Posts categorized under: 2018-Fall

Jeff presenting NNM Ch. 9

Hi MLRG friends, Jeff will be presenting chapter 9 of NNM at this week's meeting (November 9). However, it will be helpful if you take a look at chapter 6 beforehand as well, if you can. Hope to see you there!

Gary on a Brief History of the Logic of Time

Happy Halloween!!

This Friday (November 2), Gary will be giving a talk on a longstanding mystery topic, now demystified in the abstract below. A PDF in memoriam Alonso Church has also been added to the Google Drive folder. Hope to see you at the meeting :)

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A Brief History of the …


Hi all, this week's meeting (October 26) is cancelled since a large chunk of thegroup will not be around to attend. We also need a volunteer to present the next chapter of Neural Network Methods for next week's meeting, so if you are interested please get in touch with me …

Thomas on nati is IO-TSL

Hi folks! At tomorrow's meeting (October 19), Thomas will talk about the subregular complexity of segmental phonology. He will present IO-TSL as a new extension of TSL and explain how this class captures Sanskrit n-retroflexion (nati), perhaps the most complex known process in segmental phonology.

This is based on joint …

NNM Ch. 5 with Nazila (+visual NN guides)

Hi folks, hope everyone had at least a relatively enjoyable fall break! This Friday (October 12), Nazila will be presenting chapter 5 of Goldberg's Neural Network Methods for Natural Language Processing. Hope to see you there!

P.S. - For those of you who are feeling a bit fuzzy on perceptrons …


Hello folks, this Friday (October 5) we will NOT have a meeting, since Thomas and a handful of other group members will be attending NELS (woo!!). Next week we will resume the usual schedule, but don't come to the meeting this week because it doesn't exist. Hope to NOT see …

Jon presenting NNM Ch. 3

This Friday (September 21), Jon will be presenting chapter 3 of Yoav Goldberg's Neural Network Methods for Natural Language Processing. No reading necessary, but it may be helpful to take a look and/or review the handouts provided by Alëna when she presented the introduction and chapter 2 a couple …

Seoyoung on TSL Harmony

This Friday (September 14), Seoyoung will be presenting her TSL harmony project. Hope to see you all there!

P.S. - Alëna's handout from the last meeting has been uploaded to the Google Drive folder for your (re)viewing pleasure.

Alëna presents NNM Intro & Ch. 1

This Friday (September 7), Alëna will be presenting the introduction and chapter 1 of Yoav Goldberg's Neural Network Methods for Natural Language Processing. No reading necessary, but if you want to take a gander, you can find the book in the Google drive. Hope to see you there!

NLP Reading Group

This semester, the NLP reading group in the CS department is meeting each Friday 1-2pm, right after our own reading group. If you are interested in attending the NLP reading group, subscribe to their mailing list for updates. Instructions and additional information can be found on their website.

First Meeting Friday Noon

Based on the votes submitted so far, there is already a clear winner for the first meeting time. We will meet this Friday, Aug 31, from 12:00 to 1:00 in the CompLab (SBS N-250).

Meeting Time Poll for Fall 2018

Welcome back everyone!

With the start of a new semester, we have to once again agree on a meeting time. As usual, we will meet for one hour each Friday at some time around noon. Please indicate your scheduling constraints at the when2meet poll.