Open Science Research Excellence

ICMSQ 2022 : International Conference on Machine Consciousness and Qualia

Vienna, Austria
June 21 - 22, 2022

Call for Papers

ICMSQ 2022 : International Conference on Machine Consciousness and Qualia is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Machine Consciousness and Qualia. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Machine consciousness
  • Artificial intelligence and machine consciousness
  • Consciousness science
  • Modern approaches to machine consciousness
  • Consciousness in robots and systems
  • Conscious processes as algorithms or control structures
  • Consciousness for robots
  • Resilient and brain-based machines
  • The externalist outlook for robots
  • Neural models of cognition
  • Theory within neurophysiology
  • Artificial consciousness
  • Machine consciousness and synthetic consciousness
  • Consciousness and artificial intelligence
  • Computational architectures on machine consciousness
  • Consciousness in human and robot minds
  • Ethics of artificial consciousness
  • Methods of defining and recognizing the presence of artificial qualia
  • Setting up a Turing test for artificial qualia
  • Aspects of consciousness
  • Awareness
  • Memory
  • Learning
  • Anticipation
  • Subjective experience
  • Role of cognitive architectures
  • Symbolic or hybrid proposals
  • Franklin's Intelligent Distribution Agent
  • Ron Sun's cognitive architecture CLARION
  • Ben Goertzel's OpenCog
  • Connectionist proposals
  • Haikonen's cognitive architecture
  • Shanahan's cognitive architecture
  • Takeno's self-awareness research
  • Aleksander's impossible mind
  • Thaler's Creativity Machine Paradigm
  • Michael Graziano's attention schema