programme for the annual workshop held in Freiburg, 1997

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in cooperation with EACE (European Association for Cognitive Ergonomics)

ECS-MMS 1997: European Cognitive Science - Man-Machine Systems
Freiburg iB, Germany, 14-17 Dec. 1997

Second Multidisciplinary Workshop on Cognitive Modeling and
User Interface Development - With emphasis on Social Cognition
(The first was in Vienna, Dec. 1994, of which the proceedings have been
published as a special issue of Cognitive Systems, #4-3,4 see Journal pages)

- Speaking time: 25 minutes, plus 5 minutes discussion

Monday 15 Dec. Morning session 10.00-12.00 hrs

D. Gernert, Munich, Germany
Utilization of complementary expert knowledge by
computer-assisted model synthesis

J. Sefranek, Bratislava, Slovakia
Dynamic and context-dependent aspects of man-machine interaction

I.D. Craig, Coventry, UK
Social cognition (Overview paper)

Afternoon session 14.00-17.30 hrs.

A. Dittmar, Rostock, Germany
Task modelling - psychological and formal aspects

M. Vidal, Strasbourg, France
The task-analysis model 'User Action Notation'

M. Rauterberg, Zurich, Switzerland
Activity and Perception: an Action-Theoretical Approach for
Human Machine Interaction

P.J. Braspenning, Maastricht, The Netherlands
The notion of information in the context of
(artificial) social cognition: a plea for interdisciplinary collaboration

G.J. Dalenoort, Groningen, The Netherlands
The role of internal representations in man-machine interaction

Evening: General discussion 20.00-22.00 hrs

P.H. de Vries, Groningen, The Netherlands
Introduction to a general discussion on:
- Cognitive aspects of computer programming and use of programs
- Transparency of computer systems and programs

Tuesday 16 Dec., Morning session 9.00-12.00 hrs

P. Forbrig & E. Schlungbaum, Rostock, Germany
Model-based attempts in the development of interactive systems
(Overview paper)

A. de Haan, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
A dual epistemological route towards understanding conversations.

P. Boylan & A. Micarelli, Roma, Italia
What language-learning theory tells interface developers

J. Habdak, Bratislava, Slovakia
Collaboration in read/write hypertext systems

Afternoon session 14.00-17.30 hrs.

D. Akoumianakis & C. Stephanidis, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Multiple Metaphor Environments: Issues for effective interaction
design and cognitive engineering

C. Stary & A. Totter, Linz, Austria
Awareness: A Case for Integrating Diversified Findings and Concepts

L. Balint, Budapest, Hungary
Multiple models and levels of interaction in network-based multimedia
communication and cooperation: do adaptive interfaces aid matching
different human abilities and attitudes?

I.D. Craig, Coventry, UK
Agents that model themselves

R. Kreutschmann, Rostock, Germany
Computer-supported problem solving

Wednesday 17 Dec, Morning session 9.00-12.00 hrs

K. Stockton, Middlesbrough, UK
Can the use of auditory cues assist users in operating complex consumer

C. Eckert, Milton Keynes, UK
Supporting Idea Generation in Artistic Design

G. de Haan, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
The design of an information infrastructure to support individual system
managers and formal business processes - how to catch a guru with quality.

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ESSCS european society for the study of cognitive systems