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CfP: Swarm Cognition Workshop

Call for Papers: Swarm Cognition Workshop
http://laral.istc.cnr.it/swarm-cognition/Main_Page
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The workshop is part of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2009 - http://cognitivesciencesociety.org/conference2009/ )

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Overview

Swarm Cognition" is the juxtaposition of two relatively unrelated concepts that evoke, on the one hand, the power of collective behaviours displayed by natural swarms, and on the other hand the complexity of cognitive processes in the vertebrate brain. With this premise, the Swarm Cognition Workshop aims at promoting synergies between diverse disciplines such as cognitive neurosciences, psychology, ethology and swarm intelligence. Research work in Swarm Cognition aims at identifying the operational principles of cognitive behaviour by calling upon the underlying mechanisms of self-organising systems, i.e., sys…