Computers and Thought (Part 1)

 

The Caesarea Edmond Benjamin de Rothschild Institute and the

Department of Computer Science, Hadassah College Jerusalem

Marking the inauguration of the new M. Sc program in Computer Science at Hadassah College

 

 

 

 

 

September 19-20, 2008

 

Hadassah College Jerusalem (Sept. 19)

Dan Panorama Hotel, Jerusalem (Sept. 19- 20)

The Caesarea Edmond Benjamin de Rothschild Institute for

Interdisciplinary Application of Computer Science at the University of Haifa

and the Department of Computer Science, Hadassah College Jerusalem

Marking the inauguration of the new M.Sc. Program in Computer Science at Hadassah College Jerusalem

Martin Charles Golumbic and Shlomo Kipnis, co-chairs

 

 

Program

 

 

Computer Science

 

Fri. Sept. 19, 2008 - Hadassah College

8:45  Welcome and Greetings

         Nava Ben-Zvi (President, Hadassah College Jerusalem)

         Martin Golumbic (University of Haifa)

         Shlomo Kipnis (Hadassah College Jerusalem)

9:00 "Can Programming be Liberated?"

         David Harel (Weizmann Institute)

9:45  "Computer Security: Software Issues, Problems and Challenges"

          Helene Kirchner (INRIA, France)

10:30 Coffee break

11:00   "The Future of Computing: INTEL's vision"

           Yishai Fraenkel (INTEL, Israel)

11:45  "Artificial, Natural and Social Intelligence"

            Hyam Hirsh (Rutgers Univ. and NSF)

12:30 Light refreshments

13:00 "Persuasive communication. Machine's Chutzpah? PC or MC? That is

              the Question"

 

13:50 Closing remarks

14:00-17:00 Walking tour of the Old City

  

Jewish Thought

Fri. Sept. 19, 2008 – Dan Panorama

 

18:25 Tefilot

19:30 Shabat Dinner

21:30 "Maimonides, religion and science"

           Menachem Lorberbaum (Tel-Aviv University)

 

 

Sat. Sept. 20, 2008- Dan Panorama

12:00 "Judaism, science and the modern crisis of religion"

            Menachem Fisch (Tel-Aviv University)

13:10  Lunch16:15 More greetings

16:30: "Rabi's glorious Sonata: Mishna- search for a Rightous Path"Eli Shamir (Hebrew University)

 

17:00  Coffee break

17:15 "What did the Talmud know about probability?"

           Moshe Koppel (Bar-Ilan University)

18:00 Light Refreshments

18:30 "The History and Impact of the Responsa Project"

           Aviezri Fraenkel (Weizmann Institute)

19:15 Havdallah

 

 

 

For further information visit our websites:

 

www.cri.haifa.ac.il or 

www.hadassah.ac.il

 

 

            Oliviero Stock (IRST Trento, Italy)