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 Third Announcement


 Third International Colloquium on Cognitive Science

 (ICCS-93)

 Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain, May 4-8, 1993

 ********

 The Colloquium is organized by the Dept. of Logic and
 Philosophy of Science of the University of the Basque
 Country, and supported by:

 Universidad del Pais Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea
 DGCYT (Ministerio de Educacion y Ciencia)
 Hezkuntza eta Kultura Sailak (Eusko Jaurlaritza)
 Gipuzkoako Foru Aldundia
 Kutxa

 It will take place in the School of Architecture of the
 University of the Basque Country at DONOSTIA-SAN SEBASTIAN
 (address: Campus de Ibaeta, Avenida de Tolosa, s.n.).

 MAIN TOPICS:

 1. Representation and Dynamics in Semantics and
 Pragmatics.

 2. Formalization of Cognitive Models and Complexity.

 3. Information Processing and Communication in Natural
 Systems.

 4. Belief, Intention and Action.

 Conference desk: There will be a reception-desk in the
 School of Architecture, from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm, on
 Monday, May 3.

 Lunch tickets must be bought there before 12:00 am. Lunch
 will be at the School of Law.

 Information can be obtained from the members of the
 Organizing Committee or local participants (wearing red
 badges). All participants should be prepared to show their
 conference badge, if so requested. Badges are required to
 attend all sessions of the Colloquium.

 The Program is enclosed. Contributed Papers will be 20-25
 minutes, allowing 5 minutes for discussion. Speakers
 should note that there will be overhead projectors (for
 transparencies) in the lecture rooms. Speakers wishing to
 prepare transparencies in advance of their talk will find
 the necessary materials at the conference desk.
 Please note that smoking is not allowed in any of the
 session rooms.

 The closing session will take place in the Gipuzkoako Foru
 Aldundia, on Saturday 8 May, at 6:30 pm.

 Note that an excursion to the Caves of Isturitz - Biarritz
 - Baiona has been arranged for Thursday afternoon.

 MAIL: All mail and telegrams for people attending the
 Colloquium should be addressed as follows: Name of
 participant, ICCS-93, School of Architecture, UPV/EHU,
 Avda. de Tolosa s/n, 20009 Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain.
 Mail and telegrams so addressed may be picked up at the
 conference desk. Telephone and fax for emergency messages:
 School of Architecture. Tel. (9)43 218466. Fax: (9)43
 219727.
 TRAVEL: The city airport is Hondarribia which is about 18
 kms. from Donostia. Participants arriving to the airport
 of Bilbao should take a taxi from the airport to PESA
 coach station (downtown, Hurtado de Amezaga (Abando)), and
 then take a coach (by motorway) to Donostia. Coaches are
 at the following times: 6:45 am, 7:00 am, 7:30 am, 8:00
 am, 9:00 a.m. and every hour until 9:00 pm.

 ACCOMODATION: Participants can make hotel reservations
 through:

 MUNDO TRES Viajes
 Plaza del Buen Pastor, 7
 20005 SAN SEBASTIAN (Spain)
 Tel.: 34 (9)43 430569
 Telex: 38206
 Fax: 34 (9)43 431069

 PLEASE MAKE RESERVATIONS BY APRIL 2.
 Enclosed you will find a list of B&B accommodation.

 REGISTRATION: The registration fee is $ 160.00 or 16,000
 ptas. ($ 80.00 for students -please verify- and
 accompanying persons).This fee may be paid from abroad by
 an international check made out to ICCS-93 and sent to Dr.
 J.M. LARRAZABAL, Dpto. de Logica, Fac. de Filosofia y
 CC.EE, Apdo. 1249, 20080 SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain; or by way
 of a bank transfer to ICCS-93 account n. 330127-2, CAJA
 GIPUZKOA-DONOSTIA KUTXA, Garibay 13, 20004 SAN SEBASTIAN
 (Spain). (Please send a copy of your transfer to Dr. J.M.
 LARRAZABAL (address above)).

 PROGRAM COMMITTEE: N. Block (Cambridge, MA), M. Boden
 (Brighton), A. Clark (Brighton), R. Cooper (Edinburgh), V.
 Demonte (Madrid), K. Devlin (Maine), J. Ezquerro
 (Secretary), J. Higginbotham (Cambridge, MA), D. Israel
 (Stanford), J.M. Larrazabal (San Sebastian), A. ter Meulen
 (Bloomington), A. Moreno (San Sebastian), M. Pollack
 (Pittsburgh), V. Sanchez de Zavala (San Sebastian), L.
 Shastri (Philadelphia), L. Ml. Valdes (Murcia), D.
 Wilkes-Gibbs (Middletown, Conn.), D. Wilson (London).

