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A selection of talks for graduate students in the Language Sciences.

For more information about the Cambridge Language Sciences initiative, see: https://www.languagesciences.cam.ac.uk/graduate-students

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If you have a question about this list, please contact: Guy Edward Toh Emerson; jaw75; Jamie Douglas. If you have a question about a specific talk, click on that talk to find its organiser.

5 upcoming talks and 746 talks in the archive.

NLIP Seminar Series

Exploring Feedback Comment Generation for Language Learners

UserRyo Nagata (Konan University).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 15 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Factorising AMR generation through syntax

UserKris Cao, DeepMind.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning, Representing, and Understanding Language

UserAida Nematzadeh, DeepMind.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Imitation learning, zero-shot learning and automated fact checking

UserAndreas Vlachos, NLIP, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 05 October 2018, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge PhD Clinic

Time Management

UserPolly Brown, University Counselling Service.

HouseRoom B3, Institute of Criminology.

ClockMonday 11 June 2018, 12:00-14:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning hierarchical structure: strong learning of PCFGs

UserAlexander Clark, King's College London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 June 2018, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

NAACL practice talks

UserSimon Baker (LTL) & Marek Rei (NLIP), University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 May 2018, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Emergent Communication through Negotiation

UserKris Cao, NLIP, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 11 May 2018, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Predictive Uncertainty in Deep Learning

UserAndrey Malinin, CUED, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 May 2018, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Multilingual NLP via Cross-Lingual Word Embeddings

UserIvan Vulic, LTL, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 27 April 2018, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Understanding Ellipsis: Corpus, Annotation, Theory

Note: This is a special out-of-term session. Note unusual time (Monday instead of Thursday)

UserProf. Jim McCloskey (University of California, Santa Cruz).

HouseEnglish Faculty Lecture Room GR-06/07, 9 West Road, Sidgwick Site..

ClockMonday 26 March 2018, 16:00-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

** cancelled **

UserJulian Perez, Naver Labs Europe.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

CANCELLED - Diversity of Expression in Utterance and the Idea of Language

This talk has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

UserProf Adam Kendon (University of Cambridge).

HouseGR-06/7, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 22 March 2018, 16:30-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Virtual bargaining as a micro-foundation for communication

Note unusual time

UserProfessor Nick Chater, University of Warwick.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Jointly Learning Syntax and Semantics

UserJean Maillard, NLIP, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 March 2018, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge PhD Clinic

How to track the impact of your publications

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseRoom B4, Institute of Criminology.

ClockMonday 26 February 2018, 12:00-14:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Constructing datasets for multi-hop reading comprehension across documents

UserJohannes Welbl, University College London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Deep reinforcement learning for dialogue policy optimisation

UserDr Milica Gasic, Dept. Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Pruning and grafting syntactic trees for cross-lingual transfer tasks

UserEdoardo Ponti, TAL, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Third language acquisition at the initial stages: An event-related potential study probing for transfer

UserJason Rothman, David Miller and Eloi Puig-Mayenco (University of Reading / UiT the Arctic University of Norway).

HouseGR-06/7, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 08 February 2018, 16:30-18:30

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Context Sensitive Distributional Semantics

UserStephen McGregor (TCIDA, Goldsmiths).

HouseBoardroom, Faculty of English, West Road.

ClockThursday 18 January 2018, 11:00-12:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Imitation learning for structured prediction and automated fact checking

UserDr Andreas Vlachos, University of Sheffield.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 November 2017, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Powered by Cambridge: Devices, data and interDisciplinarity

Registration required

UserSaul Nassé (Cambridge Assessment).

HouseCripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 17:15-18:15

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Using Social Media to Investigate Linguistic Variation and Change

Registration required

UserDavid Willis (University of Cambridge).

HouseCripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 16:15-16:45

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Poster session

Registration required

UserVarious.

HouseCripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 15:30-16:15

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Poster slam

Registration required

UserVarious.

HouseCripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 15:00-15:30

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Individualised Language in the Big Data Era

Registration required

UserPaula Buttery (University of Cambridge).

HouseCripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 14:30-15:00

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

The Use of Deep Learning in Spoken Dialogue Systems

Registration required

UserSteve Young (University of Cambridge).

HouseCripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 13:30-14:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Internal seminar - new PhD students

UserNew NLIP PhDs.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 November 2017, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Labelling Topics Using Neural Networks

UserNikolaos Aletras, Amazon Research Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 November 2017, 12:00-13:00

Second Language Education Group

Vocabulary: Principles and Practice

UserProfessor Norbert Schmitt, University of Nottingham.

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

ClockMonday 30 October 2017, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Grounded language learning in simulated worlds

UserFelix Hill, DeepMind.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 27 October 2017, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Neural Models for Information Retrieval

UserBhaskar Mitra, Microsoft Research Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 13 October 2017, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge PhD Clinic

Academic Speed Dating

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseRoom B4, Institute of Criminology.

ClockTuesday 10 October 2017, 17:00-19:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Text-to-text Generation Beyond Machine Translation

UserShashi Narayan, University of Edinburgh.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 October 2017, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Finite-State Transducers as a Theory of Dependency Structured Natural Language

UserAnssi Yli-Jyrä, University of Helsinki.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 September 2017, 12:00-13:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Natural Language Processing to Bridge Heterogeneous Data

UserYusuke Miyao (National Institute of Informatics, Japan).

House SR-24, English Faculty Building, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockTuesday 19 September 2017, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Deep NLP in language tutoring

UserFrancis Bond, Associate Professor at the Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 June 2017, 15:00-16:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Predicting Rich Linguistic Structure with Neural Networks

UserJan Buys, University of Oxford.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 13 June 2017, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Functional Distributional Semantics

UserGuy Edward Toh Emerson (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 June 2017, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

NLP, the perfect social (media) science?

