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Twenty-fourth Annual ACT-R Workshop

A one-day ACT-R Workshop took place at University College London on July 26, 2017.


The purpose of the workshop is to discuss issues of interest to the ACT-R community, including but not limited to new architectural modifications and developments, modeling and methodology discussions, scaling and efficiency issues, and ideas for applications and expansion.


2017 ACT-R Workshop Schedule


9:00 – 9:30              Registration


9:30 – 11:00          Big Data Session

Robert L. West      New Data Sources: Apps, Online Games, and Literature

Matthew Kelly       Using Distributional Semantics Techniques with ACT-R to Handle Corpora and Other Large Datasets

David Reitter         Cracking Language with ACT-R:  The Case for Big Data


11:00 – 12:30        Open Learning Session

Chris Dancy           Project Malmo as a Cognitive Modeling Environment

Bill Kennedy          Learning Political Bias with Exposure to Fake News

Ion Juvina             Modeling Core Affect in ACT-R


12:30 – 1:30            Lunch


1:30 – 3:30            Future Goals Session

John Anderson      Video Games Require a Metacognitive Module

Christian Lebiere   A Standard Model of the Mind

Dario Salvucci        Expanding the Reach of Cognitive Architectures

Niels Taatgen        Maybe 640k Is Not Good Enough Anymore: How To Take ACT-R to the Next Level?


3:30 – 4:00              Coffee Break


4:00 – 6:00             Future of ACT-R Session

Dan Bothell            ACT-R Updates

Everyone               Open-Ended Discussion

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