Turing 100

All Day
on Monday, November 12, 2012
Photonics Center, 9th floor Colloquium Room, 8 St. Mary's Street, Room 906
Sponsored by the Center for Philosophy & History of Science Co-sponsored by Computer Science Dept/Hairi Institute for Computing 9:30am-12:15pm IV. Turing and AI Title TBA Marvin Minsky, Media Arts and Sciences, MIT "Why Neanderthals Couldn't Pass Turing's Test and When Computers Will" Patrick Henry Winston, Computer Science, MIT "What's Wrong with the Moral Turing Test?" Matthias Scheutz, Computer Science, Tufts University "Embodying Computation at Higher Types" S. Barry Cooper, Mathematics, University of Leeds 2:00pm-4:00pm V. The Church-Turing Thesis "Normal Forms for Puzzles: an Enigmatic Variant of Turing's Thesis" Wilfrid Sieg, Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University "Logical Egg or Computational Chicken?" Jaakko Hintikka, Philosophy, Boston University "Is There a Church-Turing Thesis for Social Algorithms?" Rohit Parikh, Computer Science, Mathematics, Philosophy, CUNY 4:15pm-6:30pm VI. Turing, Physics, and Probability "Algorithmic Randomness and Turing's Work on Normality" Rod Downey, Mathematics, Victoria University of Wellington "Spacetime Physics and Non-Turing Computers" Mark Hogarth, Philosophy, Cambridge University Title TBA Leonid Levin, Computer Science, Boston University