who:  Maja Rudolph – Columbia when: 11:45 A.M. 1:15 P.M., Thursday, March 29th where: Computer Science Building Rm 150 food: Athena’s pizza “Exponential Family Embeddings” Abstract:  Word embeddings are a powerful approach for capturing semantic similarity among terms in a vocabulary. Exponential family …

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Colin Phillips (University of Maryland, https://www.colinphillips.net) is presenting “Speaking, understanding, and grammar” in the Department of Linguistics on Friday, March 30th, at 3:30PM, in the  Integrative Learning Center in room N400. The abstract is below. Abstract: We speak and understand the same language, …

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The Music and Language CogSci Incubator (https://blogs.umass.edu/cogsci/2018/03/10/music-and-language-cogsci-incubator-with-acevedo-and-temperley/) will begin on Tues. April 3rd at 2:30 in ILC N458 with a discussion of David Temperley’s The Musical Language of Rock. Participants are encouraged to bring questions and discussion points that don’t …

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From Paul Katz I would like to invite you the First Annual UMass Interdisciplinary Neurosciences Conference (https://sites.google.com/view/umass-neurosciences).The University of Massachusetts Amherst has a large and growing community of researchers and engineers who directly address issues relating to the nervous system or …

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The fourth annual UMass CogSci Workshop will be held in conjunction with Sue Carey’s visit to the campus on April 20th (https://blogs.umass.edu/cogsci/2018/01/30/sue-carey-friday-april-20th-at-330/). The workshop will consist of a poster session from 2:15-3:15; please submit your poster info here: https://goo.gl/forms/mt9v6NYU30zywGNe2. As always, …

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Ibrahim Dahlstrom-Hakki (Landmark College) will speak on “Teaching Students with Disabilities Online: Language-Based Challenges and Cognitive Access” in the next cognitive brown bag, Wednesday, March 28 in Tobin 521B from 12-1:20. The abstract is below. Many students with Learning Disabilities …

Dahlstrom-Hakki in Cognitive Brown Bag Weds. March 28th in Tobin 521B from 12-1:20 Read more »

Richard Aslin (Yale University), 4pm, Monday March 19th, Weinstein Auditorium, Smith College [co-sponsored by the Developmental Science Initiative and the Office of the President, Smith College] ​ http://haskinslabs.org/people/richard-aslin “What Looking Times and Brain Imaging Can Tell Us About Attention and …

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