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<td>8:300&mdash;8:50 AM </td>  
<td>8:30&mdash;8:50 </td>  
<td>Breakfast</td>
<td>Breakfast</td>
</tr>
</tr>
<tr>
<tr>
<td>8:50 &mdash; 9:30 AM </td>  
<td>8:50 &mdash; 9:30 </td>  
<td>Bruno Olshausen, "Overview and introductions"</td>
<td>Bruno Olshausen, "Overview and introductions"</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
<td>9:30 &mdash; 10:10 AM </td>  
<td>9:30 &mdash; 10:10 </td>  
<td>Jeff Hawkins, "Making Sense of Sensory-motor Integration"</td>
<td>Jeff Hawkins, "Making Sense of Sensory-motor Integration"</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
<td>10:10 &mdash; 10:20 AM </td>  
<td>10:10 &mdash; 10:20 </td>  
<td>Discussion</td>
<td>Discussion</td>
</tr>
</tr>
<tr>
<tr>
<td>10:20 &mdash; 10:50 AM </td>  
<td>10:20 &mdash; 10:50 </td>  
<td>Coffee Break</td>
<td>Coffee Break</td>
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<td>10:50 &mdash; 11:30 AM </td>  
<td>10:50 &mdash; 11:30 </td>  
<td>Murray Sherman, "The Role of Thalamus in Cortical Functioning"</td>
<td>Murray Sherman, "The Role of Thalamus in Cortical Functioning"</td>
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<td>11:30 &mdash; 11:40 AM </td>  
<td>11:30 &mdash; 11:40 </td>  
<td>Discussion</td>
<td>Discussion</td>
</tr>
</tr>
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<td>11:40 &mdash; 12:20 PM </td>  
<td>11:40 &mdash; 12:20 </td>  
<td>Ray Guillery, "Are All the ’Driver’ Inputs that Thalamus Sends to Cortex
<td>Ray Guillery, "Are All the ’Driver’ Inputs that Thalamus Sends to Cortex
Copies of Motor Instructions?"</td>
Copies of Motor Instructions?"</td>
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<td>7:00 </td>  
<td>7:00 </td>  
<td>Conference dinner</td>
<td>Conference dinner</td>
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<b>Wednesday, September 15</b><br>
<table>
<tr>
<td>8:00 &mdash; 9:00 </td>
<td>Breakfast</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>9:00 &mdash; 10:10 </td>
<td>Discussion of neuroscience talks</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>10:10 &mdash;  10:40 </td>
<td>Coffee Break</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>10:40 &mdash;  11:20 </td>
<td>Josh Bongard, “Prediction and Morphological Computation in Robotics”</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>11:20 &mdash;  11:40 </td>
<td>Discussion</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>11:40 &mdash;  12:20 </td>
<td>Andy Clark, "Whatever Next? Predictive Brains, Situated Agents, and the Future of Cognitive Science"</td>
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<td>12:20 &mdash;  12:30 </td>
<td>Discussion</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>12:30 &mdash; 1:30 </td>
<td>Lunch</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>1:30 &mdash; 2:10 </td>
<td>Ralf Der, “The playful machine”</td>
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<tr>
<td>2:10 &mdash; 2:20 </td>
<td>Discussion</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>2:20 &mdash; 3:00 </td>
<td>Nihat Ay, “On a mathematical foundation of embodiment”</td>
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<tr>
<td>3:00 &mdash; 3:10 </td>
<td>Discussion</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>3:10 &mdash; 3:40 </td>
<td>Coffee Break</td>
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<tr>
<td>3:40 &mdash; 4:20 </td>
<td>Keyan Ghazi-Zahedi, “Maximising information in the Sensori-Motor Loop”</td>
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<tr>
<td>4:20 &mdash; 4:30 </td>
<td>Discussion</td>
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<tr>
<td>4:30 &mdash; 5:10 </td>
<td>Fritz Sommer and Daniel Little, “Gaining navigational power in an unknown environment by unsupervised learning in embodied sensor-action loops”</td>
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<td>5:10 &mdash; 5:20 </td>
<td>Discussion</td>
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</table>
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<b>Thursday, September 16</b><br>
<table>
<tr>
<td>8:00 00 &mdash;  9:00 </td>
<td>Breakfast</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>9:00 00 &mdash;  9:40 </td>
<td>J. Kevin O’Regan, “How to make a robot that feels”</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>9:40 00 &mdash;  9:50 </td>
<td>Discussion</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>9:50 00 &mdash;  10:30 </td>
<td>Daniel Polani, “Information in the Perception-Action Loop: Characterizing the Interaction between Agents and their Environment”</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>10:30 00 &mdash;  10:40 </td>
<td>Discussion</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>10:40 00 &mdash;  11:10 </td>
<td>Coffee Break</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>11:10 00 &mdash;  11:50 </td>
<td>Naftali Tishby, “On the Information Theory of the Perception-Action-Cycle”</td>
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<tr>
<td>11:50 00 &mdash;  12:00 </td>
<td>Discussion</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>12:00 00 &mdash;  1:00 </td>
<td>Lunch</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>1:00 00 &mdash;  2:10 </td>
<td>Discussion of robotics and theory talks</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>2:10 00 &mdash;  3:00 </td>
<td>Impromptu talks</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>3:00 &mdash;  3:30 </td>
<td>Coffee Break</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>3:30 &mdash;  5:00 </td>
<td>Wrap up discussion</td>
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</tr>
</table>
</table>

