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Sunday, July 22nd, 2007

Bernard Laks told me about some software being made available for download (at for ranking academic accomplishment. I don’t know quite what I think about this, but it’s tantalizing.

French universities trying to recruit
Wednesday, July 4th, 2007

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Machine Learning and Cognitive Science in Language Acquisition
Sunday, June 17th, 2007

London June 21-22, 2007 An interdisciplinary workshop bringing together researchers in cognitive science and machine learning who are interested in language acquisition. Sponsored by the PASCAL network of excellence in Machine Learning. ( Location: University College London Date: 21 and 22 June 2007, (Thursday and Friday) Organisers: Alex Clark, Department of Computer Science, Royal Holloway […]

Université d’Aix
Sunday, May 20th, 2007

I’ll be talking au département de linguistique à l’Université d’Aix — the 9th of February (2007).

U of Michigan
Sunday, May 20th, 2007

I’ll be talking at the University of Michigan on November 30, 2007.

Towards a new empiricism in linguistics (Austin TX)
Thursday, May 10th, 2007

I’ll be participating in this meeting of the TLS at UT Austin on November 9-11.

Modelisation en sciences humaines
Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Je participerai à ce meeting à Paris X Nanterre le 2 juillet.

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Thanks to soon-to-be Dr. Aris Xanthos, I’ll be speaking at the Université de Lausanne le 13 juin.

Your Turing machine or mine?
Thursday, May 10th, 2007

I’ll be asking that question, at the Machine Learning and Cognitive Science of Language Acquisition Workshop, in London, on June 21 and 22. Organized by Alex Clark and Nick Chater. This link is to their website.

Oslo in May?
Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Due to the good offices of Jan Terje Faarlund, I’ll be giving two talks in Oslo. If you’re in Oslo on May 29 or 30, stop by.