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Syrett in Cognitive Bag Lunch in Linguistics Weds. Feb. 21

The Cognitive Bag Lunch on Weds. Feb. 21 will be held in ILC N400 at 12:05, and will feature Kristen Syrett of Rutgers University (http://rci.rutgers.edu/~syrettk/).  To compensate for asking our colleagues from PBS to make the trek across campus, we

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Deo in Linguistics Friday Feb. 16 at 3:30

Ashwini Deo of Ohio State University will be presenting a talk Friday at 3:30 in N400. The title and abstract are below. All are welcome! Title: Alternative circumstances of evaluation and the ser/estar distinction in Spanish Abstract: The Spanish copulas ser and estar have distributional and interpretational

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Musso in Data Science Tuesday Feb. 13 at 4

What: DS Seminar Date: February 13, 2018 Time: 4:00 – 5:00 P.M. Location: Computer Science Building, Room 151 Cameron Musco The Power of Simple Algorithms: From Data Science to Biological Systems  Abstract:  In recent years, very simple randomized methods, such as stochastic

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Fornaciai and Park in Cognitive Brown Bag Weds. Feb. 14th at noon

Cognitive Brown Bag, 2/14/18, 12:00-1:15, Tobin 521B Michele Fornaciai & Joonkoo Park (PBS) Serial dependence in numerosity perception Attractive serial dependence represents an adaptive change in the representation of sensory information, whereby current stimuli appear more similar to previous ones.

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Hirsch in Linguistics Friday Feb. 9 at 3:30

“Towards an Inflexible Semantics for Cross-Categorial Operators” Aron Hirsch (McGill) It is generally thought that the semantics is flexible in such a way that one operator can compose with different kinds of arguments (e.g. Montague 1973, Partee & Rooth 1983,

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Hariharan in MLFL Thursday at 11:45

who: Bharath Hariharan, Cornell University when: 11:45 A.M. 1:15 P.M., Thursday, February 8th where: Computer Science Building Rm 150 “Visual recognition beyond large labeled training sets“ Abstract: The performance of recognition systems has grown by leaps and bounds these last 5 years.

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Dahlstrom-Hakki in Cognitive Bag Lunch Weds. Feb. 7

Cognitive Brown Bag, 2/7/18, 12:00-1:15. NOTE:  This week only, the talk will be in Bartlett 119 Ibrahim Dahlstrom-Hakki (Landmark College) Teaching Students with Disabilities Online: Language-Based Challenges and Cognitive Access   Many students with Learning Disabilities (LD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity

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Neubig on “What Can Neural Networks Teach us about Language?” Thurs. Feb 1 at 11:45

Machine Learning and Friends who: Graham Neubig (CMU) when: 11:45a – 1:15p, Feb 1st where: Computer Science Building Rm 150 food: Antonios Pizza generous sponsor:  ORACLE LABS  What Can Neural Networks Teach us about Language? Abstract: Neural networks have led to

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Sadil in Cognitive Brown Bag Weds. Jan. 31 at noon

Cognitive Brown Bag, 1/31/18, 12:00-1:15, Tobin 521B. Patrick Sadil   (PBS) Pattern-completion of intra-item associations Some neurocomputational theories of episodic memory have cast recollection as a pattern-completion process during which information is retrieved. In contrast to the pattern-matchingprocess of familiarity, recollection

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Sue Carey, Friday April 20th at 3:30

The Five College Cognitive Science Speaker Series and the UMass Initiative in Cognitive Science is pleased to announce that Sue Carey, Department of Psychology, Harvard, will speak at UMass on Friday, April 20 at 3:30pm in ILC S131. The title and

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