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Int. Symposium on Brain and Cognitive Science at Bogazici University

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Web: http://cogsci.boun.edu.tr/isbcs/2014/

Location: Garanti Kültür Merkezi, Uçaksavar Kampüsü, Bogazici University

Date: 20 April 2014, Sunday

Registration: Free


9.50 Welcome

Albert Ali Salah (Bogaziçi University), Cem Bozsahin (METU), Simay Ikier (Yeditepe University)

10.00-11.20: Invited Session (Session Chair: Oguz Tanridag, Üsküdar University)

Kourken Michealian (Bilkent University), Episodic memory in evolutionary perspective

Deniz Yüret (Koç University), Learning and disambiguating word categories

11.20-11.40: Break

11.40-12.40: Keynote Session (Session Chair: Baris Korkmaz, Istanbul University)

Gary Cottrell (UCSD), Solving the visual expertise mystery: Why is the fusiform face area recruited for other domains of expertise?

12.40-14.00: Lunch break

14.00-15.40: Invited Session (Session Chair, Gün Semin, Koç University)

Resit Canbeyli (Bogazici University), When Time and Light Interact: Rhythms of Life and Death

Deniz Zeyrek (METU), Turkish Discourse Bank, Discourse, Discourse Structure

15.40-17.00: Poster session (23 posters)

17.00-18.00: Keynote session (Session Chair: Tamer Demiralp, Istanbul University):

Erol Basar (Istanbul Kültür University), CLAIR: A Dynamic Model to Extend (Replace) the Concept of Brodman Areas

18.00 Panel session: Cognitive Science or Cognitive Sciences: Is our field unified?

Cem Bozsahin (METU, panel chair), Gary Cottrell (UCSD),Güven Güzeldere (Harvard University), Hakan Gürvit (Istanbul University), Ilhan Inan (Bogazici University)

Poster Session – List of Posters: 

Atilla Erol, Betül Dilan Genç, Efe Saglam, Eren Günsan and Naim Aktan

How Does Facial Stimuli Exposure Time Affect the Assessment of Attractiveness?


Gulten Unal and Annette Hohenberger

The Development of Episodic Cognition and Mental Time Travel in Turkish Preschoolers: What, Where, and When


Yasmine Jraissati, Nadiya Slobodenyuk, Ali Kanso, Lama Ghanem and Imad El Hajj

Haptic and tactile adjectives are consistently represented in color space


Elcin Baykal and Sonia Amado

Investigation of the Effects of Mood on Error Awareness by Using Eye-Tracking Methodology


Annette Hohenberger, Asli Altan, Utku Kaya, Özgün Köksal Tuncer and Enes Avcu

Early sensitivity of Turkish infants to vowel harmony in stem-suffix sequences: impact of computational complexity


Berna Uzundag, Aysecan Boduroglu, Elif Eylül Tekin and Aylin C. Küntay

The Role of Event Segmentation in Narrative Recall


Yasin Kaygusuz, Murat Perit çakir and Ibrahim Ihsan Taskiran

A Computational Model of Pilot Spatial Cognition Performing Basic VFR Tasks Depending on the Differential Field Theory


Doruk Özdemir, Tuna Çakar and Murat Perit Çakir

A Case Study of Problem Solving via Eye-Tracking


Emine Eren and Betil Eröz-Tuga

State of the Art “Cognitive Studies in Second Language Learning/Acquisition Contexts in Turkey”


Pardis Fallahzadeh

Word Frequency of the Lilia Corpus: Syntactic words vs. Interjections


Enes Avcu, Cem Bozsahin and Deniz Zeyrek

Nouns-first, Verbs-first and Computationally-Easier first: A Preliminary Design to Test the Order of Acquisition


Yusuf Can Semerci, Emin Erkan Korkmaz and Dionysis Goularas

Robot Position Estimation in a Known Environment


Rahmi Elibol and Neslihan Serap Sengör

Modeling the Dopamine Effect on Medium Spiny Neuron Groups


Ülkü Arslan Aydin and Didem Gökçay

Sentiment Analysis of Health-Related Turkish Reviews


Ece K. Takmaz and Cem Bozsahin

A Computational Study on Learning Theories and the Role of Planning in Maze-Learning Environments


Ismet Adnan Ozturel

Bottom-Up Parsing of Linear Indexed Grammars: Proposing a Generalized LR Parser


Duygu Özge

Is child parsing incremental and predictive?


Begum Uyumaz, Cem Bozsahin and Deniz Zeyrek

Turkish resources for visual word recognition


Gökhan Gönül and Deniz Zeyrek

Discourse connectives and lexical cohesion: an experimental investigation of sentence processing in Turkish


Halil Duzcu

Timing in the Dual-task Paradigm and Serial Bottleneck


Ilhan Raman, Evren Raman and Biran Mertan

The first standardised set of 260 colour pictures in Turkish


Deniz Hande Cakmak

Differences in text comprehension depending on presentation modality: tablet vs. paper


Beyza Ates Sen, Mustafa Kaya and Aylin C. Küntay

When Referential Cues are Contradictory: Young Children’s Reliance on Ostensively Cued Pointing vs. Lexical Labels

Written by albertalisalah

April 19, 2014 at 9:36 pm

Artificial Intelligence Day at Bilkent

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Bilkent Philosophy Society will hold an all day long conference on artificial intelligence at April 05, Saturday. Details can be found on the following links:

Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/events/466549326779678/

Registration: http://goo.gl/k7THzM

Written by Doğan Erişen

April 2, 2014 at 12:17 pm

Two-Day Conference on Neurology, Philosophy of Biology, and Artificial Intelligence, organized by Koç University Philosophy Department (Venue: Beyoglu – RCAC)

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  • Speakers include but are not limited to: Bernard Stiegler (Université de Technologie Compiègne), Alva Noë (University of California, Berkeley), Barry Smith (University of London), and Güven Güzeldere (Harvard University)Poster

Conference Program

May 25th  Saturday

9.30 Opening

9.45-11.45 First Session

  Hilmi Demir: “A Recent History of Philosophy of Mind: Convergence Points between Cognitive Sciences and Phenomenology”

 Barış Korkmaz: “Self: Neuroscience and Psychoanalysis”

Aziz Zambak: “Plasticity: The Forgotten Principle in Artificial Intelligence”

11:45-12:00 Coffee Break

12:00-13:00  Second Session

Bernard Stiegler: “From Neuropower to Noopolitics”

13:00-14:30 Lunch Break

14:30:16:30 Third Session

Patrick Roney: “Neuro-aesthetics”

Zeynep Direk: “Neuroethics and the question of alterity”

Stephen Voss: “What do I mean when I say I”

May 26th Sunday

 9:30-10:30 First Session

Alva Noë: “The Fragile Manifest: Presence in Thought and Experience”

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break 

10:45-12:45 Second Session

Barry Smith: “Are Flavours in the Brain? The Phenomenology and Neuroscience of Flavour Perception”

Güven Güzeldere: “Unity of Consciousness in a Divided Brain?” 

 12:45-14:30 Lunch Break

14:30-16:30 Third Session

Fuat Balcı: “Reward Maximization: The Role of Time and its Psychophysics”

Emrah Aktunç: “On Bickle’s ‘Ruthless Reductionism in Cellular/Molecular Neuroscience: What are they Reducing?”

Hakan Gürvit: “Plasticity: Via Regia to the Neuroscientific Subjectivity”

Venue: Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations – Beyoglu

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