[FOM] Extended Deadline: ACMES Conference
robert at moir.net
Sun Mar 1 21:07:31 EST 2015
/* Abstract submission deadline extended to March 8 */
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Algorithms and Complexity in Mathematics, Epistemology and Science (ACMES)
London, Ontario, Canada, May 6-8, 2015
Philosophers of science are of course concerned with the reliability of
scientific inference and the use of mathematical models throughout
scientific practice. Increasingly, philosophers are becoming concerned
with the reliability of the methods of computation scientific methods
rely upon. This conference seeks a richer understanding by blending talks
by philosophers of science with talks by computational scientists, who
have developed many tools and techniques for the assessment of reliability.
We invite contributions to the study of reliability of methods of
scientific modeling, computing, and inference. Works in progress and
completed research projects are both acceptable.
Graduate students are particularly encouraged to contribute and attend.
ACMES will be held at Western University in London, ON, Canada from
May 6-8 2015 and will be held in conjunction with Southern Ontario
Numerical Analysis Day (SONAD).
// Invited Talks //
Confirmed Invited Speakers are:
Philosophy of Science:
* Anouk Barberousse (Université Lille 1, France)
* Robert Batterman (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
* Mark Wilson (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
* Max Gunzburger (Florida State University, USA)
* Ursula Martin (Oxford University, UK)
* Jesús Sanz-Serna (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)
// Important Dates //
* Submission: March 8, 2015
* Notification: March 15, 2015
* Workshop: May 6-8, 2015
// Travel Support //
Limited travel support will be available to graduate student
contributors in philosophy and computational sciences.
// Submission Instructions //
Please submit an abstract (150-200 words) of your proposed talk to
the conference email below. The time allotted for contributed talks
will be 30 minutes including 5 minutes for questions. Supplementary
material may be submitted, and will be considered at the discretion
of the Program Committee.
acmes.conference at gmail.com
// Publication //
Depending on interest we may pursue opportunities for publication
in a high quality journal or series volume. In such an event,
a request will be made to selected contributors to submit full
papers, due at a date to be determined following the conference.
// Program Committee //
* Robert Corless, Western (Applied Math) (Co-chair)
* Nicolas Fillion, SFU (Philosophy) (Co-chair)
* Chris Smeenk, Western (Philosophy) (Co-chair)
* Robert Moir, Western (Applied Math)
// Poster //
A conference poster for distribution and display is available
// Funding //
ACMES is made possible by grants from the Fields Institute and the
Rotman Institute of Philosophy.
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