Month: February 2017

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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Amanda Doucette in Experimental Lab, Friday, 2/24 at 9:15am

The next meeting of the Computational Linguistics Community will feature a presentation by Amanda Doucette on neural net modeling of phonological learning. The talk will take place at the Experimental Lab meeting, Feb 24th, 9:15am in ILC N400.

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Dixon in Cognitive Bag Lunch noon Weds. Feb. 15

James Dixon (UConn) at 12pm in Tobin 521B Weds. Feb. 15 Sneaking Up On Biology: Lessons from Non-Living Dissipative Systems. Abstract: All organisms develop the ability to perceive and act in the service of goals and intentions, no matter how rudimentary. Behavioral

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Munkhdalai in Machine Learning and Friends Tues. Feb. 14 at noon

who: Tsendsuren Munkhdalai, UMass CICS when: noon, Tuesday, February 14 where: Computer Science Building rm150 food: Antonio’s pizza Abstract: This talk will first briefly review recent advances in memory augmented neural nets and then present our own contribution, Neural Semantic Encoders (NSE) [1,2]. With a

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Fitter in Machine Learning and Friends, noon, Wednesday, February 15

Please note:  This is the second MLFL scheduled this week and it is on Wednesday who: Naomi Fitter, University of Pennsylvania  when: noon, Wednesday, February 15 where: Computer Science Building rm150 food: Antonio’s pizza Exploring Human-Inspired Haptic Interaction Skills For Robots Abstract:  A human-inspired understanding

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