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A personal list of talks, in computational linguistics and related fields.

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If you have a question about this list, please contact: Guy Edward Toh Emerson. If you have a question about a specific talk, click on that talk to find its organiser.

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Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

Systemic Design (or Building Toys) in Games

Food provided

UserGeorge Prosser and James Callin, Studio Gobo.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 22 October 2018, 13:05-14:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Manipulating light at the nanoscale with plasmonics

UserDr Emilie Ringe Department of Material Science and Metallurgy and Department of Earth Sciences.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 22 October 2018, 18:00-19:00

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

How to Build an Exchange

Food provided

UserGabor Szarka, JaneStreet.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 23 October 2018, 13:15-14:30

Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lectures

Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture 2018

UserProfessor Gerard t' Hooft, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 23 October 2018, 17:00-18:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture II : Realizing and Probing Topological Matter using Ultracold Quantum Gases

UserProfessor Immanuel Bloch, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Garching.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2018, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge University Physics Society

Randomness in classical and quantum dynamics

UserProfessor Thomas Spencer, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2018, 20:00-21:00

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Trinity Life in Science and Politics

Co-hosted with Trinity Politics Society

UserJulian Huppert (University of Cambridge).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 25 October 2018, 18:00-19:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Deep learning for automatically assessing the pronunciation of non-native English speakers

UserKostas Kyriakopoulos, CUED, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 26 October 2018, 12:00-13:00

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

TBC

Food provided

UserRealVNC.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 26 October 2018, 13:05-14:05

Statistics

Bayesian regression models for complex spatially or serially correlated functional data

UserJeffrey Morris, MD Anderson Cancer Center.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 26 October 2018, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture III : Beyond Statistical Mechanics - Probing Quantum Matter out of Equilibrium

UserProfessor Immanuel Bloch, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Garching.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 26 October 2018, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Cortical tracking of natural and artificial sequences

UserProfessor Lucia Melloni, Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, US; Department of Neuroscience, Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt, Germany.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 26 October 2018, 16:30-17:30

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

Transforming Retail with Machine Learning

Food provided

UserMartin Gee, Principal Head of Software Engineering, Argos.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 31 October 2018, 13:05-14:30

Statistics

Towards a better understanding of early stopping for boosting algorithms

UserYuting Wei, Stanford University.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 02 November 2018, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Sleep for Systems Consolidation

UserDr Lisa Genzel, Assistant Professor, The Branco Weiss Fellowship – Society in Science Donders Centre for Neuroscience, The Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 02 November 2018, 16:30-17:30

Wolfson College Science Society talks

In-Network Computing: Your network just got a lot smarter

UserDr Noa Zilberman, Department of Computer Science and Technology.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 02 November 2018, 17:45-19:10

Second Language Education Group

Pardon my French! Exploring the myths and realities of Second Language Education in Canada

UserDr Shawn Bullock, University of Cambridge, Dr Cecile Sabatier, Simon Fraser University.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 05 November 2018, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Antibiotics from Darwin’s chemistry set

UserProfessor Peter Leadlay FRS, Emeritus Herchel Smith Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 05 November 2018, 18:00-19:00

Computer Laboratory Wednesday Seminars

Scalable Intelligent Systems by 2025

UserCarl Hewitt - Emeritus professor at MIT.

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 07 November 2018, 16:15-17:00

Cambridge University Physics Society

From brain descriptions to brain explanations

UserProfessor Robert Turner, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 07 November 2018, 20:00-21:00

Chaucer Club

Cognition in corvids and kids

UserNicky Clayton (Dept of Psychology, U. of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 08 November 2018, 15:30-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Knowledge Representation and Extraction at Scale

UserChristos Christodoulopoulos, Amazon.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 November 2018, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserLaurent Massoulié, INRIA.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 09 November 2018, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Social timing in autism spectrum disorders

UserDr Christine Falter-Wagner, Department of Psychiatry, LMU Munich.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 November 2018, 16:30-17:30

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Unraveling the hidden microbial world of the river Cam.

UserLara Urban, European Bioinformatics Institute.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 09 November 2018, 17:45-19:10

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

Embracing the Volatility of AWS Spot Fleet

Food provided

UserMatthew Mead-Briggs, Yelp.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 14 November 2018, 13:05-14:30

Computer Laboratory Wednesday Seminars

Failing with Style: Why and How we Should Encourage Humans to Fail with Highly Capable Systems

UserProfessor Steve Benford, Mixed Reality Laboratory, School of Computer Science, The University of Nottingham.

