August 2010- Ashok Goel, Mateja Jamnik (Cambridge) and Hari Narayanan (Auburn) chaired the Sixth International Conference on the Theory and Application of Diagrams in Portland, Oregon. The conference was big success.
Michael Helms presents two papers to the 2010 ASME IDETC/CIE Conference on Design Theory and Methods in Montreal, Canada. The first was entitled “The Effects of Functional Modeling on Understanding Complex Biological Systems,” and the second “Biologically Inspired Design: A Macrocognitive Account.”
Sameer Honwad presents a joint Rutgers-Georgia Tech paper “Connecting the Visible to the Invisible: Helping Middle School Students Understand Complex Ecosystem Processes” to the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society in Portland, Oregon.
Ashok Goel presented two poster papers to the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society in Portland, Oregon: “Taking a Look (Literally!) at the Raven’s Intelligence Test: Two Visual Solution Strategies,” and “Learning Functional and Causal Abstractions of Classroom Aquaria.”