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Reminder of Turing Colloquium this Sun-Mon Speakers include Stephen
Turing 100 Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12 Photonics Center, Boston Univerisity 9th floor Colloquium Room 8 St. Mary's Street, Room 906 (Conference Poster) Sunday, 10:00am-12:00pm I. Turing's Philosophical and Logical Foundations =E2=80=9COn Formalism Freeness: A Meditation on G=C3=B6del's 1946 Princeton Bicentennial Lecture =E2=80=9D Juliette Kennedy Mathematics and Statistics, University of Helsinki =E2=80=9CTuring, Church, G=C3=B6del, a personal perspective =E2=80=9D Michael Rabin Computer Science, Harvard University =E2=80=9CTuring and Wittgenstein=E2=80=9D Juliet Floyd Philosophy, Boston University Sunday, 1:45pm-3:45pm II. Turing and Mathematics: Computability and Definability =E2=80=9CUniversality is Ubiquitous=E2=80=9D Martin Davis Courant Institute, NYU; Mathematics, UC Berkeley =E2=80=9CCollapsing Sentences=E2=80=9D Gerald Sacks Mathematics, Harvard University and MIT =E2=80=9CThe Hierarchy of Definability: An Extended Thesis=E2=80=9D Theodore Slaman Mathematics, UC Berkeley Sunday, 4:00pm-6:00pm III. Turing and Cryptography =E2=80=9CRational Proofs=E2=80=9D Silvio Micali Computer Science, MIT =E2=80=9CTuring and the Growth of Cryptography=E2=80=9D Ronald Rivest Computer Science, MIT =E2=80=9CAlan Turing and Voice Encryption=E2=80=9D Craig Bauer Mathematics, York College of Pennsylvania Monday, 9:30am-12:15pm IV. Turing and AI Title TBA Marvin Minsky Media Arts and Sciences, MIT =E2=80=9CWhy Neanderthals Couldn't Pass Turing's Test and When Computers Will=E2=80=9D Patrick Henry Winston Computer Science, MIT =E2=80=9CWhat's Wrong with the Moral Turing Test?=E2=80=9D Matthias Scheutz Computer Science, Tufts University =E2=80=9CEmbodying Computation at Higher Types=E2=80=9D S. Barry Cooper Mathematics, University of Leeds Monday, 2:00pm-4:00pm V. The Church-Turing Thesis =E2=80=9CNormal Forms for Puzzles: an Enigmatic Variant of Turing's Thesis =E2=80=9D Wilfrid Sieg Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University Title TBA Stephen Wolfram Wolfram Research =E2=80=9CIs there a Church-Turing Thesis for Social Algorithms?=E2=80=9D Rohit Parikh Computer Science, Mathematics, Philosophy, CUNY Monday, 4:15pm-6:30pm VI. Turing, Physics, and Probability =E2=80=9CAlgorithmic Randomness and Turing's Work on Normality=E2=80=9D Rod Downey Mathematics, Victoria University of Wellington =E2=80=9CSpacetime Physics and Non-Turing Computers=E2=80=9D Mark Hogarth Philosophy, Cambridge University =E2=80=9CThe Mysterious Thesis=E2=80=9D Leonid Levin Computer Science, Boston University Organized in collaboration with the Department of Computer Science and the Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering. Financial support has been provided by the Hariri Institute (http://www.bu.edu/hic). Updates about the conference and more information about Alan Turing will be posted on the conference website (http://www.bu.edu/hic/turing100/), hosted by the Hariri Institute.