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Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Ceylon Portuguese: Survival Against All Odds

UserProfessor Shihan de Silva Jayasuriya (Visiting Fellow, Lucy Cavendish College and Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Commonwealth Studies School of Advanced Study, University of London).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 19 May 2022, 17:00-17:50

NLIP Seminar Series

Neuro-Symbolic Deep Natural Language Understanding

UserLili Mou (University of Alberta).

HouseComputer Lab, FW26.

ClockTuesday 17 May 2022, 12:00-13:00

Second Language Education Group

Participative multilingual identity education: Theory, evidence and impact of the ‘We Are Multilingual’ Campaign

UserMEITS WAM Project Team, University of Cambridge, Linda Fisher, Michael Evans, Karen Forbes, Angela Gayton (Glasgow), Yongcan Liu, Dee Rutgers (Sheffield Hallam).

House https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqd-mtqT0rE9Bsoi8plgq-jMoq1ExWFPv4.

ClockMonday 16 May 2022, 16:00-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Diagnosing AI Explanation Methods with Folk Concepts of Behavior

UserAlon Jacovi (Bar-Ilan University).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 06 May 2022, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Thinking the right thoughts

UserNathaniel Daw (Princeton University).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 25 March 2022, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

[Postponed to ET] 'Lying, bullshit and Desinformatsiya'

To register for the talk, please click here: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAvduuuqTkpHN2xDSsRYUvE0ePfHgq0xzc7. You will immediately be provided with a link to the talk upon registering. Please do not share these links with third parties.

UserChristopher Heffer (Cardiff University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 24 March 2022, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Mental health and well-being in the time of Covid-19

UserProfessor Tamsin Ford (Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge) .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 18 March 2022, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Multilingual Autoregressive Entity Linking

UserNicola De Cao (University of Amsterdam, Huggingface).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 18 March 2022, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

TBC

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseFaculty of English and Online.

ClockThursday 17 March 2022, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

The Bayesian Learning Rule for Adaptive AI

UserEmti Khan, RIKEN center for Advanced Intelligence Project.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, CBL Seminar room BE4-38.

ClockWednesday 16 March 2022, 11:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Hugging Face: a hub for the whole ML community to collaborate

UserNate Raw and Ömer Faruk Özdemir (HuggingFace).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 11 March 2022, 12:00-14:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

'When can you passivize causatives? A phase-based analysis'

To register for the talk, please click here: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYud-murjwjEt3yZ3AXJkcFOOK85zwVBmB3. You will immediately be provided with a link to the talk upon registering. Please do not share these links with third parties.

UserMichelle Sheehan (Newcastle University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 10 March 2022, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Introduction to differential privacy

UserTalay Cheema & Ferenc Huszar (University of Cambridge).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, CBL Seminar room BE4-38.

ClockWednesday 09 March 2022, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

A framework for studying the neurobiology of female choice and group cohesion in a social songbird.

UserProfessor Marc Schmidt (University of Pennsylvania).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 04 March 2022, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Using NLP and graph theory to capture speech abnormalities in psychosis

UserCaroline Nettekoven (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 04 March 2022, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Exploring Multicultural London English across Offline and Online space

UserDr Christian Ilbury (University of Edinburgh).

HouseFaculty of English and Online.

ClockThursday 03 March 2022, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Covid and Cognition

UserLucy Cheke (University of Cambridge) .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 25 February 2022, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Interpretable Model-Independent Detection of New Physics Signals

UserPurvasha Chakravarti (Imperial College London).

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockFriday 25 February 2022, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning from Past: Bringing Planning Back to Neural Generators

UserShashi Narayan (Google Research).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 25 February 2022, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Living in Kriolu, Learning in Portuguese: language ideologies and language education in Cape Verde

To register for this talk, please click here: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJElceCqqj8rHNCNkScsQHH_2tNV69WzD3ga

UserDr Nicola Bermingham, University of Liverpool.

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 24 February 2022, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Retrieval Augmented NLP

UserJiri Hron and Nitarshan Rajkumar (University of Cambridge).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department ,LR3A.

ClockWednesday 23 February 2022, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

Reproducibility and transparency indicators across diverse scientific fields

UserJohn P.A. Ioannidis, MD, DSc (Stanford University).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 18 February 2022, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

[POSTPONED] Parametric vs Nonparametric Knowledge, and what we can learn from Knowledge Bases

UserSebastian Riedel (Facebook AI Research and UCL).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 18 February 2022, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

V2, V3, and the left periphery of Finnish and Estonian

To register for this talk, please click here: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kcu2rrTMvE9FQR6ffKaOVTIUt5w4zGx8V. You will receive a link immediately after signing up.

