IIT Patna’s Workshop on Language-Mind-Brain: Interface Studies [August 19-20]: Register by July 15: Expired

A two day workshop being organized by Humanities and Social Sciences Department, IIT Patna in collaboration with School of Language and Linguistics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata and Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore.
Content of the Workshop
The workshop will focus upon the theoretical arguments and computational modeling. Language is a complex mental faculty, recruiting, integrating and assimilating several interacting representational and computational architectures in the mind.
The workshop aims to investigate the nature of the cognitive and neural architecture that support the human language system and how it interfaces with other cognitive faculties.
Through the workshop, the participants will get the idea as to how the insights from linguistic theory, processing models and mental phenomena are combined in order to resolve certain research questions.
Who Can Attend
The Humanities and Social Sciences Department of IIT Patna invites, scholars, faculties and students to participate in the upcoming two- day workshop on 19-20 August, 2017.
Aim of the Worshop
The workshop will aim to throw light on very pertinent research questions in cognitive linguistics, psycholinguistics, language acquisition and natural language processing. Some of such questions are:
1. What is the nature of linguistic representations?
2. How are these representations recruited and deployed in real-time language comprehension and production?
3. What is the neural architecture underlying these representations and computational processes?
Programme Duration: 2 days
Date: 19- 20 August, 2017
Venue: Senate Hall, IIT Patna
Total number of seats: 50
Registration Fee
On first cum first serve basis
A) Early Bird Registration ( Before July 15th, 2017)
Research scholars/ Students : INR 1450.00
Faculty/ Industry professionals: INR 2450.00
B) Regular Registration (From July 16th to August 10th)
Research Scholars/ Students: INR 1950.00
Faculty/ Industry professionals: INR 2950.00
Registration Fee includes conference kit and breakfast and lunch for both the days including tea and snacks.
Mode of Payment
Name of the Account: Registrar, IIT Patna
Account Number: 30957551934
Name of the Bank: State Bank of India
Name of the Branch: SBI, IIT Patna
IFSC Code of the Branch: SBIN0017164
MICR Code of the Bank and branch: 801002005
Swift code: SBININBB156
Paying Registration fee in Cash is strongly discouraged.
Limited accommodation is available in institute guest house and hostels on payment basis. Participants are requested to confirm their participation in advance for availing campus accommodation.
Contact Details
Dr. Sweta Sinha
Room No. 519/6, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Patna
Bihta, Patna- 801103 Bihar.
 All queries can be sent to the following id: apna1982@gmail.com, atanu.jnu@gmail.com
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