UserDirk Hovy, University of Copenhagen.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 07 June 2017, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Sentence-level Topic Models

UserKris Cao (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 June 2017, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Text Simplification: Where are we now, and where are we headed?

UserGustavo Henrique Paetzold, University of Sheffield.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 26 May 2017, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Learning Syntax with Deep Neural Networks

UserShalom Lappin (University of Gothenburg, King's College London and Queen Mary University of London).

HouseGR-06/7, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 25 May 2017, 16:30-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Neural Architectures for Sequence Labelling

UserMarek Rei, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 19 May 2017, 12:00-13:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Cross-lingual Learning 2.0

UserAnders Søgaard (University of Copenhagen).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty.

ClockThursday 27 April 2017, 11:00-12:00

Cambridge PhD Clinic

Fake News

UserElla McPherson, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge; John Naughton, Emeritus Professor of the Public Understanding of Technology, OU.

HouseRoom B4, Institute of Criminology.

ClockWednesday 26 April 2017, 12:00-14:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Neural Variational Inference for NLP

UserYishu Miao, University of Oxford.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 March 2017, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

EACL potpourri

UserNLIP PhDs and postdocs.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 February 2017, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Imitation learning for language generation from unaligned data

UserGerasimos Lampouras, University of Sheffield.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 February 2017, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning Commonsense Event Schemas from Unlabeled Text

UserNate Chambers, US Naval Academy.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 20 January 2017, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Fox's son, they slept five, imitation of people: Kuikuro numerals and counting

This talk is held in conjunction with the Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group (http://groups.ds.cam.ac.uk/celc/)

UserBruna Franchetto (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro).

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty.

ClockMonday 05 December 2016, 17:15-19:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Internal Seminar pt. 2

UserPhD students, NLIP group.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 December 2016, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning to Detect Stance and Represent Emojis

UserIsabelle Augenstein, University College London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 18 November 2016, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

A molecular genetic perspective on speech and language

Registration is required for this event

UserSimon Fisher (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen).

HouseQueen's Building, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 17 November 2016, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Poster session II

Registration is required for this event

UserVarious.

HouseQueen's Building, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 17 November 2016, 15:30-16:30

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Natural Language Processing and online health reports (or OMG U got flu?)

Registration is required for this event

UserNigel Collier & Anna Korhonen.

HouseQueen's Building, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 17 November 2016, 15:00-15:30

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Language dynamics: a neurocognitive approach to incremental interpretation

Registration is required for this event

UserLorraine K. Tyler.

HouseQueen's Building, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 17 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Poster session I

Registration is required for this event

UserVarious.

HouseThe Old Library, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 17 November 2016, 13:30-14:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Recommending relevant citations using CoreSC and Argumentative Zoning

UserDaniel Duma, University of Edinburgh.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 11 November 2016, 12:00-13:00

Open Source for NLP

Open Source and NLP

A special one day workshop.

UserAnn Copestake (Cambridge), Aurelie Herbelot (Trento), Diana Maynard (Sheffield), Behrang QasemiZadeh (Düsseldorf), Nandaja Varma, Esther Seyffarth (Düsseldorf), Hrishikesh K.B. (Swathanthra Malayalam Computing).

HouseSeminar Room FW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 10 November 2016, 09:00-17:00

Second Language Education Group

Lexical Patterns of Austerity in UK Broadsheet Text 2007-15

UserDr Mike Scott, Aston University and Lexical Analysis Software Ltd..

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

ClockMonday 07 November 2016, 17:00-18:30

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Nursing Turing's Child: How to Grow Communication-based Intelligent Machines

UserMarco Baroni (University of Trento/Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research).

HouseGR04, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockMonday 24 October 2016, 15:30-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Numerically Grounded Language Models

UserGeorge Spithourakis (UCL).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 October 2016, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The origins of speech and anti-rhythms

UserLaurence White (Plymouth University).

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty.

ClockThursday 20 October 2016, 16:30-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Internal Seminar pt. 1

UserNLIP Postdocs and PhDs.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 14 October 2016, 12:00-13:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Internal LTL meeting

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseGR05, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 13 October 2016, 11:00-12:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Text Readability Assessment for Second Language Learners

UserMenglin Xia (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 July 2016, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Incremental CCG parsing and its applications

UserBharat Ram Ambati, University of Edinburgh/Apple.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 27 May 2016, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

From passive to interactive (multimodal) language learning

UserAngeliki Lazaridou, University of Trento.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 April 2016, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Where Can I Buy a Boulder? Searching for Offline Retail Locations

UserSandro Bauer (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 April 2016, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Texts Come from People - How Demographic Factors Influence NLP Models

UserDirk Hovy, University of Copenhagen.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 18 March 2016, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Tracing concepts through time

UserGabriel Recchia (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 11 March 2016, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

General-Purpose Representation Learning from Words to Sentences

***PLEASE NOTE CHANGED (DIFFERENT) TIME***

UserFelix Hill (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 March 2016, 11:00-12:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Understanding generative learning in the individual brain

UserZoe Kourtzi (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 26 February 2016, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Data Science at The Guardian

UserFelix Sanchez-Garcia, The Guardian.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2016, 15:00-16:00

NLIP Seminar Series

What Happens Next? Event Prediction Using a Compositional Neural Network Model

UserMark Granroth-Wilding, Computer Laboratory.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 19 February 2016, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Modern Deep Learning through Bayesian Eyes

UserYarin Gal, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 12 February 2016, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Multilingual Image Description with Neural Sequence Models

UserEva Hasler, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 05 February 2016, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge PhD Clinic

Research Collaborations outside of academia

UserDr Andrea Kells, Computer Lab, University of Cambridge/.

HouseRoom B3, Institute of Criminology.

