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

2-6 July 2012



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(Call for Proposals for Symposia)

Turing Arts Symposium

Location: CPD2

Session L, Friday, 6 July, 14:00-16:30

14:00-14:05 Chair to introduce the Turing Arts symposium and keynote speaker
14:05-14:20 Keynote: Clare Beavan
14:20-14:35 questions
14:35-14:55 Grainne Kirwan and Brendan Rooney
The judgement of emotion and intellectual ability in character dialogue of Blade Runner and Star Trek: The Next Generation
14:55-15:05 questions
15:05-15:25 Cate Dowd
Turing's creativity and Science Fiction films: Abstractions and hidden layers
15:25-15:30 questions
15:30-15:50 Klem James
Turing's Thinking Machines: Resonances with Surrealism & the Avant-Garde of the early 20th Century
15:50-15:55 questions
15:55-16:05 Jeremy Stubbs
Turing and the early twentieth-century avant-garde: A Surrealist perspective
16:05-16:10 questions
16:10-16:12 Chair to introduce guest speaker Scott Wilson
16:12-16:30 INVITED TALK: Scott Wilson
Mimicry and Random Elements of the Laptop Ensemble: Reflections on programming live musical improvisations

16:30-17:00 - Coffee/Tea break - discussions

Session M, Friday, 6 July, 17:00-18:30

17:00-17:15 Colin Johnson
The Truring Test
17:15-17:25 questions
17:25-17:40 Ernest Edmonds
Beyond Computable Numbers Revisited
17:40-17:45 questions
17:45-18:00 Jenny Game Lopata
Turing and the Innovative use of Reverb in the film score of Blade Runner
18:00-18:15 Chair - Conclusion rap