Probabilistic Models of Cognition: The Mathematics of Mind

January 24 - 28, 2005

Schedule


Monday, January 24, 2005

9:30 - 10:30
11:15 - 12:15
2:00 - 3:00
2:00 - 3:00
David Huber (University of Maryland)

Bayesian-based models for perception and memory: ROUSE and REM
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

3:45 - 4:45
Mark Steyvers (University of California at Irvine)

Probabilistic topic models and associative memory
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

5:30 - 6:30

Tuesday, January 25, 2005

9:00 - 10:00
Aaron Courville (Carnegie Mellon University)

A latent variable account of configural conditioning
PDF Presentation

10:45 - 11:45
1:30 - 2:30
3:15 - 4:15
Alan Yuille (UCLA)

Image Parsing and DDMCMC
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

5:00 - 6:00
Tom Griffiths (Brown University)

Theory-Based Causal Induction
Presentation (PowerPoint File)


Wednesday, January 26, 2005

9:00 - 10:00
Jacob Feldman (Rutgers University)

Detecting simple patterns in featural data

10:45 - 11:45
Josh Tenenbaum (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

 

1:30 - 2:30
David Danks (Carnegie Mellon University)

Graphical Models for Psychological Categorization
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

3:15 - 4:15
Eric Mjolsness (University of California at Irvine)

Variable-Structure Probabilistic Models

5:00 - 6:00
Stuart Russell (University of California at Berkeley)

Uncertainty in an unknown world
PDF Presentation


Thursday, January 27, 2005

9:00 - 10:00
Daniel Wolpert (Sobell Dept. of Motor Neuroscience)

Probabilistic mechanisms in sensorimotor control
PDF Presentation

10:45 - 11:45
Emanuel Todorov (University of California at San Diego)

On the interplay of noise and redundancy in the motor system

1:30 - 2:30
3:15 - 4:15
5:00 - 6:00

Friday, January 28, 2005

9:00 - 10:00
10:45 - 11:45
Chris Manning (Stanford University)

Learning the Structure of Human Languages

1:30 - 2:30
Frank Keller (University of Edinburgh)

Probabilistic Models of Human Sentence Processing
PDF Presentation

3:15 - 4:15
Adam Albright (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Modeling competition and uncertainty in word class decisions
PDF Presentation