Lorentz Center - Philosophy of the Information and Computing Sciences from 8 Feb 2010 through 12 Feb 2010
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    Philosophy of the Information and Computing Sciences
    from 8 Feb 2010 through 12 Feb 2010

 
Program (tentative schedule)

Program

 

Monday February 8

09.00 – 10.00      Arrival of participants, registration, coffee/tea

10.00 – 10.15      Welcome by the Lorentz Center (Mieke Schutte) and the workshop convenor (Jan

                              van Leeuwen)

10.15 – 11.00      Luciano Floridi (Hertfordshire-Oxford) The constructionist philosophy of

                              computer science

11.00 – 11.30      Coffee break

11.30 – 12.15      John-Jules Meyer (Utrecht) Philosophy of agent technology

12.15 – 12.30      Workshop guidelines, research topics, poster display (convenor)

12.30 – 14.00      Lunch break (Gorlaeus Restaurant)

14.00 – 15.00      Discussion groups (formation and start)
15.00 – 15.45      Klaus Mainzer (Muenchen) Information and Computation of Complex Dynamical

                              Systems

15.45 – 16.15      Coffee break

16.15 – 17.00      James Moor (Dartmouth) Ethical Issues in AI

17.00 – 19.00      Wine and cheese party & Poster session

 

 

Tuesday February 9

09.30 – 10.15      Branislav Rovan (Bratislava) Rethinking information - Small steps towards a big agenda

10.15 – 11.00      Johan van Benthem (Amsterdam) Logic as a theory of information flow

11.00 – 11.30      Coffee break

11.30 – 12.15      Jeremy Seligman (Auckland) Information - Do we know what we are talking

                              about?

12.15 – 12.30      Discussion guidelines

12.30 – 14.00      Lunch break (Gorlaeus Restaurant)

14.00 – 15.00      Discussion groups

15.00 – 15.45      Jνri Wiedermann (Prague) Amorphous computing

15.45 – 16.15      Coffee break

16.15 – 17.00      Mark Bishop (London) Stochastic Diffusion Processes: self-organisation, search

                              and intelligence

17.00 – 17.45      Plenary discussion

 

 

Wednesday February 10

09.30 – 10.15      Frances Grodzinsky (Sacred Heart University) Developing Artificial Agents

                              Worthy of Trust: Using an object-oriented model

10.15 – 11.00      Mariarosaria Taddeo (Oxford) An information-based solution for the puzzle of

                              testimony and trust

11.00 – 11.30      Coffee break

11.30 – 12.15      Steve Russ (Warwick) Human computing

12.15 – 12.30      Discussion guidelines

12.30 – 13.45      Lunch break (Gorlaeus Restaurant)

13.45 – 14.45      Discussion groups

14.45 – 15.30      Charles Ess (Aarhus) Networked Communications and Social Media: New

                              Identities, New Societies, New Religions?

15.45                    Departure by bus to the Academy Building of Leiden University

16.30 – 17.30      Public lecture by Luciano Floridi (Hertfordshire-Oxford) Bodies of Information -

e-Health and its Philosophical implications in the Small Auditorium of the Academy Building (abstract)

17.30 – 19.00      Reception

19.00 – 21.30      Dinner at Faculty Club Restaurant

21.30                    Departure by bus to hotel Het Haagsche Schouw and Leiden Central Station

 

 

Thursday February 11

09.30 – 10.15      S. Barry Cooper (Leeds) Causality in a Computability-Theoretic Context

10.15 – 11.00      Miguel Sicart (Copenhagen) Bots with Virtues: Digital Games, Artificial Agency,

                              and Ethics

11.00 – 11.30      Coffee break

11.30 – 12.15      Philip Brey (Enschede) Well-Being Values and Virtues in Information Technology

12.15 – 12.30      Discussion guidelines (convenor)

12.30 – 14.00      Lunch break (Gorlaeus Restaurant)

14.00 – 15.00      Discussion groups

15.00 – 15.45      Pieter Adriaans and Johan van Benthem (Amsterdam) Introducing
                              “The Handbook of the Philosophy of Information”
                              Luciano Floridi (Hertfordshire-Oxford) Introducing "Information -
                              A Very Short Introduction"

15.45 – 16.15      Coffee break

16.15 – 17.00      Matteo Turilli (Oxford) Design as a modality of knowledge acquisition

17.00 – 17.45      Plenary discussion

 

 

Friday February 12

09.30 – 10.15      Discussion groups (wrap-up sessions)
10.15 – 11.00      Raymond Turner (Essex) Computation with deduction

11.00 – 11.30      Coffee break

11.30 – 12.30     Plenary presentation results discussion groups (group convenors)

12.30 – 14.00      Lunch break (Gorlaeus Restaurant)

14.00 – 14.45      Gilles Dowek (Palaiseau) From axioms to algorithms

14.45 – 15.30      Jan van Leeuwen (Utrecht) Computation as unbounded process

15.30 – 16.00      Conclusions + Further plans (convenor)   

16.00                    End of the workshop

 

Posters

  1. Rainhard Bengez From Lists to Numbers: Is it necessary to introduce natural numbers IN within computable models or are they deducible?
  2. Meurig Beynon Classical Computer Science in the World of Pure Experience
  3. Corrado Boscarino Philosophy and Information Retrieval Research
  4. Mehdi Dastani Agency and Emotion
  5. Francien Dechesne Capturing values in 0's and 1's: Value Sensitive Design in Information Technology
  6. Hans Kuijper Complexity Of Complexities: Redefining Country/Area Studies
  7. Wolter Pieters Informational Precaution
  8. Steve Russ Modelling the Planimeter
  9. Steve Russ Not in the Notes: Empirical Modelling applied to Schubert's Erlkφnig
  10. Janos Sarbo Knowledge in Formation
  11. Sebastian Sequoiah-Grayson Mono-Agent Dynamics
  12. Sophie Visser Knowledge lost in information, meanings lost in semantics?

 



 

 

 

 

 



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