Kevin B. Korb

On April 25, 2011, in Bio, Presenter, Summit, by Adam A. Ford

Kevin’s research is in artificial intelligence and the philosophy of  science  and the interrelation between the two, and especially the  automation of  scientific induction, or causal discovery. He is also  co-founder of Psyche: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on  Consciousness. Recent presentations:   <a href=””><em>The Philosophy of Computer Simulation</em></a>, an invited talk at the <a href=””> […]

Alan Hájek

On April 25, 2011, in Bio, Presenter, Summit, by Adam A. Ford

Alan Hájek studied statistics and mathematics at the University of Melbourne (B.Sc. (Hons). 1982), where he won the Dwight Prize in Statistics. He took an M.A. in philosophy at the University of Western Ontario (1986) and a Ph.D. in philosophy at Princeton University (1993), winning the Porter Ogden Jacobus fellowship. He has taught at the […]

David Chalmers

On April 20, 2011, in Bio, Presenter, Summit, by Adam A. Ford

David Chalmers is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Centre for Consciousness at the Australian National University. He has an undergraduate degree in mathematics from the University of Adelaide, and a Ph.D. in philosophy and cognitive science from Indiana University. He is the author of The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory […]

James Newton-Thomas

On March 25, 2011, in Bio, meetup, Presenter, Summit, by Adam A. Ford

James is Director at Second Tree Pty Ltd and Director at Gestalt Australia Pty Ltd. He is an independent consultant on field robotics and has team managed and  deployed several mining and military systems.  His company was fully  acquired by Caterpillar in 2005. He was a  <a href=””> speaker</a> at the Singularity Summit Australia 2010. […]