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Wednesday 15th of June:
AMKLC'05: Symposium on Adaptive Models of Knowledge, Language and Cognition
KRBIO'05: Symposium on Knowledge Representation in Bioinformatics
Poster spotlight session
Get Together, posters and demos

Thursday 16th of June:
Opening of the conference
Keynote: Bertolo
Morning session on Methodology
Morning session on Towards Human Centric European Information Society
Keynote: Hyvärinen
Afternoon session on Methodology
Afternoon session on Towards Human Centric European Information Society
Special session on Music, Action, Cognition and Representation
Conference dinner

Friday 17th of June:
Keynote: Evans
Morning session on Language and Context
Morning session on Cognitive Models
Keynote: Vigliocco
Afternoon session on Language and Context
Afternoon session on Cognitive Models

Preconference Programme

Tuesday 14th of June:
FiCLA Workshop "Cognitivism meets Dynamism"
Tutorial by Prof. Heikki Hyötyniemi on Neocybernetics


AMKLC'05: Symposium on Adaptive Models of Knowledge, Language and Cognition (Hall: AS2)

09:45-10:00 Opening: Ann Russell
10:00-10:30 Alexander Riegler: Cognitive systems do not pick-up knowledge from the environment
10:30-11:00 Earl Woodruff: Manifold Relational Understanding
11:00-11:30 Dimitrios Stamovlasis: Nonlinearity, Thresholds and Bifurcations in Knowledge Acquisition and Problem Solving: Towards a Paradigm Shift in Educational Research
11:30-12:30 Lunch
12:30-13:00 Stefan Frank: Sentence comprehension as the construction of a situational representation: a connectionist model
13:00-13:30 Ulrike Hahn, Mike Oaksford and Adam Corner: Circular Arguments, Begging the Question and the Formalization of Argument Strength
13:30-14:00 Petri Toiviainen: Measuring and modelling dynamical phenomena of music perception
14:00-15:00 Panel discussion (chair: Ann Russell)

WEDNESDAY 15 JUNE 2005 (cont'd)

KRBIO'05: Symposium on Knowledge Representation in Bioinformatics (Hall: AS1)

09:45-10:00 Opening: Matej Oresic and Samuel Kaski
10:00-10:30 Matej Oresic: Network-Based Representation of Biological Data for Enabling Context-Based Mining (paper by Catherine Bounsaythip, Erno Lindfors, Peddinti V. Gopalacharyulu, Jaakko Hollmén and Matej Oresic)
10:30-11:00 James Malone, Ken McGarry and Chris Bowerman: Intelligent Hybrid Spatio-Temporal Data Mining for Knowledge Discovery on Proteomics Data
11:00-11:30 Janne Nikkilä, Christophe Roos and Samuel Kaski: Integration of Transcription Factor Binding and Gene Expression by Associative Clustering
11:30-12:00 Jarkko Venna and Samuel Kaski: Visualized atlas of a gene expression databank
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-13:30 Special invited talk:
Hannu Toivonen, Saara Hyvönen and Petteri Sevon: Combining Phenotypic and Genetotypic data to Discover Multiple Disease Genes
13:30-14:00 Andreas Doms, Tim Furche, Albert Burger and Michael Schroeder: How to Query the GeneOntology
14:00-15:00 Panel discussion (chair: Matej Oresic)

WEDNESDAY 15 JUNE 2005 (cont'd)

15:10 - 16:00 Poster spotlight session (Hall: AS2)
(3 min presentation and 1 min discussion)
Chair: Ricardo Vigário