ClockMonday 07 December 2015, 11:00-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Lacking Integrity: HPSG as a Morphosyntactic Theory

UserGuy Edward Toh Emerson (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 27 November 2015, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Eliminating A/A'-positions

UserCoppe van Urk, Queen Mary University of London.

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 26 November 2015, 16:30-18:30

Second Language Education Group

Born Global: Rethinking Language Policy for 21st Century Britain

UserBernardette Holmes MBE, Director of Speak To The Future; Bye-Fellow of Downing College.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room GS4.

ClockMonday 23 November 2015, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Turn-taking, language processing and the evolution of language

Registration is required for this event

UserProf. Stephen Levinson (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen).

HouseQueen's Building, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Annual open meeting

Registration is required for this event

UserCambridge Language Sciences.

HouseQueen's Building, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 16:30-17:00

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Poster Session II

Registration is required for this event

UserVarious.

HouseQueen's Building, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 16:00-16:30

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Understanding generative learning in the individual brain

Registration is required for this event

UserZoe Kourtzi (University of Cambridge).

HouseQueen's Building, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 15:30-16:00

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Crowdsourcing big data in English dialectology

Registration is required for this event

UserBert Vaux (Department of Linguistics, University of Cambridge).

HouseQueen's Building, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 15:00-15:30

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Sunnyside

Registration is required for this event

UserDr Laura Wright (University of Cambridge).

HouseQueen's Building, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 14:30-15:00

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Statistical Acoustic-Phonetic Historical Linguistics: A short introduction

Registration is required for this event

UserJohn Aston (University of Cambridge); John Coleman (University of Oxford).

HouseQueen's Building, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 14:00-14:30

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Poster Session I

Registration is required for this event

UserVarious.

HouseQueen's Building, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 13:30-14:00

NLIP Seminar Series

How much linguistics is needed for NLP?

UserEdward Grefenstette.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 November 2015, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge PhD Clinic

Academia vs. Industry

UserDr Madelaine Chapman, Careers Adviser for Postdoctoral Researchers in the Physical Sciences and Technology.

HouseRoom B4, Institute of Criminology.

ClockMonday 02 November 2015, 11:15-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Internal Seminar

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Internal Seminar

UserNLIP Postdocs and PhDs.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 October 2015, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Understanding Word Embeddings

UserOmer Levy, Bar-Ilan University.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 13 October 2015, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Unweaving The Lexical Rainbow: Grounding Linguistic Creativity in Perceptual Semantics

We only have LT2 for the hour, so please don't enter before 1pm and don't be late for the talk, as it will start promptly at 1:05 and we'll have to leave before 2pm.

UserTony Veale, University College Dublin.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 08 October 2015, 13:00-14:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Game of Tropes: Exploring the Placebo Effect in Computational Creativity

UserTony Veale, University College Dublin.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 07 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Joint A* Syntactic and Semantic Parsing for CCG

UserMike Lewis, University of Washington.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 September 2015, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning Structural Kernels for Natural Language Processing

UserDaniel Beck, University of Sheffield.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 11 September 2015, 12:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Cross-lingual transfer of a semantic parser via parallel data

UserKilian Evang, University of Gronigen.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 07 August 2015, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Improving & Better Understanding Word Vector Representations

UserManaal Faruqui, Carnegie Mellon University.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 19 June 2015, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Crowdsourcing the annotation of rumours in social media

UserMaria Liakata, University of Warwick.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 12 June 2015, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Open System Categorical Quantum Semantics in Natural Language Processing

UserDimitri Kartsaklis, Queen Mary University of London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 May 2015, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Model Theory and the Semantics of Natural Languages

UserStanley Peters, Stanford University.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 May 2015, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Disfluency detection in spoken learner English

UserAndrew Caines, DTAL, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 12:30-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Modelling implicit language learning with distributional semantics

UserDimitris Alikaniotis, DTAL, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 12:00-12:30

Cambridge PhD Clinic

Fourth workshop: Research Outreach & Public Engagement

UserProf David Spiegelhalter Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk in the Statistical Laboratory, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Faculty of English.

ClockFriday 24 April 2015, 15:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Statistical modelling of metaphor

UserEkatarina Shutova, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 April 2015, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

The Geometry of Machine Translation

UserRory Waite, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 April 2015, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Argument Mining from Text for Teaching and Assessing Writing

UserDiane Litman, University of Pittsburgh.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 20 February 2015, 12:00-13:00

Second Language Education Group

Language development, social integration and achievement of recently-arrived EAL children in schools in the East of England

UserEducational Achievement, Language Education and Disadvantage (EALead) research team at the University of Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin University.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room GS4.

ClockMonday 16 February 2015, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Disentangling focus constructions in Luganda

UserJenneke van der Wal, University of Cambridge.

HouseLecture Block, Room 5, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 05 February 2015, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Towards quantum algorithms for natural language processing

UserWill Zeng, University of Oxford.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 January 2015, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Frontiers in Named Entity Recognition and Linking

User Leon Derczynski and Kalina Bontcheva, University of Sheffield.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 January 2015, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

An embodied model of clause syntax

UserAlistair Knott, Dept of Computer Science, University of Otago, New Zealand.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 08 December 2014, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Composed, Distributed Reflections on Semantics and Statistical Machine Translation

UserTim Baldwin, The University of Melbourne.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 November 2014, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

A Polya Urn Document Language Model for Information Retrieval

UserRonan Cummins, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 November 2014, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Exploratory Search and Trend Detection

UserGerhard Heyer, Universität Leipzig.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 14 November 2014, 12:00-13:00

Centre for Commonwealth Education (CCE)

MASTERCLASS: Case study research in applied linguistics: What can case studies of L2 learners tell us?

Places are limited. If you would like to attend, please email rmk33@cam.ac.uk.

UserPatricia A. Duff, University of British Columbia.

HouseRoom GS4 Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PQ.

