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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence, 19th July 2011, FRANCE

Pierre Duhem Conference: Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence, Nancy, France (part of CLMP 2011: 14th Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science)

Register and pay here:

Location of the workshop:
    UFR Faculti de Droit, Sciences Economiques et Gestion
    13 Place Carnot - C.O. 700 26
    54035 Nancy cedex

Tuesday 19th July 2011
09.00 to 13.00

Co-located with CLMP 2011: 14th Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science
Nancy, July 19-26, 2011

    9h00-9h15 Accueil

    9h15-10h05 Invited speaker: Clark Glymour
    (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh)
    How to Discover What the Brain Does

    10h05-10h35 Discussants:
    Jean-Paul Haton (LORIA)
    Isabelle Drouet (IHPST)

    10h35-11h00 Riponses et discussion

    11h00 Pause

    11h15-12h05 Invited speaker: Aaron Sloman
    (Birmingham University, UK)
    Evolution of mind as a feat of computer systems engineering:
        Lessons from decades of development of self-monitoring
        virtual machinery

    12h05-12h35 Discussants:
    Philippe de Groote (LORIA)
    Matteo Mossio (Universite du Pays Basque,
                   Donostia-San Sebastian)

    12h35-13h00 Riponses et discussion

Enquiries to Organisers:

    Max Kistler (president du comit3 scientifique)

    Cyrille Imbert (Archives Poincare, Nancy)