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Yu in Cognitive Bag Lunch noon Weds. 12/6

Kristine Yu (UMass Linguistics) will present a talk title “Recovering sentence structure from spoken language” in the Cognitive Bag Lunch series, Wednesday at noon in Tobin 521B. All are welcome!

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Info on NIH definition of clinical trials for grant writers

Jeremy Wolfe  has written a post on the NIH definition of clinical trials on the Psychonomic Society’s website. See the post here: https://featuredcontent.psychonomic.org/the-nih-definition-of-clinical-trials-an-update-for-the-holiday-season/

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Nithyanand in CSSI seminar Fri. Dec. 8 12:30-2

The UMass Computational Social Science Institute invites you to an engaging (and timely) talk from a visiting postdoc, collaborating with two CSSI affiliates: Rishab Nithyanand Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellow, Data & Society, New York Friday, December 8, 2017 • 12:30

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Valentine Hacquard colloquium Friday Dec. 8th at 3:30

Valentine Hacquard of the University of Maryland will be presenting “Learning what ‘must’ and ‘can’ must and can mean”, Friday December 8th at 3:30 in ILC N400. All are welcome – a reception will follow. Abstract. The way languages across the world

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PhD position in speech processing at UMass

We encourage potential PhD students who are interested in speech processing to apply to the Cognitive and Cognitive Neuroscience graduate program to work with Lisa Sanders (Psychological and Brain Sciences) and Joe Pater (Linguistics) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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White in Cognitive Bag Lunch noon Weds. 11/29

Chris White will present in the Cognitive Bag Lunch series, Wednesday at noon in Tobin 521B. All are welcome!

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Ranganath in MLFL Thurs. 11/30 at 11:45

Rajesh Ranganath (NYU) will present “Black Box Variational Inference: Scalable, Generic Bayesian Computation and its Applications” in the Machine Learning and Friends Lunch Thursday Nov. 13 at 11:45 am in CS 150. Abstract and bio follow. Abstract: Probabilistic generative models

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Screening of AlphaGo 11/30 in S131 Integrated Learning Center

Screening of AlphaGo November 30 S131 Integrated Learning Center Showing at 5pm. Note this event is not in the Computer Science Building and seating is limited. With more board configurations than there are atoms in the universe, the ancient Chinese

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Gilbers on AAE and hip-hop Friday, 12/1 at 10 in ILC N451

Steven Gilbers of the University of Groningen will be giving a special talk on: “Regional variation in African American English and hip-hop. Why 2Pac’s accent changed over time and why Snoop Dogg and Jay Z have different rap flows”. It

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Dubin in Cognitive Bag Lunch noon Weds. 11/15

Jeff Dubin (ethics) will present in the Cognitive Bag Lunch series, Wednesday at noon in Tobin 521B. All are welcome!

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