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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Cognitive Science

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
2376011 Z 2 0P+2C Czech
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Jakub Jura (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering
Synopsis:

The class introduces the new interdisciplinary field of human research so called Cognitive science. This discipline integrates pieces of knowledge from different branches which have one common topic - cognition. It may be AI (artificial intelligence) system which uses a knowledge of cognitive psychology, social anthropology and linguistic to reach their goals. It could be also cognitive psychology which applies information paradigm to description of cognitive processes. Sciences which contribute to the field of cognition are first of all philosophy, neuroscience, psychology, linguistics, social anthropology, artificial intelligence and computer science.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1.Introduction to Cognitive science

2.Introduction to philosophy problem related to cognitive science.

3.Neuroscience - neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of the brain.

4.Neuropsychology - biology foundation of basic mental functions.

5.Cognitive psychology I - sensation, perception and memory

6.Cognitive psychology II - attention, thinking and imagination.

7.Linguistics

8.Logic

9.Cultural and social anthropology

10.Artificial intelligence

11.Distributed artificial intelligence

12.Creativity and conceptual design.

13.Communication psychology

14.Radical constructivism as a new science paradigm.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1.Introduction to Cognitive science

2.Introduction to philosophy problem related to cognitive science.

3.Neuroscience - neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of the brain.

4.Neuropsychology - biology foundation of basic mental functions.

5.Cognitive psychology I - sensation, perception and memory

6.Cognitive psychology II - attention, thinking and imagination.

7.Linguistics

8.Logic

9.Cultural and social anthropology

10.Artificial intelligence

11.Distributed artificial intelligence

12.Creativity and conceptual design.

13.Communication psychology

14.Radical constructivism as a new science paradigm.

Study Objective:
Study materials:

http://users.fs.cvut.cz/~jurajaku/cog-sci/

Note:
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Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
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The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-01-20
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