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Message 1: Summer School: CogSci2001 - Sofia, Bulgaria

Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 12:21:57 +0300
From: CogSci Summer School <schoolcogs.nbu.acad.bg>
Subject: Summer School: CogSci2001 - Sofia, Bulgaria

8th International Summer School
in
Cognitive Science

Sofia, New Bulgarian University
July 9 - 28, 2001

Organized by New Bulgarian University, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, and
Bulgarian Society for Cognitive Science

Endorsed by the Cognitive Science Society

Sponsored by: New Bulgarian University,
Central and East European Center for Cognitive Science,
Bob Glushko (USA)

... Arthur Shimamura (University of California at Berkeley, USA) - Executive
Control, Metacognition and Memory Processes
... Barbara Finlay (Cornell University, USA) - Development and Evolution of
the Brain
... Maurice Greenberg (New Bulgarian University, BG) - Introduction to
Connectionism
... Stella Vosniadou (University of Athens, GR) - Conceptual Change in
Physical Knowledge
... Michael Thomas (NCDU, ICH, UK) - Connectionist Models of Developmental
Disorders
... Csaba Pleh (University of Seget, HU) - Language Understanding in
Children, Adults and Patients
... Robert Goldstone (Indiana University, USA) - Human learning and adaptive
systems
... Jeff Elman (University of California at San Diego, USA) - Connectionist
approaches to psycholinguistics, language acquisition, and linguistic
theory
... Susan Epstein (City University of New York, USA) - Cognitive Modeling and
the Development of Expertise

Financial Support: Bob Glushko from the USA has generously provided support
for students who cannot afford paying on their own and whose universities
cannot pay either. The scholarships are mainly directed to students coming
from Eastern and Central Europe as well as from the former Soviet Union,
however, other cases will also be considered. The scholarships cover
tuition, travel, and living expenses. Applicants should present a
declaration of what kind of sources they can use for their participation in
the Summer School.

Deadline for application: May 15th

Notification of acceptance: May 24th.

For more information:
http://www.nbu.bg/cogs/events/ss2001.htm

Svetlana Petkova,
Administrative manager
Central and Eastern Center for Cognitive Science
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