[Comp-neuro] Symposium on computational approaches to vocal communication in Atlanta on May 20, 2015

Liu, Robert C rliu2 at emory.edu
Mon Mar 23 17:24:55 CET 2015

Please excuse multiple postings. We would like to draw your attention to the following symposium in Atlanta, GA on May 20, 2015.

Deciphering the Statistics of Communication
MAY 20, 2015
Emory Conference Center Hotel
Register in advance for limited seating at this free conference!
Abstracts for the poster session should be submitted by April 27, 2015 for consideration. 
Complete event details are available at http://quantitative.emory.edu/events/
This interdsciplinary symposium will bring together Emory faculty and internationally-recognized scholars from around the country, spanning fields as diverse as psychology, neuroscience, physics, and medicine, to share with post-doctoral fellows and students how they are making use of computational and quantitative methods to study the production and perception of vocal communication signals.
The day's schedule will consist of the main conference discussions followed by lunch time round-tables and conclude with a poster session. The all-day event will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM EST at the Emory Conference Center in Atlanta, GA.

Speakers include:
Morten Christiansen (Cornell)
Ofer Tchernichovski (CUNY)
Eugene Buder (University of Memphis)
Sam Sober (Emory)
Edward Chang (UCSF)
Sarah M. N. Woolley (Columbia)
Maria Geffen (University of Pennsylvania)
Katrin Schenk (Randolph College)
Jeff Wenstrup (Northeast Ohio Medical University)

The event is sponsored by Emory Conference Subvention Fund, the Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods, and the Center for Mind, Brain and Culture. 
Co-organizers for this event are Samuel Sober and Robert Liu.

Registration link:

Robert C. Liu, PhD
Associate Professor
Winship Distinguished Research Professor
Emory University
Department of Biology
Rollins Research Center
1510 Clifton Road NE, Room 2131
Atlanta, GA 30322

Phone: (404) 727-5274
Fax: (404) 727-2880
Email: robert.liu at emory.edu
Website: http://www.biology.emory.edu/research/Liu/html/index.php

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