We have a considerable backlog of talks given by Stanford folks this summer to announce as well.
At ACL 2013 in Sofia, Bulgaria, August 4-9:
- Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil, Moritz Sudhof, Dan Jurafsky, Jure Leskovec and Christopher Potts: “A computational approach to politeness with application to social factors”
- Adam Vogel, Christopher Potts and Dan Jurafsky: “Implicatures and Nested Beliefs in Approximate Decentralized-POMDPs”
- Kevin Reschke, Adam Vogel and Dan Jurafsky: “Generating Recommendation Dialogs by Extracting Information from User Reviews”
- Marta Recasens, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil and Dan Jurafsky, ”Linguistic Models for Analyzing and Detecting Biased Language”
- Spence Green, Sida Wang, Daniel Cer and Christopher D. Manning: “Fast and Adaptive Online Training of Feature-Rich Translation Models”
- Mengqiu Wang, Wanxiang Che and Christopher D. Manning: Joint Word Alignment and Bilingual Named Entity Recognition Using Dual Decomposition
- Richard Socher, John Bauer, Christopher Manning and Andrew Ng: Parsing with Compositional Vector Grammars
- At the colocated CoNLL 2013 conference: Thang Luong, Richard Socher, and Christopher Manning, “Better Word Representations with Recursive Neural Networks for Morphology”
At UK Language Variation & Change 9, University of Sheffield, September 2-4:
- Podesva, Robert; Calder, Jeremy; Chen, Hsin-Chang; D’Onofrio, Annette; Flores Bayer, Isla; Kim, Seung Kyung; Van Hofwegen, Janneke: “The California Vowel Shift in a Rural Inland Community”
- Alum Lauren Hall-Lew with Ruth Friskney and James Scobbie: ”‘If you will allow me, Mr Speaker…’: Audience Design and Phonetic Variation in the House of Commons”
- Alum Devyani Sharma: “The Social Foundation of Feature Pools: An example from ethnolectal change”
Stanford Linguistics faculty, grad students, alums and affiliates at CogSci 2013, Berlin, July 31-August 3:
- Meghan Sumner, Chigusa Kurumada, Roey Gafter, Marisa Casillas: Phonetic variation and the recognition of words with pronunciation variants
- Marisa Casillas and Michael Frank: The development of predictive processes in children’s discourse understanding
- Chigusa Kurumada, Meredith Brown, Sarah Bibyk, Daniel Pontillo, Michael Tanenhaus: Incremental processing in the pragmatic interpretation of contrastive prosody
- Chigusa Kurumada: Contextual inferences over speakers’ pragmatic intentions: Preschoolers’ comprehension of contrastive prosody
- Chigusa Kurumada and T. Florian Jaeger: Communicatively efficient language production and case-marker omission in Japanese
- Molly Lewis and Michael Frank: Modeling disambiguation in word learning via multiple probabilistic constraints
- Molly Lewis and Michael Frank: An integrated model of concept learning and word-concept mapping
At the International Conference on Dependency Linguistics, Prague, August 27-30: Marie-Catherine de Marneffe, Miriam Connor, Natalia Silveira, Samuel R. Bowman, Timothy Dozat and Christopher D. Manning, “More constructions, more genres: Extending Stanford Dependencies”
Arto Antilla was an invited speaker at the 2013 International Conference on English Linguistics in Seoul, South Korea.
Alex Djalali gave a talk entitled “Extending a Natural Language Proof Theory: On Ordinary Comparatives” at the workshop Natural Language and Computer Science in New Orleans on June 28, 2013.
A number of papers were presented at the Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics at Cornell on August 23-25, 2013 (including three which emerged from last year’s fieldwork class!).
- Bonnie Krejci and Lelia Glass: The Noun/Adjective Distinction in Kazakh
- Hanzhi Zhu: Raising in Kazakh: Case, Agreement, and the EPP
- Asya Pereltsvaig and Ekaterina Lyutikova: Functional Structure in the Nominal Domain: A View from Tatar
- Samuel R. Bowman and Benjamin Lokshin: Idiosyncratic transparency in Kazakh vowel harmony
At ESSLLI 2013 at the University of Düsseldorf,
- Dan Lassiter and Noah Goodman taught a course on “Probability in semantics and pragmatics”
- Dan Lassiter and Heather Burnett taught a course on “Gradability, scale structure, and vagueness”
- Lelia Glass presented a poster on “Degree-Modiﬁed Nongradable Adjectives and Metalinguistic Comparison as Pragmatically Negotiated Scales” at the Student Session
Joan Bresnan was an invited speaker at the LSA 13 Workshop How the brain accommodates variability in linguistic representations, organized by alum Florian Jaeger.
Paul Kiparsky presented
Alumna Aswini Deo also presented a paper at the LSA 2013 workshop Patterns of Alignment in the Indo-Iranian Languages: Towards a Typology, entitled “The emergence of accusative objects in New Indo-Aryan ergative clauses”.