Detailed Programme

Computing And Philosophy

Dr Mark Bishop (Goldsmiths College London)

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Thursday 9th April 2009

Time Session

8.30-09:00 8:30 Registration (Conference Centre Foyer)

08:45 Daily Announcements (James Watt Auditorium)

09:00-10:30 09:00 Opening and Introduction by Mark Bishop.

09:10 Blomberg O. Do socio-technical systems cognise?

09:50 Bryson J. Crude, Cheesy, Second-Rate Consciousness

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-13:00 11:00 Colombo M. Does Embeddedness Tell Against Computationalism? A Tale of Bees and Sea Hares

11:40 Glass D. Inference to the Best Explanation: a comparison of approaches

12:20 Jorand O. Noise and bias for free : PERPLEXUS as a material platform for embodied thought-experiments.

13:00-14:00 Lunch
(included in Registration fee)

14:00-15:30 14:00 Pease A, Crook P, Smaill A, Colton S, Guhe M. Towards a computational model of embodied mathematical language

14:45 Nicolaidis M. Simulating Time

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:00 16:00 Tonkens R. Ethical Implementation: A Challenge for Machine Ethics

16:40 Torrance, S. Oral response to paper by Tonkens R.

17:00-18:30 Dinner
(3 courses, available at venue at extra charge)

18:30-19:30 AISB Keynote Talk: Why Robots must be Relativists by Alan Bundy

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