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CogSci 2013

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CogSci 2013 is the 35th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, to be held in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, July 31 - Saturday, August 3, 2013. We encourage researchers from around the world to submit their best basic and applied work in cognitive science to CogSci 2013, and to attend in order to discuss the latest theories and data from the world's best cognitive science researchers.

 

CogSci 2013's theme is "Cooperative Minds: Social Interaction and Group Dynamics." This theme reflects a rapidly growing interest in the Cognitive Science community, namely a move from the study of individual cognition to the social realm. A further topic will be Cognitive Interaction Technologies, a rather new field aiming at a thorough understanding of the processes and functional constituents of cognitive interaction in order to replicate them in technical systems.

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ECCS 2014: Living Satellite. Abstract Submission Deadline 18.07.2014

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The satellite aims to bring together leading researchers to discuss the latest advancements in the area of complexity of living systems, and to considering how to solve identified problems or identifying future research directions.

Submit your abstract at http://seis.bristol.ac.uk/~fs13378/eccs_2014_livingsys.html

 

Deadline: 18.07.2014

 

Confirmed invited speakers:

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MoN13 2014: Thirteenth Mathematics of Networks meeting

The thirteenth Mathematics of Networks meeting will take place on 10th September 2014 at Imperial College in London. The meeting is free to present and to attend. It is now accepting abstracts for potential talks. The deadline for abstracts is 1st August. The theme of this MoN is networks in the humanities, including research on spatial and temporal networks. As always, talks on any topic will be considered but talks related to the theme will be given preference. Our hosts this year are the Centre for Complexity science. Thanks to Tim Evans for acting as local organiser.


This MoN is being organised to coincide with The Connected Past. TCP is a one-and-a-half-day multi-disciplinary meeting to explore how concepts and techniques from network- and complexity science can be used to study archaeological data. It will be held on 8th and 9th September at Imperial college.


http://www.monmeetings.org/meeting13/

http://connectedpast.soton.ac.uk/london-2014/ 

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YRNCS Workshop | Young Researchers Network on Complex Systems

The first YRNCS Workshop will be held in Lucca (Italy) right after  the European Conference on Complex Systems, on 26th – 30th of September.
The YRNCS Workshop will be held in Lucca (Italy) on the 26-30 September 2014 in the beautiful frame of Villa del Seminario (http://www.villadelseminario.com ), a typical Italian Renaissance Palace sited at the wonderful hills of Tuscany.
The workshop is addressed to PhD students, Master students and early PostDocs who are willing to actively contribute to the workshop and/or its organization.


http://www.yrncs.com/yrncs-workshop/

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BICT 2014 - 8th International Conference on Bio-inspired Information and Communications Technologies

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BICT 2014 targets two thrusts:

THRUST 1: Indirect Bioinspiration (ICT designed after biological principles, processes and mechanisms). Examples include evolutionary computation, artificial gene regulatory networks, neural computation, swarm intelligence, cellular automata, artificial immune systems, artificial life, artificial chemistry, reaction-diffusion computing, simulated annealing, self-organization and network science.
THRUST 2: Direct Bioinspiration (ICT utilizing biological materials and systems). Examples include cellular computing, molecular computing/communication, membrane computing, DNA computing and memory, bacterial computing, Physarum computing and quantum computing.


BICT 2014, 8th International Conference on Bio-inspired Information and Communications Technologies (formerly BIONETICS)

Boston, Massachusetts, United States, December 1–3, 2014

http://bionetics.org/2014/show/home

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KDD Workshop on Learning about Emergencies from Social Information KDD-LESI 2014

This workshop will bring together researchers interested in problems of information processing to meet the growing challenges in emergency situations. Our aim is to foster a research conversation among computer scientists, social scientists, and other interested participants to discuss issues and challenges relating to emergency understanding, including theoretical, methodological, ethical, and political questions regarding the study of large-scale social information data.


The 2014 KDD Workshop on Learning about Emergencies from Social Information
(KDD-LESI 2014)
http://sites.google.com/site/kddlesi2014/
to be held on August 24, 2014, New York City
co-located with ACM SIGKDD 2014

http://www.kdd.org/kdd2014/

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IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, SSCI 2014

Welcome to the sunshine of Orlando, Florida for the IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (IEEE SSCI 2014), a flagship international symposium of symposia sponsored by the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) promoting all aspects of Computational Intelligence (CI). The IEEE SSCI 2014 co-locates multiple exciting symposiums at one single location, providing a unique opportunity to encourage cross-fertilization and collaboration in all areas of CI. The IEEE SSCI 2014 features a large number of keynotes, tutorials, and special sessions. The IEEE SSCI 2014 will also offer a number of travel grants as well as an exciting Doctoral Consortium.


