Schedule

Timing

Our workshop on Wednesday follows the schedule of CCS’17.

Schedule

Morning talks

Session 1: 9:00 – 10:30  (4 x 20 minutes talks)

  • 9:00 – 9:20 Ryan James:  A New Measure of Redundancy
  • 9:20 – 9:40 Conor Finn:  Local Information Decomposition Using the Specificity and Ambiguity Lattices
  • 9:40 – 10:00 Martin Hilbert:  Behavioral Experiments with Social Algorithms: quantifying information flows among humans and socially embedded artificial intelligence
  • 10:00 -10:20 Gabriel Ramos-Fernandez et al.:  Using information theory to measure social flexibility and its consequences for social cognition

Session 2: 11:00 – 13:00  (3 x 20 minutes talks + 1 tutorial)

  • 11:00 – 11:20 Alec Boyd et al.:  Leveraging Environmental Correlations: The Thermodynamics of Requisite Variety
  • 11:20 – 11:40 Mikhail I. Rabinovich and Pablo Varona:  Nonlinear Dynamics of Consciousness
  • 11:40 – 12:40 Miles Gu:  Tutorial on Quantum Information Theory
  • 12:40 – 13:00 Karoline Wiesner:  TBA

Afternoon disccussion  14:30 – 16:00

This session is intended to openly discuss the different viewpoints of information theory and how they should contribute to a complex systems theory in a significant way.

  • 14:30 – 15:15 Opening statements:
    • David Wolpert (TBA),
    • Carlos Gershenson (TBA),
    • Mile Gu (TBA).
  • 15:15 – 16:00 Open discussion