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Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Neural Processes

UserAndrew Foong, Stratis Markou and Sebastian Ober (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://eng-cam.zoom.us/j/86068703738?pwd=YnFleXFQOE1qR1h6Vmtwbno0LzFHdz09.

ClockWednesday 02 December 2020, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

Recent insights into remote fear memory attenuation

Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm

UserProfessor Johannes Gräff, Associate Professor at the Brain Mind Institute of the School of Life Sciences at EPFL, Switzerland.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 27 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Improving Speech Translation with Linguistically-Informed Representations

UserElizabeth Salesky (Johns Hopkins University).

HouseZoom.

ClockFriday 27 November 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Voice-Prosody and Technologies to Give Voice to Endangered Languages: an Irish Perspective

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/pW2NTo3WHdVe59vD6

UserAilbhe Ní Chasaide (Trinity College Dublin).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 26 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

Chaucer Club

The interpersonal function of emotional expressions

UserJulie Grezes (Laboratoire de Neurosciences Cognitive & Computationnelles).

HouseZoom - see MRC CBU website (https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/seminar-information/chaucer-club/) for details.

ClockThursday 26 November 2020, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Large-scale sequential experimentation

UserWessel Bruinsma and Jiri Hron (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://eng-cam.zoom.us/j/86068703738?pwd=YnFleXFQOE1qR1h6Vmtwbno0LzFHdz09.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2020, 11:00-12:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Bilingual Brains

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/bTVzfMTKSVwyaJRHA

UserProfessor Brendan Weekes (University of Hong Kong, HKU).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 19 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Symmetries in Reinforcement Learning

UserRobert Pinsler and Adria Garriga Alonso (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://eng-cam.zoom.us/j/86068703738?pwd=YnFleXFQOE1qR1h6Vmtwbno0LzFHdz09.

ClockWednesday 18 November 2020, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

Understanding Fallism

PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THIS ZANGWILL HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserProfessor Wahbie Long, clinical psychologist and associate professor in the Department of Psychology and the director of the Child Guidance Clinic at the University of Cape Town.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 13 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Predicting Text Readability and Reading Comprehension from Reading Interactions

UserSian Gooding (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 13 November 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

The crucial role of truth-compatible interferences

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/jAiDPFv3tJ3XMiSb6

UserMira Ariel (Tel Aviv University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 12 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Role of medial prefrontal cortex serotonin 2A receptors in recognition memory in rodents

Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm

UserProfessor Noelia Weisstaub, Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 06 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

How far have we come in giving our NLU systems common sense?

Note time change

UserNasrin Mostafazadeh (Verneek).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 06 November 2020, 15:00-16:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Best Papers from ICML 2020

UserReading group participants.

Househttps://meet.google.com/wdk-qnzb-iet.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2020, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

Black Racial Stereotypes and Victim Blaming: Implications for Media Coverage and Criminal Proceedings in Cases of Police Violence against Racial and Ethnic Minorities

Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm

UserProfessor Kristin Dukes, Dean for Institutional Diversity at Allegheny College, USA..

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 30 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

The pronoun interpretation problem in bilingual Dutch-German children

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/mW1tMswxgY6Nwhug6

UserPetra Hendriks (University of Groningen).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 29 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Five Sources of Biases and Ethical Issues in NLP, and What to Do about Them

UserDirk Hovy (Bocconi University).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 23 October 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Revisiting contact-induced change in creole languages

Please pre-register for this talk by noon on Oct 22nd https://forms.gle/4QF4qiepxGDVEWky6

UserDr Oliver Mayeux (University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 22 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

How is Human Social Cognition Special?

Please note, this talk is combined with the Social Psychology Seminar Series (SPSS)

UserProfessor Lasana Harris, Associate Professor, Experimental Psychology, University College London.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockWednesday 21 October 2020, 16:00-17:30

Zangwill Club

The case for formal methodology in scientific reform

Please note, virtual tea at 4.15pm with talk starting at 4.30pm

UserDr Berna Devezer, Associate Professor at the Department of Business and Affiliate Faculty at the Department of Mathematics and Statistical Science at the University of Idaho..

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 16 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

What are the Goals of Distributional Semantics?

UserGuy Emerson (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 16 October 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Culture, language and cognition: a methodological and theoretical exploration with reference to spatial concepts

Please register for this talk by NOON on Oct 15th

UserChris Sinha (University of Hunan, University of East Anglia).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 15 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

Chaucer Club

Flexible redistribution in the language network

UserDr. Gesa Hartwigsen (Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences).

HouseZoom - see MRC CBU website (https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/seminar-information/chaucer-club/) for details.

ClockThursday 15 October 2020, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Polysemy: Pragmatics and Linguistic Conventions

Please pre-register for this event by noon on Thursday October 8th : https://forms.gle/QsDW2EdTzjNC2d6i7

UserProfessor Robyn Carston, UCL.

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 08 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserJonathan Niles-Weed (Courant Institute).

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockTuesday 06 October 2020, 16:00-17:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Active Learning

UserAustin Tripp and Erik Daxberger (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://meet.google.com/xom-namz-rzv.

ClockWednesday 24 June 2020, 11:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Towards explainable fact checking

UserIsabelle Augenstein (University of Copenhagen).

Househttps://meet.google.com/xkv-cako-arr.

ClockFriday 19 June 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

[Online talk] - Iconic Plurals

Please SIGN UP for the event (deadline Thursday, 18th of June, 12pm BST): https://www.psytoolkit.org/cgi-bin/psy2.5.3/survey?s=tuYFO -- You will receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk.

UserProf Philippe Schlenker (Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS / New York University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 18 June 2020, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Recent advances in the theory and applications of VAEs

UserGergely Flamich and Alexandru Cioba.

