Month: October 2017

Francisco in Cognitive Bag Lunch noon Weds. 11/1

Ana Francisco will present “Audiovisual processing in dyslexia” in the Cognitive Bag Lunch series, Wednesday at noon in Tobin 521B. Abstract below. All are welcome! The process of learning to read is lengthy and cognitively demanding. Nevertheless, the majority of

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Kim in MLFL Thurs. 11/2 at 11:45

Beomjoon Kim (MIT) will present “Learning to Guide Task and Motion Planning by Predicting Constraints” in the Machine Learning and Friends Lunch Thursday Nov. 2 at 11:45 am in CS 150. Abstract and bio follow. Abstract: In robotics, it is

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Rice in Linguistics Fri. Nov. 3 at 3:30

Keren Rice of the University of Toronto will present “On the phonological status of substantive features: evidence from categorization and predictability” in the Linguistics department on Friday Nov. 3 in ILC N400. All are welcome! An abstract is below. Abstract.  There

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Cataldo in Cognitive Bag Lunch noon Weds. 10/25

Andrea Cataldo will present in the Cognitive Bag Lunch series, Wednesday at noon in Tobin 521B. All are welcome!

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Joe Pater on Generative Linguistics and Neural Nets Fri. Oct. 27 at 10

The Computational Linguistics Community (CLiC) will meet to discuss Joe Pater’s paper “Generative Linguistics and Neural Networks at 60: Foundation, Friction, and Fusion” in ILC N451 at 10 am Friday, Oct. 27. https://blogs.umass.edu/linguist/2017/10/06/new-paper-generative-linguistics-and-neural-networks-at-60/

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Ken Kurtz on Category Learning Friday Oct. 27 at 1:30

Kenneth Kurtz of Binghamton University will present a special talk on “The Psychology of Human Category Learning: An Overview and New Directions”. It will be held in N451 in the Integrative Learning Center, Friday Oct. 27th from 1:30 to 2:30.

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Danny Fox Linguistics Colloquium Friday Oct. 20th

Danny Fox of MIT will present “Exhaustivity as cell identification” in the Linguistics Colloquium series organized by the GLSA. The talk is in ILC N400 at 3:30 – all are welcome! The abstract is below. Abstract: Under the Grammatical Theory

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Cho in MLFL Thurs. 10/20 at 10:00

Kyunghyun Cho (NYU) will present “Deep Learning, Where are you going?” in the Machine Learning and Friends Lunch Thursday Oct. 20 at 10:00am in CS 150. Abstract and bio follow. Abstract: There are three axes along which advances in machine learning and

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Kellen in Cognitive Bag Lunch noon Weds. 10/18

David Kellen (Syracuse University) will present in the Cognitive Bag Lunch series, Wednesday at noon in Tobin 521B. All are welcome!

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Cognitive Science Society Graduate Student Representative

The Cognitive Science Society is seeking applications for a new Graduate Student Representative to the society’s Governing Board. The GSR will be a current graduate student in a cognitive science related field who will represent student interests as a non-voting

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