ClockWednesday 12 November 2014, 15:00-17:30

Centre for Commonwealth Education (CCE)

Multilingual socialization: Negotiating multiple languages, identities, ideologies, and practices

All welcome. If you would like to attend, please email rmk33@cam.ac.uk

UserPatricia A. Duff, University of British Columbia.

HouseRoom GS4 Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PQ.

ClockMonday 10 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

The case for a Computational Neurolinguistics

UserBrian Murphy, Queen's University Belfast.

HouseLT1, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Builiding.

ClockTuesday 04 November 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge PhD Clinic

Third Workshop: Scientific Publishing

UserChris Surridge, Chief Editor and Associate Publisher at Nature Publishing Group.

HouseRoom B4, Institute of Criminology.

ClockFriday 31 October 2014, 16:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Internal Seminar 2

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 31 October 2014, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

First Step toward Neural Machine Translation

UserKyunghyun Cho, University of Montreal.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 23 October 2014, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Creative Coding in Education

UserSam Aaron (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 October 2014, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Internal Seminar 1

UserNLIP Speakers.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 October 2014, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Unsupervised learning of rhetorical structure with un-topic models

UserDiarmuid Ó Séaghdha, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 August 2014, 12:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Helping 10% of the people to read and write better

UserLuz Rello, University Pompeu Fabra.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 13 June 2014, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Multilingual Models for Distributed Semantics

UserKarl Moritz Hermann, Oxford University.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 June 2014, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Shift-Reduce CCG Parsing with a Dependency Model

UserWenduan Xu, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 June 2014, 13:00-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Looking for hyponyms in vector space

UserMarek Rei, SwiftKey .

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 June 2014, 12:30-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Grammatical error correction using hybrid systems and type filtering

UserMariano Felice, Computer Laboratory, Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 June 2014, 12:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Robust multilingual syntactic parsing

UserRyan McDonald, Google.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 May 2014, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Identifying Deixis to Communicative Artifacts in Text

UserShomir Wilson, University of Edinburgh and Carnegie Mellon University.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 May 2014, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge PhD Clinic

Second Workshop: Academic Survival Tips

UserDr Alex Kogan, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom B4, Institute of Criminology.

ClockFriday 02 May 2014, 16:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Towards empiricist models of language acquisition

UserAlexander Clark (King's College London).

HouseFaculty of Law, Room LG19.

ClockThursday 24 April 2014, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Adjective modification in compositional distributional semantics

UserEva Maria Vecchi, Computer Lab, Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 11 April 2014, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Using Semantics to help learn Phonetic Categories

UserStella Frank, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 April 2014, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Exploiting Large Corpora for Parsing

UserDominick Ng, University of Sydney.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 March 2014, 13:00-14:00

NLIP Seminar Series

The semantics of poetry: a distributional reading

This talk is also a part of the Language Sciences Interdisciplinary Programme.

UserAurelie Herbelot.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Constructing topical hierarchies for Expertise Mining

UserGeorgeta Bordea, DERI, NUI Galway.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 February 2014, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

A Quest Towards Understanding the Challenges of Spoken Content Retrieval

UserGareth Jones, Dublin City University.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 February 2014, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Towards a model of morphological processing grounded in principles of discriminative learning

UserHarald Baayen, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebing and University of Alberta.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Categorical compositional distributional semantics: state-of-the-art!

UserMehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Queen Mary University of London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Spectral Learning and Decoding for Natural Language Parsing

UserShay Cohen, University of Edinburgh.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 January 2014, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Which take which?

UserRichard Holton, University of Cambridge.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

GPstruct: Bayesian non-parametric structured prediction model

UserNovi Quadrianto, Machine Learning, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 January 2014, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Parsing Jazz: Harmonic Analysis of Music Using Combinatory Categorial Grammar

UserMark Granroth-Wilding, Computer Laboratory.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 December 2013, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

A Standard Document Score for Information Retrieval

UserRonan Cummins, University of Greenwich.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 29 November 2013, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Language Learning and the brain

UserMatt Davies, University of Cambridge.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 28 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Three Stories on Aggregated Search

UserMaarten de Rijke, University of Amsterdam.

HouseSW 01, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Builiding.

ClockWednesday 20 November 2013, 16:00-17:00

Second Language Education Group

Literacy Instruction and the Bilingual Learner

UserProfessor Catherine Wallace, Institute of Education, University of London .

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room GS5.

ClockMonday 18 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning to Generate Natural Source Code

UserDaniel Tarlow, Microsoft Research Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Data Management, Integration and Retrieval in Life Sciences Using Semantic Web Technology

UserSarinder Kaur Kashmir-Singh, University of Malaya.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 November 2013, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The onset of borrowing: Somali and English

UserJeanette Sakel, University of the West of England.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 17 October 2013, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Recursive Deep Learning for Modeling Semantic Compositionality

UserRichard Socher - Stanford University.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 31 July 2013, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Developing and testing a self-assessment and tutoring system

UserHelen Yannakoudakis, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 05 June 2013, 12:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

How to Give a Technical Presentation in Computer Science

UserStephen Clark, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 March 2013, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Unsupervised Domain Tuning to Improve Word Sense Disambiguation

UserJudita Preiss, University of Sheffield.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 March 2013, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Two Approaches to Grammar Induction: From Plain Text to Semantic Supervision

UserOmri Abend, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem .

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 06 March 2013, 12:00-13:00

Second Language Education Group

Class in multilingualism research

UserProfessor David Block, ICREA-Universitat de Lleida.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, room GS1.

ClockTuesday 05 March 2013, 17:30-19:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Distributional Semantics and Kernels

UserTamara Polajnar, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 February 2013, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Linguistic Indicators for Estimating the Quality of Machine Translations

UserMariano Felice, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 February 2013, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Null objects and markedness in L1 acquisition

UserIanthi Tsimpli (Aristotle University Thessaloniki/University of Reading).

