The Students of Cognitive Systems workshop (SOCS-16) is aimed at Ph.D. students who have completed a majority of their course work and are working towards proposing a thesis. Students will be paired with more experienced mentors based on shared interest and research themes. Approximately 8-10 students will be invited to participate.
The workshop has the following primary goals:
|Thursday, June 23|
|9:30 AM||Welcome & Introductions|
|10:00 AM||Filling the Gaps: An Ablation Study of Dialogue Understanding||Petr Babkin|
|10:30 AM||Apprentice Learner Architecture||Christopher MacLellan|
|11:00 AM||Break (15 minutes)|
|11:15 AM||The Role of Analogy in Social Cognition||Irina Rabkina|
|11:45 AM||Projective Replay Analysis||Erik Harpstead|
|12:15 PM||Lunch (75 minutes)|
|1:30 PM||Keynote: Finding and telling stories at Internet scale||Professor Larry Birnbaum|
|2:00 PM||Break (15 minutes)|
|2:15 PM||Plan and Goal Recognition Through Mirroring||Mor Vered|
|2:45 PM||Modeling the Phases of Skill Acquisition||Caitlin Tenison|
|3:15 PM||Break (15 minutes)|
|3:30 PM||Episodic Memory in a Cognitive Model||David Menager|
|4:00 PM||Break (15 minutes)|
|4:15 PM||Career Panel|
|5:30 PM||Conclusions & Walk to Dinner|
|6:00 PM||Dinner at Flat Top|
2133 Sheridan Rd. Evanston, IL, 60208
Ford Design Studio Conference Room, room 1.230
FlatTop Grill, 707 Church St. Evanston, IL, 60208
1818 Maple Ave. Evanston, IL, 60201
Interested students should assemble a PDF packet with the following materials:
At the conference, students will give a short presentation on their work. Please plan to speak for 10-12 minutes, allowing 3-5 minutes for questions.
All applications will be submitted using EasyChair (applicants will have to create an EasyChair account if they do not have one already).
If you have any questions about participation, please feel free to contact Clifton McFate (firstname.lastname@example.org).