THE SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY OF UNCONVENTIONAL COMPUTING (SPUC09)
Cambridge (UK), March 23-25, 2009
SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS
We welcome submissions on topics normally classified under ‘natural computing’ or ‘unconventional computing’ or ‘hypercomputing’ including (but not restricted to) quantum computing, relativistic computing, biology-based computing, analogue computing, and also submissions on the philosophical implications of these new fields for topics including (but again not restricted to) philosophy of mind, philosophy of mathematics, the Church-Turing thesis.
Each presentation should last no more than 30 minutes; a further 10 minutes will be allowed for discussion.
Those wishing to make a presentation should submit by email a 250-word abstract of their paper to Mark Hogarth (email@example.com); enquiries to the same.
Registration fee (yet to be fixed) will be around £100.
Student bursaries are available.
Conference website: http://web.mac.com/mhogarth/Site/SPUC_Conference.html
Mark Hogarth (Cambridge, UK)
CONFIRMED INVITED SPEAKERS
Selmer Brinsjord (New York, USA))
Jeff Barrett (Irvine, USA)
Philip Welch (Bristol, UK)
Tim Button (Harvard, USA)
Cristian Calude (Auckland, New Zealand))
István Németi (Budapest, Hungry)
Benjamin Wells (San Francisco, USA)
Hajnal Andréka (Budapest, Hungry)
Apostolos Syropoulos (Xanthi, Greece)
Susan Stepney (York, UK)
Bruce MacLennan (Tennessee, USA)
Peter Kugel (Boston, USA)
Mark Sprevak (Cambridge, UK)
Selim Akl (Kingston, Canada)
José Félix Costa (Swansea, UK)
Mike Stannett (Sheffield, UK)
John Tucker (Swansea, UK)
Barry Cooper (Leeds, UK)
Sponsored by EPSRC through HyperNet (the Hypercomputation Research Network, EP/E064183/1)