HouseBowett Room, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 24 January 2013, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Machine translation from the user's perspective: what is it good for?

UserLucia Specia, University of Sheffield.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 November 2012, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The Domain of Content

UserHagit Borer (Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseErasmus Room, Old Court, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 22 November 2012, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Predict, Price and Cut: Column and Row Generation for Structured Prediction

User Sebastian Riedel, University College London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 November 2012, 12:00-13:00

Second Language Education Group

Styling in a Language Learned Later in Life

All Welcome!

UserProfessor Ben Rampton, Professor of Applied and Socio-linguistics, King’s College London.

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

ClockWednesday 14 November 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Discrete bilectalism, multilingualism, and (a)typical language development

UserKleanthes K. Grohmann and Maria Kambanaros (University of Cyprus and Cyprus Acquisition Team).

HouseErasmus Room, Old Court, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 01 November 2012, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

A fast and simple algorithm for training neural probabilistic language models

UserAndriy Mnih, University College London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 26 October 2012, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Derogatives: Meaning or Metadata?

The Erasmus Room is on the 1st Floor, and is marked no. 18 on the following map: http://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/mi-content/default.asp?PAGE_ID=1860

UserGeoffrey Nunberg (UC Berkeley).

HouseErasmus Room, Old Court, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 25 October 2012, 17:00-18:30

Second Language Education Group

Beyond multilingualism: Heteroglossia and social diversity

All welcome!

UserProfessor Adrian Blackledge, MOSAIC Centre for Research on Multilingualism, University of Birmingham.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room GS5.

ClockMonday 22 October 2012, 17:00-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Handling obsolete information in classification: is there a one-size-fits-all strategy?

UserChristoforos Anagnostopoulos, Imperial College London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 19 October 2012, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

A New Twist on Methodologies for ESL Grammatical Error Detection

UserJoel Tetreault, Educational Testing Service.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 12 October 2012, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Neurocognitive universals in types of morphological process?

The Bowett Room is at no.7 on the following map: http://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/mi-content/default.asp?PAGE_ID=1860

UserWilliam Marslen-Wilson (University of Cambridge).

HouseBowett Room, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 11 October 2012, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Data Mining and Information Extraction for CiteSeerX and Friends

UserDr. C. Lee Giles, Pennsylvania State University.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 29 June 2012, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Fuse Project and Citation Analysis

UserDain Kaplan - University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 June 2012, 12:30-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning Syntactic Verb Frames Using Graphical Models

UserTom Lippincott, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 June 2012, 12:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Following Wisdom in Machine Learning

UserNovi Quadrianto, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 June 2012, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Semi-supervised learning for automatic conceptual property extraction

UserColin Kelly, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 June 2012, 12:30-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Modelling selectional preferences in a lexical hierarchy

UserDiarmuid Ó Séaghdha, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 June 2012, 12:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Modeling coherence in ESOL learner texts

UserHelen Yannakoudakis, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 May 2012, 12:30-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Context-Enhanced Citation Sentiment Detection

UserAwais Athar, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 May 2012, 12:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Repair and adherence in patient-clinician dialogues

UserMatthew Purver -- Queen Mary, University of London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 18 May 2012, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Beyond Shallow Semantics

UserMartha Palmer, University of Colorado.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 May 2012, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Title to be confirmed

UserAnn Copestake (University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, E Staircase, Clare College Old Court.

ClockThursday 03 May 2012, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Helping computers talk from experience

UserBlaise Thomson, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 March 2012, 11:00-12:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Entity-based Models for Discourse Structure

UserMicha Elsner, University of Edinburgh.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 March 2012, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Automatically Creating Reading Lists with Topical PageRank

UserJames Jardine, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 February 2012, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Title to be confirmed

UserBonnie Schwartz (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen).

HouseLatimer Room, E Staircase, Clare College Old Court.

ClockThursday 16 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Bayesian Smoothing for Language Models

UserYee Whye Teh, University College London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 27 January 2012, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Probabilistic models of similarity and plausibility in context

UserDiarmuid Ó Séaghdha, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 December 2011, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

What is meaning? - Formalising the Distributional Hypothesis

UserDaoud Clarke, University of Hertfordshire.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 November 2011, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Stream-based Statistical Machine Translation

UserAbby Levenberg, University of Oxford.

HouseSS03, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 18 November 2011, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Resumption and the Design of Grammar

UserAsh Asudeh (University of Oxford & Carleton University).

HouseLatimer Room, E Staircase, Clare College Old Court.

ClockThursday 27 October 2011, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Biomedical Natural Language Figure Processing

UserHong Yu, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 18 October 2011, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Search-based Structured Prediction applied to Biomedical Event Extraction

UserAndreas Vlachos, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 14 October 2011, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The Syntax of Meteorology

UserJohn Collins (University of East Anglia).

HouseBarbara White Room, Newnham College.

ClockThursday 13 October 2011, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Better Together: Large Monolingual, Bilingual and Multimodal Corpora in NLP

UserShane Bergsma - Johns Hopkins University.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 10 October 2011, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning hard chart constraints for efficient context-free parsing

UserBrian Roark - Oregon Health and Science University.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 06 October 2011, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Graph-Based Methods for Large-Scale Multilingual Knowledge Integration

UserGerard de Melo, Max Planck Institute for Informatics.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 July 2011, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

A New Dataset and Method for Automatically Grading ESOL Texts

UserHelen Yannakoudakis, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 June 2011, 12:00-12:30

Second Language Education Group

Research and practice in content and language integrated learning (CLIL)

UserProfessor Rick de Graaff, Utrect University, Faculty of Humanities & Centre for Teaching and Learning.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room GS4.

