Wednesday, August 12th

Please note that all times are Pacific Time (GMT-7). You can watch the recorded talks for this day.

7:00 am - 8:00 am, Student Mentoring Session

Led by Adam Amos-Binks, Chief Scientist at Applied Research Associates. Expert in goal reasoning, planning, and anticipatory thinking. Happening in Zoom Room 1.

8:30 am - 9:30 am, Invited Talk

Chaired by John Laird

Semantic Robot Programming… and Maybe Making the World a Better Place. Odest Chadwicke Jenkins. [#invited-talk-jenkins]

9:30 am - 10:30 am, Poster Session 5

  1. Integrating Declarative Long-Term Memory Retrievals into Reinforcement Learning. Justin Li. [#poster-li]
  2. Implementing a Task-Oriented Time-Situated Agent. Darsana Josyula, Anthony Herron and Kenneth M’Bale. [#poster-josyula]
  3. Towards Goal Inference for Human-Robot Collaboration. Shree Gotteti, Matthew Molineaux and Michael Cox. [#poster-gotteti]
  4. Complexity of Agents in Non-stationary Environments: A Partial Computational Model. Vadim Bulitko and Valeriy K. Bulitko. [#poster-bulitko]
  5. Interactions with Chad Jenkins. [#invited-talk-jenkins]

10:30 am - 12:30 pm, Technical Talks on Cognition for Complex Tasks

Chaired by Ashok Goel
  1. A Cognitive Task Analysis of Rapid Procedure Acquisition from Written Instruction. Pat Langley, Howard Shrobe, and Boris Katz. [#talk-langley]
  2. Characterizing an Analogical Concept Memory for Architectures Implementing the Common Model of Cognition. Shiwali Mohan, Matthew Klenk, Matthew Shreve, Kent Evans, Aaron Ang, and John Maxwell. [#talk-mohan]
  3. Not Quite Any Way You Slice It: How Different Analogical Constructions Affect Raven’s Matrices Performance. Yuan Yang, Keith McGreggor, and Maithilee Kunda. Winner of the inaugral Patrick Henry Winston Award for the Best Student Paper on Cognitive Systems. [#talk-yang]
  4. Optimizing Human Performance using Individualized Computational Models of Learning. Christopher Maclellan, Kimberly Stowers, and Lisa Brady. [#talk-maclellan]

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm, Break and Continued Interactions with Speakers

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm, Academia Panel

Chaired by Nate Derbinsky

How to prepare the next generation of cognitive systems researchers? [#panel-academia]

Invited participants: Maithilee Kunda, Tom Williams, Justin Li, Jamie Macbeth.

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm, Poster Session 6

  1. Enabling Morally Sensitive Robotic Clarification Requests. Ryan Blak Jackson and Tom Williams. [#poster-jackson]
  2. Coordination in Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Teams. Othalia Larue, Ion Juvina, Michael Cox, Matt Molineaux, Brue Howard, Eric Nichols, and Brad Minnery. [#poster-larue]
  3. A Measure of Visuospatial Skills: Painting the Big Picture. Joel Michelson, Deepayan Sanyal, James Ainooson and Maithilee Kunda. [#poster-michelson]

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm, Concluding Remarks and Plan for the next ACS

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Student Mentoring

Led by Maria Chang, Research Staff Member and Principal Investigator at IBM Research. Expert in analogical reasoning and cognitive modeling. Happening in Zoom Room 1.

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Last updated on August 3, 2020