Nokia Workshop on Machine Consciousness Proceedings

Nokia Workshop on Machine Consciousness 2008

August 21 – 22. 2008. Nokia Research Center, Itämerenkatu 11 – 13, Helsinki, Finland.
Conference Proceedings

 


Booklet Cover (pdf)


Table of Contents (pdf)


Big Visions. Preface by Pentti Haikonen (pdf).


Acknowledgements (pdf).


Invited Spearkers (pdf).


Workshop Program (pdf).

 

Abstracts and Full Papers

 Introductory Speech


Progress in Machine Consciousness: Back to Basics.

by Prof. Igor Aleksander.
Imperial College, London.

Session 1. Consciousness Models
Session chairman: Riccardo Manzotti


Robotanic: an externalist outlook of a robot architecture
.
Antonio Chella.
Università di Palermo.

Emotional cognitive steps towards consciousness
.
Will Browne.
Universiy of Reading.

Emotional cognitive steps towards consciousness.
Will Browne.
PRESENTATION


Systems, models and self-awareness: A SysML model of consciousness
.
Ricardo Sanz and Carlos Hernández.
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

 

Session 2. Systems and Architectures
Session chairman: Ricardo Sanz


Achieving Advanced Machine Consciousness through Integrative, Virtually Embodied Artificial General Intelligence
.
Ben Goertzel.
CEO, Novamente, LLC.

A logical model of consciousness on a neural network system with a simple abstract brain-like structure
.
Yasuo Kinouchi.
Tokyo University of Information Sciences.

The Engine of Thought – a Bio-Inspired Mechanism for Distributed Selection of Useful Information
.
Harri Valpola.
Helsinki University of Technology.

Might a LIDA Controled Robot be Phenomenally Conscious?
.
Uma Ramamurthy.
University of Memphis.

 

Session 3. Imagination and Phenomenology
Session chairman: Germund Hesslow

An anthropomimetic robot with imagination: one step closer to machine consciousness?
.
Hugo Gravato Marques, Rob Knight, Richard Newcombe and Owen Holland.
University of Essex.

A Systematic Approach to Synthetic Phenomenology
.
David Gamez.
University of Essex.

 

Session 4. Phenomenology and Qualia
Session chairman: Antonio Chella

Physical Foundations of Phenomenal Content in a Conscious Machine
.
Riccardo Manzotti.
IULM University Milan.

Can machines have qualia?

Germund Hesslow.
Lund University.

The Role of Qualia in Machine Consciousness; Nothing or Everything? (The Answer Is YES)
.
Pentti O A Haikonen.
Nokia Research Center. Helsinki.

The Role of Qualia in Machine Consciousness; Nothing or Everything? (The Answer Is YES).
Pentti O A Haikonen.
PRESENTATION

 

Session 5. Special Issues
Session chairman: Pentti Haikonen

Neuron Microchips
.
Markku Åberg and Arto Rantala.
VTT Finland.

ConsScale: A Plausible Test for Machine Consciousness?
.
Raúl Arrabales, Agapito Ledezma, and Araceli Sanchis.
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.


ConsScale
: A Plausible Test for Machine Consciouness?.
Raúl Arrabales.
PRESENTATION


A Cognitive Approach to Silent Speech Recognition
.
Emmanuel Lesser and Charles Jorgensen.
University College of Antwerp and NASA Ames Research Center.

An expectation-based robotic model of affective experience
.
Ron Chrisley.
University of Sussex.
 

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