section: Social capital and regional development.
  12. Burgmanis, G., & Skilters, J. (2012). Spatial cognition and social identity generation. Talk presented in 4th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference, King’s College London, 10-12th July 2012.
  13. Skilters, J. Kreile, M., & Bojars, U. (2012). Extended identity and collaborative recall in Twitter communication. Talk presented in 4th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference, King’s College London, 10-12th July 2012.
  14. Sechi, G., Skilters, J., Borri, D., & De Lucia, C. (2012) Knowledge Exchange In Hybrid Communities: A Social Capital-Based Approach. Evidence from Latvia. 52nd European Congress of the Regional Science Association, Bratislava (Slovakia), August 21- 25, 2012.
  15. Pencis, J., Skilters, J., Brice, L., Kreile, M., & Bojars, U. (2012). Collaborative recall effects and extended identity generation in Twitter communication – The case ‘to remember’, ‘to recall’, and ‘to forget’. 2. DGI-Konferenz, 64. Jahrestagung der DGI. Dusseldorf 22-23.03.
  16. Skilters, J., Pencis, J., & Bojars, U. (2011). Extended selves in distributed social networks. Extended Cognition Workshop, Amsterdam, June 27th-28th 2011.
  17. Šķilters, J., Kreile, M., Bojārs, U., Brikše, I., Pencis, J., & Uzule, L. (2011). The pragmatics of political messages in Twitter communication. Making Sense of Microposts, #MSM2011, Workshop on ‘Making Sense of Microposts’: Big things come in small packages co-located with the 8th Extended Semantic Web Conference, ESWC2011.
  18. Skilters, J. & Burgmanis, G. (2012b). Cognitive anchors in spatial perception of large-scale environments. NordFosk Infrastructure Research Network Language and Perception, Workshop, August, 30-31st, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumbria University, UK.
  19. Skilters, J., & Burgmanis, G. (2012a). Space as a part of social identity. Poster presented at Embodied & Situated Language Processing-2012, 28-30 August, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
  20. Laicane, I., Lacis, I., & Skilters, J. (2012) Perceptual grouping by similarity in saccadic processing of simple visual stimuli. ESPP, 20th Meeting, August 28-31, University of London.
  21.    Lacis, I., Laicane, I., & Skilters, J. (2012). Effect of perceptual grouping by similarity on eye movements in processing simple visual stimuli. 35th European Conference on Visual Perception, 2-6 September, Alghero, Italy.
  22. Skilters, J., Sechi, G., Selecka, M., Brice, L. (2012). Hybrid communities as generators of socio-cognitive extension: evidence from National Library of Latvia users’ community. Paper presented at the Talk Action Interaction conference, University of Lodz (Poland), October 3-5, 2012.
  23. Sechi, G., Borri, D., De Lucia, C., & J. Skilters (2012). Community, Social Infrastructure, And Economic Wealth In Latvia: An Approach Based On Social Capital And Identity Theory. 9th World Conference of the Regional Science Association International, Timisoara (Romania), May 9– 12, 2012.
  24. Sechi, G., Skilters, J., Borri, D., & De Lucia, C. (2012) Knowledge Exchange In Hybrid Communities: A Social Capital-Based Approach. Evidence from Latvia. 52nd European Congress of the Regional Science Association, Bratislava (Slovakia), August 21- 25, 2012.
  25. Pencis, J., Skilters, J., Brice, L., Kreile, M., & Bojars, U. (2012). Collaborative recall effects and extended identity generation in Twitter communication – The case ‘to remember’, ‘to recall’, and ‘to forget’. 2. DGI-Konferenz, 64. Jahrestagung der DGI. Dusseldorf 22-23.03.
  26. Skilters, J., Pencis, J., & Bojars, U. (2011). Extended selves in distributed social networks. Extended Cognition Workshop, Amsterdam, June 27th-28th 2011.