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockWednesday 17 June 2020, 11:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Achieving Verified Robustness to Adversarial NLP Inputs

Note later start

UserJohannes Welbl (UCL).

Househttps://meet.google.com/tgv-vods-pdk.

ClockFriday 12 June 2020, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

[Online talk] - Peircean Semiotics, Archaeology, and the Origin of Human Language: Was Homo erectus the first talking human?

Please SIGN UP for the event (deadline Thursday, 11th of June, 12pm BST): https://cambridge.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cJeqCnIOH9BcVTv -- You will receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk.

UserProf Daniel Everett (Bentley University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 11 June 2020, 15:00-16:30

Zangwill Club

Psychedelic Relationship Enhancement

Topic: Zangwill Zoom Meeting _Brian Earp Time: Jun 5, 2020 04:00 PM London 4-430pm social with Brian pre-Zangwill 430 to 6pm Talk + discussion.

UserBrian D. Earp, Associate Director of the Yale-Hastings Program in Ethics and Health Policy at Yale University and The Hastings Center, arch Fellow in the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford..

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 05 June 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 - TBC

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

User Dr Alexandra Perovic (UCL).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, ground floor, TBC.

ClockThursday 04 June 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

[Online talk] - Monosyllabic Salience in Cantonese: Facilitation of transference of monosyllabic English words (MEWs) into Hong Kong Cantonese-English mixed code

Please SIGN UP for the event (deadline Thursday, 4th of June, 10am BST): https://www.psytoolkit.org/cgi-bin/psy2.5.3/survey?s=NLNKu -- You will receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk.

UserProf David Li (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 04 June 2020, 12:30-14:00

Zangwill Club

The role of the anterior temporal lobe in semantic representation and its disorders

UserProfessor Matt Lambon Ralph, Unit Director, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 29 May 2020, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Methodological advances in creating time sensitive sensors from language and heterogeneous user generated content

Rescheduled

UserMaria Liakata (Queen Mary University of London, University of Warwick, Alan Turing Institute).

Househttps://meet.google.com/awc-wvbh-azc.

ClockFriday 29 May 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 - TBC

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserProf Brendan Weekes (University of Hong Kong).

HouseTBC.

ClockThursday 28 May 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

[Online talk] - The Syntax of Verbs: Language Typology, Language Change and a little bit of Language Acquisition

Please SIGN UP for the event following the link: https://cambridge.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_25lZ6rde33jG62h -- You will receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk.

UserProf Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 28 May 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Fragile Memories for Fleeting Percepts

We will have a Tea and coffee informal gathering from 1pm to 1.30pm and the talk will start at 130.pm followed by questions and discussion at 230pm.

UserProfessor Howard Bowman, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham School of Computing, University of Kent at Canterbury Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging (Visiting).

HouseJoin Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88316473204?pwd=NGV5RHdh Q3o3am5sRVpabVRVSFhPZz09 Meeting ID: 883 1647 3204 Password: Bowman.

ClockFriday 22 May 2020, 13:30-14:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 - TBC

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserDr Marijke De Belder (Oldenburg University).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, ground floor, TBC.

ClockThursday 21 May 2020, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Neyman-Pearson Classification

UserXin Tong, University of Southern California.

Househttps://zoom.us/j/95022384263?pwd=N3Z6elB2Vy9Jajd6azlCNjFHQVlKdz09.

ClockFriday 08 May 2020, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

[Online talk] - Linguists who use probabilistic models love them: An introduction to Functional Distributional Semantics

Please sign up via the link in order to receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk: https://cambridge.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_50YGCrYnFdptyU5

UserDr Guy Emerson (Dept. of Computer Sciences and Technology, University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 07 May 2020, 17:00-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Best of ICLR 2020

User (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://meet.google.com/eqr-irxn-irx.

ClockWednesday 06 May 2020, 11:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Reducing gender bias in neural machine translation as a domain adaptation problem

Online Seminar

UserDanielle Saunders (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://meet.google.com/hhk-hmiz-mpt.

ClockFriday 01 May 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

[Online talk] L2 phonological learning in adults: The role of language background, age of acquisition, and exposure

To register for the online event, please follow the link below: https://www.psytoolkit.org/cgi-bin/psy2.5.3/survey?s=DszBy

UserDr Job Schepens (TU Dortmund).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 30 April 2020, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Differentiable Planning

UserWill Tebbutt, Robert Pinsler.

Househttps://meet.google.com/zza-agyt-koa.

ClockWednesday 29 April 2020, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

Fragile Memories for Fleeting Percepts

UserProfessor Howard Bowman, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham School of Computing, University of Kent at Canterbury Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging (Visiting).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockWednesday 22 April 2020, 13:30-15:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Strategic Classification

UserJiri Hron (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://meet.google.com/hmo-aaio-agh.

ClockWednesday 15 April 2020, 11:00-12:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Machine Learning on Sets

User (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://meet.google.com/qvg-knkr-nrg.

ClockWednesday 08 April 2020, 11:00-12:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 - Title: How Language Began: A Peircean Approach to Language Evolution

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserProf Daniel Everett (Bentley University).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, second floor, SR24.

ClockThursday 02 April 2020, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

World Models

UserDr Gregor Simm (University of Cambridge).

HouseHangouts Meet (Link provided via e-mail).

ClockWednesday 18 March 2020, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

Title to be confirmed

PLEASE NOTE THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

UserProfessor Matt Lambon-Ralph, Director, MRC, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 13 March 2020, 16:30-18:00

Indo-European Seminar

Left dislocation

tea served from 4.15

UserHilla Halla-aho (Helsinki).

