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CybCon '89

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CYBERNETICS.
Held at Birkbeck College, University of London, on 23 September 1989.

9.55 Opening remarks: Dr B. Warburton.

10:00-10.45 INAUGURAL ADDRESS:
"Systems, Cybernetics and the Evolution of Society: Preparing for the 1990s and beyond." Mrs Bernice Cohen,
Codek Publications.

MORNING SESSION
Chairman: Dr B. Warburton.

11.00-11.45 "Machine Intelligence - Is Computation Relevant?"
Dr J.P. Brown,
Advanced Technologies Ltd.

11:50-12.25 "Intervention."
Dr J. Wilk,
James Wilk Associates.

AFTERNOON SESSION
Chairman: Mr C. H. Moore.

2:30-3.15 "Recent Advances in Machine Intelligence."
Dr P.J. Marcer,
Keynsham.

3:20-4.05 "A Model of Memory."
Dr A. Vella,
Cranfield.

4:30-5.20 "Progress with the Memory Channel Machine MkII."
Dr A.V. Reader,
University of Manchester.

5:30-6.20 "Cybernetics and Free Will."
Dr B. Warburton,
University of London.

6:30-7.20 "Plato's Cave Revisited."
(i) Plato's Cave and other Allegories.
(ii) Perception- Decision and Epistemo-Praxiology.
(iii) Projective Theories or the Physicist's Cave.
Professor R. Vallée,
University of Paris, France.

7:30 Closing remarks and vote of thanks: Dr G. Woyka.


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