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Friday, February 15, 2008

6th International Conference of Cognitive Science: Jul 27-29, 2008, Seoul

6th International Conference of Cognitive Science


July 27-29, 2008

Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Official site URL :

ICCS 2008 Programs in detail;


We are pleased to announce that the 6th International Conference of Cogntive Science (ICCS 2008) will be held back in Korea from July 27th through 29th, 2008, eleven years after its first meeting in Korea. Following the previous conferences held in Korea (1997), Japan (1999), China (2001), Australia (2003) and Canada (2006), ICCS2008 aims at being a forum for international researchers to present their works in the area of, or related to, cognitive science.
We solicit interested researchers to submit works pursuing a scientific understanding of the mind through all available methodologies, notably those of aesthetics, anthropology, artificial intelligence, computer science, education, linguistics, learning sciences, logic, neuroscience, philosophy, and psychology, or any other disciplines in-so-far as it is deemed of interest to those who pursue the studly of the structure of the mind, through any other newly developing methodologies that are most appropriate to promote cognitive science. Any suggestions or plans for workshops or special meetings that will form part of ICCS2008 should be addressed to the chairman of the program committee as soon as possible.

[Plenary speakers: tentative]

David Chalmers (ANU): Extending the Mind into the World A Japanese cognitive neuroscientist in contact Gary Libben (Toronto U) On the issue of Mental Lexicon (in contact) and a few more in search


Workshop proposals: March 15, 2008
- with the organizer's name, title and tentative number of presenters and at least a few representative prosepective presenters). One workshop on quantification has been proposed by a group of Japanese linguists including Kei Yoshimoto (Tohoku) together with scholars from other countries and another one is just under construction by an American team including Daeyeol Lee (Yale).

Paper and poster abstracts: March 15, 2008
-(2-page, 12-point, Word and PDF default margins, including crucial data and selected references, anonymously) with separate Author Info page, specifying: 1. Title, 2. Authors, 3. Affiliation (faculty, postdoc, or student), and 4. e-mail address + phone number, 5. oral paper only or poster possible or poster only.

Acceptance will be notified by April 1, 2008;

Full paper in camera-ready form, 2-column, 4 pages, 12-point, Word and PDF default margins, by May 20, 2008.

All submissions to
but before construction to (particularly workshop proposals; if urgent, to

[Related Sister Events]

Two closely related huge international conferences will be held immediately before and after ICCS 2008, all in Seoul: The 18th International Congress of Linguists (CIL 18, July 21-26, 2008, Korea U) and the 22nd World Congress of Philosophy (WCP, July 30-Aug. 5, 2008, Seoul Nat'l U). Cross-participation in the rare academic olympics is highly recommended for intellectuals of high caliber.

[Organizing Committee]

Chair: Chan-Sup Chung (Yonsei Univ., Korea)

Min-Shik Kim (Yonsei Univ., Korea), Yllbyung Lee (Yonsei Univ. Korea), Jinwoo Kim (Yonsei Univ., Korea), Sang Chul Chong (Yonsei Univ., Korea), Do-Joon Yi (Yonsei Univ., Korea), Hyung-Chul Li (Kwangwoon Univ., Korea), Sung-Whan Lee (Korea Univ., Korea)

[Program Committee]

Chair: Chungmin Lee (Seoul Nat'l Univ.)

co-chair: Hee-Rahk Chae (Korea) Dedre Gentner (US), Naomi Miyake (Japan), Paul Thagard (Canada). Li Chen (China), Koiti Hasida (Japan), Charles Ling (Canada), Peter Slazak (Australia), Li-Hai Tan (Hong Kong), Bruno G, Bara (Italy), Frank Pollick (UK), Daeyeol Lee (US), Marvin Chun (US). Chu-Ren Huang (Taiwan).
Sook Whan Cho, Soo-Young Lee, Jongsup Jun, Hyo Pil Shin, Kyung-Soo Do, Woo Hyun Jung, Choongkil Lee, Kichun Nam, Kwangoh Yi, Jin-Hoon Sohn, Sung-Bae Cho, Beom-mo Kang, Byung-Tak Zhang, Byong Rae Ryu, Heedon Ahn, ChangHo Park, Kihyeon Kim. Hyun-joo Song.

[Local Advisory Committee]

Key-Sun Choi, Jin-Hyung Kim, Kyung-Jin Kim, Young-Jung Kim, Jun-Soo Kwon, Ik-Hwan Lee, Chaisong Hong, Jung-Mo Lee, Ill-Hwan Rim, Yoo-Hun Suh, Myunghyun Lee.


Hosted by the Korean Society for Cognitive Science (KSCS)Supported by Center for Cognitive Science of Yonsei University, BK Projects of Yonsei University (Psychology and Cognitive Science, Computer Science), Center for Cognitive Science of Seoul National University, Korean Psychological Association, applying for KRF and KOSEF grants.

If you want to have a brief look at the history of Korean Cognitive Science,
you can find a paper at the following URL (The text is in Korean):

If you are curious about what Korean cognitive scientists think of the future of Cognitive Science in general, please have a look at the file at the following URL (The text is in Korean.):



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