July 22nd, 2007 - No Responses

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

French universities trying to recruit

July 4th, 2007 - No Responses

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Machine Learning and Cognitive Science in Language Acquisition

June 17th, 2007 - No Responses

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)

Alex Clark, Department of Computer Science, Royal Holloway University of London
Nick Chater, Department of Psychology, University College London

Invited Speakers:
John Goldsmith (Linguistics, University of Chicago)
Chris Manning (Computer Science and Linguistics, Stanford University)
Morten Christiansen (Psychology, Cornell University)
Matthew Crocker (Psycholinguistics, Saarland University)
Walter Daelemans (Computational Linguistics and Artificial Intelligence,
University of Antwerp)
Colin de la Higuera (Grammatical Inference, St Etienne)

Université d’Aix

May 20th, 2007 - No Responses

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

U of Michigan

May 20th, 2007 - No Responses

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

Towards a new empiricism in linguistics (Austin TX)

May 10th, 2007 - No Responses

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

Modelisation en sciences humaines

May 10th, 2007 - No Responses

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


May 10th, 2007 - No Responses

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?

May 10th, 2007 - No Responses

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?

May 10th, 2007 - No Responses

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.