Monthly Archives: October 2017

Bidialectalists gather in UB

The conference on Structural and Developmental Aspects of Bidialectalism is nigh! Get ready for ten hours of structured talks and discussion, including international stars and proud local contributions, amply punctuated by breaks for refreshments and meals and informal discussion, preferably … Continue reading

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The joys of minimizing description length

This week we will be treated to two presentations by Roni Katzir on compression-based learning. In the LAVA lunch session on Thursday (high noon), he will discuss “an adequate simplicity metric for learning grammars,” going over three alternatives and arguing … Continue reading

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The emergence of semantically interpretable features

On Monday and Tuesday, our international workshop on the emergence of semantically interpretable features will take place, starting at nine sharp in the newly renovated UB auditorium with Anna Papafragrou from the University of Delaware. She’ll be speaking on “Semantics … Continue reading

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Friday Colloquium on Machine Language Acquisition, and Why Speech Technology Needs More Linguists

CASTL is proud to present the following Friday Colloquium talk on October 6th at 14.15 in E0105: Roksolana Mykhaylyk, Amazon and Harvard University Machine Language Acquisition, and Why Speech Technology Needs More Linguists. Abstract: It is hard to imagine our life before … Continue reading

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