IEEE SSCI 2014

Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.

2014-12-9:12

http://www.ieee-ssci.org

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NetMob 2015, 8-10 April 2015, MIT Media Lab

We are planning a very exciting edition for NetMob 2015. The conference will take place at the Media Lab at MIT on April 8 - 10, 2015. April 10 will be a full day special session on the results obtained for the Orange D4D challenge. We hope to see you there and look forward catching up with the latest developments in mobile phone dataset analysis.


http://www.netmob.org

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Living in Cybernetics | 2014 Conference of the American Society for Cybernetics

2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the American Society for Cybernetics, which was incorporated in Washington DC on the 6th of August 1964.
Our conference this year will be a major celebration. The theme is “Living in Cybernetics”. The main event (4 to 8 August inclusive) will celebrate ASC cybernetics in the present through paper presentations themed using Stuart Umpleby’s “Several Traditions of cybernetics” (4 and 5 August), ASC cybernetics in the past through addresses from many past presidents and other long term members (August 6) developing our timeline, and ASC cybernetics in the future through workshops developing views of how cybernetics and education may come together to help make a better world (August 7 and 8).


http://asc-cybernetics.org/2014/

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Smart Cities | Lipari School on Computational Complex Systems

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The Jacob T. Schwartz International School for Scientific Research in 2010 opened a new set of summer schools on Computational Complex Systems 

The 2014 edition addresses Ph.D. students, junior and senior researchers to the forefront of research activity on data mining and computational models for the analysis, modeling and understanding smart cities. Recognized authorities in the field will give formal lectures tailoring these for an interdisciplinary audience. Participants will also have the opportunity to present the results of their research during a short communication session. As a whole, the planned summer school will allow participants to be exposed to cutting edge results in one of the most challenging research area, while at the same time enjoying the relaxing atmosphere of one of the most beautiful italian islands.


Smart Cities
July 27 - August 2, 2014, Lipari Island

http://lipari.dipmat.unict.it/LipariSchool/ComplexSystems/

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Large Scale Complex Systems Simulation Summer School

The University of Amsterdam together with National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO University) and Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology will arrange an international summer school on Large Scale Complex Systems Simulation. The summer school is financially supported by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and the participating universities, and is endorsed by the Complexity Institute of the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. The school will take place over a two week period, with the first week of lectures taking place in Amsterdam (Netherlands) and the second week in St. Petersburg (Russia).


Course director
Prof. Peter Sloot
Level
Master’s students, PhD students
Period
7 – 18 July 2014 
Location
Amsterdam (week 1) and Saint Petersburg (week 2)
Fees
None (only selected candidates will be admitted) 


http://www.uva.nl/en/education/other-programmes/summer-winter/programmes/item/large-scale-complex-systems-simulation.html

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Flow Machines Workshop 2014: Creativity and Universality in Language and Music

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Flow Machines Workshop 2014: Creativity and Universality in Language and Music
Within the Flow Machines project we organize a workshop about "creativity and universal features in language and music".
This workshop will gather prominent specialists in mathematical physics, linguistics and computer science. During 2.5, days we will seek for possible convergence between different viewpoints on these fascinating issues. 
WHEN: 18-20 June 2014
WHERE: Central Tower, Last Floor, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, 4 place Jussieu 75252 - Paris 

WHAT:  Quantitative methods applied to text and music reveal universal features of language and music. At the same time, originality is a highly appreciated feature of authors, composers, and performers. The aim of this workshop is to confront different quantitative approaches to characterize originality and universality in language and music.


http://www.flow-machines.com/TextAndCreativityWorkshop2014

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Unconventional Computation & Natural Computation 2014

The International Conference on Unconventional Computation and Natural Computation has been a forum where scientists with different backgrounds, yet sharing a common interest in novel forms of computation, human-designed computation inspired by nature, and the computational aspects of processes taking place in nature, meet and present their latest results.


Unconventional Computation & Natural Computation 2014
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, July 14-18

http://conferences.csd.uwo.ca/ucnc2014/

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Smart Cities | Lipari School on Computational Complex Systems

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The Jacob T. Schwartz International School for Scientific Research in 2010 opened a new set of summer schools on Computational Complex Systems 

The 2014 edition addresses Ph.D. students, junior and senior researchers to the forefront of research activity on data mining and computational models for the analysis, modeling and understanding smart cities. Recognized authorities in the field will give formal lectures tailoring these for an interdisciplinary audience. Participants will also have the opportunity to present the results of their research during a short communication session. As a whole, the planned summer school will allow participants to be exposed to cutting edge results in one of the most challenging research area, while at the same time enjoying the relaxing atmosphere of one of the most beautiful italian islands.


