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Computational Linguistics Community meeting Fri. 3/24 at 10 am

From Gaja Jarosz: The next meeting of CLC will take place at Psycholinguistics Workshop this Friday, March 24 (10am, ILC N400), and the theme for our discussion will be “Computational Arguments for Abstract Linguistic Structure”. We have selected two papers

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McKenzie Linguistics Colloquium on Fri. 3/24 at 3:30

Andrew McKenzie (2012 UMass PhD) will give the Department Colloquium on March 24 at 3:30 in ILC N400. The title of Andrew’s talk is: Sources of intensionality in Kiowa noun incorporation and English synthetic compounds. Here is the abstract for

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Moorman on Neural Coding in MLFL Thursday 3/23 at noon

who: David Moorman, UMass Amherst when: noon, Thursday, March 23 where: Computer Science Building Rm 150 food: Antonio’s pizza generous sponsor: ORACLE LABS Making Sense Of Neuron Ensembles: Advances And Issues In Neural Coding Abstract: The brain contains approximately 80

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Hopper on memory in Cognitive Bag Lunch Weds. 3/8 at noon

On March 8, Will Hopper (UMass) will give the next Cognitive Bag Lunch presentation at 12pm in Tobin 521B. All are welcome! Title: Convergent Retrieval Learning: An Account of the Testing Effect Abstract: Studies contrasting the effect of restudy and

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Roberts on epistemic modals in Linguistics Colloquium Friday 3:30

Craige Roberts of the Ohio State University and New York University will be presenting “Agreeing and Assessing: Epistemic modals and the question under discussion” in the Linguistics colloquium series Friday March 3rd at 3:30, in ILC N400. All are welcome!

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Jiang on Reinforcement Learning in Data Science Tuesday at 4

What: DS Seminar Date: February 28, 2017 Time: 4:00 – 5:00 P.M. Location: Computer Science Building, Room 151 A reception will be held at 3:40 P.M. in the atrium outside the presentation room. Nan Jiang University of Michigan New Results

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Emily Morgan in Psycholinguistics Friday at 10 and CLC Monday at 11

Emily Morgan will be speaking to the Psycholingusitics workshop next Friday March 3rd at 10 am in ILC N400. The title and abstract are below. We’ll also be discussing a (very) related paper of hers and Roger Levy’s in preparation

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Trapp on Eye Tracking in Machine Learning Thurs. 2/23 at noon

who: Andrew Trapp, Worcester Polythechnic Institute when: noon, Thursday, February 23 where: Computer Science Building rm150 food: Antonio’s pizza generous sponsor: ORACLE LABS Using Density To Identify Fixations In Gaze Data Optimization-Based Formulations And Algorithms Abstract: Eye tracking is an

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Oiry and Hartman in LARC Friday 2/24 at 12:10

This week in the Language Acquisition Research Center meeting, Magda Oiry and Jeremy Hartman will be presenting their recent work on the acquisition of factives (and their relationship with negation). LARC meets on Fridays at 12:10 in ILC N470. As

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Kozma on cortical oscillation and respiration in Cognitive Bag Lunch Wednesday 2/22 at noon

Robert Kozma (U. of Memphis and UMass) will give the next Cognitive Bag Lunch at 12pm in Tobin 521B on Wednesday Feb. 22. All are welcome! Title: Respiratory modulation of sensory cortices: Experimental evidence and graph theoretical models Abstract: The

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