Bachelor Seminar (WS 2007/2008)

General Information

  • For a general course description please read the corresponding pages from the WIAI module guide.
  • You find administrative information at UnivIS.
  • Participants should sign up for the course in the virtual campus.
  • This course is open to diploma students who did not select Cognitive Systems aus special topic.

Recommended Reading / Links

Basic text book:

D. Gentner, K.J. Holyoak, and B.K. Kokinov (2001). The Analogical Mind. Perspectives from Cognitive Science. MIT Press.

For each student, a chapter of this book constitutes his/her basic reading material. Specific further reading (typically one research paper) will be selected after consultation.


  1. Introduction to Analogy (Slides of the talk [pdf])
  2. Introduction to reading and presenting scientific papers, assignement of topics
  3. Seminar Talks
    1. Olexandr Bober: Analogy as Core of Cognition (Copycat, Analogy by Abstraction, and Linguistic Analogies) [Vortrag][Ausarbeitung]
    2. Alexey Kosukho: Case-based Reasoning for Business Processes [Vortrag][Ausarbeitung]
    3. Michael Langer: Emotional Analogies (a Model of Transfer of Emotions; Application to advertisements) [Vortrag][Ausarbeitung]
    4. Matthias Büttner: Analogical Comparison in Choice (application to HCI) [Vortrag] [Ausarbeitung]
    5. Mihaela Tudose: Analogical Reasoning in Children [Vortrag][Ausarbeitung]
  4. Final Discussion

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