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  Location: BRB 14th Floor Lounge, 421 Curie Boulevard   Marcia K. Johnson Sterling Professor Emerita, Yale University Franklin Award Winner 2019, Computer and Cognitive Science   “Memory and Reality”   Marcia Johnson is being honored by the Franklin Institute for her pioneering theories, the Multiple-Entry, Modular memory system (MEM) and the Source Monitoring Framework […]

Location: Room 357 Levin Building   Lacey Wade Department of Linguistics University of Pennsylvania   Speakers converge to linguistic variants they don’t hear: The case of the Southern /ay/ vowel   It has been well established that language users shift the way they speak to become more similar to their interlocutors, known as convergence. Studies […]

Anita Allen Department of Philosophy University of Pennsylvania   Location: ARCH Building, Room 208 (3601 Locust Walk)   Personality, Privacy, and the Standing of Art   Which is more important, privacy or art? Personality or commerce?  The answer the law gives is clear: professional art and commerce trump privacy and personality. Arne Svenson is a fine […]

Aaron Batista Department of Bioengineering University of Pittsburgh   How Neural Population Activity Reorganizes with Learning   Learning is difficult. Why? Your brain must change somehow to endow you with new knowledge and skills. We don’t yet know how exactly new knowledge is stored in the brain, let alone why this process takes time. We […]

ILST seminar: Gaja Jarosz

April 12, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Gaja Jarosz Department of Linguistics UMass Amherst   Generalizing Phonological Hidden Structure   Language acquisition proceeds on the basis of incomplete, ambiguous linguistic input, and one source of this ambiguity is hidden phonological structure. Due to recent developments in computational modeling of phonological learning, there now exist numerous approaches for learning of various kinds of […]