University of Birmingham AISB/IACAP World Congress 2012 - Alan Turing 2012

2-6 July 2012



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(Call for Proposals for Symposia)

Understanding and Modelling Collective Phenomena (UMoCoP)

Location: CPD2

Session H Thursday, 5 July, 10:00-12:30

10:00-10:15 Introduction
10:15-11:30 Keynote talk: Peter Simons
The Ontology of Collectives
11:30-12:00 Janna Hastings, Colin Batchelor, Stefan Schulz and Ludger Jansen
Collective Bio-molecular Processes: The hidden ontology of systems biology
12:00-12:30 Max Dupenois and Antony Galton
Maintenance of Dot Pattern Footprints via Efficient Identification of Change

12:30-14:00: Lunch

Session I Thursday, 5 July, 14:00-16:30

14:00-14:30 Gilles Kassel, Mohamed Turki, Inès Saad and Faiez Gargouri
From Collective Actions to Actions of Organizations: An ontological analysis
14:30-15:00 Michał Paradowski and Łukasz Jonak
Understanding the Social Cascading of Geekspeak and the Upshots for Social Cognitive Systems
15:00-15:30 Brandon Bennett and Matthew Trafankowski
A Comparative Investigation of Herding Algorithms
15:30-16:30 Break-out groups

16:30-17:00: Coffee/Tea

Session J Thursday, 5 July, 17:00-18:30

17:00-17:30 Plenary feedback from break-out groups
17:30-18:00 Extra presentation: Prof Richard Everson
18:00-18:30 Plenary discussion: the future of collective analysis

18:30 - Symposium ends