September 2009- Joshua Jones takes a postdoctoral position at University of Maryland, Baltimore County. AT UMBC, Josh will work with Marie des Jardins and Tim Oates. Way to go, Josh! We will miss you but are happy for you.
The paper “A Computational Model of Visual Analogies in Design. Journal of Cognitive Systems Research,” coauthored by Jim Davies, Ashok Goel & Nancy Nersessian is published in the Journal of Cognitive Systems Research. (Special Issue on Analogies – Integrating Cognitive Abilities, 10:204-215.)
The paper “Biologically Inspired Design: Products and Processes,” coauthored by Michael Helms, Swaroop S. Vattam & Ashok K. Goel is published in the journal Design Studies (30(5):606-622).
September 15-18, 2009- Ashok Goel presents presents the paper on “Teleological Software Adaptation” to the Third IEEE Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems in beautiful San Francisco. The paper is coauthored with Joshua Jones, Chris Parnin, Avik Sinharoy and Spencer Rugaber. He also presents the paper “Metareasoning-based Learning of Classification Hierarchies” to the related IEEE SASO workshop on meta-reasoning. This paper is coauthored with Joshua Jones.
July 12, 2009- Ashok Goel presents the paper “Introspective Self-Explanations for Report Generation in Intelligence Analysis” to the IJCAI-09 Workshop on Explanation (EXACT’09). This paper is coauthored with Emile Morse, Anita Raja, Jean Scholtz and John Stasko.
July 11, 2009- Ashok Goel gives an invited talk to the IJCAI-09 workshop on Grand Challenges in Reasoning from Experiences in beautiful Pasadena, California. His talk is entitled “Biological Inspired Design: Human Reasoning from Nature’s Experences.”
June, 2009- Swaroop Vattam, Michael Helms & Ashok Goel’s paper “Nature of Creative Analogies in Biologically Inspired Innovative Design,” has been accepted for presentation at the Seventh ACM Conference on Creativity and Cognition, Berkeley, California, October 2009.
June 7-10, 2009- Ashok Goel participates in the IES PI Meeting in Washington, DC.
May 19, 2009- Ashok Goel is giving an invited talk, “Multimodal Case-Based Reasoning,” at the 22nd International Conference of the Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS).
May 7, 2009- Maithilee Kunda and Ashok Goel are attending the International Meeting For Autism Research (IMFAR) in Chicago, IL, to present a poster titled, “Evidence for Thinking in Pictures as a Cognitive Account of Autism.”
April 2009- The paper “Modeling Practices as a Function of Task Structure,” coauthored by Rebecca Jordan, Cindy Hmelo-Silver, Steven Gray, Ashok Goel & Spencer Rugaber was presented to the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, California, April 2009.
March 2009- Ashok Goel, Mateja Jamnik (University of Cambridge, UK) and Hari Naryanan (Auburn University) to organize DIAGRAMS 2010, the Sixth International Conference on Theory and Application of Diagrams. The conference will be held on August 9-11, 2010, in Portland, Oregon, in conjunction with the 32nd meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.