19-20 March 2014 - Fifth EUCogIII Members Conference, Bochum

"Embodied communication" Programme

Last updated: 19/3/2014

Organisation: Gregor Schöner (Bochum), Vincent C. Müller (ACT / Oxford)

Wednesday 19 March 2014
13:00 Registration with lunch snacks
14:00 Opening: Gregor Schöner (Bochum) / Vincent C. Müller (ACT / Oxford)
14:30-16:00 Plenary lecture followed by discussion: Peter Dominey (Inserm Stem Cell and Brain Research Institute, Lyon, France)
Grounding Language Comprehension and Production in Action Read more →
16:00-17:00 Coffee break with poster session
17:00-18:30 Plenary lecture followed by discussion: Srini Narayanan (International Computer Science Institute and The University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA)
Simulation Semantics: A computational framework linking language, cognition, and action [↓PDF] Read more →
19:30 - ... Conference dinner
 
Thursday 20 March 2014
9:00 - 9:30 Coffee with breakfast snacks
9:30-11:00 Plenary lecture followed by discussion: Susan Wagner Cook (Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA)
Embodied communication: Hand gesture [↓PDF] Read more →
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 -13:00 Plenary lecture: Larissa Samuelson (Department of Psychology and DeLTA Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA)
Embodied Word Learning: How action brings prior knowledge to bear [↓PDF] Read more →
13:00-14:00 Lunch break with poster session
14:00-15:30 Plenary lecture followed by discussion: Yiannis Aloimonos (Computer Vision Laboratory, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA)
A minimalist grammar of human action: Toward grounding of human activity [↓PDF] Read more →
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
16:00:17:30 Discussion with the panel: Discussion with the panel: What do we learn from human embodied communication for how we may enable artificial cognitive systems to communicate with us about the world in which they are embedded?
Srini Narayanan
Susan Wagner Cook
Larissa Samuelson
Yiannis Aloimonos
Malte Schilling (CITEC Bielefeld)
Gregor Schöner
17:30 Closing