  27. Šķilters, J., Kreile, M., Bojārs, U., Brikše, I., Pencis, J., & Uzule, L. (2011). The pragmatics of political messages in Twitter communication. Making Sense of Microposts, #MSM2011, Workshop on ‘Making Sense of Microposts’: Big things come in small packages co-located with the 8th Extended Semantic Web Conference, ESWC2011.
  28. Šķilters, J., Burgmanis, Ģ., Krišjāne, Z., & Apse, L. (2011). Spatial Cognition and Perception of Large Scale Object Constellations: Evidence from Search Domain Analysis in Urban Environment. Poster and published abstract in the 33rd annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, to be held in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Wednesday, July 20 – Saturday July 23, 2011. P, 1133, (ISBN 978-0-9768318-7-7)
  29. Šķilters, J. (2010). Semantics in Visual Perception: Methodological Remarks, Issues and Perspectives. Keynote talk given in workshop ‘Methods in Language & Cognition’, November 4-5, 2010, Aarhus University, Denmark.
  30. Pinna, B. & Skilters, J. (2010). Perceptual Semantics: A Three-Level Approach. 2010 International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications (ISDA 2010), Cairo, Egypt, November 20-December 1. Proceedings of ISDA 2010, published by IEEE.
  31. Žogla, A., & Šķilters, J. (2010). Digitization of Historical Texts at the National Library of Latvia. The Fourth International Conference. Human Language Technologies – The Baltic Perspective, Riga, Latvia.
  32. Škilters, J., & Apse. L. (2010). Search domain in spatial semantics: evidence from prepositions in Latvian. In: 4th International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association, University of Bremen, October 7-9, 2010.
  33. Pinna, B., Tanca M., & Skilters, J. (2010). From perceptual grouping to semantics. A three-level approach. Paper presented at the 18th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Psychology and Philosophy (ESPP), Bochum&Essen, August 25-28, 2010, published in: [book of abstracts] ESPP-2010, Ruhr-University Bochum, University of Duisburg-Essen, pp.88-90.
  34. Apse, L., & Šķilters, J. (2010). Geometric structure, functional knowledge, and search domain determination: evidence from the system of spatial prepositions in Latvian. Poster presented at the 18th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Psychology and Philosophy (ESPP), Bochum&Essen, August 25-28, 2010, published in: [book of abstracts] ESPP-2010, Ruhr-University Bochum, University of Duisburg-Essen, pp. 198-200.
  35. Apse, L., Burgmanis Ģ., Krišjāne, Z., & Šķilters, J. (2010). The structure of spatial cognition and perception of environment: Evidence from Latvia. Paper presented at the 18th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Psychology and Philosophy (ESPP), Bochum&Essen, August 25-28, 2010, published in: Abstracts, ESPP2010, Ruhr-University & University of Duisburg-Essen, pp. 166-167.
  36. Burgmanis, Ģ., Krišjāne, Z., Apse, L., Šķilters, J., & Strautmanis, N. (2010). Perceptual mapping onto spatial cognition of environment. Las Navas 2010: Cognitive and Linguistic Aspects of Geographic Space July 4. – 8., 2010, Las Navas del Marques, Avila, Spain.
  37. Šķilters, J., & Apse, L. (2010). Constraining spatial semantics of Latvian: geometrically embodied knowledge, functional knowledge and path/place-structure. In: July 6-8, 2010, Hertfordshire, 3rd UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference, University of Hertfordshire (abstract published in Book of Abstracts, pp.49-50).
  38. Skilters, J., Tanca. M., & Pinna, B. (2010). The role of grouping in shape formation: New effects due to the directional symmetry. In: Vision Sciences Society, 10th Annual Meeting, Naples, Florida, May 7-12,2010, Book of Abstracts (http://www.visionsciences.org/2010/VSS2010_Abstracts_Final.pdf, P. 229).