ClockTuesday 07 June 2011, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Language in 3D: semantic tensor space

UserTim Van de Croys - University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 03 June 2011, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Surprisingly Efficient Parsing for a Wide-Coverage Lexicalised-Grammar Parser

UserStephen Clark and Yue Zhang - University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 March 2011, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Categorical Compositionality for Distributional Semantics, Without Tears

UserEdward Grefenstette, University of Oxford.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 February 2011, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Automatic speech act identification in business emails

UserRachele de Felice - University of Nottingham.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 18 February 2011, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Phases and semantics

UserWolfram Hinzen (University of Durham).

HouseGR05, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 17 February 2011, 17:00-18:30

Second Language Education Group

Comparing language learning and proficiency across Europe

UserKaren Ashton, Project Manager, European Survey on Language Competences, Cambridge ESOL, Cambridge Assessment.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, DMB, Room GS4.

ClockMonday 24 January 2011, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Towards a Stochastic Model of Linguistic Competence

UserShalom Lappin - King's College, London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 26 November 2010, 12:00-13:00

Second Language Education Group

Gender Construction and its Negotiation in the Course of Second Language Learning

All welcome!

UserHuajing Zhao, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge.

HouseFaculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, room GS4.

ClockMonday 22 November 2010, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Two robust semi-supervised learning algorithms for natural language processing

UserAnders Søgaard, University of Copenhagen.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 19 November 2010, 12:00-13:00

Semantics Lunch (Computer Laboratory)

A Language for Mathematics

UserMohan Ganesalingam (University of Cambridge).

HouseRoom FW26, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockMonday 15 November 2010, 12:45-14:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Event Extraction from Biomedical Texts by Trimming Dependency Graphs

UserEkaterina Buyko - JULIE Lab, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 12 November 2010, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

ACS project presentations

UserVarious NLP researchers, University of Cambridge.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 04 November 2010, 13:00-14:00

NLIP Seminar Series

BioCaster 2.0: Online text analysis for early alerting of disease outbreaks

UserNigel Collier - National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 27 October 2010, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Patent Search: a challenging problem for IR and NL

UserJohn Tait - The Information Retrieval Facility, Vienna.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 October 2010, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Open Problems for Literary Text Generation in the WASP System

UserPablo Gervas - Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 October 2010, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

A Fast Decoder for Joint Word Segmentation and POS-Tagging using a Single Discriminative Model

UserYue Zhang and Stephen Clark, University of Cambridge.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 October 2010, 12:30-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Practical Linguistic Steganography using Contextual Synonym Substitution and Vertex Colour Coding

UserChing-Yun Chang and Stephen Clark, University of Cambridge.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 October 2010, 12:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Semantics, Text, and Biomedical Knowledge Discovery: Challenges and Opportunities

UserKarin Verspoor - University of Colorado Denver.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 06 September 2010, 12:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Evaluation of Dependency Parsers on Unbounded Dependencies

UserLaura Rimell - University of Cambridge.

HouseGS15, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 28 July 2010, 12:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Models of Metaphor in NLP

UserEkaterina Shutova, University of Cambridge.

HouseGS15, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 08 July 2010, 12:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Latent Variable Models of Selectional Preference

UserDiarmuid Ó Séaghdha, University of Cambridge.

HouseGS15, Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 28 June 2010, 12:30-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Natural mathematical language for the computer

UserArnold Neumaier, University of Vienna.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 June 2010, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Log-linear models with hidden features for label and link prediction

UserCharles Elkan, University of California, San Diego.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 21 June 2010, 12:00-13:00

Second Language Education Group

Identity Problems

UserProfessor David Block, Institute of Education, London.

HouseFaculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, room GS5.

ClockMonday 14 June 2010, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Evolution, sex/gender and sociolinguistics

UserProf. Deborah Cameron, Faculty of English, University of Oxford.

HouseGR05, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 27 May 2010, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Automatic Metaphor Interpretation as a Paraphrasing Task

UserEkaterina Shutova, University of Cambridge.

HouseGS15, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 27 May 2010, 12:30-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Linguistic Steganography using Automatically Generated Paraphrases

UserChing-Yun (Frannie) Chang, University of Cambridge.

HouseGS15, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 27 May 2010, 12:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Enhancing NLP with Knowledge: Ontology-Based Information Retrieval for Handwritten Text

UserMarcus Eichenberger-Liwicki, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 17 May 2010, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Latent TAG Derivations for Semantic Role Labeling

UserAnoop Sarkar, Simon Fraser University.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 12 March 2010, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Metaphor in language, thought, and communication

UserGerard Steen - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 05 March 2010, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Keeping (eye)track(s) of multiple worlds

UserProf. Gerry Altmann, Department of Psychology, University of York.

HouseGR05, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 04 March 2010, 17:00-18:30

Second Language Education Group

Negotiating varied proficiency levels in Lingua Franca English

UserDr Anne Ife, Department of English, Communication, Film and Media, Anglia Ruskin University.

HouseFaculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, room GS5.

ClockMonday 22 February 2010, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Subjectivity Recognition on Word Senses

UserKatja Markert - University of Leeds.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 19 February 2010, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Eye get it! What eye-movements can tell us about language processing in autism spectrum disorder

UserDr Courtenay Norbury, Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London.

HouseGR05, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 18 February 2010, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Learnable representations for natural language

UserAlexander Clark - Royal Holloway University of London.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 05 February 2010, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

The Web as an Implicit Training Set: Application to Noun Compounds' Syntax and Semantics

UserPreslav Nakov - National University of Singapore.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 29 January 2010, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

A Bottom-up Approach to Sentence Ordering for Multi-document Summarization

UserDanushka Bollegala - University of Tokyo.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 January 2010, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Inducing Synchronous Grammars for Machine Translation

UserPhil Blunsom, University of Oxford.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 27 November 2009, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Predication and specification in the syntax of cleft sentences

UserProf. Marcel den Dikken, The Graduate Center of The City University of New York.

