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UQÀM Summer Institute in Cognitive Sciences 2003

 

 

 
 

Program

June 30th 2003 Categorization in cognitive sciences (all disciplines)

Categorization in cognitive neuroscience,
Stephen Grossberg,
Boston University

Categorization in psychology,
Stevan Harnad,
Université du Québec à Montréal

Categorization in cognitive computer science,
John F. Sowa,
VivoMind LLC

Categorization in linguistics,
Pieter Muysken,
Universiteit van Nijmegen

Categorization in philosophy,
Georges Rey,
University of Maryland

Discussant: On categorization in cognitive sciences,
Anna Papafragou,
University of Pennsylvania


July 1st 2003 Semantic categories (anthropology, linguistics, philosophy,
psychology)

Emotions categories across languages,
Jim Boster,
University of Connecticut

Semantic categorization,
Brendan Gillon,
McGill University

Reference,
Serge Larochelle,
Université de Montréal

Categorisation and conceptual change,
Paul Thagard,
University of Waterloo

A biological theory of empirical concepts,
Ruth Millikan,
University of Connecticut

Color categories across languages,
Terry Regier,
University of Chicago

Discussant: On semantic categories,
Seana Coulson,
University of California at San Diego


July 2nd 2003 Syntactic categories and category change (linguistics)

A state of the art on syntactic categories,
Arnold Zwicky,
Stanford University

Cross-categorial and multifunctional categories,
Lisa Travis,
McGill University

Cross-categorial constructions,
Rob Malouf,
San Diego State University

On category change,
Ian Roberts,
University of Cambridge

How different can languages be?
David Gil,
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig

Discussant: On syntactic categories,
Pieter Muysken,
Universiteit van Nijmegen


July 3rd 2003 (linguistics and psychology)

Categories in spoken and signed languages

Syntactic categories in sign languages with particular reference to LSQ,
Denis Bouchard and Colette Dubuisson,
Université du Québec à Montréal

Syntactic categories in sign languages with particular reference to ASL,
Judy Kegl,
University Southern Maine

Syntactic categories in signed versus spoken languages,
Diane Lillo-Martin,
University of Connecticut

Acquisition of categories

A state of the art on the acquisition of syntactic categories in L1,
Marie Labelle,
Université du Québec à Montréal

Syntactic categories in L2 acquisition,
Lydia White,
McGill University

On categorisation and acquisition,
Eve Clark,
Stanford University


July 4th 2003 Data mining for categories and ontologies (cognitive computer science, philosophy)

Graph Structures: Simple Models, Complex Processing:
What Lies Ahead?,

Guy Mineau,
Université Laval

Text mining and analysis of scientific and technical information,
Yves Kodratoff,
Université Paris-Sud XI

Knowledge discovery in databases (KDD) or data mining,
Amedeo Napoli,
LORIA : Laboratoire lorrain de recherche en informatique et ses applications

Computer-aided categorization,
Jean-Guy Meunier,
Université du Québec à Montréal

Discussant: On data mining for categories and ontologies,
John F. Sowa,
VivoMind LLC


July 7th 2003 Neuroscience of categorization and category learning
(psychology, philosophy)

Neuropsychology of category learning,
FG. Ashby,
University of California at Santa Barbara

Striatum and category learning,
WT. Maddox,
University of Texas at Austin

Brain basis of category learning,
John Gabrieli,
Stanford University

Brain damage and categorical speech perception and production,
Susan Ravizza,
University of Pittsburgh

Neural network models of categorization: philosophical issues,
Pierre Poirier,
Université du Québec à Montréal

Discussant: On neuroscience of categorization and category learning,
Henri Cohen,
Université du Québec à Montréal

July 8th 2003 Machine category learning (cognitive computer science,
philosophy, robotics)

Categories and conceptual spaces,
Peter Gardenfors,
Lund University

Data analysis, learning symbolic and numeric knowledge,
Patrick Gallinari,
Université Pierre et Marie Curie

Similarity in fuzzy categories,
Didier Dubois and Henri Prade,
Université Paul Sabatier

Categorization in symbolic data analysis and the sodas software
Edwin Diday,
University Paris 9 Dauphine

Inferential theory of learning, natural induction, inductive databases and knowledge scouts,
Ryszard S. Michalski,
George Mason University

Discussant: Cognitive computation,
Frédéric Gosselin,
Université de Montréal


July 9th 2003 Categories in perception and inference (psychology,
philosophy)

Simulation and embodiment in situated conceptualization,
Lawrence Barsalou,
Emory University

The return of conceptual empiricism,
Jesse Prinz,
Washington University in St-Louis

Category representation,
Rob Nosofsky,
Indiana University

Category learning,
Rob Goldstone,
Indiana University

Categorization and inference,
Arthur Markman,
University of Texas at Austin

Discussant: On categories in perception and inference,
Seana Coulson,
University of California at San Diego


July 10th 2003 Grounding, recognition, and reasoning in categorization
(psychology, philosophy)

Neural networks and categorization,
Robert Proulx,
Université du Québec à Montréal

Shape recognition,
Irv Biederman,
University of Southern California

Object perception,
Phil G. Schyns,
University of Glasgow

Analogical reasoning,
Dedre Gentner,
Northwestern University

Categorization and reasoning,
Serge Robert,
Université du Québec à Montréal

Discussant: On grounding, recognition and reasoning in categorization,
Stevan Harnad,
Université du Québec à Montréal


July 11th 2003 The naturalization of categories (philosophy)

Nominalism and the theory of concepts,
Claude Panaccio,
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

The social construction of categories,
Luc Faucher,
Université du Québec à Montréal

Concept nativism,
Eric Margolis,
Rice University

A neurosemantic for categories,
Chris Eliasmith,
University of Waterloo

Philosophical Analysis as Cognitive Psychology,
Elisabetta Lalumera
Università di Bologna, Italy

Computer text analysis and categorization,
Jean-Guy Meunier,
Université du Québec à Montréal