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Dubin in Cognitive Bag Lunch noon Weds. 11/15

Jeff Dubin (ethics) will present in the Cognitive Bag Lunch series, Wednesday at noon in Tobin 521B. All are welcome!

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Wu in MLFL Thurs. 11/16 at 11:45

Steven Wu (MSR) will present “A Smoothed Analysis of the Greedy Algorithm for the Linear Contextual Bandit Problem” in the Machine Learning and Friends Lunch Thursday Nov. 16 at 11:45 am in CS 150. Abstract and bio follow. Abstract: Bandit

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Farbood in Research in Music Series Friday, Nov. 17 at 2:30

Mary Farbood (NYU) will present “The Temporal Dynamics of Music Versus Speech Processing” in the Old Chapel Conference Room on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 at 2:30pm. All are welcome! An abstract is below. Two studies comparing the temporal dynamics of music

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Wang in MLFL Thurs. 11/9 at 11:45

Lu Wang (Northeastern) will present “What Makes a Good Argument: Understanding and Predicting High Quality Arguments Using NLP Methods” in the Machine Learning and Friends Lunch Thursday Nov. 2 at 11:45 am in CS 150. Abstract and bio follow. Abstract:

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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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