HouseGR05, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 26 November 2009, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Semiring Parsing without Parsing

UserAdam Lopez, University of Edinburgh.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 20 November 2009, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Fine-grained sentiment analysis in text and multi-party conversation

UserTheresa Wilson, University of Edinburgh.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 13 November 2009, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Towards Understanding the Brain Basis of Developmental Dyslexia: A Cross-Language Approach

UserProf. Usha Goswami, Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge.

HouseGR05, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 12 November 2009, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Bayesian non-parametric models for parsing and translation

UserTrevor Cohn, University of Sheffield.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 October 2009, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Ontology Learning for Portuguese

UserHugo Gonçalo Oliveira, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 October 2009, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Against PP extraposition in nominals

UserProf. David Adger, Department of Linguistics, Queen Mary, University of London.

HouseG24, Law Faculty (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 15 October 2009, 19:00-20:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Clitic Pregroups: in search for a uniform pattern of clitic movement in natural languages

UserMehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Oxford University Computing Laboratory.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 August 2009, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Unbounded Dependency Recovery for Parser Evaluation

UserLaura Rimell, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 July 2009, 12:45-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

A Proposal on Evaluation Measures for RTE

UserRichard Bergmair, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 July 2009, 12:00-12:45

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Phonetic and phonological aspects of gemination in Lebanese Arabic

UserDr Ghada Khattab (School of Education Communication and Language Sciences, University of Newcastle).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 11 June 2009, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The pragmatic bases of musical meaning

UserDr Ian Cross and Ghofur Woodruff (Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 28 May 2009, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Cycling to Enrich and Enhance Dictionary Glosses

UserRoberto Navigli, University of Rome "La Sapienza".

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 28 May 2009, 12:00-13:00

Second Language Education Group

Equality before the law, irrespective of language and culture?

UserAnn Corsellis OBE.JP, Vice-President, Chartered Institute of Linguists.

HouseRoom GS5, New Faculty Building, Faculty of Education, 184, Hills Road.

ClockTuesday 26 May 2009, 17:00-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Processing Geographic Language

UserDr. Inderjeet Mani.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 May 2009, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Loan Word Typology

UserProf Bernard Comrie (Department of Linguistics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 14 May 2009, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

BioNLP 2009 event detection task

UserAndreas Vlachos, Cambridge University.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 May 2009, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Dealing with disasters: the problem of polysemy

UserProf Jean Aitchison (Faculty of English Language and Literature, University of Oxford).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 30 April 2009, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Disambiguation of Biomedical Text

UserMark Stevenson - Sheffield University.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 March 2009, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Eye tracking and syntactic processing in children with Williams Syndrome

UserDr Diane Nelson (Department of Linguistics and Phonetics, University of Leeds).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 05 March 2009, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Dialogue Act Prediction Using Stochastic Context-Free Grammar Induction

UserJeroen Geertzen, University of Cambridge.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 20 February 2009, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Constructions, functional heads and unbounded dependencies

UserProf Bob Borsley (Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 19 February 2009, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

ASKNet: Creating and Evaluating Large Scale Integrated Semantic Networks

UserBrian Harrington, University of Oxford.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 February 2009, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Quantifying dialect similarity by comparison of the lexical distribution of phonemes

UserDr. Warren Maguire (School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 05 February 2009, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Almost-unsupervised multilingual sentiment analysis

UserJohn Carroll - University of Sussex.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 January 2009, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Variation in British Sign Language

UserDr Rachel Sutton-Spence, Centre for Deaf Studies, University of Bristol.

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 27 November 2008, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning to Adapt in Dialogue Systems: Data-driven Models for Personality Recognition and Generation

UserFrancois Mairesse, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 November 2008, 12:15-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Adapting a WSJ-trained Lexicalized-Grammar Parser to New Domains

UserLaura Rimell, Oxford University.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 14 November 2008, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Infinite Hidden Markov Models and Applications in NLP

UserJurgen van Gael, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 31 October 2008, 12:15-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Understanding the minds of others: A psycholinguistic approach to Theory of Mind

UserDr Heather Ferguson, Department of Linguistics, University College London.

HouseLG17, Law Faculty, 10 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 30 October 2008, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Statistical anaphora resolution in biomedical texts

UserCaroline Gasperin, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 October 2008, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

CANCELLED- NLIP SEMINAR 17th OCTOBER

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 October 2008, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Fuzzy Logic: Fading Hype or Technology of the Future?

UserDr. Ulrich Bodenhofer, Johannes Kepler University, Austria.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 20 June 2008, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Language as a Window Into Human Nature

OPEN TO ALL: guest sign-in at the door

UserProfessor Steven Pinker, Dept of Psychology Harvard.

HouseThe Cambridge Union.

ClockTuesday 10 June 2008, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Multiword Expressions: Evaluation of Extraction Methods and their Impact on Grammar Engineering

UserValia Kordoni (LT-Lab DFKI GmbH and Dept. of Computational Linguistics, Saarland University, Germany).

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 June 2008, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

How to learn and use a language

UserProf Richard Hudson (Department of Phonetics and Linguistics, UCL).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 05 June 2008, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Contributions of phonetic detail to understanding speech processing

UserProf Sarah Hawkins (Department of Linguistics, University of Cambridge).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 22 May 2008, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

A maximum entropy approach to preposition and determiner selection

UserRachele De Felice, University of Oxford.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 May 2008, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Error-Aware Probabilistic Parsing

UserJennifer Foster, Dublin City University.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 May 2008, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Computer-generated Cryptic Crossword Clues: exploring creative NLG

UserDavid Hardcastle, The Open University.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 07 March 2008, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Applications of Discourse Structure for Spoken Dialogue Systems

UserDiane Litmann, University of Edinburgh.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 29 February 2008, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Referential intentions and minimal semantics

UserProf Emma Borg (Department of Philosophy, University of Reading).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 28 February 2008, 17:00-18:30

Second Language Education Group

Researching the impact of recent foreign language policy initiatives on provision and practice in schools in England

User Michael Evans, Linda Fisher, Caroline Filmer-Sankey, Ruth Levine, Faculty of Education, Cambridge University.

