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SBSI Brown Bag: Kristopher Smith

January 29, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Kristopher Smith, PhD Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Psychology/Social Behavioral Science Initiative University of Pennsylvania   How exposure to other cultures is changing Hadza cooperation   Human cooperation differs in scope and scale from other animals. Whereas cooperation in nonhuman animals is restricted to kin and reciprocal relationships, humans cooperate in large groups and with anonymous […]

CBICA Seminar: Hersh Sagreiya

January 30, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Center for Biomedical Image Computing and Analytics (CBICA) Seminar   Hersh Sagreiya Department of Radiology University of Pennsylvania   New Frontiers in the Application of Machine Learning to Ultrasound   While there are many applications of traditional machine learning and deep learning to x-rays, CT, and MRI, projects with ultra-sound are comparatively less well explored. […]

Andrea Beltrama MindCORE Postdoctoral Fellow University of Pennsylvania   Imprecision and speaker identity: How social cues affect meaning resolution   Speakers’ descriptions can be associated with a varying margin of imprecision: an actual time of 2:57 could be reported precisely as “2:57″, or less precisely as “3 o’clock” (Lasersohn 1999 i.a.). This variability introduces an element […]

ILST Seminar: Taylor Jones

January 31, 2020
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Taylor Jones Department of Linguistics University of Pennsylvania   Regional Variation in African American English Accents after the Great Migration   Early work on African American English (AAE) described its phonology as remarkably uniform, however nearly five decades after the end of the Great Migration, is this still the case? In order to investigate this, […]