Month: February 2015

Cowell at NSB Seminar Series Weds. 2/25 at 4 p.m.

Rosie Cowell (UMass Psychological and Brain Sciences) will be presenting Do amnesics forget because old things look new or because new things look old? in the NSB Seminar Series in 222 Morrill II at 4 p.m. Wednesday, February 25. Everyone is welcome – the abstract

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Zuraw in Linguistics, Fri. 2/27 at 3:30 pm

Kie Zuraw of UCLA will be giving a job talk titled “Polarized Variation” (abstract below) in the Linguistics department on Friday, 20 February at 3:30 pm in ILC N400. All are welcome to attend. Polarized Variation The normal distribution–the bell

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Cox at Cognitive Brown Bag Weds. 2/25 at noon

Greg Cox of Syracuse University will be presenting A dynamic approach to recognition memory in the Cognitive Brown Bag series in Tobin 521B at noon Wednesday, February 25. He’ll be discussing a computational model of recognition memory that he developed with Richard

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Dillon at Cognitive Brown Bag Weds. 2/18 at noon

Brian Dillon (UMass Linguistics) will be presenting Which noun phrases is this verb supposed to agree with… and when? in the Cognitive Brown Bag series in Tobin 521 at noon Wednesday, February 11. Everyone is welcome – the abstract is below. Abstract: The

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Gallagher in Linguistics, Fri. 2/20 at 3:30pm

Gillian Gallagher of NYU will be giving a job talk titled Natural Classes in Phonotactic Learning (abstract below) in the Linguistics department on Friday, 20 February at 3:30 pm in ILC N400. All are welcome to attend. Natural classes in

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Kobren at Machine Learning and Friends, Thurs. 2/19 at 12:30pm

Ari Kobren of the UMass CS department will be speaking in the Machine Learning and Friends lunch in CS 150 on Thursday, 19 February at 12:30 pm. Everyone is welcome.

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Phonology search campus visits

The Department of Linguistics is currently conducting a search for a phonologist, and the campus visits have now been arranged. All of the candidates have interdisciplinary interests. Like all Linguistics colloquia, the talks will be held Fridays in ILC N-400, will

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Sadil at Cognitive Brown Bag Weds. 2/11 at noon

Patrick Sadil (lab manager of Rosie Cowell’s Computational Memory and Perception Lab) will be presenting Visual Recollection in the Cognitive Brown Bag series in Tobin 521 at noon Wednesday, February 11. Everyone is welcome – the abstract is below. Abstract: It is widely

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Linderman at Machine Learning and Friends, Thurs. 2/12 at 12:30pm

Scott Linderman of Harvard University, who works with Leslie Valiant on computational neuroscience and machine learning, will be presenting in the Machine Learning and Friends Lunch in CS150 on February 12 at 12:30 pm. Everyone is welcome.

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Schedule for Machine Learning and Friends available

The schedule for this semester’s Machine Learning and Friends series, held Thursdays at 12:30 in CS150, can be found at http://people.cs.umass.edu/~mlfriend/pmwiki/pmwiki.php. The first talk is Feb. 12th, by Scott Linderman of Harvard, who works on computational neuroscience and machine learning with

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