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LINGUIST List 25.1876

Mon Apr 28 2014

Confs: Cognitive Science/Turkey

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <xiyanlinguistlist.org>

Date: 28-Apr-2014
From: Deniz Zeyrek <dezeyrekmetu.edu.tr>
Subject: Cogsci in Germany, Cogsci in Turkey
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Cogsci in Germany, Cogsci in Turkey

Date: 23-May-2014 - 23-May-2014
Location: Ankara, Turkey
Contact: Deniz Zeyrek
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://ii.metu.edu.tr/cognitive-science-seminars

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science

Meeting Description:

The seminar will cover a broad range of topics in cognitive science, including the dynamics of eye movements and attention during reading, the role of sensorimotor processes in meaning composition, mental model construction from texts and pictures, geometric concepts in multimodal interaction and embodied cooperative systems.

As part of the German-Turkish Science Year Celebrations (http://www.german-turkish-scienceyear.com), we would like to invite you to the meeting entitled 'CogSci in Germany, CogSci in Turkey'.

METU Informatics Institute Cognitive Science Seminars V: CogSci in Germany, CogSci in Turkey

May 23, 2014

Seminar Program:

09:00-09:30
Opening

09:30-13:00

Session 1 Cognition and Interaction

Chair: Annette Hohenberger

09:30-09:45
Cengiz Acartürk (METU, Cognive Science)

09:45-10:30
Christopher Habel (University of Hamburg, Informatics Department, Human Centered Computing Cluster)
'Geometric Concepts in Multimodal Interaction'

10:30-11:00
Coffee Break and Student Poster Session

11:00-11:45
Ipke Wachsmuth (University of Bielefeld, Cognitive Interaction Technology Center of Excellence, Technische Fakultät)
'Embodied Cooperative Systems: From Tool to Partnership'

11:45-12:00
Didem Gökçay (METU,Cognive Science )

12:00-12:15
Murat Perit Çakır (METU, Cognive Science)

12:15-13:00
Katharina Scheiter (University of Tübingen, Knowledge Media Research Center)
'Mental Model Construction from Text and Pictures: Evidence for Construction of a Spatial Scaffold'

13:00-14:00
Lunch Break and Student Poster Session

14:00-16:30

Session 2 Cognition and Language

Chair: Cem Bozşahin

14:00-14:45
Reinhold Kliegl (University of Potsdam, Department of Psychology)
'The Dynamics of Eye Movements and Attention During Reading: Contributions from Language-Comparative Research'

14:45-15:00
Deniz Zeyrek (METU, Cognive Science)

15:00-15:15
Annette Hohenberger (METU, Cognive Science)

15:15-16:00
Barbara Kaup (University of Tübingen, Department of Psychology)
'The Role of Sensorimotor Processes in Meaning Composition'

16:00-16:30
Coffee Break and Student Poster Session

16:30-18:15

Session 3 Philosophy of Cognitive Science

Chair: Deniz Zeyrek

16:30-17:15
Tarek R. Besold (University of Osnabrück, Cognitive Science)
'The Limits of Thought? Complexity, computation, and cognition'

17:15-17:45
Cem Bozşahin (METU, Cognive Science)
'Can Computation Give Rise to Meaning?'

17:45-18:00
Ceyhan Temürcü (METU, Cognive Science )

18:00-18:45
Marcus Kracht (University of Bielefeld, Faculty of Linguistics and Literary Studies)
'Understanding the Meaning of What is Said'

18:45-19:00
Concluding Remarks. Opportunities for future collaboration

19.00-19.45
Reception



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