HouseGS4, New Faculty Building, Faculty of Education, 184, Hills Road.

ClockMonday 18 February 2008, 17:00-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Monte Carlo Semantics: Robust Inference and Logical Pattern Processing Based on

UserRichard Bergmair, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 February 2008, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The role of statistical learning in early generative L2 grammars

UserProf Roger Hawkins (Department of Linguistics and English Language, University of Essex).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 14 February 2008, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning to Classify Noun-Noun Semantic Relations

UserDiarmuid O'Seaghdha, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 February 2008, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Tone contrast maintenance driving phonological change in intonation grammars

UserProf Carlos Gussenhoven (Department of Linguistics, Radboud University Nijmegen).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 31 January 2008, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Annotating Genericity: How Do Humans Decide?- A Case Study in Ontology Extraction

UserAurelie Herbelot, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 January 2008, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

'A fair knowledge of their tongue': Re-evaluating Missionary Linguistics

change of time

UserDr Marcus Tomalin (Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 17 January 2008, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

When and where does language change? Syntax, phonology, acquisition and diachrony

*back to usual venue*

UserDr Patrick Honeybone (Department of Linguistics and English Language, University of Edinburgh).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 29 November 2007, 17:30-19:00

NLIP Seminar Series

A Rebel Alliance in Babel's Aftermath: Combining rules and probabilities in machine translation

UserDan Flickinger, CSLI Stanford University and Cambridge Computer Laboratory.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 November 2007, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Kernels for graph comparison

UserKarsten Borgwardt, University of Cambridge.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 November 2007, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Inflectional Economy

*NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE*

UserDr James Blevins (RCEAL, University of Cambridge).

HouseLG17, Law Faculty, 10 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 15 November 2007, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Historical sociolinguistics and the transmission of language change

UserProf Terttu Nevalainen (Department of Linguistics, University of Helsinki).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 01 November 2007, 17:30-19:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Analysing biomedical text with the Stanford dependency grammar

UserAndrew Clegg, Birkbeck, University of London.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 19 October 2007, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The fascinating first year

UserProf David Crystal (School of Linguistics and English Language, University of Wales, Bangor).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 18 October 2007, 17:30-19:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Random Walks on the Click Graph

UserMartin Szummer, Microsoft Research Cambridge.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 12 October 2007, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

The ILIAD Project: Language Technology Meets Linux Troubleshooting

UserTimothy Baldwin - University of Melbourne..

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 02 July 2007, 11:00-12:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Annotating and Learning Compound Noun Semantics

UserDiarmuid O'Seaghdha - University of Cambridge.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 20 June 2007, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Annotation of Chemical Named Entities

UserPeter Corbett - University of Cambridge.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 18 June 2007, 11:30-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Semantic enrichment of journal articles using chemical named entity recognition

UserColin Batchelor - Royal Society of Chemistry.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 18 June 2007, 11:30-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Semi-supervised Training of a Statistical Parser from Unlabeled Partially-bracketed Data

UserJohn Carroll - Department of Informatics, University of Sussex.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 June 2007, 15:00-16:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Term Mining in Biomedicine

UserSophia Ananiadou - University of Manchester.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 May 2007, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Discourse variation, grammaticalisation, and stuff like that

UserProf Jenny Cheshire (Department of Linguistics, Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 08 March 2007, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Compounding in English and the nature of attribution

Dinner with speaker afterwards at Sala Thong (Thai); email apc38 if interested

UserProf Heinz Giegerich (Department of Linguistics and English Language, University of Edinburgh).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 08 February 2007, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Some aspects of verb morphology and syntax in Modern Aramaic

*Back to usual venue*

UserProf Geoffrey Khan (Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Cambridge).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 25 January 2007, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Generating appropriate referring expressions in news summaries

UserAdvaith Siddharthan, University of Cambridge.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 December 2006, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Differentiating morphology, syntax and meaning in the human brain

*NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE*

UserProf Lorraine K Tyler (Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge).

HouseLG17, Law Faculty, 10 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 30 November 2006, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Generation of Referring Expressions: Evaluating some standard algorithms

UserIelka van der Sluis, University of Aberdeen.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 November 2006, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Evaluating Centering for Information Ordering using Corpora

UserNikiforos Karamanis, University of Cambridge.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Problems with phonemes

*NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE*

UserDr John Coleman (Phonetics Laboratory, University of Oxford).

HouseLG17, Law Faculty, 10 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 16 November 2006, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Fuzzy Language Models and Closed Domain Question Answering using Fuzzy Semantics

UserRichard Bergmair, University of Cambridge.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 November 2006, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

The Weakest Link: Detecting and Correcting Errors in Learner English

UserPete Whitelock, Sharp Laboratories.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 03 November 2006, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Acquiring Ontological Relationships from Wikipedia Using RMRS

Short talk (20 minutes) to be presented at International Semantic Web Conference workshop

UserAurelie Herbelot, University of Cambridge.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 24 October 2006, 13:00-14:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Putting Linguistics into Speech Recognition: The Regulus Grammar Compiler

UserManny Rayner, Powerset.com/Geneva University.

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 20 October 2006, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Concord, convergence and accommodation in bilingual children

UserProf Andrew Radford (Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 19 October 2006, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Multiple Instance Learning for Natural Language Tasks

UserMark Craven, University of Cambridge (visiting).

HouseSW01 Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 13 October 2006, 12:00-13:00

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