The 3rd COGENT Workshop: Report

The 3rd COGENT workshop was held on December 14th, 1998 in room 427 of the Department of Psychology at Birkbeck College. The workshop consisted of a number of talks describing a variety of models being developed within the COGENT environment.

The main workshop ran from 2pm to 6pm (including refreshments breaks), and was preceeded by a `hands-on' COGENT tutorial. The aim of the tutorial was to familiarise new and/or potential users with the environment, so that they could benefit maximally from the afternoon talks. In the tutorial we developed a COGENT model of Atkinson & Shiffrin's (1968) Modal Model of Memory The tutorial ran from 10:15am until 1:00pm.


Morning Session: Tutorial

10:00am -- 10:15am: Pre-tutorial coffee and biscuits

10:15am -- 11:30pm: Hands-on tutorial (Part 1)

11:30am -- 11:45pm: Tea and biscuits

11:45am -- 1:00pm: Hands-on tutorial (Part 2)

Afternoon Session: Workshop

2:00pm -- 3:30pm: Talks

2:00 - 2:30Richard Cooper, David Sutton & Pete Yule
Show and tell session: Progress in 1998
2:30 - 3:00David Glasspool, John Fox & Andrew Coulson
Cognitive representation and processing of uncertainty: a mental models approach
3:00 - 3:30Peter Yule
Cognitive processing in a medical diagnosis task

3:30pm -- 4:00pm: Coffee, biscuits, and discussion

4:00pm -- 5:30pm: Talks

4:00 - 4:30Richard Cooper & Richard Young
The Young & O'Shea (1981) subtraction model
4:30 - 5:00Mike Ramscar & Richard Young
Teaching cognitive modelling with COGENT
5:00 - 5:30Richard Cooper
Discussion: Plans and Priorities

6pm: Reconvene in The Lord John Russell

© The COGENT Group, 1998