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Message 1: Conference on Cognition & Representation--FINAL PROGRAM

Date: Mon, 23 Mar 92 14:01:37 ESConference on Cognition & Representation--FINAL PROGRAM
From: William J. Rapaport <rapaportcs.Buffalo.EDU>
Subject: Conference on Cognition & Representation--FINAL PROGRAM


 State University of New York at Buffalo

 CENTER FOR COGNITIVE SCIENCE

 with funding from

 The Marvin Farber Memorial Fund
 The Department of Philosophy
 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

			 PROGRAM
 (Abstracts of papers are listed at end of the 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 Structure to Linguistic Structure"

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?"
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