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2020, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Federated Learning

UserSiddharth Swaroop (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2020, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

Feeling in Seeing is Believing : Experimenting with the Visceral Dimension of Visual Politics (When News are Fake)

UserManos Tsakiris, Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London & The Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 March 2020, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Network change point detection

UserYi Yu, University of Warwick.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 06 March 2020, 15:00-16:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Evaluating Deep Generative Models on Out-of-Distribution Inputs

UserEric Nalisnick (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 March 2020, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Social Physiology for Precision Psychiatry

UserDr Guillaume Dumas, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 28 February 2020, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Selection bias, missing data and causal inference

UserKate Tilling, University of Bristol.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 28 February 2020, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning Tensors and Random Matrix Theory

UserMehrnoosh Sadrzadeh (UCL).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 February 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Mechanisms in non-native speech perception

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserDr Sharon Peperkamp (LSCP, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, ground floor, TBC.

ClockThursday 27 February 2020, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Self-Supervised Representation Learning

UserJavier Antoran (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 26 February 2020, 11:00-12:30

Statistics

The concept of separable effects for causal mediation and competing risks analyses

UserVanessa Didelez, Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS, Bremen, Germany.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 21 February 2020, 14:00-15:00

Indo-European Seminar

Causatives in Sanskrit

tea served from 4.15

UserAntonia Ruppel (Oxford).

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 19 February 2020, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Kernel Mean Embeddings

UserElre Oldewage (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 19 February 2020, 11:00-12:30

Second Language Education Group

The Role of Metalinguistic Awareness in Multilingual Learning and Teaching

Refreshments available from 4.30pm

UserProfessor Ulrike Jessner-Schmid, University of Innsbruck.

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

ClockMonday 17 February 2020, 17:00-18:30

Statistics

Posterior contraction rates for potentially nonlinear inverse problems

UserSergios Agapiou, University of Cyprus.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 14 February 2020, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Modern Outrage and the Perversion of Punishment

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL TAKE PLACE AT 12.00PM

UserMolly J Crockett, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Yale University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 14 February 2020, 12:00-13:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Developing technologies for health, mental health and wellbeing

A joint Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI) and Language Technology Lab (LTL) seminar on Human-Centric AI Technologies

UserRafael A. Calvo, Imperial College London.

HouseGR04, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 13 February 2020, 11:00-12:00

Indo-European Seminar

The rise of vowel writing and the transmission of writing within and beyond Afroasiatic

tea served from 4.15

UserDaniel Harbour (Queen Mary) .

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 12 February 2020, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Neural Tangent Kernel

UserAdria Garriga Alonso, Sebastian Ober.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 12 February 2020, 11:00-12:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Natural Language Processing for Health

UserDr Nigel Collier: Lecturer in Computational Linguistics, EPSRC Experienced Research Fellow, Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute, Co-Director of the Language Technology Lab.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 11 February 2020, 18:00-19:30

Second Language Education Group

Linguistic Justice in Policy and Practice

ALL WELCOME, Drinks reception from 6.30pm

UserEmeritus Professor Robert Phillipson, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark..

HouseDonald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, room 1S3.

ClockTuesday 11 February 2020, 17:00-18:30

MEITS Multilingualism Seminars

Linguistic Justice in Policy and Practice

Talk followed by a drinks reception

UserEmeritus Professor Robert Phillipson, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark..

HouseDonald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, room 1S3..

ClockTuesday 11 February 2020, 17:00-18:30

Zangwill Club

Visuospatial working memory as a fundamental component of the eye movement system.

UserProfessor Stefan van der Stigchel, Professor in Cognitive Psychology, Utrecht University, Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 07 February 2020, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

On Statistical Learning for Individualized Decision Making with Complex Data

UserChengchun Shi, London School of Economics.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 07 February 2020, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Zero-shot Language Learning through Bayesian Neural Models

UserEdoardo Maria Ponti (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 07 February 2020, 12:00-13:00

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

Amazon Alexa Tech Talk

Food provided

UserPaolo Gianrossi, Software Development Manager (Amazon Alexa team, Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 03 February 2020, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Anhedonia and Adolescent Depression

UserDr Ciara McCabe, Associate Professor of Neuroscience, University of Reading.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 31 January 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Conveying quantity pragmatically

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserDr Chris Cummins (University of Edinburgh).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, ground floor, TBC.

ClockThursday 30 January 2020, 16:30-18:00

Second Language Education Group

Cambridge Masterclass in Multilingualism, Education and Language Policy 2020 Micro-level Language Policy and Planning: Levels, Agency and Structure

Open to staff and students of Cambridge University. Booking is required and please contact Yongcan Liu ( yl258@cam.ac.uk)

UserProfessor Anthony J. Liddicoat, University of Warwick.

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, room GS5.

ClockThursday 30 January 2020, 14:00-16:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Urban Dictionary Embeddings for Slang NLP Applications

UserDr Barbara McGillivray (University of Cambridge and The Alan Turing Institute).

HouseGR04, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 30 January 2020, 11:00-12:00

Indo-European Seminar

'What would Catullus do? Epigraphic evidence for manuscript spelling

tea served from 4.15

UserNicholas Zair, Cambridge.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 29 January 2020, 16:30-17:30

Second Language Education Group

Developing a Text Editor to Help Writers with Academic English Collocations

Refreshments available from 4.30pm

UserDr. Ana Frankenberg-Garcia, Centre of Translation Studies, University of Surrey.

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

ClockMonday 27 January 2020, 17:00-18:30

Zangwill Club

Affect & Decision-Making in Health and Disease

UserProfessor Tali Sharot, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Experimental Psychology, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 January 2020, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Optimal Transport: Fast Probabilistic Approximation with Exact Solvers

UserYoav Zemel, University of Cambridge.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 24 January 2020, 14:00-15:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Hidden Biases. Ethical Issues in NLP, and What to Do about Them

A joint Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI) and Language Technology Lab (LTL) seminar on Human-Centric AI Technologies

UserDirk Hovy, Bocconi University in Milan, Italy.

