LINGUIST List 7.39

Tue Jan 9 1996

FYI: Cogsci at New Bulgarian University

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  1. Boicho Kokinov, Graduate study in CogSci

Message 1: Graduate study in CogSci

Date: Mon, 08 Jan 1996 17:16:11 MST
Subject: Graduate study in CogSci
The Department of Cognitive Science at the New Bulgarian University
now offers the following degrees: Post-Graduate Diploma, M.Sc., Ph.D.


 Teaching in English both in the regular courses at NBU and
in the intensive courses at the Annual International Summer Schools.
 Strong interdisciplinary program covering Psychology,
Artificial Intelligence, Neurosciences, Linguistics, Philosophy,
Mathematics, Methods.
 Theoretical and experimental research in integration of the
symbolic and connectionist approaches, emergent hybrid cognitive
architectures, models of memory and reasoning, analogy, vision,
imagery, agnosia, language and speech processing, aphasia.
 Advisors: at least two advisors with different backgrounds,
possibly one external international advisor.
 International dissertation committee.


Elizabeth Bates (UCSD, USA), Amedeo Cappelli (CNR, Italy),
Cristiano Castelfranchi (CNR, Italy), Daniel Dennett (Tufts
University, USA), Charles De Weert (University of Nijmegen,
Holland), Christian Freksa (Hamburg University, Germany), Dedre
Gentner (Northwestern University, USA), Christopher Habel
(Hamburg University, Germany), Douglas Hofstadter (Indiana
University, USA), Joachim Hohnsbein (University of Dortmund,
Germany), Keith Holyoak (UCLA, USA), Mark Keane (Trinity
College, Ireland), Alan Lesgold (University of Pittsburg, USA),
Willem Levelt (Max-Plank Institute of Psycholinguistics,
Holland), Ennio De Renzi (University of Modena, Italy), David
Rumelhart (Stanford University, USA), Richard Shiffrin (Indiana
University, USA), Paul Smolensky (University of Colorado, USA),
Chris Thornton (University of Sussex, England ), Carlo Umilta'
(University of Padova, Italy)


 B.Sc. degree in psychology, computer science, linguistics,
philosophy, neurosciences, or related fields.
 Good command of English.

Full Scholarships available to students from Eastern and Central

Cognitive Science Department,
New Bulgarian University,
21 Montevideo Str.
Sofia 1635, Bulgaria,
tel.: (+3592) 55-80-65
fax: (+3592) 54-08-02
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