UserAnders Holmberg (Newcastle University), Heete Sahkai (Institute of the Estonian Language), and Anne Tamm (Károli Gáspár University).

HouseOnline.

ClockWednesday 16 February 2022, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Circuits and Interpretability

UserLauro Langosco, Elre Oldewage and Juyeon Heo(University of Cambridge).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department ,LR3A.

ClockWednesday 16 February 2022, 11:00-12:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Optimal Transport Metrics

UserShreyas Padhy, University of Cambridge.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department ,LR3A.

ClockWednesday 09 February 2022, 11:00-12:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

The development of Old English conjunct clauses: How syntactic changes interact

UserDr Richard Zimmermann (University of Manchester).

HouseFaculty of English and Online.

ClockThursday 03 February 2022, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Learned Compression

UserGergely Flamich and Stratis Markou (University of Cambridge).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department ,LR3A.

ClockWednesday 02 February 2022, 11:00-12:30

Cambridge Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Seminars

How bilingualism modulates the neural mechanisms of selective attention

UserDr Mirjana Bozic, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseRegister on Zoom - link in abstract.

ClockTuesday 01 February 2022, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Reading Scenes: A Hierarchical View on Attentional Guidance in Real-World Environments

UserMelissa Le-Hoa Võ (Scene Grammar Lab, Goethe University Frankfurt).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 28 January 2022, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Towards Out-of-distribution generalization in NLP

UserProf. He He (New York Univeristy).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 28 January 2022, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Developmental visuospatial disorder: New advances in its research

UserIrene Mammarella (Department of Developmental and Social Psychology, University of Padova).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 21 January 2022, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Expectations vs. Reality: Lessons learned from Working on Toxic Content Detection in NLP

UserNedjma Ousidhoum (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 21 January 2022, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Diffusion and Score-based Generative Models

UserVincent Dutordoir, Wenlin Chen, Tor Fjelde (University of Cambridge).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR12.

ClockWednesday 19 January 2022, 11:00-12:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

[Cancelled] Best of Neurips

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseOnline-only.

ClockWednesday 15 December 2021, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

The neural circuit underlying perceptual expectations

UserPeter Kok (UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 03 December 2021, 14:45-16:15

NLIP Seminar Series

CANCELLED

UserLotty Brand (University of Sheffield) .

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 03 December 2021, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Energy-Based Models

UserStratis Markou and James Allingham (University of Cambridge).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department ,LR3A.

ClockWednesday 01 December 2021, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

What does magic tell us about free will?

UserGustav Kuhn (Goldsmiths, University of London).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 26 November 2021, 16:15-17:30

Statistics

CANCELLED: Systematic inducement of sparsity

UserHeather Battey (Imperial College London).

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockFriday 26 November 2021, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Sparse Latent Structure with Overlapping Constraints

UserVlad Niculae (University of Amsterdam).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 26 November 2021, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Time perception as accumulation of salient events

UserWarrick Roseboom (University of Sussex).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 19 November 2021, 16:15-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Analyzing and Summarizing Movies using Turning Points

UserFrank Keller (University of Edinburgh).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 19 November 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The Role of Root Semantics in Determining Argument Alternations

To register for this talk, please use this link: https://forms.gle/E5rAVyaoMM4BbxKJ6

UserDr. John Beavers (University of Texas).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 18 November 2021, 17:00-18:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Deep Kernels

UserSebastian Ober and Austin Tripp (University of Cambridge).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department ,LR3A.

ClockWednesday 17 November 2021, 11:00-12:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Revitalising Jèrriais: The Norman Language of Jersey

Please register for this webinar at: https://www.mmll.cam.ac.uk/centres/celc/conference-series

UserL'Office du Jèrriais.

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 16 November 2021, 17:00-18:00

Zangwill Club

Can we nudge to zero? Promises and pitfalls of behavioural insights-based climate policies

UserLucia Reisch (University of Cambridge) .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 12 November 2021, 16:15-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

How language understanding unfolds in minds and machines

UserRoger Levy (MIT).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 12 November 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Vulnerable Left Periphery: Why there is no other alternative to change

UserProf. Enoch Aboh (University of Amsterdam).

HouseOnline: Zoom talk.