HouseGR04, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 23 January 2020, 11:00-12:00

Statistics

Approximate Cross Validation for Large Data and High Dimensions

UserTamara Broderick, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 17 January 2020, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Sensitive periods of social brain development in adolescence

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL TAKE PLACE AT 12.00PM. THERE WILL BE NO ZANGWILL TEA THIS WEEK

UserProfessor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 January 2020, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Can we optimise fashion ecommerce using NLG?

Note: earlier time of 11am

UserRory Waite (Emotif.ai).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 January 2020, 11:00-12:00

Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series

The use of mobile games to assess cognitive function of elderly with and without cognitive impairment

chair: Prof Barbara J. Sahakian

UserDr Bruno Bonnechère, Department of Electronics and Informatics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel .

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site..

ClockThursday 16 January 2020, 12:30-13:30

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Correlations Between Word Vector Sets

A joint Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI) and Language Technology Lab (LTL) seminar on Human-Centric AI Technologies

UserAleksandar Savkov, Babylon.

HouseBoard room, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 16 January 2020, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Attentive learning: Understanding mechanisms by studying outcomes, risk and protective factors

UserGaia Scerif, Attention, Brain and Cognitive Development, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 December 2019, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Long Form Question Answering

UserAngela Fan (Facebook).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 December 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

t-glottalling, flapping and pre-glottalisation in British Englishes: patterns in phonological and social variability

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserDanielle Turton (Lancaster University).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, TBC.

ClockThursday 05 December 2019, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Scalable Gaussian Processes

UserDavid Burt, Andrew Foong.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 04 December 2019, 14:00-15:30

Zangwill Club

Visuospatial working memory as a fundamental component of the eye movement system.

PLEASE NOTE, THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED!!

UserProfessor Stefan van der Stigchel, Professor in Cognitive Psychology, Utrecht University, Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 29 November 2019, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

On the convergence of the Hamiltonian Monte Carlo algorithm and other irreversible MCMC methods

UserAlain Durmus — École Normale Superieure, Cachan.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 29 November 2019, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Probabilistic Programming

UserHong Ge and John Bronskill.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2019, 14:00-15:30

Statistics

Optimal Transport for Machine Learning

UserGabriel Peyré — École Normale Superieure.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 22 November 2019, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Unsupervised cross-lingual representation learning

Room Change: LT1

UserSebastian Ruder (DeepMind).

HouseLT1, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 November 2019, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Visual learning: Babies, bodies and machines

Please note: This Zangwill talk will be taking place at 12.00pm

UserProfessor Linda Smith, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University Bloomington, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 22 November 2019, 12:00-13:30

Chaucer Club

Chemistry of the adaptive mind: on dopamine and mental work

UserRoshan Cools (Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour).

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

ClockThursday 21 November 2019, 15:30-17:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Neural Attention

UserElre Oldewage, George Hron.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 20 November 2019, 14:00-15:30

NLIP Seminar Series

CANCELLED Probabilistic models of graphs for meaning representations

Extra talk: note unusual day and time

UserAdam Lopez (University of Edinburgh).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 19 November 2019, 10:00-11:00

Zangwill Club

The spatial and temporal dynamics of attention: insights from direct access to the attentional spotlight

UserProfessor Suliann Ben Hamed, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS).

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 November 2019, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Multiscale Analysis of Bayesian CART

UserVeronika Rockova — University of Chicago.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 15 November 2019, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Ethical considerations for responsible design

Room Change: LT1

UserShauna Concannon (University of Cambridge).

HouseLT1, Computer Laboratory.

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

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Sociolinguistic Vulnerability: Disaster Linguicism and Crisis Translation

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserProf. Federico Federici (University College London).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 14 November 2019, 16:30-18:00

MEITS Multilingualism Seminars

Leveraging non-expert semantic intuitions to support multilingual NLP

UserOlga Majewska, PhD student in Computational Linguistics, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics.

HouseRoom 326, Raised Faculty Building, MML, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA.

ClockThursday 14 November 2019, 13:00-14:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Equivariance and Symmetries in CNNs

UserJames Allingham, Omer Sella.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2019, 14:00-15:30

Zangwill Club

Costs and benefits of cognitive control: When a little frontal cortex goes a long way

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS AN EXTRA ZANGWILL SEMINAR - THERE WILL BE NO ZANGWILL TEA TODAY

UserSharon L. Thompson-Schill, Ph.D, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockTuesday 12 November 2019, 16:30-18:00

Information Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series

Speech Recognition: What’s Left?

This talk is organised in conjunction with the IEEE Signal Processing Society for which Dr Michael Picheny is a Distinguished Industry Speaker

UserDr Michael Picheny.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LT1.

ClockTuesday 12 November 2019, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Models and inference for temporal Gaussian processes

UserWilliam Wilkinson, Aalto University, Finland.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockTuesday 12 November 2019, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Anhedonia and Adolescent Depression

PLEASE NOTE: THIS ZANGWILL TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserDr Ciara McCabe, Associate Professor of Neuroscience, University of Reading.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 November 2019, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Identifying Cointegration by Eigenanalysis

UserQiwei Yao — London School of Economics.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 08 November 2019, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Making circles out of lines: A view of the evolving relationship between academia and language communities

UserEbany Dohle (SOAS, University of London) & Maria-Olimpia Squillaci (University of Naples "L'Orientale").

