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Matthias Frorath


Center for Cognitive Science
Friedrichstr. 50
D-79098 Freiburg
Room:   03003
Phone:  +49 761 203 4937




Research Interests

  • Cognitive Modeling
  • Usability Engineering
  • Planning




    • Frorath, M. and Albrecht, R. and Ragni, M. Towards a unified reasoning theory: An evaluation of the Human Reasoning Module in Spatial Reasoning. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (ICCM), pages 180 - 185. 2015. (Cognitive Model)
    • Brüssow, S., Ragni, M., Frorath, M., Konieczny, L, and Fangmeier, T. (2013). Premise annotation in mental model construction: An ACT-R approach to processing indeterminacy in spatial relational reasoning. Cognitive Systems Research, 24, 52-61.
    • Brüssow, S., Frorath, M., Ragni, M. & Fangmeier, T. (2012). An ACT-R approach to reasoning about spatial relations with preferred and alternative mental models.In N. Rußwinkel, U. Drewitz, & H. van Rijn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling. Berlin: Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin.


Cognitive Models



  • Computer Science M. Sc. Thesis: Identication and Modeling of Human Strategies in the Spatial Planning Task Rush Hour
  • Computer Science B. Sc. Thesis: Synthese und Validierung menschlicher Aktivitäten in Büro-Umgebungen


Tutoring and Teaching Assistance

  • Winter term 2015/2016 - Formale Methoden und Programmierung
  • Summer term 2015 - Aspekte der Künstlichen Intelligenz (T.A.)
  • Winter term 2014/2015 - Formale Methoden und Programmierung (T.A.)
  • Summer term 2014 - Aspekte der Künstlichen Intelligenz (T.A.)
  • Summer term 2013 - Aspekte der Künstlichen Intelligenz (T.A.)