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Nicholas Moores, Kevin McGowan, Meghan Sumner, and Michael Frank will be presenting “Children Use Phonetically-Cued Talker Information to Disambiguate Similar Objects” at Psychonomics 2014┬áin Long Beach this weekend.

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Rob Podesva will give a colloquium talk today at University of Michigan Linguistics, on “On the Complementarity of the Three Waves: The Acoustic Realization of /s/ in Inland California”.

Dan Jurafksy will speak at a symposium on “Food: Origin, Innovation, Imagination” at the Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art on November 17, sponsored by the Case Western Institute for the Science of Origins.

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Vera Gribanova will present “Discourse-driven head movement, VSO and ellipsis in Russian” at NELS 45 at MIT on Oct. 31-Nov. 2.

Chris Manning’s work with numerous collaborators was presented at EMNLP 2014, in Doha, Qatar:

  • “NaturalLI: Natural Logic Inference for Common Sense Reasoning” (Gabor Angeli and Christopher D. Manning)
  • “A Fast and Accurate Dependency Parser using Neural Networks” (Danqi Chen and Christopher Manning)
  • “Human Effort and Machine Learnability in Computer Aided Translation” (Spence Green, Sida I. Wang, Jason Chuang, Jeffrey Heer, Sebastian Schuster and Christopher D. Manning)
  • “Modeling Biological Processes for Reading Comprehension” (Jonathan Berant, Vivek Srikumar, Pei-Chun Chen, Abby Vander Linden, Brittany Harding, Brad Huang and Christopher D. Manning)
  • “Glove: Global Vectors for Word Representation” (Jeffrey Pennington, Richard Socher and Christopher Manning)
  • “Combining Distant and Partial Supervision for Relation Extraction” (Gabor Angeli, Julie Tibshirani, Jean Wu and Christopher D. Manning)
  • “Learning Spatial Knowledge for Text to 3D Scene Generation” (Angel Chang, Manolis Savva and Christopher D. Manning)

“Predictive Translation Memory: A mixed-initiative system for human language translation” (Spence Green, Jason Chuang, Jeffrey Heer, and Christopher D. Manning) was presented earlier this month at the ACM 2014 User Interface and Technology Symposium in Honolulu, Hawaii.