Year: 2019

Jara-Ettington in Cognitive brown bag Weds. 11/6 at noon

Julian Jara-Ettington will give a presentation in Cognitive brown bag Weds. 10/30 at noon in Tobin 521B. The title of the talk is “Number and Counting in the Bolivian Amazon.” All are welcome!

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Vondrick in CICS Thurs. 11/6 at 11:45

who: Carl Vondrick when: 11/6 Wednesday 11:45a – 1:15p where: Computer Science Building Rm 140 food: Athena’s Pizza generous sponsor:  ORACLE LABS Learning from Unlabeled Video Abstract: I will discuss our research to use large amounts of unlabeled video in order to

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[neural-linguistics] Forbes et al. (2019) Thurs. 11/7 at 3pm

This Thursday, the neural-linguistics group will discuss Forbes et al. (2019): Do neural language representations learn physical commonsense at 3pm in ILC N451. All are welcome!

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[CANCELLED] Frank’s talk has been cancelled

Michael Frank was scheduled to give a developmental science colloquium talk on November 7th, but unfortunately this has to be cancelled.

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Momma in Cognitive brown bag Weds. 10/30 at noon

Shota Momma (UMass Linguistics) will give a presentation in Cognitive brown bag Weds. 10/30 at noon in Tobin 521B. Title and abstract are below. All are welcome! Title: How awful are verb-final sentences (for speakers)? Abstract: Mark Twain, in his humorous essay

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Wang in CICS Thurs. 10/31 at 11:45

who: Zi Wang when: 10/31 (Thursday) 11:45a – 1:15p where: Computer Science Building Rm 150 food: Athena’s Pizza generous sponsor:  ORACLE LABS Bayesian Optimization for Global Optimization of Expensive Black-box Functions Abstract: Many problems in areas ranging from finance and product design to

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[neural-linguistics] Weiss et al. (2018) Thurs. 10/31 at 3pm

This Thursday, the neural-linguistics group will discuss Weiss et al. (2018): On the Practical Computational Power of Finite Precision RNNs for Language Recognition at 3pm in ILC N451. All are welcome!

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Thompson in CICS Thurs. 10/24 at 11:45

Laure Thompson will give a presentation at Machine Learning and Friends Lunch. Time: Thursday, October 24, 2019 – 12:00pm. Location: Computer Science Building, Room 150/151. Title and abstract TBA.

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Baker in Cognitive brown bag Weds. 10/23 at noon

Glenn Baker (Mt. Holyoke) will give a presentation in Cognitive brown bag Weds. 10/23 at noon in Tobin 521B. Title and abstract TBA. All are welcome!

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Greene in Social Psychology brown bag on Weds. 10/23 at noon

Location: Tobin 423 This week we will be hearing from Dr. Josh Greene, Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. Dr. Greene’s talk is entitled, “Moral Cognition for the Greater Good.” Dr. Greene’s research focuses on the psychology and neuroscience of

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