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CfP: Opening the black box and finding it – dark …

SAS Workshop 2018 – Epistemic opacity in computer simulation and machine learning
CfP: Opening the black box and finding it – dark …
Conference series: Science and Art of Simulation IV (SAS)
28.11. – 30.11.2018, HLRS, Stuttgart, Germany
http://philo.hlrs.de/?p=367

Project launch: What is a (computer) program? Historical and philosophical perspectives

It is my pleasure to announce the start of the ANR project "What is a (computer) program?" (http://programme.hypotheses.org) with a two days event to be held on February 7-8 at MESH, rooms 1 and 2, Espace Baïetto, 2 Rue des Canonniers, 59000 Lille.

HaPoC grants for HaPoP 2018 authors

The Fourth Symposium on the History and Philosophy of Programming will be taking place on March 23, 2018 in Oxford. The call for papers is open until 1 January 2018 and can be found at the official symposium web site: https://www.shift-society.org/hapop4/

CfP: The epistemological significance of methods in computer simulation

Following the HaPoC sponsored Summer School on Computer Simulation Methods, a Special Issue in the Journal Minds & Machines is being advertised.
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Call for Papers for Minds & Machines special issue on
The epistemological significance of methods in computer simulation
http://philo.hlrs.de/?p=277

CiE2018 CfP and HaPoC Grants

The First Call for Papers for Computability in Europe 2018 is available at

http://sat.mdx.ac.uk/cie-wp/index.php/2017/10/19/cie2018-cfp/

As for previous editions, the programme includes a Special Session on the History and Philosophy of Computing, organised by Liesbeth De Mol (Lille) and Giuseppe Primiero (Middlesex University London).

Conference EMF - special group on "Mathematics and Computer Science" (in French)

[Call in French, for a conference in French]

Bonjour,
je vous rappelle l'appel à contribution dans un nouveau groupe spécial au colloque EMF (Espace Mathématique Francophone, autour de l'enseignement et l'apprentissage des mathématiques, détails ci-dessous) :

Minutes of HaPoC General Assembly held in Brno

The Commission for the History and Philosophy of Computing held a General Assembly meeting at the HaPoC 2017 symposium in Brno. Around 25 of the symposium attendees were able to join us, together with 4 out of the 6 newly elected council members.

The topics discussed included an update on the activities of HaPoC over the last two years, plans for upcoming events, update on new project and also the topic of finding (or establishing) a good publication venue for HaPoC-themed papers.

You can find a detailed summary of the discussion in the attached meeting minutes.

CfP: IACAP18

CfP IACAP 2018
International Association for Computing and Philosophy – Annual Meeting
June 21-23, 2018, Warsaw, Poland
http://www.iacap.org/iacap-2018/

New HAPOC council

We are happy to announce the new HaPoC council:

Edgar Daylight (Siegen University)
Liesbeth De Mol (CNRS/UMR 8163 STL Université de Lille)
Simone Martini (Università di Bologna)
Tomas Petricek, vice-president (Alan Turing Institute)
Giuseppe Primiero, president (Middlesex University)
Viola schiaffonati (Politecnico Milano)

We also take the opportunity to thank the previous council members for their work in helping to set up the commission.

HaPoC General Assembly: Agenda

We are happy to announce that the next HaPoC General Assembly will be held on Friday October 6, at 18:00, during HaPoC-4 in Brno. All members of the commission are cordially invited to attend the GA. For the agenda of the General Assembly, see the pdf below.

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