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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: 2nd Workshop of the Turing Centenary Research Project: Mind, Mechanism and Mathematics, 12-14 May 2014, New York NY (U.S.A.)


THE TURING CENTENARY RESEARCH PROJECT:
MIND, MECHANISM AND MATHEMATICS
2nd Workshop, New York City, May 12-14, 2014
Co-Chairs: S Barry Cooper and Gautam Dasgupta
Morningside Campus

MONDAY SCHEDULE:

VENUE: Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Center for Engineering and Physical Science 
Research (Schapiro CEPSR), Morningside Campus, Columbia University.

9:00am   WELCOME
9:10am   Noam Greenberg (Victoria University of Wellington) - Computability and 
Strong Randomness
9:40am   Mark Braverman (Princeton University) - tba
10:10am  BREAK
10:30am  ERIC ALLENDER (Rutgers) - The Saga of NP-Intermediate Problems: 
A New Development in an Old Story
11:30am  RAY DOUGHERTY (New York University) - Turing, Chomsky and 
Wolfram
12:30pm  LUNCH
2:10pm   Rebecca Schulman (Johns Hopkins University) - Software for Matter: 
Programming the Morphogenesis, Replication and Metamorphosis of Everyday Things
2:40pm   MARTIN DAVIS (New York University and UC Berkeley) - Gdel, Mechanism, 
and Consciousness
3:40pm   BREAK
4:10pm   Rutger Kuyper (Radboud University Nijmegen) - Intuitionistic Logic and 
Computability
4:40pm   KLAUS SUTNER (Carnegie Mellon University) - tba
5:40pm   CLOSE
On the Monday evening there will be a social event/dinner. Details to follow.


TUESDAY MORNING SCHEDULE:

VENUE: Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Center for Engineering and Physical Science 
Research (Schapiro CEPSR), Morningside Campus, Columbia University.

9:00am   David Gamez (University of Sussex) - Computation, Information and the 
Correlates of Consciousness
9:30am   Stephanie Dick (Harvard University) - (Re)configuring Minds, Proof, and 
Computing in the Postwar United States
10:00am  BREAK
10:20am  STUART KAUFFMAN (University of Vermont) - Beyond the Stalemate: 
Mind-Body Revisited
11:20am  BENJAMIN KOO (Tsinghua University) - CELL: A Cognitive Extreme 
Learning Lab
12:00pm  LUNCH


TUESDAY AFTERNOON SCHEDULE:

VENUE: 750 CEPSR, Schapiro Center for Engineering and Physical Science Research 
(Schapiro CEPSR), Morningside Campus, Columbia University.

2:00pm   Paul Grant (University of Cambridge) - Synthetic Spatial Patterning 
Using Two-Channel Quorum-Sensing Signaling
2:30pm   RUSSELL MILLER (Queens College - City University of New York) - tba
3:30pm   BREAK
3:50pm   Andrew Marks (Caltech) - Descriptive Graph Combinatorics and 
Computability
4:20pm   Simon Martiel (University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis) - Causal Dynamics 
of Discrete Space
4:50pm   INVITED SPEAKER - tba
5:50pm   CLOSE


WEDNESDAY MORNING SCHEDULE:

VENUE: Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Center for Engineering and Physical Science 
Research (Schapiro CEPSR), Morningside Campus, Columbia University.

9:00am   INVITED SPEAKER - tba
10:00am  BREAK
10:30am  INVITED SPEAKER - tba
11:30am  INVITED SPEAKER - tba
12:00pm  CLOSE