Month: October 2016

Xue in MLFL Thursday Nov. 3 at noon

Tianfan Xue will present “Visual Dynamics Probabilistic Future Frame Synthesis Via Cross Convolutional Networks” in the Machine Learning and Friends Lunch this Thursday at noon. Details, abstract and short bio are below. What is it? A gathering of students/faculty/staff with broad interest

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Gow in Linguistics 3:30 Fri. Nov. 4

David Gow (Cognitive/Behavioral Neurology Group, Massachusetts General Hospital), will present “Inference, phonology and the brain: What Granger analysis can tell us about the sources of phonological structure” Friday November 4, 2106, at 3:30 PM, in ILC N400. An abstract follows. Abstract: Speech perception reflects

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Potter in Cognitive Brown Bag Weds. Nov. 2 at noon

Time: 12:00pm to 1:15pm Wednesday Nov. 2. Location:  Tobin 521B. All are welcome! Kevin Potter (University of Massachusetts) Title: Testing a perceptual fluency/disfluency model of priming with a model of response time and choice Abstract: With immediate repetition priming of forced choice

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Jackendoff in Linguistics 3:30 Fri. Oct. 28

Ray Jackendoff will present a colloquium in the Department of Linguistics this Friday (October 28). Place: N400. Time: 3:30 PM. Ray Jackendoff (Tufts University) and Jenny Audring (University of Leiden): Morphology in the Mental Lexicon. We explore a theory of morphology grounded

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Boroditsky at Smith College Thurs. Oct. 27 at 4:30

Lera Boroditsky will present “How the languages we speak shape the ways we think” on Thursday, October 27, 4:30 PM, McConnell Foyer 103, Smith College. Lera Boroditsky is an Associate Professor of Cognitive Science at UCSD and Editor in Chief of Frontiers in

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Criss in Cognitive Brown Bag Weds. Oct. 26th at noon

Time: 12:00pm to 1:15pm Wednesday Oct. 26. Location:  Tobin 521B. Amy Criss (Syracuse University) http://memolab.syr.edu/ Title: Memory across Tasks, Items, and Individuals Memory researchers have spent the past several decades drilling down into memory. For example, many empirical investigations and theoretical developments

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Ng in CSSI, Weds. Oct. 19 at 11 am

In lieu of the Friday Computational Social Science Institute seminar this week there is a collaborative talk with the UMass Information Technology Policy seminar series. The talk will take place in CS140, Wednesday October 19  11AM. Jason Q. Ng, Data Analyst Tumblr; Research Fellow,

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Weidemann in Cognitive Bag Lunch Weds. Oct. 19

Time: 12:00pm to 1:15pm Wednesday Oct. 19. Location:  Tobin 521B. Christoph Weidemann (Swansea University) http://cogsci.info/ “The dynamics of recognition memory: Insights from response times and brain activity” Abstract: Decades of research on recognition memory has given us great insights into the underlying processes and

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Utts at Smith College Tues. Oct. 18th at 4 pm

Understanding p-values and the Controversy Surrounding Them SPEAKER:               Jessica Utts President of the American Statistical Association Professor of Statistics, University of California at Irvine DATE:                       Tuesday, October 18, 2016 TIME:                       Tea at 4 o’clock Talk at 4:30 pm PLACE:                    Tea

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Fisher in Distinguished Faculty Lecture Tues. Oct. 18th at 4 p.m.

The campus community is invited to attend the first 2016-2017 Distinguished Faculty Lecture on Tuesday, October 18, at 4 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell Building. Professor Donald Fisher, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, will present “The Eyes

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