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Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 10:40:22 +0900
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The Third International Conference on Cognitive Science (ICCS2001)
 August 27-31, 2001, Beijing, China

 SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT

(Please visit http://www.ICCS2001.com for details and updates)

The Third International Conference on Cognitive Science (ICCS) will be 
held in Beijing, China on August 27-31, 2001. The purpose of this 
Conference is to bring together researchers from various active areas in 
cognitive science for update of research progress. The Conference has 
arranged fifteen plenary talks and organized ten symposia covering broad 
areas in cognitive science.

CONFIRMED PLENARY SPEAKERS

Robert Desimone, National Institute of Mental Health, USA
Peter Fox, University of Texas, USA
Glynn Humphreys, University of Birmingham, UK
Jaegwon Kim, Brown University, USA
Walter Kintsch, University of Colorado, USA
Sylvan Kornblum, University of Michigan, USA
Donald MacLeod, University of California, San Diego, USA
James McClelland, Carnegie-Melon University, USA
Vimla Patel, Columbia University, USA
Ernst Poeppel, University of Munich, Germany
Paul Smolensky, Johns Hopkins University, USA
George Sperling, University of California at Irvine, USA
Mandyam Srinivasan, Australian National University, Australia
Keiji Tanaka, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan
Larry Weiskrantz, Oxford Univeristy, UK


CONFIRMED SYMPOSIA

Animal Cognition
Chair: Shaowu Zhang, Australian National University, Australia
Co-chair: Mandyam Srinivasan, Australian National University, Australia
Submission: swzhangrsbs.anu.edu.au

Cognition and Brain Imaging
Chair: Kang Cheng, The RIKEN Institute, Japan
Co-chair: Yan Zhuo, University of Science and Technology of China
Submission: kchengmailman.riken.go.jp

High-level Cognition: Theoretical Issues and Applications
Chair: Jiajie Zhang, University of Texas at Houston, USA
Co-chairs: Vimla L. Patel, Columbia University, USA
 Edwards H. Shortliffe, Columbia University, USA
 Jack W. Smith, University of Texas at Houston, USA
 James P. Turley, University of Texas at Houston, USA
 Todd R. Johnson, University of Texas at Houston, USA
Submission: Jiajie.Zhanguth.tmc.edu

Convergent Approaches to Vision
Chair: Sheng He, University of Minnesota, USA
Co-chairs: Zhonglin Lu, University of Southern California, USA
 Frans Verstraten, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Submission: shengtc.umn.edu

Mathematical Modeling of Cognition
Chair: Jun Zhang, University of Michigan, USA
Co-chairs: In Jae Myung, Ohio State University, USA
 Xiangen Hu, University of Memphis, USA
 Ching-Fan Sheu, DePaul University, USA
Submission: junzumich.edu

Emergence and Development of Embodied Cognition
Chair: Rolf Pfeifer, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Co-chairs: Max Lungarella, University of Zurich, Switzerland
 Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Electrotechnical Laboratory, Tsukuba, Japan
 Olaf Sporns, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
 Giorgio Metta, University of Genova, Italy
 Giulio Sandini, University of Genova, Italy
 Rafael Nunez, University of Fribourgh, Switzerland, and UC Berkeley, USA
Submission: lungaifi.unizh.ch

Language Acquisition
Chair: Geraldine Legendre, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Co-chairs: Chungmin Lee, Seoul National University/UCLA
 Sook Whan Cho, Sogang University, Korea
Submission: cleehumnet.ucla.edu

Intelligent Agents and Multi-Agent Systems
Chair: Charles Ling, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Co-chairs: Ron Sun, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA.
 Vasant Honavar, Iowa State University, USA
Submission: lingcsd.uwo.ca

Multiculture Identities: A Socio-Cognitive Perspective
Chair: Chi-yue Chiu, The University of Hong Kong
Co-chairs: Veronica Benet-Martinez, University of Michigan, USA
 Fiona Lee, University of Michigan, USA
 Ying-yi Hong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Submission: cychiuhkusua.hku.hk

Cognitive Science in Education
Chair: Mitchell J. Nathan, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
Co-chairs: Brigid Barron, Stanford University, USA
 Joseph C. Campione, University of California at Berkeley, USA
 Shari Ellis, University of Florida, USA
 Susan R. Goldman, Vanderbilt University, USA
 Mindy Kalchman, University of Toronto, Canada
 Erno Lehtinen, University of Joensuu, Finland
 Anthony Petrosino, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Submission: nathanmstripe.colorado.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

 The conference invites oral and poster presentations of research in 
cognition, broadly defined. Contributions are welcome from, but not 
limited to, cognitive psychology, artificial intelligence, cognitive 
neuroscience, linguistics, philosophy, cognitive anthropology, social 
cognition, and comparative cognition. English will be the official 
working language of the conference. All submissions and presentations 
will be in English. The maximum length of a full paper is 5 pages (A4 or 
Letter size), with font-size of at least 12 pt. For poster presentation, 
please submit a one-page abstract.

