[Comp-neuro] More Geometrico meeting at SISSA
ale at sissa.it
Tue Aug 4 14:09:22 CEST 2009
An interdisciplinary conference on geometry, cognition, space and movement
SISSA - International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste
October 6 to 8, 2009
Supported by: SISSA (Cognitive Neuroscience and Mathematical Physics Sectors),
Dipartimento di Filosofia dell'Universita' degli Studi di Milano, the EU
The purpose of the project More Geometrico is to discuss the increasingly
fundamental role played by geometrical and topological ideas and methods in
the most important fields of research, relating them to recent developments
in the natural and life sciences. This 4th event of the More Geometrico series
is organized in collaboration with the Cognitive Neuroscience and Mathematical
Physics Sectors of SISSA, and with the EU Spacebrain project. It is open to
all and free (in particular, there is no registration fee).
TOPICS and SPEAKERS:
MOTOR COGNITION (coord. R. Rumiati): G. Csibra, I. Dinstein, T. Flash,
INTERNAL REPRESENTATION OF SPACE (coord. A. Treves): A. Compte*, B. Jagadeesh,
K. Jeffery, E. Kropff, E.T. Rolls
SPACE AND MOVEMENT (coord. C. Sinigaglia): A. Berti, Y. Coello, E. Ladavas,
PERCEIVING MOTIONS, SHAPES AND COLOURS (coord. C. Sinigaglia and L. Boi):
G. Citti*, J. Koenderink, F. Lacquaniti, K. O'Regan
*to be confirmed
October 7 PM will feature a public discussion (in Italian) among C. Bartocci,
G. Giorello, M. Frixione and V. Torre, to take place in downtown Trieste.
Further details are available from the conference web page
offering information about the venue, travel to Trieste and accommodation.
Registration is free but recommended for organizational reasons.
For information you may also write to Prof Ugo Bruzzo, bruzzo at sissa.it
Scientific committee: C. Bartocci (Univ. Genova and MG) , L. Boi (EHESS
Paris and MG), U. Bruzzo (SISSA and MG), G. Giorello (Univ. Milano and MG),
R. Rumiati (SISSA), C. Sinigaglia (Univ. Milano and MG), V. Torre (SISSA),
A. Treves (SISSA and Spacebrain).
SISSA - Cognitive Neuroscience, now downtown in via Stock 2/2, V fl
BUT NOTE, POSTAL ADDRESS: SISSA, via Beirut 2, 34014 Trieste, Italy
tel:39-040-3787623 fax:39-040-3787615 http://people.sissa.it/~ale
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