Interactivist Summer Institute

September 19-23, 2005

Madren Conference Center

Clemson University

ISI 2005 Program

Monday, 19 September 2005
9:00 A Process-Based Model for an Interactive Ontology
Richard Campbell
10:30 Break
11:00 From Parmenides to Persons
Mark H. Bickhard
12:00 Lunch
2:00 From Parmenides to Persons
Mark H. Bickhard
3:00 Break
3:30 Partition Epistemology and Anti-Psychologism
Alex Levine
4:30 The Unity of Consciousness: an Enactivist Approach
Ralph Ellis & Natika Newton
Tuesday, 20 September 2005
9:00 Social and Ethical Beings
Robert Campbell & John Christopher
10:30 Break
11:00 Bob Cooper
12:00 Lunch
2:00 Infant Directed Speech and Memory Development in Infants: A Dynamic System in Early Language Development
Gerald McRoberts
3:00 Break
3:30 Interaction and Consequence: A Field Theory of Emotion, Motivation, Behavior, and Personality
Stevo Bozinovski & Liljana Bozinovska
4:30 An Introduction to the Guidance Theory of Representation
Michael L. Anderson & Gregg Rosenberg
Wednesday, 21 September 2005
9:00 Jerry Fodor and Interactivism
Susan Schneider & Mark Bickhard
10:00 Radical Embodiment and Representation
Anthony Chemero
10:45 Break
11:15 Interactivist Aestheticism
Gordon Bearn
12:00 Lunch
2:00 The distractions of radical activism: a critical assessment of the sensorimotor contingency model of visual perception
Wayne Christensen & Luca Tommasi
3:00 Perception of Other Persons' Actions: How the Concept of Affordance Could Inform Simulation Theory
V.C. M Ramenzoni &. A. Riley
3:45 Break
4:15 Is the Immune System an Interactive System?
Alexander I. Kovács & Haruki Ueno
Thursday, 22 September 2005
9:00 Frontiers of Interactivism
Mark Bickhard
10:00 A Robust Platform Supporting Interactivist Agent Architecture: Progress Report
Georgi Stojanov & Andrea Kulakov
10:45 Break
11:15 Taking Embodiment Seriously: Integrating Cognition, Emotion and Action
Tom Ziemke
12:00 Lunch
2:00 Interactivist visual motion perception
Jean-Christophe Buisson
2:45 From Interactionism to Interactivism in Modeling Representation
Sandra Bruno
3:30 Break
4:00 Studying Context Learning in Agents with e-POPSICLE
Goran Trajkovski
4:45 New Formalism for Describing Agents' Behavior and Learning within Interactivist Framework
Kamel Bouchefra & Georgi Stojanov
Friday, 23 September 2005
9:00 Open Day for Discussion
12:00 Lunch