 ORGANIZING COMMITTEE: X. Arrazola (San Sebastian), A.
 Arrieta (San Sebastian), A. Borillo (Toulouse), E. Casaban
 (Valencia), O. Diaz (San Sebastian), A. Eguzkitza
 (Vitoria), T. Espinal (Barcelona), J. Ezquerro (San
 Sebastian), E. Gillet (Liege), K. Korta (Assistant
 Secretary), J.M. Larrazabal (Secretary), C. Moya
 (Valencia), J. Oberlander (Edinburgh), N. Ursua (San
 Sebastian), M. De Vega (La Laguna), S. Vinardell
 (Salamanca).




 Third International Colloquium on Cognitive Science

 (ICCS-93)

 Donostia-San Sebastian, May 4-8, 1993

 ********

 PROVISIONAL PROGRAM

 TUESDAY, MAY 4

 10:00 a.m. Opening Session by the President of the
 University of the Basque Country.

 CH Sanchez de Zavala (Donostia).
 10:30 a.m. Opening Lecture.

 M. Boden (Brighton): Creativity and
 Representational Redescription.

 11:30 a.m. Break.

 12:00 a.m
 J. Higginbotham (Cambridge, MA): Words and
 Thoughts.

 1:15 p.m. Lunch.

 3:15 p.m.
 SECTION 1. CHAIR: A. ter Meulen (Bloomington).
 V. Demonte (Madrid): Aspects of the
 Syntax-Semantics Interface.

 SECTION 2. CHAIR: L. Shastri (Philadelphia)
 A. Clark (Brighton): Connectionism and Nativism:
 New Ways of Loading the Dice.

 4:15 p.m. Break.

 4:30 p.m.
 SECTION 3. CHAIR: L. Ml. Valdes (Murcia).
 K. Devlin (Maine): Scenes, stories, and possible descriptions.

 SECTION 4. CHAIR: D. Israel (Stanford).
 J. Oberlander (Edinburgh): Beliefs and Intentions
 in Abductive Discourse Generation.

 5:30 p.m. CONTRIBUTED PAPERS.

 6:00 p.m. TUTORIALS:
 A. ter Meulen (Bloomington): Modelling Temporal
 Reasoning.
 R. Jackendoff (Waltham): On Natural Language
 Semantics.


 WEDNESDAY, MAY 5

 9:00 a.m.
 CHAIR: R. Jackendoff (Waltham).

 H. Kamp (Stuttgart): Planning Verbs.

 10:00 a.m.
 SECTION 2. CHAIR: A. Moreno (Donostia).
 M. Dascal (Tel Aviv): Concepts in Dispute:
 Conceptual Entrenchment and Adaptation in Scientific and
 Philosophical Controversies.

 SECTION 3. CHAIR: J. Ezquerro (Donostia).
 L. Shastri (Philadelphia): A Neurally Motivated
 Characterization of Tractable Reasoning.

 11:00 a.m. Break.

 11:30 a.m. TUTORIALS:
 A. ter Meulen (Bloomington): Modelling Temporal
 Reasoning.
 R. Jackendoff (Waltham): On Natural Language
 Semantics.

 1:00 p.m. CONTRIBUTED PAPERS.

 1:30 p.m. Lunch.

 3:15 p.m.
 SECTION 1. CHAIR: V. Demonte (Madrid).
 L. Ml Valdes (Murcia): Propositional Attitudes as
 Relations to Propositions.

 SECTION 4. CHAIR: H. Levesque (Toronto).
 F. Lin (Toronto): The Frame Problem Revisited:
 Provably Complete Theories of Action in the Situation
 Calculus.

 4:15 p.m. Break.

 4:30 p.m. CONTRIBUTED PAPERS.

 5:30 p.m. TUTORIALS:
 K. Devlin (Maine) & D. Israel (Stanford):
 Information and Communication.
 M. Boden (Brighton): Is Cognitive Science a
 Fraud?


 THURSDAY, MAY 6

 9:00 a.m.
 CHAIR: M. Boden (Brighton).

