First International Summer Institute in Cognitive Science

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REGISTRATION BROCHURE

FIRST INTERNATIONAL SUMMER INSTITUTE IN COGNITIVE SCIENCE (FISI-CS)
Multidisciplinary Foundations of Cognitive Science

Center for Cognitive Science
State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo NY, USA
(Amherst Campus)

JULY 5 - 30, 1994


Endorsing Organizations Include:

American Association for Artificial Intelligence
Cognitive Science Society
Linguistic Society of America
Society for Machines and Mentality
European Coordinating Committee on Artificial Intelligence
European Society for Analytic Philosophy


The Center for Cognitive Science at State University of New York at
Buffalo invites you to attend the First International Summer Institute
in Cognitive Science, to be held July 5 - 30, 1994.

The first 3 weeks of the Institute will feature courses at basic and
advanced levels in constituent disciplines of cognitive science. Parti-
cipants may enroll in the courses for academic credit. Each course will`
meet for a total of 15 hours and will carry 1 semester unit of credit.
During the four weeks, there will be a speaker series featuring some of
the most prominent scholars in the cognitive science disciplines. The
fourth week will be devoted to special workshops, seminars, and symposia.
July 5 is reserved for a welcoming reception and registration.

Participants will include graduate and undergraduate students, faculty
associates, and researchers from business, industry, and government from
the USA and around the world. The Institute has received hundreds of
requests for registration applications. Thus, to ensure a space at the
Institute, please register early. Only registered participants will
have access to Institute events. Information on off-campus housing,
childcare, and cultural activities will be sent to all registrants.

Those interested in exhibiting books, software, and related products and
technologies, please contact Dr. Valerie Shalin, Institute Exhibits Manager.

To register, send Forms A through C (and Form D if applicable) to:

FISI-CS
Office of Conferences and Special Events
Room 120, Center for Tomorrow
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260-1602
USA

Telephone: (716) 645-2018
Fax: (716) 645-3869
E-Mail: cogsci94@ubvms.cc.buffalo.edu

A printed copy of this brochure may be obtained from FISI-CS at the
address above.

LIST OF COURSES AND INSTRUCTORS

ID NO. COURSE TITLE INSTRUCTOR
[c] = coordinator

.01 Anthropology of Knowledge Systems Janet Keller
.02 Artificial Intelligence Approaches to Vision Aaron Bobick
.03 Cognitive Development Alison Gopnik
and Frank Keil
.04 Cognition and Culture Naomi Quinn
and Claudia Strauss
.05 Connectionism David Rumelhart
and Paul Smolensky
.06 Epistemology Peter Hare
.07 Foundations of Cognitive Science Barry Smith
.08 Geographic Organization of Space David Mark
.09 Inference in Conversation, Discourse, David Zubin
and Narrative
.10 Introduction to Anthropological Study Barbara Tedlock
of Cognition and Donald Pollock
.11 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence William J. Rapaport [c]
.12 Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience David Shucard [c]
.13 Introduction to Cognitive Psychology Erwin Segal [c]
.14 Introduction to Linguistics in Matthew Dryer [c]
Cognitive Science
.15 Introduction to Philosophy for William J. Rapaport [c]
Cognitive Science
.16 Knowledge of Language: Semantics David Wilkins
.17 Knowledge of Language: Syntax Robert Van Valin
.18 Knowledge Representation Joao Martins
.19 Language and Conceptual Structure Leonard Talmy
.20 Language and the Brain Nina Dronkers
and Eran Zaidel
.21 Language Disorders Judith Duchan
.22 First Language Acquisition Eve Clark
.23 Logic John Kearns
.24 Natural-Language Understanding Graeme Hirst
.25 Neurological Development David Shucard
.26 Neuropsychology of Vision K. Nicholas Leibovic
.27 Perception and Production of Spoken Language Peter Jusczyk [c]
.28 Philosophy of Perception Roberto Casati
.29 Primate Cognition Michael Tomasello
.30 Psychology of Language Use Herb Clark
.31 Psychology of Perception Lynn Cooper
and Steve Palmer
.32 Psychology of Problem Solving Erwin Segal
.33 Reasoning and Artificial Intelligence Stuart C. Shapiro
.34 Spatial Cognition Annette Herskovits
.35 Speech Errors and Language Processing Jeri Jaeger



WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, AND SYMPOSIA

Connectionism
Evolution of Cognition
The SNePS Knowledge Representation and Reasoning System
Narrative and Deixis
Ontology of Space and Time
Bilingualism and Cognition
Applied Cognitive Science: Cognitive Science in the Workplace

INVITED SPEAKERS & WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS

Thomas G. Bever University of Rochester
Antonio Damasio (tentative) University of Iowa
Gilles Fauconnier University of California, San Diego
Jerry Feldman International Computer Science Institute
Janet Dean Fodor City University of New York Graduate Center
Jerry Fodor Rutgers University
Dedre Gentner Northwestern University
Geoffrey Hinton University of Toronto, Canada
Ed Hutchins University of California, San Diego
Ray Jackendoff Brandeis University
Michael Jordan MIT
Annette Karmiloff-Smith University of London, UK
Stephen M. Kosslyn Harvard University
George Lakoff University of California, Berkeley
Jean Petitot CREA, Paris
Eleanor Rosch University of California, Berkeley
John Searle University of California, Berkeley
Michael Silverstein University of Chicago
Brian Cantwell Smith Xerox PARC
Paul Smolensky University of Colorado, Boulder
David Waltz NEC Research Institute, Princeton
Sandra Witelson McMaster University, Canada


VISITING INSTRUCTORS

Aaron Bobick MIT
Roberto Casati Universite de Neuchatel, Switzerland
Eve Clark Stanford University
Herb Clark Stanford University
Lynn Cooper Columbia University
Nina Dronkers VAMC, Martinez, CA, & University of California, Davis
Alison Gopnik University of California, Berkeley
Annette Herskovits Wellesley College
Graeme Hirst University of Toronto, Canada
Frank Keil Cornell University
Janet Keller University of Illinois
Joao Martins Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal
Steve Palmer University of California, Berkeley
Naomi Quinn Duke University
David Rumelhart Stanford University
Paul Smolensky University of Colorado, Boulder
Claudia Strauss Duke University
Mike Tomasello Emory University
Eran Zaidel University of California, Los Angeles

University at Buffalo Faculty

Matthew Dryer Erwin Segal
Judith Duchan Stuart C. Shapiro
Peter Hare David Shucard
Jeri Jaeger Barry Smith
Peter Jusczyk Leonard Talmy
John Kearns Barbara Tedlock
K. Nicholas Leibovic Robert Van Valin
David Mark David Wilkins
William J. Rapaport David Zubin

COURSE SCHEDULE

This schedule is subject to change without advance notice.
Classes begin Wednesday, July 6.

Monday / Wednesday / Friday

9:00 - 10:40 am
.01 ANTHROPOLOGY OF KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS KELLER
.06 EPISTEMOLOGY HARE
.14 INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS IN COGNITIVE SCIENCE DRYER
.29 PRIMATE COGNITION TOMASELLO
.33 REASONING IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SHAPIRO

10:45 am - 12:25 pm
.04 COGNITION AND CULTURE QUINN, STRAUSS
.12 INTRODUCTION TO COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE SHUCARD
.16 KNOWLEDGE OF LANGUAGE: SEMANTICS WILKINS
.21 LANGUAGE DISORDERS DUCHAN
.28 PHILOSOPHY OF PERCEPTION CASATI

12:25 - 1:15 pm Break

1:15 - 2:55 pm
.08 GEOGRAPHIC ORGANIZATION OF SPACE MARK
.09 INFERENCE IN CONVERSATION, DISCOURSE, and NARRATATIVE ZUBIN
.15 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY FOR COGNITIVE SCIENCE RAPAPORT
.24 NATURAL-LANGUAGE UNDERSTANDING HIRST
.25 NEUROLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT SHUCARD

3:00 - 4:40 pm
.07 FOUNDATIONS OF COGNITIVE SCIENCE SMITH
.18 KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION MARTINS
.32 PSYCHOLOGY OF PROBLEM SOLVING SEGAL
.34 SPATIAL COGNITION HERSKOVITS
.35 SPEECH ERRORS AND LANGUAGE PROCESSING JAEGER

Tuesday / Thursday

8:30 - 11:00 am
.02 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE APPROACHES TO VISION BOBICK
.03 COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT GOPNIK, KEIL
.11 INTRODUCTION TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE RAPAPORT
.20 LANGUAGE AND THE BRAIN DRONKERS, ZAIDEL
.30 PSYCHOLOGY OF LANGUAGE USE H. CLARK