  39. Šķilters, J. (2010). Uztveres invarianti semantikā (Perceptual Invariants in Semantics). Talk given in the 68th Scientific Congress of the University of Latvia, Epistemology and Cognitive Sciences’ section.
  40. Šķilters, J. (2010). Reprezentējamības robežas: dabiskas un mākslīgas kognitīvu sistēmu sintakses atveides specifika. (Borders of Representability: Natural and Artificial Cognitive Systems). Talk given in the 68th Scientific Congress of the University of Latvia, Computer Sciences’ and IT section.
  41. Šķilters, J. (2009). Towards a non-representational semantics. In: Book of Abstracts: CTF09: Concept Types and Frames in Language, Cognition and Science, Düsseldorf, Germany, August 24-26, University of Düsseldorf, pp. 73-76.
  42. Šķilters, J., & Vēbere, L. (2009). Epistemologically Founded Semantics of Gestalt Theory: Two Ways of Explicating the Concept of Representation. Plenary paper in Conference Neuroscience Meets Gestaltpsychology. University of Osnabrück, March 26-29, 2009; Society for Gestalt Theory and its Applications (GTA) Institute of Psychology & Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrück, Book of Abstracts, p. 16.
  43. Skilters, J., & Böger, C. (2008). Semantic grounding of movement: Effects of movement execution on the semantic processing. The 9th Conference on Conceptual Structure, Discourse, and Language, Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio) on 18-20 October, 2008, USA. Abstract available at Social Sciences Research Network: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1292853.
  44. Skilters, J. (2008). Semantic prominence and semantic segmenting: on the relations between cognitive semantics and Gestalt theory. In: Language, Communication & Cognition, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK, August 4th-7th 2008. Published in: Book of Synopses: Language, Communication & Cognition, Brighton, University of Brighton, UK, August 4th-7th 2008, p. 39.
  45. Skilters, J. (2008). Coherence generation and semantic segmenting: knowledge effects in utterance interpretation. Accepted presentation in international DECOS Conference, University of Zadar, Croatia.
  46. Skilters J. (2007). Frame-based meaning activation model of polysemy processing. In S. Loebner et al. (Eds.), Concept Types and Frames in Language, Cognition and Science, Düsseldorf, Germany, August 20-22, University of Düsseldorf, pp. 85-86.
  47. Skilters, J., & Böger, C. (2007). Embodied semantic structures in movement execution and language. In United Kingdom Cognitive Linguistics Association 2nd Meeting: New Directions in Cognitive Linguistics-2, 27-30 August, Cardiff University, pp. 38-39.
  48. Šķilters, J. (2007). Frames as Structured Wholes. Congress: Relations and Structure. University of Macerata, Italy, May 2007.
  49. Šķilters, J. (2006). Apziņas nenovērojamo saturu problēma 19. un 20. gs. mijas psiholoģijā (Non-observable contents in the psychology of 19th and 20th century). Materialien der Internationalen Tagung (Universität Lettlands, Österreichische Botschaft): Traum und Wirklichkeit in der globalisierten Gesellschaft.
  50. Skilters, J., & Böger, C. (2006). Zur Wechselwirkung von Bedeutung und Bewegung: Wurzeln der semantischen Artikulation in der Wahrnehmung. In: H.-J. Schmid, & M. Engelhardt (Eds.), Abstractband von Second International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association, 5.-7.10.2006. München: LMU- München, ICCLS, 2006, S. 138.
  51. Böger, C., & Skilters, J. (2006). Semantic Articulation and Movement Execution. Queen’s University Belfast, Annual Meeting of European Society of Philosophy and Psychology, 24-27. August.
  52. Skilters, J. (2005). Aspekte der Figur-Grund-Strukturierung in menschlicher semantischer Artikulation. Plenary Talk. 14th Scientific Convention of GTA „Values, Meaning and Facts“, Medical University Graz & University of Applied Sciences Joanneum, Graz, Austria, February 24 – 27, 2005.