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  1. Cedergren.Henrietta, Categorization Summer Institute, Canada

Message 1: Categorization Summer Institute, Canada

Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2003 15:06:13 +0000
From: Cedergren.Henrietta <>
Subject: Categorization Summer Institute, Canada

Categorization Summer Institute

Location: Montreal, Canada
Date: 30-JUN-03 - 11-JUL-03

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Contact Person: Organizing Committee
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Linguistic Subfield(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description: 
The theme of the 2003 UQaM Summer Institute is CATEGORISATION.
30 juin 2003 La cat�gorisation dans les sciences cognitives (toutes les 
June 30th 2003 Categorization in cognitive sciences (all disciplines)

Categorization in cognitive neuroscience, Stephen Grossberg, Boston University
Categorization in psychology, Steven Harnad, Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al
Categorization in cognitive computer science, John F. Sowa, VivoMind LLC
Categorization in linguistics, Pieter Muysken, Universiteit van Nijmegen
Categorization in philosophy, Georges Rey, University of Maryland

Discussant: On categorization in cognitive sciences, 
Anna Papafragou, University of Pennsylvania

1er juillet 2003 Les cat�gories s�mantiques (anthropologie, linguistique, 
	 philosophie, psychologie)
July 1st 2003 Semantic categories (anthropology, linguistics, philosophy, 

Emotions categories across languages, Jim Boster, University of Connecticut
Semantic categorization, Brendan Gillon, McGill University
Reference, Serge Larochelle, Universit� de Montr�al
Categorisation and conceptual change, Paul Thagard, University of Waterloo
A biological theory of empirical concepts, Ruth Millikan, University of Connecticut
Color categories across languages, Paul Kay, University of California at Berkeley

Discussant: On semantic categories, 
Seana Coulson, University of California at San Diego

2 juillet 2003 Les cat�gories syntaxiques et le changement linguistique dans 
les cat�gories (linguistique)
July 2nd 2003 Syntactic categories and category change (linguistics)

A state of the art on syntactic categories, Arnold Zwicky, Stanford University
Cross-categorial and multifunctional categories, Lisa Travis, McGill University
Cross-categorial constructions, Rob Malouf, San Diego State University
On category change, Ian Roberts, University of Cambridge
How different can languages be? David Gil, Max Planck Institute for
Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig

Discussant: On syntactic categories, Pieter Muysken, Universiteit van Nijmegen

3 juillet 2003 (linguistique et psychologie)
July 3rd 2003 (linguistics and psychology)

Les cat�gories dans les langues orales et les langues sign�es
Categories in spoken and signed languages

Syntactic categories in sign languages with particular reference to
LSQ, Denis Bouchard and Colette Dubuisson, Universit� du Qu�bec �
Syntactic categories in sign languages with particular reference to
ASL, Judy Kegl, University Southern Maine
Syntactic categories in signed versus spoken languages, Diane
Lillo-Martin, University of Connecticut
L'acquisition des cat�gories/Acquisition of categories
A state of the art on the acquisition of syntactic categories in L1,
 Marie Labelle, Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al
Syntactic categories in L2 acquisition, Lydia White, McGill University
On categorisation and acquisition, Eve Clark, Stanford University

4 juillet 2003 L'exploration de donn�es appliqu�e aux cat�gories et �
l'ontologie (informatique cognitive, philosophie)
July 4th 2003 Data mining for categories and ontologies (cognitive computer 
science, philosophy)

The clustering of graph structures, Guy Mineau, Universit� Laval
Text mining and analysis of scientific and technical information, Yves
Kodratoff, Universit� Paris-Sud XI
Knowledge discovery in databases (KDD) or data mining, Amedeo
Napoli, LORIA : Laboratoire lorrain de recherche en informatique et
ses applications
Computer-aided categorization, Jean-Guy Meunier, Universit� du
Qu�bec � Montr�al
Discussant: On data mining for categories and ontologies, 
John F. Sowa, VivoMind LLC

7 juillet 2003 La cat�gorisation et l'acquisition des cat�gories vues par les 
neurosciences (psychologie, philosophie)
July 7th 2003 Neuroscience of categorization and category learning 
(psychology, philosophy)

Neuropsychology of category learning, FG. Ashby, University of
California at Santa Barbara
Striatum and category learning, WT. Maddox, University of Texas at
Brain basis of category learning, John Gabrieli, Stanford University
Brain damage and categorical speech perception and production, Susan
Ravizza, University of Pittsburgh
Neural network models of categorization: philosophical issues, Pierre
Poirier, Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al

Discussant: On neuroscience of categorization and category learning,
 Henri Cohen, Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al

8 juillet 2003 L'apprentissage automatique des cat�gories (informatique 
cognitive, philosophie, robotique)
July 8th 2003 Machine category learning (cognitive computer science, 
philosophy, robotics)

Categories and conceptual spaces, Peter Gardenfors, Lund University
Data analysis, learning symbolic and numeric knowledge, Patrick
Gallinari, Universit� Pierre et Marie Curie
Similarity in fuzzy categories, Didier Dubois and Henri Prade,
Universit� Paul Sabatier
Self-organizing vocabularies, Stefano Nolfi, Institute of Cognitive
Sciences and Technology, Rome
Inferential theory of learning, natural induction, inductive databases
and knowledge scouts, Ryszard S. Michalski, George Mason University
Cognitive computation, Stephen Jose Hanson, Rutgers University

9 juillet 2003 La perception des cat�gories et l'inf�rence (psychologie, 
July 9th 2003 Categories in perception and inference (psychology, 

Simulation and embodiment in situated conceptualization, Lawrence
Barsalou, Emory University
The return of conceptual empiricism, Jesse Prinz, Washington
University in St-Louis
Category representation, Rob Nosofsky, Indiana University
Category learning, Rob Goldstone, Indiana University
Categorization and inference, Arthur Markman, University of Texas at

Discussant: On categories in perception and inference, 
Seana Coulson, University of California at San Diego

10 juillet 2003 Les bases, la r�cognition et le raisonnement dans le cadre de 
la cat�egorisation (psychologie, philosophie)
July 10th 2003 Grounding, recognition, and reasoning in categorization 
(psychology, philosophy)

Neural networks and categorization, Robert Proulx, Universit� du
Qu�bec � Montr�al
Shape recognition, Irv Biederman, University of Southern California
Object perception, Phil G. Schyns, University of Glasgow
Analogical reasoning, Dedre Gentner, Northwestern University
Categorization and reasoning, Serge Robert, Universit� du
Qu�bec � Montr�al

Discussant: On grounding, recognition and reasoning in categorization, 
Steven Harnad, Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al

11 juillet 2003 La naturalisation des cat�gories (philosophie)
July 11th 2003 The naturalization of categories (philosophy)

Nominalism and the theory of concepts, Claude Panaccio, Universit� du
Qu�bec � Trois-Rivi�res
The social construction of categories, Luc Faucher, Universit� du
Qu�bec � Montr�al
Concept nativism, Eric Margolis, Rice University
A neurosemantic for categories, Chris Eliasmith, University of Waterloo
Philosophical Analysis as Cognitive Psychology, Elisabetta Lalumera,
Universit� di Bologna

Discussant: On the naturalization of categories, Jean-Guy Meunier,
Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al
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