Month: February 2018

Haghtalab in Data Science Weds. Feb. 21 at 4 pm

What: DS Theory Seminar Date: February 21, 2018 Time: 4:00 – 5:00 P.M. Location: Computer Science Building, Room 151 Nika Haghtalab Carnegie Mellon University “Machine learning by the people, for the people” Abstract: Typical analysis of learning algorithms considers their outcome in isolation from the

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Syrett in Cognitive Bag Lunch in Linguistics Weds. Feb. 21

The Cognitive Bag Lunch on Weds. Feb. 21 will be held in ILC N400 at 12:05, and will feature Kristen Syrett of Rutgers University (http://rci.rutgers.edu/~syrettk/).  To compensate for asking our colleagues from PBS to make the trek across campus, we

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Deo in Linguistics Friday Feb. 16 at 3:30

Ashwini Deo of Ohio State University will be presenting a talk Friday at 3:30 in N400. The title and abstract are below. All are welcome! Title: Alternative circumstances of evaluation and the ser/estar distinction in Spanish Abstract: The Spanish copulas ser and estar have distributional and interpretational

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Musso in Data Science Tuesday Feb. 13 at 4

What: DS Seminar Date: February 13, 2018 Time: 4:00 – 5:00 P.M. Location: Computer Science Building, Room 151 Cameron Musco The Power of Simple Algorithms: From Data Science to Biological Systems  Abstract:  In recent years, very simple randomized methods, such as stochastic

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Fornaciai and Park in Cognitive Brown Bag Weds. Feb. 14th at noon

Cognitive Brown Bag, 2/14/18, 12:00-1:15, Tobin 521B Michele Fornaciai & Joonkoo Park (PBS) Serial dependence in numerosity perception Attractive serial dependence represents an adaptive change in the representation of sensory information, whereby current stimuli appear more similar to previous ones.

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Hirsch in Linguistics Friday Feb. 9 at 3:30

“Towards an Inflexible Semantics for Cross-Categorial Operators” Aron Hirsch (McGill) It is generally thought that the semantics is flexible in such a way that one operator can compose with different kinds of arguments (e.g. Montague 1973, Partee & Rooth 1983,

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Hariharan in MLFL Thursday at 11:45

who: Bharath Hariharan, Cornell University when: 11:45 A.M. 1:15 P.M., Thursday, February 8th where: Computer Science Building Rm 150 “Visual recognition beyond large labeled training sets“ Abstract: The performance of recognition systems has grown by leaps and bounds these last 5 years.

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Dahlstrom-Hakki in Cognitive Bag Lunch Weds. Feb. 7

Cognitive Brown Bag, 2/7/18, 12:00-1:15. NOTE:  This week only, the talk will be in Bartlett 119 Ibrahim Dahlstrom-Hakki (Landmark College) Teaching Students with Disabilities Online: Language-Based Challenges and Cognitive Access   Many students with Learning Disabilities (LD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity

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