Oct 19, 2023Oct 20, 2023
PNI, Washington Road, Princeton, NJ


Event Description

The Symposium will bring together researchers at Princeton and the broader New York area, who work on problems cutting across the boundaries of biological and artificial intelligent systems.




Thursday, October 19, 2023 4PM-8PM\

4:00pm Jonathan Pillow Welcome
4:10pm Keynote Dani Bassett  Ways of Knowing
5:15pm Poster Session & Reception 


Friday, October 20, 2023 9AM-5:30PM

9:00am Breakfast 
10:00am Keynote Josh Tenenbaum How to build a mind from a brain: From guessing and betting to thinking and talking
11:00am Uri Hasson Deep language models as a cognitive model for natural language processing in the human brain
11:30am Coffee Break
12:00pm H. Sebastian Seung The fly visual system: nature's convolutional network
12:30pm Mengdi Wang Thompson Sampling-Guided Directed Evolution for Sequence Optimization 
1:00pm Lunch
2:00pm Karthik Narasimhan Towards General-purpose Language Agents: Machines that can Read, Think and Act
2:30pm Yael Niv Latent cause inference and mental health  
3:00pm Tatiana Engel Latent circuits in recurrent neural network models of cognitive tasks
3:30pm Coffee Break
4:00pm Jon Cohen Toward a Brain-Inspired Model of the Flexibility and Efficiency of Human Cognition
4:30pm Tom Griffiths Understanding human and machine intelligence via the problems they solve
5:00pm Panel Discussion

Organizers: Tatiana Engel and Jonathan Pillow

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