[SydPhil] Fwd: Peter Gardenfors talk 'The Geometry of Meaning' at Macquarie: Tues 12 Feb in the Australian Hearing Hub
john.sutton at mq.edu.au
Sat Feb 9 12:33:18 AEDT 2013
NB The Dept of Cog Science has moved buildings at Macquarie. Drop me an
email if you'd like directions.
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From: Anne Jager <anne.jager at mq.edu.au>
Date: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 5:41 PM
I would like to invite you for the next upcoming Talk in our CCD Seminars
on TUESDAY the 12th of February from 4 to 5.30 pm.
I hope you all take the time to come and listen.
Who: Professor Peter Gaerdenfors, Lund University;
When: *TUESDAY (12th of February 2013), 4 - 5.30 pm*
Where: The Australian Hearing Hub Meeting, *Room 3.610*, South Wing,
What: *The geometry of meaning: Semantics based on conceptual spaces*
The talk presents a semantic theory based on conceptual spaces. In
particular the theory provides a cognitive grounding of word classes.
Meanings of words are analyzed as convex regions in different domains. I
develop cognitive models of actions and events.
These models are then used to present semantic analysis of verbs. I also
show how the meaning of prepositions can be analyzed in geometric terms.
Please feel free to attend also another talk presented by Professor Peter
Gaerdenfors on Thursday 14 February 2013 at UTS, Sydney.
Department of Cognitive Science
ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders
The Australian Hearing Hub
16 University Avenue
MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY NSW 2109
Email: anne.jager at mq.edu.au
Phone: +61 (0) 2 9850 4440
Professor John Sutton
Deputy & Acting Head, Department of Cognitive Science
Macquarie University, Sydney,
NSW 2109, Australia
Phone: +61 (0)2 9850 4132
Email: john.sutton at mq.edu.au
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