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Working Group


 


Tuesday, September 14

8:30—8:50 Breakfast
8:50 — 9:30 Bruno Olshausen, "Overview and introductions"
9:30 — 10:10 Jeff Hawkins, "Making Sense of Sensory-motor Integration"
10:10 — 10:20 Discussion
10:20 — 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 — 11:30 Murray Sherman, "The Role of Thalamus in Cortical Functioning"
11:30 — 11:40 Discussion
11:40 — 12:20 Ray Guillery, "Are All the ’Driver’ Inputs that Thalamus Sends to Cortex Copies of Motor Instructions?"
12:20 — 12:30 Discussion
12:30 — 1:30 Lunch
1:30 — 2:10 Ehud Ahissar, "Closed loop perception: Object localization via whisking"
2:10 — 2:20 Discussion
2:20 — 3:00 Marc A. Sommer, "A neuronal pathway that links action to perception"
3:00 — 3:10 Discussion
3:10 — 3:40 Coffee Break
3:40 — 4:20 Carol Colby, "Active Vision"
4:20 — 4:30 Discussion
4:30 — 5:10 Chris Moore, "The Hemo-Neural Hypothesis: A Novel Mechanism for Regulating Neocortical Dynamics"
5:10 — 5:20 Discussion
7:00 Conference dinner

 

Wednesday, September 15

8:00 — 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 — 10:10 Discussion of neuroscience talks
10:10 — 10:40 Coffee Break
10:40 — 11:20 Josh Bongard, “Prediction and Morphological Computation in Robotics”
11:20 — 11:40 Discussion
11:40 — 12:20 Andy Clark, "Whatever Next? Predictive Brains, Situated Agents, and the Future of Cognitive Science"
12:20 — 12:30 Discussion
12:30 — 1:30 Lunch
1:30 — 2:10 Ralf Der, “The playful machine”
2:10 — 2:20 Discussion
2:20 — 3:00 Nihat Ay, “On a mathematical foundation of embodiment”
3:00 — 3:10 Discussion
3:10 — 3:40 Coffee Break
3:40 — 4:20 Keyan Ghazi-Zahedi, “Maximising information in the Sensori-Motor Loop”
4:20 — 4:30 Discussion
4:30 — 5:10 Fritz Sommer and Daniel Little, “Gaining navigational power in an unknown environment by unsupervised learning in embodied sensor-action loops”
5:10 — 5:20 Discussion

 

Thursday, September 16

8:00 00 — 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 00 — 9:40 J. Kevin O’Regan, “How to make a robot that feels”
9:40 00 — 9:50 Discussion
9:50 00 — 10:30 Daniel Polani, “Information in the Perception-Action Loop: Characterizing the Interaction between Agents and their Environment”
10:30 00 — 10:40 Discussion
10:40 00 — 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 00 — 11:50 Naftali Tishby, “On the Information Theory of the Perception-Action-Cycle”
11:50 00 — 12:00 Discussion
12:00 00 — 1:00 Lunch
1:00 00 — 2:10 Discussion of robotics and theory talks
2:10 00 — 3:00 Impromptu talks
3:00 — 3:30 Coffee Break
3:30 — 5:00 Wrap up discussion