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Confs: Categorization Summer Institute

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Message 1: Categorization Summer Institute, Montreal Canada

Date: Fri, 8 Nov 2002 23:13:05 +0000
From: Stevan Harnad <harnadecs.soton.ac.uk>
Subject: Categorization Summer Institute, Montreal Canada


 The theme of the 2003 UQaM Summer Institute is CATEGORISATION 
 http://www.unites.uqam.ca/sccog/liens/program.html 
 Universite of Quebec  Montreal: June 30 - July 11 2003

Day 1. CATEGORIZATION IN COGNITIVE SCIENCES
(all disciplines)
 Categorization in cognitive neuroscience - S Grossberg (Boston U)
 Categorization in psychology - S Harnad (UQaM)
 Categorization in computer science - JF Sowa (LLC)
 Categorization in linguistics - TBA
 Categorization in Philosophy - TBA
 Categorization in cognitive sciences - A Papafragou (Penn)
 
Day 2. SEMANTIC CATEGORIES
(anthropology, linguistics, philosophy, psychology)
 Emotion categories across languages - J Boster (U Conn)
 Semantic categorization - B Gillon (McGill)
 Conceptual Change - P Thagard (Waterloo)
 Biology of substance categories - R Millikan(U Conn)
 Color categories across languages - P Kay (Berkeley)
 Semantic categories - S Coulson (UCSD)
 
Day 3. SYNTACTIC CATEGORIES AND CATEGORY CHANGE
(linguistics)
 Syntactic categories 1 - A Zwicky (Stanford)
 Multifunctional categories - Lisa Travis (McGill)
 Crossgcategorial constructions - R Malouf (Groningen)
 Category change - Ian Roberts (Cambridge)
 How different can languages be? - D Gil (MPI Leipzig)
 Syntactic categories 2 - J Bobaljik (McGill)

Day 4. CATEGORIES IN SPOKEN AND SIGNED LANGUAGES
(linguistics and psychology)
 Sign Language 1 - D Bouchard/C Dubuisson (UQaM)
 Sign languages 2 - Judy Kegl (U So Maine)
 Sign vs speech - D Lillo-Martin (U Conn)
 ACQUISITION OF CATEGORIES
 L1 acquisition - M Labelle (UQaM)
 L2 acquisition - L White (McGill)
 Categorisation and acquisition - E Clark (Stanford)
 
Day 5. DATA MINING FOR CATEGORIES AND ONTOLOGIES
(computer science, philosophy)
 Graph structure clustering - G Mineau (Laval)
 Data mining - Y Kodratoff (Paris-Sud XI)
 Text mining - A Napoli (LORIA)
 Computer-aided categorization - J-G Meunier (UQaM)
 Categorization nets - R Proulx (UQaM)
 
Day 6. NEUROSCIENCE OF CATEGORIZATION AND CATEGORY LEARNING
(psychology, philosophy)
 Neuropsychology of category learning - FG Ashby (Santa Barbara)
 Striatum and category learning - WT Maddox (UT Austin)
 Brain basis of category learning - J Gabrieli (Stanford)
 Categorical speech perception/production - S Ravizza (Berkeley)
 Neural nets - Pierre Poirier (UQaM)
 
Day 7. MACHINE CATEGORY LEARNING
(computer science, philosophy, robotics)
 Conceptual spaces - P Gardenfors (Lund)
 Symbolic learning - Patrick Gallinari (U PM Curie)
 Similarity in fuzzy categories - D Dubois/H Prade (U P Sabatier)
 Self-organizing vocabularies - S Nolfi (ICST Rome)
 Inferential learning theory - RS Michalski (G Mason U)
 Cognitive computation - SJ Hanson (Rutgers)
 
Day 8. PERCEPTION AND INFERENCE
(psychology, philosophy)
 Perception to symbols - L Barsalou (Emory)
 Return of conceptual empiricism - J Prinz (Wash U St-Louis)
 Category representation - R Nosofsky (Indiana)
 Category learning - R Goldstone (Indiana)
 Categorization and inference - A Markman (UT Austin)
 Perception and inference - S Coulson (UCSD)
 
Day 9. GROUNDING, RECOGNITION, AND REASONING
(psychology, philosophy)
 Reference - S Larochelle (U Montreal)
 Shape recognition - I Biederman (USC)
 Object perception - PG Schyns (Glasgow)
 Analogical reasoning - D Gentner (Northwestern)
 Categorization and reasoning - S Robert (UQaM)
 
Day 10. THE NATURALIZATION OF CATEGORIES
(philosophy)
 Nominalism and concepts - C Panaccio (UQTR)
 Social construction of categories - L Faucher (UQaM)
 Concept nativism - E Margolis (Rice)
 Category neurosemantics - C Eliasmith (Waterloo)
 Philosophical Analysis - G Rey (Maryland)

Registration information:
http://www.unites.uqam.ca/sccog/liens/registration.html
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