Programme

The Book of Abstracts can be downloaded here

Day 1, 10 October 2012

8.30-9.00: Registration and coffee

9.00-9.30: Opening

9.30-10.30: Rineke Verbrugge, Cognitive Systems in Interaction

10.30-11.00: Coffee-break

11.00-11.30: Aziz F. Zambak. Structural, Functional, and Organizational Conditions in Artificial Intelligence

11.30-12.00: Francis Rousseaux. From Alan Turing’s Imitation Game to Contemporary Lifestreaming Attempts    

12.00-12.30: Marcin Milkowski, Functional account of computational explanation

12.30-14.00: Lunch

14.00-15.00: Marie Hicks, The Imitation Game Writ Large: Thinking about gender, labor, and sexuality in making machines useful.

15.00-15.30: Coffee-break

15.30-16.00: Bennie Mols, From Turing’s Test to Turing’s Tango

16.00-16.30: Huma Shah, Kevin Warwick, Ian Bland, Chris D. Chapman and Marc J. Allen. Turing’s Imitation Game: Role of Error-making in Intelligent Thought

16.30-17.00: Craig Mcconnell, Literary Turing tests: Speculative Fiction as Thought Experiment

17.00-17.30: Coffee-break

Co-event Belgian Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science (Auditorium)

17.30-18.30: Daniel Dennett, Turing's gradualist vision: making minds from proto-minds
18.30-19.00: Words by Sir Dermot Turing
19.00-20.00: Screening of the Movie "Codebreaker"

Day 2, 11 October 2012

9.00-10.00: Elvira Mayordomo, From Computability to Information Theory: : Effective fractal dimension in general spaces

10.00-10.30: Coffee-break

10.30-11.00: Takanori Hida, A Computational interpretation of the Axiom of Determinacy in Arithmetic

11.00-11.30: Duilio D'Alfonso, Some remarks towards a philosophy of complexity
11.30-12.00: Marcin J. Schroeder, Nature Inspired Information processing at Higher Level of Hierarchic Complexity

12.00-13.30: Lunch

13.30-14.30: Barry Cooper, Turing Machines, Embodied Information, and Higher Type Computability

14.30-15.00: Coffee-break

15.00-15.30: Rainer Glaschick,Turlough Neary, Damien Woods and Niall Murphy: Hasenjaeger’s electromechanical small universal Turing machine is time efficient

15.30-16.00: Wolfgang Brand, The Paradigms of Computing: Molding the Machine or the Context

16.00-16.30: Helena Durnova, A five-address computer and the ease of programming

16.30-17.00: Coffee-break

17.00-18.00: Leo Corry, Turing and the Computational Tradition in Pure Mathematics: The Case of the Riemann Zeta-Function

19.00-22.00: Conference dinner

Day 3, 12 October 2012

9.00-10.00: Maurice Margenstern, Universality everywhere and beyond, an epic of computer science

10.00-10.30: Coffeebreak

10.30-11.00: John Geske, Turing's Legacy: Computational Complexity issues of Secure Cryptographic Systems
11.00-11.30: Jim Slagle. How Gödel Foresaw Lucas’s Argument against AI
11.30-12.00: Hector Zenil, A Turing Test-Inspired Approach to Natural Computation

12.00-13.30: Lunch

13.30-14.30: Alexandra Shlapentock, Definability and decidability over function fields of positive characteristic

14.30-15.00: Coffeebreak

15.00-15.30: Edgar Daylight. A Hard Look at George Dyson's book "Turing's Cathedral"

15.30-16.00: Stéphane Massonet, Playing Chess with a Philosopher: Turing and Wittgenstein

16.00-16.30: Matthew Parker, Universal Computation and strongly undecidable behaviour in a spatially bounded, error-resistant, reversible, thermally conservative and massively parallel machine

16.30-17.00 Closing