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

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

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Hyperparameter Optimisation

UserRoss Clarke, Erik Daxberger, Austin Tripp.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2019, 14:00-15:30

Statistics

Classification with unknown class conditional label noise on non-compact feature spaces

UserHenry Reeve — University of Birmingham.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 01 November 2019, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Quantifying conscious states by means of self-initiated brain activity

Please note: This Zangwill talk will be taking place at 12.00pm

UserDr Athena Demertzi, Physiology of Cognition Research Lab, GIGA Consciousness, GIGA Institute, University of Liège, Belgium .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 November 2019, 12:00-13:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Meta-Learning or "Learning To Learn"

UserJohn Bronskill, Marton Havasi.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 30 October 2019, 14:00-15:30

Zangwill Club

How we remember and how we forget

User Aidan J Horner, Department of Psychology, University of York, York Biomedical Research Institute, University of York.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 October 2019, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

On Estimation of Unnormalized Density Models

UserSong Liu — University of Bristol.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 25 October 2019, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Automatic Analysis of Affect and Personality Analysis in Multiperson Settings

UserHatice Gunes (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

Arts and Creativities Research Group

Methodological Diversity in Design Fixation Research

UserDr Nathan Crilly is a Senior Lecturer in Engineering Design at the University of Cambridge. .

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, room GS1.

ClockWednesday 23 October 2019, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Asymptotic normality of certain transformation averages

UserPeter Orbanz — University College London.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 18 October 2019, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Multimodal natural language processing: when text is not enough

UserLucia Specia (Imperial College London).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

Zangwill Club

Title to be confirmed

PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO ZANGWILL TALK THIS WEEK

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 October 2019, 00:00-00:00

Chaucer Club

The perceptual prediction paradox

UserClare Press (U. of London, Dept of Psychology Sciences).

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

ClockThursday 17 October 2019, 15:30-17:00

Statistics

Distributed Statistics à la Economics

UserElchanan Mossel (MIT).

HouseMR12.

ClockTuesday 15 October 2019, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Rethinking sex and the brain beyond the binary: Mosaic brains in a multi-dimensional space

UserProfessor Daphna Joel, School of Psychological Sciences and Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Israel .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 11 October 2019, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

On the robustness of gradient-based MCMC algorithms

UserSam Livingstone — University College London.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 11 October 2019, 14:00-15:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Latent Variable Models for Text Generation

UserXiaoyu Shen, Saarland University / Max Planck Institute.

HouseBoard room, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 10 October 2019, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

The endocannabinoid system at work: From basic mechanisms to psychiatric diseases

Please note: This is a Pre-Zangwill Talk - see change of venue

UserProfessor Mauro Maccarrone, Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Campus Bio-Medico, University of Rome, Italy.

HouseNick Mackintosh Seminar Room, 2nd Floor, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 04 October 2019, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Learning-Algorithms from Bayesian Principles

UserEmti Khan, RIKEN center for Advanced Intelligence Project.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockTuesday 24 September 2019, 10:00-11:00

Second Language Education Group

Promoting multilingual literacy and reader identity:Global Storybooks and open technology

UserBonny Norton , FRSC, Professor and University Scholar , Department of Language & Literacy Education, UBC, Canada.

HouseMurray Edwards College, Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 13 September 2019, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Rotation Invariant Householder Parameterization for Bayesian PCA

UserRajbir Nirwan, Goethe University, Frankfurt.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockWednesday 04 September 2019, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Semi-Unsupervised Learning with Deep Generative Models / Disentangling Improves VAEs' Robustness to Adversarial Attacks

UserMatthew Willetts and Alexander Camuto, University of Oxford / Alan Turing Institute.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockWednesday 17 July 2019, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Efficiency and Transferability of Neural Networks

UserAmos Storkey, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockFriday 12 July 2019, 11:00-12:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Natural Language Generation in the Wild

UserDaniel Beck, University of Melbourne.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 05 July 2019, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

Regularized linear autoencoders, the Morse theory of loss, and backprop in the brain

UserJon Bloom (Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard).

HouseMR12.

ClockMonday 24 June 2019, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Bilingualism in the community: Code-switching and grammars in contact

There will be a tea reception from 4:30pm.

UserCatherine Travis (The Australian National University).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockWednesday 19 June 2019, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

An Operation Sequence Model for Explainable Neural Machine Translation

UserFelix Stahlberg, CUED, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 14 June 2019, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

Geometrizing rates of convergence under local differential privacy

UserLukas Steinberger, University of Freiburg.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 07 June 2019, 16:00-17:00

Statistics

Recent Developments in the Study of Single-Index Type Models

UserMouli Banerjee, University of Michigan.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 07 June 2019, 14:00-15:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Relational knowledge in vector spaces

UserLuis Espinosa-Anke (University of Cardiff).

HouseBoard room, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 06 June 2019, 11:00-12:00

Arts and Creativities Research Group

Collaborative Poetics

Reserve your space at http://collaborativepoetics.eventbrite.com

UserHelen Johnson, University of Brighton.

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, room GS5.

ClockMonday 03 June 2019, 14:00-16:30

Statistics

Nonparametric maximum likelihood methods for binary response models with random coefficients

UserRoger Koenker, University College London.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 31 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Towards secure and efficient DNNs

UserAaron Zhao, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 31 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Language dynamics - what we hear and how we hear it

There will be a tea reception from 4pm.

UserProf. Anita Mehta (University of Oxford).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, SR-24 (second floor).

ClockThursday 30 May 2019, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Communication in the presence of sparsity

UserYiannis Kontoyiannis (Cambridge).

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, meeting room MR14.

ClockWednesday 29 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Out in the Field with the Remaining Speakers of Neo-Aramaic in Northern Iraq

UserDr Paul Noorlander (University of Cambridge), Dorota Molin (University of Cambridge).

