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The Symposium on Emergence in Communication & Learning

Presented by The Center for the Study of Complex Systems and the Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter (ICAM) present:
Thursday, January 23, 2020
9:00 AM-4:30 PM
747 Weiser Hall Map
Microbes, mice, and mocking birds, economic markets and electronic machines all communicate but each does so in very different ways. This one-day symposium, sponsored by the University of Michigan's Center for the Study of Complex Systems in collaboration with the Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter, will bring together six leading researchers working across these scales to investigate the emergence of communication and how they facilitate learning and language. The aim is to explore what makes these systems different and, importantly, what they have in common. What marks are left in the brains, genes, communities, and cultures and structures of communicating organisms and systems?

SPEAKERS
Josh Bongard, The University of Vermont, Computer Science
Jonathan Brennan, University of Michigan, Linguistics & Psychology
Erica Cartmill, UCLA, Anthropology
Steve Diggle, Georgia Institute of Technology, Biological Sciences
Jacob Foster, UCLA, Sociology
Savithry Namboodiripad, University of Michigan, Linguistics

This symposium is free and open to the public. REGISTRATION is required.
Please Register at the link below. REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE JAN. 17
Building: Weiser Hall
Website:
Event Type: Conference / Symposium
Tags: Biology, Biophysics, Biosciences, Coevolution, Complex Systems Modelling, Computational Social Science, Computer Science, department of ecology and evolutionary biology, Natural Sciences, research, symposium, The College Of Literature, Science, And The Arts, Workshop
Source: Happening @ Michigan from The Center for the Study of Complex Systems, The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Department of Physics