Wednesday, December 4, 2013

The University of Waterloo Cognitive Science Program presents

Waterloo Intelligence Day:  Intelligence in Machines, Humans, and Other Animals

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
PAS (Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology building)
Room 2083


Machines: Shai Ben-David, Computer Science | Hamid Tizhoosh, Systems Design Engineering

Humans: Britt Anderson, Psychology | Stephanie Denison, Psychology

Animals: Nancy Barrickman, Anthropology | Matt van der Meer, Biology

Chair: Paul Thagard, Director, Cognitive Science Program

Waterloo researchers among top in Canada

Chris Eliasmith writing on a whiteboardChris Eliasmith, Director of the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience, received the prestigious John C. Polanyi Award  and is also an inaugural member of the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists.

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How to Build a Brain

Chris Eliasmith’s team at the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience has built Spaun, the world’s largest simulation of a functioning brain. The related book is now available and for the full article Waterloo Stories.


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