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockTuesday 28 May 2019, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Neuroscience & Creativity: Insights from Unnatural Bedfellows

PLEASE NOTE: THIS ZANGWILL TALK IS TAKING PLACE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.30PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT 4.00PM

UserProfessor Anna Abraham, School of Social Sciences, Leeds Beckett University, UK.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 May 2019, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

MAP estimators and posterior consistency for Bayesian inverse problems with exponential priors

UserMasoumeh Dashti, University of Sussex.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 24 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Mitigating Gender Bias in Morphologically Rich Languages

UserRyan Cotterell, NLIP, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Driving a wedge between communication and language learning in autism

There will be a coffee reception from 4pm.

UserProf Mikhail Kissine (Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium).

HouseFaculty of Divinity, Lecture Room 2.

ClockThursday 23 May 2019, 16:30-17:30

MEITS Multilingualism Seminars

Language attitudes in Ningbo, China

UserHui (Annette) Zhao, MEITS Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom 336, Raised Faculty Building, MML, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA.

ClockThursday 23 May 2019, 13:00-14:30

Statistics

On distributed Bayesian computation

UserHarry van Zanten, University of Amsterdam.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 17 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

AI Extenders: The Ethical and Societal Implications of Humans Cognitively Extended by AI

UserKarina Vold & José Hernández-Orallo, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Shedding light on infant brain and cognitive development in Africa: The BRIGHT Project

PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR WILL START AT 12.00PM. THERE WILL BE NO ZANGWILL TEA AT 4.00PM

UserDr Sarah Lloyd-Fox, Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London, Affiliated Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 May 2019, 12:00-13:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Particle MCMC

UserWill Tebbutt (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 15 May 2019, 14:00-15:30

Second Language Education Group

Paradoxes of multilingualism in public policy in conjunction with the launching of Cambridge Masterclass Series on Multilingualism, Education and Language Policy

Please book with Ann Waterman on aw244@cam.ac.uk if you would like to attend

UserProfessor Lourdes Ortega, Georgetown University, Washington, USA.

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

ClockTuesday 14 May 2019, 10:00-12:00

Second Language Education Group

How can usage-based SLA invigorate language education?

in conjunction of the launching Cambridge Annual Lecture on Second Language Learning and Teaching

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

Statistics

On the Consistency of Supervised Learning with Missing Values

UserJulie Josse, École Polytechnique.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 10 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Neural circuits for visually-guided decision making in mice.

PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR WILL START AT 12.00PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.00PM

UserDr Jasper Poort, Selective Vision Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 May 2019, 12:00-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Factorising AMR generation through syntax

UserKris Cao, DeepMind.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

[Special Statslab Seminar] Scalable stochastic optimization and large-scale data

UserMichael W. Mahoney (ICSI and Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley).

HouseMR11, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 08 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Languages* in Formal Reasoning: Accessibility vs. Formality

UserZohreh Shams, AI Group, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 03 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Reinforcement learning in AI systems and in the brain

UserMatt Botvinick (DeepMind and Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London).

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

ClockThursday 02 May 2019, 15:30-17:00

Arts and Creativities Research Group

Juggling School-Research partnerships: funding, methodologies, accountability and impact.

UserAssociate Professor Madonna Stinson, School of Education and Professional Studies Griffith University, Australia.

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, room GS1.

ClockWednesday 01 May 2019, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Modality-general and modality-specific processes in hallucinations

PLEASE NOTE, WEDNESDAY, 1ST MAY. THIS IS AN EXTRA ZANGWILL TALK AND WILL TAKE PLACE AT 1.00PM. PLEASE ALSO NOTE, THERE WILL BE NO ZANGWILL TEA TODAY

UserProfessor Charles Fernyhough, Durham University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockWednesday 01 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Statistics

Nuisance parameters

UserHeather Battey, Imperial College London.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 26 April 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Word Sense Disambiguation and Other Systems in Japanese

UserKanako Komiya, Ibaraki University, Japan.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 26 April 2019, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Bridging Neural and Computational Viewpoints on Perceptual Decision Making

PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR WILL START AT 12.00PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.00PM

UserDr Redmond O'Connell, Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience and School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 26 April 2019, 12:00-13:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

The interaction between simplicity and naturalness in nominal word order typology

There will be a tea reception from 4pm.

UserDr Jennifer Culbertson (University of Edinburgh).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, GR-05 (ground floor).

ClockThursday 25 April 2019, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

NeVAE: A Deep Generative Model for Molecular Graphs

UserAbir De, Max Planck Institute for Software Systems.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockMonday 08 April 2019, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Sampling as Optimization

UserEric Nalisnick, University of Cambridge.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 03 April 2019, 13:45-15:15

Educational Research Collaboration with Cambridge University Press

UserNiall Curry, Cambridge University Press.

HouseFaculty of Education, room GS5.

ClockThursday 28 March 2019, 16:00-17:30

Chaucer Club

Far beyond the back of the brain

UserPeter Hagoort (Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour) .

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

ClockThursday 14 March 2019, 15:30-17:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Disagreements in anaphoric interpretation

UserMassimo Poesio ( University of Essex).

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockThursday 14 March 2019, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Implicit Variational Inference

UserAndrew Foong (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 13 March 2019, 13:45-15:15

Zangwill Club

Top-down vs. bottom-up? Effects of prediction and attention on sensory processing and perception

UserHeleen A. Slagter, PhD, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience VU University Amsterdam.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 March 2019, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Explicit stabilised Runge-Kutta methods and their application to Bayesian inverse problems

UserKostas Zygalakis, University of Edinburgh.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 08 March 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

K.A.T.E.: Scaling personalised tech education for professionals

UserRaoul-Gabriel Urma, Kevin Lemagnen, Sahan Bulathwela, Cambridge Spark.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 March 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

TBC

There will be a tea reception from 4:30pm.

User Dr Francesca Martina Branzi (University of Cambridge).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 07 March 2019, 18:00-19:30

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Improving Literature-based Discovery with Neural Networks

UserGamal Crichton, Language Technology Lab.