 P. Johnson-Laird (Princeton): The Mind as a
 Reasoning Machine.

 10:00 a.m.
 SECTION 1. CHAIR: D. Wilson (London).
 A. ter Meulen (Bloomington): CHRONOSCOPES:
 Dynamic Temporal Telescopes.

 SECTION 4. CHAIR: N. Block (Cambridge, MA).
 D. Israel (Stanford): The Meaning(s) of Actions.
 11:00 a.m. Break.

 11:30 a.m. TUTORIALS:
 K. Devlin (Maine) & D. Israel (Stanford):
 Information and Communication.
 N. Block (Cambridge, MA): The Computer Model of
 the Mind.

 1:00 p.m. CONTRIBUTED PAPERS.

 1:30 p.m. Lunch.

 3:15 p.m. EXCURSION.


 FRIDAY, MAY 7

 9:00 a.m.
 CHAIR: R. Stalnaker (Cambridge, MA).

 H. Levesque (Toronto): Is Reasoning Too Hard?

 10:00 a.m.
 SECTION 2. CHAIR: P. Johnson-Laird (Princeton).
 A. Riviere (Madrid): Intentionality and
 Metarepresentation: A Developmental Perspective.

 SECTION 3. CHAIR: A. Clark (Brighton).
 D. Wilkes-Gibbs (Middletown,Conn.):
Conversational Teamwork.

 11:00 a.m. Break.

 11:30 a.m. TUTORIALS:
 P. Johnson-Laird (Princeton): Mental Models.
 H. Kamp (Stuttgart) & D. Wilson (London): On the
 Boundaries between Semantics and Pragmatics.

 1:00 p.m. CONTRIBUTED PAPERS.

 1:30 p.m. Lunch.

 3:15 p.m.
 SECTION 1. CHAIR: A. Borillo (Toulouse).
 D. Wilson (London): Recent Issues in Relevance
 Theory.

 SECTION 4. CHAIR: J. Oberlander (Edinburgh).
 N. Asher (Austin): A Formal Framework for
 Reasoning about Belief and Intention in a Changing World.

 4:15 p.m. Break.

 4:30 p.m. PANEL DISCUSSION.

 5:30 p.m. CONTRIBUTED PAPERS.

 6:00 p.m. TUTORIALS:
 H. Kamp (Stuttgart) & D. Wilson (London): On the
 Boundaries between Semantics and Pragmatics.
 J. Higginbotham (Cambridge, MA) & R. Stalnaker
 (Cambridge, MA) : Truth and Representation.


 SATURDAY, MAY 8

 CHAIR: H. Kamp (Stuttgart).
 9:00 a.m.
 R. Stalnaker (Cambridge, MA): On the Problem of
 Logical Omniscience.

 10:00 a.m.
 SECTION 3. N. Block (Cambridge, MA): What can
 Neuropsychology tell us about the Function of
 Consciousness?

 11:00 a.m. Break.

 11:30 a.m. PANEL DISCUSSION.

 12:30 p.m. CONTRIBUTED PAPERS.

 1:30 p.m. Lunch.

 3:30 p.m. TUTORIALS:
 P. Johnson-Laird (Princeton): Mental Models.
 J. Higginbotham (Cambridge, MA) & R. Stalnaker
 (Cambridge, MA) : Truth and Representation.

 5:00 p.m.
 CHAIR : J. Higginbotham (Cambridge, MA).

 R. Jackendoff (Waltham, MA): Is There a Faculty
 of Social Cognition?

 6:30 p.m.
 Closing Session / Cocktail.
 Gipuzkoako Foru Aldundia.





 Third International Colloquium on Cognitive Science
 (ICCS-93)

 Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain, May 4-8, 1993

 ********

 REGISTRATION FORM

 NAME:


 ADDRESS:


 CITY:


 COUNTRY:

 Amount paid:


 The registration fee is $ 160.00 or 16,000 ptas. ($
 80.00 for students -please verify- and accompanying
 persons), before April 5; $ 200.00 or 20,000 ptas. after
 that date. This fee may be paid from abroad by an
 international check made out to ICCS-93 and sent to Dr.
 J.M. LARRAZABAL, Dpto. de Logica, Fac. de Filosofia y
 CC.EE, Apdo. 1249, 20080 SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain; or by way
 of a bank transfer to ICCS-93 account n. 330127-2, CAJA
 GIPUZKOA-DONOSTIA KUTXA, Garibay 13, 20004 SAN SEBASTIAN
 (Spain). (Please send a copy of your transfer to Dr. J.M.
 LARRAZABAL (address above)).


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