Author: Joe Pater

Nosakhare in Machine Learning and Friends Lunch Thurs. 9/12

who: Ehimwenma Nosakhare (Microsoft New England Research and Development Center) when: Sept 12 (Thursday) 11:45a – 1:15p where: Computer Science Building Rm 150 food: Athena’s Pizza “Probabilistic Latent Variable Modeling for Predicting Future Well-Being and Assessing Behavioral Influences on Stress”

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Sanders in Cognitive Bag Lunch Weds. 9/11

Lisa Sanders (UMass PBS) will present  “A Potential Measure of Phonological Processing During Natural Speech Comprehension: One Year Later” in the Cognitive Brown Bag meeting at noon Weds. Sept. 11. These meetings are held in Tobin 521B and all are welcome.

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Fernanda Ferreira presentations on Thursday 4/25 and Friday 4/26

Fernanda Ferreira is delivering a talk in the Five College Cognitive Science Speaker Series Thurs. April 25 at 2:45, and this year’s Freeman Lecture in Linguistics Fri. April 26th at 3:30. The CogSci talk will be aimed at a more specialist audience;

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Merika Wilson in cognitive brown bag Wednesday at noon

The cognitive brown bag speaker on Wednesday, April 24 (12:00, Tobin 521B) will be Merika Wilson (https://www.umass.edu/pbs/people/merika-wilson).  Title and abstract are below.  All are welcome.   The Role of Conjunctive Representations in Memory Evidence suggests that structural or functional changes

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Dayal in Linguistics Friday April 12th at 3:30

Veneeta Dayal of Yale University will present “The Fine Structure of the Interrogative Left Periphery” in the GLSA Linguistics colloquium series Friday April 12th at 3:30. All are welcome! Abstract: In this talk I explore the possibility that there are three

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Pandey in Cognitive Brown Bag Wednesday at noon

The cognitive brown bag this week on Wednesday April 10 at 12:00 in Tobin 521B will be given by Sandarsh Pandey (https://www.umass.edu/pbs/people/sandarsh-pandey).  Title and abstract are below.  All are welcome. Investigating the properties of hierarchical ensemble representations An ensemble representation

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Kitts in CSSI Friday at 12:30

Rethinking Social Networks in the Era of Computational Social ScienceJames KittsProfessor, Department of Sociology, University of Massachusetts AmherstFriday, April 5, 2019 • 12:30-2:00PM (lunch served at 12:15)Computer Science Building • Room 150/151Abstract — Social network analysis has proliferated throughout the social sciences

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Rush in MLFL Thurs. April 4 at noon

Alexander “Sasha” Rush of MIT will present “Controllable Text Generation With Deep Latent-Variable Models” in the Machine Learning and Friends Lunch in CS 150 at noon on Thurs. April 4th (arrive at 11:45 for pizza). All are welcome! Abstract: Progress

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Iatridou in Linguistics Fri. April 5 at 3:30

Sabine Iatridou of MIT will present “Negation Licensed Comments” in the GLSA colloquium series Friday April 5th at 3:30 in ILC N400. All are welcome, and a reception will follow.

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Chang in Cognitive brown bag Weds. April 3 at noon

The cognitive brown bag on Weds. April 3 will feature Junha Chang ( https://www.umass.edu/pbs/people/junha-chang).  As always, the talk will be at noon in Tobin 521B.  Title and abstract are below.  All are welcome. Do Observers Integrate Separate Features to Make

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