ClockThursday 11 November 2021, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Ideophone patterns across Kiranti languages (Eastern Nepal),

Please register for this talk at https://www.mmll.cam.ac.uk/centres/celc/conference-series

UserDr Aimée Lahaussois (Université Paris 7).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 09 November 2021, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Human action selection under threat: computing adaptive behaviour

UserDominik Bach (University College London).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 05 November 2021, 16:15-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Integrating Human Cognition with Natural Language Processing

UserYevgeni Berzak (Technion).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 05 November 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Phonotactics and rules interacting in change: understanding Mid-Scots θ-Debuccalisation and Late Middle English Syncope

To register for this link, please follow this link: https://forms.gle/5GCRb7HT8RUjJbvQA

UserPatrick Honeybone (University of Edinburgh).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 04 November 2021, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

MARS via LASSO

UserAditya Guntuboyina (UC Berkeley).

Househttps://maths-cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/93998865836?pwd=VzVzN1VFQ0xjS3VDdlY0enBVckY5dz09.

ClockFriday 29 October 2021, 16:00-17:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Implicit Regularization in Deep Learning

User Jezabel Garcia, Alberto Bernacchia (MediaTek Research).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department ,LR3A.

ClockWednesday 27 October 2021, 11:00-12:30

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Machines that can read lips

This talk will be on zoom

UserPingchuan Ma (Imperial College London).

HouseZoom: https://eng-cam.zoom.us/j/81927138251?pwd=TVd3MXliV003dUdYVlFwU2NDWGpmdz09.

ClockMonday 25 October 2021, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Some lessons one philosopher drew from thinking about wanting and liking

UserRichard Holton (University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 22 October 2021, 16:15-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Toward Broad and Deep Language Understanding for Intelligent Systems

UserMarjorie McShane (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 22 October 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Empirical Results on Morphological Convergence in English

UserDr. Péter Rácz (Central European University, Budapest University of Technology, University of Canterbury)..

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 21 October 2021, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Hippocampal LTP and Psychiatry: The Prime Suspect

UserDavid Bannerman (University of Oxford).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 15 October 2021, 16:15-18:00

Statistics

TBC

UserLester Mackey (Microsoft Research).

HouseZoom.

ClockFriday 15 October 2021, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Exploring Feedback Comment Generation for Language Learners

UserRyo Nagata (Konan University).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 15 October 2021, 12:00-13:00

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Generative Speech Separation based on Pitch Information

This talk will be on zoom

UserDr Xiang Li, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

HouseZoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87426783837?pwd=akx4ZWZMYVZML2ZoOWRlYzdRaTd6dz09.

ClockMonday 11 October 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Translating the Deaf Self: Translanguaging, interpreting & identities of deaf signers at work

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/PnyrnLjX4NAKnRMBA

UserJemina Napier (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 17 June 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Challenges in evaluating natural language generation systems

Note unusual time

UserMohit Iyyer (University of Massachusetts Amherst).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 11 June 2021, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

How (not) to do (areal) phonological typology

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/vCtCxURPtUbranv57

UserPavel Iosad (University of Edinburgh).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 10 June 2021, 17:30-19:00

Zangwill Club

Modulation Of Attention By Ascending Projections

UserDr, Tomás Ossandón, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 04 June 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Beyond Facts: The Problem of Framing in Assessing What is True

Note unusual time

UserPhilip Resnik (University of Maryland).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 04 June 2021, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Identity construction and self-presentation on WhatsApp profile statuses: What does our status say about us?

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/Pv8gjUQsuMiyWnUMA

UserCarmen Maíz Arévalo (Universidad Complutense Madrid).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 03 June 2021, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Data-driven versus Hypothesis-driven approaches in cognitive neuroscience

UserKarim Jerbi, PhD, Canada Research Chair (CRC) University of Montreal.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 28 May 2021, 16:15-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Interpretability in NLP: Moving Beyond Vision

Note unusual time

UserShuoyang Ding (Johns Hopkins University).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 28 May 2021, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

How do stylistic features “work” in news texts about a violent event that took place abroad? A cross-cultural case study.

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/UqMEAFyne44WyZCP6

UserAshley Riggs (Université de Genève).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 27 May 2021, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Losing Touch With Your Body: Clinical and Experimentally-Induced States of Body Disownership

User Professor Bigna Lenggenhager, University of Zurich, Switzerland.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 21 May 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Typological Feature Prediction and Blinding for Cross-Lingual NLP

UserJohannes Bjerva (Aalborg University).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 21 May 2021, 12:00-13:00

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Audio-Visual Learning: Challenges and New Approaches

This talk will be on zoom

UserDr Jie Pu, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

HouseZoom: https://zoom.us/j/95352633552?pwd=RzJVK2UzOGZyNU5mVHd1Y1VPT2tDUT09.

