The Summit of the International Society for the Study of Information (IS4SI) lasted from 12 to 19 September 2012. All contributions were made online. They were recorded and shall be made available to the public.
The Institute for a Global Sustainable Information Society was involved in the Organizing Committee of the Summit. Its Emergent Systems Group organised parts of the Summit – the workshop on Digital Humanism: How to shape digitalisation in the age of global challenges (DIGHUM) and the conference on Theoretical and Foundational Problems in Information Studies (TFP). And Emergent Systems Group affiliates or GSIS Members were speakers in several contributing events. Among those events are the following.
Habits and Rituals:
David Braunstein, Irena Mostowicz | The fifth season. Fastnacht carnival in Baden-Württemberg | abstract
Mark Burgin, Arkadiy Dantsker | Pollution information acquisition | abstract
Annette Grathoff | Nonlinearities and interference – their importance for the study of information | abstract
Mark Burgin, H. Paul Zellweger | Modeling data relationships with named sets | abstract
Mark Burgin, José María Díaz Nafría | Relations in conceptual spaces | abstract
Joseph E. Brenner | Information in operation: probability | abstract
Yurii Mielkov | Knowledge in the age of information: the science and the human values | abstract
Mark Burgin, Roman Krzanowski | Levels of ontological information | abstract
The 5th International Conference on Philosophy of Information (ICPI):
Wolfgang Hofkirchner | The future of anthroposociogenesis – panhumanism, anthroporelational humanism and digital humanism | abstract
Joseph Brenner | Information and the onto-epistemic cut
Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic | Information and disinformation with their boundaries and interfaces
Liang Wang | How ethical design of Artificial Intelligence systems is possible in a transcultural perspective
Ping Wang, Jian Wang | The “problem of cognitive significance” and Peirce’s theory of Reference
Tomáš Sigmund | Technologies, ICTs and ambiguity
For the talks of Rainer E. Zimmermann, Hans-Jörg Kreowski, Sabine Thürmel, Jaime F. Cárdenas-García, Howard Bloom, Sarah Spiekermann, Liang Wang, Modestos Stavrakis, Christian Stary, Peter Brödner, Rafal Maciag, Vangelis Papadimitropoulos, Yurii Mielkov, Jian Wang and Robert K. Logan see here.