Cognitive Computing 2007

 

May 2-3, 2007

The Auditorium of the Berkeley Art Museum

 University of California, Berkeley

CITRIS and NERSC Sponsored Research 

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Gary Baldwin, CITRIS Executive Director, Welcome

 

 

 

Horst Simon, NERSC Director and Associate Laboratory Director (ALD) for Computing Sciences

 Opening Remarks and Activities within NERSC

 

 

 

Masoud Nikravesh, UC Berkeley, Cognitive Computing Chair

 

 

 

Mona Y. Lee, UC Discovery Grant

 Industry-University Cooperative Research Program (IUCRP)

 

 

 

 

 

Dharmendra S. Modha, IBM  Almaden Research Center

Towards Engineering the Mind by Reverse Engineering the Brain

 

 

 

Ed Callaway, Salk Institute

Towards an Understanding of Cortical Function: Problems and Solutions

 

 

 

Michael Arbib, USC

From Cognitive Neuroscience to Computing Architectures

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL LECTURE: Nobelist Donald Glaser, UC Berkeley

The Brain might Optimize Visual Acuity using Cortical Noise via Stochastic Resonance/Sampling

 

Almut Schüz, Max-Planck-Institute for Biological Cybernetics

Bridging the Gap between Cortical Structure and Cortical Function  

 

 

 

James Anderson, Brown University

The Ersatz Brain Project

 

 

 

 

 

Shankar Sastry, CITRIS Director

Opening Remarks and Activities within CITRIS

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Hecht-Nielsen, UC San Diego

Understanding Speech 

 

 

 

 

 

Edgar Koerner, President, Honda Research Institute Europe GmbH

 Intelligence for the Humanoid Robot ASIMO: A Synthetic Approach to Understanding Principles of Processing in the Brain

 

 

 

 

 

Brian A. Wandell, Stanford

The Human Visual Pathways: Maps, Plasticity, and Reading

 

 

 

 

 

Roger Shepard, Professor Emeritus, Stanford

Principles of Cognition as Adaptations to the World 

 

 

Panel: VC's, Entrepreneurs, and Innovators: The Future of Cognitive Computing

 

 

 

Moderator: Jerome Swartz

The Swartz Foundation for Computational Neuroscience

 

 

 

 

 

Tony Bell Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, UC Berkeley

 

 

 

 

 

Jose M. Carmena, EECS and Cognitive Sciences, UC Berkeley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dileep George, Numenta

 

 

 

 

Steve Jurvetson, Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson

 

 

 

Paul Rhodes, Stanford & Evolved Machines, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lloyd Watts, Audience, Inc.

 

 

 

Masoud Nikravesh, UC Berkeley, Closing Remarks