LRDC Events

Nov

30

Cognitive Talk Series

12:00-1:00 PM, Murdoch building, 4th floor conference room

Douglas Getty will present "Using Visual Context to Test the Structural Prediction Account of Non-Literal Representation." There will be lunch at 11:30 on the 4th floor patio before the talk. Please also note we are only meeting for 30 minutes this week! View upcoming Cognitive Talks and add the feed to your calendar here.

Nov

30

PNC Milestone

2:00 PM, ONLINE

Jack Burgess will present " ImaginAgents: Adaptive Imagination-augmented Agents for Prospective Learning." Zoom link here.

Nov

30

Seminar on Meta-induction, Philosophy Department, CMU

4:40 - 6:00pm, Baker Hall 150, CMU

John Norton presents "A Material Dissolution of the Problem of Induction."

Dec

1

CNBC Colloquium Series

4:00 PM, Mellon Institute

John Krakauer, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will present The Cognitive-motor Interface in Neuroscience and Neurology."

Dec

2

Pittsburgh Formal Epistemology Workshop (PFEW)

9:00 –10:30 am, ONLINE

PFEW (Pittsburgh Formal Epistemology Workshop) & Center for Formal Epistemology Talk Yanjing Wang, Peking University, presents " Knowing How to Understand Intuitionistic Logic." PFEW Forum Zoom Link here.Meeting ID: 921 9748 1088; Passcode: Bayes?

Dec

2

ISP AI Forum

12:30 PM-1:30 PM, ONLINE

ISP PhD candidates Anthony Sicilia and Giacomo Nebbia will present "Robust NLP through Computational Learning Theory" and "Doubling Down: Sparse Grounding with an Additional, Almost-Matching Caption for Detection-Oriented Multimodal Pretraining." ISP Forum Zoom Link here.

Dec

2

Reading and Language Group (RLG) Talk

1:30 - 3:00 PM, Murdoch Conference Room 424

Katherine Martin, Associate Professor, Linguistics, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and LRDC Visiting Scholar, presents "Cross-linguistic Comparisons of Lexical and Form Processing while Reading in L2 English."

Dec

2

Linguistics Colloquium Series

3:00 PM, Frick Fine Arts 202

Fall 2022 Directed Research summary. Presentations by Jevon Heath, Maya Asher, and Anushka Konka, Department of Linguistics, University of Pittsburgh

Dec

6

Fall Neural Engineering Seminar

2:00-3:00 PM, ONLINE

Join Chris Xu, Director, School of Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University, for his talk "Multiphoton Microscopy for Imaging Deeper, Wider, and Faster." Zoom link for neural engineering seminar here. Passcode: 989260

Dec

7

Cognitive Talk Series

12:00-1:00, Murdoch building, 4th floor conference room

Zac Caddick will present " Getting Better at Coding, What to Do When Running into Challenges, and Programming Dynamic Online Websites."

Dec

9

Linguistics Colloquium

3:00PM - 4:25PM, 202 Frick Fine Arts

Jevon Heath & Directed Research Students (Pitt Linguistics) will present their Directed Research Presentations.

Dec

9

Reading and Language Group (RLG) Talk

1:30 - 3:00 PM, Murdoch Conference Room 424

Kevin McManus, Associate Professor, Applied Linguistics, Pennsylvania State University, presents "Can Explicit Instruction about L1 Reduce the Negative Effects of Cross-linguistic Influence in Second Language Acquisition (SLA)?"

Dec

16

ISP AI Forum

12:30 PM-1:30 PM, ONLINE

Arun Balajiee Lekshmi Narayanan, ISP PhD student, will present "Digital Textbooks with Embedded Smart Content Recommendation and Intelligent Agents." ISP Forum Zoom Link here.