Program

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Beckmanns Hof (Room: Tokyo)

Time Speaker and Topic
09:45 – 10:00 Coffee and Welcome
10:00 – 11:00 Martha Lewis (Amsterdam): Compositionality in Conceptual Spaces
11:00 – 12:00 Lucas Bechberger (Osnabrück): Conceptual Spaces for Artificial Intelligence: Formalization, Domain Grounding, and Concept Formation
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Peter Brössel (Bochum): From Perception to Belief and Back Again
14:30 – 15:30 Nina Poth (Edinburgh): Concept Learning in Conceptual Spaces: A Hybrid Computational Perspective
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 16:45 Mara Floris (Turin): Concepts and Labels
 16:45 – 18:00  Break
18:00 – 19:30 Peter Gärdenfors (Lund): An Epigenetic Approach to Semantic Categories

Fellow Lecture of the Center for Mind, Brain, and Cognitive Evolution
Mercator-Room: GA 04/187

20:30 Workshop Dinner (Living Room)

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Beckmanns Hof (Room: Tokyo)

Time Speaker and Topic
09:45 – 10:00 Coffee
10:00 – 11:00 Yasmina Jraissati (Beirut): Color categorization: the “local” vs. “global” contrast
11:00 – 12:00 Jon Carr (Edinburgh): Convexity and Expressivity in the Simplicity–Informativeness Tradeoff
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Brendan Ritchie (Leuven): Conceptual Spaces, Representational Similarity Analysis, and the Connection Between Mind and Brain
14:30 – 15:30 Michael Sienhold (Bern): Why Conceptual Processes are Inherently Experiential and Dynamic
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 16:45 Marta Sznajder (Prague): Inductive Reasoning as Density Estimation with Conceptual Spaces
16:45 – 17:45 Igor Douven (Paris): The Three-Step Model of Categorisation
20:00 Informal Dinner
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