John Flanagan: Context Awareness in a Mobile Device: Ontologies versus Unsupervised/Supervised Learning
Apostolos Georgakis and Haibo Li: An ensemble of SOM networks for document organization and retrieval
Eric Grégoire: About the limitations of logic-based approaches
to the formalisation of belief fusion
Oskar Kohonen, Sakari Katajamäki and Timo Honkela: In Search for Volta: Statistical Analysis of Word Patterns in Shakespeare's Sonnets
Alexey Pasechnik, Aleksandr Mylläri and Tapio Salakoski: Dynamical Visualization of the DNA Sequence and its Nucleotide Content
Matti Pöllä, Tiina Lindh-Knuutila and Timo Honkela: Self-refreshing SOM as a semantic memory model
Carlo Rondinoni: Neural Networks and Letter Recognition by Humans and Pigeons
Ann Russell and Timo Honkela: Analysis of Interprofessional Collaboration in an Online Learning Environment Using Self-Organizing Maps
Dimitrios Stamovlasis and Vassilis Tselfes: Semantic Representations and the Dynamics of Simple Cognitive Processes
Tommi Tervonen, Jose Figueira, Risto Lahdelma and Pekka Salminen: An Approach for Modelling Preferences of Multiple Decision Makers

16:30 - Posters, Demos and Social Programme
(Lobby of Information Technology Building)

Posters will be on display also on Thursday.


09:00-09:15 Opening (Hall: AS2)
Rector Matti Pursula, Professor Olli Simula, Professor Timo Honkela
09:15-10:15 Keynote: (Hall: AS2)
Dr. Stefano Bertolo (EU Commission)
10:15-10:30 Break
A.1) Methodology
(Hall: AS1)

Chair: Erkki Oja

10:30-11:00 Tatjana Petkovic and Risto Lahdelma:
Multi-source multi-attribute data fusion
11:00-11:30 Philippe Leray and Olivier Francois:
Bayesian Network Structural Learning and Incomplete Data
11:30-12:00 Apostolos Georgakis and Haibo Li:
A SOM variant for heavily skewed vectors
B.1) Towards Human Centric..
(Hall: AS2)

Chair: Timo Honkela
10:30-11:00 Timo Honkela:
Own language and culture, shared activities and success
11:00-11:45 Kirsti Lonka:
Future of Learning
11:45-12:00 Discussion
12:00-13:00 Lunch
A.2) Methodology
(Hall: AS1)

Chair: Krista Lagus

(Hall: AS2)
Keynote: Aapo Hyvärinen
(University of Helsinki):
Statistical models of images and early vision
with Patrik Hoyer, Jarmo Hurri and Michael Gutmann
14:00-14:30 Break
A.2) Methodology
(Hall: AS1)

Chair: Ville Könönen

(Hall: AS1)
Krista Lagus, Esa Alhoniemi, Jeremias Seppä, Antti Honkela and Paul Wagner: Independent Variable Group Analysis in learning compact representations for data
15:00-15:30 David Stracuzzi:
Scalable Knowledge Acquisition Through Memory Organization
15:30-16:00 Nicolas Ruh, Richard P. Cooper and Denis Mareschal:
A Reinforcement Model of Sequential Routine Action
16:00-16:30 Ville Könönen:
Hierarchical Multiagent Reinforcement Learning in Markov Games
B.2) Towards Human Centric..
(Hall: AS2)

Chair: Kurt Linderoos
(Room: T4)
Brainstorming session:
Human Centric EU
(chair: Kurt Linderoos)
14:00-14:30 Break
(Hall: AS2)
Kurt Linderoos (United Brains Ltd):
Visio Personal EU:sta
14:50-15:10 Kari Mikkelä (The Centre of Expertise for Digital Media, Content Production and Learning Services in Finland, Culminatum Ltd Oy):
Oppimista tukevien palveluiden ekosysteemi (Ecosystem of Learning Enabling Services)
15:10-15:30 Pekka Pere (Proha Oyj, Tietoalojen liitto):
Eurooppalaisen ohjelmistoliiketoiminnan haasteet ja mahdollisuudet
15:30-15:50 Mika Kolbe (Viloke Oy):
Kokoontuminen verkossa
15:50-16:10 Markku Markkula (TKK Dipoli, TIEKE):
Tietoyhteiskunnan uhat ja mahdollisuude
16:10-16:30 Katrina Harjuhahto-Madetoja (Valtioneuvoston kanslia):
Julkiset palvelut tietoyhteiskunnassa
16:30 Closing
(Room: TU1171)
Special session on Music, Action, Cognition and Representation
Ava Numminen, Kirsti Lonka, Ann Russell and Timo Honkela
18:00-19:00 Boat trip
19:00- Conference dinner on an island, restaurant Walhalla


