[Neuroscience] International Conference on Language and Cognition

Ramesh Mishra via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by rkmishra from cbcs.ac.in)
Wed Apr 1 01:48:46 EST 2009


*International Conference  on Language =96Cognition Interface: State of the
Art*

*at*

*Centre for Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences (CBCS)*

*University of Allahabad*

*September 24-26 2009*

* *

The Centre of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences har organized major
international conferences in the past six years. Last year, the Centre
succesfully organized an International Conference on Attention in December.
This year, the Centre is organizing an international conference on Language
=96Cognition Interface: State of the Art.

            Research on language in its various manifestations continues to
remain a major area in cognitive science research with ever increasing
sophistication in methodology and theory. The relationship of language to
thinking and cognition as well as to consciousness is central to any
understanding of human cognition.  Integration and consolidation of researc=
h
is important for gaining insights and broadening discourse as well as for
future research direction.

            The aim of the proposed three days international conference  is
to invite researchers from both India and abroad including younger scholars
in the area of language and cognition  to CBCS for focused discussion and
exchanges of ideas on current research in several interface areas. The
conference will have selected speakers for oral talks and poster
presentations by research students and young scientists.



*Areas of interest*

Sentence processing

Neurolinguistics

Multi-modal interaction in language processing

Computational linguistics and NLP

Electrophysiology and neuroimaging studies of speech-language processing

Language and knowledge representation

Formal theories of language and cognition

Cognitive Linguistics



*Call for Abstracts*

PhD students and young researchers are invited to submit detailed abstracts
(500 words) by June 30th for consideration. Selected abstracts will be
funded for participation and will be presented only as posters. Kindly send
your abstracts to the following email address (office from cbcs.ac.in or
rkmishra from cbcs.ac.in) as a word attachment by June 30th 2009.



*Venue*

The conference will be held at Centre for Behavioural and Cognitive
Sciences, Allahabad University.

* *

*Organizing Committee*



Prof. R.G. Harshe (Chair)

Prof. Narayanan Srinivasan (Co-convenor)

Dr Bhoomika Kar

Dr. Chandrasekhar Pammi

Dr.Ramesh Kumar Mishra (Co-convenor)



Please contact Dr. Ramesh Kumar Mishra (rkmishra from cbcs.ac.in), the
co-convenor and organizing secretary of the conference for further
information.












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Ramesh Kumar Mishra PhD
Centre for Behavioural and Cognitive Science ( CBCS)
University of Allahabad
Allahabad 211002
India
Email:rkmishra from cbcs.ac.in <Email%3Arkmishra from cbcs.ac.in>
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