ClockTuesday 18 May 2021, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Individual Differences In Fear Attenuation And Social Transfer Of Knowledge

UserMarie-H. Monfils, PhD, University of Texas at Austin.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 14 May 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Incorporating Structure into NLP Models with Graph Neural Networks

User Michael Schlichtkrull (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 14 May 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Ecological links between L2 learning and L1 change

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/XdoC5YnNfbS5USeb7

UserAntonella Sorace (University of Edinburgh).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 13 May 2021, 16:30-18:00

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Automatic Assessment Systems for the Spoken CALL Shared Tasks

This talk will be held on zoom

UserMengjie Qian, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

HouseZoom: https://zoom.us/j/95352633552?pwd=RzJVK2UzOGZyNU5mVHd1Y1VPT2tDUT09.

ClockTuesday 11 May 2021, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Brain Dynamics and Flexible Behaviors

UserLucina Q. Uddin, Ph.D, University of Miami.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 07 May 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Adaptation and Control in Enterprise Language Technology

UserRyan McDonald (ASAPP).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 07 May 2021, 12:00-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Cross domain similarities and intra-person changes

UserMaria Liakata (University of Warwick).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 30 April 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Language contact in syntax: The view from Romanian

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/k4VN9jrfoq9z2FC9A

UserAdnana Boioc Apintei, Adina Dragomirescu, Alexandru Nicolae (Iorgu Iordan – Alexandru Rosetti Institute of Linguistics & University of Bucharest).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 29 April 2021, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

An Introduction to PAC-Bayes

UserAndrew Foong, David Burt and Javier Antoran (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://eng-cam.zoom.us/j/82019956685?pwd=WUNSVVcrdC9IZGxQOHFhSThjUjd2dz09.

ClockWednesday 21 April 2021, 11:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Title TBD

UserRyan McDonald (Google).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 19 March 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

On the phonetics and phonology of English H* and L+H* pitch accents

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/MCZQPEjAVVryicLY6

UserAmalia Arvaniti (Radboud University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 18 March 2021, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Rethinking food reward

UserDr Dana Small Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology; Director, Modern Diet and Physiology Research Center.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 12 March 2021, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Internal arguments disguised as external arguments: Lessons from an active alignment system

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/ofRcLr4aBxyZh7yP6

UserDr Matthew Tyler (University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 11 March 2021, 16:45-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Representation Learning for Text Retrieval: Learning and Pretraining Strategies for Dense Retrieval

Unusual date and time

UserChenyan Xiong (Microsoft Research).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockThursday 11 March 2021, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Title TBD

Note unusual time

UserChenyan Xiong (Microsoft Research AI).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockThursday 11 March 2021, 15:00-16:00

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Natural Language Interpretation in Dialogue Systems

Seminar on zoom

UserDr Svetlana Stoyanchev, Speech Technology Group, Toshiba CRL.

HouseZoom: https://zoom.us/j/95352633552?pwd=RzJVK2UzOGZyNU5mVHd1Y1VPT2tDUT09.

ClockTuesday 09 March 2021, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

[RESCHEDULED] Typological Feature Prediction and Blinding for Cross-Lingual NLP

RESCHEDULED TBD

UserJohannes Bjerva (Aalborg University).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 05 March 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Multiethnolects as contact languages: the case for the Jamaican influence in London

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/1RUHXqvAEkBvTAps5

UserPaul Kerswill (University of York).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 04 March 2021, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Long-Range Transformers

UserValerii Likhosherstov, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockWednesday 03 March 2021, 11:00-12:30

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Interpretable representation learning for speech and audio signals

Seminar on zoom

UserDr Purvi Agrawal, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and Microsoft India.

HouseZoom: https://zoom.us/j/95352633552?pwd=RzJVK2UzOGZyNU5mVHd1Y1VPT2tDUT09.

ClockTuesday 02 March 2021, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

An auditory thread: music, sleep, brain stimulation, and neuroplasticity

UserEmily BJ Coffey, PhD .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 26 February 2021, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Seminar Cancelled

UserRina Foygel Barber (University of Chicago).

House https://maths-cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/92821218455?pwd=aHFOZWw5bzVReUNYR2d5OWc1Tk15Zz09.

ClockFriday 26 February 2021, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Papers with Code and the automatic extraction of results from papers

UserRobert Stojnic (Facebook / Papers with Code).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 26 February 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The role of language professionals in minority language revitalisation: Variation in rhotic production

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/bcgdZgxu4PbNjAqn6

UserDr Claire Nance (Lancaster University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 25 February 2021, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Inference in Stochastic Processes

UserJavier Antoran (University of Cambridge), Matthew Ashman (University of Cambridge), Stratis Markou (University of Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 24 February 2021, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

Nocturnal dreaming: A replica or a distortion of waking life experiences?

