Don’t forget to come to the Greenberg room at 3PM on Friday September 20 for a welcome and introductions to new grad students and visitors, followed by a beginning-of-the-year party in the linguistics courtyard from 3:30-5:00.
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The annual conference of the North American chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics is going on this week in Atlanta. Stanford attendees include:
- Adam Vogel, Max Bodoia, Dan Jurafsky and Chris Potts: Emergence of Gricean Maxims from Multi-Agent Decision Theory (long paper)
- Marta Recasens, Matthew Can and Dan Jurafsky: Same Referent, Different Words: Unsupervised Mining of Opaque Coreferent Mentions (long paper)
- Marta Recasens, Marie-Catherine de Marneffe and Christopher Potts: The Life and Death of Discourse Entities: Identifying Singleton Mentions (short paper)
- Richard Socher and Christopher D. Manning: Deep Learning for NLP (without Magic). (tutorial)
We neglected to announce the Stanford speakers at last month’s Manchester Phonology Meeting. Apologies!
- Hsin-Chang Chen: Phonological variation and entailments in conditioned vowel shift: A case study of English o-fronting
- Alex Djalali and Arto Anttila: A constructive solution to the ranking problem in Partial Order Optimality Theory
- Sam Bowman: Two arguments for vowel harmony by trigger competition
- Sharon Inkelas and Stephanie Shih: Contour segments and tones in phase based Agreement by Correspondence
- Tom Wasow gave a talk last Friday at the Workshop on Explicit and Implicit Prosody in Sentence Processing at UMass Amherst, entitled “Prosody and Optional ‘to’”. The talk was coauthored by Tom Juzek, Robin Melnick, and Hanzhi Zhu.
- James Collins a giving a talk today at UCSC’s Syntax/Semantics Circle, entitled “The Morphosyntax of Ergativity in Samoan”