Smart Cities
July 27 - August 2, 2014, Lipari Island

http://lipari.cs.unict.it/LipariSchool/ComplexSystems/index.php

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NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Information and Entropy

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Information theory and entropy methods are becoming powerful tools in biology, from the level of individual cells, to whole ecosystems, to experimental design, model-building, and the measurement of biodiversity. The aim of this investigative workshop is to synthesize different ways of applying these concepts to help systematize and unify work in biological systems. Early attempts at "grand syntheses" often misfired, but applications of information theory and entropy to specific highly focused topics in biology have been increasingly successful. In ecology, entropy maximization methods have proven successful in predicting the distribution and abundance of species. Entropy is also widely used as a measure of biodiversity. Work on the role of information in game theory has shed new light on evolution. As a population evolves, it can be seen as gaining information about its environment. The principle of maximum entropy production has emerged as a fascinating yet controversial approach to predicting the behavior of biological systems, from individual organisms to whole ecosystems. This investigative workshop will bring together top researchers from these diverse fields to share insights and methods and address some long-standing conceptual problems.


NIMBioS Investigative Workshop Information and Entropy
Topic: Information and entropy in biological systems
Meeting dates: April 8-10, 2015
Location: NIMBioS at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Organizers:
• John Baez, Mathematics, Univ. of California, Riverside
• Marc Harper, Educational and biotechnology consultant
• John Harte, Environmental Science, Policy and Management, Univ. of California, Berkeley


http://www.nimbios.org/workshops/WS_entropy

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ECCS WARM-UP: II School on Complex Networks, Sept 19-21, 2014, Lucca

Following last years successful edition, we have once more decided to organize a summer school coinciding with the European Conference on Complex Systems  thus profiting the opportunity offered by the presence of a wide variety of experts in different topics in Lucca. The projected school aims to offer young researchers the opportunity to learn new methods, present their work and meet fellow researchers, and it also represents a good opportunity for young researcher to prepare their participation to the main ECCS conference in an informal and relaxed environment.
Following our policy to display local talent, three renowned italian researchers will each present a different aspect of complex networks in three hour sessions. Names such as Dr. Roberta Sinatra, Dr. Ciro Catutto and Prof. Stefano Battiston should sound familiar to any interested student. Furthermore, we plan a meeting where each participant will have the possibility to share with the others his work, organized as a flash presentation workshop. Of course, a major social event is also included, to stimulate networking and “prepare” the official ECCS conference.


http://eccswarmup.wordpress.com

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UNESCO UniTwin CS-DC Meeting at ECCS’14

The UNESCO UniTwin Complex Systems Digital Campus (http://unitwin-cs.org/ ) will organize a kickoff meeting as a Satellite Meeting at the ECCS'14 (European Conference on Complex Systems http://www.eccs14.eu/ ) that will be held in Lucca, from the 22nd to the 26th of September, 2014. This satellite meeting will bring together members of the CS-DC, from all over the world, to review progress and assess challenges related to the coordination and sharing of research and educational resources among more than hundred universities and institutions worldwide. The sessions would combine physical and remote presentations to include members attending ECCS in Lucca and those unable to do so.

The meeting calls for proposals of new CS-DC e-laboratories and e-departments.

UNESCO UniTwin CS-DC: Science, Policy, and Applications
CS-DC Kickoff Meeting at ECCS’14 
September 25th, 2014
http://unitwin-cs.org/meeting_at_eccs14.html

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2014 TRUCE Summer School on Unconventional Computation

We have a number of fully-funded scholarships (covering travel, accommodation and food) for students, post-docs and ECRs to attend the 2014 TRUCE Summer School on Unconventional Computation (Sept. 1-12), in Malaga, Spain.

 
This two-week programme will feature lectures, independent workgroups, and plenty of time for socialising and networking.

Summer school faculty:
• Michael Lones (Heriot Watt). Biological inspiration: past, present and future.
• Angel Goñi-Moreno (CNB, Spain). Biocircuit design through computational analysis.
• Zoran Konkoli (Chalmers, Sweden). Fluctuation-dominated (reaction diffusion) kinetics in the context of unconventional computing: a friend or foe?
• Irene D’Amico (York, UK). Introduction to quantum computation.
• Mario de J. Pérez Jiménez (Sevilla, Spain). Computing the natural way.
• Susan Stepney (York, UK). Physical Computation.
• Simon Hickinbotham (York, UK). Computational transitions in evolution.
• Francisco Vico (Malaga, Spain). Bio-inspired computing and computer creativity.
For more information and application details, please see: http://www.truce-project.eu/2014-summer-school.html

Deadline for applications: Friday 27th June.

