Eighteenth Annual Interdisciplinary Conference
Teton Village, Jackson, Wyoming
January 17 - 22, 1993

Organizer: George Sperling, University of California, Irvine


Sunday, January 17: 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. *** Reception and Cognitive Processing ***
Registration, Snacks, and Refreshments. In the Rimrock Room (to 6:00p)
Richard Shiffrin, Indiana U. Processing Visual Information not in the Focus of Attention.
Barbara Dosher, UCI. Retrieval from Short-term Memory.
Tim McNamara, Vanderbilt U. Spatial Memory in Humans.

Monday, January 18, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Visual Motion Perception.
Robert Emerson, U. Rochester. How Visual Cortical Neurons Compute Motion Magnitude: A Motion Energy Signal.
George Sperling, NYU. 2nd-Order Motion Perception.
Hugh Wilson, U. of Chicago. Visual Motion Transparency: Data and Theory.
Mark Nawrot, U. of Iowa. The Role of the Cerebellum in Visual Motion Perception.
Jeff Mulligan, Nasa-Ames. Detection of Motion and Noise Signals in the Presence of Masks.

Tuesday, January 19, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Vision; Sensory Memory.
Stan Klein, UC Berkeley. Nonlinear Systems Analysis for Measuring Rapid Dynamics of Luminance Gain Control.
Misha Pavel, NYU. Sensor Fusion for Seeing Through Fog.
George Wolford, Dartmouth College. A Linear-filter Model of Visible Persistence.
Geoff Loftus, U. Washington. How Much Does 50 ms Buy You?
Sam Williamson, NYU. Lifetime of Human Echoic Memory: Correspondence of Physiology and Behavior.

Wednesday, January 20, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Geoff Bingham: Human Motor Control.
William Warren, Brown U. Perception and Action in the Control of Locomotion.
Geoff Bingham, Indiana U. Visual Guidance of Reaching.
Geert Savelsbergh, Free U. Amsterdam. The Role of Predictive Visual Information in Catching.
Peter Beek, Free U. Amsterdam. Phasing and the Pick Up of Information in Cascade Juggling.
Matthew Rizzo, U. of Iowa. Disorder of Limb Control Caused by Focal Brain Lesions in the Human.

Thursday, January 21, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Human Motor Control (Cont'd).
(3:55 p.m. Group photo at poolside, outside conference area)
Bruce Kay, Brown U. Impedance Matching: A Criterion Governing Interactive Tasks.
Hal Pashler, U. of CA, San Diego. Dual-Task Interference and Cognitive Architecture.
Lee Giles: Neural Networks in Real-World Problems.
Tony Davis, Ford Motor Co. Neural Networks for Control - an Engineer's View.
Larry Jackel, AT&T Bell Labs, Holmdel. Constrained Neural-Net Architectures For Pattern Recognition Applications.
Josh Alspector, Bellcore MRE. Neural Style Information Processing in Electronics and Biology.

* * * Business Meeting * * *

Friday, January 22, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Philosophy, Psychology, and Neural Networks.
Bill Uttal, Arizona State U. Toward a New Behaviorism.
Richard Block, Montana State U. Memory, Brain, and Time.
Jim Townsend, Indiana U. The General Recognition Theory Approach to Perceptual Independence.
Robert French, Willamette U. Catastrophic Forgetting in Connectionist Nets.
Bruce Britton, U. of Georgia. A LISREL Model of Learning from Text.

Other Registered Participants
John Antrobus, CUNY.
Mark Berkley, Florida State U.
Tom Busey, U. Washington.
Lee Giles, NEC Corp.
David Heeger, Nasa-Ames.
Richard Ivry, UC Berkeley.
Holly Jimison, Oregon Health Sci. U.
Mike Landy, NYU.
Gail McKoon, Northwestern U.
Ben Murdock, U. Toronto.
Tom Nelson, U. Washington.
Barak Pearlmutter, Oregon Grad. Inst.
Akaysha Tang, Harvard U.
John Tangney, AFOSR.