09:00-09:15 Opening
(Hall: AS2)

Chair: Timo Honkela
Keynote: Jonathan Evans
(University of Plymouth):
The Role of Knowledge and Belief in Human Reasoning
10:15-10:30 Break
C.1) Language and Context (Hall: AS1) Chair: Mikko Kurimo
10:30-11:00 Tapio Pahikkala, Sampo Pyysalo, Jorma Boberg, Aleksandr Mylläri and Tapio Salakoski:
Improving the Performance of Bayesian and Support Vector Classifiers in Word Sense Disambiguation using Positional Information
11:00-11:30 Vangelis Karkaletsis, Georgios Paliouras and Constantine D. Spyropoulos:
A Bootstrapping Approach to Knowledge Acquisition from Multimedia Content with Ontology Evolution
11:30-12:00 Mathias Creutz and Krista Lagus:
Inducing the morphological lexicon of a Natural Language from Unannotated Text
D.1) Cognitive Models
(Hall: AS2)

(chair: Timo Honkela)
10:30-11:00 Lars Kai Hansen, Peter Ahrendt and Jan Larsen: Towards Cognitive Component Analysis
11:00-11:30 Andrew Coward and Tom Gedeon: Physiological Representation of Concepts in the Brain
11:30-12:00 Eleni Koutsomitopoulou:
A Neurobiological Model of Fact Resolution
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:00 Keynote: Gabriella Vigliocco
(University College London)
14:00-14:30 Break
14:30-16:30 Sessions
C.2) Language and Context
(Hall: AS1)

Chair: Krista Lagus

14:30-15:00 Ville H. Tuulos and Tomi Silander: Language Pragmatics, Contexts and a Search Engine
15:00-15:30 Teemu Hirsimäki, Mathias Creutz, Vesa Siivola and Mikko Kurimo:
Morphologically Motivated Language Models in Speech Recognition
15:30-16:00 Jorma Laaksonen, Ville Viitaniemi and Markus Koskela:
Emergence of semantic concepts in visual databases
16:00-16:30 Jaakko Väyrynen and Timo Honkela: Comparison of Independent Component Analysis and Singular Value Decomposition in Word Context Analysis
D.2) Cognitive Models
14:30-16:30 Panel discussion
16:30-17:00 Closing

Preconference Events on Tuesday, 14th of June

Tutorial on Neocybernetics, (Hall: T2)

13:15-16:00 Heikki Hyötyniemi (Helsinki University of Technology):
Tutorial on Neocybernetics: A new kind of natural philosophy

FiCLA Workshop on Cognitivism meets Dynamism (Hall: T1)

10:00-11:00 Heike Wiese (Yale University):
Semantics as a grammatical interface: Representional and Processing perspectives
11:00-12:00 Esa Itkonen (University of Turku):
Analogy as structure and process
12:00-13:00 Anu Koskela (University of Sussex):
Vertical polysemy, dynamic meaning and conventionality
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen (University of Helsinki):
Mental spaces and Peirce's logical diagrams
15:00-16:00 Marjatta Lehtinen (University of Joensuu):
The verb 'paljastaa' (to reveal): Construing subjectivity in Finnish transitive clauses
16:00-17:00 Pauli Brattico (University of Helsinki):
How is language acquired: Evidence from children's mastery of negative utterances in Finnish
17:00-18:00 General discussion / suomenkielinen keskustelu

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