11:05 am - 1:35 pm
.05 CONNECTIONISM RUMELHART, SMOLENSKY
.10 INTRO. TO THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL STUDY OF COGNITION TEDLOCK, POLLOCK
.17 KNOWLEDGE OF LANGUAGE: SYNTAX VAN VALIN
.27 PERCEPTION AND PRODUCTION OF SPOKEN LANGUAGE JUSCZYK
.31 PSYCHOLOGY OF PERCEPTION COOPER, PALMER

1:35 - 2:15 pm Break

2:15 - 4:45 pm
.13 INTRODUCTION TO COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY SEGAL
.19 LANGUAGE AND CONCEPTUAL STRUCTURE TALMY
.22 FIRST LANGUAGE ACQUISITION E. CLARK
.23 LOGIC KEARNS
.26 NEUROPSYCHOLOGY OF VISION LEIBOVIC

PARTICIPANT SYMPOSIA

In order to more fully illustrate the variety of topics and methods in
Cognitive Science, participants are invited to submit papers for a
series of Participant Symposia to be held during the Institute.
Interested participants should submit a manuscript of up to 2000 words,
accompanied by an abstract to:

FISI-CS Participant Symposia
Office of Conferences and Special Events
Room 120, Center for Tomorrow
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260-1602
USA

The deadline for receipt of manuscripts is January 31, 1994. Only papers
received by this date can be considered for acceptance and will be refereed.

Authors of papers submitted for presentation will be informed before
March 30, 1994, of the decision by the refereeing committee as to their
acceptance. Authors may request early confirmation if needed. Confir-
mation may also be provided in the form of an official invitation if
this is required by participants to obtain travel funds from their home
institutions.

Authors of accepted papers will be required to submit a camera-ready copy
of the final version of their paper, upon notice of acceptance.



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FISI-CS COURSE REQUEST FORM FORM B

Each course will meet for a total of 15 hours and carry 1 semester
credit unit. Your Institute Registration Fee of $750.00 (or $1800.00
corporate) covers up to 3 credits (3 courses for 1 credit each). If
you wish to take additional courses for credit, there is an additional
fee of $150.00 for each credit beyond the original 3.

For each course that you list, please check one of the columns indicat-
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Please consult the List of Courses for the 2-digit Course Identification No.
and the Official Course Title. We also suggest that you carefully review
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held simultaneously. Do not register for courses listed under the same time
slot. Since there are 7 time slots (4 on a M-W-F schedule and 3 on a T-TH
schedule), the maximum number of courses that you can register for is 7.

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FISI-CS FINANCIAL AID FORM FORM D

We hope to be able to assist deserving students who would otherwise be unable
to attend the Institute without some form of financial aid. For students
within the US, we will provide a limited number of full fee scholarships. For
foreign students (residing outside the US), we will provide a limited number
of scholarships, travel, and housing assistance. All US students applying for
financial aid must submit: SAT or GRE scores, official transcripts from the
institution they are attending, and 2 letters of recommendation. Foreign
students who are applying for financial aid must provide: TOEFL- and GRE-score
documents (if available); transcripts from the institution they are attending;
and 2 letters of recommendation, including one establishing financial need and
confirming competency in English. Foreign students and faculty may contact
FISI-CS for information about other sources of support.

The deadline for receipt of all required materials is: January 31, 1994.

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Send this form along with your completed registration materials to:
FISI-CS, Office of Conferences and Special Events, Room 120,
Center for Tomorrow, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260-1602.

CHECKLIST

Please be sure to complete and enclose the following items:

_____ FORM A (Registrant Data Form)

_____ FORM B (Course Request Form)

_____ FORM C (Payment Form)

_____ Minimum Payment of $100.00 in US funds

_____ FORM D (Financial Aid Form) * only if interested in applying

Send all forms and inquiries to:

FISI-CS
Office of Conferences and Special Events
Room 120
Center for Tomorrow
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260-1602
USA

DEADLINES

Deadline for Advance Registration: April 30, 1994

Deadline for Financial Aid Form (FORM D): January 31, 1994

Deadline for Participant Symposia Manuscripts: January 31, 1994


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