[robotics-worldwide] 2-Day symposium on AI-Inspired Biology (AIIB) at AISB'2010

Nick Hawes n.a.hawes at cs.bham.ac.uk
Tue Nov 10 12:20:37 PST 2009


CALLING:
     Biologists, psychologists, linguists, philosophers,  
neuroscientists,
     roboticists, AI-researchers...

[Please forward to likely participants]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:

Paper and poster submissions are invited for a Two-day Symposium on

     AI-Inspired Biology (AIIB)
     (Not Biologically Inspired AI -- BIAI!)
     http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/research/projects/cogaff/aiib/
     31st March--1st April 2010

     Sponsored by EUCogII (http://www.eucognition.org/)

to be held at the AISB 2010 Convention along with 13 other symposia
on 29th March - 1st April 2010 at De Montfort University, Leicester,
UK
     http://www.aisb.org.uk/convention/aisb10/AISB2010.html

The AIIB symposium will mainly be concerned with:

     Past, ongoing and especially future influences
     FROM AI/robotics TO the study of natural cognition.
     This can include using relevance to natural cognition
     as a test for generality and power of theories of artificial
     cognition.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

     Prof Kim Bard, Portsmouth University
     Prof Margaret Boden, Sussex University
         (will lead the closing discussion on "The way forward")
     Prof Nicky Clayton, Cambridge University
     Prof Nick Chater, University College London
     Prof Antje Meyer, University of Birmingham
     Prof Murray Shanahan, Imperial College London

For more details see the AIIB web site (above) or write to
THE ORGANISERS:

   Biosciences
     Jackie Chappell (Biology) j.m.chappell at bham.ac.uk
     [Symposium Chair]
     Susannah Thorpe (Biomechanicist) s.k.thorpe at bham.ac.uk
     School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham

   AI/Robotics/Philosophy
     Nick Hawes (AI/Robotics) N.A.Hawes at cs.bham.ac.uk
     Aaron Sloman (Philosophy/AI/Robotics) A.Sloman at cs.bham.ac.uk
     School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham

More details regarding the symposium, including confirmed speakers,
priorities for paper selection, submission categories,
provisional style files and deadlines available here:
     http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/research/projects/cogaff/aiib/

2 page poster summaries and 6-8 page full papers are invited.
See the web site for details.

The web site will be retained after the symposium as a record of the
meeting, with papers and presentations available online.

The submission deadline will probably be mid December.
Please look at the web site late November.

At least one author of every accepted paper will be expected to
attend the symposium.

===
     Jackie Chappell <j.m.chappell at bham.ac.uk>, (Symposium Chair)
     Susannah Thorpe <s.k.thorpe at bham.ac.uk>,
     Nick Hawes <N.A.Hawes at cs.bham.ac.uk>,
     Aaron Sloman <A.Sloman at cs.bham.ac.uk>


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