Cognitive Scientist, Playwright, Artist
The keynotes by Jim Davies focus on understanding human imagination through automated technology. Davies explains how important scientific methods are, and once we know more we will be able to understand the role creativity plays.
Jim Davies earned his degree in philosophy from the State University of New York at Oswego, and attended the Georgia Institute of Technology for his Master's in psychology and his PhD.D in computer science. He is a cognitive scientist who focuses on artificial intelligence, and he uses computer simulations to understand our visual imagination. Today, Davies works at Carleton University as an associate professor at the Institute of Cognitive Science.
The keynotes by Jim Davies describe what he has learned thus far on his journey as he questions how humans imagine visual scenes. Davies' research proves that there lies a large unknown in the field of cognitive science, and his dedication to understanding imagination has had profound results.