VISION, BRAIN, AND THE PHILOSOPHY OF COGNITION

Keith McDuffee keithm at cns.bu.edu
Tue Jan 24 10:15:09 EST 1995


VISION, BRAIN, AND THE PHILOSOPHY OF COGNITION

Friday, March 17, 1995
Boston University
George Sherman Union
Conference Auditorium, Second Floor
775 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Co-Sponsored by the Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, 
the Center for Adaptive Systems, and the Center for Philosophy 
and History of Science


Program:
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8:30am--9:30am: BELA JULESZ, Rutgers University, 
Why is the early visual system more interesting than the kidney?

9:30am--10:30am: KEN NAKAYAMA, Harvard University, 
Visual perception of surfaces

10:30am--11:00am: Coffee Break 

11:00am--12:00pm: STEPHEN GROSSBERG, Boston University, 
Cortical dynamics of visual perception

12:00pm--1:00pm: PATRICK CAVANAGH, Harvard University, 
Attention-based visual processes

1:00pm--2:30pm: Lunch

2:30pm--3:30pm: V.S. RAMACHANDRAN, University of California, 
Neural plasticity in the adult human brain: New directions of research

3:30pm--4:30pm: EVAN THOMPSON, Boston University, 
Phenomenology and computational vision

4:30pm--5:30pm: DANIEL DENNETT, Tufts University, 
Filling-in revisited

5:30pm---: Discussion


Registration:
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The conference is free and open to the public. 


Parking:
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Parking is available at nearby campus lots: 808 Commonwealth Avenue 
($6 per vehicle), 766 Commonwealth Avenue ($8 per vehicle), and 700 
Commonwealth Avenue ($10 per vehicle). If these lots are full, please 
ask the lot attendant for an alternate location.


Contact:
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Professor Stephen Grossberg
Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
111 Cummington Street
Boston, MA 02215
fax: (617) 353-7755
email: diana at cns.bu.edu



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