Month: January 2018

Neubig on “What Can Neural Networks Teach us about Language?” Thurs. Feb 1 at 11:45

Machine Learning and Friends who: Graham Neubig (CMU) when: 11:45a – 1:15p, Feb 1st where: Computer Science Building Rm 150 food: Antonios Pizza generous sponsor:  ORACLE LABS  What Can Neural Networks Teach us about Language? Abstract: Neural networks have led to

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Sadil in Cognitive Brown Bag Weds. Jan. 31 at noon

Cognitive Brown Bag, 1/31/18, 12:00-1:15, Tobin 521B. Patrick Sadil   (PBS) Pattern-completion of intra-item associations Some neurocomputational theories of episodic memory have cast recollection as a pattern-completion process during which information is retrieved. In contrast to the pattern-matchingprocess of familiarity, recollection

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Sue Carey, Friday April 20th at 3:30

The Five College Cognitive Science Speaker Series and the UMass Initiative in Cognitive Science is pleased to announce that Sue Carey, Department of Psychology, Harvard, will speak at UMass on Friday, April 20 at 3:30pm in ILC S131. The title and

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Hammerly in Cognitive Brown Bag Weds. Feb. 24 at noon

Cognitive Brown Bag, 1/24/18, 12:00-1:15, Tobin 521B. Speaker:  Chris Hammerly, UMass Linguistics Title: Response bias modulates illusions of (un)grammaticality in subject-verb agreement: A diffusion model account   Abstract: Over the past decade, the comprehension of subject-verb agreement has been argued to

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Susan Carey talk postponed

Susan Carey’s talk, scheduled for February 2nd, has been postponed. We are working on finding a new date.

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Seminar on Cognitive Penetrability

From Louise Antony Dear Colleagues and Students, I will be teaching a seminar in Spring 2018 that might be of interest to students working in cognitive science. It will focus on the question whether perception can be “cognitively penetrated,” ie.,

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