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To commemorate the centenary birth anniversary of the father of the modern digital computer, De La Salle University Department of Philosophy will be hosting an international conference from March 27 to 28.
The conference, dubbed “Turing 2012: International Conference on Philosophy, Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science,” is part of the global effort to celebrate the life and scientific influence of English mathematician, logician, and computer scientist Alan Turing.
DLSU Turing 2012 conference will showcase researches on areas directly influenced by Turing such as computer science, philosophy, artificial intelligence, psychology, mathematics, cryptography, biology, and theories of computing. In addition, it will also feature topics which could also be associated to Turing like developments in cyberspace, gender studies, and international relations.
Among the confirmed speakers for the conference include Dr. David Chalmers, Australian National University; Dr. Catherine Pelachaud, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique; Dr. Arnulfo Azcarraga, De La Salle University-Manila; Dr. Ben Blumson, National University of Singapore; Dr. Robin Zebrowski, Beloit College; Dr. Napoleon Mabaquiao, Jr., De La Salle University; Prof. Mette Kristine Hansen, University of Bergen; and Dr. Kelly Trogdon, Lingnan University; to name a few.
At present, Turing 2012 is the only university-sponsored conference in Southeast Asia that is recognized by the Turing Centenary Advisory Committee (TCAC). TCAC is in-charge of coordinating the different Turing-related events worldwide in celebration of the Alan Turing Year.
Venue: Natividad Fajardo-Rosario Gonzales Auditorium, Br. Andrew Gonzalez Hall.
For queries and other concerns, please contact DLSUâ€™s Department of Philosophy at (63 2) 524-4611 loc. 546 or email email@example.com.