Stephanie Palmer Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy University of Chicago   How behavioral and evolutionary constraints sculpt early visual processing   Biological systems must selectively encode partial information about the environment, as dictated by the capacity constraints at work in all living organisms. For example, we cannot see every feature of the light field […]

University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science.¬†View it in your browser. The Department of Bioengineering Presents THE 2022 GRACE HOPPER DISTINGUISHED LECTURE Daphna Shohamy, Ph.D. Kavli Professor of Brain Science, Co-Director of the Kavli Institute for Brain Science Professor in the Department of Psychology & Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute Columbia University in […]

We will also stream this seminar via Zoom.   Theresa Desrochers Carney Institute for¬†Brain Science Brown University   Cognitive Sequences: Parallel Cross-Species Dynamics in Frontal Neocortex   Sequential tasks are an integral component of the daily lives of humans and other species. These sequences are multifaceted such that they can contain a set of abstract […]

ILST seminar: Ryan Budnick

December 9, 2022
1:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Ryan Budnick Department of Linguistics University of Pennsylvania   A geometric framework and novel algorithm for Variational Learning   The framing of competing grammars within the individual speaker, argued for in Kroch (1989) and Santorini (1992), has been applied to language acquisition through the class of Variational Learning models, introduced to ranked-constraint-spaces in the Stochastic […]