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockThursday 07 March 2019, 11:00-12:00

Indo-European Seminar

A Roman ‘folk model’ of courage: animus and metaphor

Tea served from 4.15

UserBill Short University of Exeter .

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 06 March 2019, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Analysis of Networks via the Sparse β-Model

UserChenlei Leng, University of Warwick.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 01 March 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning multi-domain dialogues

UserPaweł Budzianowski, CUED, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 March 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Predictors of listening comprehension skills in bilingual children

There will be a tea reception from 4:30pm.

UserProf Ludovica Serratrice (University of Reading).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

MEITS Multilingualism Seminars

Institutional multilingualism: theories, policies and practices of language and law in the EU

UserJavier Moreno-Rivero (PhD student, Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room G, Second Floor, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RX.

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 13:00-14:30

Indo-European Seminar

Early Latin to Neo-Latin: Festus and Scaliger

Tea served from 4.15

UserAnna Chahoud Trinity College, Dublin.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 27 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Causal Inference and Causal Reinforcement Learning

UserChaochao Lu (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 27 February 2019, 13:45-15:15

Arts and Creativities Research Group

Researching LGBTQ+ Issues: Building Community

UserCharlotte Allen, Frank Frangeskou, Becky Moses, Lucian Stephenson.

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, room GS1.

ClockMonday 25 February 2019, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

In search for the cognitive foundations of Euclidean geometry

UserVéronique Izard, Integrative Neuroscience and Cognition Center, CNRS & Université Paris Descartes.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 22 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

High-dimensional sign tests for the direction of a skewed single-spiked distribution

UserDavy Paindaveine, Université Libre de Bruxelles.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 22 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Large-scale analyses of language variation and change in social media

UserDong Nguyen, University of Edinburgh & Alan Turing Institute.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 February 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Seeking cross-linguistic interaction in the phonetic and phonological development of bilingual French-speaking children

There will be a tea reception from 4pm.

UserDr Margaret Kehoe (University of Geneva) .

HouseGr-06/7 (English Faculty Building).

ClockThursday 21 February 2019, 16:30-18:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Teaching Artificial Agents to Understand Language by Modelling Reward

UserEdward Grefenstette, Facebook AI Research.

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockThursday 21 February 2019, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Animal models of episodic memory

UserProfessor Jonathon D. Crystal, Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Indiana University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

On the fundamental understanding of distributed computation

UserBotond Szabó, University of Leiden.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 15 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Understanding Source Code using Natural Language and Graph Neural Networks

UserMiltos Allamanis, Microsoft Research.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Getting the gist: experience and expectation in the interpretation of novel compound nouns

There will be a tea reception from 4pm.

UserDr Melaine Bell (Anglia Ruskin University) .

HouseGr-06/7 (English Faculty Building).

ClockThursday 14 February 2019, 16:30-18:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Do Deep Generative Models Know What They Don't Know?

UserEric T Nalisnick (University of Cambridge).

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockThursday 14 February 2019, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Online Meta-Learning

UserMassimiliano Pontil, University College London.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockThursday 14 February 2019, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Logical Uncertainty

UserAdrià Garriga Alonso (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 13 February 2019, 13:45-15:15

Second Language Education Group

The Listening Zones of NGOs: Languages and cultural knowledge in development programmes

There will be a drinks reception after the seminar

UserProfessor Hilary Footitt, University of Reading.

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

ClockMonday 11 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

Zangwill Club

Set to change? Lifespan factors influencing neurocognitive trajectories and plasticity

UserProfessor Kristine Beate Walhovd, Professor of Neuropsychology, University of Oslo.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Post-selection confidence intervals and confidence curves

UserGerda Claeskens, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven .

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning to navigate without a map (but with instructions)

UserPiotr Mirowski, DeepMind.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

The Evolutionary Typology of Verbal Person-Number Indexes

There will be a tea reception from 4pm.

UserDr Ilja Seržant (University of Leipzig).

HouseGr-06/7 (English Faculty Building).

ClockThursday 07 February 2019, 16:30-18:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Probabilistic Typology

UserRyan Cotterell ( University of Cambridge).

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockThursday 07 February 2019, 11:00-12:00

French Linguistics Research Seminars

What can endangered creoles tell us about language change? Three centuries of Louisiana Creole

This talk is co-hosted by the Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

UserOliver Mayeux *Cambridge).

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2019, 18:30-19:30

Indo-European Seminar

Italic religious dedications: between local traditions and Graeco-Roman influences

Tea served from 4.15

UserMaria José Estaran University of Zaragoza.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Human olfaction at the intersection of language, culture and biology

UserProfessor Asifa Majid, Professor of Language, Communication, and Cultural Cognition, University of York.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Topic-Aware Convolutional Neural Networks for Extreme Summarization

UserShashi Narayan, University of Edinburgh / Google.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 February 2019, 12:00-13:00

Indo-European Seminar

1st Reading seminar: Harm Pinkster’s Oxford Latin Syntax

Tea served from 4.15

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 30 January 2019, 16:30-17:30

Arts and Creativities Research Group

Queering the Art Classroom

UserTabitha Millett, IoE, University College London.

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, room GS1.

ClockWednesday 30 January 2019, 16:30-18:00

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

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Stein Discrepancy

UserSebastian Ober (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockMonday 28 January 2019, 14:00-15:30

Zangwill Club

Title to be confirmed

THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserProfessor Natalie Sebanz, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 January 2019, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Geometric MCMC for infinite-dimensional Bayesian Inverse Problems

UserAlexandros Beskos, University College London .

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 25 January 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

**CANCELLED** Probabilistic Typology: Deep Generative Models of Vowel Inventories

UserRyan Cotterell, NLIP, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Learning and testing compositionality

UserElia Bruni, University of Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain).

