Machine Consciousness 2011: Self, Integration and Explanation

MC2011
Machine Consciousness 2011: Self, Integration and Explanation
Call for Papers

Abstract submission deadline: December 31st, 2010.

Extended Abstract submission deadline: **January 9th, 2011**

Submissions are invited for presentation at MC2011, a two-day symposium to be held in conjunction with Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour 2011 (AISB 2011), April 4-7 2011, University of York, UK.

Machine Consciousness (MC) concerns itself with the creation of artefacts which have, or model, mental characteristics typically associated with consciousness such as (self-) awareness, emotion, affect, phenomenal states, imagination, etc.

Specific Foci:
We encourage submissions falling under one of more of these topics:
• MC and Self modelling
• MC and Information integration
• The explanatory power of MC models
• MC and Neuroscience
• MC and Functional versus phenomenal consciousness
• MC Ethics

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