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 14 November 2018, 16:15-17:00

Cambridge University Physics Society

From deep learning to the dark universe

UserProfessor Ofer Lahav, University College London.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 14 November 2018, 20:00-21:00

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

Computer Laboratory Recruitment Fair

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseThe Street, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 11:30-16:00

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

Computer Laboratory Recruitment Fair

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseThe Street, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 November 2018, 11:30-16:00

NLIP Seminar Series

The Ethics of Artificially Intelligent Communications Technology

Room changed

UserMarcus Tomalin, CUED, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 November 2018, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserPierre Alquier, ENSAE.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 16 November 2018, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Making sense of time in the Human mind

UserProfessor Virginie van Wassenhove, Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, CEA DRF/Joliot, INSERM, Université Paris-Sud, Université Paris-Saclay, NeuroSpin center, 91191 Gif/Yvette, France .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 November 2018, 16:30-17:30

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Future developments in healthcare – does cancer lead the way?

UserProfessor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Cancer Research UK.

HouseWolfson College - The Lee Hall.

ClockFriday 16 November 2018, 17:45-19:10

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The combinatorics of spagetti hoops

UserProfessor Simon Tavaré FRS FMedSci, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 19 November 2018, 18:00-19:00

Indo-European Seminar

The decline of infinitival complementation in Ancient Greek. A reconsideration

Tea served from 4.15

UserKlaas Bentein, Ghent.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2018, 16:30-17:30

Children's Literature

North American Girls' Literature

UserDawn Sardella-Ayres, Truman State University.

HouseMary Allan Building room G10, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PQ.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

Chaucer Club

A Bayesian approach to internal models

UserMate Lengyel (Dept of Engineering, U. of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 22 November 2018, 15:30-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserPaula Czarnowska & Chris Davis, NLIP, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 November 2018, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserStephanie van der Pas, University of Leiden.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 23 November 2018, 16:00-17:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Learning from Luther: 95 theses about technology

UserProfessor John Naughton, CRASSH, Cambridge..

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 07 December 2018, 17:45-19:10

NLIP Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserKarina Vold, Centre for the Future of Intelligence / Faculty of Philosophy.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 18 January 2019, 12:00-13:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Visions

UserProfessor Paul Fletcher, Cambridge Neuroscience.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 18 January 2019, 17:30-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserRyan Cotterell, NLIP, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 January 2019, 12:00-13:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Colour and Vision

UserProfessor Anya Hurlbert, Newcastle University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 25 January 2019, 17:30-18:30

Second Language Education Group

Creativity in the languages classroom: Learners' responses to literary text

UserDr. Linda Fisher, University of Cambridge , Professor Suzanne Graham, Reading University.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 28 January 2019, 17:00-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Evolution of the Eye

UserProfessor Dan-Eric Nilsson, Lund University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 01 February 2019, 17:30-18:30

Children's Literature

Giving Comics Back to Children

UserProfessor Laurence Grove, University of Glasgow.

HouseMary Allan Building room G10, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PQ.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Vision of Future Technology

UserMs Sophie Hackford, Wired Magazine.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 17:30-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserMiltos Allamanis, Microsoft Research.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 February 2019, 12:00-13:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Appearance and Physical Reality

UserProfessor Carlo Rovelli, International Centre for Theoretical Physics.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 15 February 2019, 17:30-18:30

Wolfson College Science Society talks

TBD

UserProfessor Jane Clarke, FRS, President of Wolfson College, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson College - The Lee Hall.

ClockFriday 15 February 2019, 17:45-19:10

Darwin College Lecture Series

Viewing the Universe

UserDr Carolin Crawford, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 22 February 2019, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Computer Vision

UserProfessor Andrew Blake, Samsung AI Research Centre.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 01 March 2019, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Perception of Visual Space

UserProfessor Colin Blakemore, School of Advanced Study.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 08 March 2019, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

200TH ANNIVERSARY TWO-DAY MEETING - The Futures of Sciences

200TH ANNIVERSARY TWO DAY MEETING FREE ENTRY NO BOOKING REQUIRED

UserOrganiser Professor Simon Conway Morris.

HouseLecture Room 0, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ.

ClockThursday 21 March 2019, 13:15-17:15

Mordell Lectures

Title to be confirmed

UserElon Lindenstrauss, Einstein Institute, Jerusalem.

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockThursday 21 March 2019, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

200TH ANNIVERSARY TWO-DAY MEETING - The Futures of Sciences

200TH ANNIVERSARY TWO DAY MEETING FREE ENTRY NO BOOKING REQUIRED

UserOrganiser Professor Simon Conway Morris.

HouseLecture Room 0, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ.

ClockFriday 22 March 2019, 09:00-17:15

Second Language Education Group

How can usage-based SLA invigorate language education?

User Professor Lourdes Ortega, Georgetown University, Washington, USA .

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 13 May 2019, 17:00-18:30

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