Month: December 2016

Rickford to give Freeman Lecture in Linguistics Feb. 17th

Professor John Rickford (http://www.johnrickford.com/) of Stanford University will deliver this year’s annual Freeman Lecture in Linguistics on Friday February 17th at 2:30 in ILC N151. The title of Professor Rickford’s talk will be “Justice for Jeantel (and Trayvon): Fighting Dialect

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CS 585 Natural Language Processing at Data Science Tea Tues. Dec. 13, 2:45

——————————————————————————– What: tea, posters and conversations about NLP When: Tuesday, Dec 13, 2:45 – 3:45 pm Where: Computer Science Building Rooms 150 & 151 Who: You!  Especially MS & PhD students and faculty interested in data science. ——————————————————————————– Join us at Data Science Tea for a poster

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3rd annual UMass Cognitive Science Workshop on Feb. 3rd, 2017

The 3rd annual UMass Cognitive Science Workshop will take place from 2:30 – 5 on Friday Feb. 3rd, 2017 in ILC N400. The talks listed below will be followed by a poster session and reception. If you would like to present a

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Galistell gives 5 Colleges Cognitive Science Colloquium Weds. April 19th at noon

C. Randy Galistell, Professor Emeritus, Rutgers, will give the Five Colleges Cognitive Science Colloquium Weds. April 19th at noon. This event is jointly sponsored by the Cognitive Science Initiative, and all are welcome to attend.

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Fornaciai in Cognitive Brown Bag Weds. Dec. 14 at noon

Michele Fornaciai (UMass Amherst) will be presenting “Temporal evolution of visual representation: From physical to perceived numerosity” in the Cognitive Brown Bag Wednesday Dec. 14 – all are welcome. Time: 12:00pm to 1:15pm  Location:  Tobin 521B. Abstract. Humans share with many animals

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Roon in Linguistics Fri. Dec. 9th at 3:30

Kevin Roon, Post-doctoral Associate, Speech Production, Acoustics, and Perception Lab, CUNY Graduate Center, Friday, December 9, 3:30-4:30, in ILC N400. Title: Modeling feature-driven modulations of phonetic output and verbal response times Abstract: In this talk I will present a series of

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Cataldo at Cognitive Brown Bag Weds. Dec 7 at noon

Andrea Cataldo (UMass Amherst) Time: 12:00pm to 1:15pm Wednesday Dec. 7  Location: Tobin 521B. Title: A Bayesian Hierarchical Signal Detection Model for Rating Scale Data Abstract: The rating scale is a predominant method of quantifying internal states. For instance, emotion

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Turchin in CSSI Fri. Dec. 9th at 12:30

The UMass Computational Social Science Institute invites you to our weekly CSSI seminar. Peter Turchin Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut Friday, December 9, 2016 • 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m (lunch served at noon) Computer Science Building, Room 150/151Title: Ages of Discord: A

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Madsen in Data Science Tea Monday 4-5 pm December 5

Please join us for Data Science Tea on Monday December 5! ——————————————————————————– What: tea, refreshments, presentations and conversations about topics in data science Speakers: Miriam Madsen When: Monday 4-5 pm December 5 Where: Computer Science Building Rooms 150 & 151 Who: You!  Especially MS &

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Green in Language Acquisition Research Center Fri. Dec. 2 at noon

Lisa Green will be talking at LARC on her work on variation, multiple grammars, and tense in African American English. The meeting takes place Friday at 12:00 in ILC N458. All are welcome!

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