 All accepted papers and abstracts will be published in a conference 
proceedings by the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) 
Press. Review and selection of submissions will be handled by organizers 
of corresponding symposium. But if your submission is not categorized 
into any symposium announced so far, it will be reviewed and selected by 
the conference organizing committee.

SUBMISSION

 Electronic submission is highly encouraged. Preferred file formats are 
Microsoft Word, HTML, Postscript, PDF and plain text. Please e-mail the 
file as an attachment to the corresponding symposium organizer. If you 
don't think your submission would be categorized into any symposium 
announced so far, please send it to iccs2001orgblcs.ac.cn (or 
iccs2001orgmail.blcs.ac.cn). An e-mail message confirming the receipt 
of your submission be sent to you within 3 days. In case you fail to 
receive such a message, please send your paper/abstract again, and 
contact iccs2001orgetang.com

REGISTRATION

 Registration fee:
 US$ 160, before June 30
 US$ 250, after July 1, and on-site.

The method for payment and on-line registration will soon be announced 
via email and on webpage 
http://www.iccs2001.com/html%20files/registration/registration.htm


IMPORTANT DATES (Revised)

 Registration beginning: March 1
 Submission deadline (full-length paper and abstract): April 30
 Notification of acceptance: May 31
 Submission of camera-ready papers: June 30

CONFERENCE VENUE

The conference will be held in the China Hall of Science and
Technology, locating on No.3 Fuxing Road, which is about 5km west of
the center (Tian-an-men Square) of Beijing.

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel information will be available within a few days. We will inform
you via email and on webpage
http://www.iccs2001.com/html%20files/hotel/hotel.htm 

ABOUT BEIJING

As it is well-known, Beijing is the most attractive city of China. The
historic sites include the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, the Lama
Temple, the Summer Palace ... to mention but a few. The end of August
is a rather good season in Beijing, with temperature 20-30 C (70-85 F)
normally. For further introduction to Beijing, please visit
http://www.beijing.gov.cn/english/index.htm

SPONSORS

Ministry of Science and Technology of China;
Chinese Academy of Sciences;
Ministry of Education of China;
National Nature Science Foundation of China.
 -and-
Beijing Laboratory of Cognitive Science, University of Science & 
Technology of China
Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Xian Jiaotong 
University
Microsoft Research China
State Key Laboratory of Pattern Recognition, Institution of Automation, 
Chinese Academy of Sciences
State Key Laboratory on Machine Perception, Peking University
State Key Laboratory of Intelligent Technology and Systems, Tsinghua University
Psychology Department, Hong Kong University

Conference Chair

Lin Chen, Beijing Laboratory of Cognitive Science, University of Science
& Technology of China

Program Committee

Chair: Huisheng Chi, Peking University, China
Co-Chairs: Chungmin Lee, Seoul Nat'l University/UCLA
 Yasuhiro Katagiri, ATR, Japan
 Chaoyi Li, Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 
China
 Bo Zhang, Tsinghua University, China
 Chon-wen Shyi, National Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan

Organizing Committee

Chair: Nanning Zheng, Xian Jiaotong University, China
Co-Chairs: Koiti Hasida, Electrotechnical Laboratory, Japan
 Charles Ling, University of Western Ontario, Canada
 Yan Zhuo, University of Science and Technology of China, China
 Kang Cheng, The RIKEN Institute, Japan
 Chi-yue Chiu, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
 Sheng He, University of Minnesota, USA
 Geraldine Legendre, Johns Hopkins University, USA
 Mitchell J. Nathan, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
 Rolf Pfeifer, University of Zurich, Switzerland
 Peter Slezak, University of New South Wales, Australia
 Jiajie Zhang, University of Texas at Houston, USA
 Jun Zhang, University of Michigan, USA


For more details and updates please visit the conference web site at
http://www.ICCS2001.com 

Further inquiries about the conference should be addressed to 
iccs2001orgblcs.ac.cn (or iccs2001orgmail.blcs.ac.cn).
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