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Date: Thu, 30 Jan 92 21:49:12 ESSUNY Buffalo Conference on "Cognition and Representation"
From: len talmy <talmyacsu.buffalo.edu>
Subject: SUNY Buffalo Conference on "Cognition and Representation"

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 State University of New York at Buffalo

 CENTER FOR COGNITIVE SCIENCE

 with funding from

 The Marvin Farber Memorial Fund
 The Department of Linguistics
 The Department of Psychology
 The Department of Computer Science.

 presents

 CONFERENCE ON COGNITION AND REPRESENTATION

 April 3-5, 1992
 Center for Tomorrow, State University of New York at Buffalo

			 INVITED SPEAKERS:

			 Charles Fillmore
			 Jerry Fodor
			 Whitman Richards
			 Paul Smolensky
 John F. Sowa

			 TENTATIVE PROGRAM

 (Further information on lodging and registering for the Conference is
 also at the end of the Program)

Friday, April 3, 1992
Afternoon Session, 1-4:45 pm

PAUL SMOLENSKY, Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado:
	"Connectionism, Compositionality, & The Explanation of Productivity"

TIM VAN GELDER, Department of Philosophy, Indiana University:
	"Distributed Representation--An Outline"

DAVID BANACH, Department of Philosophy, St. Anselm College"
	"Representing, Similarity, and the Storage of Information"

ANN ROBYNS, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University
	"Primary and Mature Conceptual Structures--Evidence from Child Language"

Reception and Dinner, 5-7:30 pm

Evening Session, 7:30-10 pm

CHARLES FILLMORE, Department of Linguistics,
University of California at Berkeley:
	"Representing Grammatical Knowledge as a Repertory of Constructions"

Panel discussion among the day's participants

Saturday, April 4, 1992

Coffee, juice, and rolls, 8:30 am
Morning Session, 9-12:15 am

JOHN KOUNIOS and PHILLIPS HOLCOMB, Department of Psychology, Tufts University:
	"Inferring Semantic-Memory Structure from Behavioral and
 Electrophysiological Measures"

VINOD GOEL, Institute for Cognitive Science,
University of California at Berkeley"
	"Specifying and Classifying Representational Systems: A Critique and
 Proposal for Cognitive Science"

STEVEN HORST, Department of Philosophy, Wesleyan University:
	"Notions of Representation and the Diverging Interests of Philosophy
 and Empirical Science"

JERRY A. FODOR, Department of Philosophy, Rutgers University,
and the Graduate School, City University of New York:
	"Representation, Compositionality, and Analyticity"

Lunch, 12:15-1:15 pm.

Afternoon Session, 1:15-5:30 pm

JOHN F. SOWA, IBM Thornasfjkafjk Educational Center:
	"Matching Logical Form to Linguistic Form"

BARBARA L. SPEICHER, Communication Department, DePaul University:
	"Disentangling Conceptual and Linguistic Knowledge"

BARBARA ABBOTT, Department of Linguistics,
and LARRY HAUSER, Department of Philosophy, Michigan State University:
	"Natural Language and Thought"

Panel discussion among the day's participants

Sunday, April 5, 1992

Coffee, juice, and rolls, 8:30 am
Morning Session, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

MICHAEL J. TARR, Department of Psychology, Yale University:
	"Behavioral and Computational Constraints in Human Shape Representation"

K. N. LEIBOVIC, Department of Biophysical Sciences, SUNY Buffalo:
	"Brain Mechanisms for Perceptual Representation"

WHITMAN RICHARDS, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT
	"Is Perception for Real?"

Panel discussion among the day's speakers and the invited speakers

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Futher information may be obtained by writing to:

	The Center for Cognitive Science
	652 Baldy Hall
	State University of New York at Buffalo
	Buffalo, NY 14260

	email: dcpcs.buffalo.edu

Registration for the conference is $24, which includes lunch on Saturday.
Dinner Friday night is $14.
To register or make a dinner reservation, please send a check made out to

	SUNY Research Foundation/Representation Conference

and send it to the address above.

Organizing Committee:

John T. Kearns, Department of Philosophy (dcpcs.buffalo.edu)
William J. Rapaport, Department of Computer Science (rapaportcs.buffalo.edu)
Erwin M. Segal, Department of Psychology (segalcs.buffalo.edu)
Leonard A. Talmy, Department of Linguistics and
 Director, Center for Cognitive Science (talmyacsu.buffalo.edu)

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			LODGING

The following hotels and motels are located near the
Amherst campus of the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Hampton Inn, 10 Flint Rd., Amherst, NY (716) 869-4414. Ask
for ``University Rate'', $53 single, $64 double. (these
rates are approximate and are not guaranteed for April 1992)

Holiday Inn, 1881 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst, NY 14150
(716) 691-8181 and (800) 465-4329. Ask for ``University
Rate'', $59.00 single or double.

Journey's End, 4400 Maple Rd., Amherst, NY (716) 834-2231
and (800) 668-4200. Ask for ``University Rate'', $45.65 sin-
gle, $53.79 double.

Marriott Inn, 1340 Millersport Hwy., Amherst, NY (716) 689-
6900 and (800) 228-9290. Ask for ``University Rate'', $73.00
single or double (these rates are approximate)

Red Roof Inn, I-190 and Millersport Hwy., Amherst, NY (716)
689-7474 and (800) 843-7663. Ask for ``University Rate'',
$43.95 single, $47.95 double

Super 8 Motel, 1 Flint Rd., Amherst, NY (716) 688-0811 and
(800) 843-1991. Ask for ``University Rate'', $36.79 single,
$44.89 double. (these rates are not guaranteed for April
1992)
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