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Call for Papers BICA*AI 2022

The 2022 Annual International Conference on Brain-Inspired Cognitive Architectures for Artificial Intelligence (BICA*AI 2022) is dedicated to the study of the challenges for developing Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures. As such, BICA*AI 2022 welcomes original papers that may help us to make an advance toward the understanding, design, and application of cognitive and intelligent systems, both natural and artificial.

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BICA Workshop @ IVA 2021

Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures (BICA) are computational frameworks for building intelligent agents that are inspired by biological intelligence. Biological intelligent systems, notable animals such as humans, have many qualities that are often lacking in artificially designed systems including robustness, flexibility, and adaptability to environments. At a point in time where visibility into naturally intelligent systems is exploding thanks to modern brain imaging and recording techniques, our ability to learn from nature and to build biologically inspired intelligent systems has never been greater. At the same time, the growth in computer science and technology has unleashed enough computational power, that an explosion of intelligent applications from augmented reality to intelligent virtual agents is now certain. The growth in these fields challenges the computational replication of all essential aspects of the human mind (the BICA Challenge), an endeavor that is interdisciplinary in nature and promises to yield a bi-directional flow of understanding between all involved disciplines. Continue reading…

BICA Society DNS Changes

Welcome to our new site, we moved servers, email systems and other digital assets to give us more flexibility and more security. This includes a clean wordpress install and Office 365 and a move to Youtube for Video Content. Stay tuned for more.

Roundtable on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures

Held on January 11, 2012 in Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics, Kiev, Ukraine. Duration: 2h 50′. Language: Russian. General Chair: Alexander A. Letichevsky. Co-Organizers: Alexei V. Samsonovich, Yurij R. Valkman. Other Participants: Michail I. Schlesinger, Sergiy Nikolaev, and many others. Virtual participants (via Skype): Vladimir G. Redko (Moscow, Russia), Vladimir G. Yakhno (Nizhnij Novgorod, Russia), Igor Blinov (Kherson, Ukraine), Yurij A. Prokopchuk (Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine), Vladimir Peschanenko (Kherson, Ukraine), Aleksander S. Ratushnyak (Novosibirsk, Russia). Main topics of discussion: Cognition vs. metacognition vs. computation, Cognitive architectures, Episodic vs. semantic memory, Critical mass of a learner, Emotions and goal generation in artifacts. Video recording and production credits: Alexei Samsonovich, Yurij Valkman. © 2012 BICA Society.

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BICA Society Member Access to the Journal “Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures”

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Instructions for Members of the BICA Society

[ official instructions received from Elsevier are here ]

To activate access to the journal via its new BICA Society Site, and/or to create your personal account on ScienceDirect, you will need to use your 6-digit BICA Society Membership ID that you can find on your membership card.

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