UserDr. ValdasNoreika, Lecturer in Psychology Queen Mary University of London.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 19 February 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Title TBD

UserMariam Redi (Wikimedia).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 19 February 2021, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

The Science of Knowledge Equity - Research at Wikimedia

UserMiriam Redi, Diego Saez (Wikimedia Foundation).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 19 February 2021, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Fairness in AI

UserElre Oldewage (University of Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 17 February 2021, 11:00-12:30

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Should Ensemble Members Be Calibrated?

Seminar on zoom

UserDr Xixin Wu, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

HouseZoom: https://zoom.us/j/95352633552?pwd=RzJVK2UzOGZyNU5mVHd1Y1VPT2tDUT09.

ClockTuesday 16 February 2021, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Detecting the "Fake News" Before It Was Even Written, Media Literacy, and Flattening the Curve of the COVID-19 Infodemic

UserPreslav Nakov (Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), HBKU).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 12 February 2021, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

A Graph-Based Framework for Structured Prediction Tasks in Sanskrit

Note unusual time

UserAmrith Krishna (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 05 February 2021, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Language change in bilingual returnee children: mutual effects of bilingual experience and cognition

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/gNiWovYWud8dTQds9

UserMaki Kubota (UiT The Arctic University of Norway).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 04 February 2021, 16:30-18:00

Second Language Education Group

Raising multilingual autistic children: Challenges and opportunities

UserDr. Jenny Gibson and Dr. Napoleon Katsos, University of Cambridge.

HouseOn-line.

ClockMonday 01 February 2021, 17:00-18:30

Zangwill Club

The ties that bind: Investigating the links between reward and mimicry to understand autism

UserProfessor Bhismadev Chakrabarti, University of Reading, UK.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 29 January 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning with Graphs in Natural Language Generation and Relation Extraction

UserZhijiang Guo (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 29 January 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Heritage grammars and linguistic complexity: A view from grammatical gender

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/hhmex2pjepqHeZpr6

UserProfessor Terje Lohndal (NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 28 January 2021, 16:30-18:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Towards explainable fact checking

UserProf. Isabelle Augenstein, University of Copenhagen.

Househttps://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/97599459216?pwd=QTRsOWZCOXRTREVnbTJBdXVpOXFvdz09.

ClockThursday 28 January 2021, 11:00-12:00

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Selection of Talks from Interspeech 2020

Seminar on zoom

UserYiting 'Edie' Lu, Vyas Raina, Qingyun Dou, Cambridge University Speech Research Group.

HouseZoom: https://zoom.us/j/95352633552?pwd=RzJVK2UzOGZyNU5mVHd1Y1VPT2tDUT09.

ClockTuesday 26 January 2021, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Social Minds in Joint Action

UserProfessor Natalie Sebanz.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 22 January 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Revisiting and re-evaluating rumour stance classification

UserCarolina Scarton (University of Sheffield).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 22 January 2021, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

- Towards a Translational Neuroscience of Consciousness

UserProf Hakwan Lau.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 15 January 2021, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Meta-reinforcement learning

UserKris Jensen and Calvin Kao (University of Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 13 January 2021, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

[NEW DATE:11th of December] Old wine in new skins: a fresh look at cognitive control development

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

UserDr Nikolaus Steinbeis, Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 11 December 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Non-racism and Toxic Interaction Theory in Mental Health Practice: Professional responsibility in the light of systemic racism

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

UserHari Sewell, Director, HS Consultancy.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 04 December 2020, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Compositional Neural Meaning Representation Parsing

UserWeiwei Sun (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 04 December 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Focus Association with ONLY

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/By3XNQtaYLUksF1S9

UserDr Ksenia Zanon (Slavonic Section MMLL, University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 03 December 2020, 16:30-18:00

Chaucer Club

Working Memory 2.0

UserEarl Miller (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

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

ClockThursday 03 December 2020, 14:00-15:00

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

Second Language Education Group

English Medium Education (EME) in Basic and Higher Education: Lessons learned from across the globe

UserMark Levy, John Simpson, Ann Veitch (British Council).

HouseOn-line.

ClockMonday 16 November 2020, 16:00-17:30

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

Micro-level Language Policy and Planning: Levels, Agency and Structure (Cambridge Masterclass in Multilingualism, Education and Language Policy 2019-2020)

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

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