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockThursday 24 January 2019, 11:00-12:00

Indo-European Seminar

Hieroglyphic Luwian masterclass

Tea served from 4.15

UserWillemijn Waal, Leiden.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2019, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Cross-language speech perception: how listening to foreign speech changes over life

UserProf. Nuria Sebastian-Galles Center of Brain and Cognition Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona).

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 January 2019, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

On the hypocoercivity of some PDMP-Monte Carlo algorithms

UserChristophe Andrieu, University of Bristol.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 18 January 2019, 16:00-17:00

MEITS Multilingualism Seminars

Interpreting definite and bare plurals across different contexts: experimental evidence from adult mono- and bilingual Greek speakers

UserDr Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga, Post-doctoral Researcher, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin/University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom 336, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages (MML).

ClockThursday 17 January 2019, 13:00-14:30

MEITS Multilingualism Seminars

Linguistic intuitions beyond grammatical correctness: evidence from untutored L2 learners

UserDr Teresa Parodi, University Lecturer, Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages.

HouseRoom 336, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages (MML).

ClockThursday 17 January 2019, 13:00-14:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Graph Neural Networks for Knowledge Base Question Answering

Room changed

UserDaniil Sorokin, Technische Universität Darmstadt.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 November 2018, 12:00-13:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Linguistic Measures for the Detection of Clinical Conditions

UserAline Villavicencio (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, University of Essex).

HouseBoardroom, Faculty of English, West Road.

ClockThursday 29 November 2018, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Neural Ordinary Differential Equations

UserEric T Nalisnick (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 28 November 2018, 14:00-15:30

Statistics

Posterior concentration for Bayesian regression trees and their ensembles

UserStephanie van der Pas, University of Leiden.

HouseMR12.

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

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

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

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Natural gradient in deep neural networks

UserAlberto Bernacchia (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2018, 14:00-15:30

Second Language Education Group

EMI in Francophone Cameroon: What can we learn from victims of English?

There will be a drinks reception after the seminar

UserDr. Harry Kuchah Kuchah, University of Leeds.

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

ClockMonday 19 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

How search uses Machine Learning

Food provided

UserFabrizio Silvestri, Facebook.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 19 November 2018, 13:05-14:30

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

Statistics

Concentration of tempered posteriors and of their variational approximations

UserPierre Alquier, ENSAE.

HouseMR12.

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

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

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Timing in dyslexia: Language, reading and writing

UserProfessor Maria Teresa Guasti (University of Milano-Bicocca).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Timing in dyslexia: Language, reading and writing

UserProfessor Maria Teresa Guasti (University of Milano-Bicocca).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Learning with Explanations

UserTim Rocktäschel, Facebook AI Research.

HouseBoardroom, Faculty of English, West Road.

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Graph Neural Networks

UserMatej Balog (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 14 November 2018, 14:00-15:30

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

Statistics

Phase transitions on community detectability for various types of stochastic block models

UserLaurent Massoulié, INRIA.

HouseMR12.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Knowledge Representation and Extraction at Scale

UserChristos Christodoulopoulos, Amazon.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Cross-Lingual Word Embeddings in 60 Minutes

UserIvan Vulić, LTL, University of Cambridge.

HouseBoardroom, Faculty of English, West Road.

ClockThursday 08 November 2018, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Defending Against Adversarial Attacks

UserRoss Clarke (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 07 November 2018, 14:00-15:30

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

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

Statistics

Towards a better understanding of early stopping for boosting algorithms

UserYuting Wei, Stanford University.

HouseMR12.

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

King's Occasional Lectures

Language Evolution in Spatial Domains, and Statistical Physics

UserJames Burridge, University of Portsmouth.

HouseAudit Room, King's College.

ClockThursday 01 November 2018, 14:00-15:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

On KL divergence and beyond

UserYingzhen Li, Microsoft Research Cambridge.

HouseBoardroom, Faculty of English, West Road.

ClockThursday 01 November 2018, 11:00-12:00

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

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

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

Arts and Creativities Research Group

CANCELLED: Doctoral and Masters Student Symposium: Arts-Based Research Praxis and the Role of Theory

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE SUDDEN ILLNESS OF TWO OF THE THREE PRESENTERS. WE APOLOGISE SINCERELY FOR THE DISAPPOINTMENT.

UserDr Liz Mackinlay (University of Queensland), Dr Rebecca Heaton (University of Northampton), Professor Pam Burnard (University of Cambridge).

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, room GS4.

ClockSaturday 20 October 2018, 13:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Title to be confirmed

PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO ZANGWILL CLUB TALK THIS WEEK

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 19 October 2018, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Nonparametric Bayes for support boundary recovery

UserJohannes Schmidt-Hieber, University of Leiden.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 19 October 2018, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning, Representing, and Understanding Language

UserAida Nematzadeh, DeepMind.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 19 October 2018, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

How Paranoia Affects Social Cognition and Behaviour

UserProf Nichola Raihani Professor of Evolution and Behaviour, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 12 October 2018, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Uniform rates of Glivenko-Cantelli convergence and their use in Bayesian inference

UserEmanuele Dolera, Università degli Studi di Pavia.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 12 October 2018, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Some lessons learned in Multimodal Representations and Transfer

UserPranava Madhyastha, Imperial College London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

Statistics

Heteroskedastic PCA: Algorithm, Optimality, and Applications

UserTony Cai, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseMR13.

ClockThursday 11 October 2018, 16:00-17:00

Indo-European Seminar

Introduction to the term’s reading seminar on A. Willi Origins of the Greek Verb

Tea served from 4.15

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2018, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Modelling cortical gain in autism (without neuroimaging)

UserDr Rebecca Lawson, Sir Henry Dale Fellowship, Affiliated Lecturer Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 05 October 2018, 16:30-17:30

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