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ECCS 2014 LIVING Satellite

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The satellite aims to bring together leading researchers to discuss the latest advancements in the area of complexity of living systems, and to considering how to solve identified problems or identifying future research directions.

Invited Speakers (confirmed): 

 
SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT @

http://seis.bristol.ac.uk/~fs13378/eccs_2014_livingsys.html

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Summer School 2014 in Neuroergonomics and Sociogenesis

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“WHAT IF, INSTEAD OF BREAKING THEM, DESIGN OF CITIES COULD NATURALLY FEED SOCIAL TIES? THERE MUST BE A WAY FOR URBAN PLANNERS TO MAKE CITIES MORE HUMAN-CENTERED AND HAPPY, BY FOCUSING ON THE EFFECTS THAT THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT HAS ON SOCIALITY.„

This ISB Summer School presents a challenging programme in “Neuroergonomics and Sociogenesis”, to be held in Artena, Italy, July 13th-20th.
Seven full days of lectures, practical workshops, and design studio for exploring how to design urban environments able to revive, support, nourish, and enhance sociality and human relationships.


http://www.biourbanism.org/summer-school-2014/

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Massive Data Flow: Understanding the Complex Dynamics of the Web

The Web is perhaps the most complex system that we know. Its massive scale, complex dynamism, open richness, and social character mean that it may be more profitable to study it using tools and concepts appropriate for understanding nervous systems, organisms, ecosystems and society, rather than approaches more traditionally employed to engineer technology. Simultaneously, the scientists trying to understand this wide array of complex natural systems may have much to gain by considering the emergingstudy of the Web.


Massive Data Flow: Understanding the Complex Dynamics of the Web
Workshop at the ACM Web Science Conference 2014 (http://www.websci14.org )
10:00 - 18:00, June 23rd, 2014
Indiana University, Bloomington

http://sacral.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp/event/MDF_WebSci/ 

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NECSI Summer School 2014

These courses are intended for faculty, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, professionals and others who would like to gain an understanding of the fundamentals of complex systems for application to research in their respective fields, or as a basis for pursuing complex systems research.



The summer school offers two intensive week-long courses. The courses consist of lectures, discussions, and supervised group projects. Though the second week builds on material covered in the previous week, one is not a prerequisite for the other. You may register for either or both weeks. If desired, arrangements for credit at a home institution may be made in advance.


June 16-20: Complex Physical, Biological & Social Systems

June 22: Computer Programming and Complex Systems

June 23-27: Complex Systems Modeling and Networks


http://www.necsi.edu/education/school.html

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Zürich meets New York

Zürich Meets New York: A Festival of Swiss Ingenuity, May 16-23, 2014, highlights the contemporary relevance of visionary movements and ideas born in Zurich and their impact on American culture. Building on Zurich’s role as a 21st-century hub for scientific and technological innovation, the festival features 25 events, 11 of which are hosted by ETH Zurich and its partners at venues across the city, and is presented by the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York, the City of Zurich, ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich (UHZ).  


Event:

The Fascinating World of Complex Systems
May 21, 2014, 1400-1800
New York Academy of Sciences


http://www.zurichmeetsnewyork.org/ 

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Conference of the International Association for Computing and Philosophy (IACAP 14)

The Annual Meeting of the International Association for Computing and Philosophy

Anatolia College/ACT
Thessaloniki, Greece
July 2-4, 2014
http://www.pt-ai.org/iacap/2014/


Invited Speakers
Judith Simon (ITU Kopenhagen) 


Hector Zenil (Karolinska Institute, Stockholm) 


Gregory Chatin (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) 


Selmer Bringsjord (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY) - Covey Award Winner 2014 
  

Gualterio Piccinini (U Missouri- St. Louis) - Simon Award Winner 2014 


Simon Knight (Open University) - Brian Michael Goldberg Memorial Award Winner 2014

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2014 5 Day Workshop: Biological and Bio-Inspired Information Theory, Banff

Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery, in Banff, Alberta, Canada
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Currently, research in the community is organized into three streams: 
• Information theory and biochemistry (including information theory and intercellular communication);
• Information theory and neuroscience; and
• Information-theoretic analysis of biologically-inspired communication systems (including nanonetworking and design of biologically implemented information processing networks).


We propose a BIRS workshop to explore these streams, focusing on mathematical open problems that cut across the streams. The main objectives of this workshop would be: to bring together the most prominent researchers in this field; to discuss and review the current state of mathematical research in this field; to promote cross-pollination among the various streams of research to find common problems; and to collectively identify key future directions or open problems that would bring the greatest impact to this field over the next few years.


https://www.birs.ca/events/2014/5-day-workshops/14w5170

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IC-MSQUARE 2014

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