Symposium Schedule for Advances in Cognitive Systems

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Time Presenters Title
8:30 AM Registration / Coffee and tea
9:00 AM Pat Langley Opening Remarks / Intelligent Behavior in Humans and Machines
9:30 AM Scott Friedman, David Barbella, Kenneth Forbus Revising Domain Knowledge with Cross-Domain Analogy
10:00 AM Boyang Li, Stephen Lee-Urban, Darren Scott Appling, Mark Riedl Crowdsourcing Narrative Intelligence
10:30 AM Break
11:00 AM Paul Bello Pretense and Cognitive Architecture
11:30 AM Jerry Lin, Marc Spraragen, Michael Zyda Computational Models of Emotion and Cognition
12:00 PM Discussant: Nate Derbinsky
12:30 PM Lunch
2:00 PM Siddharth Narayanaswamy, Andrei Barbu, Jeffrey Siskind Seeing Unseeability to See the Unseeable
2:30 PM Marjorie McShane, Sergei Nirenburg, Stephen Beale, Ben Johnson Resolving Elided Scopes of Modality in OntoAgent
3:00 PM Discussant: Daniel Bobrow
3:30 PM Break
4:00 PM Invited talk: Ronald Kaplan Challenges in Conversational User Interfaces
4:30 PM David Barbella, Kenneth Forbus Analogical Word Sense Disambiguation for Learning by Reading
5:00 PM Shiwali Mohan, Aaron Mininger, James Kirk, John Laird Acquiring Grounded Representations of Words
5:30 PM Break
6:00 PM Reception and dinner
8:00 PM Day ends

Friday, December 7, 2012

Time Presenters Title
8:30 AM Coffee and tea
9:00 AM Invited talk: Nicholas L. Cassimatis Microcosms for Achieving Human-Level Intelligence
9:30 AM Kanna Rajan, Frédéric Py Towards Distributed Decision-Making in Situated Agents
10:00 AM Jan Winkler, Georg Bartels, Lorenz Mösenlechner, Michael Beetz Knowledge Enabled High-Level Task Abstraction and Execution
10:30 AM Break
11:00 AM Paul Schermerhorn, Jack Harris, Matthias Scheutz Systematic Integration of Cognitive and Robotic Architectures
11:30 AM Adam Haber, Claude Sammut Towards A Cognitive Architecture for Extended Robot Autonomy
12:00 PM Discussant: Alexandra Kirsch
12:30 PM Lunch
2:00 PM Invited talk: Johan de Kleer Model-based Thinking
2:30 PM Nan Li, Abraham Schreiber, William Cohen, Keneth Koedinger Efficient Complex Skill Acquisition Through Representation Learning
3:00 PM Bert Bredeweg, Jochem Liem Establishing Progressive Learning Spaces
3:30 PM Break
4:00 PM Michael Cox, Tim Oates, Matt Paisner, Don Perlis Noting Anomalies in Streams of Symbolic Predicates
4:30 PM Susan Epstein, Eric Osisek, Ben Hixon, Rebecca Passonneau Similarity and Plausible Recommendations
5:00 PM Discussant: Ole Mengshoel
5:30 PM Break
6:00 PM Poster reception
8:00 PM Day ends

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Time Presenters Title
8:30 AM Coffee and tea
9:00 AM Invited talk: David E. Smith Progressive Planning
9:30 AM Andrei Barbu, Siddharth Narayanaswamy, Aaron Michaux, Jeffrey Siskind Simultaneous Object Detection, Tracking, and Event Recognition
10:00 AM Break
10:30 AM John E. Laird, Nate Derbinsky, Miller Tinkerhess Online Determination of Value-Function Structure and Action-value Estimates
11:00 AM Vadim Bulitko, Matthew Brown Flow Maximization as a Guide to Optimizing Performance
11:30 AM Closing discussion
12:00 PM Lunch
1:30 PM Conference ends

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