First European
Workshop on
Cognitive Modeling

in conjunction with EuroSoar-10

14. - 16.11.96, Berlin

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Preliminary Program

Invited Speakers

Bonnie John (CMU, PA, USA), Friedhart Klix (Berlin, Germany), Gerhard Strube (University Freiburg, Germany), Werner Tack (University Saarbrücken, Germany)




Frank E. Ritter and Gordon D. Baxter (Nottingham, UK): Able, III: Learning in a More Visibly Principled Way
Niels Taatgen (Groningen, The Netherlands): Learning and Revising Task-Specific Rules in ACT-R
Ute Schmid and Fritz Wysotzki (Berlin, Germany): Skill Acquisition Can Be Regarded as Program Synthesis
Linda Briesemeister, Tobias Scheffer and Fritz Wysotzki (Berlin, Germany): A Concept Formation Based Algorithmic Model for Skill Acquisition
Gareth E. Miles and Stephen J. Payne (Cardiff, UK): Learning from Examples: Reminding or Heuristic Switching?
Fernand Gobet (Nottingham, UK): EPAM-like Simulations of the Recall of Random Chess Positions
Vittorio Maniezzo and Anna Navarra (Bologna, Italy): A Psychogenetic Model for Learning Sensorimotor Sequences
Wolfgang Stolzmann (Osnabrück, Germany): Learning Classifier Systems Using the Cognitive Mechanism of Anticipatory Behavioral Control


Richard Cooper and John Fox (London, UK): COGENT: A Package to Assist Cognitive Modelling
Jans Aasman (Leidschendam, The Netherlands): SOARing back to LISP
Mark Müller and Ute Schmid (Berlin, Germany): IPAL - A System that Integrates Problem Solving, Skill Acquisition and Learning by Analogy
Klaus Eyferth, Sandro Leuchter und Yorck Hauss (Berlin, Germany): Modelling Cognitive Skills of Air Traffic Enroute Controllers




Christoph Schlieder (Freiburg, Germany): A Computational Account of Preferences in Mental Model Construction
Bettina Berendt (Hamburg, Germany): The Utility of Mental Images: How to Construct Stable Mental Models in an Unstable Image Medium
Peter Hawighorst (Osnabrück, Germany): Rough-Sets-Theory-Algorithms as Mental Tools to Construct Causal Dependencies in Unknown Complex Systems
Frank Van Overwalle and Dirk Van Rooy (Brussel, Belgium; Cancelled talk): A Connectionist Approach to Causal Attribution
Antonella Carassa, Alessandra Valpiani, Giuliano Geminiani and Stefania Bandini (Turin, Italy; Cancelled talk): Mental Models of Physical Causality
Michael May (Hamburg, Germany): Experimentation and the Formation of Causal Theories
Laurence Alpay, Eileen Scanlon, Rose Dieng and Alain Giboin (Milton Keynes, UK): Modelling Reasoning Processes in Diagnostic Problem Solving: A Study across Three Domains
Josef F. Krems (Chemnitz, Germany) and Todd Johnson (Columbus, OH, USA): Integration of Anomalous Data in Current Explanations: A Model-Based Theory of Abductive Reasoning

Discovery, Insight, Creativity

Gerd Graßhoff (Hamburg, Germany): Cognitive Modelling of Scientific Discovery Processes
Marcus Winteroll (Hamburg, Germany): Symmetry - Modelling Albert Einstein's Method
Günther Knoblich (Hamburg, Germany) and Stellan Ohlsson (Chicago, IL, USA): Can ACT-R Have Insights?
Luìs Macedo, Francisco C. Pereira, Carlos Grilo and Amìlcar Cardoso (Coimbra, Portugal): Towards a Computational Case-Based Model for Creative Planning
Penousal Machado and Amìlcar Cardoso (Coimbra, Portugal): Generation and Evaluation of Artworks
Detlev Zimmermann (Saarbrücken, Germany): A Proposal for a Cognitive Model of Automatic Intention-Based Music Composition



Cognitive Architectures

Tim Read (Granada, Spain): Evaluating the Design Based Approach
Todd Johnson (Columbus, OH, USA): A Comparison of ACT-R and Soar

Natural Language Processing

Marie-Anne Schelstraete (Louvain, Belgium; Cancelled talk): Use of 3CAPS Architecture to Simulate Inhibition Processes in Grammatical Assignment
Mohsen Rais-Ghasem and Jean-Pierre Corriveau (Ottawa, Ont., Canada; Cancelled talk): Beyond Concept Recognition
John A. Bullinaria (London, UK): Connectionist Models of Reading: Incorporating Semantics
Enrico Blanzieri, Monica Bucciarelli and Pierpaolo Peretti (Torino, Italy): Sentences and Mental States in Attributing Intentions: Modeling Their Cognitive Balance
Christian Ebert, Daniel Glatz, Martin Jansche, Ralf Meyer-Klabunde, and Robert Porzel (Heidelberg, Germany): From Conceptualization to Formulation in Generating Spatial Descriptions


Tutorials on Wednesday, 13.11.

Dieter Wallach and Werner H. Tack (Saarbrücken, Germany): ACT-R
Frank E. Ritter (Nottingham, UK) and Richard M. Young (Cambridge, UK): Soar7


EuroSoar-10: Friday and Saturday

Organization: Ute Schmid, Fritz Wysotzki (TU Berlin), Josef Krems (TU Chemnitz)




Support for Euro-Soar: Frank E. Ritter (Nottingham, UK), Richard M. Young (Cambridge, UK)