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The Second Biennial Conference on Cognitive Science
June 9-13, 2006, St. Petersburg
Third Call for Papers
The Russian Association for Cognitive Studies and the Cognitive Science
Society invite submissions for The Second Biennial Conference on Cognitive
Science organized by the St. Petersburg State University and the Government
of St. Petersburg to be held on 9-13 June, 2006.
The organizers thank those who already sent their applications and announce
that the deadline is extended till November 15.
Our goal is to continue the multidisciplinary dialog started in Kazan
in 2004 during the 1st Russian Conference on Cognitive Science. Topics
of interest include cognition and its evolution, intellect, thinking,
perception, consciousness, knowledge representation and acquisition, language
as a means of cognition and communication, brain mechanisms of cognition,
emotion and higher forms of behavior. Psychologists, linguists, neuroscientists,
specialists in artificial intelligence and neuroinformatics, computer
scientists, philosophers, anthropologists, as well as other researchers
interested in interdisciplinary research on cognition, are invited to
submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations.
The working languages of the conference will be Russian and English.
The conference program will include overview lectures by leading experts
in cognitive science, round tables, oral papers, posters, and a special
session for students and junior researchers. The invited speakers are
Natalya Behtereva, Norbert Bischof, Doris Bischof-Koehler, Fergus Craik,
Sergey Inge-Vechtomov, Riitta Hari, Ray Jackendoff, Kenneth Hugdahl, Thomas
Goschke, Ronald W. Langacker, Michael Long, Inger Moen, Yury Natochin,
Nancy Nersessian, Michel Paradis, Giacomo Rizzolatti, Mikko Sams, Dan
Slobin, Leonard Talmy, Vladimir Zinchenko and others.
In addition to scheduled sessions, six special workshops are planned
during the Conference: "Segmentation of Action", "Eye Movements,
Cognition, and Communication", "Emotions, Bilingualism, and
Cognition", "Cognitive Àspects of Ontology Dåsign and Development",
"Concepts, Knowledge, Reasoning, Problem Solving", "Experimental
Research of Perceptual and Mnemonic Acts" (Symposium in memory of
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The Program Committee will inform the authors of its decision on the
acceptance per e-mail by February 15, 2006.
Abstracts of the papers accepted for publication will be published by
the beginning of the conference. Authors of top-rated conference papers
will be invited to prepare expanded versions of their papers for publication
in a special volume.
Additional information on the conference is available at the web
site of the Association for Cognitive Studies or by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.