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Advances in the Fields of Cognitive Informatics and Cognitive Computing

  • Yingxu Wang
  • Du Zhang
  • Witold Kinsner
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 323)

Abstract

This chapter explores the cutting-edge field of cognitive informatics (CI) and its applications in cognitive computing. CI is a transdisciplinary study of cognitive and information sciences, which investigates the internal information processing mechanisms and processes of the natural intelligence – human brains and minds – and their engineering applications in computational intelligence. The 7th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics (ICCI 2008) has been organized at Stanford University during August 14-16, 2008. The ICCI’08 program covers a wide spectrum of subjects that contribute to cognitive informatics and cognitive computing. This chapter highlights the latest advances in CI and cognitive computing presented in ICCI’08. The theoretical framework and applications of CI and cognitive computing are described. A set of selected papers from ICCI’08 is introduced.

Keywords

Cognitive informatics cognitive computing cognitive computers abstract intelligence denotational mathematics natural intelligence artificial intelligence computational intelligence brain science cognitive processes 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yingxu Wang
    • 1
  • Du Zhang
    • 2
  • Witold Kinsner
    • 3
  1. 1.International Institute of Cognitive Informatics and Cognitive Computing (IICICC), Theoretical and Empirical Software Engineering Research Centre (TESERC), Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Schulich Schools of EngineeringUniversity of CalgaryAlbertaCanada
  2. 2.Dept. of Computer ScienceCalifornia State UniversitySacramentoUSA
  3. 3.Dept. of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of ManitobaWinnipegCanada

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