Carleton University (Canada) is offering a new PhD program
in cognitive science, involving 26 faculty members.
[Andrew Brook , FISC, 18Nov97.]
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
has a new Brain Science Research Center with 69 members
from 18 organizations. The Korean Ministry of Science
and Technology has announced a 10-year national program on
"brain researches," including brain-like computing systems
and overcoming brain disease. Specific areas are neurobiology,
cognitive science, neural network models and hardware,
artificial vision and auditory systems, inference technology,
and intelligent control and communication systems.
The 1998 budget will be about $1B. Prof. Soo-Young Lee
, BSRC, KAIST, 373-1 Kusong-dong,
Yusong-gu, Taejon 305-701,Korea (South); +82-42-869-3431,
+82-42-869-8570 Fax. [connectionists, 09Dec97.]