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Santa Fe, New Mexico / June 30th - July 2nd 
 
 

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This workshop is designed to provide the opportunity for individuals with diverse perspectives to engage in rich discussions about a topic of common interest.

Workshop Agenda:

Monday June 30th

 
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8:00-8:10

Open the Workshop
Chris Forsythe & Tim Goldsmith

8:10-9:30

Welcome Address
Al Romig, Sandia National Laboratories

8:30-9:30

Keynote Address
Cogito Ergo Sum: Building The Symbiotic Cognitive World Of Carbon And Silicon
LCDR Dylan Schmorrow, DARPA

9:30-10:00

Breakout Session Introductions

  • Analogues for Cognitive System Interaction Gabe Radvansky, Notre Dame University
  • Integration with Physiological Input Sources Don Tucker, Electrical Geodesic
  • Automated Knowledge Capture Ann Speed, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Psychological Grounding for Computational Systems Roger Schvaneveldt, Arizona State Univ.
  • Meta-Cognition or What a Cognitive System May/Should Know About Itself Michael Bernard & Nina Berry, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Products & Applications John Wagner, Sandia National Laboratories
     

10:00-10:15

Break

 

10:15-10:45

Situation Models in Comprehension, Memory and Augmented Cognition
Gabe Radvansky, Notre Dame University

10:45-11:15

Cognitive Information Processing: Taking a Cue From the Brain
Lokendra Shastri, UC Berkeley

11:15-11:45

Designing Attentive Notification Systems: Five HCI Challenges
Scott McCrickard, Virginia Tech

11:45-12:15

Engaging Innate Human Cognitive Capabilities to Coordinate Human Interruption: The HAIL System
Dan McFarlane, Lockheed Martin

12:15-13:30

Lunch

 

13:30-14:00

The Technological Relevance of Natural Language Pragmatics and Speech Act Theory
Michael Covington, University of Georgia

14:00-14:30

Robots and Language
Deb Roy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

14:30-15:00

Emulating Human Essay Scoring With Machine Learning Methods
Darrell Laham, Knowledge Analysis Technologies

15:00-15:15

Break

 

15:15-15:45

The Arousal Meter
Adam Hoover, Clemson University

15:45-16:15

Cognitive Models to Cognitive Systems
Chris Forsythe, Sandia National Laboratories

16:15-19:00

Breakout Dinner Session
(participants should plan to have dinner together and participants in the demo session should allow time to set up their demonstrations)

 

19:00-21:00

Demonstration Session

  • Story And Discourse: Using Planning And Natural Language Models to Create Engaging and Interactive Stories In Computer Games, Michael Young, North Carolina State University
  • Cognitive Collective For Insider Threat Detection, Michael Bernard, Sandia National Labs
  • AWACS Real-Time Cognitive Model With Discrepancy Detection, Patrick Xavier, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Vxinsight Analysis for Cognitive Systems Domain, Kevin Boyack, Sandia National Labs
  • Rapid Cognitive Simulations: Enabling Technologies, Douglas Whatley, Breakaway Games
  • Decision-Aiding Algorithm for Interpreting Physiological Data in Hazardous Situations, Adele Doser, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Emulating Human Essay Scoring With Machine Learning Methods, Darrell Laham, Knowledge Analysis Technologies
  • Exploring the Application of Cognitive Principles and Virtual Reality to Reduce the Incidence of Aircraft Maintenance Errors, Alex Chaparro, National Institute for Aviation Research

 

Tuesday July 1st

 

8:00-8:15

Opening Remarks
Chris Forsythe & Tim Goldsmith

8:15-9:15

Invited Address

Autotutor:  An Intelligent Tutoring System With Mixed Initiative Dialog
Art Graesser, University of Memphis

9:15-9:45

Story and Discourse: Using Planning and Natural Language Models to Create Engaging and Interactive Stories in Computer Games
Michael Young, North Carolina State University

9:45-10:15

Reasoning and Planning with Preferences Using Prioritized Default Theory
Enrico Pontelli, New Mexico State University

10:15-10:30

Break

 

10:30-11:00

Real-Time Monitoring of Cognitive State Using Dense-Array EEG
Don Tucker, Electrical Geodesic

11:00-11:30

Imaging the Brain with Light: New Techniques for Monitoring Cognition
Amy Kruse, DARPA

11:30-13:30

Breakout Lunch Session
(participants should plan to have lunch together)

 

13:30-14:00

Untangling Computational Intuitions about Naturalistic Decision Making
Walt Warwick, Micro Analysis and Design

14:00-14:30

Modeling Aesthetic Veracity in Humanoid Robots as a Tool for Understanding Social Cognition.
David Hanson, University of Texas at Dallas

14:30-15:00

Machine Learning Methods for Parameter Acquisition in a Human Cognitive Model
Terran Lane, University of New Mexico

15:00-15:30

Distributed, Competition-Based Feature Extraction: Application to Personal Information Retrieval
Travis Bauer, Sandia National Laboratories

15:30-15:45

Break

 

15:45-16:15

Planning with Sensing Actions and Incomplete Information Using Logic Programming
Son Cao Tran, New Mexico State University

16:15-16:45

Exploring the Application of Cognitive Principles and Virtual Reality to Reduce the Incidence of Aircraft Maintenance Errors
Alex Chaparro, National Institute for Aviation Research
 

16:45-TBD

Breakout Dinner Session
(participants should plan to have dinner together)

 

Wednesday July 2nd

 

8:00-8:15

Opening Remarks

8:15-9:15

Invited Address

Finding Meaning in Psychology
Roger Schvaneveldt, Arizona State University

9:15-9:45

Retinal Oscillations that Encode Large Contiguous Features: Implications for how the Nervous System Processes Visual Information
Garrett Kenyon, Los Alamos National Laboratory

9:45-10:15

Contextual Workload Assessment and Multi-Modal Communication: DaimlerChrysler in Augmented Cognition
Wilhelm Kincses, DaimlerChrysler

10:15-10:30

Break

 

10:30-11:00

Taking Al From the Laboratory to Wal Mart: What Game Players Think They See
Douglas Whatley, Breakaway Games

11:00-12:30

Report from Breakout Sessions

Additional Information:

For questions and comments, please Michael Bernard
 

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Cognitive Systems: Human Cognitive Models in System Design Workshop
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