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MINET Workshop 3 Announcement

January 20, 2009

Measuring the Impossible
3rd Workshop

Wageningen, The Netherlands, May 14th-15th, 2009

Workshop objectives

The third “Measuring the Impossible” workshop is one of a series of events organised within the framework of the MINET (Measuring the Impossible NETwork) project. The workshop is open to members of MtI projects and to anyone with an interest in research in this area.

This workshop will focus on the presentation and discussion of methods and research in the following areas:

  • psychometrics
  • psychophysics
  • human perception
  • neuroscience, including fMRI
  • physical/physiological measurements including vision and audio
  • modelling including pattern recognition/machine learning/reasoning
  • measurement theory

For the call for papers , registration details, venue and accommodation information, and local organisers details please visit https://minet.wordpress.com/events/workshop3.

Related events

Think Tank D, 13 May 2009

MINET Think Tank D on the subject of Decision Making and Impact Assessment will take place in Wageningen, The Netherlands, on 13 May 2009. For more information see: www.measuringimpossible.net

4th Measuring the Impossible Workshop, November 2009, London (UK).

More information will soon be available on the MINET website: www.measuringimpossible.net


Presentations from MINET training Course 2008

January 20, 2009

Presentations from the MINET training course 2008 are available to download. You must be a member of e-MINET to gain access (signup to e-MINET here).

Go to the presentations.


Announcement of Think Tank C

July 10, 2008

Measurement uncertainty when measuring the impossible

Rome, October 9 – 10, 2008

The Rome Think Tank Event is the third in a series of four meetings organised in the framework of the MINET (Measuring the Impossible NETwork) project.

The Rome Think Tank will revolve around a crucial topic of measurement in general and especially for Measuring the Impossible (MtI), i.e., how to detect, determine and express uncertainty. Uncertainty is a common ground for physical, psychological and social measurement and the expression of an increasing convergence between the so called hard and soft sciences, yet it is not often treated with the necessary awareness.

The Think Tank Event will be an occasion for dialogue and interdisciplinary scientific communication between, the metrological community which has championed the issue of uncertainty for years, and, scientists engaged in measuring the impossible in the various application fields. Such a dialogue will take place through discussions in plenum, working groups, and an educational lecture by a scholar in this field.

For full details on this event, please click here

 

Summary Programme

 

OCTOBER 9th, 2008: Afternoon (2.30pm – 5.00pm)

2.30pm – 3.10pm    INTRODUCTION TO THINK TANK EVENT C

– L PENDRILL, G B ROSSI, A CANCEDDA

3.10pm – 4.00pm    EDUCATIONAL LECTURE

– LEONARDO CANNAVÒ, University “La Sapienza” of Rome

“Uncertain Measures? A Comparison between Causal and Systemic Sciences from the Viewpoint of an Applied Methodologist”

4.15pm – 5.00pm    DISCUSSIONS IN PLENUM

  

OCTOBER 10TH, 2008: Morning (9.00am – 1.00pm)

9.00am – 9.30am    INTRODUCTION TO DISCUSSION GROUPS

– L PENDRILL

9.30am – 11.30am    BREAK OUT DISCUSSIONS GROUPS

11.30am – 12.30pm    GROUP REPORTS AND DISCUSSIONS

12.30pm – 1.00pm    CONCLUSIONS

– B BERGLUND, L PENDRILL, G QUINTI

  

Registration

Please confirm your participation in the Think Tank secretariat by e-mail (minet@scienzecittadinanza.org) or fax (+39-06-45435683)

Registration is free of charge. The final deadline for registration is September 15th, 2008.

Organisers

The local organiser of Think Tank Event C is LSC: Alessandra Cancedda: minet@scienzecittadinanza.org & Maresa Berliri: Postmaster@scienzecittadinanza.org

Workpackage 3 Coordinator is Leslie Pendrill, Technical Research Institute of Sweden (SP), leslie.pendrill@sp.se