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Proceedings: Philosophy of Information and Information Processing


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08:30 - 08:45 Opening and Welcome


Session 1: Where we are?

Chair: Min Chen, University of Oxford, UK

08:45 - 09:15 Info-metrics: Past and Present
Amos Golan, American University, USA

09:15 - 10:15 Round Table: The Scope of PIIP
Alastair Hall (Chair), University of Manchester, UK
Luciano Floridi, University of Oxford, UK
Ramo Gencay, Simon Fraser University, Canada  presentation
Jan van Leeuwen, Utrecht University, The Netherlands


Session 2: What is new?

Chair: Janet Smart, University of Oxford, UK

10:45 - 11:10 The Epistemology of Data-intensive Science,
Sabina Leonelli, University of Exeter, UK     presentation

11:10 - 11:35 Negating Trust: Intentionality and Enemy Mine
Giuseppe Primiero, Middlesex University, UK     presentation

11:35 - 12:00 Information Theory and Aesthetics
Mateu Sbert, University of Girona, Spain      presentation

12:00 - 12:25 Structural and Quantitative Characteristics of Information from the Point of View of Invariance
Marcin J. Schroeder, Akita International University, Japan       presentation


Session 3: What may be coming?

Chair: David Duce, Oxford Brookes University, UK

14:00 - 14:25 Non-digital Computing and its Data
John V Tucker, Swansea University, UK

14:25 - 14:50 What Information to Measure –How to Measure?
Paolo Rocchi, IBM and Luiss University, Italy      presentation

14:50 - 15:15 Relevance Logic as an Information-Based Logic
J. Michael Dunn, Indiana University, USA      presentation

15:15 - 15:40 Quantum Information Theory
Bob Coecke, Oxford University, UK     presentation


Session 4: How to move forward?

Chair: Robin Lumsdaine, American University, USA

16:10 - 17:10 Round Table: Top Five Challenges in PIIP
Robin Lumsdaine (Chair), American University, USA
David Clark, University College London, UK
Esfandiar Maasoumi, Emory University, USA
Jeffrey Racine, McMaster University, Canada
Ximing Wu, Texas A&M University, USA


17:10 - 17:40 Info-metrics: Next and Future (and Closing)

Luciano Floridi, University of Oxford, UK