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ICIC Keynote Lectures

Distinguished Keynote Speakers

Prof. Lotfi A. Zadeh, University of California, Berkeley, USA

 

Prof. Bernard Widrow, Stanford University, USA

 

Prof. James Anderson, Brown University, USA

 

Prof. Robert C. Berwick, MIT, USA

 

Prof. Simon Haykin, McMaster University, Canada

 

Prof. Mitsuru Ishizuka, Tokyo University, Japan

 

Prof. Jean-Claude Latombe, Stanford University, USA

 

Prof. Toyoaki Nishida, Kyoto University, Japan

 

Prof. Witold Pedrycz, University of Alberta, Canada

 

Prof. Bo Zhang, Tsinghua University, China

 

Prof. Yingxu Wang, University of Calgary, Canada

 

Prof. Witold Kinsner, University of Manitoba, Canada

 

Dr. Feng Zhao, Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing

 

IEEE ICCI*CC 2012 Keynotes

1. The Ersatz Brain Project: A Massively Parallel Brain-Like Computing Architecture
Prof. James Anderson, Brown University, USA [PDF]

2. Textual Affect Sensing and Multimodal Agents
Prof. Mitsuru Ishizuka, Mitsuru Ishizuka, Tokyo University, Japan [PDF]

3. Augmenting Conversational Environment
Prof. Toyoaki Nishida,Kyoto University, Japan [PDF]

4. On Abstract Intelligence and Brain Informatics: Mapping the Cognitive Functions onto the Neural Architectures
Prof. Yingxu Wang,University of Calgary, Canada [PDF]

IEEE ICCI*CC 2011 Keynotes

1. Songs to Syntax: Cognition, Combinatorial Computation, and the Origin of Language
Prof. Robert C. Berwick, MIT, USA [PDF]

2. Cognitive Dynamic Systems: An Integrative Field that will be a Hallmark of the 21st Century
Prof. Simon Haykin, McMaster University, Canada [PDF]

3. Centricity and Perception-based Perspective of Architectures of Granular Computing
Prof. Witold Pedrycz,University of Alberta, Canada [PDF]

4. On Inference Algebra: A Formal Means for Machine Reasoning and Cognitive Computing
Prof. Yingxu Wang,University of Calgary, Canada [PDF]

5. It’s Time for Multiscale Analysis and Synthesis in Cognitive Systems
Prof. Witold Kinsner,University of Manitoba, Canada [PDF]

IEEE ICCI 2010 Keynotes

1. Cognitive Memory and its Applications
Prof. Bernard Widrow, Stanford University, USA

2. Granular Computing and Human-Centricity in Computational Intelligence
Prof. Witold Pedrycz,University of Alberta, Canada

3. Computer Vision vs. Human Vision
Prof. Bo Zhang,Tsinghua University, China

4. Sensors Meet the Cloud: Planetary-Scale Distributed Sensing and Decision Making
Dr. Feng Zhao,Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing

5. Cognitive Computing and World Wide Wisdom (WWW+)
Prof. Yingxu Wang,University of Calgary, Canada

6. Towards Cognitive Analysis of DNA
Prof. Witold Kinsner,University of Manitoba, Canada

IEEE ICCI 2009 Keynotes

1. The ‘Conscious Pilot’ Dendritic Synchrony Moves through the Brain to Mediate Consciousness
Prof. Stuart Hameroff, University of Arizona, USA

2. There is No Royal Road to Computer Vision
Prof. Bo Zhang, Tsinghua Univ., China

3. A Unified Study on Human and Web Granular Reasoning
Prof. Ning Zhong, Maebashi Institute of Technology, Japan

4. Conventionalized Cognition Conventionalizes Cognition
Prof. Chu-Ren Huang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

5. Cognitive Computing and Machinable Thought
Prof. Yingxu Wang, University of Calgary, Canada

IEEE ICCI 2008 Keynotes

1. Toward Human Level Machine Intelligence – Is It Achievable?
Prof. Lotfi A. Zadeh, Univ. of California, Berkeley, USA

2. Probabilistic Roadmaps: An Incremental Sampling Approach to Approximate the Connectivity of Robot Configuration Spaces
Prof. Jean-Claude Latombe, Stanford Univ., USA

3. On Abstract Intelligence and Its Denotational Mathematics Foundations
Prof. Yingxu Wang, University of Calgary, Canada

4. Complexity and Its Measures in Cognitive and Other Complex Systems
Prof. Witold Kinsner, Univ. of Manitoba, Canada

IEEE ICCI 2007 Keynotes

1. Language Understanding and Unified Cognitive Science
Prof. Jerry A. Feldman, UC Berkeley, USA

2. Cognitive Informatics Foundations of Nature and Machine Intelligence
Prof. Yingxu Wang, University of Calgary, Canada

3. Challenges in the Design of Adaptive, Intelligent, and Cognitive Systems
Prof. Witold Kinsner, Univ. of Manitoba, Canada

IEEE ICCI 2006 Keynotes

1. Probabilistic Roadmaps: A Motion Planning Approach Based on Active Learning
Prof. Jean-Claude Latombe, Stanford Univ., USA

2. Cognitive Informatics – Towards the Future Generation Computers that Think and Feel
Prof. Yingxu Wang, University of Calgary, Canada

3. Towards Cognitive Machines: Multiscale Measures and Analysis
Prof. Witold Kinsner, Univ. of Manitoba, Canada

IEEE ICCI 2005 Keynotes

1. Cognitive Computation: The Ersatz Brain Project
Prof. James A. Anderson, Brown University, USA

2. Psychological Experiments on the Cognitive Complexities of Fundamental Control Structures of Software Systems
Prof. Yingxu Wang, University of Calgary, Canada

3. Some Advances in Cognitive Informatics
Prof. Witold Kinsner, Univ. of Manitoba, Canada

IEEE ICCI 2004 Keynotes

1. Language, Logic, and the Brain
Prof. R.E. Jennings

2. On Autonomous Computing and Cognitive Processes
Prof. Yingxu Wang, University of Calgary, Canada

IEEE ICCI 2003 Keynotes

1. Ruthless Reductionism in Recent Neuroscience
Prof. John Bickle

2. Automatic Concept Evolution
Prof. T. Fogarty

3. On Cognitive Mechanisms of the Eyes: The Sensor vs. the Browser of the Brain
Prof. Yingxu Wang, University of Calgary, Canada

IEEE ICCI 2002 Keynotes

1. Hybrid Computation with an Attractor Neural Network
Prof. James A. Anderson, Brown University, USA

2. From Embodied Cognitive Science to Synthetic Psychology
Prof. Michael R.W. Dawson

3. On Cognitive Informatics
Prof. Yingxu Wang, University of Calgary, Canada

4. Compression and Its Metrics for Multimedia
Prof. Witold Kinsner, Univ. of Manitoba, Canada