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CybCon '87

ANNUAL CONFERENCE: "Recent Advances in Cybernetics".
Held at Birkbeck College, University of London, on 19 Septemeber 1987.

11.00-12.45 PLENARY MORNING SESSION
Chairman: Dr H. Fatmi, King's College, London.
11.00-11.05 Chairman's Introduction.

11.05-12.00 INAUGURAL ADDRESS
"A Ternary Domanial Structure as a Basis for Cybernetics and its Place in Knowledge." Dr D.J. Stewart,
BruneI University and Human Factors Research Ltd           Abstract

12.00-12.30 "Research Problems in Criminal Investigation."
Dr J. Hulbert,
Devonshire & Cornwall Constabulary, Chief Constable's Office, Exeter.

12.30-12.45 GENERAL DISCUSSION

2.15-3.30 PLENARY AFTERNOON SESSION
Chairman: Dr B. Warburton, The School of Pharmacy, University of London.
2.15-2.20 Chairman's Introduction.

2.20-2.50 "The Memory Channel Machine, Learning & Computers."
Dr A.V. Reader,
Department of Psychology, University of Manchester.

2.50-3.20 "Recent Advances in Robotics."
Mr P.W. Hallam,
Farnuc Robotics Ltd, Colchester, Essex.

4.00 PARALLEL SESSIONS

(a) CYBERNETIC MACHINE GROUP CONFERENCE Chairman: Dr P. Marcer.
"Is non-Turing Reproducible Order what we Understand by Physical Order, i.e. order which is a consequence of material phase changes?"

(b) RECENT ADVANCES IN CYBERNETICS (continued).
Chairman: Dr J.H. Clark, Department of Psychology, University of Manchester.

4.00-4.10 "A Propositional Approach to Cybernetics."
Dr H. Fatmi,
Kings College, London.

4.10-4.20 "Applications of the Kolmogorov Machine."
Mr A. Oliver and Dr H. Fatmi,
Kings College, London

4.20-4.30 "Applications of Cybernetics to Financia1 Systems."
Mr E.C.H. Khoo,
King's College, London

4.30-4.40 "Applications of Cybernetics to Manufacturing Systems."
Mr M.R. Fardoom,
King's College, London.

4.50-5.00 "Novel Algorithms for the Perception of Order."
Dr Mak,
King's College, London.

5.00-6.00 GENERAL DISCUSSIONS

6.30-7.00 Closing Remarks.
Dr B. Warburton,
The School of Pharmacy, University of London.


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