Matthew Stone

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University

Matthew Stone completed his Ph.D. in the Computer and Information Science Department at the University of Pennsylvania in 1998.  Since then he has had an appointment in the Computer Science Department and Center for Cognitive Science at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.  Stone has had visiting positions at the University of Edinburgh and the Universität Potsdam.  He works on problems of meaning in human-human and human-computer conversation.

Participant In:

Biology of Mind

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Past Event

What is mind? Is it a property attributable to biological functionality alone, and, in particular, arising from the morphology of the mammalian brain and/or the influence of that animal’s body? How far down the evolutionary scale can we apply terms like cognition, consciousness, and intelligence? Are we capable of engineering artificial minds?