Author: Joe Pater

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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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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Ken Kurtz visiting UMass Friday Oct. 27th

Ken Kurtz of Binghamton University will be visiting UMass Fri. Oct. 27th. He will give a talk on a generative connectionist model of category learning. If you are interested, please go to this Doodle page this week to indicate what

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Vyas in MLFL Thurs. 9/21 at 11:45

who:  Yogarshi Vyas, University of Maryland, College Park when: 11:45 A.M., Thursday, September 21st where: Computer Science Building Rm 150 food: Antonio’s pizza “Detecting Asymmetric Semantic Relations in Context : A Case-Study on Hypernymy Detection” Abstract: Comparing the meaning of words and understanding how

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Munoz Tord in Cognitive Bag Lunch noon Weds. 9/20

David Munoz Tord (Smith College) will present “Electrophysiological insights of rapid spatial attention deployment toward aggressive voices” in the Cognitive Bag Lunch series, Wednesday at noon in Tobin 521B. All are welcome! Future bag lunches: 9/27 – Michael Cohen – Amherst College

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Save the date: Susan Carey Feb. 2

Susan Carey, the Henry A. Morss, Jr. and Elisabeh W. Morss Professor of Psychology at Harvard University, will be visiting UMass to give a talk Friday Feb. 2 at 3:30 pm. The title of the talk is “Do Non-Linguistic Creatures have

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Cowell in cognitive bag lunch noon Weds. Sept. 13

Rosie Cowell of UMass will present “Two surprising results predicted by a representational account of memory: normal aging shields us from semantic interference, and we can do cued recall without engaging the hippocampus” at noon Wednesday Sept. 13 in Tobin 521B.

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Flaherty in MLFL Thurs. Sept. 14 at noon

Pat Flaherty (UMass Math) will present “A Nonparametric Bayesian Model For Single-cell Variant Calling” in the Machine Learning and Friends Lunch Thursday Sept.. 14 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm in CS 150. Abstract and bio follows. Abstract: Advances in DNA sequencing technology have

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