Month: January 2016

Gross in CSSI seminar Fri. Jan. 29 12:30-2

The UMass Computational Social Science Institute invites you to the CSSI seminar, cosponsored this week by the Department of Political Science: Justin Gross Department of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst Connected by Comments: The Evolving Affect Network of Presidential

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Mazumdar in CS Thursday 1/28 at 1 pm

Neural Auto-associative Memory Via Sparse Recovery who: Arya Mazumdar, UMass CICS when: 1:00pm Thursday, 1/28 where: cs151 pizza: Antonio’s generous sponsor: Yahoo! ***In general, MLFL will be at 12pm this semester. However, this week it is at 1pm*** Abstract: An associative

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UMass CogSci Workshop Fri. Jan. 29th

The 2nd Annual UMass Cognitive Science Workshop will be held this Friday Jan. 29th from 2:30 – 5, in the Department of Linguistics on the 4th floor on the Integrative Learning Center. All are welcome, regardless of whether you have RSVP’d. Please

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Stratos in CS on word learning Thursday, 1/21

who: Karl Stratos, Columbia when: 12:00pm Thursday, 1/21 where: cs151 pizza: Antonio’s generous sponsor: Yahoo! ***Note that this semester’s MLFL talks will be at a different time than last semester*** Abstract: There has recently been much success in deriving rich, distributional

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Brain Wars and “Integrative Cognitive Science”

Dear all, I’m working on a new project called “Brain Wars” http://blogs.umass.edu/brain-wars/. This is my working title for a book directed at the general public about the debates over “Associative” vs. “Algebraic” models of cognition, and related battles. I’ll likely be

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Simon Kirby April 22nd: Save the date and time poll

This is a reminder that Simon Kirby of Edinburgh will be visiting us on Friday April 22nd. There are two possibilities for times. One is to hold the talk at 12:30 – 2, which is the Computational  Social Science Seminar time, and we’d

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RSVP: 2nd annual UMass CogSci Workshop Fri. Jan. 29th

We will be holding the 2nd annual UMass Cognitive Science Workshop on Friday January 29th, from 2 – 5 pm. Our speakers will be Gaja Jarosz of Linguistics, Brendan O’Connor of Computer Science, and one more to be confirmed. The

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