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Ron Sun rsun at cs.ua.edu
Wed Jul 24 19:27:16 EST 1996


                     AAAI-96 Workshop on 

            Computational Cognitive Modeling: 
                   Source of the Power   

               One-day Workshop. August 5, 1996 
   (During UAI, KDD, AAAI, and IAAI. Portland, Oregon)

                    The Workshop Program 

 9:00 am: Welcome and Introduction. Charles Ling and Ron Sun (Co-Chairs)

 9:10 am: Aaron Sloman, The University of Birmingham, UK 
      What sort of architecture is required for a human-like agent? 
 9:40 am: Susan L. Epstein and Jack Gelfand, City University of New York, USA
      The creation of new problem solving agents from experience with visual
      features
10:00 am: Denis Mareschal, Exeter University, UK 
      Models of Object Permanence: How and Why they Work 

10:30 am: coffee break

11:00 am: Pat Langley, Stanford University, USA
      An abstract computational model of learning selective sensing skills
11:20 am: Craig S. Miller, Dickinson College, USA
      The source of graded performance in a symbolic rule-based model
11:40 am: Christian D. Schunn and Lynne M. Reder, Carnegie Mellon University
      Modeling changes in strategy selections over time

12:00 pm: lunch break

 1:30 pm: poster session

 2:30 pm: Tom Shultz, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
      Generative Connectionist Models of Cognitive Development: Why They Work
 3:00 pm: Garrison W. Cottrell, University of California, San Diego, USA
      Selective attention in the acquisition of the past tense 

 3:30 pm coffee break

 4:00 pm: Jeff Elman, University of California, San Diego, USA
      States and stacks: Doing computation with a recurrent neural network 
 4:30 pm: Paul Thagard, Univ. of Waterloo, Canada
      Evaluating Computational Models of Cognition: Notes from the Analogy Wars
 5:00 pm: Tony Veale, Barry Smyth, Diarmuid O'Donoghue, Mark Keane
      Representational myopia in cognitive mapping 

 5:20 pm: Panel and discussions
      Panelists: Charles Ling, Ron Sun, Pat Langley, Mike Pazzani.
 6:30 pm: end



Poster Presentations:

Tracey Bale and Khurshid Ahmad, University of Surrey, UK
Towards a "nervous system-level" model of early numerical development

Nathalie Chaignaud and Francois Levy, University of Paris-Nord, France
An implementation for human problem solving methods

Lucy Nguyen, Florida State University, USA
Knowledge and learning at multiple levels

Danny Silver and Robert Mercer, Univ of Western Ontario, Canada
The Parallel Transfer of Task Knowledge

H. Todd Wareham, University of Victoria, Canada
The Role of Parameterized Computational Complexity Theory in Cognitive Modeling




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